Private place nearby City Seoul

House - Private room · Seoul, 110-230, South Korea

The Space

A private bedroom furnished with a mattress with futons.
Nice and clean house for relaxation with good living room views.
You may share kitchen, bathroom and other amenities with other guests.

1. Located within 300 meters from local bus #11 terminal
(2 min on foot)
2. Near to Gyungbok Palace und Samcheong Park
3. Seoul City Hall is located within 1,6 km from the house.
4. Available mattreses and futons, large living room
5. Internet access, cable TV, an electric fan, a dining table
6. Large living room, kitchen, bath room with a bathtub
7. Fresh air, quiet and suitable for relaxation, good looking window
8. Charges: US $70/night, additional(after 1): $20/person

Traffic: Just one minute walk to the bus terminal which makes easy and direct transfer available to major subway lines, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 within 5 -10 minutes. No extra charge for the bus with traffic cards. No need to walk or hassle to reach sub stations.

Other features:

1. Near to Samcheong Park, Gyungbok and Changduk Palaces

2. Convenient access to the sub line numbers of 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

3. Seoul City Hall and Sejong Culture Center are located within
a mile

4. Good looking views, fresh air, quiet and suitable for relaxation

Directions from Incheon International Airport:

1. From Incheon Airport, the easiest route is to take Airport Bus #6002 and get off at "Gwanghwa-mun" bus stop. The bus arrives every 15 minutes.

2. Bus Fare is 10,000 won, which is about $10 US dollar.

3. Give me a call prior to leave the Airport or after you have arrived at the "Gwanghwa-mun" station.

4. I can be at your location within 15 min upon receiving your phone call.

5. It will take about 10 min from the Gwanghwa-mun station to my house.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Futon
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $20 / night after the first guest
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $455 /week
Monthly Price: $1820 /month
Cancellation: Moderate
  • We had a wonderful stay at Mina's home. The location is perfect (we both know Seoul, and it was great to stay at what we consider as the nicest area, with a very nice choice of cafés at less than 15 minutes by walk, nice resstaurants, and a trendy selection of shops).
    The house itself is as depicted, clean, very spacious with a bright living and cosy rooms. Mina gave many clear explanations and we were surprised by the speed with which she replied or reacted to our messages.
    A great place to discover some of the most interesting faces of Seoul.

    April 2014
  • If you are travelling with 3 young kids and 3 luggage plus a baby stroller like we do, get MINA to arrange the meet and greet from the airport ( especially in wintry conditions ) it will cost you KWR$100,000 in cash. The slopes and steps to the house did not deter us. Walk down Samcheong-dong is nice. Restaurants, cafés, convenience stores, retail shops aplenty and great bonus is the the Bukchon Hanok Village that is within the area as well. Bus 11 brings you to City Hall, Seoul Station, Dongdaemun easily. Cost KWR$500 for adults. The apartment is actually withinthe city centre limits. Nearest metro is Anguk on Line 3 ( about 20 mins walk away if you are not distracted by the shops along the way ) Mina's place is a home away from home. Under-floor heating is adequate for the 3 bedroom apartment ( we only have access to 2 ) there's a queen bed in one room and ondol with futon sleeping in the other 2 rooms. Plenty of space for the kids to move around. Washing machine is available. Everything is provided in the house. Mina sent a hair dryer when I requested. She is very helpful pre trip providing info requested and upon arrival suggested several useful tips. She also prep address cards with phone numbers in case you need to tell cab drivers when heading back home after a tiring day. Wonderful stay ...thanks Mina.

    December 2013
    Response from Mina:

    Just a technicality correction. All the amount written above are in Korean Won.

  • My family and I booked Mina's apartment for a whole week. It was nice, clean and cosy. My parents especially, were happy with the place as it was spacious with good facilities provided. Seoul was quite cold in November, especially for us who are from Malaysian, a hot climate country. So we really appreciate the heater, piping hot shower and lots of thick blankets!

    Finding the apartment is not easy initially, so we got the taxi driver to call Mina and it was easy once that was settled. There's a bus 5 minutes from the apartment that goes directly to subway station. But we also enjoyed a nice walk to the station, that takes about 15-20 minutes. We walked to Gyeongbukgung, Cheongdukgung and Bukchon Hanok Village. There's also a 24-hour mart 10 minutes from the apartment. It's very safe to walk around proven by the fact that we always returned past 11pm with the streets deserted.

    Mina is very easy to contact. We can ask her anything and she'll reply the same day. And she'll also supply things that we need very fast. I was extra appreciative that she took the trouble to help us print our boarding passes and book a van to the airport.

    Everyone of my family is happy with the apartment and if you are traveling in a group, with no walking/hiking problem, you should really consider Mina's apartment.

    November 2013
  • My two friends and I enjoyed very much staying at Mina's appartment that made us feel like if we were in a house in Seoul. The area is right at the bottom of the mountain with a nice breeze in comparison to center Seoul. So many good restaurants, cafés and cute stores are in that neighborhood and at walking distance. Plus you get very easily to center city, the train station or a subway with the bus 11 that is right at the bottom of the street, only 2mn walk from the house. Mina is extremely helpful for whatever question you may have. We highly recommend that place to enjoy a stay in Seoul.

    August 2013
  • Located in a nice, traditional area (with a lot of Hanokhouses) we stayed for a short week in Mina's place. The house is located close to the woods (only 5 minutes walk), restaurants and coffeebars, shops, palaces and public traffic (bus 11 is only a few minutes from the house).
    It's a trendy area, great to walk around, in which it is more difficult to find more authentic Korean food. And most of the restaurants close early here (09.00 p.m.). But the house is located close to Insadong and other nice areas where restaurants are openend until late in the evening.
    To get to the house will take some climbing stairs and small steep streets, but when you're there it's great. Mina helps you with your luggage, which was very friendly. The house is nicely decorated and clean, the rooms are spacious, the view is great (especially from the roof garden) and all the things you need are there. It's a relaxing place after a day in busy Seoul.
    We would recommend this place to other airbnb travellers.

    August 2013
  • There were 7 of us who rented the entire apartment for 1 month. The apartment is very clean, and is located conveniently in Samcheong-dong, where all the nice little cafes are located at. The bus just outside the apartment goes to major subway stations like Seoul, City Hall and Gwanghwamun, and the frequency is pretty high. Throughout our stay in the apartment, Mina was very spontaneous in providing us with our daily necessities whenever they ran out. As others have mentioned, it may get a little inconvenient if you had many luggages, but Mina was very helpful when we had to lug our huge luggages to the apartment. I would definitely recommend this apartment.

    July 2013
  • Mina has a wonderful little house in a quaint part of town. It's tastefully designed and cutely decorated. Literally a few minute walk to the best coffee shop-laden area of Seoul, full of great small shops. I enjoyed staying there, loved the huge window and large living room, and found the bed quite comfortable.

    As others have mentioned its not an easy walk if you are infirmed in any way, but if you are healthy it's a short 3-minute walk to the main street. It's only really an issue with luggage - other than that I thoroughly enjoyed the fresher air and quietude, an oasis from the crazy hustle and bustle that is Seoul.

    June 2013
  • We had a group of 7 people and stayed at the house for 5 nights. The house was very clean, comfortable and warm. It was in a great location. There were many things to do and eat within walking distance. You will need to walk up a hilly path to get to the house, so it might be difficult if you are travelling with older folks or with lots of luggage.

    Mina was very helpful and nice, she let us see the place before we booked and picked us up when we arrived at the airport bus stop near the house. I would definitely consider staying there again and recommend it to others.

    March 2013
  • We loved our stay here! The house was warm, clean, and worked well for our family of five. The kitchen was very nice and had everything we needed to cook with. The location was convenient - close to the bus stop, ATM, dining, and shopping - mostly women's though. Lots of cafes to get baked goods and coffee at.
    This house may not work for you if you cannot carry your luggage up a cement path on a hill. There is no access by car. But the path and houses in the this area are very fun to walk around and look at.

    I was also glad that there was a washer. That was super helpful.

    Mina was VERY helpful and kind. She met us late at night to take us to the house and came early one morning to shovel several inches of snow away. And, she helped us out when we had some difficultly ordering food to be delivered from a restaurant.

    Feburary 2013

    February 2013
  • We want to thank Mina for being such a wonderful and caring host.
    The house is located on a scenic hill and easily accessable by a short walk up the stairs.
    Access to the nearby subway is easy, just take a 10-15 min walk down a beautiful road with many restaurants and coffee-shops -or take a 5 min ride by bus or taxi.
    Living room, bedroom and kittchen are decorated very tasteful and are equipped with everything guests need.

    We stayed in Mina's house during very cold winter days and the heating system turned all rooms into a very comfortable temperature -I loved the heated floors!

    We are planning on staying with Mina again after our return to Seoul, which is scheduled for beginning of April.

    Once again thank you very much for providing us with such a fantastic place.

    Andreas & Keunhee

    January 2013
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