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Rakkojae Seoul

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Reviewed 1 December 2014

After navigating our way through some private houses in Bukchon, I knew we were pretty near to Rak Ko Jae Seoul after walking passed the elementary school. This boutique hotel felt like a beautiful private home as Whoopi welcome us at the doorstep after pressing...More

2  Thank Shoei25
Reviewed 5 October 2014

After the fourth day in a row taking a cold shower and not having heating despite the 10 degrees outside, I am struggling to talk about the positives of this hanok. It is true that the place is beautiful, and that the cooking is really,...More

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Response from Michael A, Owner at Rakkojae SeoulResponded 9 November 2014

Dear guest, First and foremost, please accept our most sincere apologies for the inconvenience we caused during your vacation to Seoul. We understand that your problem was not dealt with in the manner that you would expect from us and that certainly is something to...More

Reviewed 16 September 2014

We stayed at the annex, which is a separate house. It gave a wonderful quiet serene environment. The service is personal and sincere. Woopi and her team helped us with luggage, maps, advice for local itineraries. They prepared traditional Korean dinners and breakfasts which are...More

3  Thank DrMac27126
Reviewed 2 August 2014

With an amazing architecture and atmosphere, Rakkojae exudes a sense of serene fantasy and is well worth the trip. Gain exposure to traditional food and housing, with the convenience of modern amenities. Situated in a quiet, safe neighborhood, this hotel provides wonderful photo opportunities and...More

Thank David Z
Reviewed 29 July 2014

Our time at Rakkojae will go down as one of those magical experiences that can never be matched. The location, ambience, service and cuisine all combined to create some unforgettable memories. Yes, it is expensive, but the reward is commensurate with the impact on your...More

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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
Minibar
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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
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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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"Master Bedroom is right the entrance and has an area for dining."
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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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