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Rakkojae Seoul

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you Mr Kim for a wonderful stay in your beautiful 130 year old Korean house. After visiting the National Folk Museum (15 minute walk), I felt like we were staying in one of their exhibits. Just the same – amazing. The location at Jongno-gu...More

2  Thank gohomemumbai
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful experience of traditional Korean culture and hospitality. Gracious, generous service, beautiful ambience and superb breakfasts. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff. We thank them again.

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

I prepared to love RakKoJae, but sadly it was just lackluster in many ways. The exterior is beauitful, but the rooms felt surprisingly neglected and the bathrooms were straight up shabby. Hot water was not consistent and I had to take a cold shower upon...More

1  Thank Amy M
Response from RakkojaeOwner, Owner at Rakkojae SeoulResponded 17 January 2018

Dear Amy M., First and foremost, please accept our most sincere apologies for your most unfortunate experience. We do try our best to keep our property up to the highest standards and regrettably, your expectations were not met. We indeed are a very old property...More

Reviewed 19 November 2017

I stayed here for 3 nights. The hostess and Kim, hanok manager, were very nice and warm-hearted people. I would recommend this place to travelers who seek traditional hanok to stay. My tour guide told me other hanoks are small compared to Rakkojae.

2  Thank fallletter
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Wanted to stay in a traditional Korean house whilst in Seoul so opted for this place after reading such good reviews. Stayed in the seperate house for three nights however when you are paying $400AUD per night we left a little dissapointed. Issue getting in...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
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US$180 - US$450 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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US$180 - US$450 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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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
...More
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ElyasSue
5 September 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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Debby K
15 June 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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Steadyla
4 July 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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