187-17, Sambong-ro, Danyang-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do
Sono Moon Danyang is located in the central region of Korea where various famous landmarks like Eight Scenic Spots of Danyang, Chungjuho Lake, Sobaeksan Moutain, Gosudonggul Cave, and Guinsa Temple are situated. The resort is thought to be a base camp for resting, leisure and sports. The resort also features a 8-meter-high grand aquarium, housing 22,000 freshwater fish from 187 different species in Danuri Aquarium, is the largest freshwater fish ecological hall in Korea. Aqua World is a special facility of Danyang Resort available all year round for health and resting. Natural carbonated water from 750 meters underground is used for varied baths. The bade pool is largest of its kind in Korea and gives a fun experience of a health pool with carbonated water.
51, Byeonsanhaebyeon-ro, Buan-gun, Jeollabuk-do
Sono Belle Byeonsan offers an amazing view of the sunset over the west sea. The family-oriented hotel provides a comfortable and relaxing stay.
46, Sangmuyeonha-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju
Tourist Hotel Masters, located in Gwangju, offers modern facilities, quality customer service, and modern guestrooms with an array of design concepts. For the convenience of guests, the hotel provides a comfortable business center in the lobby and offers traditionally brewed German beer and live music at “Munchen Brauhaus.” There is also a coffee shop from which you can take in the scenic view of Gwangju while slowly sipping your drink.
30, Hanbatan-gil, Gunsan-si, Jeollabuk-do
Ritz Plaza Hotel is a tourist hotel perfect for leisure, well-being, and resting. It is a representative of Gunsan along with Seonyudo Island. The stunning Eunpa Lake can be seen from the premium rooms. The hotel is equipped with various facilities like a Korean restaurant, Western-cuisine restaurant, coffee shop, buffets, wedding hall, banquet hall, and cafe bar.
33, Keunbalgae 1-gil, Tongyeong-si, Gyeongsangnam-do
Stunningly beautiful, famously relaxing and consistently recognized as the finest in Korea, the facilities of Kumho Resorts are havens for yachting aficionados, luxury-seekers, and nature-lovers alike. Set beautifully on Chungmu Harbor's dramatic coastlines, the resort is known for its water sports, marine tours, and as a hot springs leisure destination.
69, Pyeonghwa-ro, Mokpo-si, Jeollanam-do
This first-class hotel features ten stories and an underground level, with 67 guestrooms and plentiful facilities, including a banquet hall, seminar room, business center, sauna, facial spa, and restaurants. All rooms offer a view of the endless ocean and Mokpo’s famous Dancing Water Fountain. The rooms feature traditional Korean under-floor Ondol heating, environmentally-friendly interiors, and natural latex mattresses with 100% down bedding, offering a pleasant and comfortable experience for guests with no fine dust. All employees offer heartfelt service to ensure the best comfort and pleasant memories.
40, Garak-ro 93beon-gil, Gimhae-si, Gyeongsangnam-do
The Gimhae Hanok Experience Hall is a “hanok” stay that showcases the beauty and elegance of Korean culture. It has seven buildings in total. Anchae, Sarangchae, Byeolchae, Haengnangchae, Bakkatchae, Heotganchae, and Sadang contains 13 rooms that can house around 2–3 or 4–5 people. Rooms in Anchae, Sarangchae, and Byeolchae have different characteristics and can be chosen according to one’s preferences. The eight Anchae rooms are decorated with antique furniture, seat cushions, traditional letter holders, and lamps, recreating the daily lives of Koreans in the past. The wide “daecheongmaru” raised floor can be used as a meeting room as well. Sarangchae is smaller and more unassuming than the Anchae, but the “numaru” raised floor with a sofa and a table offers a great place to rest and enjoy the scenery. Meanwhile, the Wolpa and Hamheo rooms of Byeolchae offer the most authentic sight in the complex with a large screen and “boryo” (thick quilt laid out on the floor as a seat), which is similar to a scene out of historical dramas. Even though the rooms follow traditional construction to a T, they are all equipped with modern amenities like TVs, refrigerators, air-conditioning, and restrooms for convenience. The management also offers traditional cultural programs often and provides services in English and Japanese for foreign visitors.
189, Seongmisan-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul
Seoul Crown 88 Guest House is a foreigner-only guesthouse located right in the middle of Yeonnam-dong, the hottest district in Seoul at the moment. Its proximity to Hongik University Station makes it accessible to Incheon International Airport, Gangnam, and Digital Media City (DMC) Station. Exiting the inn brings one to a series of chic and trendy cafés and famous restaurants, which is truly a dream come true for visitors itching to get into Seoul’s alleyways. The guesthouse is also close to Gyeongui Line Forest Park, a space of natural healing in the city. All rooms are four-person dormitory-style rooms, furnished with fragrant wooden beds and comfortable beddings. The window toward the top of the bed provides a view of the residential district and brings in sunlight throughout the day to brighten the room. Moreover, all rooms have personal lockers and dressing tables. Community facilities in the guesthouse include the living room, which is equipped with a sofa, TV, and table, restrooms, and a kitchenette for simple reheating. Finally, the guesthouse offers free breakfast between 08:00 and 10:00, which includes toast, milk, and juice, and provides services in English and Chinese.
38, Wondang-daero 819 beon-gil, Seo-gu, Incheon
Dubbed as the “palace of the Jade Emperor,” Jamigung is a “hanok” homestay located in Wondang-dong, Incheon. The earthly, wooden building was finished with the master touches of the Daemokjang (master of traditional carpentry) and built with wood that is dried and carved for a year and six months, while the interior was constructed with bamboo trees from Damyang and Korean paper. Likewise, its fence was finished with a masterful touch, topped with roof tiles sourced from Goryeong, which are also used to restore cultural properties in Korea. There are 6 rooms in total, including Gaon, Mireu, Raon, Dasom, and Hanul, varying in size ranging from a capacity of double occupancy to 15 people. All rooms are furnished with an antique, classical interior consisting of traditional doors with “changhoji” paper, traditional furniture, celadon, and paintings. Earthenware pots lining the courtyard, the vegetable garden, and the trees and wildflowers of the season complete the aesthetic of the hanok. Facilities within the complex include a shared bathroom, seminar room, shared PC, and communal refrigerator. The guesthouse offers English and Chinese services and provides complimentary breakfast in the morning. For pets, the guesthouse only alall dogs on the premises.
177, Walkerhill-ro, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul
VISTA Walkerhill Seoul, located at the foot of Achasan Mountain overlooking the Hangang River, is an eco-friendly hotel with fine interior style combined with cutting-edge technology service, pursuing a new lifestyle trend. It features the best view of Seoul as a resting place in downtown giving a unique and special value to visitors.
42-5, Hyanggyo-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do
Located in Jeonju Hanok Village, Hanok Hyeyum offers a traditional “hanok” (traditional Korean house) experience to its guests. The Korean term “hyeyum” means “thought,” and the hostel’s name pertains to the owners’ wishes of providing new feelings and thoughts to visitors. Its design faithfully brings the feel of the grain on the timber, which was possible with the participation of Daemokjang and Somokjang artisans specializing in hanok construction. The hanging sign at the entrance is carved by a Mokjogakjang, an artisan carpenter and holder of Intangible Cultural Property, and the same spirit of dedication and passion can be found throughout the building. There are six rooms in total, all Korean-style with exposed rafters, handwritten calligraphy, dainty furniture, and masterful teacups. Guests can also find a surprise welcome package of face mask packs. All rooms have modern and sleek bathrooms, while some rooms come with small attic spaces. Hanok Hyeyum also offers pickup services to solo female travelers from the Jeonju Bus Terminal or Jeonju Station, and a complimentary breakfast with a seasonal menu, including items like rice cakes, egg, sweet potato, fruits, and coffee.
365, Geumbong-ro, Jecheon-si, Chungcheongbuk-do
RESOM FOREST located in Jecheon, Chungcheongbuk-do, is an environmental-friendly resort. Using environmental-friendly energy, the resort strive on using reusuable and recycled products. With numerous number of forests, gardens, and valleys, visitors can see beautiful nature all year round.
In addition to guestrooms, the resort features a number of unique natural therapy spaces including the RESOM Spa Center, an herbal medicine wellness center, and an outdoor meditation center. There are also a diversity of cultural spaces including a cultural arts center (porcelain center, gallery, and observatory), a museum, an event house, and a wine cave where a wide range of cultural arts performances are held throughout the year.