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Sa Rang Chae Guesthouse

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238-1 Hwangnam-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
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Sa Rang Chae Guesthouse
Ranked #2 of 65 Gyeongju B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Seoul, South Korea
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sa Rang Chae is a lovely guesthouse in a traditional Korean courtyard building. My room was spotless & the courtyard is charming - so pleasant that it's tempting to spend the day there! The owners are very friendly & helpful (more helpful on how to get around than the tourist info office.). Travellers who can sleep on anything, or... More

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Sydney, Australia
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a traditional guesthouse run by a family, so don't expect hotel-style amenities. Do expect warm, friendly people, simple, clean rooms with sleeping mats, plentiful bedding and toasty underfloor heating, a welcoming common area and beautiful surroundings. Our shoes were even put under cover for us when it rained...very personal touches. The restaurant just down the street from the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I had a wonderful stay here, but as many reviewers have pointed it out, this place is not for comfort and it actaully was the most "backpacky" place I've ever stayed. Rooms are quite small and not very clean. BUT!!! There's something inexplicably charming about this place. And I will never be able to forget my early morning walk to... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I just spent 4 nights at Saranchae - and loved it. The room was small, but you don't need much space with the beautiful courtyard, where most guests relaxed and chatted with each other, or just sat to read or eat. We had a room with the traditional bedding, which was fun and I slept surprisingly well on it. The... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

If you NEED 5* comforts then this may not be the place for you! But for everyone else, you have to go here. It is beautiful. After weeks in Seoul, Tokyo, Busan and many other big cities Gyeongju was a delight, and the tranquility of waking up in Sa Rang Chae, having a coffee in the early morning sunlight, chatting... More

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Moscow, Russia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We have been here just for 3 nights, but this guesthout is the best lodging option for travelling in Gyeongju with a company of friends. It's not far from express bus terminal and close to Tumuli park and Anapchi pound. The owners were very friendly, also the price is really cheap. If you want to experience living in a traditional... More

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Beijing, China
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Rare to stay in such a lovely place. Great value beautiful hostel. Clean, gorgeous, welcoming and memorable. If you want a traditional setting it's a great option. The owner was very friendly. Great place.

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Hamamatsu, Japan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Awesome place, like a family house, is pretty clear, good room space, the owners are very friendly, great enviroment to stay, the only problem is the mat to sleep is so thin and hard is traditional Korean but hard but it s ok for backpackers!!

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Seogwipo, South Korea
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

My wife and I stayed two nights at Sa Rang Chae, and we enjoyed our experience there. We booked a double room. The bed is a mat on the floor, which is hard but not uncomfortable. Our room was very cozy--just the sleeping space, a coat rack, and a closet. There's also a small exterior area with a sliding door,... More

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Como, Italy
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Sa Rang Chae is placed near the wall that runs around Gyeongju Tumuli Park, the staff is very kind and makes you realy feel at home. The accomodations are traditional hanok rooms placed around a picturesque courtyard. The common room is very lively and full equiped for cooking and waving on the web. Breakfast included. Unfortunately I stayed here only... More

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Address: 238-1 Hwangnam-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Gyeongsangbuk-do > Gyeongju
Also Known As:
Sa Rang Chae Guesthouse Hotel Gyeongju

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