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.
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 busGwangjin-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Top guest reviewsthe is one bed and one sofa bed two people can sleep very wellas for the room it's fine for a couple and all the important amenities are availableamazing apartment it was clean and filled with amenities for us to usebathroom is a tad too small would be perfect if it's a little biggerjerry help us a lot in getting the egg wifithe room was neat and cleanhis place was clean and bright although small but never squeezyhis place is clean and cosy for a family of 4 (2 young kids)the apartment is pretty cleanthe apt was exactly like the picture shown and was quite clean
Host:jerry is a very nice hostjerry is a very kind hostjerry is nicest host quick response and helpfuljerry is an awesome hostjerry is a nice host and quite responsiveRead more reviewsgood location with easy access to public transportationthe location is good just 5 min walk to the metrogood location close to metro close to many eating places emart is within walking distancegreat place with very convenient locationthe location of the airbnb is super convenient and safe
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 privateMapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Top guest reviewsthe room is small and definitely size for onethe room is small but good size for one person and good for the moneywashroom was clean as wellthe place is clean and well-keptthe place is very clean and spaciousroom is clean and it smells goodthe place was always clean and comfortable
Host:kwang jin is a great hostkwang jin is a great hostthe host made us feel comfortablethe hosts are super niceboth hosts were very friendly and attentiveRead more reviewsthe location is greatnot really near the station but the location is goodgreat location very close to hapjeong station which is very convenientnice location about 10 minutes walk to the subway stationlocation is great - easy to access to bus line and subway
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 Gangnam서울특별시, South Korea
Top guest reviewsa stove in kitchen and acessories and some shelves in bathroom and it would be perfectthe big space was big enough for me (176 cm) to sleep very comfortablehowever it would be perfect if there is a changing room due to mixed gender staymordern bathroom and shower has a good water pressure and temperature is stableone bathroom shared with up to 5 peoplevery clean and comfortablea great clean pod hotelroom is very clean and tidyclean and easy self-check inand the room is very clean
Host:owner was kind and always availablestaffs spoke fluent english and were really friendly and helpfulthank you for being a great host and the awesome placeeverything is great except hard to reach the hostthanks also to the two hosts who were super friendly guysRead more reviewsi like the location the most because it's near to catch the subway stationsolid location and great valuecozy place with great locationi like the cleanness and location of the placethe station is amazing place for shopping and it's underground
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 line6서울특별시, 용산구, South Korea
Top guest reviewsthe space is small but comfortable for an independent traveller and has all the amenities that you needmy favorite part of the apartment is the balconybed was comfy and had a heater built in that works really nicelyso i highly recommend you to stay here if you' re searching a room in center of seoulplease note the apartment is on 4th floor without a liftthe bathroom is clean toothe room is clean and cozyhyunjoo's place is clean and comfortablethe place was also very clean cozy and comfortablethe house is clean and worth the price
Host:hospitality was wonderful owner was very helpfulhyunjoo is an amazing hosthyunjoo is very kind and understanding hosta friendly host and ready to help youhyunjoo is a lovely host and will take good care of youRead more reviewsthe location is also fantasticthe location is very close to a metro station so it is easy to get aroundvery comfortable and convenient location instructions from airport is also clear and easythe apartment is very close to a subway station that goes to main tourist attractionsthe transportation is convenient and it close to the popular scenic spots
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.
NEW1♥[Open SALE]HONGDAE MIRACLE HOUSE♡BEST LOCTIONMapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Top guest reviewsthe beds were super comfy and there were a ton of outlets throughout the roomespecially the tv and music can be played by projector it's greeeeat we like and enjoy itthe shower is also very nice haha airbnbother than that the room was clean and the place was nicely decoratedthe bedroom and bathroom were clean and has everything you needloved the space a lot of stylish touches and everything provided was clean and warmthe place is very cute and cleanthe room is girly decorated super cute and very clean
Host:host was very friendlythe host is very friendlyhost is very friendly and accomodating to our requestsso friendly and active to answer any questionshost is super kind and helpfulRead more reviewsthe location is greatthe location was very ideal and quietlocation is excellent literally walking distance to everything from shopping to the nightlife scenegreat location close to all the shops and clubssuch a cute place that is close to hongdae shops and restaurants
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 MyeongdongYangcheon-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Top guest reviewsthe room was hip and clean along with great amenities and heatingbest travel experience" – "beautiful apartment" – "the experience was first class""the host was so hospitable and thoughtfulthe room was cozy and clean amenities were more than sufficient for a convenient stayif you want a tidy room please check it outthe room is nice and comfortablethe room was very clean and cozythe place was really cleanthe place is nice and cleanthey have cozy clean tidy small house with full of lovethe place was super clean and everything was just easy and relaxing
Host:sophia and her husband were amazing hostssophia is the best host i ever meetsophia was very kind and very helpfulfriendly and kind host that make sure everything is okaysophia and her husband are a very good host and very handfulRead more reviewsgood location near mrt stationlocation was easily accessibleshopia's place is located in a very good location very near to the subway stationgood place and very close to subway stationapart from that great location and place
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 R2Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Top guest reviewsthe home comforts are all complete and the room is largebut the bed is very comfy and the air conditioning and ventilation worked perfectlythe bed size is perfect for two people and we also had a welcome drink in our fridgebedroom and small living room divided makes the place feel a bit nicer than just one big roomoverall it was indeed a cozy and comfortable stay thanks andrew and mumclean place and very comfortablethe house is clean and comfortablethe place was clean and comfortableplace was clean comfortable and cozythe house was bit old but clean enough
Host:he was a great hostandrew is a great hostalthough she couldn't speak much english she was very friendlyandrew was responsive to show us directioni really enjoyed my stay there great hostRead more reviewsgood location quite close to the stationbut closer to itaewon station there are many good restaurantsplace really nice and close to restaurantexcellent location a short walk from the train station and more restaurants/shops/etcit's cheap and the location is ok
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
Top guest reviewsroom and amenities are good and better than hotelgreat airbnb the place was cute easy to check in and super warm in the winter without any heaterapartment is warm and comfortablevery clean and well litthe place is very clean and stylishis very clean and have a special stylethe room is great clean and uniquethe room is warm clean n very tidy
Host:host is nice and offer us early check inthe host was great and easy to communicate withhost was very nice she answered my question really fast and she is very helpful room is clean comfortablebambi is so helpfulbambi was very responsive whenever we need helpRead more reviewsgreat location close to hongdaegreat location nice place close to food and transportthe place is a bit far from the subway but really cutewonderful great location super fasts replybest thing about this place is the location just a quick walk from hongik univ
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.
NEW♥[OPEN SALE]MIRACLE HOUSE♡IN SEOUL [BEST PRICE]Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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
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