Korea Uses Smaller Towels Than You Think

How big is your shower towels?

When you think of a ‘shower towel’, you might consider a big enough towel that can wrap your body around. Shower towels in Korea can be a bit smaller than you think.


1. The average size of a towel is 40cm x 80cm. 

2. People usually place several folded towels in a drawer of a bathroom and hang one towel on the towel rack.

3. People normally use these towels once or twice and put them in a laundry basket. 


Good to know in advance 🙂

If you’re booking an Airbnb or staying at a guesthouse or staying over at your Korean friend’s house, you have a high chance of  encountering these small towels.

Hotels have all sorts of towels. So if you’re staying at a hotel, you’ll have various options for towels.

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