35-8, Huam-ro 57-gil, Yongsan-gu140-821SeoulSouth Korea
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About Aroha

Putting newcomers a six-minute walk from Seoul Station, Aroha is a cosy guest house located in the city's Yongsan district. In addition to featuring comfortable accommodation close to the city's main train terminal, this property also has a snug common TV/lounge area.

From singles through to larger family units, Aroha caters to the needs of solo travellers and larger groups alike. Wood flooring is standard here and all configurations come equipped with Wi-Fi as well as air conditioning. Bathroom facilities are shared.

In addition to an external terrace area and a multilingual staff, this guest house also features luggage storage, laundry facilities, and free nearby parking with prior reservation.

A simple breakfast is offered, and for those eager to cook their own meals, this property features a communal kitchen. Gangwon Restaurant is one kilometre from the property and serves traditional Korean dishes.

The sprawling Namdaemun Market is located roughly one kilometre away and is the oldest, largest market in Korea.


35-8, Huam-ro 57-gil, Yongsan-gu, 140-821, Seoul, South Korea
Telephone: +82(707)7525759 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Concierge
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

For children

  • Childcare / Babysitting
  • Organised activities for kids

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Trouble-free access to transport links

This property's convenient location ensures that newcomers have easy access to a wide variety of train and metro links. This connectivity makes it easy for guests to explore both the wider Seoul area as well as points further afield, as visitors frequently mention.

Praise for efficient and accommodating staff

The staff at this guest house are praised for reacting to and promptly accommodating the needs of their guests. Whether they need assistance with luggage storage or an early morning check-out, the team do what they can to help. These small gestures enhance the guest experience here.

Good standard of accommodation

As a whole, guests say that the accommodation offered here is of a good standard. Rooms are noted to be clean and well-equipped. Those staying during the colder months say that the extra blankets in their rooms are a nice touch.

Negative Reviews

Small units a squeeze

Unit size is something of an issue at this guest house. Many, especially those staying as part of larger groups, say that they struggle to squeeze themselves and their luggage into the small units here.

Noise problematic at this thin-walled property

The noise issues observed at this property seem to have a negative impact on the guest experience here. The walls are noted to be especially thin, and guests say that they are disturbed by the movements of their neighbours. Visitors complain those throughout the wider property are audible in units as well.

Area security is a concern

Finally, many take the time to express their concerns regarding security issues in the area surrounding this property. More specifically, guests observe that there are problems with vagrancy and an uncomfortable feeling in the neighbourhood, rather than on the premises itself.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 204 reviews across the web
7.8 /10
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    7.8 /10
    7.8 /10
7.8 out of 10 based on 204 reviews