Here’s One More Reason You Never Want to Go to North Korea
The world's worst "six-star" hotel.
North Korea has its problem.
A startling tendency to dispatch political leaders with extreme prejudice.
The equally problematic habit of indefinitely detaining tourists and/or sending them to work camps.
As the video above suggests, though, the country does have a nascent tourism industry. And it has a six-star hotel. That hotel, according to TripAdvisor, is terrible, and the reviews for it rival any level of breast-beating exhibited in the most epic of Greek tragedies.
Example: “I had a slew of prostitutes and vagrants at my door.”
Example: “Staff were very rude and tried to get me to promote their little fat ruler with the dodgy haircut Kim Jong Un, and because I refused they threatened to have me arrested!”
Another, because it’s fun reading about other people’s horrible hotel stays: “Horrible place, but I guess still on the upper side of NK hospitality. Beds are wooden plates with a cushion on it.”
One more: “So awful. And so much brain-washing.”
Moral of story: Avoid North Korea, six-star hotel or not.
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