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Hongdae Pencil Guesthouse & Hostel

113-32, donggyo-dong, Mapo Gu, Seoul, South Korea, Distance from city centre: 4.7km

Rating: 93% from 9 reviews

  • 91%Atmosphere
  • 95%Staff
  • 95%Security
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 93%Location
  • 91%Value for money
  • 91%Facilities

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  • This hostel was absolutely fantastic. The woman who owns it greets you at the door, and gives a very nice welcome! The only downfall is the stairs, but if you have a lot of luggage the staff will store it for you.
  • 100%
  • 21 Jul 2015 Anonymous USA
  • This hostel was excellent. The owner was so nice. Pencil is GREAT. This was my first hostel experience and I love it.
  • 100%
  • 21 Jul 2015 Anonymous USA
  • Relaxed hostel, friendly staff that will help you with everything. Stayes here 2 times, might come back. I do recommend this hostel.
  • 83%
  • 07 Jul 2015 Rozemarie Netherlands
  • Excellent stay, very comfortable and affordable and very warm considering it was during winter. Staff were very friendly and helpful (thanks Pei) and is in a very convenient location next to the subway and popular eating street. Will recommend Pencil Guesthouse to friends when they visit Seoul.
  • 100%
  • 13 Feb 2015 Callum Australia
  • Pencil Guesthouse and Hostel is a really awesome place, the facilities are great, good space inside the rooms to move around, and the staff are really friendly.
  • 100%
  • 13 Feb 2015 Andrew South Africa
  • Nice location (near KTX) and comfort environment
  • 86%
  • 10 Nov 2014 SUEN
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