The Beauty of Hanok Stay
Have you guys stayed at a Hanok Guesthouse before?
The popularity of South Korea’s Hanok Guesthouse is increasing. Mostly due to Hallyu, where BTS did their photoshoot for their 2019 Summar Package in Korea at Awon Museum and Hotel. Also where the Korean variety TV show “Youn’s Stay” filmed their spin-off of “Youn’s Restaurant” at Ssangsanje. We would like to share more about these amazing Hanok Guesthouses with you.
Awon Museum and Hotel
Let’s take a look at Awon Museum and Hotel first where BTS was at 💜 Does anyone of you own the BTS 2019 in Korea Summar Package? If you do own it, you get to enjoy not only pictures of BTS but also the uniqueness of the Hanok architecture.
At the Awon Museum and Hotel, you will be surrounded by nature and its beauty. A perfect getaway staycation for those who want to escape from the hustle and bustle in the city to a peaceful and quiet holiday. It’s a great experience to be able to stay at a Hanok as there are not many left in Korea and the Awon Museum and Hotel is a 250 years old Hanok architecture.
Not only a museum and hotel, but it also has a Museum Gallery Cafe where you can enjoy a cup of coffee along with art around you. Even during COVID-19, reservation for the Awon Museum and Hotel is booming. Due to how secluded and private the hotel and location are. Staying at the Awon Museum and Hotel, you get to enjoy the whole Hanok by yourself or with your loved ones. A true healing staycation worth visiting.
Now Ssangsanje the Hanok Guest House which is a little closed-off and almost secret-like location in Gurye. Good for social distancing as the rooms and houses are far apart from each other. Not well known globally and not much exposure locally but thanks to Youn’s Stay it is gaining popularity all over the world. At Ssangsanje you get to enjoy nature just right outside your room. Enjoy a hot cup of coffee or Korean ginseng tea while looking at the bamboos.
Youn’s Stay features foreign guests staying at the Ssangsanje Hanok Guest House operated by a group of celebrities like Youn Yuh-jung, Lee Seo-jin, Jung Yu-mi, Park Seo-joon and Choi Woo-shik. At Youn’s Stay, the celebrities prepared many Korean dishes including tteokgalbi (beef patties), jeon (Korean pancake) and gungjung tteokbokki (royal rice cake), etc. Watch the trailer below.
With the Youn’s Stay show popularity skyrocketing globally and locally, South Koreans have been trying to visit and reserve rooms at the Ssangsanje. However, currently the Ssangsanje the Hanok Guest House are not accepting any visitation or reservation due to COVID-19 and other internal schedules. It is still definitely a place to put on your bucket list when it opens! Or visit Awon Museum and Hotel first 💜
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Awon. (2021, February 22). Awon [Website]. Retrieved from http://www.awon.kr/
tvN Asia. (2021, February 22). Youn Stay ǀ 尹STAY Highlight [Video file].
YouTube. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoKGBcG44v4
Ssangsanje. (2021, February 22). Ssangsanje [Website]. Retrieved from http://www.ssangsanje.com/