About this listing
stay as local in the central of Seoul!
STAY AS LOCAL KOREAN IN HEART OF SEOUL.
** important!! MY CALENDER IS ALWAYS UP TO DATE!! **
I have four apartments at the same building, same location.
please check the availiaty of the other apartment if this apartment is full.
If you are visiting Seoul and you would like to consider staying in an inexpensive but cozy and warm apartment feel free to email me!
this is a studio apartment include private bathroom.
This apartment has a full functional kitchen, full bathroom and queen size bed.
the apartment is located central of Seoul on Choonjeongno station in between Cityhall(Cheonggyecheon), royal palace and Hongdae area. It's residence area for local Korean. you could feel and live as local people.
the apartment is located on the 3th floor in a quiet and safe residential area nearby cityhall. it's close to a lot of tourist area, and seoul station(15min by walk) 50min from airport(by airport bus). very central easy to go everywhere in seoul and any other city.
1. How to come & transportation.
8mins walking distance from Choongjeongno station(line(2,5)) and Seodaemun station(line5), besides there is shuttle bus from subway to the house every 5mins, if you don't want to walk. but you could feel amd see how local Korean to live as like..
only 1 station away from Cityhall&Gwanghwamun which major attractions. walking distance!
*how to come
from Incheon international airport. After you arrive to incheon airport, you could go out exit 5B or 12A at arrival gate. front of the 5B or 12A gate , there is 6002 bus. Take the 6002bus. Your station is Choongjeongno(충정로역). Should get off the bus at Choongjeongno(충정로역). I will pick you up in there.. please let me know the arrival time.
from Kimpo domestic airport. just take purple line. station is Choongjeongno(충정로역). come out exit 8. there is elevator. I will pick you up in there. please let me know the arrival time.
2. comfy & clean
comfortable queen size bed. include clean sheet, 2pillows, blankets.
- WIFI ACCESESS.
- laundry machine in the apartment
- LED TV with a lot of cable channels
- 24h hot shower and clean bath room. divided shower section with rain shower.
- Ondol(underfloor heating system)/aircondition
- Dining table and chairs for 2people
- bed linen and shower towels are included
- a full functional kitchen, rice cooker, toaster machine, wireless kettle, cooking stove, dishes, etc
- cleaner, voltage adaptor.
3. Eat&Drink (provided the map which I recommend)
1min : discount grocery store(7AM-1AM OPEN), KIMBAB(korean roll sushi $1.3), fresh bakery, BBQ chicken(Korean no,1 chicken take out & delivery chicken), snack bar(Korean snack bar : Tteokbokki, sundae, fritter), beer&soju(Korean alcohol) bar. (Not tourist food&price! Local food&price!)
2mins : local Korean restaurants (from $4) provided guide for how to order& recommend . Korean home cooked menu(many side dishes, soup, rice), Samgyupsal BBQ restaurant(pork belly babaque) : Korean love it with Soju"korean alcohol" from 5$
5mins : Italian pasta, Chinese restaurant, handmade hamburger, kimchi restaurant, ginseng Chicken soup, Paris baguette, Makgulli trendy bar(rice white treditional wine)
8mins : Bibimbap restaurant(5$), Starbucks, cafe Bene, Standing coffee, Two some place, main famous& delicious coffee shops.
quite and safety residence area, main entrance have security key pad, there is your own key with the apartment. I work down stair of this apartment, I always love to help you for anything.
5. under 3km around main attractions (walk distance or 10-15mins by taxi, metro, bus). taxi is cheap in Korea. (2-5$)
Seoul station,main shopping center(Myoungdong district, Lotte department store, Shinsaegae department store, Dongdaemun night market), cityhall square, Gwanghwamun, Deoksugung, Cheonggye square, Dongdaemun Market, Cheonggye Cheon museum, Honghakkyo(Seoul folk flea market), Daehakro, Changgyeonggung, Changdeokgung, Insa-dong, Seoul Museum of History, Agriculture museum, Dongwha Duty-free shops, Nanta theater, Jump theater, Jeong-dong theater. Silloam sauna JJimjilbang(Korean style spa, sauna, many kind of hot room ,charcoal, jade, salt, bamboo, ice, scrub bath, massage. entrance only 10$)
6. for long term guest
it is located located with 5 major universities(Yonsei univ, Ewha univ, Sogang, Hongik, Sungkyunkwan). please ask me long term staying over 3months. will offer you special rate.
I am friendly young guy who want to make friends over the world, having always responsibility. I would love to do my best while your staying in my apartment. If you want to make Korean friend, Don't hegitate to book!
* hot shower
the wall of table, there is white control box, that is button for heating water, just push the "운전" upright side/ please turn off after shower. :)
please close any doors when you turn on, please turn off when you leave here. :)
* garbage / recycling.
please take the garbage out of the building. there is colletion area under tree side of road.
please collect plastic(pet bottle etc), paper each other any plastic bags(provided in sink) , take it out of the building same as garbage. same area
* address(show up this address if you take taxi)
서울시 서대문구 북아현동 1-643 화화빌딩 302호. (서대문 경기대학교 정문지나 오르막길 200m 우리은행 지나 면 금화장오거리에서 정면 평화빌라A동 오른쪽길로 내려오면 왼쪽 3번째 건물앞에 세워주세요.
Небольшая, но очень уютная квартира со всем необходимым. Хорошее расположение, недалеко от центра. Отдельное спасибо хозяину, Kang, за гостеприимство!
Kang is an Excellent host, provided very detailed instructions on how to meet him for the key handoff and he even picked me up from the subway station! A+ service all the way. The apartment was cozy and the bed comfortable. Everything was clean and functioned well!
I love how close this location was to everything I needed to get to and that it is in truly one of the disappearing neighborhoods of Seoul that have the "old Seoul" charm I was looking for!
Kang waited for me at the stop and was gracious when I missed the stop and had to find my way back. The residence is up a hill a bit, but there is a bus that you can take that drops you off a minute's walk from the door. All in all, a good, cheap place to stay -- not too far from a subway stop, so it's easy to get around.
Great host, clean place, good (email hidden)rely i will go back next time!
only little problem...the hot water is not hot enough.
Kangs apartment was comfortable, clean, and had just the right amount of space for me. The apartment is located practically in the center of seoul. It's just a little walk away from chunjeongro station which was very convenient. There's also a little market right up that street that stays open quite late. When I first arrived in the area I got off at the wrong stop and Kang waited and searched for me until he was able to get me to his place safely. All in all the room was great and so is Kang.
Great host ! - picked us up at bus station on arrival and send us off to train station on departure. Prompt replies on our queries.
Great location ! - Quite central to most tourist area (most are within a few stations away). The apartment itself is walking distance to train station. Bakery & convenience store located nearby is a plus.
Apartment - cosy and warm thanks to floor heating. Hot water available.
Overall we enjoyed our 10days stay there. Highly reccomended!!!
Very, very good place to stay in Seoul! Clean and cozy apartment with comfortable location. Kang Dae Joon was very welcoming and helped in all matters. Recommend!!!
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About the Host, Kang
I am super exciting to know this kind of community. I make my best effort to make my guests happy and try to help them in whatever way they might need. I can't thank to airbnb more for allowing us to connect with wonderful people around the globe.