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A 70's era hotel which is still back in the days, however being on a guided trip you will have no choice in being allocated the hotel.
The entrance foyer is grandiose, and located nearby in the hotel are a shop (which sells most goods)...More
We were prepared for a low standard, so with such expectations I would say it did quite well. Staff were friendly and attentive and the rooms were alright. After a more basic experience at the hotel in the DMZ we were delighted to get back...More
Awesome and adventurous stay. Pyongyang is definitely worth a trip and unsurprisingly there are only 3 hotels available for tourists in the city. The biggest one looks like a rocket and is under ongoing construction process since about 20 years.
However, under normal hotel evaluation...More
Spent three nights here. The new lobby is not indicative of the accomadations. Lobby is beautiful marble, cafe, kind of a bar, and small grocery store at one end. Rooms were okay in size, beds were very firm (hard), but we were so busy each...More
I spent 3 nights here last July 16. It was certainly a little dated - a 70's time warp, but we had great views of the surrounding neighborhood. The staff were a little reserved but then again our guides did all the dealing with them....More
Precisely as mentioned by DukeTroy. On my trip I was told the country preferred to deal in Euros, and generally conversion rates work better that way. Most stores and hotels will accepts Euros, Yuan Renminbi or US Dollars.