About this listing
- Comfortably fits three (up to four): 2 bedroom with a queen bed and 2 sofa beds
- A+ Located in Hip-Happening Hongdae
- Just 4 minutes from a station, and easy access to all major attractions in Seoul
*As this place had booked for a year from September 2015, there was no review for a while.
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This cozy two bedroom apartment is located in the heart of the "Hongdae", the most attractive area in Seoul. It offers the perfect base from which to explore Seoul!
It is an entire apartment with privacy (no share), on the 3rd floor (no elevator, stairs), and about 25sqm on which 3 guests can comfortably sleep. It has two bedrooms, a newly renovated kitchen with everything you need, and a bathroom. The place is not "big": 25 sqm = 269 sqf
— Bedroom 1: Queen-size bed made up of cotton sheets, fluffy pillows, warm blanket, and a bedside table. Sofa-bed(*changed from the sofa in photos), table, full-length mirror, hangers and vacuum cleaner. Air conditioner. TV (Full HD) with 143 channels.
— Bedroom 2 (small): Sofa which folds out into a bed for one, desk with a chair. A lamp for study and work. Fan.
— Kitchen (not a dining room): Small but all the necessities in the kitchen are there: sink, refridge, stove, microwave, electric wireless kettle, toaster, pot, frying pan, cutlery and tableware. Iron and ironing board, etc.
— Bathroom: Small Korean-style(shower and toilet, no tub). Hair dryer. Free amenities such as shampoo, body cleanser and toilet papers.
— Others: There is no living room. There is 24 hrs coin laundry a minute away.
The building itself is old as other buildings in this area, but I've kept the apartment very clean.
— Equipped with an air conditioner and a fan (for Summer)
— Equipped with a boiler and a floor heating (for Winter)
— Entry is controlled via a secure number lock
— High Speed Wi-Fi internet (100M+) is provided
— Clean Sheets, Pillowcases & towels are provided
— Free Service: Water, coffee and tea
— Free Rental: Portable Wifi Router (upon request)
Interaction with guests
As much or as little as you like =)
It is located just 4 minutes away from Hongik University Station (Line 2 and Airport Railroad Express), the center for art and entertainment. It is surrounded by trendy, fun and great restaurants, cafes, bars, music venues, shops and clubs within a few blocks.
Right next to
— "5 best Hongdae cafes" by CNN Go
— "5 best makgeolli bars in Seoul" by CNN Go
A block away from
— "6 best bingsu to beat the heat" by CNN Go
— "Seoul's 7 best French bakeries" by CNN Go
— "5 best cupcake shops in Seoul" by CNN Go
— 4 minutes away of Hongik University Station (Line 2 and Airport Railroad Express) on foot
— 47 minutes from Incheon International Airport by Airport Railroad Express to Hongik Univ. Station (Direct Airport Limousine Bus is also available: From, To)
— 14 minutes from Gimpo Domestic Airport by Airport Railroad Express to Hongik Univ. Station (Flights to Jeju Island / Busan)
— Within 20 minutes distance of all the major tourist attractions in Seoul, including Seoul Railway Station(5 mins), Cityhall(10 mins), Itaewon(20 mins), Insa-dong & Gyeongbok Palace & Bukchon Hanok Village(20 mins), Dongdaemun Market(20 mins)
— Close to Yonsei Univ.: By bus, 1 stop or 2 stops to Shinchon Station (1 min, #7011 / #08). By foot, 17 mins for 1.1km. By taxi, it costs around KRW 2,600 for 1.6km
— Close to Ehwa Univ.: By bus, 3 stops to Ehwa Univ. Station (4 minutes, #7011). By taxi, it costs around KRW 3,500 for 2.2km
— The Han river is 1.5km from the apt
— There are various nearby convenience store & supermarket, where you can buy you food, drinks and anything else: 24 Hours convenient store is just across the street(1 min) and a local market is a block away(3 mins)
— Within walking distance of all the hip and fashionable restaurants, cafes, bars, music venues, shops and clubs
Other things to note
FEEL FREE TO MESSAGE ME WITH ANY QUESTIONS! =)
* Check-in: After 1:00 PM
* Check-out: Before 11:00 AM
- Relax and enjoy your stay! Please just treat the apartment and furnishings with respect
- Please take off your shoes inside the house
- Please respect other people living in the building, and don't make loud noise after dark
From Apr 1 - Dec 31, 2017 the minimum stay is 5 nights.
Live in Seoul, grew up in Tokyo
Work for a U.S. tech startup, worked in finance and non-profit
I am curious to know something new, see places in the world, and meet you! =)
*Countries I've visited: Austria, Belgium, Bhutan, China (Beijing, Shanghai, Yunnan), Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Guam, India (Delhi/Agra, Varanasi, Leh Ladakh), Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Myanmar/Burma, Nepal, Netherlands, Palau, Philippines (Anilao, Bohol, Liloan, Palawan), Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, U.S., Vatican, Yap
*Countries I've lived: Korea (Seoul), Japan (Tokyo), Nepal (Kathmandu)