Top 15 Airbnbs In Itaewon For A Seoul-Ful Trip - Updated 2021

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Being the first designated special tourist zone in Seoul, Itaewon plays a special role in welcoming foreigners to the Land of Morning Calm, South Korea. Known for being a multicultural district, you can taste authentic cuisine from around the globe at any of the 40 restaurants on World Food Street, or enjoy a cosmopolitan nightlife unlike other parts of Seoul. This is the place to be if you are missing home while being away in a foreign land. If visiting the district is not enough to cure your homesickness, why not choose to book an Airbnb accommodation in Itaewon instead? There are plenty of accommodation options that cater to varied group sizes so you can all stay together in a single apartment for a fun-filled trip in Seoul. In this article, I will introduce you to the top 15 Airbnbs in Itaewon, categorised by couple, small or big group getaway, to consider for your next Seoul-ful trip!

1. For the intimate couple or BFF getaway

a. Noel's Guest House

Located just 2 minutes away from Itaewon Subway Station exit 4, Noel’s Guest House provides you with a cosy Korean-style room for a comfortable rest at night. Experience traditional Korean living where you sleep on the large futon mattress fit for 2 persons with heated floor (ondol). Shared spaces in the guest house include the bathroom, fully-equipped kitchen and areas like rooftop garden, tea room and TV common area for you to meet up and interact with other like-minded travellers.

Being centrally located in Itaewon with easy access to subway and buses means you have convenient access to a variety of restaurants, shopping stores, bars and nightclubs in the hip neighbourhood, as well as major attractions in the city. The best part of staying at Noel’s is the friendly host who is ever ready to assist in your every need, including recommending the best places for food or sightseeing in the country. So book a room at Noel’s Guest House if you want to enjoy the warmth of locals in a convenient neighbourhood at wallet-friendly prices.

(E)ITAEWON-Private Traditional Room
Seoul, South Korea, Seoul, South Korea
122 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i had work to do and the wifi was strong and stable
the 'a/c' in the room we stayed in didn't exactly blow even cool air
i'm a breakfast kind of person so the free coffee and eggs was awesome for me
:) and simple bread&egg breakfast at rooftop would be unforgettable memory so nice~~
the room was as pictured and it was nice and warm thanks to the heated mat
Cleanliness:
the place is clean warm and noel takes care of her guests very well
good cozy clean' the bathroom is outside it would be a little unconvinent in winter
it was comfy and clean
the room that i stayed is a private room very tidy and clean
the place although small is clean and in a very good location
Host:
our host made us feel very welcome
noel was a great host
noel was the perfect host
noel is a very nice host that introduce what we should go in seoul
nice place with friendly host
Location:
good location just 2min walk from subway station
it was pretty close to subway station
comfortable good location cozy
i love the location of this place
the location is very central and close to shopping attractions and the metro station
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b. So’s private room in sleek apartment

If you prefer to stay in a private apartment but still wish to stay with friendly locals, check out So’s private room housed in a sleek apartment just 50 metres (164 feet) from Itaewon Subway Station exit 3. The lovely host So stays in the 2-bedroom apartment on the fifth floor with you hence she will be able to attend to your needs quickly and ensures your stay remains comfortable throughout.

Enjoy your morning coffee and complimentary breakfast together with So while chatting about anything under the sun with her. Discuss your travel plans with So to allow her to provide more insider tips, in addition to what you can find out from the Seoul guidebook provided in the room. Staying with So certainly makes a fruitful trip with such a superb location surrounded by gourmet restaurants, hippy bars etc while being able to live like a local in a cosy and chic apartment.

Your Place in Seoul's Hot Spot 2Min Itaewon stn!
서울, 용산구, South Korea
155 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was very comfortable with heated floors and an electric blanket to ward off the winter's cold
nice view from the window and charming apartment
the room i had was small but the view was very welcoming and lovely
beautiful little apartment in a great little pocket in south korea
the bed was heated ( ) and there was a relaxing living area full of plants
Cleanliness:
apartment was clean nice and cozy
the place was clean and nice
comfortable bed and clean room
it was really quiet and clean
the apartment is organised clean and comfortable
Host:
she was da best host ever
iso was a great host
so is a great host
host iso was lovely and i felt right at home
iso was a super awesome host
Location:
great location and very accessible from itaewon station
great place to stay since the location is a minute-walk away from itaewon station
the location is good and the underground is very close
great place at a great location
very close to the station and also a lot of delicious food options in walking distance
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c. Angler’s House (from USD 37)

Angler’s House is a compact 1-bedroom apartment within short walking distance to Itaewon main street, subway station and bus stop. While the amiable host In-Sik, wife, and daughter trio, do not stay in the same house as you, you need not worry about the promptness of their service. Not only do they go out of the way to make sure your needs are attended to quickly, they will also go the extra mile by placing handy notes around the house with clear detailed instructions on how to use each amenity. Despite being located close to all the action in the neighbourhood, the apartment is surprisingly quiet so you can rest comfortably after a long day out.

Angler's House - Within 3minutes from Itaewon ST
Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
245 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we really loved the heater flooring
the house is lovely same as per published photos and the facilities are great
in the heart of itaewon and it's quiet and comfortable place to stay
otherwise is very good room with alot of towel kitchen
the room was comfortable for two people
Cleanliness:
place very clean and quiet
great clean cozy and comfortable place
quiet and clean
house is clean and place is very quiet
very clean and would 100% recommend
Host:
owners very friendly
owner was very quick in his responses and helpful
friendly owners as well
the host owner she very good take care of us
very kind and friendly host
Location:
a great location in itaewon
great location space was cute
great location literally 5 mins away from the station and main district
perfect location near bus station subway station and shop houses
great location and very nice place
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d. Yongjoo’s studio apartment (from 50.30 USD)

If you are a party-goer and love to join in the exciting nightlife in Itaewon, Yongjoo’s studio apartment is strategically located near all the trendy bars and restaurants you can find. In addition, it is a quick 2-minute walk to the subway station and bus stop, so you can get to all the attractions you wish in Seoul. The studio apartment may appear to be too small for some, but it is immaculate and cosy at a great price point for 2. Furthermore, feel safe and secure throughout your stay as there are three separate locked doors to access before one can get to the studio. Best of all, Yongjoo is a wonderful host who is responsive, helpful and flexible to different needs of guests.

Yongjoo’s studio apartment

Price: from 50.30 USD

Number of Guests: 2

2. For small family or group of up to 4 persons travelling together

a. Noel’s Guest House bunk bedroom

Besides offering cosy twin-sharing rooms described above, you may also book a bunk bedroom at Noel’s Guest House if you are traveling in a group of 4. Enjoy the same convenience and hospitable service right in the heart of Itaewon, while being able to stay in affordable yet comfortable space as a group. Outside the guest house, Itaewon offers visitors an interesting myriad of cultures with cosmopolitan shops, restaurants, and entertainment. Inside the cosy guest house, join in the friendly conversations with fellow travelers from all over the world as you relish in a delectable Korean BBQ meal at its cool rooftop!

(C)Crazy Price!-ITAEWON-Just Enjoy3
Seoul, South Korea, Seoul, South Korea
71 reviews
Shared room in house 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooms feature a/c which was nice to beat the intense humidity outside
my room was clean and the air conditioner was wonderful in the summer heat
room looked exactly like the pictures
the comfort room was spacious enough
Cleanliness:
the room was clean and decent
it was clean comfortable and had nice amenities
the place was clean and my things were safe when my friend and i left our things there
Host:
noel is a really nice host
the host was knowledgable helpful and nice
noel was a wonderful host
noel is a great host
noel is simply the friendliest and helpful host i've ever had
Location:
nice location place very cosy feeling
considering the price and location this place is definitely worth booking
the place has a good location
the location is great and it is within 3 minutes of the subway
the location was very central and a great area to go out in at night
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b. Michael’s lovely apartment (from 99 USD)

Situated just a minute’s walk from Itaewon Subway Station exit 3, Michael’s lovely apartment gives you fantastic access to public transportation to get around the city. Michael will personally wait for you at the subway station so he can escort you to check into the cosy space, to make sure you arrive safe and sound. Feel a warm welcome as you enter the apartment vibrantly painted with cheery furnishings. While the apartment is compact, it contains everything you may need at home, such as the stove, microwave, kettle and hairdryer. In addition, with a pub right beside the apartment, chilling out late into the night is definitely a breeze for party animals!

Michael’s lovely apartment

Price: from 99 USD

Number of Guests: 4

c. Dony’s studio apartment (from 79.20 USD)

Located up the hill just 4 minutes away from Itaewon Subway Station, Dony’s studio apartment ensures a peaceful and quiet stay, while being close to public transportation as well as shops, restaurants and, entertainment in the bustling neighbourhood. There is a double bed and extra single bed that sleeps 3 guests comfortably. The bathroom and kitchen are not only immaculate but also equipped with everything you need such as toiletries, towels, hairdryer, kitchen utensils and microwave oven. A washing machine is also available should you need to do your laundry.

Being a professional ballerino, Dony is the best person to ask for recommendations about arts performances in Korea. In fact, he is glad to be of assistance about almost anything, particularly noteworthy restaurants and club art museums. To sweeten the stay, even more, the studio apartment is right next to the Korean bathhouse. That means after all the fun partying in Itaewon, you can relax with a rejuvenating traditional bath conveniently!

Dony’s studio apartment

Price: from 79.20 USD

Number of Guests: 3

d. Garden Stay in Itaewon (from USD 212)

Right smack in the middle of the bustling Itaewon district is Stanley’s large 2-bedroom apartment, contemporarily furnished with traditional Korean touches. One bedroom is fitted with a Western-style king size bed while the other is fitted with traditional king size futon bedding. Itaewon Subway Station exit 4 is just a stone’s throw away and surrounded by tons of restaurants and bars for utmost convenience. In a built-up neighbourhood like this, you would be pleasantly surprised to find a pretty garden outside the apartment, as well as a fully furnished wood terrace to chill out. In addition, Stanley will be more than happy to bring you in and around Seoul on weekends if you notify him in advance of your intention. He is certainly committed to providing you an excellent stay. Staying with a superhost at Garden Stay in Itaewon definitely makes the trip a Seoul-ful one!

1min from Itaewon St. Newly Renovated.
YongSan-Gu, Seoul, South Korea
59 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lots of space and very nice to have a washer in the room
the terrace looked cozy with many kinds of flowers so that i could enjoy the spring
i enjoyed 2 glasses of wine with candles on the table in the patio before i went to bed
the rooms were spacious and furnished with antiques and traditional beddings which my foreign friends loved
the best thing of this apartment is that it has the gaden with a fine view
Cleanliness:
very clean and cozy
his house was very clean and comfortable
the kitchen was quite clean and well-equipped
the apartment was clean and almost felt like a hotel
clean room cozy space and fresh terrace
Host:
stanley was a very nice host
stanley was a great host
stanley was a great host
quick responding from a very friendly host stanley
stanley is was a great host
Location:
excellent location subway station and trendy places are near by
the location is great just few minutes away from subway and clubs
really close to nightlife perfect proximity to clubs and bars
it was in a fantastic location
great location - super central to itaewon and 5 min walk to the itaewon subway stop
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e. Hasung’s 2-bedroom apartment

Hasung’s 2-bedroom apartment is situated in a quiet alley just off the main street of Itaewon, a short walk to the subway station and commercial activities in the neighbourhood. As you enter the cosy apartment, you will feel right at home as it makes use of lovely warm lighting, chic artwork, fresh plants and flowers to create a homely atmosphere. The house is well-maintained and equipped with amenities you would have in your own home such as washing machine and other laundry supplies, hairdryer, fresh towels, toiletries and a fully-equipped kitchen for your cooking and dining needs. Of course, you will definitely appreciate the convenience of being close to many bars and clubs yet being able to enjoy a quiet sleep at night.

*OPENING* Cozy+Stylish 2br Next to Itaewon Station
Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
69 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi has a good speed
we were worried that it would be cold but the house heater & hot water worked very well
the apartment was clean and modern with nice little touches like shampoo/body wash cotton pads tea etc
Cleanliness:
super clean spacious apartment
everything was clean and in place
it’s a great space clean and comfortable
the flat was spotless clean and communication with hasung was fast and always efficient
the linen towels and place were clean and plenty of spare too if needed
Host:
the host is very helpful
hasung was the perfect host
and lastly hasung is a wonderful host
hasung was a very communicative and respectful host
hasung was super helpful and a good host
Location:
great location and cozy place
hasung’s place is in a great location in itaewon
the location was great cozy and warm place
easy to find great location in itaewon in the middle of everything
great space in brilliant location
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3. For big family or group of more than 4 persons travelling together

a. Terry & Elaine’s 2-bedroom apartment

Ideally situated in the heart of Itaewon, Terry & Elaine’s large 2-bedroom apartment is designed with the comfort of international travelers in mind. Besides all the amenities one should have at home, such as Wi-Fi, towels, toiletries, air-conditioning and heating system, you will be happy to know that there is an awesome rooftop which you can access for stunning views of the neighbourhood. Or you can also relax in the balcony when you can’t do so at the rooftop due to bad weather. Have fun playing a game or two at the Foosball table near the entrance with your travel companions. Just relax and enjoy the apartment like your own home during your stay. If you need any help or tips for some adventure, simply approach the friendly hosts for help!

R&R in spacious 2br house w/ rooftop @ Itaewon
Yongsan gu, Seoul, South Korea
189 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
easy walk-up to the apartment amenities are just as described
exactly as described basic apartment in the heart of the very lively area of itaewon enjoyed our stay
the house is fully equipped for a comfortable stay
bathroom was a little weird no divider between with toilet and shower but wasn't a problem for us
my fiance and i had a wonderful stay for two nights in this apartment
Cleanliness:
apartment was clean and the hosts terry and elaine were super responsive and helpful all the times
apartment looks better in the pictures than it is (more new more fresh more clean)
Host:
the host was so fast to respond to questions highly recommend
the apartment itself is quite spacious for seoul and the hosts were responsive upon check-in
host is very easy going and helpful providing alot of useful local tips
terry and elaine are great hosts
super friendly and quick to reply super comfortable and felt very welcoming
Location:
the location is ideal for this super funky neighbourhood
nevertheless the location is perfect
wonderful location very easy to get to from the airport by bus or train
amazing location very central to all itaewon attractions
super location and very comfortable
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b. Dony’s nojoke house (from USD 79)

Perched on a hill off the main street of Itaewon, Dony’s nojoke house is perfect for big groups who would like to enjoy the convenience of staying together in a large space in a bustling district. Lots of entertainment clubs, restaurants, convenience store and even foreigner-friendly supermarkets are within a 5 minutes’ walk from the clean and stylish house. While free Wi-Fi is almost a necessity at Airbnb accommodation these days, Dony’s house scores a notch by providing you with a laptop with free Wi-Fi to use. Furthermore, when you just want to rest and relax in the apartment, make your way up to the furnished rooftop, and soak in the alluring views over the iconic Namsan!

Itaewon Station 3 minutes walk nojoke house/2Room
Seoul, Yongsan-gu, South Korea
189 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great apartment with lots of space and a good living room setup
Cleanliness:
very clean space as well
clean nice place in itaewaon
the apartment was clean upon arrival
dony’s place was very clean and spacious
i found it to be very clean as well
Host:
dony as a host was the best
dony was a great host and very attentive
dony is also really friendly
dony was also a great host:) super nice and prompt
dony was a great host and helped with whatever i needed
Location:
the location was excellent
very good location 3mins walk to the station
it is pretty close to the subway station too
the location was also great
the location of the apartment is perfect
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c. Mike’s 2-bedroom apartment (from USD 74)

Tucked away from the bustling nightlife in Itaewon, yet close enough to access public transport, fanciful restaurants and bars, Mike’s 2-bedroom apartment is a cosy place to call home in Seoul. With two queen size beds and one single bed, the clean and self-contained apartment is spacious enough for five adults traveling together. The entire living space is minimalist design style, fitted with lots of wooden furniture and calm lights to evoke a clean-cut yet cozy feel. Concerned that you may need to lug your heavy luggage up many flights of stairs before you reach the apartment, just like many other units you have come across in Seoul? No worries! Mike’s apartment is situated on the ground floor so you have barrier-free easy access to rest and relax in the cosy home!

Cozy Two Rooms, Nearby Itaewon STN
Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
116 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioner and water heater work perfectly
the apartment has useful appliances like air-conditioners and washing machine
wifi connection good beds were comfortable and right in the heart of itaewon
the beds were larger than expected as shown from the pictures and we were pleasantly surprised
the house was cozy and comfortable though it was slightly squeezy for 5 adults
Cleanliness:
mike’s place was clean comfortable and quiet
the 2br unit was spacious clean and fully self contained
we had to clean the rooms thoroughly on the first day
the room is clean and equipped with facilities such as washing machine and kitchen
everything is nice clean cozy and the location is very good
Host:
mike is the best host
the host were kind and very understanding
thank you mike for being a good host to us
thank you mike for being a good host to us
mike is a great and understanding host
Location:
comfortable and close to metro
the location is great very near to itaewon station
great location 5 mins away from itaewon station
the location is great near to the subway station
location was super close to itaewon station exit 4 and some bus stops
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d. Patrick’s private one-room apartment (from 34.20 USD)

On a tight budget yet prefer to book a private apartment where you can stay together as a group? Check out Patrick’s barely one-year-old private one-room apartment, located 8 minutes by foot from Itaewon Subway Station. Everything in the apartment is brand new and the lights in the room are specially designed to give you the relaxing feel at night. The apartment is spacious with ample room for four beds, a sofa, kitchen and dining area. This is definitely a real bargain you won’t want to miss if you want to be close to all the fun and excitement in Itaewon!

Patrick’s private one-room apartment

Price: from 34.20 USD

Number of Guests: 5

e. M.O.S.C. Itaewon

Opened in January 2017, M.O.S.C. (Mansion Of Seoul Community) Itaewon Guest House is strategically located in the heart of Itaewon. There are a total of seven bedrooms in the elegantly furnished house, complete with an airy rooftop where you can soak in beautiful night views of Seoul and the Namsan landmark. Furthermore, with 6.5 bathrooms in the house, there is no need to worry about someone hogging the bathroom and holding others up. You will also appreciate the complimentary drinks and snacks in the well-stocked kitchen upstairs, as well as free laundry service. Definitely a boon for long-stay guests!

M.O.S.C. Itaewon - Bright, newly renovated house
Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
44 reviews
Entire house 16 Beds 7 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
however it would be better if theres a tv at the common area
Cleanliness:
bathrooms were also clean and easy to use
mattress and bed sheets are clean and comfortable
house is always clean and well equipped with basic necessities
had a great stay at mj's place it was clean tidy and comfortable
clean tidy and the mattress is heavenly
Host:
mj was a great host
mj was an amazing host
mj is an amazing host
he's a great host
mj was a great host and really answered our questions quite promptly
Location:
i think the location is pretty great as the subway and even bus stops were easily accessible
his place is also near a good 24 hour ramen place just 5 minutes away
love the space and the layout of the place
i would definitely recommend this place as its also right next to the action :)
mosc was a great place to stay close to bars and restaurants and we really enjoyed our stay
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f. Yacht Guesthouse (from 240.70 USD)

If you are traveling in a slightly smaller group of up to 8 persons, Yacht Guesthouse is another great choice to consider. Rent the entire third floor of the guest house, which is like a self-contained apartment, with a 3-bunk-bed dormitory room, a twin room, living room and bathroom, so you can enjoy the needed-privacy as a group. Feel free to use the common kitchen or mingle with other guests at the rooftop terrace. Of course, the best part of staying in Yacht Guesthouse is the exemplary service by Uncle Gene and his staff. They will also be happy to bring you on an insightful walking tour in Seoul if you wish!

Yacht Guesthouse

Price: from 240.70 USD

Number of Guests: 8

Feel at home in these top Airbnbs in the exotic Itaewon neighbourhood

Itaewon is the most culturally diverse district you can find in Seoul, and it definitely appeals to international travelers with such a lively dining, shopping and entertainment scene. There is so much you can see and do here, booking a stay in the exotic neighbourhood is certainly worth the while. And nothing beats staying in an Airbnb where you get to interact with the locals. Go ahead to plan that Seoul-ful trip by booking one of these best Airbnbs in Itaewon now!

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