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Hanokstays for the First Global Hackathon Participants

The First Global Hackathon - Appcenter & SBS

[ The First Global Hackathon - Appcenter & SBS ]
SUBJECT – How can Information Technology solve the Global Issues?
o Find out new or better solutions for Global Issues
- Anything you can imagine and create to find out solutions for Global Issues
  (social, life, welfare, culture, environment, energy and etc.) with Information Tech
- Expected result
  : ex.) Application (Mobile/Web), Wearable, IoT, IT convergence and/or appropriate tech, etc.
o REGISTER: http://appcenter.kr/wp/archives/6230
o CONTACT: global@appcenter.kr(English & Korean)
o VENUE: DDP(Dongdaemun Design Plaza), Seoul, Korea
- AppCenter: www.appcenter.kr
- SBS Foundation: foundation.sbs.co.kr
- SBS: www.sbs-int.com
- SDF: www.seouldigitalforum.org (SDF 2014 info will come soon)


The participants will enjoy the unique experience staying at one of Hanoks, Korea traditional houses in Seoul. The App center and kozaza, a home sharing service focused on Seoul, have worked together to bring the special places to stay to participants.
You can feel the genuine Korean tradition and culture staying in one of Hanoks located at Bukchon Hanok Village.
Surrounded by Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace and Jongmyo Shrine, Bukchon Hanok Village is home to hundreds of traditional houses called ‘hanok’ that date back to the Joseon Dynasty. Bukchon is located pretty close to DDP where the Global Hackathon will be held.

Here are the slides introducing the Hanokstays where the participants can stay at.

You may check the list of them at http://www.kozaza.com/picks?name=globalhackathon.



Mumum Hanokstay

During the Chosun Dynasty, the elite aristocratic class resided here in Bukchon. We are proud to say that the hanok, MuMum is located in the heart of Bukchon, surrounded by the traditional Korean atmosphere. Hanoks have been famous for harmonizing nature and simplicity to create and neat living experience. DaeSung Kim, a master carpenter, has noted that beauty of this hanok. Stay at MuMum for a cozy, comfortable experience!

* Guidelines and Service
- Free Breakfast(8:00~10:00): Toast and beverages
- All rooms with private bathroom toiletries (toothbrush excepted)
- Free internet and Wi-Fi enabled
- Equipped with air conditioning/span>

* Address: Gye-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul


 You can book Mumum Hanokstay HERE at kozaza

You can see Mumum Hanokstay on video at HERE
You can see inside view at HERE


Hueahn Hanok Guesthouse

Hueahn Guesthouse is one of the famous korean traditional houses in Bukchon, Seoul. You can feel beauty of Korean culture in a central pillar made of old wood from Mt. Baekdu, doors decorated with mother-of–pearl, and various lacquer decors. While your stay, the host provides you with a special opportunity to experience Korean Urushi(vanishing with traditional lacquer) and hand craft with mother-of-pearl. The host also provide comfort bedding made of natural material.

* Guidelines and Service

- Free WiFi access
- Provide eco-friendly cotton bedding with natural texture
-  Air-conditioner, hair dryer, high quality bath towels(supima cotton)

* Address: Gye-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul

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You can book Hueahn Hanok Guesthouse 1 HERE at kozaza
You can book Hueahn Hanok Guesthouse 2 HERE at kozaza

You can see Hueahn Hanok on video at HERE
You can see inside view at HERE



Doo Hanok Guesthouse

Whether you’re a tourist or traveling on business, Doo Hanok Guesthouse is a great choice for accommodation when visiting Seoul. The city center is merely 3 km away and the airport can be reached within minutes. Also within easy reach are Chicken Art Museum, Bukchon Museum, Chang Duk Goong Palace.
Doo Hanok Guesthouse is committed to ensuring that your stay is as comfortable as possible. For the comfort and convenience of guests, it offers tours, room service, Wi-Fi in public areas, laundry service, meeting facilities.
In addition, all guestrooms feature a variety of comforts such as fan, seating area, television, shared bathroom, desk to please even the most discerning guest. It offers many unique recreational opportunities such as garden. Whatever your purpose of visit, Doo Hanok Guesthouse is an excellent choice for your stay in Seoul.

* Guidelines and Service
- Free Wi-Fi
- State of the art security
- Free coffee&tea available from garden

Address: Gye-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul

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You can book Doo  Hanok Guesthouse 1 HERE at kozaza
You can book Doo Hanok Guesthouse 2 HERE at kozaza



Bukchonmaru Hanokstay

Bukchon Maru Hanok Guesthouse is located in the heart of the Bukchon Hanok residential area in Seoul. Bukchon (meaning North Village in Korean) has the highest concentration of Hanoks, the traditional tiled-roof Korean buildings.  They are a family run guest house, having owned this property for over 30 years.
Due to its proximity to the local palaces, Bukchon has been home to high government officials and prestigious families of the late Chosen Dynasty, who needed to commute to the local palaces often. The name “Bukchon” was synonymous with status and class in the era no more than 100 years ago. Along with the tumultuous modern Korean history, the quiet neighborhood of Bukchon also underwent significant changes. Modern buildings began to appear, and with the elimination of traditional class system, more and more people swarmed in to the village.

*Guidelines and Service
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free Breakfast(Korean dish & traditional tea)
- Available Languages: Korean, English, Chinese

* Address: Gye-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul

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You can book Bukchonmaru Hanokstay HERE at kozaza

You can see Bukchonmaru Hanokstay on video at HERE
You can see inside view at HERE



Todaki Hanok Guesthouse

Todaki hanok guesthouse is situated next to one of the finest high schools, Joongang high school, in central Seoul, which was a setting of a famous Korean drama, ‘Winter Sonata’. Todaki Korean traditional house is newly decorated. We are proud of the tranquility and comfortable atmosphere of Todaki. The rooms and bathrooms are clean and neat. The house has its own beauty and convenience each season, especially the sunshine that keeps the house bright, and luxurious doors which will make the rooms warm during the winter.

* Guidelines and Service
- Free breakfast and bottled water
- Free internet

* Address: Gye-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul

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 You can book Todaki Hanok Guesthouse HERE at kozaza
You can see inside view at HERE



Bukchon Hanok Guesthouse

Bukchon Guesthouse is designed for travelers who want to have an experience of Korean Traditional-style house. Bukchon is located in the center of the Seoul City. Staying at Bukchon Guesthouse, you will experience homely at atmosphere.
When you enter through the main gate, you will find a small yard and the guest units, which are situated in a square around the yard. There is a narrow wooden hallway in front of the rooms, so one can easily move between the rooms. The traditional doors are covered with hanji, or Korean paper, and the nature-friendly interior of the rooms features red clay walls and heated floors. Guest rooms are located on all sides of the rectangular-shaped courtyard. The low-lying stone wall allows guests privacy while maintaining the traditional flavor of the hanok.

* Guidelines and Service

- Free breakfast
- Available Languages: Korean, English, Japanese

* Address: Gye-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul

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You can book Bukchon Hanok Guesthouse HERE at kozaza


Hanok Guesthouse 201

Guest House 201 is located in Bukchon Hanok Village in the Gahoe-dong neighborhood of Jongno-gu, which was once the center of ancient Seoul. This traditional hanok (Korean-style house) sits close to the starting point of the path along the Eight Scenic Views of the village, and serves the various needs of its visitors, providing them with assistance with travel, corporate workshops and seminars. Offering a homey atmosphere under its motto of “Travelers First,” this friendly house is fitted with a kitchen that’s open 24/7, and includes the free use of a washing machine, a small garden, and an outdoor seating area.There is a vegetable garden on the rooftop during the summer, part of a common and nature-oriented lifestyle in the center of the city.
The house is conveniently located close to some of Seoul’s top tourist attractions including Samcheong-dong, Insa-dong, Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace, and Gwanghwamun Gate. The host, who traveled around the world for many years, is dedicated to providing a place for the exchange of information and assistance for visitors to Seoul and Bukchon Hanok Village. The house offers foreign visitors a chance to try patbingsu (shaved ice with sweetened red beans and other toppings) during the summer or to make kimchi jeon (kimchi pancake) and enjoy it with a few glasses of makgeolli (rice wine) during the spring and autumn.

* Guidelines and Service

- Free breakfast(self): Bread, Jam, Butter, Coffee&Tea
- Available Languages: Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese
- Free use of a washing machine

* Address: Gahoe-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul

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You can book Hanok Guesthouse 201 – 1 HERE at kozaza
You can book Hanok Guesthouse 201 – 2 HERE at kozaza



Tteuranchae Hanokstay

The accommodation is located at the center of the neighborhood and the view is fantastic, including the view of the mountain. Woods in Jung-dok Library can be seen through the window, and it is perfect place for relaxation.

* Address: Gahoe-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul

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You can book Samcheongdong Heuksudol Hanokstay HERE at kozaza



Irang Hanokstay

Irang Guesthouse is a newly-renovated, Korean traditional house used as an accommodation. Single building with garden on the side, the place is a bit small but very cozy and homey. The guesthouse is located in the northeast part of Bukchon, making it look like less convenient for transportation at first glance, but with the town bus, it is quite convenient to get to the subway station, only about 5 minutes. The neighborhood is very quiet and pleasant, since Changdeokgung is just beside with a number of cafes and galleries. The town is a bit isolated and less visitors come take a look around compared to other parts of Bukchon, Samcheong-dong and Gahoe-dong. Surrounded by trees and mountain, Irang guesthouse provides a quite time in busy center of the city.

* Guidelines and Service
- Family/Kids friendly and suitable for events
- Free Wi-Fi

* Address: Wonseo-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul

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You can book Irang Hanokstay HERE at kozaza

You can see Irang Hanokstay on video at HERE
You can see inside view at HERE



WWOOF Korea Hanok Guesthouse

It is located in Seoul and run both WWOOF Korea office and this guesthouse. This house is what we call Hanok, Korean traditional house with a small green garden.  It is located in Bukchon, nestled among Gyeongbok Palace, Changdeok Palace(UNESCO World Heritage site), and Jongmyo Royal Shrine.  Bukchon has the largest area of Hanok houses in Seoul and, is one of the most beautiful residential districts in Korea. There are lots of historical spots and cultural heritage sites, galleries and cafes along the small alleys that meander like a maze.  Excellent access to both traditional area and downtown Seoul.

* Guidelines and Service
- Free breakfast(organic): bread, jam, milk, tea
- Green eco: garden, shampoo, soap, detergent, toilet paper

* Address: Gye-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul

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You can book WWOOF Korea Hanok Guesthouse HERE at kozaza
You can see inside view at HERE



Gaonjae Hanokstay

Gaonjae is located up in the hills with a clear view of Bukchon. The name Gaonjae means ‘The center of Bukchon. The guesthouse is also conveniently located and close to Anguk subway station. Each room in Gaonjae has unique Korean name, Jignyeo, Narae, Gyenwoo, Mir, and Busi. Up to 30 guests can be accommodated at the same time, allowing various programs to be held. The Garden is paved with stones, and thus less dust rise up compared to guesthouses with soil-ground gardens. The spacious courtyard can also be used for outdoor gatherings or seminars.

*Guidelines and Service
- Free breakfast: Toast, juice, egg, etc
- Free Wi-Fi

* Address:  Gahoe-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul

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 You can book Gaonjae Hanokstay HERE at kozaza
You can see inside view at HERE



Pine Suites Hanokstay

There is true healing of “space heling through Hanok” and quiet and peaceful garden of Changdeok Palace in the Pine suite. Inner yard, kitchen, living room and rooftop are the public space which everyone can use.
The pine suites which is the pine tree house where you can experience Hanok and overlooks Changdeok Palace in Bukchon, Seoul has been built by a space designer, Gyeong Soo Kim for Hanok experience. Since the appearance of Hanok is combined with antique furniture and vintage furniture, this is the cozy and beautiful hanok where you can feel the beauty and modernity of Hanok.

*Guidelines and Service
- Povide All toiletries(except disposable razor and toothbrushes)
- Free breakfast: simple toast or instant noodle
- Free water, coffee and tea

* Address: Wonseo-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul

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You can book Pine Suite Hanokstay HERE at kozaza



Hyosundang Hanokstay

Located in Anguk, hyosundang, is the birthplace of Yun Bosum. The main house is a newly renovated, very relaxing and quiets. Although renovated with the comforts of modern technology, the hanok still retains it’s traditional feeling and is very well preserved. All guests have access to a small comfortable yard. Hyosundang will give you an excellent Hanok experience.

Hyoseondang is a comfortable resting place for all the travelers who visit Bukchon and the visitors may experience spatial affordability of its tidy ground to the full.

* Guidelines and service
- Free breakfast
- Free Wi-Fi

* Address: Anguk-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul

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 You can book Hyosundang Hanokstay HERE at kozaza
You can see Hyosundang Hanokstay at HERE