CORE HOUSE at GangNam Stn.
Floor No.(with elevator)
|Address||강남구 역삼동, 135-081 서울특별시, South Korea|
Welcome to the country known as the “Morning Calm” (although we are not too sure about in this area any longer), the one of the most dynamic city on earth where nonstop actions take place all year around.
The Core G-House @ GANGNAM (1 min. from GangNam station - perfect central location in GangNam Region) is the most ideal flat for a couple (w/ or w/o kids), but also very suitable for a family or up to 6 adults as a group looking to explore the affluent city in southern part of HAN River (it is actually what "Gangnam" means), not only for business oriented purpose, but also for its entertaining atmosphere like shopping, variety of food culture, clubbing, medical tourism and etc.....
At this core location of the city in GangNam, you can expect the highest level of conveniences and comfortableness at such an economical price range, just save and live like locals
(*Please ask & see our Open eVENT Promotion!).
★ LOCATION, LOCATION & LOCATION ★
￭ THE SURROUNDING NEIGHBORHOODS
Our flat is located in the core of uptown (Gangnam) where all the events (your must-go spots) takes place every day. There are a hundred of reasons to love GANGNAM. To illustrate just a few, there are millions of places like cafes, all kinds of restaurants & bars, and very interesting shops, clubs and etc (*please refer to the pictures) that you can visit just by simply walking around.
You can just name it, you will have all within just an arm’s reach. Not to mention that many convenience stores in front of studio building also (*refer to pictures shown), within a five to ten minutes walking distance from the apartment, there are gazillion of restaurants that range from fast food take-out to exquisite fine dining of all variety.
World Trade Center & COEX Mall ; The World Trade Center holds all variety of exhibition, conventions, forums and etc almost every day and the COEX Mall is the largest underground shopping center in Asia, located only three stops away from GangNam metro station Line #2 (takes only 10~15 minutes to reach). The colossal shopping center stretches from SamSeong Station (Line #2) in the south all the way to BongEunSa temple in the north, and is considered to be the best shopping and entertainment complex in the area.
Garosu-Gil ; used to be where aspiring Korean artists used to set up their studios, away from the more expensive districts. Now it has become lined with Asian and European fusion restaurants and cafes, latest fashion and designer clothing and accessory boutiques, art galleries and nightclubs. This 700 meter-long boulevard lined with gingko trees can be especially pleasant (or romantic) for pedestrians (or for couples) out for a stroo in autumn, as the golden gingko leaves imbue the visitors with an indelible sense of warmth and nostalgia. Contrary to some of the crowded hustle-and-bustle shopping districts like Myeongdong, Garosu-gil offers a welcome change of pace, and is particularly suited for trend-spotting while latte-sipping. Ambling along, visitors may browse the designer boutiques the settle down at quaint restaurants that give the street a classy, privileged atmosphere. Art galleries further color these roads, as do the fashionable people that you are bound to see.
Apgujeong Rodeo Street ;
Apgujeong is Seoul's luxury fashion mecca. And in the center of Apgujeong's fashion world is Rodeo Street. The name and concept of Apgujeong's Rodeo Street takes after the Beverly Hill fashion street, Rodeo Drive. It's where fashion can be met first and on a daily basis, and where new trends and culture can be experienced. Rodeo Street is also filled with cafes, restaurants, and bars, making it fun to visit during the day and at night.
Itaewon: Itaewon is a unique place in Seoul where one can meet people of diverse nationalities and cultures. There is a popular joke saying that international residents may not know Seoul, but they know Itaewon. Seoul even designated Itaewon as its first ‘Special Tourism District,’ to highlight it as a destination for internationals to enjoy a diversity of culture, shopping, and entertainment experiences.
￭ Many NEAR-BY Famous Sight-Seeings
= Within the Walking Distance =
(*Refer to the pictures)
== By Convenient Metro Subway or Bus ==
- 10~20 mins by metro/taxi – Dongdaemun Market
- 10~20 mins from Myeong-dong by bus.
- 20~30 mins by metro/taxi – HongDae, Itewon
=== By Convenient Taxi ===
You can get taxi easily almost right away in front of the building(if not, usually in a few minutes) since it is located in a large junction. The fare for the taxi is very reasonably priced in overall (if you avoid the black color - deluxe ones)
- less than 10~15 min. to Lotte Department Store & Lotte Hotel
- less than 20~25 min. to Seoul Station
*For traveling anywhere outside Seoul (Example : Busan, Nami-ireland, Gangwondo for ski), just take (High-speed Railway) at City Bus Terminal which is only 10 minutes away by taxi (*better choice for more than three persons with luggage) or subway.
Also the building itself has 24 hour security guard with over 30 CCTVs monitoring. The house has never had any break-in as long as you ensure the house is safely locked before you step out.
￭ From/To INCHEON & GIMPO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
= By AIRPORT LIMOUSINE BUS =
(*Recommend w/ heavy luggage)
- From Incheon International Airport (takes about 60 minutes) ; Take Limousine Bus (No. 6020) to GangNam Station which is just right across the street from the building [Departure : in front of our apartment building].
- From GimPo International Airport (takes about 40 minutes) : Take Limousine Bus (No. 6000) to GangNam Station which is just right across the street from the building [Departure ; in front of our apartment building].
= By AIRPORT METRO SUBWAY [AREX] =
(*Recommend w/ light luggage)
-Destination : Gangnam station (Line 2-Green Line), Exit #1, 1~3 minutes walking distance.
= By Taxi / Private Pick Up Service =
- Just request HOST for the arrangement for the easyness.
(*Recommend for group of more than 4 people)
★Spacious APARTMENT w/ Bedroom & Living Room OVERVIEW ★
--> Two Queen size Double mattress beds
--> High quality one Super Single double mattress bed
--> High quality one Futon
--> Dining Bar Table and designer's stools
--> FREE portable high speed unlimited WiFi Internet
--> LCD 32 inch TV w/ over 120 channels
--> Easy kitchen with all equipment & utensils
: Gas range, refrigerator, microwave oven, electric kettle & more
--> Cooking ware, plates, cups, spoons & knives
--> Washing Machine, Iron & Ironing board [laundry service can provided upon request]
--> Bathroom with towels, soap, shampoo, rinse, toothpaste, and hair dryer
--> Floor Heating (K-style) / air-conditioning to be controlled to your own convenience
--> Digital door lock & private intercom
--> Large closet (good for luggage) for plenty of space
We do have a several more flats around operate by us and/or our partners also. Please do inquire any further question without hesitation at all.
Thank you for your interest in my apartment. Whatever your question or special requirement is, just go ahead message us NOW and I will do my best to provide a final solution for you. I look forward to accommodating you with sincere heart during your visit to Seoul.
House rules= House Rules (MUST) =
Please take your shoes off before entering the room and make sure to turn off heater and/or air-conditioner when you leave the house. As the host is not living in this flat, cleaning service cannot be provided unless you request to do so. No Pets, No Party & No Smoking allowed at all.
***** << Lastly, please respect my flats as if it were yours. >> *****
Other than that, you must enjoy your stay in Korea and have mega-much fun ! *~^ ^^
We look forward to hosting you in the nearest future!
|Weekly rate for up to 2 guests||£ 538|
|Monthly rate for up to 2 guests||£ 1805|
|Price for > 2 guests||£ 14 per guest/night extra|
|Check-in before||On arrangement|
Reviews of this property
We spent and incredible weekend in Seoul! The apartment was like in the pictures, new and really comfortable. The location is only 5 minutes walking for one of the best places in the city for restaurants and clubs, but don't worry, it isn't noisy :)
And Tony was amazing, he helped us since the first moment we arrived to South Korea.
So we only can say thank you again for everything and we hope to see you soon!
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Hi there! We had wonderful time during on our visiting in Seoul . the place we had near by kyungbokgung was exceptional in many ways . We feel thankful for the efforts from Chris and Tony. We are looking for to visit Seoul in some days again.meanwhile we have to say for now God bless both of you .
I've so many positive things to say, I hardly know where to begin.
I've never been to Seoul before, so I thought it might be tricky to get from airport to the apartment. Nope, Tony and Christine guided me in perfectly.
Tony waited for me and picked me up at the station. Tony is a bubbly, friendly soul and speaks English better than a Texan (probably a bad example).
Foolishly, I discovered that I didn't have an electrical adaptor for South Korean plugs (the two round pins). Tony instantly volunteered to take me shopping or bring one around for me as soon as he'd found one for me. Wow.
Do you want to see Seoul by night? Yes, yes I do. Tony showed me all the best places, full of interesting stories that only a local can share.
The apartment was luxurious. The architecture and the details gorgeous. Right in downtown Seoul. Christine clearly has a talent for design.
It is nice to stay somewhere luxurious, but it is the personal attention of the host which makes my experience so much more valuable.
Do the calculations. You'll never stay in an hotel again. The Wimdu idea just works so much better.
If you are going to Seoul, (if you aren't go anyway, it's a fantastic place) don't bother with the hand-wringing and the painful cost-quality-location-service analysis of hotels. Just click "Spacious apartment in Seoul" and chat with Christine and Tony. Christine and Tony, cheers!
My experience was perfect. Yours will be too.
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