We found that making reservations ahead of time outside of Seoul was thankfully not necessary (at least in July when we were there). People at the hotels did not speak English, so reservations would have been very difficult. …
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Through our Lonely Planet, we discovered that a lot of the cheaper motels were categorized as Love Motels. We had heard of these, as they are prevalent in Japan where they are used by unmarried couples wanting a few hours “rest̶
Cosmic Guesthouse hotel room - you could just about touch both walls at the same time!
Almost all backpackers stay in either the Mirador Mansion, or the Chung King Mansion. These ‘mansions’ are in fact just large buildings, with various floors owned by different guesthouse
For the sake of convenience (and not because of price!) we found a hotel in Sultanahmet. Moonlight Pension (517 54 29, 87 Akbiriki Cad) was our guidebook’s recommended hotel – and while it was clean and conveniently located, it wasn’t the nicest place we’ve sta