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    Finding and Staying at a Seoul Goshiwon

    If you’re looking for a cheap and affordable place to stay in Seoul, be it for one night or one year, goshiwons make a great budget option! Goshiwons are places offering small rooms, usually located in the more studenty areas of town like Shinchon, Hongdae, Ehwa, Seoul National Station etc. A goshiwon will usually offer renters a small room with a desk, chair and cupboard for about 15,000-25,000 won/night (short-term) or 300-600,000 won/month (long-term). Almost all of them will also offer free rice and kimchi for you to eat (and instant noodles and eggs too in the nicer places!)   Staying at a goshiwon Staying at a goshiwon is a…