Whitetail Backpacker & Hostel
We are a couple who have a great enthusiasm for traveling. We know what backpackers really need. We offer affortable rooms and we always ensure the quality of cleanliness of our hostel is well maintained at all times. Most importantly, we provide our guest with quality breakfast everyday. Of course we also have your favourite toast - which you get in addition with different types of delicious jams.
From property to the hustle and bustle main area of Hongdae is around 15mins walk. Our property is located in a safe, quiet and residential neighbourhood. We assure that you have a peaceful night's sleep. There are a lot of cute little cafes, 24-hour convenience stores and supermarkets near our place. The closest subway station is conviniently located for connecting to the airport and all main tourist spots.
If this is your first time to Korea and you have no idea where to stay, to visit, to eat, to shop, maybe we can help you with it. Our FREE service & facilities included WIFI, pubilc computers, lockers, towels, luggage storage, chocolate & tea & coffee, laundry, lots of DVDs, Korea cutural books, a large common room for you to meet other travellers. All the rooms are equipped with air-conditioner. 24 hours reception, no curfew and late check out. We can help you to get tickets to Nanta, traditional plays, Everland, DMZ , Ski-tour, flight ticket reservation & etc.
If you are looking for a quality budget place to stay in Seoul, Whitetail is the right one for you. We look forward to meeting you!
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Security
- Age Restriction
- Air Conditioning
- Free Breakfast
- Cable TV
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Not Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Postal Service
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels Included
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
1. All room fee balance to be paid upon arrival in cash only. We only accept Korean Won.
2. Strictly no smoking anywhere on the entire property.
3. Passport or Valid ID with photo for check-in.
4. Free laundry service only applied to guest who stay 5 nights or more.
5. Check-in time is 1pm to 11pm. If your arrive before 1pm, you can leave your luggage with us. The earliest time you can leave your luggage with us is 9am. Check-in after 11pm is possible, but you MUST email us before your check-in date.
6. We do no accept Korean guest or reservations made by Korean credit cards. We will cancel your reservation without any further notice.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
If you take the Airport railway line (AREX) from Incheon airport (47mins) or Kimpor airport (15mins), you can arrive Hongik Univ. station directly without changing to other trains.
It's about 10mins walk from Hongik Univ. station (홍대입구역), exit 3 to our property.
After got out from Exit 3, walk straight you'll see Bread Comma Cafe on your left. Keep walking until the intersection you'll see Yoger Presso cafe on your left. Turn right to the direction of shops (not the park path direction) and follow the big road, being on the left until you find the blue sign 'Donggyo-ro 41-gil', take a left on that sign and stay on the right side of the road with many trees in the middle, you will pass by Cafe Design ER. Keep on going until you see a small restaurant called 'In Season' on the right (at the corner), and a playground on the left, keep going straight and you will see a sign on the wall 'Whitetail', take a right turn and you are there.
241-28 Yeonnam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul.
Seongmisan-ro 29-gil 24-6, Mapo-gu, Seoul.
For GPS : (N3733'54.8') (12655'20.9')
24-hour convenience store: 2mins on foor
ATM & Bank: 5mins on foot
Local restaurants, bars: 8mins on foot
Train to airport, subway & bus station: 15mins on foot
Ewha Univ.: 10mins by subway
Seoul Station :10mins by subway
Gyeongbokgung Palace: 15mins by subway
Insadong: 15mins by subway
Myeogdong shopping:15mins by subway
Itaewon foreign town: 20mins by subway
Dongdaemun fashion town: 20mins by subway
Lotte World: 35mins by subway
Kimpo Airport: 15mins by subway
Incheon Airport: 47mins by subway