Hanok guesthouseHealing Hanok Chaihyodang
Feel right at home and relax without any other guests at this guesthouse that only receives one reservation a day!
Healing Hanok Chaihyodang is a cultural hanok structure built with Korean pine trees by the nation’s top hanok architect and CEO of Bukchon HRC, Kim Jang-kwon.
The hanok has won the “triple crown,” having received the Main Prize at the 2018 Korea Wood Design Awards, the Seoul Well Hanok, and the Publication Award from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism ([Home is Yearning]).
The hanok encompasses a modern but simple beauty with a rich pine scent.
1. [One reservation a day] without any other guests
Guests of Chaihyodang can exclusively use the [Ondol Room (choose between Anbang (inner room) and Numarubang (reception room) + bathroom with a bathtub + 12-pyeong (40m2), underground multi-purpose room (with a refrigerator) + court with a wooden bench] according to their reservation type without any other guests around.
There are two types of reservations at Chaihyodang. There is the Royal Suite Room (2 rooms) and the Royal Deluxe Room (Anbang + Numarubang).
With the one-reservation-a-day system, guests can use the facility without any other guests present. Only one reservation for either the Royal Suite Room or the Royal Deluxe Room is taken per day.
2. Provision of top-quality bedding with natural cotton cloth
We guarantee the cleanest, most relaxing, and coziest sleep you will ever have.
3. Chaihyodang’s exclusive, spacious underground multi-purpose room
The incomparable multi-purpose room is a spacious, 12-pyeong area that cannot be found in any other guesthouse.
The venue is perfect for refreshments or a wine party. This optimal space for light drinking and gathering can be used free of charge.
We ask that all guests use the underground multi-purpose room for drinking.
The room is also equipped with a piano, gayageum (Korean harp), kkwaenggwari (gong), janggu (drums), and drums for guests to show off their musical talents.
4. One breakfast table per guest
Each guest will receive one traditional breakfast table of rice cake soup and seaweed porridge made from vegetable broth cooked by the lady of the house (Lee Mi-mi) who completed the temple food cooking course at Jingwansa Temple.
5. The guesthouse also provides a traditional mattress experience in Numaru, the wooden ondol room
6. The wooden bench in the court adds romance to the night.
Guests can lay on the wooden bench in the court to enjoy the stars in the night sky.
They can experience a similar feeling to that when one visits their hometown.
7. Teatime with author Choi Hyo-chan and his wife
Sign up for teatime with author Choi Hyo-chan (Doctor of Literature; Comparative Literature) to enjoy a time for conversation about childhood education, the humanities, and the second chapter of one’s life.
The lady of the house (Lee Mi-mi-Chaeyoung(renamed)) who was the head of a private educational institute, has formed her own views on educational counseling with her degree in Sociology from Yonsei University, thirty years of experience in tutoring and heading a private educational institute, and as the co-author of “Qualifications of a Parent.”
8. Small library in the main hall and a book gift
In the main hall is the small library of author Choi Hyo-chan who wrote thirty books including, “Children’s Education of Nobles Around the World” and “Selection of 100 Humanities Classics Recommended by Seoul National University 1, 2, 3.” Guests will also receive a signed book as a gift.
9. Smoking is prohibited in all areas of the building. Free Wi-Fi is provided, as well as a refrigerator in the multi-purpose room. The facility is equipped with the security device, SECOM.
10. Spend a night at Chaihyodang, soaked in the smell of pine trees, with the mountain breeze from Bukhansan Mountain for a relaxing time!
Chaihyodang is a legitimate guesthouse that takes part in the Safe Stay campaign.
Business Registration No. 464-03-01064
Local Government License No. 26113-2018-000001
This is a reliable accommodation which is participating Safestay campaign