Best Cheap Hostels In Seoul For Budget Female Solo Travellers!
In this article we will share to you a little information about best cheap hostels in seoul for budget solo travelers. If you are a female and plan to have a solo travel in Seoul, South Korea, then make sure you read this article until the end to get the most information out of this and decide which hostels you want to stay during your solo travel.
As more and more people start recognize and fall in love with seoul, these days many female solo travel comes in and need informations of whether it’s safe for female to travel alone and where should they stay during their travel, especially for those who have a tight budget, as it might be challenging to find a good place to stay in Seoul with low price.
So here we share some of those cheap hostels you can considered as your home during your travel to Seoul. Let’s dive right into it.
Seoul Cube Itaewon - Hostels with Hype Neigborhood
Seoul cube is located in Itaewon areas, really near to Itaewon station which makes it really convenient for traveler to travel around. Itaewon is famous for hype and vibrant areas filled with many trendy cafes, nightlife and also foreigner friendly neighborhood as most of people here are able to speak in english and you will see many foreigners around this area.
On the ground level floor, you can see the little cozy coffee shop with Arabica scents filled the room. It makes it easy for you when you felt tired and just want to chill while still enjoying a good coffee, all you need to do is just to step out of the room and go to the ground floor with your laptop or ipad.
THis is good for female travelers as this hostels dormitories are separated by gender difference. Both male and female don’t share the same rooms.
Each capsule inside the dormitory provide you with a medium size face mirror, power plug for your gadget and three hanging knobs. Some capsule got a little window to help you brighten your little space.
The shared bathroom for women has a shower cubicle with two toilets and two sinks. The shared bathroom is more like a make up room with a bright light in front of the mirror to help ladies put their make up.
Address: 8, Usadan-ro 14-gil, Yongsan-gu,, Yongsan-Gu, 04405 Seoul, South Korea.
Upflo Boutique Hostel with Hotel service
Upflo Hostels is much more like hotel room as you will not be inside a dormitory with each capsule separated one another. Other than that, you will get a spacious private rooms and bathroom with it’s facility instead of a bunk bed.
As you see each single rooms will provide you with a single bed, private shower, two desks, hanging rack and free space for you to put your luggage and belongings.
The room also includes a mini fridge and coffee maker for you to make your own little breakfast and coffee anytime you need.
For you who prefer a larger room, or if you plan to go with your loved ones, then you can just get a standard double room in this hotel. Other than getting a large double bed for you and loved ones to enjoy, you will also be provided with a 42 inch flat screen television and vanity areas with top of it is that you can get your room clean every single morning, which is actually a hotel service, not hostels.
Just like many other great hostels that provided you with dining areas, Upflo hostel provided you with a common area that they called UP SQUARE for travelers who wants to just hang out and talk with one another.
Upflo also often held a free movie screenings every week in the lounge areas, which is a great opportunity to create a tight bonds with other fellow traveler and chill out together.
Address: 18, Seocho-daero 56-gil, Seocho-Gu, 06633 Seoul, South Korea
Check on their website here
Philstay Myeongdong Boutique Female
Don’t be fooled by its humble exterior, for Philstay Myeongdong Boutique boasts a modern and chic interior. On top of that, it’s located in Myeongdong, a must-visit area if you’re into Korean beauty and fashion. According to people who have stayed at this female-only hostel, it’s only a 2-minute walk from Myeongdong Station exit 4.
The hostel has 2-bed, 4-bed, 6-bed and 8-bed dormitories. A single bed in an 8-bed female dormitory starts from USD17/night. Each sleeping pod has a pull-down blind, 4 power sockets, and even a small fold out table. There’s also a well-stocked pantry, clean showers, and other basic amenities we’ve come to expect from a good hostel.
Address: 11, Toegye-ro 16-gil, Jung-gu, Jung-Gu, 04631 Seoul, South Korea
Bunk Guesthouse Hostel
Bunk Guesthouse Hostel is named not because it’s like a bunker, but because it is run by an easy going owner with nickname Bunk. What’s good about this place is that this guesthouse hostel located close to Hongik University Station.
Other than that, the owner often spend time to know the visitors, talk with them and even show them the surrounding areas in Seoul. This rooftop areas is mostly use to hold a BBQ events.
He also regularly hold events like Seoul tours and BBQ parties at hostel rooftop. It’s a good and fun way for female solo travelers to make new friends and asking about the destinations they want to go.
You can choose either you want to have a female or mixed dormitory with both 4 bed or 6 bed inside the room.
Address: 9-1, Wausan-ro 29ra-gil, Mapo-gu, Mapo-Gu, 04053 Seoul, South Korea
Dongdaemun Egghouse is really match up to it’s name, it’s really design with lots of egg elements and also egg size. This egghouse is located so close to Dongdaemun station, only about 100m. The path surround this area is quiet bright and makes traveler feel at ease even they travel alone, as they don’t need to go through the dark path when they get home at night.
As you see, you will get a single egg bed room with a private bathroom so you don’t need to wait when you need to do your urgent stuff inside the bathroom. Eventhough it’s small, yet it is private and a total plus for those who love privacy and comfort.
Other than that, you can easily go to the famous attractions in Seoul like DDP, Dongdaemun gate, Dongdaemun market and Gwangjang market nearby.
Address: 305-3, Jong-ro, Jongno-gu, Jongno-Gu, 03106 Seoul, South Korea
Hostel HARU is modern minimalist design hostel that are really good choice for those who love a simple bright accomodation.
As you see, most of the design here is really simple and clean with their own attractive point. I just love this small yet clean and cozy design, felt like japanese but modern style. Each rooms have the essentials we need such as power plug, reading lamps, with a small night light all along the walkway to help us navigate our way through the night.
As you can see, this small little simple clean and cozy bunk comes with a small teelevision inside it. It is really awesome and love the way they’re focus on functionality and essentials.
Other than that, you will got an access to your own locker with a quiet big size to store your stuff inside it, including your shoes.
Just as we can expected, this hostels bathroom is just looks like the other part of this hostel, clean, minimalist and so tidy, i really love this place as it;s only having quiet enough place for you to get your make up on with their round mirror and clear back light.
This is one great point of Hostel Haru, you can get a free breakfast in the lounge areas while overlooking Seoul city, and especially at night, it’s getting more beautiful as the neon light start lit up the city and cheonggyecheon stream areas.
Address: 10F-12F, 61, Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jongno-go, Seoul
Check on their website here.
Have you ever stayed in one of these hostels in seoul before? Which one you like the most? Let us know in the comments section below!