Spice up your vacation—or staycation—and your Instagram feed with these Seoul City accommodations, that range from historical and traditional, to fun and quirky!
Gone are the days when backpackers had to stay in dingy, questionable hostel rooms! Banana Backpackers gives you the best of both privacy and social interaction.
Location: Yongsan-gu, Seoul City
Come take a rest in this quiet and cozy traditional hanok. This particular cottage is is steeped in history, dating back to 1912 in one of the oldest districts of Seoul.
Location: Jongnogu, Seoul City
Unleash your imagination when you stay at Urban Art Guest House, a backpacker-style hostel smack in the heart of Mullae Art Village. The neighborhood is known to be a popular hub for the indie artists of Seoul.
Location: Mullae Art Village, Yeaongdeungpo-gu, Seoul City
You and your friends can staycation in style with this posh 4-person bedroom with an incredible view of the Seoul Skyline.
Location: Seoul City
Experience a different side to Seoul when you stay in Itaewon’s Heaven, a vintage-decorated home with all sorts of memorabilia from the decades. The neighborhood is just as colourful, as Itaewon is a known to have a quite international population which makes it a great place to go food-tripping and shopping.
Location: Itaewon, Seoul
This is a great place for kids—or anyone who’s looking for a fun and wacky bedroom! Each room has a different theme, all managing to stay both wild, but relaxing and comfortable.
Location: Gapyeong, Seoul City
Get a glimpse of traditional Korean lifestyle, with a pair of friendly hosts who will be more than happy to teach you about Korean values and culture. This modern hanok, which has been preserved since the Japanese colonial period, is also conveniently located near Korea’s palaces.
Location: Bukchon Hanok Village, Seoul
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