• The Sinsunhang Hotel in Hamhung city, provincial capital of South Hamgyong province, North Korea (DPRK). Trip arranged by KTG Tours
    Sinsunhang Hotel
  • Views of downtown Hamhung, second largest in North Korea, from the Sinsunhang Hotel, South Hamgyong province, North Korea (DPRK). Trip arranged by KTG Tours
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The Sinsunhang Hotel in Hamhung; Soviet Style & Starch Potato Noodles

Introduction

The Sinsunhang Hotel is a second class hotel located in the city centre of Hamhung. It has 76 rooms. It is in Tonghungsan District and close to Mt. Tonghungsan.

Views of the soviet styled North Korean hotel; the Sinsunhang Hotel in Hamhung capital of South Hamgyong province in North Korea. Join KTG on a trip to the DPRK

Staying here will allow you enjoy great views of a busy part of town.

Views of the city center of Hamhung from the Sinsunhang hotel. Picture taken by KTG Tours

Locals cycling in the city centre of Hamhung

Location

Location of Hamhung, provincial capital of South Hamgyong province in North Korea, DPRK. Check our North Korea interactive map KTG Tours

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Rooms

Rooms are simple, with a thin mattress and tv with local channels.

Picture of the Sinsunhang hotel in Hamhung, the second largest city of North Korea (DPRK). Picture taken by KTG Tours

First class rooms have a small office.

Office in a first class room at the Sinsunhang hotel in Hamhung, North Korea (DPRK). Picture taken by KTG Tours

Office in a first class hotel at the Sinhunhang Hotel

Decoration

Hotel lobby of the Sinsunhang Hotel in Hamhung, South Hamgyong province, North Korea, DPRK. The Sinsunhang hotel is located in the city centre of Hamhung. Picture taken by KTG Tours

The rooms themselves are quite simplistic. The hotel corridors, halls, bar, etc however have a more soviet retro touch matching the architectural style of the building.

Corridor at Sinsunhang hotel in the industrial city of Hamhung. The hotel has soviet style decoration and architecture. Picture taken by KTG Tours

Bright walls with different tones of green and brown, dark green carpets, wooden elevator frames and old clocks grandfather clocks give you the impression of being in a hotel in the soviet block in the 1970s.

Painting of President Kim Il Sung on Mount Paektu in the Sinsunhang hotel in the industrial city of Hamhung, the second largest city of North Korea (DPRK). Picture taken by KTG Tours

Facilities

There is a bar in the basement with an assort of both local and foreign drinks.

Ladies at a bar in North Korea at the Sinsunhang hotel Hamhung, the second largest city of the DPRK. Picture taken by KTG Tours

Bar at the Sinsunhang Hotel in Hamhung. We took this back in 2011. If you’ve been to DPRK before you may recognise Ms. Yu

The hotel also has a billiards room.

Lunch - we usually have lunch here when going to Hamhung. A local dish is potato starch noodles. The restaurant was refurbished a few years ago.

Restaurant at the Sinsunhang hotel in the industrial city of Hamhung, the second largest city of North Korea (DPRK). Picture taken by KTG Tours

Handy Tip

They sell souvenirs and snacks at the lobby of the Sinsunhang Hotel. They will most likely not have change for large denomination bills here so please make sure that you bring change. When you stay at a hotel in Pyongyang, if they cannot give your change you will be handed a receipt and asked to come by the next day to collect your change. The problem with this hotel is that you will most likely either only stay one night or have lunch.

Views of central Hamhung from Mount Tonghung in North Korea. Trip arranged by KTG Tours

Views of central Hamhung from Mount Tonghung which is close to the Sinsunhang Hotel

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