Recommended hostels in Seoul, South Korea

Have you fallen in love with the Korean lifestyle? Perhaps you are a K-Pop lover and dream of travelling to the heart of Seoul to immerse yourself in this vibrant modern culture? Whatever your reason to visit, you are advised to choose cheap accommodation in Seoul downtown, and so we recommend the variety of hostels in the Myeongdong district, which are ready to cater to the needs of international travellers.

While staying here, you will be able to enjoy the typical street food (gimbap, mandu, soondae, kimchi specialties and more), attend live or hologram concerts of your favourite KPop artists and shop the latest trends at the Korean cosmetics and fashion stores. There is a direct bus line (6015) running services between Incheon airport and Myeong-dong, or you may also take a taxi from the arrivals hall. Once there, getting around is affordable and easy thanks to the 9 lines of its convenient subway system, which operates from 5:30 to nearly midnight every day.

Find your guest house or hostel in Seoul city centre:

K-Guesthouse Myeongdong 1

When looking for good value for money accommodation in Korea, this 2-star hostel in central Seoul is a winner, not only because of its services and amenities but also for its unbeatable location in the heart of the city. There is a Starbucks Coffee right below the premises, and many other cafés and fashion stores surround the building, the Lotte Department Store, Zara, H&M and Nike among them. Myeong-dong metro station, where you can take underground trains of line 4, stands metres away.

Rooms have air conditioning and, in most cases, private bathroom. There is a communal kitchen you may use to cook your own meals. The lobby has an ATM where you can get local currency. If you are travelling on your own, get an individual room, but you can also book units with different arrangements for your friends (double, twin, bunk beds or triple capacity). Check rates and availability for your budget trip to Seoul now.

Red Panda hostel in Seoul

Also situated in the city centre, this cheap accommodation in Seoul allows you to walk to the nearby street markets and the Myeongdong shopping area, while you will also be close to lines 1 and 2 of the metro and several other stations.

The perks of booking your stay here include free American breakfast daily, complimentary WiFi, TV and minifridge inside the rooms alongside private showers. There is a communal PC for guests to use. Additionally, there is a wide range of room options: you may either sleep in a male or female dorm or choose your own single, double, twin, triple or family room. Find out more about this hostel near Myeongdong.

The Seoul Global Hostel

This hostel in South Korea is just 300 metres away from Myeong-dong subway station. For a nominal fee, you may arrange an airport transfer to and from Incheon. This location is optimal for beauty and fashion lovers, as you can walk to the Shilla and Lotte Dutty Free stores and get the latest Korean beauty products and clothes.

The staff, who speaks both Korean and English, will assist you with your room for single, twin, double or family occupancy, and will gladly provide extra services like complimentary WiFi and luggage storage. The facilities accommodate a communal kitchen, a laundry room and a terrace for guests. Make a reservation today.

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