There are a lot of places for rent when you check Airbnb. It’s almost a matter of luck if you will get a good host and if the place you are booking will be just what the host says.
As for our Korea Trip this year, we had the best of both worlds as our host is very accommodating and helpful. He always answers my query. His place is just what he posted and everything worked out fine the whole time we were there.
Our group consisted of 12 people and the house fits us perfectly.
The house is located in Namsan and super close to Namsan Cable Car Station, more or less a 5 minute walk uphill.
On the other hand, to go to Myeongdong Shopping Area, you walk downhill for a few minutes and you will reach 2 of the exits of Myeongdong Station. When you go underground, there is an underground shopping area and when you cross it and go up the exit, you are already at Myeongdong Street. This is where the happening is at! More on Myeongdong in my next blog.
Back to the house, this is what I saw that caught my attention. This is the house’s floor plan.
So you see, there are 3 rooms. Room number 1 has 3 single beds that can sleep 3 people. Room number 2 has a double deck with pull out bed. So another 3 people could sleep. Room number 3 has 2 double queen beds which could sleep 4 people.
The house also has 3 toilet and baths. And heated water which definitely helped as the weather is so cold in the morning.
To give you a glimpse of the house, take a look.
The gate looked like it was taken straight from a Korean film.
Houses and condos in Korea have digital locks. You won’t be needing a key, the owner of the house (in this case our host) just gave us the password and that is what we used for the whole duration of the trip.
The kitchen / laundry area / dining area.
The living room has a comfortable couch. A big flat screen TV and WIFI!
Room number 1
Room number 2
Room number 3
The host also gave us supply of water and some chips. So nice right?
He also booked us our airport transfers to and fro the airport.
I loved our stay in his house and that I am recommending it to all my friends.
Oh, one important thing! The house is a tough walk uphill especially when you have shopped for a lot of things! So ready your legs! I do have a bright idea though, you could take the bus and alight at the bus station in Namsan Cable Car, which is on top. Then just walk downhill to your house.
Some more pictures of the house. ⬇⬇⬇
Pictures from Namsanmai’s Facebook Account
Also, the host was so nice to let us check in directly from the airport. We arrived in his house around 7am. Check in was supposedly 2pm.
The house has all the things you will need – from the toiletries to the towels to the glasses, cups and cooking pans – it is all there!
We were all really happy with our stay! 🙌👌👍👏
Go and check out Namsanmai at Airbnb!