OYO Hostel Dongdaemun 1

2.0 star property
Hostel with bar/lounge, near Dongdaemun History and Culture Park

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OYO Hostel Dongdaemun 1

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Property entrance
Down comforters, Select Comfort beds, desk, blackout drapes

Overview of OYO Hostel Dongdaemun 1

7.8 out of 10 Good
7.8/10 Good

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Airport transfer
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Laundry facilities
25-2, Daehak-ro 2-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Seoul, 03126
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Bar/lounge
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning
  • Computer station
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Room options

Basic Twin Room

  • 8.7 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Twin Bunk Bed

Deluxe Double Room

  • 10.5 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Deluxe Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds

  • 12.4 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

Single Room

  • 8 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bed

Economy Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

  • 6 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Twin Bunk Bed

Deluxe Quadruple Room

  • 14.3 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Twin Bunk Beds

Deluxe Studio Suite

  • 15 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Twin Bunk Beds

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Jongno-gu
  • Dongdaemun History and Culture Park - 13 min walk
  • Myeongdong Street - 24 min walk
  • Bukchon Hanok Village - 33 min walk
  • Gwanghwamun - 34 min walk
  • Korea University - 36 min walk
  • Namdaemun Market - 37 min walk
  • Gyeongbok Palace - 38 min walk
  • Dongdaemun Design Plaza - 2 min drive
  • Myeongdong Cathedral - 2 min drive
  • Lotte Department Store - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Gimpo Intl. Airport (GMP) - 21 min drive
  • Incheon Intl. Airport (ICN) - 67 min drive
  • Seoul Station - 13 min drive
  • Haengsin Station - 19 min drive
  • Anyang Station - 25 min drive
  • Jongno 5-ga Station - 4 min walk
  • Dongdaemun Station - 6 min walk
  • Euljiro 4-ga Station - 12 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • 우래옥 - 10 min walk
  • 부촌육회 - 5 min walk
  • 정돈 - 19 min walk
  • 팔선 - 2 min drive
  • 멘야산다이메 - 2 min drive

About this property

OYO Hostel Dongdaemun 1

At OYO Hostel Dongdaemun 1, you'll be just a 5-minute drive from Dongdaemun History and Culture Park and Myeongdong Street. Other features include a bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli, and a terrace. Public transportation is just a short walk: Jongno 5-ga Station is 4 minutes and Dongdaemun Station is 6 minutes.


Chinese (Mandarin), English, Japanese, Korean

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of CESCO (S. Korea)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 20 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time from 3 PM - 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • One child (5 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No onsite parking


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)

Working away

  • Computer station


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Reception hall

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Select Comfort mattress
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Heated floors

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Mini-fridge


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of KRW 75000 per vehicle (one way)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for KRW 20000 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of CESCO (S. Korea).


This property does not have elevators.
Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.
This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Dongdaemun Guesthouse
Guesthouse Dongdaemun
Kimchee Dongdaemun
Air Seoul
Kimchee Dongdaemun Guesthouse Hostel
Kimchee Dongdaemun Guesthouse Hostel Seoul
Kimchee Dongdaemun Guesthouse Seoul
Kimchee Guesthouse Dongdaemun
Air Hostel Dongdaemun Seoul
Air Dongdaemun Seoul
Air Dongdaemun
Air Hostel Dongdaemun
OYO Hostel Dongdaemun 1 Seoul
OYO Hostel Dongdaemun 1 Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
OYO Hostel Dongdaemun 1 Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Seoul

Frequently asked questions

Does OYO Hostel Dongdaemun 1 offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, OYO Hostel Dongdaemun 1 does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at OYO Hostel Dongdaemun 1?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at OYO Hostel Dongdaemun 1?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at OYO Hostel Dongdaemun 1?
Sorry, there's no onsite parking at OYO Hostel Dongdaemun 1.
Is airport shuttle service offered by OYO Hostel Dongdaemun 1?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is KRW 75000 per vehicle one way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at OYO Hostel Dongdaemun 1?
You can check in from 3 PM - 10 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
Is there an onsite casino at OYO Hostel Dongdaemun 1?
No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Seven Luck Casino Millennium Seoul Hilton Branch (4-min drive) is nearby.
What's the area around OYO Hostel Dongdaemun 1 like?
OYO Hostel Dongdaemun 1 is in Jongno-gu, a short 4-minute walk from Jongno 5-ga Station and 13 minutes' walk from Dongdaemun History and Culture Park.







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6/10 Good

Close to the train station No elevators
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6/10 Good

Near many markets
4-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

having a lovely stay here .
Stacy, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

RISA, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

熱水非常燙(太燙)冬天的話不用擔心 雖然是上下舖,但是睡得很好 唯一比較辛苦的是搬行李上下樓,但是staff非常親切友善,幫忙了我們。 另外,5樓的公共空間非常棒 比較可惜的是,居住的地方靠近紅燈區,晚上需要留意下,但是我們沒有遇到什麼危險,不需要太緊張。
YUYU, 4-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very Good

Haruka, 2-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very Good

MIWA, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

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8/10 Very Good

서울숙박 기준으로 착한가격이나 딱 잠만잘 수 있는 좁은공간 좁은 화장실의 아쉬움..옥상뷰는 좋았습니다.^^
Joohyun, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

저렴한 가격에 조식까지!! 정말 좋았습니다
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