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Shanti Shanti Guest House

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Looking for an escape from the daily grind? That might be what almost most travelers pursue when heading to the Island. Shanti Shanti would like to be a cozy resting place for you. A comfortable stay and cleanliness are the most important factors for us, and we eagerly look forward to meeting all you travelers. I bet you will get a different travel experience from this no hustle and bustle, easygoing and quiet guest house in a rural town.



Nick from Malta never imagined he'd lose his heart to Jeju waters

Why would someone who grew up by the water, in one of the world's most beautiful countries, be so captivated by Jeju Island? Host Nick was born and bred in Malta, a small country located in the Mediterranean Sea. The Mediterranean is often regarded as one of the most beautiful seas on earth, but the coral, emerald, jade green, cobalt blue, and turquois of Jeju's waters were somehow a unique attraction for Nick.
 For the last few years, Nick had spent his time traveling throughout Asia and Europe for weeks, and sometimes months at a time. The last destination of his travel was Jeju Island, not for a temporary stay, but to finally put down roots.
 His beloved wife, who he met while traveling in Australia, became his companion for life, and has since been by his side on his travels. The couple has traveled extensively on mainland Korea as well, including his wife's hometown of Andong in Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, famous for its artists and scholars of the Yi Dynasty of Chosun.
 It only took one visit for him to decide to settle on Jeju Island. The main attraction was the water, even to Nick who was familiar with the beauty of the Mediterranean.

“I was never really affected by the sea, since my hometown in Malta is located near the Mediterranean, and I had grown used it. However, when I first came to Jeju Island, it was a shock to me. I had never imagined there could be such nice beaches like this in Korea. The color was totally different from that of East and West Sea of Korea. That’s it. This is the place I’ll settle in with my wife.”

The couple, who has traveled many countries including Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Malaysia, India, Scotland, Germany, England, and Italy, enjoyed their honeymoon in Malta for a few months before finally choosing Jeju as their love nest, a place where they feel the excitement of its unfamiliarity.

 The couple have settled on Dongbok-ri, which is a quiet,simple village nestled amongst many Jeju villages. They think it has more 'Jejuicy' culture and life than the famous tourist sites on the Island.
 Almost no foreigners visit here, but Nick, who doesn’t speak Korean, said he didn’t feel any discomfort at all. The village people are so warm-hearted and generous to neighbors and visitors, unlike other villages or cities of Korea where locals can be a little shy.
 My expectation of ‘Shanti Shanti guest house was to find a Mediterranean feel, similar to Malta. On the contrary, the guest house makes its guests feel like they are in India. When you open the gate in vivid yellow and step into the garden, soft Indian music and a mild fragrance welcomes you. That’s because India, above all cities and countries they have travelled, has a special place in their heart The name of the guest house ‘Shanti Shanti’ is from the Hindi word, meaning ‘peace’.



   Breakfast Service (free of charge)


  · Menu: Homemade toast, fresh green salad, brewed coffee
  · Service Hours: 09:00~10:00




   Activities or programs


There are no official parties, but if the guests agree, they can enjoy their own small party with a can of beer in the shared living room. The cost is "Dutch treat".



Room Type

    • Room TypeBed in 3-Bed Female Dorm with Shared Bathroom
    • Max Adults3
    • Bed Type3 single beds
    • Price$23 per person (Includes VAT)
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    • Room TypeBed in 3-Bed Male Dorm with Shared Bathroom
    • Max Adults3
    • Bed Type3 single beds
    • Price$23 per person (Includes VAT)
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    • Room TypeTwin Room with Shared Bathroom
    • Max Adults2
    • Bed Type2 single beds
    • Price$55 per room (Includes VAT)
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    • Room TypeFamily Room with Private Bathroom
    • Max Adults6
    • Bed Type3 bunk beds
    • Price$138 per room (Includes VAT)
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  • Check In: 16:00~20:00 / Check Out: Latest 11:00AM (Baggage Storage)
  • No. of Rooms: 4
  • Languages Spoken: English
  • From the Airport: 23.3 km (32-min drive), about 23,000 won with a metered taxi.
  • Free Wifi Non-Smoking Rooms Free Breakfast Free Parking
Good to Know
· Childen & Extra Beds: allowed for 6 person room (for parties of 4 guests or more)
· Pets are not allowed.
· Laundry Service: pay service (3,000 won)
· All room rates include breakfast and taxes.
· Opened: March, 2017

➊ All lights at the shared living room will be turn off at 11:00 pm for the guests' good night sleep.
➋ Cooking is not allowed at the kitchen except breakfast hours.
➌ No discrimination
How to get here from Jeju International Airport · By Bus
Take bus No. 315, 331, 332, 343 or 466 at bus stop 3 & stop at "Hankook Hospital" station (6 stops, 13 min.) → transfer to bus No. 201 & stop at "Dongbok-ri" station (43 stops, 55 min.) → walk for about 2 min. (161m)

· By Taxi
Make a call to one of budget taxis from Gujwa-eup area (064-783-4994). A budget taxi is more cost-effective, since it will charge you a flat fare based on region.

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