Whitetail Backpacker & Hostel

390-69 Yeonnam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea, Distance from city centre: 4.7km
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Rating: 89%from 3 reviews

  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 100%Staff
  • 93%Security
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 86%Location
  • 86%Value for money
  • 86%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 10mins 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, 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. No curfew and late check out. We can help you to get tickets to Nanta, traditional plays, DMZ , Ski-tours, flight ticket reservations & 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!

Things to note:

1. All room fee balance to be paid upon arrival in cash only. We only accept Korean Won.
2. Strictly no smoking anywhere in the entire property.
3. Passport or Valid ID with photo for check-in.
4. We do not provide free laundry. Laundry fee is 3000 Won per load.
5. Check-in time is 1pm to 11pm. Guest check in after 11pm are required to stay at least 2 nights. And MUST email us before the check-in date.
6. We do no accept Korean guest or reservations made by Korean credit cards. We will cancel your reservation without any further notice.

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Age Restriction
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Free Breakfast
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Playstation
  • Postal Service
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels Included
  • Utensils
  • 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.

Things to note:

1. All room fee balance to be paid upon arrival in cash only. We only accept Korean Won.
2. Strictly no smoking anywhere in the entire property.
3. Passport or Valid ID with photo for check-in.
4. We do not provide free laundry. Laundry fee is 3000 Won per load.
5. Check-in time is 1pm to 11pm. Guest check in after 11pm are required to stay at least 2 nights. And MUST email us before the check-in date.
6. We do no accept Korean guest or reservations made by Korean credit cards. We will cancel your reservation without any further notice.

Directions
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If you take the Airport railway line (AREX) from Incheon airport (50mins) or Kimpor airport (15mins), you can arrive Hongik Univ. station directly without changing to another trains.

It's about 5mins walk from Hongik Univ. station (홍대입구역), exit 3 to our property.

Direction:
After got out from Exit 3, walk straight you'll see Bread Comma Cafe on your left. Keep walking until the intersection you'll see Yoger Presso cafe on your left. Turn right to the direction of shops (not the park path direction) and follow the big road, being on the right until you find the blue sign 'Donggyo-ro 38-gil', take a right on that sign and you will see a Japanese restaurant Nanohana. Keep on going until you see a tall yellow pole on your left, turn left & keep going. You will see us on the right, black color door with the Whitetail sign.


Address:
390-69 Yeonnam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul.
or
8-1 Donggyo-ro 38an-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea

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

Located Near

24-hour convenience store: 2 mins
ATM & Bank: 5 mins
Local restaurants & bars: 1 min
Train to airport, subway & bus station: 5 mins
Ewha Univ.: 10 mins by subway
Seoul Station :10 mins by subway
Gyeongbokgung Palace: 15 mins by subway
Insadong: 15mins by subway
Myeogdong shopping district:15 mins by subway
Itaewon foreign town: 20 mins by subway
Dongdaemun fashion town: 20 mins by subway
Lotte World: 35 mins by subway
Kimpo Airport: 15 mins by subway
Incheon Airport: 50 mins by subway

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