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    Rakkojae Seoul

    49-23, Gyedong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03056, South Korea
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    Overview
    • Excellent75%
    • Very good19%
    • Average4%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “rak ko jae” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed May 30, 2015

    I've researched quite a lot of hanoks for my first visit to Seoul. This one, although on the pricey side, offered everything I was looking for: history (it is listed as a heritage site in Korea), en suite bathroom (essential), beautiful architecture and landscaping, and...More

    1  Thank popetlocket
    Reviewed March 17, 2015

    Everything is positive for me. Its loction is abuslutely good, because the hotel is surrouded by old Bukchon Hanok village and close to palaces. Korean traditional food such as Samgyetang, rice porridge with Abalone is very tasty, because all cooking ingredients is from Andong or...More

    1  Thank SammyOhrit
    Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

    This place is a hidden treasure in the buzzling city of Seoul that no one should miss! It is amazing and we were so impressed as soon as we walked in as if we just travelled back to the Joseon Dynasty through time machine.The serene...More

    Thank Candy C
    Reviewed December 3, 2014

    Location: In Bukchon, a neighborhood of hanoks that are preserved to maintain the traditional Korean architecture. Walking distance to Insadong, which has numerous restaurants, cafes, and gift shops. The subway station exit would be An-gook, but taxis are also an option, as taxis are very...More

    4  Thank Sushi888
    Reviewed November 30, 2014

    After navigating our way through some private houses in Bukchon, I knew we were pretty near to Rak Ko Jae Seoul after walking passed the elementary school. This boutique hotel felt like a beautiful private home as Whoopi welcome us at the doorstep after pressing...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • $242 - $272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • South Korea >
    • Seoul >
    • Samcheongdong / Bukchon
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    Samcheongdong / Bukchon
    This historic neighborhood was traditionally home to
    Seoul’s middle and upper-classes. Now it’s most famed
    for its clusters of beautiful, traditional Korean
    homes (called hanok), many of which are found in
    Bukchon. Many of these homes have now been converted
    into restaurants, cafes, shops, and even guesthouses,
    and their unique architecture offers a look at Korea’s
    traditional beauty. Samcheongdong’s main and side
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    ElyasSue
    September 4, 2017|
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    Response from SandilaEkaputri | Reviewed this property |
    The bathrooms are actually clean, well equipped with amenities, and don't smell (bathrooms state is something I always check when out traveling). They might not be as spacious as well-established hotels but they are very... More
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    June 14, 2017|
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    Response from joycey249 | Reviewed this property |
    Just type rakkojae seoul in google or rkj. co.ko and you are set.
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    July 4, 2015|
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    Response from RakkojaeOwner | Property representative |
    Dear guest, By bus: At the Incheon International Airport, proceed to Exit #5 and take the No. 6011 limousine bus. The bus will pass through downtown Seoul and drop you off at Anguk subway station. It will take... More
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    "All rooms are peaceful and quiet. The entire premise is gated, keypad locked, walled, private and quiet."
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    "The veranda room would be lovely as you get your own porch, but we had a "porch" as well with the..."
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    "hard for taxi to find but we didn't have korean address, taxi driver had to call"
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    "Every room is different, but every one has advantage. Just speak to hotel staffs who can speak..."
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