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Reviews of The House Hostel

Hostel | 452-5 Dongmyeong Dong, Sokcho Kangwon-do, South Korea 217-809

96.2% Overall Rating

173 out of 174 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (11/09/2014)

"Everything about the House felt comfortable and welcoming. The laundry room and kitchen felt especially homelike."

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Bicycle hire
  • Outside area

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

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96.2%

Overall Rating

173 out of 174 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'The House Hostel'

Atmosphere
94.4%
Location
96.8%
Facilities
97.6%
Cleanliness
94.4%
Staff
97.6%
Value
96.0%
Safety
96.8%
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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break
Romantic getaway

22 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Mr Yoo was really friendly and courteous. He actually spent time to explain to us on the local attractions and where abouts.

Disliked: Toilet was a little old.

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OKTAVIANUS DWI PRABOWO

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

22 November 2011 OKTAVIANUS DWI would recommend this property

Liked: i really like to stay here. cheap,nice,comfort, clean. very recommended for all traveller overseas. thanks to Mr Yoo and his mom, both of you are extremely nice at all. gamsa-hamnidah ;)

Disliked: none

94.3%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

11 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The environment and atomsphere is really good.

Disliked: The shower is not strong enough

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woo maggie

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

30 October 2011 woo would recommend this property

Liked: Everything! Mr Yoo is super nice, d hostel is beautiful; small but cozy, bus stop just outside, Intercity Bus terminal walking distance, n totally must visit those restaurant recommended by Mr Yoo, totally super yummy with cheap price.

Disliked: hot water for shower. Sometime got sometime errr abit slow. N for d pantry, try to watch d red light indication for hot water is at full bar b4 u make ur coffee. :p

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

13 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly and helpful host.

Disliked: none

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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

12 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It is the 2nd time I've been there and the chap who runs it is very helpful.

Disliked: no problems

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indah chairul

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

11 October 2011 indah would recommend this property

Liked: It's very homey :D

Disliked: None

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Stephanie d'Arcy

With friends / other travellers

City break
Family Holiday
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

26 September 2011 Stephanie would recommend this property

Liked: Great intro from Yoo on arrival with tourists tips, restaurant recommendations and a free map! Rooms are decent; water, tv, hot shower. Good breakfast and fully equipped kitchen. Really close to the bus terminal. will stay here again on our next visit to Sokcho.

Disliked: Nothing!

97.1%
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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

25 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendliness and location

Disliked: smell in bathroom

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

17 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It has such a great atmosphere as soon as u step into the house. It's a great hostel and so welcome, as there are no hostels in south Korea apart from Seoul and surrounding area's

Disliked: there is nothing to dislike about this hostel.

97.1%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

JONI Joni

As a family with children

Family Holiday
Sightseeing & culture

08 September 2011 JONI would recommend this property

Liked: the rooms are very clean.. the owner (Mr. Yoo) is very friendly and helpful by briefing us about attraction around the hotel plus the bus route... very nice decorated... the kitchen is very nice... the hang out area is very cozy...

Disliked: nothing...

91.4%
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MOTOKAZU GIBO

As a family with children

Family Holiday

07 September 2011 MOTOKAZU would recommend this property

Liked: very kind of owner and his mother

Disliked: so many mosquitoes

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

28 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The manager is very helpful to provide info for sightseeing and meal. The facility is quite good equipped with open yard for friendly talks.

Disliked: The location of this property is very convenience. However it shall state location is nearby the Intercity Express Terminal because there is alos another Express Bus Terminal which far away.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

ERNI RUSTIANI

As a family with children

Family Holiday

28 August 2011 ERNI would recommend this property

Liked: The internet is on the room

Disliked: The room is too small

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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

13 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It's the most beautiful hostel we have ever been to! The atmosphere is great, the owner is so nice and helpful.

Disliked: Everything was excellent. We didn't find anything that bothered us.

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

08 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent stay. A highlight of the trip.

Disliked: My aircon didn't work.

62.9%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing

29 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: warm introduction of sokcho by the owner. about food and travel plan: )

Disliked: the room is too crowed for two people

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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Romantic getaway
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

27 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great directions and easy to find. The manager was very helpful and always available to answer questions. The room was clean and the atmosphere was excellent. We will be going back in a few months!

Disliked: nothing!

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Alex Chan

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

26 June 2011 Alex would recommend this property

Liked: Great European country style decor. Helpful owner.

Disliked: N/A

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Robert Meyer

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

15 June 2011 Robert would recommend this property

Liked: Everything you'd want in a hostel - if only they could replicate this place throughout the world!

Disliked: Nothing

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Events / festivals
Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Visiting friends or family

15 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly Staff. Mr. Yao tells us where's the interesting site that we can go and his recommendation was great.

Disliked: Nothing much

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Natalia Schonowski

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

10 June 2011 Natalia would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice place, feels very homey and the owner was very helpful

Disliked: nothing

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

03 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good breakfast, lots of Computer with Internet, nice hostel to meet other Backpackers, very helpfull staff

Disliked: nothing

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pei hsiang chen

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Relaxation/spa
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

22 May 2011 pei hsiang would recommend this property

Liked: Very handy location,24HR-store and bus stops are within 20 meters. Friendly staff, he provide all the detials about surrounding. It's like a home away from home.

Disliked: None

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piched intharaaksorn

As a family with children

Backpacking / gap year

13 May 2011 piched would recommend this property

Liked: the owner is very polite and friendly and room is very nice suitable with the price we paid.

Disliked: no