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Air Hostel provides cosy rooms in downtown Seoul, a 10-minute walk from Changdeokgung Palace, Gyeongbokgung Palace and shopping at Dongdaemun. It features a rooftop terrace and free Wi-Fi access. The hostel is a 3-minute walk from Jongno5ga Station (Line 1) and the Airport Bus Stop (Bus 6002). It is a 5-minute walk from Cheonggyecheon Stream, Jongmyo Royal Shrine and KwangJang Market. Simply furnished, all rooms are fitted with air conditioning. Bathrooms are either private or shared, and come with 24-hour hot-water showers. Personal lockers and ironing facilities are also available. Guests can watch TV and movies in the common living room, arrange day trips at the tour desk, or check e-mails at the computer corner. There is no curfew at this hostel. Korean and international restaurants, as well as pubs and karaoke clubs, are within a 10-minute walk from the hostel.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

OYO Hostel Dongdaemun1 has been welcoming guests since 20 Mar 2012.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Breakfast info



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Room type
1 large double bed
5 bunk beds
2 bunk beds
2 bunk beds
2 single beds
1 single bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Seoul
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Eun
    Staff - especially Cook Park was exceptionally great.
  • Dessislava
    Location and the rooftop terrace for breakfast and chilling
  • G
    United StatesUnited States
    The overall location wasn't too far from the tourist activates which was great. Loved getting my own room and bathroom and paying only 50 dollars total. Its really nice there for what your paying for. They right hand written notes for your and...
  • Adrien
    Very good geographical location, comfortable room with air conditioning, breakfast, television, welcome gift, pleasant staff, ...
  • Justyna
    Everyone was very nice and they helped us even with our heavy luggage.
  • Tamás
    Really helpful and polite staff, great location, well working air conditioner, overall good experience with a best in class value for money approach.
  • Lea
    An all over pleasant stay! The staff were extremely accommodating! I booked two separate stays right after each other and the staff helped me store my bags and label them. The room was great for the price and felt clean. The aircon felt great...
  • Léa
    The personnel was very helpful and friendly and helped us for every request we had. The installations were very convenient and the environnement not too noisy. The room was very comfortable and the bathroom very clean. We really felt at home...
  • 濱田
    It was clean and comfortable. And the hospitality of the employees was very high and it was very comfortable.
  • Samantha
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Very friendly staff, good roof terrace and breakfast with fresh coffee each morning. Provided umbrellas for the rain which was a nice touch.

Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, when is the latest chekin? we arrive to Seoul around 22.30, it will be no problem to chekin on 22-23?

    Hi! Yes, there'll be no problem. We let the guests know how to self-check-in if they come later than 10 pm which is our office closing time. Thank you! :)
    Answered on 16 November 2022
  • Hi, what bus from airport that we will ride going to this place?

    you can take the bus or subway! if you want to take a bus, there is a 6002 bus from Incheon Airport to jongro-5ga station. You will need to get off a..
    Answered on 23 February 2023
  • hello. can the twin room fit 3 people?

    No. You will need to book a quadruple room.
    Answered on 14 April 2022
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Answered on 27 October 2019
  • Does the basic twin room have a private bathroom?

    Yes, it does :)
    Answered on 27 October 2019
  • How much is the shuttle service from the airport and how do you get it set-up?

    Hi, We can help you book a taxi, which is 75,000krw.
    Answered on 17 June 2022
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Property surroundings *

Facilities of OYO Hostel Dongdaemun1
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Laundry
  • Terrace
  • Heating
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Air conditioning
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Extra long beds (> 2 metres)
  • Terrace
  • Cleaning products
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Chinese

House rules

OYO Hostel Dongdaemun1 takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 to 22:00


Until 11:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 6 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa JCB Cash OYO Hostel Dongdaemun1 accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Upon booking, guests will receive a separate confirmation email from the property with check-in instructions and policy details. Guests are strongly advised to check the property’s confirmation email before check-in.

FAQs about OYO Hostel Dongdaemun1

  • OYO Hostel Dongdaemun1 is 1.4 miles from the centre of Seoul. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at OYO Hostel Dongdaemun1 may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Guests staying at OYO Hostel Dongdaemun1 can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Check-in at OYO Hostel Dongdaemun1 is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • OYO Hostel Dongdaemun1 offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):