82-7 World Cup buk-ro 6-gil, Mapo-guSeoul121-898South Korea
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About Seoulwise

Seoulwise is an owner-run, budget hostel in the Hongdae region of Seoul. This part of the city is frequented by students from Hongik University and offers clubs and a vibrant indie-music scene.

Private rooms with en-suite facilities and multi-bunk dormitories with a shared bathroom are available. Air conditioning is standard and personal lockers provide handy storage space.

The English-speaking staff at Seoulwise are keen to offer tourist information and Wi-Fi is free throughout. There’s also a common area with a television and a daily housekeeping service is provided.

The neighbourhood offers a variety of eateries and American fast food restaurants within half a mile. Popular options include Salad Brothers for healthy fare and L'impasse81, a lovely bistro serving French dishes.

An 11-minute walk, Hongik University Street is the place to head in the evening for nightclubs, bars and street performers. In the same area, Hongik University Station provides metro services to other parts of Seoul.


82-7 World Cup buk-ro 6-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, 121-898, South Korea
Telephone: +82(2)3356550 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • Wellness center / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Room safe
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Hostel ideally located

Guests are very happy to be staying in the Hongdae region of Seoul. It’s a part of the city that is youthful and vibrant thanks to the close proximity of Hongik University and has a rich nightlife centred on the indie music scene. There are also numerous cafés, fast food eateries and restaurants in the area, so there’s never any problem finding tasty food to enjoy. Guests add that there are good transport links nearby provided by two metro stations and bus services.

Good accommodation

It’s hard to fault the accommodation offered by this hostel. Guests mention that the private rooms and dorms are well-maintained and kept very clean by the housekeeping team who inspect the rooms on a daily basis. The beds are also really comfortable and guests find it easy getting a peaceful night’s sleep. Clean towels are also provided every day, which guests appreciate.

Outstanding service

Reviews suggest the main highlight of a stay here may be the superb hospitality provided by the owner and staff members. Their knowledge of Seoul and its attractions is excellent and they are more than happy to share this information when called upon. They reportedly go above and beyond to make guests feel at home, resulting in guests choosing to stay here on more than one occasion.

Negative Reviews

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 615 reviews across the web
9.2 /10
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    9.3 /10
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    9.0 /10
9.2 out of 10 based on 615 reviews