Home to the world's greatest Hostels

30,000 properties, 180 countries Over 3.5 million guest reviews 21 million bookings

HEY Backpackers 2 Hongdae Reviews

30-5 Yangwa-ro 16-gil (Seogyo-dong, 369-42), Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Reviews & Ratings Explained


86 Total Reviews
  • 74%Value For Money
  • 77%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 63%Staff
  • 71%Atmosphere
  • 63%Cleanliness
  • 69%Facilities

The rating percentage is calculated from customers who booked within the last 12 months.

All ratings and reviews are based on the feedback and opinions of the customers who submitted them and do not express the opinions of Hostelworld.com. This way, you get an up-to-the-minute opinion of just how good a hostel really is.
Read our review guidelines »

  • Show:


Overall, the experience was pretty negative. The location is great in hongdae, however it is VERY difficult to find & the sign cant be seen from the main street. I was told to call if i was lost, which I did and still was not given good directions after 3 calls. The room was quite cold and the heat wasnt put on even after asking. Bathroom facilities should be upgraded as well. 1 bathroom for 4-5 rooms of people is not enough. With the other hostels in the area, I would not stay again.


The hostel was in a great location in Hongdae. If you are looking for a place to rest your head after a night of partying then this is the place to stay!


Nice host with good knowledge of seoul, provided travelling tips and helped to plan trip. Be sure to stay here and experience the night life~


It is a decent value for the money. This isn't fancy or big, but it is right in the middle of a great area particularly for those in their late teens / early 20's. It isn't clean or nice, but it does the job. If you are picky, this is not the place for you. If you are looking for just a place to put your head (and maybe meet a few people), this is for you. (note: I did stay in the 4 bedroom private room so I didn't have to deal with common bathrooms).

View all Seoul Hostels

Please give us your feedback