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Pencil Mini Hotel

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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a couple of days in Pencil mini Hotel with a friend of mine. The beds were comfortable and each room had a toilet/bathroom with hot water. The area in which the hostel is located is very safe and calm at night. Plus the location is like 5-7 min walk from Hongik station and 10 min walk fron the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I stayed at Pencil Mini Hotel for 2 nights together with 2 friends, we were given a room with 2 bunk beds. The room and the attached bathroom was very clean.The mini hotel is located about 5 mins away from the Hongik University Station and the airport limousine bus stops, away the main road, and was quiet enough for a... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Its a great hotel with good location (about 10 mins walking distance from Hongik station). And the good news is you don't have to change/transfer the train line from Incheon International Airport to get to Hongik University station. Me and my wife loved stay in Pencil Mini Hotel. The staff are very friendly and helpful (especially Abby and Pei), the... More

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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

While I've been to only a few guesthouses before, this was by far the best one that I've stayed in! The rooms were cleaned and well maintained. We got a 4 person ensuite room, with 2 bunk beds and a bathroom. Compared to the other places that I stayed in when I travelled Asia, the bathroom could be considered spacious... More

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Hong Kong, China
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Good location as it's near the subway station, and the bustling HongDae streets where you can feel the vibrant life of Seoul at night. Washing machines and wifi with no extra charge. Helpful staff, but the Korean staff is a bit shy. The rooftop view is surprisingly delightful, that you must not miss.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

My friends and I loved our stay at pencil, it was cheap and our 4 person ensuite room was exactly what we needed. Two bunk beds and a functional (if rather small) bathroom. It was clean and comfortable with aircon but would be a little frustrating if you were staying any longer than a few days or if we all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Undoubtly one of the best guesthouse ive been to. They have a excellent common area where i can just sit around and meet so many new friends!! The staffs are just so friendly that they would hang out and bring u around when they are free. Awesome stuff! Location is also awesome as living inhongdae is convenient. Not to mention... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Pencil Hotel is so nice place. It is very close to metro, and easy to look around everywhere; Hongdae, Shinchon, ..and They gave lots of Korean experiences. Some of staffs recommended nice Korean Foods!! Thanks Pencil!

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Manila, Philippines
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

pencil hotel is very close to the subway! the staff are very friendly! we highly recommend that you stay here! we enjoyed our stay and they really took care of us! the breakfast was very delicious! we want to go back to pencil! we miss you abby!!

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Kuala Lumpur
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

A clean place and cheap. Very near to Hongik subway and staff is very friendly and helpful! Whatever questions you asked them, they will try their best to help you. There's a common area where you can chill out and have some drink

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Address: 22, Yeonhui-ro 1-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul
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Dear guest, we’ve opened a new concept of mini hotel, Mini-hotel Pencil in Hongdae.Our strongest point which could not found at other places is, During your stay~ Here in Pencil, you can share your interest and objective of travelling with other guest who are staying with us, moreover, this will give you a more enjoyable holiday with full satisfaction.Therefore, Mini-hotel Pencil will be a suitable place to make an exciting community filled with trendy young male and female travelers.In order to fill your trip with excitements, compared to cheap and budget accommodations or expensive hotels with no communication among guests, we appear with a different concept including RATE, SERVICE and FACILITIES. Therefore, do not hesitate to choose us, Mini-hotel Pencil.Share your happy moments together with other guests. Thank you =) ... more   less 
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