Kensington Stars Hotel
Kensington Stars Hotel
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"Staff was very friendly and helpful."

YEUNG H.

December 29, 2017

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8.2
Recommended by 87% of guests
Value for money7.7
Distance to city center22 Km
Location rating9.0
Nearest airportSokcho Airport (SHO)
Distance to airport9.4 km
Has restaurantYes
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Air conditioning

  • Currency exchange

  • Daily housekeeping

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8.5
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Classic Twin Room
Classic Twin Room
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  • Mountain view
  • 30 m²/323 ft²
  • 2 single beds
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Classic Family Room
Classic Family Room
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  • Mountain view
  • 36 m²/388 ft²
  • 1 single bed and 1 double b...
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Presidential Suite
Presidential Suite
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  • 181 m²/1948 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
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Korean Style Deluxe Double Room
Korean Style Deluxe Double Room
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  • Mountain view
  • 30 m²/323 ft²
  • 1 double bed and 1 futon
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Standard Ondol Room
Standard Ondol Room
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  • 23 m²/248 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 futons
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Deluxe Suite
Deluxe Suite
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  • 60 m²/646 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
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Standard King Room
Standard King Room
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  • 23 m²/248 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 king bed
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Standard Double Room
Standard Double Room
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  • 23 m²/248 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 1 king bed
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Deluxe Twin Room
Deluxe Twin Room
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  • Mountain view
  • 30 m²/323 ft²
  • 2 single beds
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  • Shower and bathtub
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"The staff is very friendly"

Reviewed April 17, 2017

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Agoda Reviews (754)Booking.com Reviews (850)
8.2
Cleanliness8.1
Facilities7.2
Location9.0
Room comfort and quality8.5
Service8.5
Value for money7.7
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3.2
yeon from South Korea
Group
Standard King Room
Stayed 2 nights in September 2018
Renovation necessary ”
Not good service. Not good sanitarily.
Reviewed September 08, 2018
Dear yeon, Warmest greetings from the Kensington Stars Hotel, We apologize for the inconvenience of facilities and service during your stay in our hotel. And in the meantime, the area you have advised will be shared with the team concerned to serve you better in future. Once again, thank you a lot for your kindness of the precious comments to us. Thank you. Best regards, Boyoung Kim, Hotel Manager
Responded September 09, 2018
Kensington Stars Hotel
9.2
Exceptional
EUN from South Korea
Family with teens
Deluxe Twin Room
Stayed 1 night in October 2017
I went here with my parents.”
I wanted to go Mt.Seolak with my parents so wanted to book a hotel near there and this hotel was one. Nice bed, clean toilet, and great breakfast. I strongly recommend here to stay!
Reviewed July 29, 2018
Dear EUN , Warmest greetings from the Kensington Stars Hotel, We are very pleased to know that overall you have enjoyed your stay with us, especially for atmosphere and location from Mt. Seorak. Once again, thank you a lot for your kindness of the precious comments to us. Thank you. Best regards, Boyoung Kim, Hotel Manager
Responded August 01, 2018
Kensington Stars Hotel
8.4
Excellent
Yee from Singapore
Solo traveler
Classic Twin Room
Stayed 1 night in September 2017
A stone's throw away from Mt Seoraksan”
Lovely view from Mt Seoraksan in breakfast area. Enjoy our dinner at their roof top restaurant.
Reviewed July 24, 2018
Dear Yee, Warmest greetings from the Kensington Stars Hotel, We are very pleased to know that overall you have enjoyed your stay with us, especially for atmosphere and location from Mt. Seorak. Once again, thank you a lot for your kindness of the precious comments to us. Thank you. Best regards, Boyoung Kim, Hotel Manager
Responded July 28, 2018
Kensington Stars Hotel
8.8
Excellent
Subra from South Korea
Family with young children
Korean Style Deluxe Double Room
Stayed 1 night in July 2018
Excellent”
Great location...Nearer to many tourist spot. Delicious BBQ...Enjoyed our stay.
Reviewed July 20, 2018
Dear Subra, Warmest greetings from the Kensington Stars Hotel, We are very pleased to know that overall you have enjoyed your stay with us, especially for atmosphere and location from Mt. Seorak. Once again, thank you a lot for your kindness of the precious comments to us. Thank you. Best regards, Boyoung Kim, Hotel Manager
Responded July 21, 2018
Kensington Stars Hotel
8.0
Excellent
Pooi from Malaysia
Family with teens
Classic Twin Room
Stayed 1 night in July 2018
Location superb. Staff nice . Old hotel but well maintained . Breakfast food & time to be improve. ”
Everything ok . Love the cozy environment and decor at Abbey Road bistro and bar. Nice mountain view and music which you can stay hours there just to relax. However , food served can be better in variety and taste. Breakfast food to be improved and time should be up to 11am instead of 10am, so that we could have time for morning mountain hike then breakfast . Check out time also too early to set at 11am . Set at 12:30pm will be lovely for those morning hikers for breakfast and quick shower before check out. However, good that they allow luggage storage after check out .
Reviewed July 16, 2018
Dear Pooi, Warmest greetings from the Kensington Stars Hotel, We are very pleased to know that overall you have enjoyed your stay with us, especially for location from Mt. Seorak and staff friendliness. Once again, thank you a lot for your kindness of the precious comments to us. Thank you. Best regards, Boyoung Kim, Hotel Manager
Responded July 21, 2018
Kensington Stars Hotel
10.0
Exceptional
nerissa from Philippines
Couple
Standard King Room
Stayed 1 night in May 2018
amazing”
the view is so amazing. even our room is no view. when we take our breakfast, i cannot stop looking to the mountain in front of me.
Reviewed June 07, 2018
Dear nerissa, Warmest greetings from the Kensington Stars Hotel, We are very pleased to know that overall you have enjoyed your stay with us, especially for atmosphere and location from Mt. Seorak. Once again, thank you a lot for your kindness of the precious comments to us. Thank you. Best regards, Boyoung Kim, Hotel Manager
Responded June 10, 2018
Kensington Stars Hotel
9.2
Exceptional
Jannye from Singapore
Group
Deluxe Twin Room
Stayed 1 night in May 2018
Superb view of Seoraksan”
Right at the door step of seoraksan! Rooms are clean and comfortable. Helpful service with a smile! Abit old but adequately maintained though limited dining choices if you dine late. Overall a great and convenient place to stay if you wish to explore Seoraksan!
Reviewed May 29, 2018
Dear Jannye , Warmest greetings from the Kensington Stars Hotel, We are very pleased to know that overall you have enjoyed your stay with us, especially for atmosphere and location from Mt. Seorak. Once again, thank you a lot for your kindness of the precious comments to us. Thank you. Best regards, Boyoung Kim, Hotel Manager
Responded May 31, 2018
Kensington Stars Hotel
10.0
Exceptional
Precious from Philippines
Family with young children
Classic Family Room
Stayed 2 nights in March 2018
exceptional”
very near the mountain
Reviewed May 13, 2018
Dear Precious, Warmest greetings from the Kensington Stars Hotel, We are very pleased to know that overall you have enjoyed your stay with us, especially for atmosphere and location from Mt. Seorak. Once again, thank you a lot for your kindness of the precious comments to us. Thank you. Best regards, Boyoung Kim, Hotel Manager
Responded May 20, 2018
Kensington Stars Hotel
6.0
Florianus from Indonesia
Couple
Standard King Room
Stayed 2 nights in March 2018
Just an average hotel”
Beside it is nearby Mt Sorak, nothing much I can say about this hotel. It is a very normal and average hotel.
Reviewed April 17, 2018
Dear Florianus, Warmest greetings from the Kensington Stars Hotel, We apologize for the inconvenience of facilities and service during your stay in our hotel. Once again, thank you a lot for your kindness of the precious comments to us. Thank you. Best regards, Boyoung Kim, Hotel Manager
Responded April 21, 2018
Kensington Stars Hotel
8.8
Excellent
Tan from Singapore
Solo traveler
Standard King Room
Stayed 2 nights in February 2018
Nice and relax ”
Overall the hotel is very nice and it's located just about 5mins walk from hotel to Seoraksan national park. Sokcho City will be about 15mins by car, local bus about 30mins and the bus stop is just outside of the hotel.
Reviewed February 10, 2018
Dear Tan, Warmest greetings from the Kensington Stars Hotel, We are very pleased to know that overall you have enjoyed your stay with us, especially for location from Mt. Seorak. Once again, thank you a lot for your kindness of the precious comments to us. Thank you. Best regards, Boyoung Kim, Hotel Manager
Responded February 25, 2018
Kensington Stars Hotel
10.0
Exceptional
Pandu from Indonesia
Couple
Standard King Room
Stayed 2 nights in April 2017
Right location, great history”
Stay on April 2017, it is really nice hotel with a short walk from Seoraksan national park. A hotel full with memorable and history, especially if you are a Beatles' fans.
Reviewed January 02, 2018
Dear Pandu, Warmest greetings from the Kensington Stars Hotel, We are very pleased to know that overall you have enjoyed your stay with us, especially for location from Mt. Seorak and staff friendliness. Once again, thank you a lot for your kindness of the precious comments to us. Thank you. Best regards, Boyoung Kim, Hotel Manager
Responded February 25, 2018
Kensington Stars Hotel
8.8
Excellent
Francis from Indonesia
Couple
Korean Style Deluxe Double Room
Stayed 2 nights in December 2017
Good location are pro and con”
Pro : nearest hotel to mount seorak Con : fartest hotel to sokcho
Reviewed January 01, 2018
Dear Francis, Warmest greetings from the Kensington Stars Hotel, We apologize for the inconvenience of facilities and cleanliness during your stay in our hotel. And in the meantime, the area you have advised will be shared with the team concerned to serve you better in future. Once again, thank you a lot for your kindness of the precious comments to us. Thank you. Best regards, Boyoung Kim Hotel Manager
Responded February 25, 2018
Kensington Stars Hotel
8.4
Excellent
Myoungeun
Family with young children
Classic Family Room
Stayed 1 night in December 2017
well maintained hotel nearby Seolak mountain”
It is well maintained hotel which is walkable distance from Seolak mountain.
Reviewed December 31, 2017
8.0
Excellent
YEUNG from Malaysia
Family with teens
Korean Style Deluxe Double Room
Stayed 1 night in December 2017
Very good”
Staff was very friendly and helpful. However the facilities is a bit run-down.
Reviewed December 29, 2017
8.8
Excellent
Vivian from Malaysia
Group
Classic Family Room
Stayed 1 night in November 2017
Excellent”
Good
Reviewed December 29, 2017
8.8
Excellent
Bethany from South Korea
Couple
Standard King Room
Stayed 1 night in November 2017
Fantastic location!”
The hotel is only a short walk to the gates of Seoraksan. It was worth every penny to stay here.
Reviewed November 26, 2017
8.8
Excellent
Tsui from Hong Kong
Solo traveler
Standard Double Room
Stayed 2 nights in October 2017
Excellent”
Excellent location, just 10 mins from the park! Suitable for those who wish to explore the park for a few days!They have also a beautiful garden with excellent view! The room is comfortable, though have a minor water leakage problem with the sink in the bathroom, it was quickly fixed . If they want to become great from good, the front desk can proactively offer more help!
Reviewed November 03, 2017
7.2
Very good
Benjamin from United Kingdom
Group
Classic Twin Room
Stayed 1 night in July 2017
Brilliant and quirky really had a great time - well worth a visit”
If what you want is a bizzare experience in the mountains this is it!
Reviewed October 11, 2017
7.6
Very good
Zhan from Singapore
Group
Classic Family Room
Stayed 1 night in May 2017
Great view”
Hotel was quite big, have the feel of the english people. Have a great view
Reviewed October 08, 2017
7.2
Very good
Chow from Malaysia
Family with young children
Standard Ondol Room
Stayed 1 night in September 2017
The room is old”
It is very old as you can see the old facilities there, such as the temperature control on the wall which is using Fahrenheit, but it seems like not functioning. Good for hiker who is planning for Seoraksan trip.
Reviewed September 19, 2017
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