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1 room, 2 adults

Hostel Vanilla 1 Dongdaemun

2-starFor the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.
28-7, Changsin-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Seoul, 110-540, South Korea

Walking distance from Heunginjimun
  • Free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
  • Great location, great hospitality & superb service. Feel like our own home there.Sep 20, 2019
  • We get around easily being located near subway and shopping area too. The manager in…Sep 18, 2019

Hostel Vanilla 1 Dongdaemun

from £39
  • Single Room
  • Double Room
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Twin Room

What’s around Hostel Vanilla 1 Dongdaemun


  • In Jongno
  • Dongdaemun History and Culture Park (15-minute walk)
  • Seoul City Hall (42-minute walk)
  • Heunginjimun (5-minute walk)
  • Cheonggyecheon (8-minute walk)
  • Dongdaemun History & Culture Park (11-minute walk)
  • Dongdaemun Design Plaza (12-minute walk)
  • Korea University (28-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Seoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.) 58-min drive
  • Seoul (GMP-Gimpo Intl.) 22-min drive
  • Haengsin Station 18-min drive
  • Anyang Station 25-min drive
  • Dongdaemun Station 5-min walk
  • Dongmyo Station 7-min walk
  • Changsin Station 13-min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 9 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
If you are planning to arrive after midnight, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (17 years old and younger) are not allowed

  • No cots (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Korean

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Slippers
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Hostel Vanilla 1 Dongdaemun’s small print

Also known as

  • Hostel Vanilla 1 Dongdaemun Seoul
  • Hostel Vanilla 1 Dongdaemun Guesthouse Seoul
  • Hostel Vanilla 1 Dongdaemun
  • Vanilla 1 Dongdaemun Seoul
  • Hostel Vanilla 1 Dongdaemun Seoul
  • Hostel Vanilla 1 Dongdaemun Guesthouse
  • Hostel Vanilla 1 Dongdaemun Guesthouse Seoul
  • Hostel Vanilla 1 Dongdaemun Seoul
  • Hostel Vanilla 1 Dongdaemun Guesthouse


This property only accepts credit cards and cash for all on-site payments.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 108 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great value for the price.
A great value for the price. If you're a single traveler on a budget like I was, you can't go wrong with Hostel Vanilla. I was especially happy for the laundry service and extra soap bars. The surrounding neighborhood (Dongdaemun station) doesn't have much for tourists in my opinion, but with Seoul's excellent public transportation it's not a big deal. It's also very close to Cheonggyecheon, which was great for running early in the morning.
Jeffrey, us7 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great place to stay!
Vanilla was a great place in a great location. It was very clean and had good items fro breakfast. The staff was SUPER helpful. They would go out of their way to research information for you. Laundry service was terrific too.
us5 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Home sweet home
Perfect, good location, clean room, friendly reception.
as3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
A very friendly and comfortable place to stay
This place is wonderful. The owners are so kind and willing to help us. We were so happy when we stayed there. I definitely will recommend this hostel to my friends.
Gwo-Jong, as2 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Excellent stay
Amazed by the excellent service
sg4 night trip with friends

Hostel Vanilla 1 Dongdaemun

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