K-Guesthouse Myeongdong 1

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K-Guesthouse Myeongdong 1 is a guesthouse that is conveniently located in the shopping, restaurants and sightseeing areas of Seoul City. The guesthouse has a total number of 17 rooms. Here are the pros and cons of what K-Guesthouse Myeongdong 1 has to offer to you.

Pros

 

  • K-Guesthouse Myenongdong 1 is located just 1 kilometre from the city centre
  • 2 minutes walking distance to Myeongdong shopping district
  • 9 minutes walking distance to  Namdaemun market
  • Dongdaemun is just two stops away by subway
  • 3 to 4 minutes walking distance to Lotte Department Store and Shinsegae Department Store
  • There are many local restaurants and cafes that are within the walking distance from K-Guesthouse Myeongdong 1
  • Although N Seoul Tower can be seen on the opposite site from the common area in K-Guesthouse Myeongdong 1, it is about 3 to 4 minutes walking distance to the cable car ticket box
  • 1-minute walking distance to the Chinese Embassy
  • 3 minutes walking distance to the airport limousine and bus stop at the Myeongdong subway station
  • 2 blocks away from places of interests like Cheonggye-stream, Gyeongbokgung Palace, Deoksugung Palace, Insadong, Buckhon and Hanok Village and only requires 10 to 15 minutes by bus
  • There is a Starbucks next door for your coffee fix and a convenience store can be found across the road
  • The manager is friendly. helpful, accommodating and he will make you feel welcomed
  • The front desk staffs are friendly, obliging and some of them can communicate in fluent English
  • The front desk staffs can also help you to arrange for airport shuttle service and taxi service
  • You can also reserve specific tours like ski tours, snowboarding tours or even DMZ tours at an additional surcharge through the front desk staffs
  • You can rent a portable Wi-Fi at the front desk counter but none of the guests mentioned if there is an additional surcharge for it
  • The guesthouse also offers luggage storage facility
  • There are also interesting and unique wall arts in the guesthouse for you to take fun pictures with
  • Some guests were fortunate enough to be given early check-ins
  • The guesthouse provides complimentary breakfast to guests consisting of bread, jam, peanut butter, cereal, cornflakes, milk, juice, coffee and tea
  • There is a hot and cold water dispenser for your drinking water and you can also cook instant noodles using the hot water from it
  • There is also a microwave at the same area for you to heat up your food
  • There is a laundry area with washing machine located on the second floor and there’s a rooftop area for you to hang your clothes
  • Each room comes with air conditioning, heating system, flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi internet access, bed linen, hairdryer, toiletries and towels
  • The rooms are clean, comfortable and has a modern design
  • The guesthouse also emphasizes on safety and security by having their rooms digitally locked

 

 

Cons

 

  • As the kitchen operates on Do-it-yourself basis, you will have to wash your own glasses and plates after using them
  • The rooms are relatively small so you might not have enough space to open your luggage
  • Some guests love the hard type bed while the rest of the guests found the bed to be a little hard
  • Some guests complained that the Wi-Fi internet access signal is weak
  • The size of the bathroom is very small which makes it difficult for you to shower
  • The shower head is facing the bathroom door so the water may seep into the bedroom while you are showering unless you put a towel to cover the bottom of the door
  • Some guests said that the bathroom has a weird smell

 

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