Hongdae Pencil Guesthouse & Hostel Reviews
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Very nice, clean and tidy. Awesome staff!!! Very friendly and good English! (Even they helped me with my trip to busan, also very open to do self check in and out!!)
Convenient location with nice neighborhood. Room is clean and eqiupped with all nessesary amenities. Very valued for money paid.
It'll be great if the breakfast time is set earlier, e.g. 7 or 7:30 am.
Great location, with swift connections to the airport, and close to many great bars and restaurants. The neighbourhood is very lively (bring earplugs if you are a light sleeper). The room was nice.
Yit is a nice and comfortable place, clean and secure, safety is like no other with all tech kind of stuff... It s nice and cool close to several restaurants and clubs...
Very comfort, clean, id like to go back again next time
The hostel is fully equipped. They have all the things I need. There is refrigerator, tv, hairdryer, private bathroom and others that made my stay really wowonderful! The staff is helpful and friendly like Yikang and the owner is kind. I recommend this hostel to other travellers. If I go back to Korea, I would definitely take the same hostel.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
Wonderful staff. They were super friendly and helpful when we checked in, including giving us restaurant recommendations, helping us make calls, and providing us with directions. Would go back again for sure! Security is also really good and the location was awesome. 2 minute walk to the metro which took you everywhere easily. The local area around the hostel was also great for shopping, night life and food. We had a double ensuite room, which was small, but cozy. Everything we needed was there.
Nice hostel in excellent location, The Hongdae Pencil is located in the middle of the Hongdae area. Only 2 min walk to cafes and restaurants. 3 min walk to subway. At night students are sitting outside on the grass/park talking, eating and drinking (but very civilized) - nevertheless the hostel itsself is in a quite alley. We really enjoyed our stay at Pencil and especially due to the fantastic location (stayed in a family room which was quite small) definitely recommend this place.
excellent location, good to have cleaning everyday, nice to provide hot and cold water each floor. The daily necessity e.g. toiletry gave me warm feeling.
- Novice Nomad
- Hong Kong
- Female, 31-40
- (1 review)
Great location! Small room, but very clean and organized!
Great hostel in a great location, with a laid back vibe. Don't come here for a party but come for a good restful stay.
The guy working there is really helpful and friendly. He helped with directions and recommendations.
This was the best hostel I've stayed at in Seoul. The location is in a quiet part of the very busy Hongdae very close to the subway. Our room was comfortable and a great size. Everything was very clean and breakfast was great. Definitely stay there! Still,a few critiques: give guests written directions because just going by the map provided, it was a bit confusing to find the exact street. Also, we couldn't get in the front door because we weren't given a code, and no one was at the front desk.
Great location,although had trouble finding the hostel at first, great staff, room was tiny with a tiny bathroom and shower but it's what you'd expect from most hostels. Very close to all the clubs, bars, and restaurants, pretty much walking distance to everything with the subway just 3 minutes away. Located on the other side of an annoying intersection.
Clean and good location. The bed is clean and comfy. The staff is helpful. Not big hanging out area
Very nice and modern hostel in good location. The rooms are clean and the staff kostenlos nice. The Metro station ist only 2 minutes away. I would definitely recommend this hostel to everybody.
Second time staying here...Abby and the Pencil 5 Hostel are wonderful!!
Really nice hostel, the staff were very helpful and the free umbrellas to borrow were a nice touch!