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Ideally located in the Jung-gu district of Seoul, Yakorea Hostel Dongdaemun is located a 11-minute walk from The Shilla Duty Free Shop Main Store, 1.1 miles from Dongdaemun Market and 1.2 miles from Bangsan Market. Among the facilities at this property are a shared kitchen and a shared lounge, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The guesthouse has family rooms.

All rooms at the guesthouse feature air conditioning and a desk.

A buffet, continental or American breakfast is available every morning at the property.

Yakorea Hostel Dongdaemun provides an ironing service, as well as business facilities like fax and photocopying.

Gwangjang Market is 1.4 miles from the accommodation, while Myeongdong Station is 1.8 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Gimpo International Airport, 14 miles from Yakorea Hostel Dongdaemun.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

Yakorea Hostel Dongdaemun has been welcoming guests since Nov 20, 2018

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Breakfast Info

Continental, American, Buffet

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 full bed
1 bunk bed
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Are the rooms available for self-quarantine? Thank you
    Sorry Our Guesthouse are NOT available for quarantine. Thank you
    Answered on 15 January 2021
  • hello, I'd like to know if late check-in is available? My plane lands in Incheon at 11 PM so I will be getting there after midnight. Thanks
    For late check in, we prepare a late check in board with your name on it. You can follow the instruction of the policy! If you have any problems, the..
    Answered on 2 March 2020
  • Hello, I'm interested to stay at your hostel for my trip to Seoul. But I have a few questions: 1. May I know will you provide Iron for your guest? Or ..
    1.There's an iron that you can borrow. 2. Check in time is 3pm. but you can leave your luggage before check in!
    Answered on 30 October 2019
  • Hi, may I know what’s the easiest way to get to Yakorea Hostel from Incheon airport? Thank you!
    It's better to take a subway
    Answered on 22 November 2022
  • hi! Is there any possibility to check in earlier? I will arrive around 11am.
    It depends how many rooms to clean at that day.
    Answered on 25 June 2022
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Hosted by JUNHEE(준희)

Host Review Score

Key Points Fully Equipped Kitchen Spacious Common Area Private Bathroom in Private Rooms En-suite Dormitory Available English/Korean/Chinese Speaking Staff
YaKorea Hostel Dongdaemun is located in the bustling shopping district of Dongdaemun. It is surrounded by all the shops you could ever need, and with all of the amazing delicacies of Seoul. Rooms range from dormitories to private rooms.
Hot Spots Nearby Dongdaemun Shopping Malls Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) Historic Attractions in Downtown Seoul Sindang-dong Tteokbokki Town Itaewon Area
Languages spoken: English,Japanese,Korean,Chinese
Area info *
Amenities of Yakorea Hostel Dongdaemun
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Shared kitchen
  • Washing machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Chinese

House rules

Yakorea Hostel Dongdaemun takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM


Until 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Payments by takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 11:00 PM and 10:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Yakorea Hostel Dongdaemun

  • Yakorea Hostel Dongdaemun is 1.8 miles from the center of Seoul.

  • Check-in at Yakorea Hostel Dongdaemun is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at Yakorea Hostel Dongdaemun may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Yakorea Hostel Dongdaemun include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Twin
    • Bed in Dorm

  • Guests staying at Yakorea Hostel Dongdaemun can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 5.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • American
    • Buffet

  • Yakorea Hostel Dongdaemun offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):