MyeongDong Guesthouse COMO

Como

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COMO, which stands for beautiful and comfortable in Italian is a guesthouse located in Myeongdong shopping area. The guesthouse wants to be an open place for tourist all over the world to share their unique cultures. Below is the list of pros and cons for this guesthouse.

Pros

 

  • Close to shopping, airport bus and subway
  • Good location if you like to shop in Myeongdong and love night markets
  • Myeongdong main shopping area is located opposite the guesthouse and it is just 5 minutes’ walk away
  • Jung-Gu is great place to shop for clothes and make-ups
  • Plenty of cafes nearby for you to chill and relax
  • Nearest airport is Gimpo Airport located 17.7 kilometres away from the guesthouse
  • 1 minute walk away from subway station
  • Easy to locate the guesthouse
  • You can find money changers and hospital nearby the guesthouse
  • Several tourist attraction nearby such as Lotte Duty Free shop located 0.6 kilometres from guesthouse and Namdaemun Market located 1.1 kilometres away from the guesthouse
  • You can also visit the Seoul Tower by taking a 15 minutes’ walk to the cable car station
  • With the help of the owner, you can also visit Namsagol Village easily
  • Mr. Park, the owner is friendly and he can give you suggestions on the places to eat and on the places to visit
  • The staffs are friendly
  • Free breakfast with soup, bread, jam, hard boiled eggs and cereals
  • There is a lift just for luggage
  • There is a self-service laundry room and you can wash your clothes anytime for free
  • Each room comes with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, kettle and mini fridge
  • Each bathroom comes with plenty of face towels, free toiletries, slippers and hairdryer
  • The beds were comfortable and had heating pads

 

 

Cons

 

  • The room is very small with no place to stand and almost no place to put and open your luggage
  • Everything gets wet when you shower because most guesthouses have small bathrooms with showers so remember to remove the toilet paper before showering as it will get wet
  • Unpleasant smell in the bathroom due to the drain underneath so it is impossible to leave the bathroom door open when you sleep
  • Water heater is faulty at times
  • Some guests mentioned that the towels provided are not clean
  • The guesthouse only provides face towels so remember to bring your own bath towel
  • The walls are very thin and you can hear everything happening in the corridor from your room
  • The guesthouse can be noisy because there is a karaoke joint that opens until midnight and many people will walk around the entrance of the guesthouse

Extra Tips

  • Try to avoid having your room on the first 3 floors if you like to sleep until later because the staffs tend to talk loudly in the morning
  • If you don’t mind the noise in the morning and do not want to climb higher than 3rd floor, ask for rooms on the 2nd or 3rd floor because there is no elevator to take you up to your room

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