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Tavo House

2.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   733-411 dongcheon-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 733-411, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Shanghai, China
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Tavo House offers you a good example of Korean stay. The host is excellent (and a good cook!). They can provide you useful information for visits and hikes in the area. The house is in a nice location, conveniently positioned 10 minutes from the central Post Office where most bus lines stops. The house includes several double rooms with shared... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

The hosts were very attentive and super helpful. They went out of their ways to help our travel sorted. Mr Lee took us to see many interesting places from 6 - 8 AM Sat and Sun (!), a tour which he normally offer to all his guests.

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Wichita, KS
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79 reviews 79 reviews
49 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

I planned just one night in Gyeongju but almost wished I could stay longer b/c Mr. Gun Hee Lee and his wife were so kind. Of all the Korean hotels I booked that I emailed to ask for hotel directions, Mr. Lee was the only one to respond. It was actually quite simple. If you're taking the KTX into Singyeongju... More

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Jakarta
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
263 helpful votes 263 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

The location is not near from bus station and we need to take taxi to Tavo house. Despite of the location, we found the house is very lovely.. The room is very clean. The owner had been very helpful and I have to give him two thumbs up for his service. He had brought us with his car around the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

I stayed here for 3 nights in Feb 2013 with my boyfriend. The host, Gun Hee and his family, were extremely nice and friendly to us. Plus, Grandma was very cute and offered us little yoghurt drinks she had just bought from outside. Breakfast was different everyday, and showed us traditional Korean breakfasts. They were tasty too :) The house... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

My wife and I stayed here for two nights during our trip to Gyeongju in February 2012. While the weather was bitter cold, our stay at Tavo House was full of warm surroundings and friendly company. Kanye showed us around the city, took us to a traditional Korean "pub" and helped us learn our first words and phrases in Korean.... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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66 reviews 66 reviews
41 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

I have a little mixed experience with this place. From one point of view, Gun Hee family was extremely friendly, they helped with local places and many suggestions, we were served a fairly eloborate traditional breakfast which the landlady cooked for at least a couple of hours, etc. This was all really great. However, I was misled by the booking.com... More

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

The location of the guesthouse is in the city area of Gyeongju. Very convenient with a convenience store nearby and access to buses and other transport. We cycled around the city and saw the Gyeongju attractions as well. Kanye is a great host and ever willing to help - provide information, help you order pizza in korean and lend you... More

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Address: 733-411 dongcheon-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 733-411, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Gyeongsangbuk-do > Gyeongju
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Hotel Class:2 star — Tavo House 2*
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We've been doing this for 10years. We're inviting many different types of people who come from various contries. We would like to provide our property to our guests so that they could have a wonderful memory of gyeongju. you would also find korean real life.Not only It can be very interesting but everyroom is well equiped and privated.(for guest only bath room is shared.)Otherwise, our guests could obtain very nice experience in this place compare to other guest houses and hotels.Free wifi is available all the time / and you can also have a free korean or western style breakfast in the morning.very special thing in this place is our tour program.we offer free tour such as looking for a real gyeongju life , nightview of gyeongju and all day pottery or music tour.Thanks very much. ... more   less 
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