K-Guesthouse Insadong

30-9, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Jongno-Gu110-300SeoulSouth Korea
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About K-Guesthouse Insadong

Set within the Insadong shopping district, K-Guesthouse Insadong provides easily accessible and central accommodations on a budget. The hostel, which features both dorms and private rooms, boasts a popular rooftop terrace with patio furniture and parasols.

All rooms and dorms are air-conditioned and come with an en-suite bathroom. In-room amenities include a mini-fridge, flat-screen TV and private lockers. Towels and toiletries are also provided.

The hostel's common area features a shared kitchen, dining table and computer stations. There is also a TV and board games for everyone to enjoy. Laundry facilities are self-serve and are located in the kitchen.

A light, continental-style breakfast is provided in the mornings. There are many cafes and restaurants nearby; two popular venues, Hwaro Myeongga and Jongnomijuk, are located less than a ten-minute walk away.

Historic palaces such as the Changdeokgung Palace and Gyeongbokgung Palace are around a mile away. K-Guesthouse Insadong is also within one mile of the Jongmyo Shrine.


30-9, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Jongno-Gu, 110-300, Seoul, South Korea
Telephone: +82(2)7324731 | Fax: +82(7)322891 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Concierge
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Satellite TV
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Strategic location

For many travellers, this hostel offers a very convenient location, as it is close to popular sights and within walking distance of public transportation. Two metro lines and the airport bus can be easily reached on foot. Guests also love the neighbourhood because it is loaded with charming cafes and various shops. It's a great location for visiting the palaces as well – two are located less than a mile away.

Convenient amenities

For budget accommodation, this hostel provides quite a few facilities that guests find useful. In addition to a kitchen, guests enjoy having access to a laundry machine. For many visitors, the outdoor terrace is the highlight of the hostel, as it provides a place to relax at the end of the day.

Attentive management

Guests leave many compliments to the friendly and approachable staff who appear to be very accommodating with even the smallest requests. Guests say there is always someone available and ready to help, whether its with travel arrangements or luggage.

Negative Reviews

Small shower issues

According to reviews, the showers here are not the best, with the largest complaint being poor water pressure. Guests also mention that regulating the water temperature can be difficult, and hot water is generally slow to start flowing.

Avoid large luggage

Guests claim the rooms and dorms are quite small and recommend avoiding the dorms if carrying large suitcases. According to guests, at full capacity, the dorms can't comfortably fit everyone's luggage.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 60 reviews across the web
8.2 /10
8.2 out of 10 based on 60 reviews