Whitetail Backpacker & Hostel

241-28 Yeonnam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea, Distance from city centre: 4.9km
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Rating: 85%from 8 reviews

  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 92%Staff
  • 82%Security
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 75%Location
  • 90%Value for money
  • 87%Facilities
We are a couple who have a great enthusiasm for traveling. We know what backpackers really need. We offer affortable rooms and we always ensure the quality of cleanliness of our hostel is well maintained at all times. Most importantly, we provide our guest with quality breakfast everyday. Of course we also have your favourite toast - which you get in addition with different types of delicious jams.

From property to the hustle and bustle main area of Hongdae is around 15mins walk. Our property is located in a safe, quiet and residential neighbourhood. We assure that you have a peaceful night's sleep. There are a lot of cute little cafes, 24-hour convenience stores and supermarkets near our place. The closest subway station is conviniently located for connecting to the airport and all main tourist spots.

If this is your first time to Korea and you have no idea where to stay, to visit, to eat, to shop, maybe we can help you with it. Our FREE service & facilities included WIFI, pubilc computers, lockers, towels, luggage storage, chocolate & tea & coffee, laundry, lots of DVDs, Korea cutural books, a large common room for you to meet other travellers. All the rooms are equipped with air-conditioner. 24 hours reception, no curfew and late check out. We can help you to get tickets to Nanta, traditional plays, Everland, DMZ , Ski-tour, flight ticket reservation & etc.

If you are looking for a quality budget place to stay in Seoul, Whitetail is the right one for you. We look forward to meeting you!

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour security
  • Adaptors
  • Age Restriction
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Non Smoking
  • PLAYSTATION
  • Postal Service
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels Included
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 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.

1. All room fee balance to be paid upon arrival in cash only. We only accept Korean Won.
2. Strictly no smoking anywhere on the entire property.
3. Passport or Valid ID with photo for check-in.
4. Free laundry service only applied to guest who stay 3 nights or more.
5. Bookings for Single Camping Tent Bed require a minimum 2 nights stay.
6. Check-in time is 1pm to 11pm. If your arrive before 1pm, you can leave your luggage with us. Check-in after 11pm is possible, you MUST email us before your check-in date.

Directions
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If you take the Airport railway line (AREX) from Incheon airport (47mins) or Kimpor airport (14mins), you can arrive directly to Hongik Univ. station without changing to other trains.

It's about 10mins walk from Hongik Univ. station (홍대입구역), exit 3 to our property.

Direction:
Walk straight until the intersection where you'll see a blue police sign high up, turn right and follow the big road being on the left until you find the blue sign 'Donggyo-ro 41-gil', take a left on that sign and stay on the right side of the road with many trees in the middle, you will pass by a small cafe named 'Design', keep on going for around 4mins.Then once you see a small restaurant called 'In Season' on the right (black color sign, at the corner), and a playground on the left, keep going straight and you will see a sign on the wall 'Whitetail', take a right turn for further 5 meters and you are there.

Address:
241-28 Yeonnam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul.
or
Seongmisan-ro 29-gil 24-6, Mapo-gu, Seoul

For GPS : (N3733'54.8') (12655'20.9')

Located Near

-24-hour convenience stores:2mins
-ATMs and Banks :5mins
-Local restaurants, bars:8mins
-Train to airport, subway & bus station:12mins
Ewha Univ (Women's clothing, hair saloons, beauty shops & etc) :10mins
Seoul train station :10mins
Gyeongbokgung Palace:15mins
Insadong :15mins
Myeogdong shopping town:15mins
Yongsan electronic market :15mins
Itaewon foreign town:20mins
Dongdaemun fashion town 20mins
Lotte world Theme Park:35mins
Kimpo Airport:15mins
Incheon Airport:47mins

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