Our cool/warm and comfortable one studio type apartment with nice pictures on the wall. It comfortably fits two and extend extra two. easy access to all major subway lines. please do request portble wifi in advanced for free.
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 nice comfortable sofa and queen size bed. If you are staying as 4 people, I will provide extra real queen bed with full set of bedding.(provided on advance request for 3people)
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 (Simmons porket spring bed) queen size bed. include clean sheet, 2pillows, blankets. extra portable matress(provided on advance request for 3people or 4people)
- WIFI, LAN ACCESESS.
- laundry machine in the apartment
- 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 & 4people(max) provided on advance request for 3,4people
- comfy sofa
- bed linen and shower towels are included
- a full functional kitchen, mixer for fresh fruit juice, wireless kettle, cooking stove, dishes, etc
- vacuum cleaner, Iron, fan, transformers.
For 3 or 4 accommodates. provided on advance
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!
8. Pick up service
from Airport to this apartment, 80000krw
from subway station, bus station, seoul station, free
Guest have access to everything in apartment and will be alone in apartment. Wifi included.
I will prepare detail map around this apartment. you never get lost. also there is many recommend restaurants which I would love to go! yummy with reasonable price.
A great host! Kang could be reached at any time and always tried his best to accomodate us. His place is well equiped. It has got everthing you need. Public transit is near by. The location is very central in a quiet neigborhood. We had no problem while staying at his place!!
I had a good time staying at Kang's apartment it really is value for money. It had everything that you need and the place was clean. The apartment location was also good as it is accessible(near train station) and near local attractions. The local shops and cafes made us feel like we were living the local life in Seoul as it had a homey environment. I would definitely come back here again when I am in Seoul
Kang's appartment is well located, close to shops and restaurants. The room was clean and well equipped, Kang was very kind to pick me up and show me in.
What more can you ask? Dae Joon's house is right at the heart of Seoul, from every famous Korean palaces to vibrant neighborhoods like Hongdae and Myeongdong. But enough about location. The place has a comfortable bed to sleep, a clean bathroom to shower, a wide sofa to relax, a nice desk and chairs to read some and study some, not to mention a refrigerator and all the devices you can ask for cooking. What's more? Dae Joon is a very kind and accommodating host.
I really enjoyed my stay in Kang's apartment.
I am an American and had been staying in a more Americanized hotel in Korea prior to my arrival. I did not find it to my liking and my travel mates and I decided we wanted something more authentic during our vacation. Kang's was the perfect place!
When we made it to the apartment, Kang was waiting for us and helped us with our bags (4 American females traveling, so we had many, heavy bags!).
It was in a nice neighborhood, with many shops and restaurants to explore, walking distance to the subway, and not hard to get a cab in area.
Kang was a great host. He gave us a list of places in the neighborhood as well as maps which made walking on foot even easier! He provided enough towels, blankets, soaps, etc for my fellow travelers and I. He was quick to answer questions (I was a tourist, after all) and made my stay very pleasurable. He even arranged a car service for me to the airport upon my departure and helped me get my bags down the stairs.
If I am in Korea again, I would definitely stay with Kang again. :)
Kang was very nice and even drove us to the apartment, picking us up from the nearby Seoul station as we arrived from Busan on the KTX. When we left, he drove us down to the airport bus stop right by the station.
The apartment was clean and came with good wifi, air conditioning, fridge, and kitchenette. Cabs were cheap and the nearest subway station was only a few stops away from major attractions.
The only reason I'm not putting 5 stars is because the apartment was about a 10-15 minute walk from the subway straight up a pretty steep hill. The neighborhood seemed nice with grocery stores and restaurants so safety was less an issue than the climb. Because we stayed in August, we opted to take a taxi up the hill more often than not. There are buses that stop right by the apartment, but we didn't know Korean and didn't know how to use them. Only stayed for two days and didn't bother to learn, but they came by quite frequently.
Thanks to Kang for his amazing hospitality!
Mr Kang was a wonderful host. Apartment was great. Convenient location and just as described and photographed
Kang is an excellent host, and that is a good enough reason alone to stay at this apartment which itself has several plus points. It is located a short walk from the subway line, and within walking distance to some of the main attractions. There is a grocer, and several small eateries just outside the apartment for quick meal solutions. It is also close to the Busan KTX station, for those intending to travel in and out on the KTX. The apartment was a little dusty and very basic, but adequately equipped with all the necessities like aircon, hot shower, wifi etc. Most importantly, Kang was a first-rate host, attending promptly to all our questions and requests, even sending us to Seoul Station at 7am in the morning!