One of the best money saving tips for vacation or holiday in Jeju is to stay in an inexpensive Pension Houses. Much better than many other places in the world, pension houses on Jeju Island are usually very well furnished, equipped, clean and comfortable to stay. Most of these pension houses are operated by the owners or their family. In this post, we review nine most popular pension houses in Jeju for your holiday choice.
Most Popular Pension Houses in Jeju
Are you in Swiss or Jeju? Breakfast at Tiffany’s Pension is probably the most magnificently design pension house in Jeju. Featuring Swiss Alps chalet overlooking the beautiful coastline on one side and the stunning Halla mountain on the other, this pension house attracted tourists from all over the world who comes to Jeju every year. You may think that it is hidden in a remote mountain side, but with a rented car, Breakfast at Tiffany’s Pension is not so far from the attractions and activities points on Jeju Island. It can be your base to explore the beautiful island of Jeju from Seogwipo. Inside this pension house, you can find a European style café called Café Moon River, where you can enjoy a cup of coffee while relaxing or have your breakfast with local variety every morning.
The best thing about Breakfast at Tiffany’s Pension is the hospitality and helpfulness of its lovely couple who owns and runs the place. This pension house in Jeju is very popular among English speaking guests as both Jung and his wife speak good English. This is rare in Jeju but you can find such a place at affordable price in Jeju.
Greenside Pension, Jungmun(Great for Family)
Greenside Pension is strategically located within walking distance to Jungmun resort area. From this pension house, you just need a 3-5 minutes walk to tourist visitor centre, 10 minutes walk to the Teddy Bear Museum, 3D Alice Museum, E Mart (super market) and airport bus station that takes you to the attractions in Jeju City and Seogwipo. There are also many restaurants around this Jungmun area. With the room rate starting from US$65, Greenside Pension offers great value for money free Wi-Fi in all rooms and public areas, free car park for those renting a car as well as balcony, refrigerator, toiletries and washing machine. With only 8 big guest rooms, early booking is essential at this highly sought after pension house. The staff here can speak English and can help you to arrange for tour or car rental (for car rental, you must have an international driving license).
Surrounded by tangerine trees, Dreaming Forest Pension is perfect for those who like greenery. Be ready to be welcomed by May, the owner on our arrival. She was very friendly and helpful in introducing the attractions in Jeju. The rooms are spacious, clean and the bed comes with a warmer for stay in winter. Kitchen are also fully equipped for those who wants to cook. May usually give her guests some instant noodle and eggs on their first day. You need to rent a car if you stay here as public transport is quite a distance away. Located in Seogwipo, Dreaming Forest Pension is the ideal base for tourist to explore attractions such as Seokbujak Museum and Oedolgae Rock, Seogwipo Formation.
All rooms at this pension house in Jeju is equipped with free Wi-Fi, TV, rooms, refrigerator, shower as well as air conditioning.
Jungmun Log Pension and Resort (More Expensive but Resort Class)
LOCATED in the centre of Jungmun, Jungmun Log Pension and Resort is a perfect base to explore Jeju Island is an ideal spot from which to discover Jeju Island. Our stay in Jungmun Log Pension and Resort is great and an unforgettable one. Upon arrival, guests will be greeted by friendly and helpful staff, who speaks English. The environment of this pension house resort is good and relaxing. Floor heating is also provided for a warm stay in winter. Free wifi internet connection is available in the public area and some rooms. Barbeque is also available at your patio. For those who want resort class stay at an affordable price, Jungmum Log Pension and Resort offers 50 guest rooms for your choice. As the name suggest, this pension house is located in Jungmun area.
Another pension house located in the Seogwipo area, Yilin is a favorite choice for those who want to stay in Seogwipo city itself. Yilin Pension is very clean and well maintained. Available in this Pension are apartment with multiple bedrooms and bathrooms. Free wifi internet connection are available in each unit too. The mattress are comfy too. More than that, the apartment unit have a well equipped kitchen with fridge too, as well as nice balcony which make it value for money. This pension house is also located near attractions in Seogwipo such as the Jeju World Cup Stadium, Seokbujak Museum and Oedolgae Rock. For those staying longer, don’t worry about laundry as laundry service is also available.
Palm Hill Pension (Ocean View)
Many guests who stayed at Palm Hill Pension House Jeju before were impressed with the large and clean rooms as well as the nice ocean view from this pension house. Unlike many hotels, you can enjoy facilities such as washing machine and fully equipped kitchen with microwave for cooking here because the location is a bit far from restaurants. On sunny days, you can enjoy the warm of sun light at your balcony or in the garden. Located at the peaceful area of Jungmun, Palm Hill Pension is most suitable for family. Though it is far from Jeju City, Palm Hill Pension is near to Jungmun Golf Club, Jeju Shilla Hotel Casino and Hyatt Hotel Casino. Renting a car recommended if you stay at this pension house in Jeju.
Another fantastic pension house located in Jungmun, Jubilee Pension offers quiet accommodation for those who want a relaxing vacation in Jeju away from the city. You can wake up with the chirping of birds. Cleanliness of the room and pension house is second to none. Thrash are hardly seen within the vicinity. This pension house in Jeju is operated by its ownerMr Kim Young and his wife, Mrs Kim who are very friendly and helpful in providing directions, places to visit and places to eat. Enjoy express check-in/check-out at your arrival and departure. Among the facilities available at this pension house are BBQ facilities and luggage storage, spa, fishing, golf course, hot tub and garden.
Located in the heart of Seogwipo, Jeju Bada Wi Olle Pension is fantastic place to stay during your vacation in Jeju. The lovely couple who own and run this pension house in Jeju are very friendly and always there to welcome their guests back to the pension and giving advise on the places to visit and eat nearby the pension. If you are driving and have GPS, there is no problem locating Jeju Bada Wi Olle Pension. The room is big and equipped with floor heater and free Wifi for you to share your beautiful photos of your tours in Jeju. Each room also have TV with many channels available for selection. Guests can also use the washing machine at the ground floor and hang their clothes at the balcony of the room. If you are renting a car, there is free car park as well at Jeju Bada Wi Olle Pension.
Yedaoom Pension at Jeju-si (Jeju City)
Not many pension houses are located near Jeju-si (Jeju City) but Yedaoom Pensoin is one of them. Located near to the Jeju International Airport, Yedaoom Pension is the best place to stay for those who want to stay closer (15 minutes) to sightseeing, shopping, restaurants hub and the happenings on Jeju City. Yedaoom Pension has only 10 bedrooms and is almost always fully occupied because of its good location and affordable rates. Early and advance booking is essential. Rooms at this pension house in Jeju city are equipped with heating, TV, air conditioning, kitchenette and refrigerator.
Why stay at Pension Houses in Jeju
Good question. For one thing, it save you money. For another thing, you get to experience the more real side of Jeju. Many of these pension houses in Jeju are run by local Koreans who are very friendly and generous in providing you with tips and guide to explore the beautiful island. Rooms are usually more spacious. Of course, some of these pension houses are located outside the city. However, it won’t make a difference if you are renting a car (recommended as it is most economical if you are not joining a tour). Do read the review for each pension house in Jeju on Agoda before you book because Agoda give incentive (points) for their customer to review the places they stayed in Jeju Island, Korea.