10 Best Hostels in Seoul

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Hostels in Seoul are scattered throughout Hongdae, near Hongik University. This neighbourhood is known for its vibrant youth culture, with dozens of inexpensive fashion boutiques, cosy cafes, and trendy restaurants around. You can find plenty of stylish hotels within walking distance of Hongdae Walking Street – the city’s main hub for cultural events and street performances by local youths. 

Seoul hostels make good bases for those travelling on a modest budget – most have private rooms, shared dorms, and family rooms. A select few even offer a fitness centre and a common area, where you can meet likeminded travellers during your stay in the capital. 

With a stay at Lee & No Guesthouse in Seoul (Mapo), you'll be within a 5-minute drive of YG Entertainment Building. Featured amenities include a computer station, luggage storage, and laundry facilities.

A stay at Hostel Vanilla 2 Dongdaemun places you in the heart of Seoul, and within a 15-minute drive of YG Entertainment Building. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, and an elevator (lift). A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request).

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With a stay at Dongdaemun Hwashin Hostel in Seoul (Jung-gu), you'll be minutes from Dongdaemun Design Plaza and Dongdaemun History & Culture Park. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff.

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With a stay at SSGuesthouse - Hostel, you'll be centrally located in Seoul, a 5-minute drive from Gwanghwamun and 5 minutes from Ewha Woman's University. Featured amenities include a computer station, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.

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With a stay at OppaHostel, you'll be centrally located in Seoul, a 2-minute drive from Ewha Woman's University and 5 minutes from Gwanghwamun. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a computer station, and express check-in. Planning an event in Seoul? This hostel has facilities measuring 10 square feet (1 square meters), including conference space. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport is provided for a surcharge during limited hours, and free self parking is available onsite.

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With a stay at Philstay Myeongdong Station - Hostel, you'll be centrally located in Seoul, within a 5-minute drive of Gwanghwamun and Bukchon Hanok Village. Featured amenities include a computer station, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).

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With a stay at High Street Guest House Hongdae in Seoul (Mapo), you'll be within a 5-minute drive of YG Entertainment Building. Featured amenities include a computer station and luggage storage.

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With a stay at K.SEOUL GUESTHOUSE, you'll be centrally located in Seoul, within a 5-minute drive of Seoul City Hall and Gyeongbok Palace. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and multilingual staff. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Special deal$59$47
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With a stay at Star Hostel Insadong in Seoul (Jongno), you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Gwanghwamun and Myeongdong Street. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, dry cleaning/laundry services, and luggage storage.

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With a stay at Hostel the style in Hongdae, you'll be centrally located in Seoul, a 2-minute drive from Ewha Woman's University and 6 minutes from Gwanghwamun. Featured amenities include multilingual staff, luggage storage, and laundry facilities.

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