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Map, Directions, & Hotel

El Bulín

  • Address - 561-16 Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea. (Dosan-Daero/島山大路 #155 B2)
  • Telephone - 82-10-2611-7728
  • E-mail - leoyflortango@gmail.com


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El Bulín is located at basement 2nd level (B2) of a building called "International Building" (국제빌딩/國際大廈). The front of the building has a sign that says "Dosan-Daero/島山大路 155".

By Subway

Take the subway to Sinsa Station (신사역/新沙驛, Orange Line 3, station #337). From exit #8 walk straight, then up the hill for about 6 minutes. After passing KB Bank and Hyundai Car Dealership you should find the building of El Bulín on your left.

By Taxis

South Korea's common address system does not go by street and street number. Because of this most taxi drivers do not know how to drive you to your destination if you just provide him with an address. This happens even if the taxi is equipped with a satellite navigation system. Please also note that most taxi drivers do not speak any foreign languages.

When taking taxis, locals usually provide detail directions to the destination or references to famous landmarks. You can use these two landmarks to get to El Bulín by taxis. Be sure to mention "Sinsa-dong" so the taxi driver knows which general area you are talking about.

  • André Kim (앙드레 김) - the headquarter of the famous Korean fashion designer. André Kim is only a few buildings down from El Bulín.
  • Young Dong Hotel (영동 호텔) - Young Dong Hotel is right across the street from from El Bulín.

Transportation from Incheon Airport

Airport Bus

  • Airport bus #6009 will take you to Sinsa-dong station, which is about 6 minutes walk from El Bulín and within walking distance to many of the recommended hotels and other festival locations. Sinsa-dong is the first bus stop after the bus enters Seoul.
  • Airport bus #6006 will take you to Misung (美星) Apartment in Apgujeong-dong (狎鷗亭洞), which is about 15 minutes walk from El Bulín. Misung Apartment is the first stop after the bus enters Seoul.
Bus ticket price is ₩15,000. Bus runs every 10 to 15 minutes, from about 5am to 11pm daily, and takes about 50 minutes to get to Seoul. There are other airport buses which go to various locations in Seoul, see details here.

 

Taxi

It costs about ₩65,000 to ₩90,000 to take a taxi directly to Sinsa-dong from Incheon Airport.

Nearby Hotels

Young Dong Hotel (website)

  • Rating: 4-star
  • Telephone: 82-2-542-0112
  • Address: Nonhyeon-dong 6, Gangnam-gu, Seoul (서울시 강남구 논현동 6)

Riverside Hotel (website)

  • Rating: 5-star
  • Telephone: 82-2-6710-1100
  • Address: 6-1 Jamwon-dong, Seocho-ku, Seoul (서울시 서초구 잠원동 6-1)

Hotel Highland (website)

  • This is a low-budget business hotel located across from El Bulin.
  • Telephone: 82-2-541-1250
  • Address: Nonhyeon-dong 7-1, Gangnam-gu, Seoul (서울시 강남구 논현동 7-1)

Lex Hotel 렉스호텔 (website)

  • Telephone: 82-2-511-4488
  • Address: Nonhyeon-dong 18-2, Gangnam-gu, Seoul (서울시 강남구 논현동 18-2)

Seorim Motel 서림모텔

  • This is a very low budget motel located right next to El Bulín. A room costs about ₩50,000 per night.
  • Telephone: 82-2-544-1312
  • Address: Sinsa-dong 561-19, Gangnam-gu, Seoul (서울시 강남구 신사동 561-19)