Best Party Hostels in Seoul

If you are looking for the best hostels to party in Seoul, meet other fellow travellers, with sociable staff and organised events, these are the Party Hostels for you.

Seoul is a city famous for modern skyscrapers and amazing temples, but the city also offers a spectacular party scene for those looking to have fun between sight-seeing sessions. The karaoke bars are extremely popular, and you can find them in every corner of the city. Itaewon area is the most popular among travellers, while the Gangnam Station is the spot where young Koreans like to hang out. Travelling solo or in a group, the hostels we recommend here are the perfect place for those looking to meet like-minded people, with a fun atmosphere and plenty of organised activities to encourage guest socialising. Book now and prepare to unleash the fun in fantastic Seoul.

What are the Party Hostels in Seoul like?

Different hostels around Seoul have a different style and social activities. Although they don’t go crazy like the city’s nightlife scene, they do have some pretty fun activities. Pub crawls are definitely the most exciting one, especially on weekends, when all the bars and clubs are crowded until the early morning hours.

Nightlife in Seoul

Seoul has one of the craziest nightlife scenes in Asia, which makes the city highly attractive to young travellers and party maniacs. No matter the day of the week, there is always something going on in Seoul. Besides vibrant bars and pubs, the clubs are definitely the places that dominate the party scene in Seoul.

Basic information about nightlife in Seoul:

Best Party Areas in Seoul

Seoul has four main party districts with extraordinary places to dance the night out. Gangnam station and Hongdae are the most famous party zones, especially among students and night owls. Street performers, bars with crazy drinking games, and wild rave parties are just a small part of the vibrant and exciting nightlife scene.

Party in Itaewon

Itaewon is well-known as a foreign-friendly district, a place where you can find lots of international restaurants and bars. Here, you can find the crowded pubs with cheap beer and daily happy hours.

232 Seoul is one of the most vibrant bars in the neighbourhood, with a vintage-friendly atmosphere and cool cocktail menu. If you are a fan of vinyl and beer, check out the local bar called Mmm Records.

Party in Gangnam

Gangnam is the most exclusive area in Seoul, and the most popular one when It comes to the party scene. Seoul’s most prestigious and craziest clubs are located in Gangnam area.

The biggest club in the city, Club Octagon, is hosting the world’s most famous DJs every weekend. Extravagant Bugatti Syndrome club will leave you speechless with fancy mini pools, spacious dance floors, and electric atmosphere.

Party in Hongdae

Hongdae is a students’ district, packed with cheap restaurants, bars, and clubs. The area is similar to Itaewon but offers a bit more of Korean nightlife style. The area is famous for crazy “club day”, the last Friday of every month, when you get access to all the clubs by paying just one cover.

A GOGOS2 club is a favourite place of students, thanks to the cheap drinks, wild parties, and amazing music. Club Vera is a spectacular place with fantastic lighting, sound, and laser system.

Dress codes & age restrictions

Sandals, shorts, and slippers are a big no in most of the places in Seoul. High heels are definitely a plus as well as the smart casual look. For guys, shoes and long trousers are highly recommended. The Gangnam district is the strictest when it comes to the dress code, while Itaewon and Hongdae are more easy-going, especially the places like bars and pubs.

The drinking age in Seoul is 19. The most elite clubs can be even more rigid so make sure to have some ID with you.