Top 10 Guesthouses In Seoul, South Korea - Updated 2024

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Seoul is the capital of South Korea and is one of the most visited tourist spots in Asia. It is a huge metropolis which consists of tons of architectural marvels, ranging from skyscrapers to super exquisite Buddhist temples. This dynamic city is home to the headquarters of a few top-notch corporations, at the same time, is home to leading fashion players and the newest technological trends. It is the pride of South Korea and reflects the authenticity of the Asian culture; not just through its fashion or architecture, but also through its traditional values. So if you’re travelling to Seoul in the near future, check our list of the city’s best guesthouses for a delightful stay. Take a look below!

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 07, 2024.

1. Well-maintained apartment with great amenities

Located near the gorgeous Bukhansan mountain, this fabulous apartment can accommodate up to five people. It is centrally located and easily accessible to places such as the Kyeungbok palace, Dongdaemun shopping place, Myung-dong, Seoul tower, City hall and other attractions. The house is very well-maintained and tastefully decorated with excellent interiors. There are an array of facilities offered such as a cable TV, WiFi access, air-conditioning, a hot water system, free street parking as well as safety features.

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Goyang-si, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
44 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
it was superb clean
youn was an excellent host
youn was very responsive
thank you for hosting us even on such a short notice
lee is very kind and quick to respond
he was kind and speaks very good english
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2. Lovely apartment for three with great amenities

This gorgeous studio apartment can accommodate three people and is a very comfortable accommodation. It is located a few minutes away from the Africa Museum of Art, Kumho Museum of Art, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul and Gyeongbok Palace. The rooftop terrace offers some of the most mesmerizing city views and is a great place to spend some relaxing evenings. Besides this, some of the other facilities provided here include a well-stocked kitchen, free WiFi access, a hairdryer, fresh linens as well as other essentials.

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Seoul, KR
3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 0 Bathrooms

3. Well-maintained apartment for one guest

This guesthouse for one is well kept, cost-efficient and extremely comfortable. It is centrally located and easily accessible to places such as the Namsan Cable Car, Namsan Park, Gyeongbok Palace and Dongdaemun Market. The apartment is fully-equipped with the best of necessities required for a hassle-free and delightful stay. The facilities provided include free WiFi access, a continental breakfast without any additional charge, flat-screen televisions, air-conditioning, hairdryers and laundry facilities.

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Seoul, KR
1 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

4. Cosy and comfortable apartment

This super comfortable guesthouse consists of fourteen air-conditioned rooms; each room can accommodate two people. It is located a few minutes away from Ewha Woman’s University, Gyeongbok Palace, Seogang University and Yeonsei University. The apartment is loaded with great amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, rainfall showerheads, toiletries, complimentary continental breakfast as well as air-conditioning.

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Seoul, KR
2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

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5. Amazing apartment with great amenities

Located in close proximity to major attractions such as the Gyeongbok Palace and Dongdaemun Market, this guesthouse can accommodate two people. It is the perfect fit for couples and solo travellers, as well as guests travelling for business purposes. Each room is very well-maintained and is outfitted with all the essentials you require. Staying at this guestroom is good value for money, in view of the amenities made available as well as the spectacular location of the apartment. The facilities offered include free WiFi access and a simplified check-in process, just to name a few.

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Seoul, KR
2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 0 Bathrooms

6. Value for money apartment for solo travellers

This spectacular guesthouse is located in the heart of Seoul and is in close proximity to the Lotte Department Store, Gyeongbok Palace, Jogyesa Temple and the Seoul Finance Center. The entire property consists of sixteen air-conditioned rooms, featuring flat-screen televisions and the works. Each of these rooms can accommodate one person, making it a great deal for solo travellers. The rooms are neatly decorated and the bathroom features complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. The host also provides a continental breakfast every morning. Some of the other features provided here include air-conditioning, an elevator, TV access, internet connection and central heating for the chilly nights.

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Seoul, KR
1 Guests 0 Bedrooms 0 Bathrooms

7. Centrally located apartment for couples

This lovely, centrally located apartment is in close proximity to major attractions such as the Myeongdong Nanta Theatre, Gyeongbok Palace, Dongdaemun Market and the Lotte Department Store. It is a tastefully done-up studio apartment, which is the ideal fit for couples, solo travellers as well as guests travelling for business purposes. The apartment is fully-functional with a swanky bedroom and the best of facilities. The facilities at your disposal include air-conditioning, free WiFi access, a television, free toiletries and lots more.

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Seoul, KR
2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

8. Value-for-money apartment

This super comfortable and centrally located apartment is situated a minute walk away from the subway station, which connects the apartment to the major attractions of the city. It is very cost-efficient to travel around Seoul, at the same time, it is located in a very safe neighbourhood. The apartment consists of one spacious bedroom that can accommodate up to four people, thereby making it the ideal accommodation for families. The house is kept sparkling clean and very well kept, offering all the necessities required. The amenities provided here include free WiFi access, kitchen facility, a dryer, air-conditioning and a laptop-friendly workspace.

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Seoul, South Korea
73 reviews  
Entire house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
the house is clean and comfortable
i stayed in two different rooms due to its availability but both rooms were equally clean and cozy
emily was a great host answering any questions and requests almost immediately and being really kind and attentive
emily was a friendly host and always quick to respond to any questions we had
emily is very helpful and friendly she always provide help as fast as she can
besides emily is really helpful during my whole trip
emily’s house is super well located everything you need is near by
the location is good which is above-station development
perfect location accessible to the airport and many tourist spot and shopping area
good place very near the metro
great location super easy to go around
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9. Splendid apartment in the heart of Seoul

Located in the heart of Seoul, this beautiful apartment is an ideal choice for solo travellers. It is located five minutes away from Seoul station, as such guests have easy access to many of the major attractions in town as trains are the main modes of transportation in Seoul. The apartment is fully-equipped and has everything you would need for a hassle-free stay. Some of the facilities offered here include free WiFi access, a fully-stocked kitchen, a hairdryer, a washer, air-conditioning, a private entrance and lots more. On top of that, breakfast is being provided any additional charges.

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Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Private room in guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Wonderful and centrally located guesthouse

This gorgeous guesthouse consists of four swanky rooms which can each accommodate up to two people. It is tastefully decorated and has a very charming vibe to it. Booking a stay in this apartment is good value for money and has a super simplified check-in process as well. It is located in the oldest village in Seoul, which is in close proximity to cultural sites, historic places and the Gyeongbokgung Station. Some of the other tourist attractions near the apartment include the Gyeongbokgung Palace, Tonin traditional street market, Bukchon Hanok Village, Gwanghawmun square, the Cheongwadae, and the Korean presidential residence. The amenities offered here include a traditional Korean breakfast, WiFi access, a dryer, a washer, air-conditioning and a hairdryer.

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Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
322 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in guesthouse 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we were very lucky to be upgraded to the larger room with an attached toilet
the breakfasts that minha's mum prepared were delicious 4
though small but the mattress and thick covers were comfortable to sleep on
loved the morning breakfast and heated floors
the place looks wonderful and the breakfast was phenomenal
it was very clean and comfortable
so quiet and clean place
house is clean and tidy
the room was clean and well maintained
the room was clean and tidy
kind and warm host
thank you minha and your mom for your kind hospitality :)
minha & her mother is a great host
host is friendly gentle and patience
minha was a great host and speaks fluent english and is always ready if u need help
location is very good
the location is good
great location about 10 mins walk to the subway station
the location is not far away from the subway station and is easy to find
goos location for attractions also
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The dynamic city

Seoul is undoubtedly one of the most dynamic cities across the globe. Despite being the hub of global-leading fashion and technology firms, large efforts have been made to keep its traditional values and architectural gems safe from the culture loss attributed to globalisation. Do not miss out on exploring this dynamic city at least once in your lifetime and enjoy the affordable accommodation available in Seoul.

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