10 Cool Spaces for Coliving Coworking in South Korea + Hostels, Hotels & Airbnbs

Coliving is the perfect way for digital nomads to meet like-minded globe trekkers and enjoy budget-friendly accommodation while traveling. Coliving and coworking in South Korea is growing in popularity, and there are so many places to choose from.

No matter where you go, finding accommodation that ticks all the boxes can be tricky. Luckily, we know the ideal places to stay and the best places to visit in South Korea.

To make your trip to this beautiful country easier, we’ve done all the searching and put together a list of the ten best coliving and coworking hostels, hotels, and Airbnbs around South Korea.

10 Best Coworking & Coliving Spaces in South Korea

Hotel 8 Hours — Best Luxury Coliving and Coworking

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  • Price: ~$165 per night
  • Location: Seoul
  • Features: Free WiFi, TV, kitchenette, co-working space, laundry services
  • Room Types: Private
  • Organized Activities: None
  • Other Locations: None
  • Ratings:com (8.3 out of 10 – 1,025 reviews), Google (3,9 out of 5 – 135 reviews)

This small hotel in central Seoul is the ideal accommodation for short stays. Common areas have computers and printers, which makes this hotel an excellent choice for digital nomads and remote workers.

Hotel 8 Hours cleverly uses space in all their rooms, ensuring you have enough space while enjoying some privacy. They’re also air-conditioned and have a TV, fridge, and private bathroom.

If you’re looking for something to eat, you won’t have to venture far. There are many restaurants and cafes around this hotel. Exploring Seoul is also easy from Hotel 8 Hours. The nearest station is only a 5-minute walk away.

What we liked: We loved that everything is really close to this hotel, and the rooms are clean and well designed.

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Stay Midcentury — Best Private Apartment

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  • Price: ~$106 per night
  • Location: Seoul
  • Features: Kitchen, terrace, washing machine, WiFi, workspace
  • Room Types: The whole apartment, sleeping six guests
  • Organized Activities: none
  • Other Locations: none
  • Ratings: Airbnb (4.75 out of 5 – 100 reviews), Booking.com (10 out of 10 – 73 reviews)

Stay Midcentury is a modern and spacious property near Seoul’s Itaewon Station. Its convenient location makes it easy to adventure around Seoul and surrounding areas. This apartment hosts up to six guests and has two bedrooms and one futon bed.

You can set up in the apartment’s dining area and make use of the available WiFi. There are many restaurants around the property, but you can also stop at Namdaemun Market, two miles from the property, to pick up some fresh ingredients for a feast.

It’s important to note that there is a cigar lounge below this apartment. While you are unlikely to notice it in the apartment, you should be cautious if you have asthma or smoke sensitivity.

What we liked: The modern interior is pleasant and comfortable, and the terrace is great.

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Canvas Hostel — Best Beach Hostel

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  • Price: ~$13 per night
  • Location: Busan
  • Features: WiFi, on-site coffee house, spacious common areas, shared kitchen
  • Room Types: Private and shared
  • Organized Activities: none
  • Other Locations: none
  • Ratings: Facebook (4,5 out of 5 – 137 reviews), Google (3,9 out of 5 – 446 reviews)

This cozy and modern hostel is set in a top-rated location near Busan’s coast. Canvas Hostel attracts couples, solo travelers, and anyone looking to catch some waves.

The closest place to enjoy the sea and the sand is less than a mile away, at Haeundae Beach. However, if you don’t mind venturing a little further, Gwangalli Beach is about two miles away.

Canvas Hostel offers private and shared rooms. It also has wonderful common spaces to get some work done, which are all equipped with free WiFi.

While you’re in the area, make sure to visit the Busan Museum of Art and Marine City. The Olympic Park is also a short walk away, so you’ll have plenty to see during your stay.

What we liked: This property’s proximity to the beach and air-conditioned rooms made for a pleasant stay.

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Inno Hostel & Pub Lounge Hongdae — Affordable and Private Coliving

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  • Price: ~$54 per night
  • Location: Seoul
  • Features: Restaurant, pub, WiFi, minimarket, entertainment room
  • Room Types: Shared female and mixed dorms, and private rooms
  • Organized Activities: Live sports event broadcasts
  • Other Locations: none
  • Ratings: Facebook (4,9 out of 5 – 88 reviews), Google (4,3out of 5 – 130 reviews)

The atmosphere at this coliving and coworking space in South Korea is not something you want to miss out on. With an in-house restaurant and pub, Inno Hostel is the perfect place to meet and hang out with like-minded tourists and friendly locals.

Between meeting deadlines in the common areas and mingling, you’ll find this property is perfectly located for adventuring through Seoul. It’s only a short walk to the Hapjeong Station and about 15-minutes from Hongdae Street.

What we liked: The atmosphere here was amazing, the rooms were also spotless.

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Blueboat Hostel Gyeongju — Best Hostel for Sightseeing

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  • Price: ~$16 per night
  • Location: Gyeongju
  • Features: Computer, satellite TV, shared kitchen, WiFi, heating, and air-conditioning
  • Room Types: Private and shared
  • Organized Activities: none
  • Other Locations: Jeonju
  • Ratings:com (9,2 out of 10 – 118 reviews), Google (4,4 out of 5 – 89 reviews)

The convenient location of this hostel isn’t the only thing drawing in guests. Blueboat Hostel Gyeongju offers shared and private accommodation close to public transport and some of Gyeongju’s top attractions.

There’s free WiFi throughout the property, so you’ll be able to get things done no matter where you decide to set up. If you’re in the mood, join forces and cook up a storm in the shared kitchen with your housemates.

What we liked: The location is pretty central, and the staff are accommodating and friendly.

Check Availability | Booking.com and Hostelworld.com

K-Guesthouse Seomyeon 1 — Best Guest House in Central Busan

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  • Price: ~$135 per night
  • Location: Busan
  • Features: Private bathrooms, shared lounge and kitchen, WiFi, TV, dryer
  • Room Types: Private
  • Organized Activities: none
  • Other Locations: none
  • Ratings:com (7,3 out of 10 – 630 reviews), Google (3,7 out of 5 – 166 reviews),
  • com (7,7 out of 10 – 22 reviews)

Located in the Busanjin-Gu district of Busan, this guest house offers modern and spacious private rooms and a great atmosphere for coliving and coworking. All rooms have a private bathroom, but you will have to share the kitchen with other guests.

There’s more than enough space to work in your room, but you’ll meet like-minded and friendly guests if you set up in the common areas. To make mornings a little easier, you can enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast at the guesthouse.

What we liked: We loved the spacious rooms, the guest house’s proximity to the mall, and the friendly in-house dog.

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INSIDE BUSAN

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  • Price: ~$41 per night
  • Location: Busan
  • Features: Shared kitchen and lounge, free WiFi, continental breakfast available
  • Room Types: Private
  • Organized Activities: None
  • Other Locations: None
  • Ratings: Facebook (5 out of 5 – 19 reviews), Google (4,1 out of 5 – 41 reviews), Booking.com (9,5 out of 10 – 15 reviews)

Inside Busan is just around the corner from Busan’s China Town. This area is bustling with tourists and locals and offers a fantastic environment to explore South Korea and its culture. All rooms here have their own bathrooms, but for a few extra features and more space, consider choosing the deluxe triple room.

The shared kitchen is perfect for cooking up some hearty meals, and you’ll have no trouble finding ingredients at China Town or the many shops in the area. There are also many restaurants around if you’re in the mood for a quick meal.

What we liked: The host was very helpful and friendly, and we also loved that Inside Busan is so close to public transport stations.

Check Availability | Booking.com and Hostelworld.com

Hostel Haru

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  • Price: ~$40 per night
  • Location: Seoul
  • Features: Coworking space, high-speed WiFi, business center, shared lounge
  • Room Types: Private and shared
  • Organized Activities: Walking tours
  • Other Locations: none
  • Ratings: Facebook (5 out of 5 – 12 reviews), Google (4.6 out of 5 – 65 reviews), Booking.com (9.3 out of 10 – 191 reviews)

Hostel Haru is a beautifully decorated, modern, coliving, and coworking space in South Korea. Each private room has its own bathroom, a kettle, and a fridge. To make the most of your stay here, make sure to ask for a room with a view to soak up the sights of Seoul.

The business center is an excellent place to get in focus, and relaxing is easy in the shared lounge. For a little retail therapy, visit the Lotte Duty-Free Shop nearby. While you won’t find cooking facilities at Hostel Haru, there is an array of restaurants very close to the hostel.

Hostel Haru arranges walking tours of Seoul and its surroundings for an additional fee. You can enquire about tours and points of interest at the reception desk.

What we liked: The location was great, and the rooms and bathrooms were clean and modern.

Check Availability | Booking.com and Hostelworld.com

Guesthouse Dear Moon

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  • Price: ~$20 per night
  • Location: Busan
  • Features: Shared kitchen, WiFi, coworking space, currency exchange, games room
  • Room Types: Shared dormitory rooms and private family rooms
  • Organized Activities: none
  • Other Locations: none
  • Ratings:com (9.2 out of 10 – 197 reviews), Google (4,7 out of 5 – 40 reviews)

Besides having everything you’ll need to enjoy your stay in South Korea, Guesthouse Dear Moon is centrally located, has spectacular views of the city, and plenty of space for coliving and coworking.

Private rooms are equipped with a kettle, fridge, and microwave. You’ll also have a private bathroom, and some family rooms even have a terrace. Dormitory rooms have a shared kitchen and shared bathrooms. Enjoy a hearty start to the day with an American-style breakfast which is available for an additional fee.

What we liked: The rooms were clean and spacious, and the breakfast was lovely.

Check Availability | Booking.com and Hostelworld.com

Seoul N Hotel

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  • Price: ~$18 per night
  • Location: Seoul
  • Features: WiFi, common area, laundry facilities, restaurant
  • Room Types: Private and Shared
  • Organized Activities: None
  • Other Locations: None
  • Ratings:com (7.6 out of 10 – 1 101 reviews), Google (3.9 out of 5 – 570 reviews)

Seoul N Hotel offers guests the best of both worlds. It combines hostel living with hotel living to create a more customizable stay. Whether you opt for a shared dormitory room or a private room, you’ll find comfort at Seoul N Hotel.

Private rooms have their own fridge, kettle, TV, and bathroom, while dormitory rooms have shared bathrooms. However, each bed still offers some privacy, and the rooms have fantastic city views. Air conditioning and heating make the interior space comfortable, no matter the weather.

Breakfast is included in the fee for private rooms. However, for dormitory rooms, you’ll have to pay an additional fee.

What we liked: The restaurant serves some tasty meals, and the rooms are spacious.

Check Availability | Booking.com

Stay at the Best Coworking Space in South Korea

Are you ready to start your adventure through South Korea? With so much to see and experience, this country offers the ultimate vacation. If you’re a digital nomad, finding places perfect for working and relaxing while traveling can be a little tricky.

Luckily, South Korea has a great selection of spaces for digital nomads and remote workers. Hopefully, you’ve found the perfect place to stay on this list of the best coliving and coworking spaces in South Korea.

Looking for more travel tips? Frequent flyers will love this guide on the best banks for digital nomads.

 

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