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    So Sun Jae Guesthouse

    74-11, Yulgok-ro 1-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03062, South Korea
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    Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

    This place is a 5-minute walk to Gyeongbukgong and the room is so traditional and beautiful. In fact, the whole house is beautiful. Anguk station is also minutes away and this area has many restaurants, coffee shops and boutiques so you are spoilt for choice....More

    2  Thank SafNazli
    Reviewed 18 December 2016

    I loved the area (old Seoul) where the guesthouse is located. There are unique shops, pubs and cafes on the road/ lane leading to Sophia. And 5 min walk to the tube station. I stayed in a single room which is warm and big enough...More

    2  Thank El N
    Reviewed 17 October 2016

    The location is a walking distance to Bukchon Village. from Anguk stn exit 1 take right, passing olive young/anguk plaza) then turn right. Here we walk through long walls on both sides (I knew they are schools, but didn't see any student. maybe it's studying...More

    1  Thank Sofhia Chandra M
    Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

    Sophia and mother are really nice ladies the place has history. If you to want to live like traditional Korean stay. Rate is good come with Wi-Fi and breakfast meal. Walking distance in the buchon village and line number 3 subway.

    1  Thank iactivenet
    Reviewed 10 December 2015

    I've stayed here for 3 times. This time, I stayed here in winter. But, the room was warm,and shawer was hot. I think, this house is one of the good traditional guest house in Seoul. There were no smell of tabacco. All of the rooms...More

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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
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    Hi So Sun Jae Guesthouse at 74-11 Yulgok-ro, 1-gil, I am Mandy from Singapore. I will be staying in your hanok in 2 months time December 2017. I need to know, 'How's your Entrance Exterior Look Like beside the street '? As your Main Door is located and hidden in a narrow lane away from the street. As such, I need to know How's your Exterior Entrance Look Like before I can enter into this narrow lane to your Main Door. Is it the entrance is need to go inside a Shop or restaurant, so that I can reach the narrow lane to your main door? Can send me a photo of How's the entrance exterior look like? As such, easy for tourist to find Sosunjae. Does it has a Signboard with Sosunjae written in English not korean to guide tourist to the narrow lane? Appreciate you can kindly send me a photo of How the Exterior Entrance Beside the Street look like, before enter into the narrow lane that led to your Main Door. I already have photo of your Main Door. I need photo of the Entrance beside the street will do. A photo of Either is a shop, restaurant or a corner beside a street. Like this, I will be able to find it easily. Thank you very much. Looking forward to your reply soonest. Mandy
    13 October 2017|
    Response from SafNazli | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Mandy Actually I stayed there last month, and when I came they installed bathrooms in every room which was a really nice addition. The manager is a really kind ahjusshi who prepares breakfast for all guests and he will... More
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    "Junior single rooms are cheaper than single rooms and not that small. However the junior ones can be cold..."
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    "The room near the bathroom is slightly noisy."
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    "In the winter time, you can choose Double Room #1, as you do not have to go outside to access the bathroom."
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