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

96.5% Overall Rating

168 out of 169 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (20/08/2014)

Yi Man Hung thinks…

"The atmosphere is very nice. Friendly owner and staff. The hostel is near to the intercity bus terminal and many major sightseeing points."

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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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96.5%

Overall Rating

168 out of 169 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'The House Hostel'

Atmosphere
96.0%
Location
96.0%
Facilities
98.4%
Cleanliness
93.6%
Staff
97.6%
Value
96.8%
Safety
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Yi Man Hung

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

20 August 2014 Yi Man would recommend this property

Liked: The atmosphere is very nice. Friendly owner and staff. The hostel is near to the intercity bus terminal and many major sightseeing points.

Disliked: Nil.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

15 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Host speaks English, and is very knowledgeable about the town's attractions. He even has pictures of the location ready to show guests. The hostel environment is welcoming, and has a lot of personal touches.

Disliked: It is a little difficult to find if you choose to take the short-cut.

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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

21 June 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Super hostel! I recommend it! Friendly and cheap

Disliked: Nothing

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Chung Keat Kwan

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

11 May 2014 Chung Keat would recommend this property

Liked: I like how the place was decorated and the facilities that the hostel provides. The room was very clean and cosy. The staff were very friendly and helpful.

Disliked: Nothing

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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break
Family Holiday
Romantic getaway

21 April 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice ,clean and feel comfortable

Disliked: none

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Ratna Ayu Maruti

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

16 April 2014 Ratna Ayu would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent service, great facilities.. The owner, Mr. Yoo, gave us explanation about Sokcho tourist object clearly. Really helpful and friendly!!!

Disliked: Ratna Ayu left no negative feedback.

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Theeranan Limthong

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

09 April 2014 Theeranan would recommend this property

Liked: Great staff Advice about travelling

Disliked: Nothing

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

09 April 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great owners, very good atmosphere.

Disliked: Nothing!

97.1%
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ELENA TJAU

With friends / other travellers

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

07 March 2014 ELENA would recommend this property

Liked: I really recomended for this hostel to stay if you come to Sokcho to go to Mt. Sorak. The staff is very helpfull and care. I really enjoy stay in here with my friend. I want to go back again and stay here again. The location is good and not to far from local terminal bus station. The room is very clean and cozy

Disliked: Perfect and nothing to be complain

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warita tinuphap

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

03 February 2014 warita would recommend this property

Liked: - Clean room - Cloesd to Bus terminal - Low price - Good service

Disliked: -

62.9%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

SHOOK KIEM LIM

As a family with children

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

08 January 2014 SHOOK KIEM would recommend this property

Liked: Location and free bike.

Disliked: No cooking facilities and hospitallity.

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Windi Wulandari

With friends / other travellers

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

13 November 2013 Windi would recommend this property

Liked: Helpful staff, tocatioan and interior of hostel it's homy

Disliked: Nothing

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Yuan Li

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

19 October 2013 Yuan would recommend this property

Liked: The owner and wife are VERY FRIENDLY. Once we checked in, he explained to us all the tourist places in the area. The room was really cosy and clean. The room exceeded my expectations with available towels, hair dryer, clothes rack, tv and even bath tub! I would think of the House Hostel as a Hotel than a Hostel. The entire hostel was very homely.

Disliked: Nothing!

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Tan Dewi

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

16 October 2013 Tan would recommend this property

Liked: hommy

Disliked: nothing

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Helenka Jiricek

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

16 October 2013 Helenka would recommend this property

Liked: It's very near to the Intercity bus terminal (NOT the Express Bus Terminal). It's very close to the bus stop for Seorak mountain. The interior decor was quirky and interesting with a variety of eclectic bits and pieces. I really liked the polished rock collection. The kitchen is a warm centre, great for chatting with other guests.

Disliked: Although wifi was good a few times I tried to go online on their free internet and the system was down. But I think that is more to do with the high mountains around Sokcho and the weather conditions than the Hostel itself.

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Customer review

As a family with children

Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture

03 October 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff is very helpful and enthusiatic in introducing the attractive places at Sokcho

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
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Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

see peng cheah

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

29 September 2013 see peng would recommend this property

Liked: nice environment and like a small world to gathering around with different country of people.

Disliked: see peng left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

23 September 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: friendly staff nice rooms great value

Disliked: nothing

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Lecras Romain

With my spouse / partner

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

17 September 2013 Lecras would recommend this property

Liked: Tout ! La meilleur guesthouse que j'ai occupé en Corée du Sud, le manager est d'une grande gentillesse, il nous a donné de tres bon conseils pour visiter Sokcho. Le cadre est vraiment sympa. Bref allez y !

Disliked: Rien !

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

14 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The owner was very friendly and helpful, giving us all the info we needed for Seoroksan. And the hostel had such a happy, home-like atmosphere.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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TONY WOO

As a family with children

Beach / sunbathing
Family Holiday
Sightseeing & culture

13 July 2013 TONY would recommend this property

Liked: Free breakfast

Disliked: Nil

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sylvain gaffie

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
City break
Sightseeing & culture

08 July 2013 sylvain would recommend this property

Liked: Mr Is really a nicevperson really helpfull. I love the rooms and the place. very clean and tidy.

Disliked: I recommend this hostel 100%

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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

08 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Cool hostel, nice outside area to hang out. The owner is very friendly. When we arrived he sat us down with the tourist map of the area and gave loads of advice on what to see & do. The bus to Seoraksan National park is just around the corner from the hostel, and again he can tell you loads about the different hiking trails you can do.

Disliked: The free bikes aren't all that great, but they are free! And just a tip, wear bug spray when sitting outside in summer! Got a couple of bites.

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agus tinus

With friends / other travellers

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

26 June 2013 agus would recommend this property

Liked: the vibe is very vintage and makes me felt like im at home

Disliked: nothing

80.0%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Nerissa Ng

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

21 June 2013 Nerissa would recommend this property

Liked: friendly staff! super beautiful lounger area.

Disliked: no aircon :)

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