"You have no choice of..." P'yongyang Hotel Tip by ColmNugent

P'yongyang Hotels: 12 reviews and 26 photos


You have no choice of accomodation. It will be at one of the two modern-ish tower hotels where you'll be one of very few guests and your fellow guests tend to be from places like Cuba, Mozambique (and other T.P.L.A.C.'s) and Libya. Makes for interesting post-dinner conversation.
Irrelevant - it's all part of your package, and that costs a mint.

Unique Qualities: One thousand rooms, 50 guests maximum. Revolving restaurant at the top, scary glass lift running up the outside. The odd soldier to politely discourage you from wandering the corridors of the (many) unoccupied levels. Fairly frequent power cuts make it a good idea to have a torch.

Directions: The Koryo Hotel is in the middle of the central Pyongyang, in a island in the middle of the river. The picture is of the busiest street in Pyongyang - I think we counted 13 lanes, which is about three
othercontact: They don't tend to do frequent s
Theme: Hotel

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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