The JA Garosu is a quirky and welcoming hostel, located in the centre of Garosu-gil. This happening street in Seoul is the place to be for tourists and offers an array of open studios, artists, cafes, restaurants, bars and high-fashion shops.

The JA Garosu hostel offers a variety of facilities including; a delicious breakfast, free Wi-Fi and computer access, a self-catering kitchen, luggage storage and a free private safety box.

The hostel is only a 15 minute walk from Apgujeong Station and a 20 minute drive from the oldest traditional palace in South Korea - Gyeongbokgung. Gimpo International Airport is a 35 minute drive away.

What travellers think

Best for

  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Culture
  • Eco-tourism

Green rating



I was locked out of the hostel on arrival because I was not expected to arrive. It was a mistake on the hostel's part. I got the whole room to myself however. Nonetheless I was woken up by staff walking in and out of the room to move hostel inventory. Can use some improvement.


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Chee Kean,

Fri 25 Dec 2015