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11 Coolest Airbnbs in Seoul, South Korea

When it comes to accommodations in Seoul, South Korea, an Airbnb rental is a great option for travelers since these homes typically come well-furnished and full of great amenities. These Airbnb rentals make for the perfect home base after indulging in Seoul’s top attractions, excellent shopping, food, history, and nightlife. From traditional hanoks to luxury penthouses, these accommodations are truly the best Airbnbs in Seoul, South Korea.

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Traditional Korean House With Modern Interior

If you’re looking for a place to stay near Gyeongbok Palace, then this traditional Korean house is the perfect fit for you. From the outside, you’ll be amazed by the incredible Korean architecture, while the inside offers modern and refreshing decor. Close to a number of great tourist attractions and a metro station, Sajikru Guesthouse Airbnb is the perfect home base for Seoul travelers who don’t mind spending a bit more on a topnotch accommodation.

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A Private Hanok in Seoul

Overlooking a view of Bukchon, this private hanok offers space for up to four people. In the yard, there is an outdoor Jacuzzi that’s open seasonally. Built in 1923, this unique Airbnb is a perfect blend of old and new, where you can enjoy a tranquil atmosphere away from the hustle and bustle of the city. It also includes perks like cooking tools, air conditioning, hand-drip coffee, outdoor slippers, and an automatic door lock.

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Spacious House Near Hongdae

Up to four guests can stay in this chic Airbnb near Hongdae. This two-bedroom house is adorned with neutral tones, giving it a clean and modern look. The feminine touches found in the Lotus room, such as the light pink bedding and lace curtains, give off a homey vibe. Aside from the decor, this house comes with amenities too like free Wi-Fi, two bicycles, a washing machine, and even a guidebook in various languages.

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Just 1 Minute Walk to Hongik University Station

Stay at this two-bedroom Airbnb in the heart of Yeongnam East, a hotspot in Hongdae. It has a charming interior with queen-size beds, an air conditioner, and a washing machine, while its prime location is a huge highlight. You’re just a 1 minute walk to Hongik University Subway Station Exit 3, close to Yeontral Park, Sinchon, and Ewha Womans University, and there’s even a convenience store near the house.

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Well Located, Spacious Cozy Home

This Airbnb has a prime location in Itaewon-dong, near cafes, restaurants, convenience stores, and marts (within a 1-5 minute walk around the house). Noksapyeong Station is a 6-minute walk away, and the bus stop is a 1-minute walk away. While it’s set in the heart of Seoul, it also offers a spacious and pleasant living environment with windows on both sides, so it’s well-ventilated and includes all the daily necessities you’ll need for a Seoul getaway.

Great Location Loft Close To Seoul Station Colorful bedroom with striped furniture
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Great Location Loft Close To Seoul Station

This vibrant loft makes good use of color, bringing to life a smaller space and cramming a lot in for a seriously enjoyable stay in the capital city. While it’s not the largest space, it makes great use of the floor space available, with room for up to five guests in total in its one bedroom. A more than a suitable spot for families or a group of friends looking to explore the city on a smaller budget, this colorful Airbnb is well equipped for relaxing and cooking during your stay. And, only a three min walk from Seoul station, you’re never too far from the action when you’ve checked in here. There’s also a supermarket just across the road, so you’ll always be able to stock up on essentials if you don’t fancy cooking one night while you’re here.

Revplace Private Place Airbnb with Camping & BBQ Airy living room with pretty features
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Revplace Private Place Airbnb with Camping & BBQ

This beautiful two-bedroom spot is the perfect location for bridal showers, birthday celebrations, or other special occasions. Filled to the brim with flowers and greenery, it’s charming and tranquil, decorated with traditional South Korean elements and a pastel-hued design. It’s got space for up to four guests in total but there’s a lot more room for daytime activities, with a large dining room and matching table, as well as an outdoor tent-style section with more chairs. White, spacious, and airy, you’ll never feel cramped while you’re staying at this Seoul Airbnb. Its owners are also pretty happy to help you arrange additional services during your stay, with a BBQ that can be fired up for delicious group dinners and private use of the yard if you’re looking to take your activities outside.

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Best Kept Secret Loft In Seoul

Known as the “Best Kept Secret Loft”, it’s easy to see why so many travelers love this Seoul-based spot and keep on returning to it. A spacious loft property set in a brilliant location, it comes with high ceilings, green plants, and airy decor. With space for four guests and one-bedroom, it’s a wonderful place for families looking to explore the city together. It’s also super easy to access some of the best parts of the city here thanks to this Airbnb’s prime location: nested in Seochon, a neighborhood rich with art history. Bringing together the best of the best, you’ll spot city views from one side and mountain views from the other. As well as the usual amenities like a kitchen, bathroom, and free WI-FI, there’s also a private hot tub, a washing machine, and a fancy coffee maker.

7,000 Square Feet Duplex Penthouse In Gangnam - Amazing River Views Stylish dining room from the penthouse at night time
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7,000 Square Feet Duplex Penthouse In Gangnam - Amazing River Views

This duplex penthouse is located right in front of the Han Riverbank, so you’ll wake up to river views every morning here. Set on the top floor, it offers a brilliant bird’s eye view over the city from a quiet setting. Everything about this Seoul Airbnb screams luxury living, from the Tempur-motion bed and a 120-inch TV in the bedrooms to the underfloor air conditioning system and individual heating systems in each room. A place designed with comfort in mind, it’s filled with premium furnishings and has its own balcony. There’s even a fantastic private gym in this building that overlooks those river views once again. And, when you’re ready to wander out for the day, you’re only a few minutes away from the nearest station with a large number of shops, restaurants, and other popular spots nearby.

Ja-un-dang Zaun Province Rental Wooden paneled interiors throughout the house
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Ja-un-dang Zaun Province Rental

This residential rental is one of the most popular in the area, with more than 100 positive reviews and plenty to shout about. A spacious property, it has room for up to six guests throughout three bedrooms, with traditional wooden elements in every room. The very definition of cozy, you’ll feel right at home as soon as you’ve checked into this spot. Built back in 1930 and renovated in 2011, this South Korean Airbnb makes good use of authentic architecture and design, with smooth, neutral features from top to bottom and a general air of tranquility. It’s also set in a beautiful location: located in the heart of Bukchon Hanok Village and surrounded by Gyeongbok Palace, Changdeok Palace and Jongmyo Shrine. All around, you’ll spot hundreds of traditional houses that date back to the Joseon Dynasty period. History buffs: you’ll adore this place.

MeMeMi Penthouse Trendy green bedroom with spacious double bed and airy lighting
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MeMeMi Penthouse

MeMeMi Penthouse is actually a boutique hotel rather than a standalone rental property, which means all of the perks of a hotel lifestyle with the comforts and amenities of a typical Airbnb. Making good use of color blocking, this stylish apartment’s most impressive feature is probably its lime green bedroom. Vibrant walls, oversized curtains, and cityscape views ensure you’ll love waking up in this Airbnb. With a total floor area of 121 square meters as well as two bedrooms, with space for up to four guests, two bathrooms, a classically modern Italian-style living, and a dining room, it’s fair to say there’s a lot of space here. Head upstairs to the rooftop garden or take a dip in the swimming pool for the perfect downtown retreat. When you get hungry, you can make enjoy the hotel’s room service or head outside to the nearby restaurants to grab a bite to eat.

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