10 Best Short-Term Rentals In Seoul, South Korea - Updated 2024

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Seoul is a city for all types of travelers. It’s home to some of the most picturesque high-rises in Asia, but it also has a thriving music scene and an array of exciting new restaurants. While visiting the city, you can head to National Museum of Korea and learn about the history and art of the nation. You can also explore the Han River. Along this river, you’ll find many beautiful parks and bridges. A trip to Seoul is not complete without sampling a Korean barbecue meal. Saebyukjib and WooSung Galbi are two eateries famous for serving meals. Moreover, short-term rentals are among the diverse accommodation options available in the city. Continue reading for details about the best short-term rentals in Seoul, South Korea.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, decor, availability of dates, and short-term stay rules and regulations. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 31, 2024.

1. Rustic abode with parking (from USD 178)

Here’s your chance to unwind in central Seoul in a traditional Korean house. If you book this holiday rental for seven nights or longer, you’ll enjoy a generous 10% discount. You can take advantage of the free Wi-Fi to continue watching your favorite web shows.

When you crave a home-cooked meal, you can also prepare one in the kitchen. That aside, the property has a parking space, so have second thoughts about bringing your automobile. A washing machine and towels are other perks provided.

Stayed at this property?
Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
2.79 km (1.8 mi) from Namdaemun Market
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 4 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
the rooms were clean and the beds were comfortable
the owner is friendly and very helpful with the reservations of the property transportations and sightseeing suggestions
the owner is friendly and very helpful with the reservations of the property transportations and sightseeing suggestions
he is thoughtful attentive and caring
the location also has easy access to stores restaurants and shopping centers
the location also has easy access to stores restaurants and shopping centers
the location of the guesthouse was ideal and the neighbour hood full of unique shops and shop owners
the location of the guesthouse was ideal and the neighbour hood full of unique shops and shop owners
the location of the property is close to bukchon village and many other local attractions
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2. A traditional house with Wi-Fi access (from USD 414)

Are you after a short-term rental that strikes a balance between the historical style of a Hanok and modern conveniences? If so, consider living in this traditional house. It’s in a central location close to art galleries, restaurants, and cafes.

Among its highlights is wireless internet, so you can continue chatting with family and friends. Alternatively, you can plunge into the hot tub to relax your body. Besides that, events such as family gatherings and birthday parties are allowed.

The host also guarantees a 7% discount to those renting the unit for a week or longer.

Stayed at this property?
Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
2.88 km (1.8 mi) from Namdaemun Market
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

3. Small yet comfortable apartment (from USD 59)

Opt to stay for a week or longer in this private apartment and enjoy a 10% price reduction on the accommodation fees. The rental is also in the metropolitan area of Seoul. Though small, it’s not short of contemporary comforts.

The in-house kitchen is your go-to spot to rustle up a quick meal. If you’re into exercising, don’t shy away from visiting the modern gym on the second floor. Each evening, you can enjoy the sights and sounds of the city from the rooftop area.

Stayed at this property?
Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
7.07 km (4.4 mi) from Namdaemun Market
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

4. Minimalist loft with gorgeous city views

Unwind in this simple loft every time you visit Seoul. It boasts stunning skyline views of the city from inside the rental. On top of being newly remodeled, the property has speedy Wi-Fi, so guests can easily catch up with their loved ones. The TV comes in handy when you want to spend quality time indoors.

Guests looking to put together their meals appreciate the kitchen. There’s a parking garage on the premises, although you have to pay to use it. Moreover, a weekly 10% discount applies to those living here for seven days or longer.

Stayed at this property?
Cheongpa-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
913 meters (0.6 ft) from Namdaemun Market
30 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed heather's accommodation a lot we felt comfortable enjoyed the view and the great location
super clean and spacious with a very comfortable bed
room was clean albeit a small stain (i would’ve given 5 otherwise) on the bedsheet
heatherthe nicest host i met
great location well maintained and the host was very responsive & helpful
heather was very nice and communicative check-in was smooth and the place was so cozy
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5. Tastefully renovated home for couples (from USD 94)

Perfect for couples, this remodeled home is a luxurious oasis in Seoul. The minimum stay is two nights. However, a special discount of about 20% applies to those renting for a week or longer. Here, you’ll watch your preferred Netflix movies on the 40-inch HDTV. Wi-Fi is available, so you won’t have trouble streaming movies.

Another advantage of renting this home is its built-in washing machine and modern kitchen. The entrance ensures maximum privacy and easy movement in and out of the facility. To top it all off, Hapjeong Station is about five minutes away.

Stayed at this property?
Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
5.43 km (3.4 mi) from Namdaemun Market
59 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

6. Colorful house with a library (from USD 220)

This house promises a stay like no other in Seoul and has a nature-inspired interior design. Although set close to restaurants and shops, it feels quiet. On its interior is a full kitchen, perfect for quick meal preparations. You can also grab a book in the library and spend your free time reading instead of watching TV.

You can head to the rooftop lounge and enjoy some fresh air. With Wi-Fi, you’ll easily keep in touch with your loved ones. A dressing table and air-conditioning are other amenities available. That aside, the host offers a 10% discount for seven-day stays or longer.

Stayed at this property?
Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
4.5 km (2.8 mi) from Namdaemun Market
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

7. Micasa (from USD 85)

This rental unit has an airy living room that features stunning city views. Next to the living room is a kitchen with a refrigerator. You can choose to have meals on the round dining table and use the in-unit washing machine.

You can rely on the high-speed internet and dedicated workspace to finish your assignments. Plus, you can drop by any trendy restaurants nearby to try local delicacies. The minimum stay here is 14 nights, although it offers a 10% weekly discount.

Stayed at this property?
Mapo, Seoul, South Korea
3.56 km (2.3 mi) from Namdaemun Market
295 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
full kitchen washer/dryer and high-speed internet was great
amazing views from bedroom and living room
the place was fantastic as advertised and the views from room was wonderful
the wifi egg was awesome to have and check-in/check-out was great
the living room has a pull-out sofa which is also surprisingly comfortable for two
very clean and well kept
new bed sheets and duvet covers clean towels
the place was super clean
the place was kept clean and in good condition
everything was great the apartment is clean and is equipped with everything you would need
host is very responsive
john is an awesome host
john is a great host
the host is very nice and responsive
in addition john is an excellent host
great location literally right at the mapo subway station
the location was perfect
the location was really useful
great location to public transportation and accessibility to restaurants stores and nightlife
the location is great especially if you're a foodie
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8. Fully equipped loft in a prime location (from USD 53)

You will easily fall into relaxation in this loft. While here, guests sleep in queen-size beds and have access to reliable Wi-Fi. The 43-inch HDTV with standard cable is ideal for a movie marathon before retiring to bed. Guests, especially those that love spending long hours outdoors, also make the most of the rooftop area.

A dedicated workspace and an in-unit washer are other perks provided. Moreover, the loft’s prime location allows easy access to the subway station and shopping mall. If you stay here for seven days or more, you’ll score a 15% discount.

Stayed at this property?
Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
3.02 km (1.9 mi) from Namdaemun Market
172 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire loft 3 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the amenities provided were great especially the free portable wifi which came in handy throughout my whole trip
on top of that the view from the apartment (10th floor) over yong-san district was amazing
i'm not sure about other's expectations on cleanliness but mine are pretty standard
great stay at a clean home
the place was clean and functional
the place itself is very clean and well stocked with anything you need for your stay
it s safe and the apartment is clean
the host is very nice
thank you so much for being our host
easy to access and host has wonderful hospitality
mijoung was a very lovely host who tried to make us feel as comfortable as possible
mijoung was an amazing host
great location you will love yongsan
it's a pretty apartment that's very close to a station
the location is convenient and easy to move around
a great place to stay in central seoul
the place is nice and well located
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9. Cozy rental unit near Yeouido Park

For a restful holiday in the heart of Seoul, go for this rental unit. Its central location puts you three minutes away from a subway and a bus station. It’s also five minutes from Yeouido Park, a public green space with trails and picturesque ponds. Moreover, discounts of about 5% are available to those booking week-long stays.

As for amenities, there’s unlimited Wi-Fi, offered at no extra cost to renters. The kitchen and washing machine are other offerings that make your short stay here more exciting.

Stayed at this property?
Yeondeungpogu, Seoul, South Korea
6.17 km (3.9 mi) from Namdaemun Market
119 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i stayed for 2 months and it was comfortable as having my own place for 2 months
nice cozy studio apartment with all the necessary supplies
the room was clean and spacious for two of us although the air conditioner was a bit old
i loved the minimalistic approach with the room decoration everything had a purpose it felt
place was large and cozy with absolutely everything that you would ever need to live comfortably
the place was clean and homely
bina's place is clean and spacious
the studio is very clean and spacious
the entire place was spotlessly clean
the apartment was so clean and we had everything that we needed
she was very quick with her responses and was very helpful
the host bina was wonderful and accommodating
she is really nice host and helped me with everything
bina is a very nice host with lots of hospitality and care for her guests
great place and fantastic host
location is good very near to subway station
location is fantastic too
the location is also perfect
close to yeouido park which is nice
it is definitely a convenient location
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10. Tiny condo unit with a kitchenette (from USD 39)

Create new experiences in Seoul while residing in this small condo. It’s in a calm residential area and close to a subway station. You can access the well-stocked kitchenette to rustle up tasty light meals and snacks. A refrigerator is available for your drinks and highly perishable food.

Put the free Wi-Fi to good use and upload your vacation pictures on your favorite social media platforms. That aside, guests also benefit from self-check-in. A three-night minimum stay is possible, but you can extend your holiday to seven days and enjoy a 15% discount.

Stayed at this property?
Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea
4.49 km (2.8 mi) from Namdaemun Market
122 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
(the free wifi egg was also very useful)
great place to stay in they have washing machine awesome body wash/shower gel/ tasty coffe
a nice room to stay in for a few nights
very clean and nice apartment
a clean and simple place for two
clean small cozy and simple
the room is very clean and perfect for quarantine
it was roomy and very clean
they were really great hosts
the host was so thoughtful and even provided us a map of the neighbourhood
the host and his house worth highly recommend
the owner is very friendly and easy to communicate with
also the host kindly provided some help with my problem with the trip
the neighborhood is cool to walk around very convenient stores around too
cosy studio in a fantastic location
great stay at an amazing location
a really great location and space at a great price
the place was in a wonderful little neighborhood and close to the subway
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A world-class city in South Korea

Whether looking for adventure on the buzzing streets or a quiet retreat in a private accommodation facility, Seoul got you covered. So, choose any of the above short-term rentals for a brief yet comfy holiday.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.


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