Hostels in Seoul, South Korea

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Hostel Korea - Original
7.2 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 
GoodBased on 616 reviews
7.2

This hostel is located in Central Seoul, and features a concierge, 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).

Step Inn Myeongdong 1
8.5 Excellent
15th F, 7-1 Myeongdong1-Ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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1.4 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
ExcellentBased on 527 reviews
8.5

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.

Hostel Chloe
10.0 Excellent
32-4, Jong-ro 16-Gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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1.9 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
ExcellentBased on 1 review
10.0

Hostel Chloe Jongno is located in Seoul and offers recently renovated rooms and complimentary wireless internet. It is close to Cheonggyecheon, restaurants and shops.

Oppahostel
Mapo-Gu 20-10 Seogang-ro 20-Gil, Seoul, South Korea
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4.7 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

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.

Insadong Hostel
8.7 Excellent
48, Insadong 14 Gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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2.6 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
ExcellentBased on 137 reviews
8.7

Situated just a five-minute stroll from Anguk Subway Station (Line 3), Insadong Hostel provides guests with an ideal base while visiting Seoul.

Yakorea Hostel Gangnam
7.6 Good
700-31, Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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7.2 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
GoodBased on 424 reviews
7.6

YaKorea Hostel Gangnam is situated in Seoul and offers free Wi-Fi. Only a short stroll from Tehran Boulevard, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with free wireless internet access and heating.

The Cube Hotel - Hostel
8.7 Excellent
31, Toegye-ro 20-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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0.8 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
ExcellentBased on 240 reviews
8.7

Located amongst a variety of well-known attractions, boutiques and eateries, The Cube Hotel Seoul is ideal for those wanting to discover Seoul and its surroundings. Guests can also enjoy free internet in all areas.

Chris Hostel
4.4 Okay
89-20, Musumak-Gil, Seongdong-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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2.7 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
OkayBased on 30 reviews
4.4

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.

Stay 7 Hostel Myeongdong
8.4 Excellent
35-9 Myeongdong 10-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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1.2 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
ExcellentBased on 647 reviews
8.4

This comfortable guest house in Seoul offers free Wi-Fi, as well as a concierge and an express check-in and check-out feature. It is close to Myeongdong Cathedral, eateries and shops.

The An Hostel
61, Donhwamun-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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2.4 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

This Seoul hostel is situated within a 10-minute walk of Anguk Subway Station (Line 3). It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, luggage storage and free Wi-Fi.

Tips for booking hostels in Seoul

Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Seoul:₱103,235/night
Cheapest price found:₱389/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Saturday
₱786 - ₱3,023
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₱1,612 - ₱2,287
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Top Rated Seoul hostels

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57 Myeongdong Hostel
8.2 Excellent
13/F, 24-28 Chungmuro 1(il)-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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1.1 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

57 Myeongdong Hostel is set in Central Seoul and is a short stroll from Lotte Duty Free Main Store, Namdaemun Market and Myeongdong Cathedral. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and an express check-in and check-out feature.

2
Seoul Crown 88 Guest House - Foreign Guests Only
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.

3
Artravel Myeongdong
8.1 Excellent
Myeong Dong 31 Myeongdong 4 Gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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1.2 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

Within 20 minutes' stroll from City Hall Subway Station (Line 1 & 2), Artravel Myeongdong offers guests an ideal base while visiting Seoul. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour reception and free Wi-Fi.

4
Hostel du Temps Passe
159-8 Toegye-ro, Jung-gu, 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.

5
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.

6
OYO Hostel Dongdaemun 1
8.0 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.

7
Hostel Vanilla 2 Dongdaemun
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 located amongst Seoul's well-known restaurants and eateries, just a short stroll from Dongmyo Subway Station (Line 1 & 6). It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, luggage storage and an airport shuttle.

8
Philstay Myeongdong Central Hotel
21, Myeongdong 9-Gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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1.5 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

Located in Central Seoul, this hotel is a five-minute walk from Myeongdong Cathedral. It also offers a tour desk, luggage storage and free Wi-Fi.

Cheapest hostels in Seoul, South Korea

Star Hostel Seoul Dongdaemun
6.4 Good
243, Hyoje-Dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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2.5 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

Located in Central Seoul, this hostel is just a quick walk to Dongdaemun Market and Heunginjimun. It also offers luggage storage, free Wi-Fi and an express check-in and check-out feature.

₱389
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Birdsnest Hostel Hongdae
7.0 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.

₱500
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BB Hongdae Hostel
7.7 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.

₱667
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That House - Hostel
8.6 Excellent
#29, Shinchon-ro 3ga-Gil, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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5.2 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

This comfortable guest house in Seoul offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as an express check-in and check-out feature and a concierge. It also provides an airport shuttle, a tour desk and a safe.

₱667
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Philstay Ehwa Boutique
8.6 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.

₱722
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Seoul Forest Stay - Hostel
8.3 Excellent
108-1, Wangsimni-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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4.9 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

Seoul Forest Stay - Hostel provides a comfortable setting while in Seoul. Those staying at the property can also make use of complimentary Wi-Fi.

₱778
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Kimchee Hongdae Guesthouse - Hostel
5.1 Okay
67-6, Yeonnam-ro 1-Gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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6.1 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

Kimchee Guesthouse Hongdae is situated in Seoul and is close to local sightseeing spots, including Hongdae Happy Day Spa, Hongdae Area and Rolling Hall. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, luggage storage and a tour desk.

₱778
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Hause Itaewon - Hostel
7.6 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 a shared kitchen, luggage storage and free Wi-Fi.

₱778
Avg. per night

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Seoul travel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Seoul?

    ₱1,859 per night is how much hostels in Seoul cost, on average. ₱416 per night was the lowest price recently found by HotelsCombined users - but anything for ₱1,205 per night or less is a good deal. Seoul hostel prices fluctuate throughout the year, with April being the most expensive month to book, and in August being the cheapest.

  • What’s the best hostel in Seoul?

    Based on our data, Myeongdong K Stay 2 is the best Seoul hostel, with a rating of 8.8/10 from 1 review.

  • What hostel is closest to Seoul Gimpo Intl Airport?

    Kimchee Hongdae Guesthouse - Hostel is 10.5 km away from Seoul Gimpo Intl Airport, making it the closest Seoul hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Seoul closest to Jamsil Arena?

    If you’re looking for a hostel near Jamsil Arena while in Seoul, then opt for the popular OYO Hostel Dongdaemun 1 with a 8.0/10 review score from 24 users. The distance from Jamsil Arena to OYO Hostel Dongdaemun 1 is 8.9 km.

  • Should I stay in a Seoul hostel?

    Hostels in Seoul tend to have a more active social scene than hotels, so they’re perfect for outgoing travelers looking to meet other people. Seoul hostels are, on average, cheaper than other stays in the city due to their dorm-style sleeping quarters. However, this means you can spend your money elsewhere such as on local tours and events.

  • Does Seoul have hostels with “hairdryer” listed as an amenity?

    Yes, 30 Seoul hostels list “hairdryer” as an amenity. If you’re looking for a particular hostel in Seoul with this feature, then consider staying at the popular Step Inn Myeongdong 1.