This was an amazing placed hotel in the city of Seoul. Close to shops, historical spaces and 1 block from the subway. Starbucks, 7 Eleven and many authentic food outlets within 100 steps of the front door.
Had a great stay at the Sunbee in June 2014. The staff was very friendly and helpful, and spoke enough English. Our room was large and comfortable, and extremely quiet (no interesting view). The location -- just steps from the center of Insadong's main street -- was ideal.
Enjoyed our stay here. Was much cleaner and newer than other hotels we stayed in. It was simple in the room, but clean and modern looking. Enjoyed the tub. Very close to the center of Seoul and to Insadong, where it was fun to walk around and shop.
In general, the hotel was new, very clean, and had a pretty convenient location.
Rooms were small though, and the toilet lacked a screen for the shower area, which resulted in a very wet toilet whenever anyone showered.
Also, the lighting was poor, especially in the toilet, which made it hard to put on makeup. The room lacked a full length mirror (we later found the mirror hidden on the door of the cupboard, but it was not full length).
Another issue was that I requested via expedia for early check-in, and also emailed the hotel, but they did not respond. Upon arrival, I was told that we could do an early check-in if we paid W33,000 (which we did as we were exhausted from the red eye flight).
"A well situated hotel close to shopping, and park."
Hotel staff spoke English. Were very helpful and pleasant. Room was an upgrade from what we booked. Would stay here again.
Lovely hotel. Would stay again. Staff spoke English. Complementary breakfast and mini bar plus coffees and juices in lobby. Great walking park just across the street.
This boutique hotel is very nice and clean. Yes, it would be considered a love hotel, but it is very nicely and tastefully decorated with a contemporary design. All amenities, from use of in-room computer, all the toiletries one needs, the items in the mini fridge (iced coffee, water and juice) are all free! There was a jacuzzi tub in the bathroom and the toilet had an automatic bidet and dryer! The only thing that distinguishes this hotel from a regular boutique hotel to a love hotel is the condom discretely provided amongst the other amenities. That being said, I do not see this as a hotel where prostitutes take there clients. This is a young, hip boutique hotel where young couples go to spend a romantic night. Great Hotel for young couples and singles, not a good hotel for families. English is somewhat spoken, but I was able to communicate fine (gentleman on the late night shift spoke no english, but the 2 gentlemen during the day through evening did). I would recommend this hotel, but be aware that this part of town is more Korean with less foreigners so expect little english spoken in the nearby restaurants.