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Reviewed 2 April 2013 via mobile

Stayed at Mama Hanok for a week. The owner is a very friendly man who is always willing and ready to introduce places to us. He replies emails very quickly before the trip and answers all my questions! He treats us like friends! He even prepared breakfast for us on the day we had to depart for our DMZ tour....

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1Thank Junexh
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 22 March 2013

The owner is a very friendly man, nevertheless the place is a bit old, messy, smelly and extremely small. We stayed at one of the "better" room with our own private bathroom/toilet (instead of shared toilet). The size of room/bathroom is small, room is just enough to put 2single mattresses on the floor, that's it! andsee barely have space to...

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2Thank GuestFromSg
Brisbane
Reviewed 6 March 2013

A friend and I stayed at Mama Hanok for 2 days and I have to say it was definitely an eye opening experience. The place was definitely very peaceful and tranquil - a great place for those who like a good sleep and a stressless night. Mama Hanok definitely has everything you could ask for - a clean bathroom, replenished...

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1Thank Huan T
Reviewed 7 January 2013

I stayed there for 2 nights in late Dec. The owner is very friendly and gave me a warm welcome. His wife is also very nice. The room was clean and warm in the cold winter. I was impressed that they provided a very good bath towel for use during winter. It really absorbs water very fast. The toilet and...

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1Thank bibianni
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 23 November 2012

we stayed in this place for overnight only but wished we could have stayed more. the place is very near the key places to go to, there are marts nearby so if you need anything else you can make a quick trip to the grocery, the host speaks english so that is already more than okay, he also advises very...

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Seattle
Reviewed 12 October 2012

We stayed at this wonderful guesthouse the weekend of Chuseok Festival. As indicated in the website it is about a 10 minute walk from the airport bus drop off. It really is not far but if you travel with lots of luggage it would be best to take a 2 minute $3.00 taxi ride:). We flew in late at night...

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1Thank craulocsol
Sonoran Desert AZ
Reviewed 8 October 2012

Would you like to experience a traditional Korean home? Contact Mr. Ju at Mama Hanok and do it early, this small guesthouse is often filled to capacity. So what exactly makes this place so wonderful? Partly it's the location, easy walking distance to palaces and shopping and the Metro. Partly it's the unique experience of staying in a truly traditional...

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1Thank msmarls
London
Reviewed 2 October 2012

We stayed in Mama Hanok recently and just wanted to flag that it might not be for everyone - particularly given the overwhelmingly positive reviews. In light of those, I won't rehearse the positives of the place, rather point out that the accommodation is firstly very intimate. You can hear everything others say and do, and I found that as...

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3Thank aliceontheroad
Osaka, Japan
Reviewed 30 September 2012 via mobile

Honestly, I want to keep Mama Hanok Guest house away from everybody. This is perfect "Home away from home". Location is good( 3min away from subway station, you can reach Insadong on foot, there is Airport Limsine bus stop) rooms are clean and decorated by Korean furniture and painting which host draw. I mean Mama Hanok Guesthouse has all factors...

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Reviewed 24 September 2012 via mobile

I went for a short trip to Seoul from Busan on my own after a conference. I usually do not like to stay at hotel and I found Mama Hanok via tripadvisor. It was a perfect decision to make. To make things short, I will go straight to the point. The room is small but decent. It's not sparkling clean...

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Additional Information about Changdeokgung Sodam

Address: 45, Yulgok-ro 8-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03134, South Korea (Formerly MaMa Hanok Guesthouse)
Region: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range: $66 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Changdeokgung Sodam 2*
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“We chose a room with bathroom. They are very small but still enjoyed the stay!”
 of 5 bubbles roxita, 2 Oct 2013 | Read review
“It doesn't really matter.”
 of 5 bubbles Ziolko, 14 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Definitely choose one of the bigger rooms with a private bathroom!”
 of 5 bubbles HuanT_13, 5 Mar 2013 | Read review
“maybe getting a room with its own bathroom is better, we went there in fall season and we had a shared one and it is cold when you go outside your room to pee or take a shower.”
 of 5 bubbles Freya_x13x, 22 Nov 2012 | Read review
“Don't hesitate about booking the room because there is only limited numbers of rooms it's easy to get fully booked, and communicate with the owner through e-mail continually, because if you don't answer Mr. Ju's e-mail, you don't get the room.”
 of 5 bubbles 298JudyH, 15 Aug 2012 | Read review
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