Naru Hostel

242-45 Gongdeok-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
+82 2716 4100

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based on 56 reviews
Naru Hostel - Seoul, South Korea
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Provider Nightly total $35
Priceline $45

Good to know

Value for money 7.5
Distance to city center 1.9 mi
Location rating 8.1
Nearest Airport Seoul All airports
Distance to airport 1.8 mi



Double Rooms


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$45 per night


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  • Good
    Jan 2020

    I like the location of this hostel. It's very near the place that I go to participate in my TOEFL ibt exam. It located in the center of Seoul so you can easily get the subway and go anywhere.

    I do not like the smell in the room. It's not quite comfortable for me. I think the hostel should deodorize the room before the guest check-in.

  • Good
    Nov 2019

    Perfect place and price for such quality of hot water in the shower and only toast with jam and cofee as a breakfast.

    Breakfast and water temperature. I was realy waiting more than 10 min, but it was still cold.

  • Good
    Nov 2019

    Location was good and staff were friendly. The room was nice and warm for winter. Not the cleanest or most comfortable but for one night it was fine.

  • Poor
    Nov 2019

    I have spent one night and it was early november. The room was sufficiently warm. That's the only thing I liked.

    #1 The toilet was poorly equipped. The hot water shower wasn’t working well. #2 The breakfast was literally poorest I have ever seen. The dining space was too narrow and no more than 4 people can sit there. Even l, the table was dirty. Can You believe to see a used shaving razor on your dining table? #3 There was no staff on the desk. Even at morning 9am. So I cant ask anything I want during my stay. #4 Now, their position. This hostel is at very bad position where the online taxi service can't get into. #5 Though it costs around 30 USD, I have found other places in korea offering better service than this hotel with less amount than this.

  • Good
    Nov 2019

    The location is near to the Gongdeok Station which has many interchange lines, easy to go to ICN airport, no need to change the line. Naru house is near the convenience store (eg: GS25, CU) and there is supermarket not far from the guesthouse (note: just walk and explore the area). Theres an Octopus Restaurant near the guesthouse which a Muslim like me can try. Several coffeeshop across the road. Staff is so good, helping me to find my lost purse during my stay, and luckily I found it. Staff also willing to help us to order delivery food, so nice and kind. I stay 1 week on early spring (April 2019) and late autumn (Oct 2019) which was a bit chilly at night, and the heater (room heater and hot shower) working nicely and Im satisfied. The breakfast is okay, they provide cereals, 우유, 빵, yogurts which you can always eat them as many as you want.

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With a stay at Naru Hostel in Seoul (Mapo), you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Seoul City Hall and Sungnyemun Gate. Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.



Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

7.1 Good

based on 56 reviews








Value for money

Check in

3:00 PM

Check out

11:00 AM


Policies vary by room type and provider.


Complimentary breakfast
Free Wi-Fi
Business center
No smoking
24hr front desk
Free parking
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Concierge service
Laundry facilities
Laundry service
Pets not allowed

FAQs when booking at Naru Hostel

Where is Naru Hostel located?

Naru Hostel is located at 242-45 Gongdeok-dong, Mapo-gu in Gongdeok-dong, 1.9 miles from the center of Seoul. War Memorial of Korea is the closest landmark to Naru Hostel.

When is check-in time and check-out time at Naru Hostel?

Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Naru Hostel.

Does Naru Hostel offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, Naru Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

Does Naru Hostel offer free parking?

Yes, Naru Hostel offers free parking.

Does Naru Hostel offer free airport shuttle service?

No, Naru Hostel does not offer free airport shuttle service.

How far is Naru Hostel from the airport?

Naru Hostel is 8.5 miles from Seoul Gimpo Intl.

Can you bring pets to Naru Hostel?

No, pets are not allowed at Naru Hostel.

Does Naru Hostel have a pool?

No, Naru Hostel does not have a pool onsite.


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Most Popular Landmarks

  • War Memorial of Korea 1.4 mi
  • Namdaemun Market 1.5 mi
  • N Seoul Tower 1.8 mi
  • Namsan Park 1.9 mi
  • National Museum of Korea 2.1 mi
  • Noryangjin Fish Market 2.3 mi

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Seoul Gimpo Intl 8.5 mi
Seoul Incheon Intl 28.4 mi
Daejeon 88 mi

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