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Hongdae Pencil Guesthouse

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

The staff were incredibly helpful and friendly. The room was equipped with air-conditioning, a fridge and a TV. The bathroom facilities were clean. Shampoo, soap, body-wash and towels were also provided and as a part of the package. However, if you are a foreigner that is accustomed to using a larger bath towel, I would suggest packing a towel for... More 

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Thank Bronwen A
Seoul, South Korea
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

These beds are extremely COMFORTABLE MEMORY FOAM, especially compared with Korean stiff-bed standards. If you want a comfortable stay next to the most fun and lively part of Seoul, pencil in the Pencil Guesthouse.

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Thank cfitzgerald11
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Nice place to stay. 5 mins walk from Station exit 3. Surrounded by shopping area (exit 9) 10 mins walk. Easy access from Airport subway. There is no lift elevator. 5 stories building. So we have to carry our bulky baggage to 5th floor by stairs. But the staff very helpfull. thankyou.

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Thank Nicky S
Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

The guesthouse owner is very kind. We really love her! Service is very nice, the room is clean and very nice. There's free wifi in each room and free breakfast. My friends and I really like this guesthouse. :D

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Thank Natigachada D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed my second time staying here. The staff were hospitable and very helpful.My Mum and I enjoyed the clean and comfortable room.The location was very convenient where it is so accessible.It is near the subway station and the area around the guesthouse has much to eat and look around.It is a good and safe location.

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Thank tammy_febc_2012
AbbyKim, Owner at Hongdae Pencil Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Tammy Thank you for your great review. It was really nice to see you again :D Thanks a lot !! More 

Pasay, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

The location is excellent, just 5 minutes to Hongik University Station, staffs were helpful, room was clean and breakfast was great. There is a very good Italian bistro just next door. The 4-bed mixed dorm is quite small, so don't expect luxury. Good enough for backpackers, maybe not so much for those willing to pay for more space. Highly recommended!

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Hongdae Pencil Guesthouse is in a great location. Taking exit 3 out of Hongik University Station it's a short walk and easy to find. The guest house itself is simple, clean, tidy and most of the all, the owner is simply delightful and so helpful. Within the neighbourhood are bars, cafes and small shops. Within 10 minutes walk you are... More 

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Paranaque, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Friendly staff, room is upgraded for free, free use of computer for the guests on the lobby, coffee is available 24 hours, good wifi, floor heating and location close to Hongdae station. Only hard to find at first if you arrive late at night.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

Very comfortable guesthouse, very warm (was -18 outside!) and in the centre of the hongdae party triangle so you are surrounded by literally hundreds of small hipster bars/restaurants, right by hongik station so easy for commuting anywhere, cheap, very very comfortable beds and very secure hostel, staff are helpful and breakfast includes fried/scrambled eggs and oj/toast, highly recommend here for... More 

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Seogwipo, South Korea
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

Standard hostel with a decent breakfast (included) of toast, jam, cereal, eggs that you cook yourself, Korean mixed coffee. The best part of this hostel is its location. It is located 5 minutes from Hongik University Station (Hongdae) which means it is super close to the famed Hongdae nightlife. Bars and clubs there can be pretty darn loud, but the... More 

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Staying in Sinchon / Ewha

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Sinchon / Ewha
Neighboring Hongdae, the Sinchon / Ewha area by Yonsei University and Ewha Womans University is a popular student hangout spot known for its youthful jovialness. The two respective schools and their beautiful settings are among the best in Korea. As the main demographic in the area are younger students, most of the businesses cater to their tastes with price ranges to match. The plethora of things to do in the area makes it busy all through the day and night. The area around Ewha is particularly popular with women as it’s famed for its shopping and affordable hair and nail salons.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dear guest, we've opened new Pencil Guesthouse 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, Pencil Guesthouse 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. Do not hesitate to choose us, Pencil Guesthouse in Hongdae .Share your happy moments together with other guests. Thank you =) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hongdae Pencil Guesthouse

Address: 22, Yeonhui-ro 1-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul 03985, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul > Sinchon / Ewha
Price Range: $21 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hongdae Pencil Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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