Very convenient with the airport bus (6001) stop right in front of the hotel, as well as the major shopping area of dongdaemun in walking distance.
A tip if you plan to take the airport bus when you leave, is to get there at least 1/2 hr earlier, because there are a LOT of people waiting in line to get to the bus, so there is no guarantee you can get on when it arrives (depending on the luggage space and people already on the bus). We got on the bus around 3pm, and sadly not many people waiting at the stops after us could get on the bus. There is a 1,000W coupon you can use for the bus ticket (search online), and you can just give it to the bus driver as you get on (the coupon works to/from the airport, so print out 2 copies).
I loved that the 2-bed room we were in had a desk/open area so that we could comfortably organize and pack our things as we accumulated more and more from our shopping. We peeked into an unoccupied room with 3 beds, and it didn't seem to have that desk area.
The one major problem we experienced was with our room door. The door lock never recognized our key, or even the housekeeper's keys. Every time we came back to our room, we had to try key more than 10 times or even 10 minutes, and we were really at the mercy of the door to see when it would randomly open for us. Because of this, every time, we would have to go back down to reception, tell them we couldn't open the door, and then they would write our room number down and have someone accompany us to our door, where we would go through the same process of trying to open the door again.
We were told by two different people that the door has this problem when the temperature inside the room and outside the room is very different. So we remarked, then do all the rooms have this problem? The evening of our second night, another guy was on duty to accompany us to help us open the door, and he was very apologetic to us about the situation, and said that the battery of the door lock seems to require replacement. So we said that is fine, and he came back to replace the entire lock/battery apparatus. We thought it would solve the problem, but lo and behold the next day when we returned to our room, the problem still occurred. So, we don't know if any other rooms had this problem too (if it was really a temperature issue), or we were just unlucky with our room?
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