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Featured Hostels in Seoul

YaKorea Hostel Gangnam
2 out of 5
700-31, Yeoksam-dong, Seoul, Gangnam
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The price is £26 per night from 3 Nov to 4 Nov

Located in Gangnam, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Starfield COEX Mall, COEX Convention and Exhibition Center and Garosu-gil. Apgujeong Rodeo Street and ...

3.5/5Good! (52 reviews)

"Friendly staff and overall clean. Would recommend for younger travellers."…"

Reviewed on 4 Feb 2020

YaKorea Hostel Gangnam
Lux Guesthouse - Hostel
2 out of 5
156, Wausan-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul
The price is £16 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov

Located in Mapo, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Trickeye Museum, Hongik University and Ewha Woman's University. Namdaemun Market and YG Entertainment ...

4.3/5Excellent! (36 reviews)

"very clean place, very worth the money, easy access"…"

Reviewed on 25 Dec 2019

Lux Guesthouse - Hostel
Hause Itaewon - Hostel
2 out of 5
11, Hangang-daero 62na-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
The price is £18 per night from 10 Nov to 11 Nov

Located in Yongsan-gu, this hostel is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Namdaemun Market and 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from N Seoul Tower. Garosu-gil and Gwanghwamun are also within ...

3.7/5Good! (22 reviews)

"My first time sharing room with others but it was okay. There is no parking and that’s little disappointed me otherwise it’s good"…"

Reviewed on 18 Jun 2019

Hause Itaewon - Hostel

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Lookhome
2.5 out of 5
32-10, Toegye-ro 20-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, Seoul
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Located in Myeongdong, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Namsan Park and Myeongdong Street. Namdaemun Market and Lotte Department Store are also within ...

3.9/5Very Good! (230 reviews)
Fair

"Overall a good great place to stay as its near the station with many restaurant around."…"

Reviewed on 7 Nov 2019

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Duri Guesthouse-Hostel
2 out of 5
5-8, Hoegi-ro, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, Seoul
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Located in Seongbuk-gu, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kyunghee University and Korea University. Dongdaemun History and Culture Park and Cheonggyecheon ...

Duri Guesthouse-Hostel
Roi House
2 out of 5
14, Donggyo-ro 41-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Seoul
The price is £11 per night from 22 Oct to 23 Oct

Located in Mapo, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Trickeye Museum, Hongik University and Ewha Woman's University. YG Entertainment Building and Seoul World ...

4.4/5Excellent! (123 reviews)

"Staff were friendly, but the beds were uncomfortable (you can feel every spring) and the walls were paper thin. We were kept up until 4am every night by a group in the room opposite us, who were screaming in Korean all night. The location is nice, and easily assessible by public transportation. I ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 May 2020

Roi House
NANA House - Hostel
2 out of 5
34, Gonghang-daero 5-gil, Gangseo-gu, Seoul
The price is £61 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov

Located in Gangseo, this hostel is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Lotte Mall Gimpo Airport and within 6 miles (10 km) of Haneul Park and Seoul World Cup Stadium. Hyundai ...

4.2/5Excellent! (53 reviews)

"Nana is super nice and approachable! The place was great for the price and the area is pretty nice. It's not as chic as I was expecting but, it's a really good place and stocked with things like shampoo, a hair dryer, flat iron, AC, etc. The floors are private in the sense that there are a few rooms ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct 2019

NANA House - Hostel
K-Grand Hostel Gangnam 1
2 out of 5
11, Gangnamdae-ro 112-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
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The price is £37 per night from 22 Oct to 23 Oct

Located in Gangnam, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Garosu-gil, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital and Hyundai Department Store. COEX Convention and Exhibition ...

3.7/5Good! (167 reviews)

"Very friendly and helpful with good English."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

K-Grand Hostel Gangnam 1
Hostel Tommy
2 out of 5
66, Donhwamun-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Seoul
The price is £27 per night from 3 Nov to 4 Nov

This family-friendly Seoul hostel is located in the historical district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Gwangjang Traditional Market, Bukchon Hanok Village and Gyeongbok ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (73 reviews)
Great value

"Really great stay at hostel Tommy, he made an effort to get to know all guests which made the stay much more comfortable as we could approach him with any questions about seoul. Overall the room was very clean and great value for money."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan 2020

Hostel Tommy
U Guesthouse 2 in Yeonnam Caters to Women - Hostel
2 out of 5
14, Seongmisan-ro 26-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul
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Located in Mapo, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Trickeye Museum and Hongik University. Ewha Woman's University and YG Entertainment Building are also within ...

U Guesthouse 2 in Yeonnam Caters to Women - Hostel
Hostel Korea Original Guesthouse
1 out of 5
20-12, Jong-ro 65-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Seoul
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The price is £23 per night from 23 Oct to 24 Oct

Located in Jongno, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Cheonggyecheon, Korea University and Heunginjimun. Dongdaemun History and Culture Park and Dongdaemun ...

3.7/5Good! (254 reviews)
Short but excellent!

"It was a short but amazing. The room was being upgraded as the reservation was overlapped with other guest. Great job!"…"

Reviewed on 13 Feb 2020

Hostel Korea Original Guesthouse
Upflo House
2 out of 5
2F, 241, Dangsan-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, Seoul
The price is £34 per night from 16 Nov to 17 Nov

Located in Yeongdeungpo-gu, this hostel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Seonyudo Park and within 3 miles (5 km) of Hongik University and YG Entertainment Building. Yoido ...

4.3/5Excellent! (24 reviews)

"Great location, great facility and great staff. Will definitively stay again the next trip to Korea."…"

Reviewed on 10 Feb 2020

Upflo House
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SIGNIEL SEOUL

SIGNIEL SEOUL

5 out of 5
Lotte World Tower 76F-101F, 300 Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul
The price is £302 per night from 19 Nov to 20 Nov
4.7/5Exceptional! (928 reviews)

"Signiel Seoul has great view of Seoul and their staffs are best!"…"

Reviewed on 25 Jul 2020

SIGNIEL SEOUL
Grand Hyatt Seoul

Grand Hyatt Seoul

5 out of 5
322, Sowol-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, Seoul
The price is £172 per night from 4 Nov to 5 Nov
4.2/5Excellent! (1,125 reviews)

"This property is a five star hotel, beautiful views and even great hospitality. The room service is top of the line as well. Have to stay here if you want the best experience in Seoul"…"

Reviewed on 18 Feb 2020

Grand Hyatt Seoul
ENA Suite Hotel Namdaemun

ENA Suite Hotel Namdaemun

4 out of 5
36, Sejong-daero 11-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, Seoul
The price is £48 per night from 4 Nov to 5 Nov
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,715 reviews)

"The location is very convenient, staffs are polite, clean & I will stay again, but towels were worn out though."…"

Reviewed on 29 Sep 2020

ENA Suite Hotel Namdaemun
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Seoul?
By staying at a hostel, you can spend less on lodging and save more of your money for sightseeing during your trip. You can check out the museums and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms), budget prices and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Seoul?
Ready to book a hostel? These options have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to look first: YaKorea Hostel Gangnam - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Seolleung Station. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and tour/ticket assistance. You’ll find towels, showers and free toiletries in all rooms. Lux Guesthouse - Hostel - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Hongik University Station and Shinchon Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and laundry facilities. Rooms come with towels, showers and free toiletries. Roi House - Located within a 20-minute walk of Hongik University. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a rooftop terrace and free bike hire. Rooms come with free toiletries, lockers and hairdryers. NANA House - Hostel - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Airport Market Station. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with towels, showers and free toiletries. Hause Itaewon - Hostel - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Samgakji Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and laundry facilities. Rooms come with towels, showers and hairdryers.
How many hostels should I expect to find in Seoul?
If you’re in the market for a low-cost place to stay in Seoul, one of Expedia’s 227 hostels could be a great option for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Seoul?
The weather is important when you’re experiencing new places, so here’s a little information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually August and July, with an average temperature of 23°C, while the coldest months are January and December, with an average of -1°C. The rainiest months in Seoul are July, August, June and September, with each month seeing an average of 224 inches of rainfall.
What is there to see and do in Seoul?
Overall, Seoul is known for its museums, temples and monuments. Major attractions include Myeongdong Street, Seoul City Hall and Namdaemun Market. Get out into nature with places such as Olympic Park, Namsan Park and Dongdaemun History & Culture Park. Cultural attractions include Bukchon Hanok Village, Dongdaemun History and Culture Park and National Museum of Korea.
What's the best way to get to and around Seoul while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Seoul in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Seoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.), 30.2 mi (48.7 km) away. An alternative is Seoul (GMP-Gimpo Intl.), situated 9.8 mi (15.8 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you may want to use public transport to get around. You can take advantage of metro transport at Euljiro 1-ga Station, Jonggak Station and City Hall Station. If you’re hoping to explore more of the area, make your way to Haengsin Station to take a train.

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