Looking for a one-of-a-kind adventure in Asia? Why not explore Seoul, Korea? It’s a culturally diverse city teeming with iconic attractions. From its colorful food culture, amazing shopping hubs, royal palaces, and romantic parks, Seoul offers unique experiences on every corner!
If you want to live out your ultimate K-drama dreams or simply planning a romantic getaway with oppa in Seoul, I highly suggest booking an Airbnb rental as opposed to staying in a sterile hotel room. Choosing an Airbnb rental is not just affordable, it’s the best way to experience Seoul like a local. Here are some of the most stylish yet affordable Airbnb rentals in Seoul:
Gangnam Deluxe Studio
Gangnam, best known for being featured in a catchy song, is one of the most affluent districts in Seoul. This is the perfect place to stay if you like the nightlife or going on a shopping spree! And what better way to discover what Gangnam has to offer than staying in this fabulous crib!
This studio rental is situated in a friendly and serene neighborhood. It’s centrally located so you’re just minutes away from the hottest bars, restos, and shopping hubs. And get this, you get treated to a breathtaking view of the Seoul skyline night after night! Book this gorgeous Gangnam studio for only $52 a night here!
Gangnam Premium Rental
If you’re looking for a larger Airbnb small apartment, this contemporary crib is your best bet. Centrally located in trendy Gangnam, this premium rental is just minutes away from local restos, bars, and cafes. It’s also situated near the train station.
The rental could accommodate up to 5 guests. It comes with two sizable beds, a cozy seating area, a modest dining room, bathroom and a kitchenette. The small apartment offers the best view of the cityscapes too! Interested? Check out the full listing here for more details.
Located in the heart of Seoul, this sleek small apartment is all about accessibility. Situated on the main street, the apartment is just minutes away from the train station. It’s a great place to crash if you’re searching for an apartment nearest to the airport.
Thanks to the location, it’s easy to move around the city and check out the local sights! This 1-bedroom apartment comes with two beds, a living room, a surprisingly sizable kitchen, and a bathroom. It can accommodate up to 4 guests! The best part? This apartment offers a stunning view of the city skyline! Book this small apartment for only 85 bucks a night here.
Myeongdong is Seoul’s central shopping district and if you’re planning to do lots of shopping, this crib should be right up your alley. Located in central Seoul, this quaint dwelling is just a few minutes away from Myeongdong’s shopping strip, Namsan Park, and Seoul Station. The apartment also comes with a cozy bedroom, a bathroom, a kitchenette, and an upper deck.
One of the home’s best features is the cool little garden that faces the outdoor terrace. Since the dwelling is situated in a quiet neighborhood, it’s the perfect spot for chill out days when you’re not doing trawling the beauty aisle. Reserve this stylish Airbnb rental for only 80 bucks. Check out the listing here.
If you’re looking for a chic private room with all the modern amenities seen on deluxe hotel rooms sans the eye-watering price, this listing is perfect for you! Located in the Songpa area, one of the most eco-friendly districts in Seoul, the Comestay apartment offers 5 well-appointed bedrooms that can be rented out individually.
The apartment comes with two shared bathrooms, a full kitchen, a sizable living room, and a rooftop garden. Each room can accommodate 2 guests. The room comes with a double bed, a modest study area, and a great view of the city. There is also a back balcony where you can wash and dry your clothes. Book a room for only 29 bucks a night here.
Muji-Style Luxury Apartment
Who doesn’t love the timelessness of Muji? If you dig the brand’s signature minimalist aesthetic then this 1-bedroom apartment is for you! Located in the Yongsan-gu area, this luxury apartment is decorated with simple yet chic furnishings. It’s all about crisp, clean lines and classic design in this gorgeous dwelling! It’s centrally located too!
Located in central Seoul, this luxury Airbnb rental is just minutes away from the train station and the airport. It’s also close to Seoul’s hottest shopping districts, particularly Myeong-dong and Gangnam! The apartment comes with a sizable bed, a seating area, a dining area, a bathroom, a large kitchen, and a gorgeous view of the city! Interested? Check out the full listing here.
Modern Duplex Studio
If you’re traveling with the family and is on the lookout for a great place to stay in central downtown Seoul, this modern duplex is your best bet! This well-appointed duplex could accommodate up to 4 guests. It’s located in a quiet neighborhood but close to local attractions.
The duplex comes with 2 beds, a double bed on the lower floor and two singles in the loft style bedroom. It has a kitchenette, a cozy seating area, and a bathroom! Book this stylish Airbnb rental for only 43 bucks a night here.
If you live for culture immersion because you didn’t sit through 54 episodes of Jewel in the Palace for nothing, a hanok is the only thing that will satisfy your refined taste. A hanok is a traditional Korean house built in the 14th century. Located in Seochon, this gorgeous hanok brings together a beautifully-designed living space and relaxing natural surroundings. Everything about the house is meant to give guests a look back into Seoul’s fascinating history!
The hanok is located in a quiet neighborhood surrounded by galleries, restaurants, bars, cafes, and boutique stores. This is a terrific place to stay if you love sightseeing! Inside the home is a massive living area that faces the garden. The hanok also comes with a sizable bedroom, a bathroom, and all amenities you can expect in a contemporary hotel room. Click here to check out the full listing.
Mapo Contemporary Flat
If you’d like to stay somewhere in the Mapo district, check out this centrally located flat. This one-bedroom studio is just a few minutes away from the subway and the airport. The bright, cheery dwelling features simple, Scandinavian-style furnishings so it’s the perfect place to crash if you love all things minimalist.
The chic Airbnb rental can accommodate up to 3 guests. It comes with a bedroom with 2 beds, a bathroom, a kitchen, a dining area, and a seating area with a nice view of the city! Book this fabulous flat for only $63 a night here.
Sinsa Dong Garosugil Studio
Here’s something for art-lovers! This lovely studio apartment is not only decorated with eye-catching artworks, it’s also located in what’s locally known as Sinsa Dong Garosugil, Seoul’s famed “art street.”
The apartment boasts a dramatic black and white color scheme punctuated by simple yet chic decors. It’s centrally located, you can reach some of Seoul’s most popular districts on foot. It is just five to ten minutes away from Itaewon, Gangnam and Apgujung. The dwelling can accommodate up to 3 guests. It has two beds, a bathroom, a kitchen, and a relaxing seating area with a view. To check out the full listing, click here.