Lonely Planet review
Banana, with multicoloured and mural-covered walls, has a real backpacker atmosphere about it. The laid-back youthful staff are pretty much…you know…whatever. The usual washing machine, computer and breakfast freebies are here, and the rooms and dorms are reasonable for a budget place, with clean, tiled en suites. Purpose-built, Banana deserves its popularity. The ondol keeps it snug in winter.
Our independent authors have visited Banana Backpackers and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Seoul.
Services & facilities
- Air conditioning
- Airport transfers
- Cable tv
- Common room
- Free internet access
- Linen included
- Tours/travel desk
Description provided by property
We are located in one of Seoul's best central locations - to the north it's a 3 min walk to Changdeokgung (Palace), Insa-dong, Unhyeongung (Palace)
10 min. walk to Gyeongbokgung (Palace), Samcheong-dong,Changgyeonggung (Palace), Bukchon Hanok Village, Daehangno
to the south it's 15 mins walk to the Cheonggyechon Stream, 20 mins to the Myeongdong and 30 mins to Dongdaemun(shopping), Namdaemun(shopping), N Seoul Tower.
Banana backpackers offers free laundry facilities, free Wi-Fi & free luggage storage. All rooms are heated, air-conditioned and have en suites provided (private toilet and shower).
Free Linen & Blankets
Free Internet access with WiFi
Free coffee & tea!
Free laundry facilities.
Free luggage storage!
Fully equipped kitchen
Central downtown location close to nightlife, shopping, attractions and transportation!
Complimentary maps and tourist brochures
NO curfews! & NO Lockouts!
Common room with cable TV & DVD!
Pay phones and phone cards
Large secure locker per bed
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