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Hongdae Pencil Guesthouse

2.0 of 5 22, Yeonhui-ro 1-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

good location, very close to the metro, easy access to the airport, staff is nice, room is clean and quiet, wifi is free and fast, will definitely come back again! one more thing, the ground is heated which makes the room the coziest place to stay :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Room was really clean And location was sooo close from station as well Thanks abby and pai !!!!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite some last-minute scheduling and booking issues, the hostel staff was very friendly and helpful. The room (two bed ensuite) was very clean and well-furnished, too. Breakfast is usual for a hostel, but the more generous hours (8-10 am, vs. 6-8 am or 6-9 am at other hostels I've used) are appreciated for late risers like myself. The big plus... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would recommend this hostel in special to young people, since it is directly located in Mapo-gu near Hongik University. This is best place for going out in Seoul. Around the hostel are a lot of small bars, cafe houses and restaurants. Another point is that it is only 2 min walk to the metro station. From there you can... More 

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Cascais, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, staff is great, help you with everything they can. You can ask them what to see and do and Seoul. They'll answer you right away. The whole place is very clean and smells good. The bedroom is great, very clean and comfortable. You don't need to bring tooth paste, shampoo and shower gel, every private bathroom comes with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overall a great hostel, the staff were friendly and helpful, the breakfast was very tasty and the location was very convenient, if maybe a little hard to find the first time, but after that a breeze. Would definitely stay again and recommend others to stay as well.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This guesthouse had everything I needed: convenient location, clean, safe, spacious, near the subway, near good food, near shopping, great staffs! My main concern when travelling is always if the place I stay in is clean enough and safe enough, and this guesthouse hit the mark! It was super clean and the rooms are locked with a pin (so it's... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Great place. Felt like home. Excellent value. Great staff. Awesome place if visiting Hongdae. Strongly recommended. Room was great. Extremely clean with heated floors. Would definitely stay here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

It have " Conveniently traffic and Services cordial "~, the most important the guest house can speak more language, and the hostess is very beautiful and cordial >///<~ So, if I go to Korea at net time, I will choose Pencil guesthouse again~

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

The hostel had a great mix of helpful staff, good value, close proximity to restaurants and public transportation. Comfy beds, strong wifi, and secure building system was much appreciated. Thought the grill to make your own eggs and heated floors were also a nice bonus.

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Address: 22, Yeonhui-ro 1-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Location: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hongdae Pencil Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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