Staying at Usimdang is a historic, comfortable and memorable experience. Usimdang will be the center of your Buckchon village travel. We are located in near Gyeongbokgung Palace. A common living room is available for you to enjoy tea, breakfast.
This is the place where Manhae Han Yongun called home. Manhae was a renowned Korean Buddhist reformer and poet. To make Buddhism appeal to the younger generation, he published Buddhist magazines, named Yusim (translated as whole mind). These series of magazines were written in 1918 during his stay at Usimdang.
At Usimdang, you don't need to threat about inconvenience of traditional hanok. There are fully-equipped bathrooms located throughout the guesthouse. Each room is decorated with traditional Korean furniture and equipped with air conditioning and heating systems.
-Body-Washer, tooth paste, shampoo, hair conditioner, bath towel, Towels and linen are provided
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Staying at Usimdang is a historic, comfortable and memorable experience. You can enjoy traditional Korean side dishes (marinated fruits, spicy kimchi) and tea, gaze at stars and plants in the garden area, play with the traditional Korean folk games available or simply relax and enjoy the atmosphere of a Korean Hanok. A common living room area is available for you to enjoy tea, breakfast, read, or meet other travelers.
-Enjoy painting(We draw most of them)
-Enjoy Korean traditional jar(Before the open the jar, guess what’s in there)
-Enjoy small garden
-Reading a book
-Enjoy a bell sound through wind
-Watching stars in the sky at the night time
Je-Gi-Cha-Gi, Yut, Playing stone, Tuho and so on.
Western style breakfast is included for free. If you need travel tips throughout your stay, we will be happy to provide recommendations. Our host will be at Usimdang during daytime to provide assistance. There is also a guidebook located in the guesthouse that can provide itinerary, sightseeing and restaurant recommendations, emergency contacts, and all you need to know to make your stay seamless!
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Usimdang will be the center of your Buckchon village travel. We are located between Gyeongbokgung Palace and Changdeokgun Palace, and only 10 minute walking distance from Ankuk station (Line #3), and 15 minutes’ walk to Insadong.In the afternoon, explore boutique shops, cute café and enjoy the charm of Gye-dong Street. If you need to grab a bite, you can taste between many local or fancy restaurants, roam a supermarket or even grab a drink at a nearby bar.
1.What is the check-in/check-out time?
A: Check-in is at 3:00pm and check-out is at 11:00am.
2.How do we access Usimdang Guesthouse?
A: Host will be staying in Usimdang from 8:00am to around 6:00pm to assist. The front gate door has a special code for access provided by the Usimdang host. Key will be handed when you check-in. If you check-out when the host isn’t in the Usimdang, please place the key on the table inside the room. Each room will have a designated key. There is a replacement fee for any lost key.
1.Is breakfast included?
A: We provide western style breakfast for free from 8:00am to 10:00am. You can enjoy it in the living room in the main house or your own room
2.What if I want to do my laundry?
A: Laundry service is available for KRW7,000 per load.
3. Is wifi available?
A: Free wifi is available and passcode is _______ (ask to host)
In case, if it doesn’t work, Passcode is provided on the white board in the living room.
4.What about entertainment?
A: Game product is in the wooden box at the living room but ‘Tuho’ is place at near the table.
1.Are there fire safety equipment and first aid kit available?
A: Every room has installed a fire alarm and fire extinguisher. Usimdang Guesthouse has passed The Seoul Fire Department inspection. First Aid Kit is located in the wooden box at the living room.
2.Can we cook in the kitchen area?
A: Due to the risk of fire, gas equipment to cook food is not available. There is hot and cold water available. You can use it to enjoy tea or make noodles. There is a microwave that is available to heat up food and a refrigerator to store cold foods.
3.If I want more blankets during my stay, is this possible?
A: We understand during winter season it can be chilly. If you need extra blanket, just ask our host and we will provide extra blanket at no additiona
4.I forgot my adaptor, could I rent one?
A: Yes, just reach out to Usimdang host. We can lend it to you with a small deposit. Once it is returned, you will get your deposit back.
1. What is the housecleaning schedule?
A: For security and environmental reasons, sheet covers will only be changed after a guest's stay. However, if you require room cleaning or change of sheets, you may ask our host to assist you.
There is cleaning tools located in the garage next to kitchen. Feel free to use it and return it back to the original place.
2.What is the difference between the trash cans in our rooms and the one near the garden?
A: In South Korea, trash must be separated by perishables, recyclables and non-recyclables. General trash can be put in your room’s trash can. Any food waste or perishable items must be thrown out in the trash can near the garden.
3.What if I am out of toilet paper and want fresh towels?
A: If toilet paper is out of stock and you need fresh towels, feel free to take one from the garage next to the kitchen.
1.There is set number of people that can stay in each room. If the total number of guests per room is over the set amount, we will charge KRW 20,000 per extra person per night. Extra mattress will be provided.
Here is our set number of persons per room:
Sun Room: 3 people
Flower Room: 2 people
Star Room : 2 people
Grass Room : 2 people
2.Please keep your personal valuables with you. Usimdang do not take any responsibility for the lost items.
3.Korean tradition ‘hanok’ is very sensitive to noise. Please keep noise levels down.
4.Trash must be separated into general trash(put in trash can inside room) vs. perishable/food products (put in trash can near garden)
5.Customer can enjoy living room, kitchen, garage, and garden freely. After using the areas, please clean up.
6.Please don’t take Usimdang’s product away or move them from original positions. Usimdang wants to share all our products to all guests.
7.If you make an indelible stain on the wall or break any furniture or items in Usimdang, please let Usimdang host know. Fixing cost can be charged depending on damage.
8.After using the towels, please leave it in the bathroom.