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Myeongdong K stay 2
Myeongdong K stay 2
8,8 Excellent
43-7, Namsandong-2ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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0,8 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
ExcellentBased on 15 reviews
8,8

Located in Central Seoul, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Namsan and Myeongdong Cathedral. It also provides luggage storage, free Wi-Fi and a rooftop terrace.

Philstay Dongdaemun
Philstay Dongdaemun
9,3 Excellent
187-2, Gwanghui-Dong 1-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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2,1 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
ExcellentBased on 1 review
9,3

Located in Central Seoul, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Dongdaemun History and Culture Park, Doosan Group and Dongdaemun Market. It also offers a rooftop terrace, luggage storage and free Wi-Fi.

Oppahostel
Oppahostel
8,4 Excellent
Mapo-Gu 20-10 Seogang-ro 20-Gil, Seoul, South Korea
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4,7 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
ExcellentBased on 9 reviews
8,4

This baroque hostel in Seoul provides free Wi-Fi, as well as a rooftop terrace and 24-hour room service. It is a 10-minute drive from Gyeongbokgung Palace and offers free private parking on site.

Inno Hostel & Pub Lounge Hongdae
Inno Hostel & Pub Lounge Hongdae
8,8 Excellent
37-7, World Cup-ro 8-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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6,6 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
ExcellentBased on 329 reviews
8,8

Inno Hostel & Pub Lounge Hongdae provides a comfortable setting when in Seoul. It also offers free Wi-Fi, a coffee bar and a 24-hour reception.

Fortune Hostel Jongno
Fortune Hostel Jongno
7,8 Good
89, Ikseon-Dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea, Seoul, South Korea
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2,5 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
GoodBased on 13 reviews
7,8

Situated in Central Seoul, Fortune Hostel Jongno is within a 10-minute walk of the Jongmyo, Changdeokgung Palace and Jongno Tower. Rooms are air conditioned and a Wi-Fi connection is provided free of charge.

Songpa Hostel
Songpa Hostel
4,2 Okay
420 Baekjegobun-ro, Songpa-Dong, Seoul, South Korea
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11,8 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
OkayBased on 4 reviews
4,2

Situated under a 10-minute walk from Seokchon Subway Station (Line 8), Songpa Hostel offers guests an ideal base while in Seoul. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access in all areas.

Hostel Korea 5
Hostel Korea 5
8,0 Excellent
440, Geumho-Dong 2-ga, Seongdong-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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2,7 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
ExcellentBased on 13 reviews
8,0

Located in Seoul, Hostel Korea 5 is an easy drive from Gyeongbokgung Palace and Hongdae Area. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free Wi-Fi during their stay.

Philstay Myeongdong Central Hotel
Philstay Myeongdong Central Hotel
4,6 Okay
21, Myeongdong 9-Gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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1,5 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
OkayBased on 6 reviews
4,6

Philstay Myeongdong Central Hotel is set in Central Seoul and is a short stroll from Cheonggyecheon. It also offers complimentary Wi-Fi.

Hause Itaewon - Hostel
Hause Itaewon - Hostel
7,7 Good
11, Hangang-daero 62na-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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2,4 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
GoodBased on 359 reviews
7,7

Hause Itaewon provides a comfortable setting while in Seoul. It also features luggage storage, laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi.

Birdsnest Hostel Hongdae
Birdsnest Hostel Hongdae
7,8 Good
18, Yeonnam-ro 3-Gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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6,0 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
GoodBased on 261 reviews
7,8

Birdsnest Hostel Hongdae is located in Seoul and offers free Wi-Fi. It also provides a 24-hour reception, an express check-in and check-out feature and bicycle rental.

Tips for booking a hostel in Seoul

Cheapest month:June
Most expensive month:November
Average price in Seoul:R496/night
Absolute cheapest price found:R80/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Thursday
R367 - R596
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R504 - R693
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top rated Seoul hostels

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Seoul Crown 88 Guest House - Foreign Guests Only
Seoul Crown 88 Guest House - Foreign Guests Only
9,4 Excellent
5F, 189, Seongmisan-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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5,6 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

Situated a short stroll from Hongik Univ. Subway Station (Line 2), Hongdae Hostel 88 Seoul Crown provides guests with an ideal base when in Seoul. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free Wi-Fi throughout their stay.

2
Hostel du Temps Passe
Hostel du Temps Passe
5,4 Okay
159-8 Toegye-ro, Seoul, South Korea
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1,1 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

Hostel Temps Passe is located in Central Seoul, a short walk from Myeongdong Cathedral. Guests can also enjoy free internet throughout the property.

3
Myeongdong K stay 2
Myeongdong K stay 2
8,8 Excellent
43-7, Namsandong-2ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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0,8 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

Located in Central Seoul, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Namsan and Myeongdong Cathedral. It also provides luggage storage, free Wi-Fi and a rooftop terrace.

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Air Hostel Dongdaemun
Air Hostel Dongdaemun
8,3 Excellent
25-2, Daehak-ro 2-Gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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2,5 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

Situated only a five-minute stroll from Jongno 5-ga Subway Station (Line 1), Air Hostel Dongdaemun offers guests an ideal base while in Seoul. It is also a brief car trip from Gyeongbokgung Palace and Changdeokgung Palace.

5
Hostel Korea 11th Changdeokgung
Hostel Korea 11th Changdeokgung
7,7 Good
85, Donhwamun-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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2,7 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

This Seoul hostel is situated within a 10-minute stroll of Anguk Subway Station (Line 3). It is located a short walk from Bukchon Hanok Village, Changdeokgung Palace and the Jongmyo.

6
Hostel Vanilla 2 Dongdaemun
Hostel Vanilla 2 Dongdaemun
9,3 Excellent
34-8, Jong-ro 57-Gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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3,5 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

Hostel Vanilla 2 Dongdaemun is situated in Seoul and is close to the area's popular attractions. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, luggage storage and an airport shuttle.

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Philstay Myeongdong Central Hotel
Philstay Myeongdong Central Hotel
4,6 Okay
21, Myeongdong 9-Gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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1,5 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

Philstay Myeongdong Central Hotel is set in Central Seoul and is a short stroll from Cheonggyecheon. It also offers complimentary Wi-Fi.

Cheapest hostels in Seoul

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Birdsnest Hostel Hongdae
Birdsnest Hostel Hongdae
7,8 Good
18, Yeonnam-ro 3-Gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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6,0 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

Birdsnest Hostel Hongdae is located in Seoul and offers free Wi-Fi. It also provides a 24-hour reception, an express check-in and check-out feature and bicycle rental.

R112
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Hause Itaewon - Hostel
Hause Itaewon - Hostel
7,7 Good
11, Hangang-daero 62na-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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2,4 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

Hause Itaewon provides a comfortable setting while in Seoul. It also features luggage storage, laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi.

R128
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Bb Hongdae
Bb Hongdae
7,9 Good
36, Donggyo-ro 38-Gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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5,7 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

Situated under a 10-minute stroll from Hongik Univ. Subway Station (Line 2), BB Hongdae Hostel offers guests an ideal base while visiting Seoul. Guests also have access to complimentary Wi-Fi and on-site parking.

R128
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Hostel Korea - Original
Hostel Korea - Original
7,8 Good
20-12, Jong-ro 65-Gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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3,8 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

This hostel is located in Central Seoul, and features luggage storage, an express check-in and check-out feature and free Wi-Fi. It is surrounded by a variety of restaurants and cafés and is within a 10-minute walk of Dongmyo Subway Station (Line 1 & 6).

R160
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Yakorea Hostel Itaewon
Yakorea Hostel Itaewon
4,5 Okay
16-13, Hangang-Daero 62na-Gil, Seoul, South Korea
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2,3 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

Located in Central Seoul, YaKorea Hostel Itaewon is a short walk from the War Memorial of Korea. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access.

R208
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Dasan House - Hostel
Dasan House - Hostel
7,3 Good
3F, 70, Songjeong-ro, Seoul, South Korea
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15,8 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

Situated just a short stroll from Songjeong Subway Station (Line 5), Dasan House offers guests a convenient base while in Seoul. Those staying at the property can also make use of complimentary Wi-Fi throughout their stay.

R208
Avg. per night
Philstay Ehwa Boutique
Philstay Ehwa Boutique
8,4 Excellent
56-126, Daehyeon-Dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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3,9 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

Philstay Ehwa Boutique - Female Only is located in Seoul and features free Wi-Fi. The multiple facilities this trendy hostel offers include luggage storage, a tour desk and a ticket service.

R224
Avg. per night
Step Inn Myeongdong 1
Step Inn Myeongdong 1
8,7 Excellent
15th F, 7-1 Myeongdong1-ga, Seoul, South Korea
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1,3 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

Located a short walk from Euljiro-1(il) ga Subway Station (Line 2), Step Inn Myeongdong 1 is a convenient base when visiting Seoul. It offers city views and free Wi-Fi.

R224
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Where to stay in Seoul

Seoul hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Seoul?

    Seoul hostels are R497/night, on average. However, you may find that prices fluctuate depending on the time of year. In March is often the cheapest month to book, and in October is the most expensive month to book a hostel in Seoul. Our users recently found hostels for R94/night - which is currently the lowest price. Keep in mind that we would consider anything in Seoul for R303/night or less a good deal.

  • What’s the best hostel in Seoul?

    Seoul Crown 88 Guest House - Foreign Guests Only is the best Seoul hostel according to HotelsCombined users. Seoul Crown 88 Guest House - Foreign Guests Only has a rating of 9,4/10 from 5 reviews.

  • What hostel is closest to Seoul Gimpo Intl Airport?

    Lazy Fox Hostel is 10,1 km away from Seoul Gimpo Intl Airport, making it the closest Seoul hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

  • Should I stay in a Seoul hostel?

    Staying in a Seoul hostel has many benefits, including cost savings, proximity to the centre of the city, a social and laid-back atmosphere, and similar amenities to hotels (such as Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, or 24/7 check-in). Hostels in Seoul tend to attract younger, solo travellers, but they can be great for couples and families as well.