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KW Pencil Hostel

Traveller (18)
Room & Suite (10)
Family and Play Areas (1)
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good52%
  • Average24%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
  • 30 Jul. 2015
  • 9 Dec. 2014
    “Worth it!”
73-6, Yeonnam-ro 1-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul 03991 South Korea See on map
Name/address in local language
Free Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

i love this hostel... The staff is also extremely friendly and helpful staff .. the rooms/ bathrooms are clean only walk 15 to hongik station here are all the amenities you need- a TV, microwave, washing machine, fridge etc

Thank Samuel T
Reviewed 10 December 2014

The cost of the rooms is not expensive, and the rooms/ bathrooms are clean and well kept. The staff is also extremely friendly. I rated a 4, however, because it took me almost 90 minutes to locate it!

2  Thank Paige T
Reviewed 9 June 2014

I stayed here for 5 days when I was travelling in Seoul with 3 other friends. Location is not bad in that it's Hongdae which is quite a convenient place to go to other tourist attractions in Seoul from. However, it's quite a walking distance...More

4  Thank edcjunice
Reviewed 20 December 2013

Had an awesome stay at Pencil. Stayed for 9 nights with two other friends in a family room of 4 last October 2013. 1. Location- The hostel's location was great. Place was safe and quiet since it was just far enough from the party places...More

2  Thank KatViacrusis
Reviewed 7 December 2013

The hostel was easy enough to locate with the provided directions. Our room was on the fourth floor and with so much shopping stashed in our luggage, the climb on the narrow steps was agonizing. Facilities-wise, it was great as we had a washing machine,...More

Thank Merilyn L
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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South Korea > Seoul > Hongdae
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South Korea > Seoul > Hongdae
Traveller (18)
Room & Suite (10)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Carefree enthusiasm is everywhere in this energetic
neighborhood centered on Hongik University, Korea’s
top art school. From its assortment of murals to the
occasional amateur street performances, creativity and
expression make up the wild and beating heart of
vibrant Hongdae. At the Free and Hope Market (weekends
at the Hongdae Children’s Playground) you'll find one
of Seoul’s most popular handmade and creative markets
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"Rooms on the 2nd floor are the best"
9 Nov. 2012
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