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10 Best Affordable Airbnbs Under 25 USD In Seoul, South Korea - Updated 2020

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Seoul is the capital of South Korea and is both the cultural and the financial hub of the country. It also has one of the best subway systems in the world, hence travelling to destinations for a tourist won’t be a hassle. While Seoul proliferates the contemporary it also adorns the traditional. Instances of its intermingling of the past with the modern are Buddhist temples, pagodas, palaces and street shops amidst the existence of technologically advanced subway services, the headquarters of some of the world’s largest organizations, and the spread of popular culture. Get the best view of this special city from atop the tower on Mt. Namsan. If you’re planning a trip to the city or have already planned one then listed below are 10 of the best affordable Airbnbs under 25 USD in Seoul, South Korea that should suit each of your specific preferences.

1. Brand new studio apartment (from USD 26)

This is a one-room studio apartment that is just three minutes away from Konkuk Univ Station and airport bus stop. Tourist attractions like Han-gang, Gang-nam, Hong-dae, Myeong-dong, Samcheong-dong, Cheong-gye-cheon, Itaewon, and Insa-dong are about 20 minutes away. The studio comprises a double bed, a sofa-bed, a table and chairs, HD television, and a washing machine. There are kitchen utensils, crockery, a stove, a microwave, and a fridge to cater to the guests. The bathroom has basic toiletries, such as shampoo, soap and a hairdryer. Towels are also provided. Parking is available near the premises.

[EntireFlat]3min subway/airport bus
Gwangjin-gu, Seoul, South Korea
235 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the is one bed and one sofa bed two people can sleep very well
as for the room it's fine for a couple and all the important amenities are available
amazing apartment it was clean and filled with amenities for us to use
bathroom is a tad too small would be perfect if it's a little bigger
jerry help us a lot in getting the egg wifi
the room was neat and clean
his place was clean and bright although small but never squeezy
his place is clean and cosy for a family of 4 (2 young kids)
the apartment is pretty clean
the apt was exactly like the picture shown and was quite clean
jerry is a very nice host
jerry is a very kind host
jerry is nicest host quick response and helpful
jerry is an awesome host
jerry is a nice host and quite responsive
good location with easy access to public transportation
the location is good just 5 min walk to the metro
good location close to metro close to many eating places emart is within walking distance
great place with very convenient location
the location of the airbnb is super convenient and safe
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2. Strategically located flat (from USD 22)

This is a spacious one-bedroom with a three-piece bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen. You may even have company in another guest who will share the apartment with you. Hongdae, Hapjeong, and Sangsoo are near the house. You can go sightseeing, go for a walk, visit restaurants, go to gift shops to shop for souvenirs, and buy yourself necessary items from the grocery store for cooking. The house has everything you need and is even close to a few of the most of hyped places in Seoul.

Close to hongdae and private
Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
185 reviews
Private room in condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
the room is small and definitely size for one
the room is small but good size for one person and good for the money
washroom was clean as well
the place is clean and well-kept
the place is very clean and spacious
room is clean and it smells good
the place was always clean and comfortable
kwang jin is a great host
kwang jin is a great host
the host made us feel comfortable
the hosts are super nice
both hosts were very friendly and attentive
the location is great
not really near the station but the location is good
great location very close to hapjeong station which is very convenient
nice location about 10 minutes walk to the subway station
location is great - easy to access to bus line and subway
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3. Accommodation located in central Gangnam area (from USD 16)

A one-bedroom and a one-bathroom accommodation that is only a few minutes away from Shinnonhyun Station, Gangnam station, Shinsa station and also very close to Incheon Airport. The bed is fit inside a capsule-like space and there are closets but the toilet and the shower with basic toiletries are shared. Several restaurants, cafes, clubs and even markets are scattered around this place, which is in Gangnam area. There is free WiFi in this apartment, with desks and chairs to carry out your work. The kitchen has a fridge and microwave for ease of self-catering.

[Capsule Hotel#1] The Stay Simple, Central Gangnam
서울특별시, South Korea
163 reviews
Private room in condominium 5 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a stove in kitchen and acessories and some shelves in bathroom and it would be perfect
the big space was big enough for me (176 cm) to sleep very comfortable
however it would be perfect if there is a changing room due to mixed gender stay
mordern bathroom and shower has a good water pressure and temperature is stable
one bathroom shared with up to 5 people
very clean and comfortable
a great clean pod hotel
room is very clean and tidy
clean and easy self-check in
and the room is very clean
owner was kind and always available
staffs spoke fluent english and were really friendly and helpful
thank you for being a great host and the awesome place
everything is great except hard to reach the host
thanks also to the two hosts who were super friendly guys
i like the location the most because it's near to catch the subway station
solid location and great value
cozy place with great location
i like the cleanness and location of the place
the station is amazing place for shopping and it's underground
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4. Private rental close to the subway (from USD 19)

This a centrally heated, one-bedroom and one bathroom apartment. It is small but very comfortable. The kitchen is fully equipped with a dining area where you can cook your meals and sit with your family to eat a spread. There is free WiFi and all bedroom and bathroom essentials like bed sheets, pillows, a hairdryer, towels, soap, and toilet paper are provided to the guests. The decor of the house is also quite pretty with greens forming a part of the decor. There is a small patio or a balcony that is surrounded by flower pots and has a seating arrangement.

1 minute HyochangPark station line6
서울특별시, 용산구, South Korea
139 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space is small but comfortable for an independent traveller and has all the amenities that you need
my favorite part of the apartment is the balcony
bed was comfy and had a heater built in that works really nicely
so i highly recommend you to stay here if you' re searching a room in center of seoul
please note the apartment is on 4th floor without a lift
the bathroom is clean too
the room is clean and cozy
hyunjoo's place is clean and comfortable
the place was also very clean cozy and comfortable
the house is clean and worth the price
hospitality was wonderful owner was very helpful
hyunjoo is an amazing host
hyunjoo is very kind and understanding host
a friendly host and ready to help you
hyunjoo is a lovely host and will take good care of you
the location is also fantastic
the location is very close to a metro station so it is easy to get around
very comfortable and convenient location instructions from airport is also clear and easy
the apartment is very close to a subway station that goes to main tourist attractions
the transportation is convenient and it close to the popular scenic spots
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5. Perfectly equipped apartment (from USD 25)

The house, even though in a quiet neighbourhood, is not far away from the premium bars, pubs, and restaurants in the city. Sangsu and Hongdae stations are just a few minutes’ walk away from the place. The three-piece bathroom with toiletries will be shared by the guests in the apartment. The beds are comfortable and there is also a television, a projector, projector screen, and speaker in the apartment. Public transportation is easily accessible from the apartment and you can take buses to premium attraction sights, such as Myeong-dong, Dongdaemun, Gangnam, Hongik University, and Itaewon.

Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
146 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were super comfy and there were a ton of outlets throughout the room
especially the tv and music can be played by projector it's greeeeat we like and enjoy it
the shower is also very nice haha airbnb
other than that the room was clean and the place was nicely decorated
the bedroom and bathroom were clean and has everything you need
loved the space a lot of stylish touches and everything provided was clean and warm
the place is very cute and clean
the room is girly decorated super cute and very clean
host was very friendly
the host is very friendly
host is very friendly and accomodating to our requests
so friendly and active to answer any questions
host is super kind and helpful
the location is great
the location was very ideal and quiet
location is excellent literally walking distance to everything from shopping to the nightlife scene
great location close to all the shops and clubs
such a cute place that is close to hongdae shops and restaurants
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6. Lovely home by the Han River (from USD 25)

This is a one-bedroom and one-bathroom apartment that is only a short distance away from Hongdae and the Han River. The subway, bus stops, the Gangnam area, local markets, restaurants, both Incheon and Gimpo airports, and other places nearby, either by public transport or on foot. The apartment is very sweetly decorated and well-equipped with books and a study table and chairs to work on. The kitchen is fully equipped and a barbecue can be held on the roof as well.

Sweet Room/15mins to Hongdae, 25mins to Myeongdong
Yangcheon-gu, Seoul, South Korea
136 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was hip and clean along with great amenities and heating
best travel experience" – "beautiful apartment" – "the experience was first class""the host was so hospitable and thoughtful
the room was cozy and clean amenities were more than sufficient for a convenient stay
if you want a tidy room please check it out
the room is nice and comfortable
the room was very clean and cozy
the place was really clean
the place is nice and clean
they have cozy clean tidy small house with full of love
the place was super clean and everything was just easy and relaxing
sophia and her husband were amazing hosts
sophia is the best host i ever meet
sophia was very kind and very helpful
friendly and kind host that make sure everything is okay
sophia and her husband are a very good host and very handful
good location near mrt station
location was easily accessible
shopia's place is located in a very good location very near to the subway station
good place and very close to subway station
apart from that great location and place
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7. Traditional house remodelled into a new one (from USD 36)

This centrally heated house is spacious and has all the basic amenities needed for a comfortable stay. It is only seven minutes away from Itaewon station by foot. There is a courtyard which can be used on a sharing basis and laundry facilities can also be availed. In the living area there is a 42-inch (106.68) television set and air conditioning. The kitchen is fully equipped and the bathroom has basic toiletries placed inside. There is also free WiFi available to the guests for their convenience with regard to work or entertainment inside the house.

Friends house R2
Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
92 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the home comforts are all complete and the room is large
but the bed is very comfy and the air conditioning and ventilation worked perfectly
the bed size is perfect for two people and we also had a welcome drink in our fridge
bedroom and small living room divided makes the place feel a bit nicer than just one big room
overall it was indeed a cozy and comfortable stay thanks andrew and mum
clean place and very comfortable
the house is clean and comfortable
the place was clean and comfortable
place was clean comfortable and cozy
the house was bit old but clean enough
he was a great host
andrew is a great host
although she couldn't speak much english she was very friendly
andrew was responsive to show us direction
i really enjoyed my stay there great host
good location quite close to the station
but closer to itaewon station there are many good restaurants
place really nice and close to restaurant
excellent location a short walk from the train station and more restaurants/shops/etc
it's cheap and the location is ok
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8. Brand new guest room (from USD 17)

This private rental is near Hongdae station and the guests will be staying in a brand new, clean, and cosy room with two single beds. They will have a bathroom with basic toiletries provided to them, while they can share the fully equipped kitchen and living area with a cable television. The guests will have free WiFi access and laundry facilities available in the house. There is a table and chairs providing a comfortable workplace for the guests and also a backyard where one can relax and spend some time in solitude.

Most Intimate Guest Room_#5mins from Hongdae stn.
Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
124 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
room and amenities are good and better than hotel
great airbnb the place was cute easy to check in and super warm in the winter without any heater
apartment is warm and comfortable
very clean and well lit
the place is very clean and stylish
is very clean and have a special style
the room is great clean and unique
the room is warm clean n very tidy
host is nice and offer us early check in
the host was great and easy to communicate with
host was very nice she answered my question really fast and she is very helpful room is clean comfortable
bambi is so helpful
bambi was very responsive whenever we need help
great location close to hongdae
great location nice place close to food and transport
the place is a bit far from the subway but really cute
wonderful great location super fasts reply
best thing about this place is the location just a quick walk from hongik univ
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9. Modern one-bedroom house

This cute one-bedroom house is a minute or two away from Sinchon station. The place is in a secluded region. Guests will have an easy access to the subway or buses that will take them to the premium attractions of Seoul, such as Myeong-dong, Dongdaemun, Gangnam, Hongik University and Itaewon. There are lots of rooms in the apartment that are available for accommodation. Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom with toiletries, a living area with a projector, a projector screen, a digital cable television, a speaker and a Yeelight lamp among other things.

Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
135 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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10. One-bedroom flat for four

The apartment is near Hongik University station and the GS25 convenient store. The apartment has huge beds that can easily accommodate four people. The rent is quite reasonable for the facilities that you get. Incheon Airport is 55 minutes by train from this place and Gimpo Airport is 20 minutes by train. Added benefits in the house are air conditioning in each room, free WiFi, and Korean-style floor heating system. The kitchen is fully equipped and the bathroom also comprises basic toiletries.

★Light House★PrivateR★Yeonnamdong freedom!
Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
76 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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Seoul is one of the best places to be in to understand the culture of South Korea. You deserve to find a great place to stay in while you go about exploring this fascinating city that stands out in so many aspects. Find an affordable yet decent place to stay in.

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