Gangnam-daero 114-gil, Seoul, South Korea

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audience rating Black, 2.3 out of 5 based on 7 ratings
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Gay ‘jjimjilbang’ (cruise club) that made headlines in 2015 for admitting to having a strict door policy that allowed entry only to young Koreans and gym-fit non-Korean men.

Facilities at Black include lockers with keypad system, showers, bathrooms, TV/smoking room, private cabins and dark room. Black gets very crowded and particularly busy on the weekends. Open 24 hours.

From Sinnonhyeon subway station (Exit 3), take the first turn on the left down Gangnam-daero 112-gil. Continue down this street until you find an alley on the left.











based on 4 reviews
  1. For the confused foreigner

    “For those who are whining about no entrance for foreigners.
    If this was Japan, would you dare revolt against it?
    On the contrary, there are foreigners who go as far as repulsing other foreginers on behalf of Japan, even though they are not the natives.
    And you know they exist over there.
    Where is the respect that you so dearly showed in Japan?
    If you have no respect just because its Korea, then Why are you keep coming back?
    Is it because koreans have the undisputed hottest bodies on the planet which you can not deny? Not even just because Asian, its because they are KOREAN :)
    Korea has even generously provided separate venues for foreigners that cater to foreigner-seeking Koreans.
    If you can't find anyone even there, doesn't that give you a big hint that Koreans (in secret) are simply not into you? That maybe you shouldn't be in korea, rather a different country?
    If you have come to see the world's best attraction, then shouldn't you at least honor the rules of the host who is providing you the show which you might have never known about?
    Venues like black, shelter, and others to come do not welcome foreigners. Even if you get lucky and sneak through entry, do not expect them to welcome you. If they do, it is their tatemae. look it up.
    You just have to accept it, like you did in Japan.
    Whoever posted these venues clearly has no respect for the Koreans, the kind of respect that can be found in Japanese only venues.
    I don't care if weeaboos come and bombard my comment with whining. It just reveals their jealousy towards Koreans.
    Whining about foreigner restriction? You can thank Japan for that because Japan invented it first. Korea just following its trend.
    As similar the language is between Korean and Japanese, the similarity extends sexual preference Japanese for Japanese only and Koreans for Koreans only.
    And fyi, I am not Korean.
    I have travelled all across Asia, that includes Japan yes Japan dont act like you are not part of asia, so I know the actual difference compared to the myths and lies that other foreigners want you to think.“

      on 01-14-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  2. Not welcoming of foreigners

    “In my late 20's and in good shape. Tried going here twice and was told only Koreans are allowed. Speaking in Korean to the staff didn't help. Any foreign guys have any luck this year?“


      on 04-09-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

    • Try your luck

      “It really depends on 3 things... 1. your look (Must be Asian, but better look like Korean) 2.the reception staffs (The young guy always let me in, but the mid-aged men was quite tricky.) 3 Action (Act like a regular customer and just put the entrance fee there, get your key and faster go in.)“


        on 12-16-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  3. Racist

    “I have been to Black many times before but the last couple of times I have gone since the new year (2016) they denied me because I'm "not Korean." I responded in Korean that I have been here many times but he refused to explain. I suggest non-foreign people keep trying to go to Black so they can see how much money they're losing based on a small few Korean customers' close-minded complaints.“

      on 03-19-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  4. Black it's not tolerant

    “I visit Black first time. I don't know why administration of BLACK saying ONLY KOREAN. I'm Middle East type of man, it's not tolerant said that. Never visit BLACK.“


      on 01-02-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  5. Great for fun & relaxation

    “Went to Black on Boxing Day. Foreigner welcomed. Nice, spacious & clean. Friendly patrons age between 20-30. A lot action. Good ventilation n lights dimmed for greater comfort. Will visit again on my next trip.“


      on 01-01-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

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venue cruise/fetish (密性恋物)

features maze, relaxing cabins, dark room (迷宫, 放松舱, 暗室)

exclusively gay

attracts all types (所有派)

weekday 24 hours

weekend 24 hours

last updated: 03-30-2017