If you're planning a trip to Seoul and looking for affordable and comfortable accommodation, then you're in luck! Seoul has some of the best hostels in the world, catering to all kinds of travelers.
From stylish and modern to traditional and cozy, there is something for everyone. These hostels provide a fantastic opportunity to meet like-minded travelers, explore the city and make lasting memories.
Let's take a closer look at some of the best hostels in Seoul.
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Zzzip Guesthouse in Hongdae is a cozy and welcoming hostel located in the lively and central Hongdae neighborhood of Seoul. The hostel is just a 10-minute walk from the Hongdae nightlife area and a 3-minute walk from Hapjeong Station (Line 2 and 6), providing easy access to major attractions within 15 minutes.
Zzzip Guesthouse in Hongdae offers both private and dormitory rooms, all with colorful bedding, air conditioning, heating, and shared bathrooms. The hostel also features a shared kitchen, lounge, and free Wi-Fi throughout. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, coffee, and tea, as well as luggage storage, maps, and guidebooks.
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Conveniently located only a 4-minute walk from exit no. 6 of Hongik Univ. station of AREX (Airport Railway) and 8 minutes from exit no. 8 of Line no.2 (Green Line) of the same station, Bunk Guest House is situated in the heart of Hongdae. Many shops and restaurants are located in close proximity.
The private rooms at Bunk Guest House feature private bathrooms and toilets, while the dormitories use shared bath and toilet facilities. Each dormitory has 2 baths and toilets to minimize waiting times. Smoking, food, and alcohol are not permitted in any of the rooms, which are all non-smoking.
Bunk Guest House offers unique activities, tours, and parties exclusively for its guests, providing them with the opportunity to experience local and special places and get a taste of authentic Korean life.
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Jin's Paradise is the perfect place to stay for those looking to explore Seoul. The guesthouse offers a range of fantastically designed theme rooms, as well as a rooftop area for guests to enjoy.
The friendly staff are on hand to escort guests to their rooms and provide useful hints for their stay in the city. Jin's Paradise is a fun and relaxed place, with regular events and parties for guests to enjoy. The guesthouse offers free coffee, tea, laundry, city maps, tips, bicycle rental, and transportation card rental.
Guests can also take advantage of the free lockers and individual room door locks with AC. Jin's Paradise provides a unique opportunity for guests to meet locals and discover hidden gems in the city.
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Located in the heart of the city, Seoul Forest Stay is a newly-renovated hostel with a comfortable and nature-filled atmosphere. The property features private rooms, dorms, a rooftop terrace, modern bathrooms, and a kitchen. With two subway stations just a 3-minute walk away, guests have easy access to Han River and Seoul Forest Park.
The surrounding area is filled with unique cafes, restaurants, bakeries, and craft shops, including a famous local pork BBQ street and traditional Korean food restaurants. Visitors can enjoy the perfect blend of modern and traditional of Seoul Forest Stay, with converted factories serving as cafes, bakeries, and art galleries.
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Hithere Guesthouse in Seoul is located just a 5-minute walk from Hongdae Station. The hostel offers 12 fully renovated rooms with private bathrooms to ensure maximum comfort and convenience for guests.
Explore the vibrant Hongdae area, as well as the tranquil Yeonnam Gyeongui-Sun Forest Road and nearby parks. Unwind in your room or on the rooftop adorned with artwork by local independent artists. Hithere Guesthouse also offers a modern, design-focused common room with a 120” movie screen, available at a discounted rate for overnight guests, perfect for private events or small gatherings.
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Hostel Tommy is conveniently located just a 3-minute walk from Exit 7 of Jongno 3-ga Subway Station (Line 1, 3 and 5). This hostel offers both dormitory-style and private guest rooms with free WiFi. Guests can relax in the shared lounge and make use of the computers there. A simple free breakfast of toast, cereals, jam and coffee is available daily. All rooms are equipped with both heating and air conditioning. Dormitory rooms have private lockers and shared bathroom facilities, while private rooms feature a flat-screen TV, sofa, and a private bathroom.
Hostel Tommy provides 24-hour front desk services for luggage storage and fax and photocopying facilities. The hostel is just a short walk from Ikseon-dong and the art galleries and Korean restaurants on Insa-dong Culture Street.
Hostel Tommy is also conveniently located within a 2-minute drive from Changdeokgung Palace and a 10-minute drive from Myeong-dong and Namdaemun shopping areas. Bus number 12, which stops right in front of the hostel, will take you to Seoul National University Hospital in just 10 minutes.
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H HOSTEL Itaewon is a non-smoking hostel located in Seoul, offering free Wi-Fi throughout the property, a shared lounge, and a terrace. The hostel has air-conditioned rooms with a desk and private parking is available on site.
Guests can enjoy a continental breakfast during their stay. The National Museum of Korea, The Shilla Duty Free Shop Main Store, Myeongdong Station, Namdaemun Market, and Myeongdong Cathedral are all within 4-5 km from the property. The nearest airport from H HOSTEL Itaewon is Gimpo International Airport, which is 19 km away.
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Time Travelers Relax Guesthouse is a cozy and welcoming hostel located in the heart of Seoul's Hongdae area. It's the perfect place for solo travelers looking to make new friends, or couples seeking a quiet and relaxing atmosphere to wind down after a day of exploring the city.
Time Travelers Relax Guesthouse boasts an impressive collection of novels and cartoon books, as well as trendy paintings and trick art throughout the space, all created by the owner.
With its prime location just a 5-minute walk from Hongik University Airport Railroad Train & Subway station, it's easy to enjoy the city's nightlife and nearby trendy neighborhoods like Sinchon.
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