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Filming Locations of the K-drama “Hotel del Luna”

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Wondering about the filming locations of the k-drama Hotel del Luna? Thinking if the “Hotel del Luna” does exist? Have you been dreaming or wishing to aim that Jang Man-weol fashions? Here’s good news for you, nae chingudeul!

Hotel del Luna is a Korean series starring IU and Yeon Jin-goo as the owner and manager of a hotel that caters not to people but ghosts.

Jang Man-weol (IU) had made a huge sin in the past that’s why the hotel catering to the dead or ghost was bound to her soul. By the manipulation of the deity named Mago, Jang Man-weol met  Gu Chan-sung’s father and had a deal that the child would work for her when he turn 20 years old. The father was too afraid and sent his child abroad but later came back when his father died. He was supposed to work as an assistant manager at a multi-national hotel corporation but became the manager of a ghost hotel.

Filming Locations of the K-drama “Hotel del Luna”

Mokpo Modern History Museum

Hotel del Luna does exist but in different locations. The exterior will be found in Mokpo Modern History Museum located in the district of Mokpo in Jeollanam-do. The travel time is about 3hours from Seoul Station.

Address
6 Yeongsan-ro 29-beongil, Daeui-dong 2(i)ga, Mokpo-si, Jeollanam-do, South Korea
전라남도 목포시 영산로29번길 6 (전라남도 목포시 대의동2가 1-5)

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 09:00 am – 6:00 pm (Closed on Mondays)

How to get here?
Take a KTX to Mokpo Station and walk to the museum. (~13 mins)

Note: 
Admission fee (₩2,000) applies for entrance into the museum.

Seoul Book Bogo

Another filming location is Seoul Book Bogo near Jamsilnaru Station, exit 2.  This bookstore that sells second books was seen in episode 3 of the said drama.

For more details about this bookstore read this article, Seoul Book Bogo 서울책보고: Book Lovers Haven.

Address
Ogeum-ro 1, Songpagu, Seoul 05507 (서울특별시 송파구 오금로1(신천동14)

Opening hour: (Weekdays) 10:30 am – 8:30 pm | (Weekend & Holiday) 10:00 – 9:00 pm | Closed on Mondays

How to get here?
It’s just a 2-minute walk away from Jamsilnaru Station Exit 1 or 2.

Samcheongdong Korea Guesthouse

In episode 1, Samcheongdong Korea Guesthouse was featured when Goo Chan-seong (Yeo Jin-goo) run outside of this building and got cornered by the female ghost who kept on following him. Jang Man-weol went to check out on him and helped him by distracting the ghost.

Address
12-1 Samcheong-ro 4-gil, Hwa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 종로구 삼청로4길 12-1 (서울특별시 종로구 화동 35)

How to get here?
Anguk Station, Seoul Subway Line 3, Exit 1 (13 min. walk)

Jeongdok Public Library

In episode 1, where Goo Chan-seong was waiting for a taxi he started seeing the female ghost in this place. This is the outside place of the Jeongdok Public Library near Anguk Station.

Another scene was filmed here when another female ghost rides on the motorbike with the guy he used to remember even though she’s blind through his hands. But after that, she remembered that she died after she was hit and run by the guy that she wanted to see.

Address
Seoul, Jongno-ro, Bukchon-ro5gil 48
서울특별시 종로구 북촌로5길 48

How to get here?
Take Seoul Subway Line 3 going to Anguk Station and exit at gate 1.

A Loaf Slice Piece (어 로프 슬라이스 피스)

A bakery named “A Loaf Slice Piece” was featured in episode 4 of the drama, where Goo Chan-seong visits the bakery in order to help his female ghost client to search for the person she encountered before she died. This popular bakery with its freshly baked pastries is located in the city of Yongin in Gyeonggi-do.

Address
755 Yubang-dong, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do
경기 용인시 처인구 백령로 47 (경기 용인시 처인구 유방동 755)

Telephone: 031-339-1488
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday, 10:00 am– 9:00 pm

Kyungsung Clothes (경성의복)

Have you been wondering if you can able to dress up like Jang Man-weol? Worries no more because Kyungsung clothes provide the best and fancy dresses of IU in Hotel de Luna. Kyungsung Clothes is a rental shop and launched an event where guests can take photos in their shop upon renting clothes.

They have 2 rental shops located and Seoul and not too far from each other. Clothes rental for 3 hours is 30,000 won and it’s highly recommended to make reservations. For more details, you can check the Kyungsung Clothes website here. Please do note that their site is in Korean only. For more information, please read the full write-up about this, Vintage looks like Jang Man-wol (IU) in Hotel del Luna.

Address of Shop #1: Jongno-gu, Samil-dong 30 Road 56, 2F (서울 종로구 삼일대로30길 56, 2층)
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday, 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Getting here: Take a subway going to Jongno 3-ga Station (Line 3, Exit 7), about 250m towards the direction of Changdeokgung Palace, 2 to 3 minutes walk,

Address of Shop #2: Jongno-gu, Donhwamun 11 Road 30, 3F (서울 종로구 돈화문로11길 30, 3층)
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday, 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Getting here: Take a subway going to Jongno 3-ga Station (Line 3, Exit 4), located on the 3rd floor of Smiling Blowfish Building.

Hotel Seine 호텔세느장

Hotel Seine 호텔세느장 is one of those cafes that can be found in the downtown of Seoul, Ikseon-dong exactly.  This is an old hotel which is renovated into a cafe and bar. Built with 6th floors including a rooftop and a basement with a unique and awesome interior inside and a red carpet outside the building. Read Hotel Seine 호텔세느장 x Hotel Del Luna Experience for more interesting details about this cafe.

Address: 28-5 Donhwamun-ro 11-gil, Nakwon-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 서울 종로구 돈화문로11길 28-5
Phone: 02-745-4664
Operating Hours: Mon~Sun 12.00~10.00 PM

How to go here?

Take a subway going to Jongno-3-ga station (Line 3) exit no. 4, just cross the street and walk straight and turn right to the first corner and you’ll see a pink building and that’s it.

Hotel de Luna airs every Saturday and Sunday, 9 pm (KST) on tvN and this post will be updated with other filming locations of the said drama.

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24 Replies to “Filming Locations of the K-drama “Hotel del Luna””

  1. The Hotel Seine is too cute! I want to visit SoKor already. That country is just really beautiful. Not a fan of KDramas but my friends does. So I know some of it. I heard this Hotel De Luna before

    1. Thanky you for visiting my blog. Yes, the Hotel Seine Cafe is something different and unique. It’s all in one cafe.
      Hotel del Luna will have it’s ending this weekend 🙁

  2. The shooting locations are picturesque! I guess this is one of the many reasons why people are hooked to kdrama – because of the scenic locations in the show/movie.

    What caught my attention was the Seoul Book Bogo. Cute interiors!

  3. Would love to visit filming locations as well! Ang gaganda ng mga pictures mo 🙂 Papanoorin ko na din Hotel Del Luna next after watching Love alarm

  4. ang ganda ng mga locations na ginagamit nila for shoots. The best part is, nagiging go-to places ang mga ‘to dahil sa mga k-drama.

    1. Hi,
      I would like to know the location of the “hall way” in hotel del luna. It’s also the background of their poster. Any idea?

  5. It’s been a full year since I last watches a kdrama. I’m not familiar with this particular one, but i do remember the feeling of wanting to visit their shooting venues! They’re all just so aesthetically pleasing to the eye. Korea here i come!

  6. Wow! Just wow! The shelf design of “Seoul Book Bogo” looks really beautiful! Its like you are entering a “gateway” to another world, haha. Kinda fitting for fantasy books. 😛

  7. Hi Ms. Abby. We are planning to visit South Korea next year. Can I ask for your complete K drama Itinerary so that we can visit also the place? Please send it to my email address at farhielmira@gmail.com

    Thanks so much. I really enjoy reading your blogs. ❤❤❤

  8. OMG I love this Kdrama! And also visiting the shooting location is an awesome idea 🙂 And the fashion too!

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