Kimchee Dongdaemun Guesthouse
Our friendly, comfortable, and affordable guesthouse in downtown Seoul, Korea, is the city's most central, most value-for-money hostel catering for the budget travellers and backpackers.
We have a wide selection of rooms, from private ensuite rooms to a six-bed dorm for the really price-conscious traveller. The rooms have brand-new furniture, linen, towels, computers and electronics, etc.
We have air-conditioning in every room, free 24hr Wi-Fi, free Internet access, free lockers, free washing machine usage and free clean and fresh linen and towel.
Extremely informative English-speaking staff offer detailed information and advice on directions, attractions, good show and some of the Korea's most popular restaurants, cafes, bars, and clubs, all within a few minutes' walk.
Hong Guesthouse puts you in the heart of everything Seoul has to offer.
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- 24 hour security
- Air Conditioning
- Breakfast not included
- Cable TV
- Card phones
- Common Room
- Fax Service
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Meeting Room
- Outdoor Terrace
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours Travel Desk
- Towels Included
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis 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 InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Reception closes at 11.30pm. In the event that you'll be checking in late, please let us know in advance so that we can make arrangements to have someone waiting for you. Our hostel has a no-smoking policy. There's no curfew.
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By Limousine Bus (No. 6002) (Cost: 10,000KRW)
1st Bus from Incheon Airport: 5.30am
Last Bus from Incheon Airport: 11pm
1.Exit door # 5 or # 12 on the 1st floor at the airport
2.You will see the sign ' 5B ' or ' 12B '
3.Take an Airport bus No. 6002 at gate 5B(or 12A)
4.Get off at 'Dongdaemun Market'(종로6가,동대문시장, please print this name in Korean and show it to the bus driver) Bus Stop. Also you can tell to the bus driver that you need Jongno(6)yuk-ga area.
5.After you get off the bus, walk backwards towards the first traffic crossing. You should see '백수약국' (pharmacy) across the street.
6.Cross the road.
7.Walk straight into the street on your right.
8.Turn left into the first alley.
9. You should see Hong Guesthouse Downtown sign on your right about 30m after you turned into the alley
By Subway either from Incheon or Gimpo Airport(Arex + Seoul Metro Line 1)
AREX EXPRESS (Incheon/Gimpo Airport to Seoul Station DIRECT): 13,800 KRW
AREX REGULAR (Incheon/Gimpo Airport to Seoul Station): 4,450 KRW
Seoul Metro: 1,150 KRW
1st Train from Incheon/Gimpo Airport to Seoul: 5.20am (AREX REGULAR) / 5.30am (AREX EXPRESS)
Last Train from Incheon/Gimpo Airport to Seoul: 11.45pm (AREX REGULAR) / 9.30pm (AREX EXPRESS)
1st Train from Seoul Station to Incheon/Gimpo Airport: 5.30am
Last Train from Seoul Station to Incheon/Gimpo Airport: 11.30pm
1.Take the AREX Express/ AREX Regular train and get off at Seoul Station
2.Upon arrival at Seoul Station, transfer to Line 1
3.Get off at Jongno 5-ga station
4.Come out of Exit 4
5.Walk straight for 150m till you reach the first traffic light, where you will see '백수약국'(pharmacy). Turn left into the street after the pharmacy.
6.Turn left into the first alley.
7. You should see Hong Guesthouse Downtown sign on your right about 30m after you turned into the alley
Taxi will cost you about 70,000~100,000 won.
If you are taking taxi, please confirm that price with the taxi driver beforehand.
Address in Korean(for Taxi driver): 대한민국 서울시 종로구 효제동 233-3번지
Please contact us if you have any problems or if you are arriving later than you mentioned.
IF YOU CANNOT FIND OUR PLACE, TRY TO CALL US WE'LL BE HAPPY TO GO PICK YOU UP at the Jongno 5-ga subway station or the airport bus stop 'Dongdaemun Market'.
Jongno 5-ga Metro Station (3mins) Direct Airport Bus Stop #6002 (3mins) Cheonggyecheon Stream (5mins) Jongmyo (Royal Shrine) (5mins) KwangJang Market (5mins) Changdeokgung Palace (10mins) Changgyeonggung Palace (10mins) Gyeongbokgung Palace (20mins) Dongdaemun Shopping malls (10mins)