Close Accommodations

Where to Stay

OPTION #1  Apartment available from the clinic

It is located right next to the clinic – 80 meters from the clinic. (1 or 2 min by walk)

 

Price: 

a) Studio Apartment: 600 USD per month / 25 USD per day (with 300 USD deposit separately; all utility fee included)

b) One-bedroom Apartment: 700 USD per month / 30 USD per day (with 300 USD deposit separately; all utility fee included)

 

Notice Regarding Payment for the Apartment:

a) 50 USD charge when you check-out for the janitorial service which will be deducted from your deposit.

b) All the fees for the apartment should be paid only in cash. (No bank to bank transfer. Just cash upfront)

c) The rental fee and deposit should all be paid in USD. (Clinic does not offer currency exchange sevice)

d) The rental fee and deposit should be paid at once prior to the check-in.

 

Other Important Notice Regarding Apartment:

a) Our clinic does not own the apartment but needs to repay the rental to the landlord and maintenance fee to the janitor. Therefore, the rental fee is not included in medical expenses.

b) Our clinic arranges an apartment for foreign patients only upon request. In case there is no vacancy, we kindly ask patients to book other accommodation via Airbnb and/or a nearby hotel on their own. (necessary information can be found on the bottom section of this page)

c) Please note that the apartment is only available by reservation at least 2-4 weeks prior to your visit.

d) To make a reservation of the apartment, the patient should provide clinic the itinerary of the purchased flight ticket along with a visiting plan for treatment.

e) We do not rent the apartment in the short-term of less than 2 weeks.

 

Each Apartment Includes:

– Funiture: One queen-size bed with blanket and pillows, closet or wardrobe, One table & two chairs

– Machines: Laundry machine, medium-sized fridge, TV, microwave

– Others: Kitchen utensil including dishes, drying rack

– Internet connection with wifi

– Floor heating system and air conditioner

** Please bring your own towels and amenities (such as shampoo, shower gel, soap… etc).

** There is no dryer machine but you can use the drying rack.

 

 

OPTION #2  Hotel or Inn

There are hotels and Inn within 1 km diameter from the clinic. You can check availability through online services such as “agoda.com” or “tripadvisor.com“.

We recommend the “Shilla Stay Cheonan” or “Zaza Hotel”. Both are about 15-20 minutes away from the clinic by foot and very clean.

Price range is from 50,000KRW to 200,000KRW per night.

Search word for name of city: cheonan or cheonan-si.

 

OPTION #3  Airbnb

You will be able to find out nearby Airbnb options in the following link: HERE

(The titles may be written in Korean but you will be able to find English description in each page)

 

***Please note that the clinic does not make a reservation for Airbnb or hotels on the patient’s behalf.

***The patient ought to make a reservation for the Airbnb or hotels on their own.

 

 

[For more information on Cheonan city, please visit following sites]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheonan

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g1119868-Cheonan_Chungcheongnam_do-Vacations.html

 

 

[Please visit following link to have an idea about living expenses in Korea]

http://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/country_result.jsp?country=South+Korea

 

 

 


EAT OUT

# Restaurants Nearby Clinic

❗Most restaurants nearby clinic in 200 diameter is local style Korean food specialised restuarants.

 

<Bibimbob, 자연정>

– Rice with mixed veggie

– Take-out available

– No chairs in the restaurant tables

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<Noodles Tree Restaurant, 국수나무>

– More menu available in English at the restaurant

– Soup based noodles

– Take-out available

– They have chairs but very crowded during lunch time (12pm-2pm)

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<Kimbob Nara, 김밥나라>

– Local style sushi rolls

– Take-out available

– They have chairs

[Menu]

** Roll (Kim-bob)

일반김밥 (야채김밥) Vegetable roll: spinach, egg, radish pickle, ham, carrot, rice

샐러드김밥 Salad roll: mayo dressing salad, egg, radish pickle, rice

참치김밥 Tuna roll: canned tuna, mayo, spinach, egg, radish pickle, carrot, perilla leaf rice

치즈김밥 Cheese roll: cheese, spinach, egg, radish pickle, ham, carrot, rice

소고기김밥 Korean BBQ beef roll: Korean style marinated sliced beef, spinach, egg, radish pickle, ham, carrot, rice

** Dumplings

고기만두 Steamed beef dumpling

김치만두 Steamed Kimchi dumpling

물만두 Boiled beef dumpling

** Noodles & Soup

우동 Udon: Japanese style noodle soup

잔치국수 Korean style noodle soup

 

# Restaurants located in Shinsegae Department Store (5th Floor of Building A)

There are variety of restaurants for foods and desserts on 5th floor of Shinsegae Department Store.

 

🔉NOTICE🔉

For any other restaurants, please don’t hesitate to ask for suggestion. Just tell us your preference. ☺

There are many nice restaurants and cafe if you take a cab for 10-20 min.

 

 

 


SHOPPING

Lotte Mart (롯데마트 성정점)
– Description: Huge market with variety of products such as grocery, foods, bakery, furniture, cosmetics, kitchen wear, electronics
– Store Hour: 10:00 ~ 24:00 (store is closed every 2nd and 4th Sundays)
– Taxi Fee (from clinic): about 3,000 KRW
– Distance: 1.58km, takes about 5 min

Costco (코스트코)
– Description: Huge market with variety of products such as grocery, foods, bakery, furniture, cosmetics, kitchen wear, electronics
– Store Hour: 10:00 ~ 22:00 (store is closed every 2nd and 4th Sundays)
– Taxi Fee (from clinic): about 6,000 KRW
– Distance: 6km, takes about 11~15 min
Costco membership is required. Without membership, you cannot purchase the products at Costco. Only American Express and cash are acceptable.

Shinsegae Department Store (신세계백화점)
– Description: Department store located downtown of Cheon-an city. Yawoori Theater, food courts, E Mart (huge market), book store, and restaurants are located in this department store.
– Buisiness Hour
Mon to Thurs: 10:30 ~ 20:00
Fri, Sat: 10:30 ~ 21:00
Sun, Holidays: 10:30 ~ 20:30
for Restaurants: 11:00 ~ 21:30
– Taxi Fee (from clinic): about 4,500 KRW
– Distance: 3km, takes about 7~10 min

 

 

 


LOCAL FIELD TRIP

Where to go & what to do during the spare time?
As you know, our clinic is closed on Sundays and Mondays.
Here are some options where to go & what to do during your spare time.

 

1. Arario Gallery (아라리오 갤러리)
A nationwide famous gallery with great exhibitions

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– Location: # 43, Mannam-ro, Dongnam-gu, Cheonan-si
 It’s in downtown of Cheonan, right next to Shinsegae Department Store.
– Hours: Monday-Sunday, 11am – 7pm
 Closed on SHINSEGAE CHUNGCHEONG DEPARTMENT STORE’s closing day
(once a month. The closing day is different each month), for exhibition
preperation period, New Year’s Day and Chuseok.
– Admission Fees: Adult – 3,000 KRW l Youth – 2,000 KRW l Preschool child – Free
 Free Admission Day: Last Wednesday every month (‘Museum Day’)
– Website: http://www.arariogallery.com/

 

2. Movie Theaters
<Yawoori Cinema> (야우리)
Movie Theater with huge food court and shopping mall.

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– Location: 4B floor of Shinsegae Department Store in downtown
 Tell taxi driver to go to “Shinsegae Bae-ka-jeom” (taxi fee: 5,000–6,000 KRW)
– Hours: Opens 365 days of the year;
Open hours may differ depending on time table of movies (usually, 9 a.m. – 1 a.m.)
– Admission Fees: Adult 8,000 ~ 16.000 KRW l Youth (7th-12th grader) 7,000 ~ 12,000 KRW
l Child (48 months-6th grader) 6,000 ~ 12,000 KRW
– Website: http://www.yawooricinema.com/ (No Eng)

 

<CGV Pentaport> (CGV 펜타포트)
Movie Theater with restaurants and shopping mall

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– Location: 196, Gongwon-ro, Seobuk-gu, Cheonan-si
 Tell taxi driver to go to “CGV Pentaport” (taxi fee: 10,000-11,000 KRW)
– Hours: Open hours may differ depending on time table of movies (usually, 24/7)
– Admission Fees: Adult 8,000 ~ 16.000 KRW l Youth (7th-12th grader) 7,000 ~ 12,000 KRW l Child (48 months-6th grader) 6,000 ~ 12,000 KRW
– Website: http://www.cgv.co.kr/ticket/eng/newdefault.aspx

 

3. Lake Cheon-ho-ji (천호지, 단대호수)

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Huge lake with café and park. Good place to take a walk! It’s very good place for the walking exercise 😉
– Location: Cheonhoji-gil, Dongnam-gu, Cheonan-si
 Tell taxi driver to go to “Cheon-ho-ji Ho-soo” (taxi fee: 7,000-8,000 KRW)
– Hours: Open 24/7
– Recommend “Café Gourmet” (It has a great view on the 2nd floor terrace)

 

111 112– How to go back to your studio apartment:
Please take a taxi. It’ll cost about 6,000-7,000 KRW and take half an hour.
If you have trouble to grab a cab, take a picture of where you are. (Take picture of the
nearest store’s sign) And send it to me. Then I’ll call a taxi for you.

 

4. Temple Gak-won-sa (각원사)

It’s such a beautiful temple!

Get some relaxed vibes from the temple 😉

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– Location: 245, Gagwonsa-gil, Dongnam-gu, Cheonan-si
 Tell taxi driver to go to “Gak Won Sa” (taxi fee: 8,500 – 10,000 KRW)
– Hours: Open 24/7 but I would recommend to go during the daytime.

 

 

🔉 NOTICE 🔉

If you’d like to go to Seoul, please ask for the travel guide book.

We have “The Monocle Travel Guide to Seoul” in English!

Hope you enjoy your time in Korea 💕