HEY Backpackers

21 Yangwa-ro 16-gil (Seogyo-dong, 355-12), Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea, Distance from city centre: 5.3km
Great Value!

Rating: 76%from 3 reviews

  • 73%Atmosphere
  • 80%Staff
  • 66%Security
  • 66%Cleanliness
  • 100%Location
  • 80%Value for money
  • 66%Facilities
= !!! About 57%~36% Discount Now !!! =

HEY Backpackers consists of the two buildings(HEY1 and HEY2) located on both sides of the musick show 'Wedding' theatre, a big-windowed 'ALAND' building. It takes just 10 seconds(30m) between both sides of the building. You can visit both two building and use the facillities of both.

= We are the No.1 location in Seoul =
Located in the middle of the Hongdae area(Hongik Univ. Stn.) which is the most cost-effective way to get around Seoul, we are surrounded by the numerous cafes, clubs, bars, restaurants, boutiques and Art free marget Playground Park (90m), Tourist Information Center(110m) and extremely close to airport bus(60m) & subway St.(200m) and the musick show 'Wedding' theatre(just 1m).

= The Superior 5 Bed Family Room Ensuite, Superior 4 Bed Private Ensuite, Superior 3 Bed Private Ensuite have a Private Bathroom(Toilet+Shower Bath) / Private Kitchenette / TV & Computer =

HEY Backpackers is a place where guests can stay as home-stay and can have friendly service and enjoy the maximum comfort & Korean cultural experience at an incredibly low price.

We are situated in the middle of the best attractions, plays, musicals, dining, and nightlife that in the middle of Hongdae area has to offer. Relax and feel the youthful vitality in comfortable cafe/bar/club/playground with many new young friend around us. There is always a great range of food and drinks available at reasonable prices.

We offer guests a warm, friendly, clean, comfortable place and a safe & fun environment to stay and make it easy to meet other cool travelers, with spacious dorms, a selection of chill out areas, and a variety of group activities on offer at great prices for your trip to Seoul, in a very convenient location, where travellers feel at home.

The host is a mix of travelers and true Seoul-siders who know the best places to party, eat, travel, see and experience. With HEY Backpackers as your base you'll easily be able to see all what Seoul has to offer by day and soak up the nightlife, whatever your style.

- We have a clean fully equipped kitchen, a big living room with HD TV & computers, free Wi-Fi & internet access, free bed Linen, free Laundry facilities and security Lockers, automatic heating control system called Ondol and A/C. (And all the rooms have Air-conditioning and Ondol )

= Free of charge =

* Free high speed ;100 Mbps Wi-Fi & internet access and internet telephone for 24 hours
* Free laundry machine & washing soap & ironing
* Free bed Linen, warm blankets and towel
* Free Individual Lockers
* Free use of kitchen, kitchen utensils, seasoning, water purifier, refrigerator, toaster, microwave oven, electric kettle, etc
* Free hot shower, hair drier, hair styling iron, hair brush, soap, slippers, nail clippers, umbrella, adapter, etc

= No curfew & No lockouts & Check in & out for 24 hours =

The check in time is after 1 pm but If you arrive at the HEY Backpackers too early in the morning, can stay in the living room or keep your luggages in the living room first and then go back to check in later(after 1 pm). If your room is vacancy at that time, you can take your room early in the morning.

The room check out time is before pm12 but you can stay a little longer depending on the situation and after you leave your luggage in the storage space or living room, can stay in the living room and check out until evening (Free of charge).

= Rest place =

We have the 3rd terrace and a big living room with HD TV & computers that gives a place for the comfortable conversation with other travellers and the musick show 'Wedding' theatre is located in front of this, Art free market Playground Park located in just 40 second by walking from this.

= Tour Reservation service : We reserve tours of Korea's Demilitarized zone(DMZ), Panmunjeom(JSA), Daily City Tour & Cultural Tour, Ski Tour, 'Wedding' & 'NANTA' Performance(20% Discount), etc and offers free pick-up service for tour in front of this through the Host as well.

= Guide Meeting service : We provide program called guide meeting. You can have a chance to meet young, enthusiastic Korean guide who very like to meet foreigners and go travel together. All travel costs are share with guide like friend.

= Notice =
These rooms are at the different biger-building located in just 10 second(30m)
Superior 6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite
Superior 4 Bed Mixed Dorm
Standard Twin Private
Superior 3 Bed Private Ensuite
Superior 4 Bed Private Ensuite
Superior 5 Bed Family Room Ensuite
Once you make a booking, we will send you full details/website about different building & this by e-mail so you can directly go there or we can take you there from here. And you can visit both the building and use the facillities of both.

!!! You will meet all kinds of exciting friends at HEY Backpackers !!!

Hongdae(Hongik Univ.) Area, famous for its are program, is within an easy walking distance of Sinchon Yeonsei and Ewha Woman's Univ. area, extending the field of youthful energy. Small theaters and Clubs create an attractive underground culture. The art students bring ther work to the streets in an outdoor are festival. Impromptu street performances are also a common sight.

Clubs : Hongdae Area and its neighboring clubs are brothers and sisters. The clubs are the source of youth. At the last Friday of the month, Club Day attacts more patrons, since a 10,000~15,000won ticket allows you to get in hip-bop and independent music clubs.

Free Market and Music Performance at the playground park :

And Clubs are located in just 30~80 second & Playground Park 50 second by walking from HEY Backpackers.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport transfers
  • Cable TV
  • Card phones
  • Common Room
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Taxes included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels For Hire
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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We are favorably located in just about 40seconds(60m) of walking distance from the 'Seogyo-dong Wedding Hall Town(Seokyo Hotel)' airport bus Stn. and about 2minutes(200m) from Subway Line2-Hongik Univ. Stn.(Hongdae) Exit 9 and the musick show 'Wedding' theatre(just 1m)
You'll see too many young people on your way here and can find very easy.

By Airport Limousine Bus from Incheon International Airport
Take Airport Bus No 6002 at the Gate 5B or 12A from the Incheon Airport and get off at the 2nd stop at the 'Seogyo-dong Wedding Hall Town(Seokyo Hotel)'. (It takes about 40 minutes and airport bus runs every 12 to 15 minutes ; fare/10,000KRW)

After you get off the airport bus,
1. As soon as you cross the the crosswalk toward the 'MARIGOLD' Hotel, turn right the narrow road between the'TOUS les JOURS' bakery and the 'Ginseng Chicken Soup' black building, then keep walking straight up (about 60m).
2. We are on the left side-corner just before the musick show 'Wedding' theatre, a big-windowed 'ALAND' building and opposite the 'GS25' convenient store.

By Train(Airport Railroad -AREX) from Incheon International Airport
1. From Incheon Airport take the train.
2. Stop at the Hongik Univ. Stn.(A03) (It takes about 47 minutes and the train runs every 12 minutes ; fare /3,750 KRW) and go to Exit No.9.

From Subway green line 2 - Hongik Univ. Stn.(Hongdae) Exit No.9
1. Go straight ahead toward(30m) an intersection, cross the crosswalk and keep walking straight(100m).
2. Turn left at the 1st narrow road between the'TOUS les JOURS' bakery and the 'Ginseng Chicken Soup' black building before the 'MARIGOLD' Hotel, then go straight up (about 60m).
3. We are on the left side-corner just before the musick show 'Wedding' theatre, a big-windowed 'ALAND' building and opposite the 'GS25' convenient store.

Free pick up service : If you give us call, we will pick you up around HEY Backpackers.(The pick up service cost at the Incheon Airport is 80,000won for 1~5 guests)
Once you make a booking, we will send you full details & website.

Located Near

Located in the middle of the Hongdae area(Hongik Univ. Stn.), we are surrounded by the numerous cafes, clubs, bars, restaurants, boutiques and Tourist Information Center(110m) and Art free market Playground Park(70m) and extremely close to the airport bus stop(80m) & subway(200m) and the musick show 'Wedding' theatre(just 1m)

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