Hostels in Seoul, South Korea

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Star Hostel Seoul Dongdaemun
6.2 Good
243, Hyoje-Dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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2.5 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
GoodBased on 259 reviews
6.2

This hostel is located in Central Seoul, just a short stroll from Dongdaemun Market and Heunginjimun. Guests can also make the most of complimentary internet access throughout the property.

Inno Hostel & Pub Lounge Hongdae
8.5 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 293 reviews
8.5

This comfortable hostel in Seoul provides complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as a coffee bar and a 24-hour reception. It is situated a brief walk from Hongdae Area and Hongdae Happy Day Spa.

OYO Hostel Dongdaemun1
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 
ExcellentBased on 185 reviews
8.0

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.

Ekonomy Hotel Myeongdong premier
7.3 Good
9, Myeongdong 8na-Gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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1.1 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
GoodBased on 166 reviews
7.3

Located in Central Seoul, Ekonomy Hotel Myeongdong Premier is close to Myeongdong Cathedral. It also offers a rooftop terrace, free Wi-Fi and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Chris Hostel
5.1 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 84 reviews
5.1

Chris Hostel provides a comfortable setting when in Seoul. Those staying at the property can also enjoy free Wi-Fi.

OYO Hostel Myeongdong 2
8.5 Excellent
52, Myeongdong 8ga-Gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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1.1 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
ExcellentBased on 243 reviews
8.5

Located in Central Seoul, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Namsangol Hanok Village and the Bank of Korea Museum. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, luggage storage and a tour desk.

Hostel Korea - Original
6.7 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 624 reviews
6.7

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).

Seoul Grand Hostel Ewha Univ
8.7 Excellent
7F, 155 Sinchon-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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4.1 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
ExcellentBased on 209 reviews
8.7

Situated only a short walk from Ehwa Womans Univ. Subway Station (Line 2), Seoul Grand Hostel EWHA Univ provides guests with a convenient base while in Seoul. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free wireless internet during their stay.

Yakorea Hostel Gangnam
7.8 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 295 reviews
7.8

Situated close to Yeoksam Subway Station (Line 2), YaKorea Hostel Gangnam offers guests a convenient base while in Seoul. Only a short stroll from Tehran Boulevard, it offers comfortable rooms equipped with free wireless internet access and heating.

Seoul Forest Stay - Hostel
8.5 Excellent
108-1, Wangsimni-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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4.9 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
ExcellentBased on 19 reviews
8.5

Situated just a short stroll from Ttukseom Subway Station (Line 2), Seoul Forest Stay - Hostel offers guests an ideal base when visiting Seoul. It also provides free wireless internet.

Tips for booking hostels in Seoul, South Korea

Cheapest month:June
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Seoul:$37/night
Cheapest price found:$9/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
$21 - $61
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$25 - $64
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Top Rated Seoul, South Korea 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 

Located in Central Seoul, this hostel is just a short stroll from Lotte Duty Free Main Store, Namdaemun Market and Myeongdong Cathedral. It is surrounded by a variety of popular eateries and is minutes on foot from Myeong-dong Subway Station (Line 4).

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Saewha Hostel
8.5 Excellent
50, Samil-Daero 32ga-Gil, 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 a 10-minute walk to the Jongmyo and Changdeokgung Palace. It also offers an express check-in and check-out feature, luggage storage and free Wi-Fi.

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

Artravel Myeongdong is located in Central Seoul, only a five-minute walk to Myeongdong Cathedral. It also offers 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
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
Hostel Korea - Changdeokgung
7.9 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.

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Kimchee Guesthouse Hongdae
4.7 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.

Cheapest hostels in Seoul, South Korea

Birdsnest Hostel Hongdae
6.8 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.

$11
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BB Hongdae Hostel
7.4 Good
36, Donggyo-ro 38-Gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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5.7 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

BB Hongdae Hostel is situated in Seoul and features complimentary Wi-Fi. It is a short drive from Gyeongbokgung Palace and has free private parking on site.

$14
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Philstay Ehwa Boutique - Female Only
8.5 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.

$14
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Hause Itaewon - Hostel
7.3 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.

$15
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Insadong Hostel
8.6 Excellent
48, Insadong 14 Gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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2.6 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

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

$18
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Philstay Myeongdong Boutique - Hostel
7.8 Good
2-3F, 11, Toegye-ro 16-Gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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1.0 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

Philstay Myeongdong Boutique Female Guest house provides a comfortable setting when in Seoul. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to visit local attractions.

$21
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Naru Hostel
5.6 Okay
31, Mapo-Daero 12-Gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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3.0 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

Naru Hostel provides a comfortable setting while in Seoul. It also features laundry facilities, a 24-hour reception and free Wi-Fi.

$23
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Plan A Hostel
9.4 Excellent
138, Cheonggu-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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2.3 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

Situated just a short stroll from Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Subway Station (Line 2 & 4 & 5), Plan A Hostel in Dongdaemun offers guests an ideal base when in Seoul. Guests can also enjoy free internet access.

$23
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Facts about staying in Seoul, South Korea

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Seoul, South Korea?

    $38 per night is how much hostels in Seoul, South Korea cost, on average. $10 per night was the lowest price recently found by HotelsCombined users - but anything for $27 per night or less is a good deal. Seoul, South Korea hostel prices fluctuate throughout the year, with February being the most expensive month to book, and in February being the cheapest.

  • What’s the best hostel in Seoul, South Korea?

    57 Myeongdong Hostel is the best Seoul, South Korea hostel according to HotelsCombined users. 57 Myeongdong Hostel has a rating of 8.2/10 from 1,210 reviews.

  • What hostel is closest to Seoul Gimpo Intl Airport?

    The closest Seoul, South Korea hostel to Seoul Gimpo Intl Airport is Hiseoul Youthhostel, which is 10.1 km away.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Seoul, South Korea closest to Namdaemun Market?

    57 Myeongdong Hostel is the most popular hostel in Seoul, South Korea that’s close to Namdaemun Market (the city’s most popular landmark). There are 0.5 km from 57 Myeongdong Hostel to Namdaemun Market. While there may be other hostels near Namdaemun Market, 57 Myeongdong Hostel is highly rated (8.2/10) by 1,210 users.

  • Should I stay in a Seoul, South Korea hostel?

    Staying at a hostel is beneficial if you’re looking to travel to Seoul, South Korea on a budget. Spending less on accommodations means you can spend more on activities, food, and souvenirs. You may find that some hostels in Seoul, South Korea offer amenities similar to those that hotels provide, such as continental breakfasts, 24/7 check-in, an on-site bar, and free Wi-Fi - so there’s often no need to forego any travel comforts.

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