Enter dates to see availability

Based on 54 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 out of 5

Hotel Description

Hostel near Hongik University, connected to a shopping center in Seoul

Heart of Seoul

With a stay at this Mapo hostel, you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Hongik University and 3 miles (5 km) of Seoul World Cup Stadium. Trickeye Museum and YG Entertainment Building are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Renovated in 2017

This hostel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. Business travelers can take advantage of the express check-in. A terrace, express check-out, and a computer station are also on offer.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

The 7 shared guestrooms offer free WiFi and DVD players. Living rooms and dining areas provide the conveniences of home, and other amenities include 3 bathrooms and Smart TVs. Bathrooms are shared.

Private Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$23 per night

1 Bed in 4-Bed Dormitory (Mixed)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

1 Bed in 4-Bed Dormitory (Female)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

1 Bed in 8-Bed Dormitory (Mixed)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

1 Bed in 6-Bed Dormitory (Mixed)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Family Room (8-bed Dormitory)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

% of guests recommend out of 54 reviews

Excellent
Good
Average
Poor
Terrible

Property Features

A free manager's reception is offered daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Chingu Guesthouse. Self parking is free. A complete renovation of Chingu Guesthouse was completed in April 2017. This Seoul hostel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 7 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Computer for guest use
  • Television in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • No smoking on site
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Seoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.) (64.6 km / 40.1 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Chingu Guesthouse offers 7 shared accommodations with air conditioning, DVD players, and video-game consoles. Accommodations offer separate living rooms and include desks. Guests can make use of the in-room full-sized refrigerators/freezers, microwaves, and rice cookers. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Smart televisions are featured in guestrooms. Additionally, rooms include shared/communal kitchens and blackout drapes/curtains. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Accommodations are shared
  • Bathrooms are shared
  • Communal kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • Smart television
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Rice cooker
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Gaming console
  • Hair dryer available
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)

Food & Drink

The hostel hosts a free manager's reception daily.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from noon - 10 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property at least 24 hours in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from noon - 10 PM.
Guests arriving after 10:00 PM must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Children and extra beds

  • Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 18 are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for KRW 10000.0 per stay.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Chingu Guesthouse

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This hotel's policy is to accept bookings from non-Korean citizens only. Guests with residences in Korea will not be allowed to check in. Guests can contact the property for additional information using the number on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No pets or service animals allowed
  • Cash Deposit Required

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Late check-in fee: KRW 5000 for check-in between 10:00 PM and 10:00 AM
  • Rollaway bed fee: KRW 10000.0 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Mr. Kim's Friends Guesthouse
  • Mr. Kim's Friends Guesthouse Hostel Seoul
  • Mr. Kim's Friends Guesthouse Seoul
  • Chingu Guesthouse Hostel Seoul
  • Chingu Guesthouse Hostel
  • Chingu Guesthouse Seoul
  • Chingu Guesthouse

You should know

  • Children 18 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

National Rating

For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.