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Taiwan
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

I have to say that i ve had a very good impression about this place. i just stay one night but , finally, I could have stayed more, because the place is wonderful / quiet, rooms are big and very neat, services very good and the food,e ven if the menu is small, good. swimming pool is very ok, staff... More 

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New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2015

The makings of a very good place are here, but the owners are overextended and can't give it enough attention. Our room was spacious with 2 windows but the sleeping mats were terribly thin. The courtyard needed sweeping and tidying (we did some of it ourselves) and in 5 days our waste baskets were not emptied. They served a nice... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Went korea twice, 1st time staying in a traditional hanok house. We arrived early around 10 plus, thus, the rooms are not ready. So we deposited our luggage and went to nearby attractions. When we will back around 3plus the rooms are ready. The rooms are not that big but are cozy enough for 2 pax. As we went in... More 

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Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
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45 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2013

I had guests visiting Seoul for the first time and they wanted to stay in a traditional house for a couple nights. I took them to the Tea Guesthouse. The owner was late to let us in, but the rooms were great, the mats on the floor were comfortable and the bathroom was clean. It was a great place to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2013

My husband and I stayed at the main Tea Guesthouse for 2 nights in early September. It can be hard to find for the first time so keep your eye out for the TripAdvisor signboard just outside the door, on the right hand side of the street. The main door is opposite a small church building with a large red... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed at Tea Guesthouse for 2 weeks in early September. The facility was comfortably cozy and had a nice view of the town from the rooftop patio. We stayed in a room furnished with private bathroom and kitchen. Both were incredibly convenient for the long trip. The room was spacious, clean and came with a great... More 

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xaolee, 매니저 at Tea GuestHouse, responded to this review

Dearest Peter O, Thank you very much for your review. Did you enjoy time in Korea? We were very happy to have such a wondeful guests! And also, we are very sorry about your laundry service. We did not recognize smell of your cloths. We will try our best to not to make those inconvenience again. Thanks for your review.... More 

Seoul, South Korea
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2013

To decide to spent certain time in traditional Korean Hanok house was unforgetable experience. The room were clean and fully equiped with modern appliancies such as TV, laptop, A/C, Wi-fi internet. Somehow different can seem to sleep on the floor, however it is only up to your expectations, there is still offered mattress, pillow and blanket to enjoy the night... More 

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xaolee, 매니저 at Tea GuestHouse, responded to this review

Dearest Guests, Thank you very much for chosen our Tea guesthouse. Did you enjoy our breakfast and traditional experences? It was very pleased to have such a lovely customers. We love to have you back here! Please take care and all the best for you! Best regards, Tea+Bamboo house Manager More 

Erlangen, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2013

This was our second time stayin in a Korean Hanok type of accomodation and it was a very nice experience. As with all Hanok stays, sleeping on the floor on a thin mattress is somewhat strange at first if you are not used to it - so if you don't want to try it out, choose a different type of... More 

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xaolee, 매니저 at Tea GuestHouse, responded to this review

Dearest Guests, Thank you very much for chosen our Tea guesthouse. And it was very happy to received such a warm message from you. Hope you enjoyed spending time in Korea. If you have chance to fly back to Korea or Bukchon Village, please come and say hello for us. We love to serve you a Korean tea. Thank you... More 

Hong Kong, null, Hong Kong
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2013

We went to Seoul before, and we love the area where the guesthouse locates, that's why we wanna experience the real korea accommodation. But we were soooooooo disappointed, we were told we can only check in after 4pm, which were fine with us, but we discovered the reason by the time we arrived, they also have korea culture experience so... More 

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xaolee, 매니저 at Tea GuestHouse, responded to this review

Dearest Emily, Emily! Thank you very much for your review. This will be the good opportunities to us to state for whom misunderstand hanok experience. Firstly, we like to apologise you that we could not make you happier and satisfy of your choice. We are very sorry about that, you could have told us when you are here so that... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2013

We stayed here (in their Bamboo house) in late April and had a lovely time. Easy to find and check-in. Good facilities which allow you to have a meal at home on occasion. Ondol (underfloor) heating was divine. Great location in an area whcih mixes tradition and modernity. Great hosts as well.

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Samcheongdong / Bukchon
This historic neighbourhood 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 streets attract locals and tourists alike for their quaint and charming scenery, while the Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae) serves as the residence for South Korea’s president. Art fans will love exploring the many independent and private art galleries in the area.
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Tea Guest House opened in 2006 as an accommodation for foreign travelers. All the guest house buildings are built with natural materials - wood, bamboo, and red clay. Also, the guest house has a good location for shopping or touring nearby attractions. Popular tourist attractions such as Gyeongbokgung Palace, Insadong, Myeongdong, Namdaemun Market, and Dongdaemun Market are nearby.The guest house is a traditional accommodation equipped with convenient modern facilities. ... more   less 

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Address: 131-1 Gye-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul > Samcheongdong / Bukchon
Number of rooms: 8
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“A room on the end away from the kitchen may be good for light sleepers as the walls are very thin!”
 of 5 bubbles PurpleKFC, 29 Oct 2013 | Read review
“I will not suggest anyone to stay there.”
 of 5 bubbles 971emilyz, 1 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Special room is big, but has a small door. Only saw the other smaller room, which is cosy.”
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 of 5 bubbles CalvinZheng, 12 Dec 2012 | Read review
“Not too close to the kitchen”
 of 5 bubbles SharonD557, 24 Apr 2012 | Read review
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