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Haemil Guesthouse

152-2 Gwonnong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-380, South Korea
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Ranked #8 of 565 Seoul B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We stayed our first 2 nights at Haemil Guesthouse. It was challenging to find as it is down a small alley - but that is the beauty and fun. Set in a mixed residential neighborhood across of the palace - we felt like we were residents of Seoul for those 48 hours because we slept in a traditional home that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family stayed here for 2 nights and we loved our experience. Lucy was very nice and hospitable and spoke good English. There was traditional Korean breakfast prepared in the courtyard which a brand new experience for us. It was quite refreshing. The location was very good since it was a walking distance to the Changdeokgung Palace, Insadong and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

good location,traditional house,pretty and warm-hearted hostess who is good at English and trying to study Chinese,delicious breakfast and favorite music Arirang...in a word,4 times experiences in Seoul,this time with best memory and experience.pls, apologize again from such a drunkardㅋㅋㅋ...(wan de kai xin,yi lu ping an)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

A very authentic hanok experience. Yes, a little hard to first locate, but actually very close to the palace & in fascinating old Hanok section of Seoul. The hostess is truly delightful & sees to every need. Breakfast was a good Korean one & she has you try on authentic Korean clothing. We'd stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Haemil Guesthouse is one of the very few hanoks with private bathroom in its room. That's the main reason I chose it and was overjoyed the moment we stepped into this splendid little hanok! The host, Lucy, is an attractive lady who speaks fantastic English. You will be fascinated how well this young and beautiful lady has managed this place.... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Stayed for 4 nights as we wanted to experince hanok stay. Very lovely and quaint. Can be slightly tricky to find the place but once found very easy to access. Near to palaces and Insadong. Near to a lot of eating place. Walking distance to Gwangjang market. Lovely host and breakfast provided are the fuel for the day. Laundry can... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We stayed at the guesthouse at the first stop of our visit to Seoul. Our taxi driver had a bit of difficulty locating the place, but we were pointed to the right direction by a group of friendly youths who also helped us contact the proprietress (Lucy). Lucy showed us a shorter way to get to the main road, and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I spent 3 nights in a double-for-single-use room at the Haemil Guesthouse, which I thought a charming and well-located hanok (traditional home). This traditional hanok is small – just three rooms and a small courtyard. I found a lot of charm in this small space -- the plants surrounding the courtyard table, the goldfish swimming in their table-top “pool,” the... More

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해밀한옥게스트하우스, Owner at Haemil Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment! I still remember your elegant smile. I'm so glad that you like Haemil Hanok. Thank you for your visit here again. Hope you have a great day and day. :) More

Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My wife is from Korea and this was my first visit for her to show me around Korea. She wanted me to experience the traditional houses (Hanok), and so we booked Haemil. The property is really pretty, with a nice courtyard with beautiful flowers, and a very comfortable and relaxing setting. The room was very spacious, and we slept on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We just want to stay in the traditional Korean house for a try and it was amazing. The Haemil guesthouse is very cozy and the rooms are very clean.We stayed in the larger room with toilet and shower inside the room and is spacious for the four of us. Thanks to Lucy, the owner helped us out in finding more... More

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Address: 152-2 Gwonnong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-380, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul
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Number of rooms: 3
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