Come to Bukchon Hanok Village where you can enjoy the beauty of Korean traditions in perfect preservation. You could also go a step further and stay in a hanok hotel in the area surrounded by high-rise buildings for a unique experience. Hanok hotels offer you all the convenience modern hotels provide, in addition to their distinctive attractions as proven by an increasing number of patrons.
Rakgojae, meaning a place where one can enjoy the traditions of the past and rest one’s soul, is a Korean-style hanok hotel with a 130-year history. Guests can choose to sleep on the floor as was traditionally done in the past and even order a Korean-style breakfast in the morning. Additionally, the hotel offers various services, including bathing in a yellow-mud sauna, renting a hanbok, and much more. It is an attractive place where you can relish the beauty of Korean traditions in their true, original form.
Bonum 1957 is a hanok hotel that was designed in 1957 and whose name means, "gem-like place." A total of nine rooms are decorated with a mixture of traditional Korean and Western-style interiors. Despite the exterior features of a hanok, the rooms all have beds equipped with all the modern amenities and offers a location close to major tourist attractions in Seoul. Stay here and find a peace of mind in the big city. On weekends, guests may enjoy pilates and yoga classes in its lush garden.
Located between Gyeongbokgung and Changdeokgung Palaces, Cheong Yeon Jae is a hanok hotel with a tradition of more than 80 years dating back to when it was completed in 1936. It takes the form of the Korean character, "ㅁ." All the rooms are decorated with traditional Korean paper. The floors are heated utilizing the traditional Korean heating system of an "ondol" when necessary. Stay here to experience traditional Korean culture in its most classical way. A highly-popular TV entertainment program has also been filmed here for its unique atmosphere. The healthy, Korean-style breakfast served each morning is well worth trying.
NagNe House is a boutique hotel that combines an old-fashioned, Korean hanok ambiance with all the modern amenities. It has eight guest rooms, a television lounge, as well as kitchen facilities where guests can cook their meals. This place also has a Korean-style garden adorned with pebbles and small bamboo trees. It's eaves have been enhanced with yellow and white transparent acrylic, while offering a traditional Korean residential interior.