Planning a trip with your chingus on a tight budget? Seoul may not be the cheapest city to explore but you can save money by staying at some cool alternative accommodations.
Here are top picks for the best places to stay in Seoul for your next barkada trip .
Strategically situated in one of the most vibrant streets and shopping districts in Seoul, Kimchee Hongdae Downtown Guesthouse is the perfect place to stay at if you want to fully experience the Hongdae Lifestyle.
With comfortable rooms, a multilingual staff, and attractions within walking distance, this place is perfect for you and your friends if you’re looking for accommodations within Seoul’s hip district.
Accessible by public transportation and located at the heart of one of Seoul’s main shopping districts, STEP INN Myeongdong has stylish bedrooms, complete amenities, and a helpful staff that will help make your stay awesome.
A great choice if you and your friends plan on visiting the Yongsan district. The property has basic amenities and a multilingual staff to help make your stay comfortable.
But the best part is its location. With Seoul Station just around the corner, it makes it convenient for you and your friends to travel to and from the different districts in the city.
Another great place to stay at if you and your pals plan on exploring Hongdae. Mr. Comma Guesthouse – Hostel has spacious rooms, an accommodating staff, and a location that provides easy access to public transport, making it convenient to explore the city.
Previous guests have given satisfied reviews, with some promising to return on their next visit to Seoul.
Guests who have stayed at Stay7 – Hostel have said that the property is clean, convenient, and offers great value for money. Located at the heart of Myeongdong, it’s a great choice if you’re looking to shop, dine, and have fun in one of Seoul’s primary shopping districts.
Trendy, comfy, and affordable, this property has a unique bunk bed setting (they call it “pod beds”) equipped with personal amenities like private reading lights, electronic outlets, and curtains to ensure your privacy.
Designed much like a capsule hotel, Kpop Stay is great if you’re sharing a room with your friends but still want your own private space.
If you’re a fan of K-pop, you’ll love it here as the hostel provides unlimited video streaming at their POP café, which is also decorated with photos of K-pop idols.
Itaewon Backpackers is strategically located at the center of Itaewon, a tourist zone with a cluster of shops, multinational restaurants, and several entertainment activities for your traveling pleasure.
The property is equipped with simple and basic amenities and comes with quality service from its accommodating staff.
This guesthouse in Hongdae is known for its accommodating and friendly hosts who go above and beyond to make each guest’s stay convenient.
Lian Guesthouse – Hostel will make your stay homey with their comfortable rooms and great hospitality.
Positioned within one of Seoul’s main shopping districts, CASA Myeongdong Guesthouse is perfect for those looking for amazing sights, great eats, and a ton of shopping opportunities all of which are only a few steps from the property’s doorstep.
CASA Myeongdong Guesthouse has neat and spacious rooms, as well as friendly staff who are more than happy to assist and make your stay as comfortable as possible.
Highly recommended by its previous guests, Lazy Fox Hostel offers spacious double and quadruple rooms perfect for group travelers.
Being close to the metro, the property allows you to travel to different parts of Seoul hassle-free. It is also located within walking distance from Hongdae Shopping Street and several other entertainment attractions you and your friends will enjoy.
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