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Smile Guesthouse

2.5 star property
Mountain guesthouse with restaurant, near Seorak-san National Park

8.6/10 Fabulous

80 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
5-9, Cheongbong-ro 5-gil, Sokcho, Gangwon, 217-120
Main amenities
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Restaurants
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Computer station
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Barbecue grills
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
Feel at home
  • Kitchenette
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Laundry facilities
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Seorak-dong
  • Seorak-san National Park - 1 min drive
  • Sokcho Beach - 21 min drive
  • Naksan Beach - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • Yangyang (YNY-Yangyang Intl.) - 25 min drive
  • Seoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.) - 174 min drive

About this property

Smile Guesthouse

Smile Guesthouse is a great choice for a stay in Sokcho. Other features include a terrace and a garden. Fellow travellers say good things about the helpful staff and location.


English, Japanese, Korean

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of CESCO (S. Korea)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 25 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 10:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas


  • Free on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • BBQs

Working away

  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station


  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Slippers
  • Window screens

What to enjoy

  • Heated floors

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Desk

Food and drink

  • Mini fridge
  • Kitchenette
  • Free bottled water


  • Housekeeping (on request)

Special features


On-site venue – This restaurant specialises in Korean cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; masks are required in public areas.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of CESCO (S. Korea) guidelines.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO).


This property does not have lifts.

This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Goodstay Smile Guesthouse House Sokcho
Goodstay Smile Guesthouse House
Goodstay Smile Guesthouse Sokcho
Goodstay Smile Guesthouse
Smile Guesthouse Sokcho
Smile Guesthouse Guesthouse
Smile Guesthouse Guesthouse Sokcho

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Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Great hidden gem, with friendly Ori the dog
Great hidden gem, very quiet up in the Seoraksan National Park. Restaurant were walking distance. Host was super nice and speakers some English. Their dog Ori was so cute and friendly, she escorted us around.
Kong Pheng, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location for people interested in hiking Seoraksan
Grace, 2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Very welcoming. Nice view in the back. Quiet and good location near the park.
Troy, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Aaron, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Ramesh, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Surroundings: OK, alley street, walking distance to restaurants, close to transportation Car Parking: good, large spaces (larger vehicles OK) Check-in: key not card Room: 3 beds with kitchenette, quiet, clean, modern, spacious comfort for 3 adults; AC nice and cold, free water bottles in fridge Bathroom: clean, large-sized, water hot and pressure OK, limited toiletries provided, bath-sized towels Breakfast: free but minimal (cereal, toast, juice, instant coffee) Miscellaneous: bunkbeds; restaurant on premise
1-night trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

8/10 Very good

Homey style guesthouse not too far from Mt. Seorak
Location is about 30 mins walk/5-10 mins bus ride from entrance of Mt. Seorak which is great. There's a bus stop less than 5 mins walk from the guesthouse. From Sokcho Bus Terminal, take bus 7/7-1 to Arcade Stop (if not mistaken), the bus stop is right in front of the Winter Olympic Mascots' statues. Take the same bus to get to Mt. Seorak, it starts running from 5.30 am. We arrived late at night whilst it was raining and the lady owner waited for us, she upgraded us from double room to family room. It was a really kind gesture and we were really grateful after a long day of travelling! Guesthouse a little run down but room and toilet were spacious and kept clean. Hot shower with good water pressure. Tiny towels provided but sufficient for us. Hairdryer also provided. TV worked well. There's water dispenser and microwave at the hallway. Simple breakfast of bread and jam prepared for us but make sure to wash up after yourselves. Overall, will definitely stay again!
Jie Sze, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Charming and cheap
This was just what I wanted and expected from the online description: Charming, cheap, and convenient to Seoraksan. Not the hotel's fault, but: I was there the last weekend of April and the whole area was pretty dead. Most restaurants closed, etc. I had seen reviews saying that in winter it was like that, but I wasn't expecting it in the middle of spring.
1-night trip
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