Of course, there are always cheap hostels. And there is certainly cheaper hostels than the 3 top hostels in Seoul we shared above.
Yet, it is important to remember: We think, it’s not worth it to go with the cheapest hostel out there.
The difference in price is usually only a few dollars/ Euros – and a lot of amenities are not included. This can be breakfast or bed linen. Also, keep in mind a bad location far away from the city center costs you more in transport and time.
However, if you are traveling on a shoe-string budget and you wanna save every penny, there are ways to find the cheapest places in Seoul.
Open Hostelworld with full list of accommodations in Seoul
Order the listing by price
Simple as that.
More Seoul hostels worth a mention
We hope that by now you already have a hostel in mind and a pretty good idea where to stay in Madrid. Hostels in Seoul South Korea are quite unique and very different from hotels.
We know that you will find the perfect and the best area to stay in Seoul. So, here are more hostels in Korea for your convenience. Have a look!
Hongdae Lazy Fox Hostel
Bunk Guest House
Dustin Guest House
Zzzip Guesthouse in Hongdae
G Guest House Itaewon
Hongdae Lazy Fox Hostel
The staff is really approachable and outgoing to people visiting Seoul for the first time. They will introduce you to the city and also point out great sightseeing locations.
The atmosphere is also great. You can meet lots of people from around the world and get to share travelling stories and experiences.
G Guest House Itaewon is a good value for money. Itaewon is a crazy hood and this hostel provides a decent enough place to crash after too much barbecue and soju.
It’s clean, comfortable and the people that work here are fantastic! Staffs are friendly and accommodating but they do not have 24 hours reception.
WiFi available in all areas
Guest House Itaewon is only a 1-minute walk from ItaewonSubway Station (Line 6) and a 15-minute drive from Seoul Station. The famous Islam mosque in Korea is located a 3 minute walk away from the guesthouse. Gimpo Airport is a 35 minute drive and Incheon Airport is a 1 hour drive away. Various international dining and local Korean dining options are available within a 1-minute walk away from the property.
Book G Guest House Itaewon here
We included the handy links to each of the recommended hostel. Just click on the hostel name. The link will lead you to check prices and availability.
We recommend booking your hostel as early as possible! You don’t want to miss Hostelworld best hostels in Seoul.
To make sure you end up in those stylish hostels, secure your room or bed as soon as you have your travel dates fix.
Any Discounts or Promo Codes?
Now, that is a pity, because currently we have no special hostel discounts or promo codes for hostels in Seoul. All promotional codes or vouchers are no longer valid. We wouldn’t give you an invalid voucher, obviously.
We are always working on getting promo codes for the coolest hostels in Seoul and other destinations.
You can subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date about discount codes. Here we share our newest promo codes for hostels and hotels in Seoul and other destinations first.
Airbnb in Seoul
Another popular option for many travellers is staying at an Airbnb.
On this site, you can rent a local apartment of find a room and stay at a local’s house. For some destinations in the world, Airbnb is an amazing way to book your accommodation.
So, go on and plan your Korea backpacking and buy the famous tee, Seoul Keep Youth Expect.
Are hostels in Seoul safe?
Not all Seoul Korea hostels are necessarily safe, especially the one that offers the cheapest price in sketchy areas. It might be an illegal hostel, without proper license to run and safety measures.
So in all fairness, it is best to check out Hostelgeeks.com because we feature safe hostel in Seoul Korea. We are an expert when it comes to the hostel world. You can find backpacker hostel with top ratings! Keep a close eye on the overall ratings on booking platforms!
If you are not secure, you can also send us an email and ask us!
What are the best hostels in Seoul?
You can find the best Seoul hostels in this article!
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Your Smart Packing List
It is time to see what you should pack in your backpack or suitcase. Make sure you always pick a quality hostel, it totally reduces the things you need to pack. Here is our ultimate hostel packing list. It features 23 items you should really throw in your backpack.