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Suwon, South Korea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is good for kids because in winter they have large natural sledge area. The whole place is safe for kids. There is a nice out door play area for kids. The pension is also furnished with fridge/microwave/tv/jacuzzi tub. The staff speaks decent English. The only glitch I faced is that, I booked a 3-bed room through orbitz.com by...

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Labuan Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I came here in January 2017, it was my first time staying at this hotel. In overall it is nice area and very quite since the resort is a bit outside from town area. But very near to the Phoenix Ski Resort. In overall i satisfied with the service. The route to this resort a bit dark at night. Either...

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Reviewed 29 November 2016

The hotel is bit run down and the room we stayed has some strong smell. The place is nice to stay and explore, the hotel staff is friendly and helpful. They help us to arrange book a full day taxi (USD80) to nearby Phoenix Ski Resort Food wise, can be better....

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Auburn, Alabama, United States
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Our summer visit to Elf was an absolute delight with grandchildren aged 5 and 3. We explored the nearby attractions including Olympics construction. The six of us stayed in a 2 bedroom unit full of nice toys, including a collapsible toddler play tent the 3 year old claimed as his room. We put a folded up "yo" in the bottom...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The Village look like an Europe village. From outside, you can see very western style but it is located in Korea. It have a little farm and some children facilities. Although they seems a bit old but my children (six years old) are enjoy it. They allow to play firework with limited choose. My children are very happy since they...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We experienced a heavy snowfall whilst we were staying at Elf Pension, it certainly made a difference to the surrounds and definitely improved upon the overall feel to the place. No doubt, this place is perfect for a 4 year old! Our son loved the all season tube ride and feeding the small animals. The surrounding woods are beautiful to...

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Wisconsin
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to Elf Pension with a couple of friends. We had a great time getting outside the city and experiencing some winter splendor. Everything is foreigner friendly - most things are written in English and the staff is very welcoming. We had a blast hiking through the snowy hills and watching an awesome fireworks show in...

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Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

I have been planning my Korea winter trip for over 10 months and one of the thing that we want to do is the ice fishing at Pyeongchang Trout festival. We also want to stay near Phoenix Ski park so we can do some skiing activities. Having done various researches on Pyeongchang, hotel cost is definitely the major expenses. I...

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Okinawa, Japan
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

The staff here were impeccable. They also speak great English. Couldn't have been happier with their customer service. The pictures to the hotel are magical but when we got there it was very run down. The walls are extremely thin, so you can hear every footstep from your neighbors. The zoo is not clean and the kid play area is...

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Singapore
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We stayed for 2 nights with 2 adults and 2 children on 22 December 2015. We took the subway to Dong Seoul bus terminal and took an express bus and then took a cab to Elf Pension. When we reached there, it was dark but simply magical! My kids were so happy and play with the snow that snowed the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Elf Pension is located in mountainous areas in Gangwon Province, 3 km from Phoenix Park Resort. The resort features a mini zoo, sledge park and seasonal outdoor pool. All rooms come with free wired internet.Elf Pension is a 50-minute car journey from Daegwallyeong Sheep Farm while Yangyang International Airport is 105 km away. A free shuttle service is provided to Phoenix Park Resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elf Pension

Address: 864-12 Mu-i-ri, Bongpyeong-myeon, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Gangwon-do > Pyeongchang-gun
Price Range: €36 - €145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Elf Pension 3*
Number of rooms: 83
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Elf Pension South Korea/Pyeongchang-Gun
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The lodge are quiet and clean. But no choose for dinner. More choose might be in Phoenix Park. Better prepare yourself.”
  • BBQ outside the lodge
  • Jacuzzi tub
 of 5 bubbles WanderWalker, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Look at the wooden apartments if you do wish to stay here”
 of 5 bubbles happywanderingHC, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Book early for better rates (at least 3 months before)”
 of 5 bubbles SforSingapore, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Choose lower hills rooms if you have big luggage. Going through the snow is not a good idea with your big luggages.”
 of 5 bubbles Yaszmynn, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“"Good rooms for silver fish hunter and love foul and stink smell travelers"”
 of 5 bubbles 888Dominic888, 22 Feb 2015 | Read review
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