Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

You may cancel your reservation up to 48 hours before check in date and time. Deposits paid are not refundable.
Deposits paid are not refundable for No Show.
If you wish to make changes on the arrival dates or shorten the duration of stay, please inform us at least 48 hours before the check in date.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:

We apply age limits in our guesthouse.We are not able to accept bookings that include people younger than 17 years of age and older than 40 years of age. We keep the right to cancel those bookings that involve guests outside this criteria without a refund of the deposit.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Whitetail Backpacker & Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Read all reviews

Property Description

We are a couple who have a great enthusiasm for traveling. We know what backpackers really need. We offer affordable 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 10 mins 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 conveniently 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, public computers, lockers, towels, luggage storage, tea & coffee, laundry, lots of DVDs, Korea cultural books, a large common room for you to meet other travellers. All the rooms are equipped with air-conditioner. No curfew and late check out. We can help you to get tickets to Nanta, traditional plays, DMZ , Ski-tours, flight ticket reservations & 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!

Things to Note:
1. All room fee balance to be paid upon arrival in cash only. We only accept Korean Won.
2. Strictly no smoking anywhere in the entire property.
3. Passport or Valid ID with photo for check-in. Last check in time at 23:00.
4. An extra 20000 Won late check-in fee applied when guest check in after 12 am midnight.
5. An extra late check-out fee applied (per person) when guest leave the room after 11am check-out time.
6. We reserve the right to cancel reservations made by invalid or expired credit cards.
7. We do no accept Korean guest or reservations made by Korean credit cards. We will cancel your reservation without any further notice. View House Rules

Check Availability

Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.9

  • Security 9.3

  • Location 9.2

  • Staff 8.2

  • Atmosphere 8.1

  • Cleanliness 9.6

  • Facilities 8.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    04 Feb 2019
    It is always nice and homely staying at Whitetail. The atmosphere is like a cosy house. The area it is located is absolutely perfect, with so many cute restaurants, bars and cafes, as well as being very close to Hongik station. Walking to the main shopping and party area is also very quick.
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    04 Nov 2018
    Great location, quiet at night but close to the action. The staff was friendly and cleaned the room and provided fresh towels everyday. I was hoping to meet other travellers while there, but unfortunately, most of the people I encountered didn’t speak English. Still had a blast though and would recommend this hostel.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    28 Oct 2018
    The best Hostel On My Trip through whole Asia. It feels more like Home than a hostel. Everything is spotless clean and the area in Seoul is amazing. I would always come back. It was a Home to Me.
    Germany, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    05 Mar 2019
    Great location, good room, it has everything you need. only thing, make sure you check your exact arrival time with the host as he might maybe be away and you won't be able to get in. overall pleasant stay, would book it again!
    Austria, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    15 Jan 2019
    Homey and comfortable. Just like staying in your own house. The staff was very helpful.
    Indonesia, Female, 31-40
  • 8.9


    22 Feb 2019
    Nice play to stay. Bedrooms are big and comfortable. Everything is clean.
    Mexico, Male, 18-24
  • 8.9


    25 Nov 2018
    Cozy hostel, great location, but rooms are rather small.
    Spain, Male, 31-40
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    13 Nov 2018
    You get what you pay for. No major problems, but I wished the hostel had more toliets/showers. Theres only one shower/toliet (and its in the same room) for a group of 4+. This makes it pretty inconvenient. I've stayed in hostels before with multiple showers and I would definitely consider this factor if you care.
    Canada, Male, 18-24
  • 6.9


    25 Nov 2018
    Dorm rooms are a bit cramped and theres not much of a social vibe but its easy to find and in a good location. If you're wanting a quiet, relaxing spot then this may be up your alley.
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 5.4


    21 Oct 2018
    I have mistakenly booked female instead of male bed but i still pushed through booked another male bed for myself but i was NOT refunded at all not even half. In short i payed 2 beds for one night only. Instead of staying two nights i decided to stay one night only because of this reason. The reason given to me why i wasn't refunded is not acceptable to me "they will lose a profit for that day" however he confirmed that female beds are not even close to being fullybooked for that day.
    Philippines, Male, 25-30
Read all reviews


  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • DVD's
  • PlayStation