Sinchon Rest has a very old feel to it.
For some reason they don't give the women keys at the desk, but
the give the men some. Instead you go in, find a locker, and
grab the key from the locker. The wet area had an assortment of
standing and sitting showers. There were two saunas, one stone
and one wood. For bathes there was a hot, a hotter, and a
In terms of sleeping this jjimjilbang
is amazing, especially for women. There were sleeping areas
right there in the wet area if you didn't feel comfortable going to
the mixed area to sleep. The sleeping room was on the fourth
floor and had a large mixed area, as well as a glassed off area with
bunks for women only. There was a small room just for men on
the floor below next to the gym and nail/hair salon.
I recently found myself in Hongdae with my friend at a vegetarian (yet had meat options) kind of restaurant. My friend has been staying with me these past few weeks as she is in between jobs and needs a place to crash. Her stay has been helpful towards some fun nights.
Anyways, she is a vegetarian and I figured why not find a suitable restaurant for her while she tags along with me to Hongdae for a haircut.