These TripAdvisor Reviews Show How Miserable North Korea Really Is

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North Korea is not really considered a holiday destination, to say the least.

But earlier this year Kim Jong-un built a visitor’s centre in a bid to attract tourists, and of course foreign currency.

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The supreme leader also relaxed border controls for trips between China and north-west North Korea.

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But for people who have actually been to the secretive state, they’re making one thing clear: the hotels are the stuff of nightmares.

Located mainly in the city of Pyongyang, a city designed to be the envy of Western countries, these hotels have everything from wooden-plate beds to locks on fire escapes. Basically everything you would want in a hotel, right?

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Well, at least there’s friendly staff – sort of. And the food is edible:

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The wooden-plate beds really make the experience:

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Because who needs a mattress?

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And safety definitely comes first:

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But forget about hot water:

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This person pretty much summed up everyone’s feelings in one post:

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Moral of the story? You pretty much get what you’d expect from a hotel in North Korea.


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