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Step Inn Myeongdong 1
Step Inn Myeongdong 1
8.7 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 539 reviews
8.7

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.

Songpa Hostel
Songpa Hostel
4.2 Okay
420 Baekjegobun-ro, Songpa-Dong, Songpa-gu, 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 - 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 
GoodBased on 820 reviews
7.8

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).

Yakorea Hostel Gangnam
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 675 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.

Hostel Tommy
Hostel Tommy
9.4 Excellent
66, Donhwamun-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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2.5 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
ExcellentBased on 593 reviews
9.4

Providing a swimming pool, Hostel Tommy is located in Central Seoul and is a brief stroll from the Jongmyo. It is close to the area's tourist attractions and is within a 10-minute walk of Anguk Subway Station (Line 3).

Hostel Korea - Changdeokgung
Hostel Korea - Changdeokgung
7.8 Good
85, Donhwamun-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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2.7 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
GoodBased on 720 reviews
7.8

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.

Inno Hostel & Pub Lounge Hongdae
Inno Hostel & Pub Lounge Hongdae
7.7 Good
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 
GoodBased on 9 reviews
7.7

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.

Seoul Forest Stay - Hostel
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 
ExcellentBased on 185 reviews
8.3

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

Ultari Hostel Jongno
Ultari Hostel Jongno
9.4 Excellent
24, Yulgok-ro 10gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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2.7 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 
ExcellentBased on 11 reviews
9.4

Situated in Central Seoul, Ultari Hostel Jongno is within an easy walk of Bukchon Hanok Village, Changdeokgung Palace and the Jongmyo. It also offers free wireless internet.

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.

Tips for booking a hostel in Seoul

Cheapest month:June
Most expensive month:November
Average price in Seoul:$46/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$7/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Thursday
$34 - $56
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$47 - $65
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.

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Hostel du Temps Passe
Hostel du Temps Passe
5.4 Okay
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.

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 - Changdeokgung
Hostel Korea - Changdeokgung
7.8 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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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.

$10
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Hause Itaewon - Hostel
Hause Itaewon - Hostel
7.8 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.

$12
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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).

$16
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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.

$16
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Dasan House - Hostel
Dasan House - Hostel
7.3 Good
3F, 70, Songjeong-ro, Gangseo-gu, 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.

$16
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Yakorea Hostel Gangnam
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 

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.

$19
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Step Inn Myeongdong 1
Step Inn Myeongdong 1
8.7 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 

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.

$21
Avg. per night
Chris Hostel
Chris Hostel
7.3 Good
440, Geumho-Dong 2-ga, Seongdong-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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2.7 km from city centre, Seoul, South Korea 

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.

$21
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Where to stay in Seoul

Seoul hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Seoul?

    $46/night is an average price for a hostel in Seoul throughout the year. Hostel prices do vary, and you’ll find that in October is the most expensive month to book, and in March is the cheapest month to book. Our users recently found Seoul hostels for as low as $9/night. In general, Seoul hostels for $28 or less are a good deal.

  • What’s the best hostel in Seoul?

    Based on rated reviews, the best hostel in Seoul is Seoul Crown 88 Guest House - Foreign Guests Only. 5 users from HotelsCombined gave the Seoul Crown 88 Guest House - Foreign Guests Only a 9.4/10 rating.

  • What hostel is closest to Seoul Gimpo Intl Airport?

    The closest Seoul hostel to Seoul Gimpo Intl Airport is Lazy Fox Hostel, which is 10.1 km away.

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

    Hostel Vanilla 2 Dongdaemun happens to be the most popular Seoul hostel near Jamsil Olympic Stadium among our users. The Hostel Vanilla 2 Dongdaemun has a current rating of 9.3 from 15 HotelsCombined travellers. Jamsil Olympic Stadium is also conveniently located just 8.2 km from this hostel.

  • Should I stay in a Seoul hostel?

    Aside from the fact that Seoul hostels tend to be more affordable than other stay types, they also have a more lively social scene. This social environment is perfect for individuals, couples, and even families who are looking to meet fellow travellers in Seoul.