Chingu Guesthouse Hongdae - Mr.Kim's branch

19-3, Wausan-ro 1-gil, Mapo-Gu, Seoul, South Korea, Distance from city centre: 5.5km
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Rating: 90%from 4 reviews

  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 100%Staff
  • 90%Security
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 90%Location
  • 90%Value for money
  • 85%Facilities
Welcome to Chingu Guesthouse, your sweet home away from home!!!

Feel at home with our warm atmosphere and caring staff. Meet the most interesting travelers and enjoy your time together while relaxing in our comfortable common areas or head out to Hongdae, Seoul's most famous music and clubbing district.

Chingu Guesthouse Offers:

Awesome staff

Our multilingual staff will cater for any of your needs and always provide you with the best hospitality experience possible.

Amazing Common Areas

Due to the nature of our guesthouse we can offer 2 specious living rooms equipped with computers, TV and 2 fully equipped kitchens that you are free to use!!! Make new friends and chill out all together!!!


Chingu Guesthouse is conveniently located near Hongik University subway station exit 1 with easy access to Seoul’s downtown area (via Subway Line 2) or Incheon & Gimpo Airports (via the Airport Railroad). Easy to find local and express buses can also offer inexpensive travel to other areas of Seoul and the surrounding suburbs.

Absolute Pub Crawl International Parties

The most awesome thing you can do in Seoul!
Every week locals and people from all around the world gather together and make the hottest nightlife party group ever! Together with their fun loving guides, they visit multiple bars and clubs while socializing, drinking, dancing and enjoying partying! You should not miss the chance to be a part of this!
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Don’t wait and book us now!

We are looking to welcome you to our big Chingu family.

***Please Note:****
We accept Cash Payment Only.

Special Notice>
Basic Private Twin Room(5th floor)
Basic 8 Bed Mixed Dorm(5th floor)
Basic 1 Bed Tent Room(5th floof)
-These all 3 tents are at the same room
Basic 10 Bed Mixed Dorm(4th floor)
Basic 4 Bed Mixed Dorm(4th floor)
Basic Private Double Room(4th floor)

we have 2 locations.
All basic rooms are at different building, if you book roof top building, you can come here. then we can take you there from here. It takes 7min by foot.
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Currency Exchange
  • Dryer
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Taxes included
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Unfortunately due to Korean laws, we cannot accommodate Koreans. Thank you for your understanding.

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By subway:

1. Once you arrive at 'Hongik Univ.' subway station, which is located on the airport line and green line 2 of subway, take EXIT 1.
2.Once out of Exit 1, go right and walk straight until the first intersection.
3. Turn RIGHT once at the intersection.
4. Walk straight and turn left at the next intersection, you'll see two 7-eleven's, and a Paris Baguette at this intersection.
5. Walk for about 50 meters until you reach the CU MART which will be on your right hand.
6. Walk just a few seconds more until you reach MOD's hair PARIS hair salon.
7. We are located in the alley just behind MOD's hair PARIS salon.

By airport bus:

Direction for Limousine bus #6002(fee:10,000 won)

1. Exit from door # 5 or # 12 on the 1st floor of the airport
2. You will see the sign ' 5B ' or ' 12B '
3. Take the Airport bus No. 6002 at gate 5B (or 12B)
4. Get off at 'Kyungnam Wedding Hall' Bus Stop. The bus ride takes about 40mins.
5. After you get off the bus, go across the crosswalk towards Hyundai Car dealer.
6. Go straight down the street between the Hyundai Car dealership and the Kyungnam Wedding hall(경남웨딩홀)
7. Continue straight past CU mart and turn right at the 3 way intersection
8. You will see another CU MART across the road
9. The building next to CU MART is Mod's hair PARIS
10. We are located just behind Mod's hair PARIS

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