About this listing
The unit is located on the ground floor with separate entrance that is completely private, independent to other floors. The guest can enter/exit the house with complete privacy. All entries have digital locks for convenience and safety.
Welcome to the land of morning calm! Well…. not so calm these days as it is one the most “outspoken” nations in terms of IT technology, entertainment, fashion, science, sports, etc.
Where is one place you ought to visit to learn about Korea? ITAEWON is located at the heart of Seoul with many attractions (national museums, top rated restaurants, boutique shops, bars, and other night life activities) that you certainly should not miss.
DESCRIPTION/ACCOMMODATION: The property is located near the Itaewon Subway Station (10min by walk), ideally situated near Gangnam, Myungdong, and Dongdaemoon. It is a three story property with each floor as an independent unit with separate entrants. The entire flat (1st floor, unit #101) is at your exclusive use. A 40 sq m. comfortable, clean, two bedrooms, one private bathroom (shower), a kitchen with cooking facilities & living room. Some of amenities are heating, air-conditioning (for each of the rooms), hot water 24/hours, fridge, free Internet wi-fi connection, LED smartTV, and single size bed. We provide clean bed sheets and towels. All beds/blankets/pillows are wrapped in outercovers that are washed and cleaned prior to check-in.
The house is in a residential district within Itaewon. Our neighborhood is quiet and absolutely safe.
ABOUT ITAEWON: The Global Community in Seoul: Global Fashions and Foods. Itaewon typically refers to the street full of stores, restaurants, and stalls over 1.4 kilometers between Itaewon 1-dong and Hannam 2-dong in the east. Fashion shops specialize in various imported clothes, leather goods, fur goods, handbags, shoes, and antique furniture. Big and tall sizes unavailable in other areas are well-stocked, and experienced tailors offer customized clothes. Another one of Itaewon’s many draws is its diverse food culture, which features cuisine from around world. Restaurants right behind Hamilton Hotel form a type of exhibition hall for international foods from Korea, New York, London, India, Thailand, China, Greece, Pakistan, Italy, France, Mexico, Australia, and more. Unique flavors, exotic interiors, and diverse nationalities help to make Itaewon befittingly ‘the global village in Seoul.’
TOWN LOCATION: Itaewon is strategically located in the middle of Seoul, connecting the old part of town (north of Namdaemun or South Gate of Seoul) and the newly established town south of Han River or Gangnam. It is also close to Seoul Station, Myeong-dong, and Namsan Mountain.
HOW TO GET HERE: The property is located behind CROWN HOTEL and near CAPITAL HOTEL. Airport Limousine Bus Service is provided at both hotels and it takes you to and from the Incheon International Airport (bus fare is KRW15,000 per person, one-way trip). It is also situated near the Itaewon Subway Station.
-Walking Distance: War Memorial, National Museum, Seoul Central Mosque, Namsan Tower, Han Riverside Park….
-10min by Taxi or Bus or Subway: Myeong-dong, Dongdaemoon Market, Seoul Central Station, Insa-dong, Blue House…..
-BTW, if you are into clubbing in search of hot spots around the city, please ask my cousin Simon living on the 3rd floor. He can definitely help you getting around town.
Air conditioning/heating, wifi, kitchenware provided. There is voltage converter for guests from the US. Also, a HMDI cable and a LAN cable is provided in case needed. HMDI cable can be used to connect TV to your laptop.
Towels, soap, shampoo and conditioner provided
Clean bed sheets and covers are provided.
Once your reservation is confirmed, I will send detailed essential information (directions, home appliance manuals, various pass-codes, etc). Thank you and look forward to seeing you!
Access to the entire flat on the ground floor with private entrance.
Interaction with Guests
Complete privacy for guests. There is no direct interaction with the host but the host is readily available via email/mobile. If there is an urgent need, the host is always available to help in person. Also, my cousin lives on the 3rd floor of the property and is available for any assistance.
The property is only minutes away from the main streets of Itaewon and the subway station. Itaewon district is one of the busiest and trendiest areas of Seoul with plenty of shops, restaurants, pubs, etc. It is also centrally located in Seoul and therefore the transportation is extremely convenient.
There are taxis and bus routes readily available to get around. Also, a subway station is only minutes away from the house.
Other Things to Note
I have been operating this unit since Jan 2012, making myself one of the earliest airbnb hosts in Seoul. I have continuously ungraded and improved the rooms as well as the service to accommodate the needs of bnb guests over the years.
Please no pets, no smoking. Parking space for mopeds and bicycles
Love travelling, play ice hockey, golf, scuba diving. Born in Korea and educated abroad. Have been living in Asia for the past 14 years. Have two lovely boys and a girl. Personal motto: "there is more than just work and making a living"