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“Great location, youthful atmosphere” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Backpacker Friends
Ranked #354 of 533 Speciality Lodging in Seoul
Melbourne, Australia
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“Great location, youthful atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2011

Located smack bang in the party district of Hongdae, Backpacker Friends provided a very comfortable stay during my time in Seoul. The owner, Mr Kim, is a very friendly, helpful and very laid-back guy. Offered to relocate me to another dorm on my second night when there were 3 other girls in my dorm. The main room has things strewn everywhere - it seems that Mr Kim, and some of the staff, sleep eat and breath the main room! - and the bathroom is a little disorganised, but should be fine for the young and the young-at-heart looking for some fun and no-fuss accommodation. Little tricky to find, no obvious signs to the hostel, located on the fourth floor of a building.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Backpacker Friends
Address: 4F 404-8 Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul
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Ranked #354 of 533 Speciality Lodging in Seoul
Number of rooms: 24
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