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Yanggakdo Hotel

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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Well, it's not the best hotel in the world by a long stretch, dated and faded, - you stay where you’re told to stay, but fascinating. No fifth floor button in the lift, of course. Given the same room on each of my three different stays during my one week trip. Don’t think anyone else had been in there? Not...

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Belo Horizonte, MG
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure if we were allowed to stay anywhere else anyway, but it was a really great hotel! Karaoke, bowling, billiards, pool, massages...it has some of everything, including lots of video cameras and 70s decor! Definitely an experience.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This large hotel offers all the facilities you could ever need offering numerous restaurants, bars, shops and entertainment options. The hotel is a bit dated but the rooms are clean and spacious with amazing views over the city!

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Obviously theres not much choice when it comes to hotels in Pyongyang but this is a good hotel. Great view from the rooms over the river and good location to get around Pyongyang. The rooms are old, basic and tatty but they're just a place to sleep because you're so busy in the day. We stayed in February when it...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best hotel in DPRK. There are so many facilities here which is a good thing since tourists must remain on the property when not on tour. The basement is a rabbit warren of facilities from ten-pin bowling to karaoke to swimming, ping-pong, shoe repair shop, supermarket, sauna, spa and more. The view she of Pyongyang are unparalleled and the...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the 2 hotels for tourists and what an experience! Shinning kind of hotel!! Famous for its 5th floor... Rooms were OK! What was interesting was the basement of the hotel with ping pong, billiard, bowling, ktv, swimming pool... Had a great time at the ping pong place with the nice waitress over there!! Overall great fun after a...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yanggakdo hotel is one of the very few options for tourists to stay in Pyongyang. The hotel is nicely kept and maintained. Quite a lot of things to explore within the hotel. There are some shops, a spa, swimming pool, casino, post office, table tennis, bar, karaoke, etc. We unfortunately didn't have a lot of time to explore. There are...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently were in North Korea on vacation yes probably not the best time to be there but hey had a great time and this hotel is just sooooo dated but as i was told until the new large space ship looking building is completed this is it. All i can really say is dont be there is summer as...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a truly North Korean experience. It's one of the few hotels where foreigners are allowed to stay. There's a revolving bar where you are free to have a bier and chat with other travellers. Rooms are old fashioned but spacious

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you lucky enough, you will get placed in a room with a view of Taedong river with Juche tower covered in morning fog. There are also souvenir shops and bookshops with lots of things to buy as souvenirs from North Korea. There is also laundry services although a tad bit overpriced. As for the meal (breakfast and dinner), to...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Casino and Gambling
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Additional Information about Yanggakdo Hotel

Address: | Yanggakdo Island, Pyongyang, North Korea
Region: North Korea > Pyongyang
Price Range: RM338 - RM2,029 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 168
Also Known As:
Yanggakdo Hotel Pyongyang
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“higher floors have better views of the city and Taedong river.”
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we_the_trippers, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“Top floors and book something BIG”
DENNISC587, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“The higher the better - but allow time for the elevators.”
claasm, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“you have no choice on the rooms”
mhcd_2000, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“As a western tourist you always get the best rooms!”
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janao, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
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