“The Secret Romantic Guest House” Kdrama 2023 | Cast | Synopsis | Preview & more

Overview: “The Secret Romantic Guest House” Kdrama (also known as “The Secret Romantic Guesthouse”) is an SBS original drama series that released on March 20, 2023. It will tell the story of a young lady who has to become the breadwinner of her family and the residents of Ihwawon Inn, popularly known as flower students. “The Secret Romantic Guest House” stars Shin Ye Eun, Ryeoun, Kang Hoon and Jung Gun Joo in the main cast. It is available to watch online on streaming platform Viki*.

The secret romantic guest house kdrama

Table of Contents

  • Synopsis
  • Genre
  • Cast
  • Air Time & Schedule
  • Episodes & Ratings
  • Still Cuts
  • Notes & Facts
  • Where To Watch Online?
  • Trailers & Clips


It will tell the story Ihwawon Inn and the flower scholars living there. Yoon Dan Oh who is living dependently on her parents, suddenly has to become the breadwinner of her family. She becomes the innkeeper at the Ihwawon Inn. In the Inn lives three boarding students who soon have to take the exams for ranking officials. They are popularly known as flower scholars. Three boarding students, Kang San, Kim Shi Yeol, and Jung Yoo Ha. 

Kang San is preparing for a martial arts program, Kim Shi Yeol is Dan-oh’s best friend who gives her dating advice, but they even fight a lot. And Jung Yoo Ha is a noble scholar with a soft personality and warm heart.  All three have their own secrets.

The three scholars and Dan oh somehow cooperate with each other to find Lee Seol, who disappeared 13 years ago. Let’s see how they’ll solve the mystery together.


Mystery, Romance, Historical, Drama

Main Cast & Characters

  • Shin Ye Eun as Yoon Dan Oh
  • Ryeoun as Kang San
  • Kang Hoon as Kim Shi Yeol
  • Jung Gun Joo as Jung Yoo Ha

Supporting Cast

  • Hyun Woo as Lee Chang
  • Oh Man Suk as Jang Tae Hwa
  • Lee Joon Hyuk as Noh Seong Gil
  • In Gyo Jin as Yook Ho
  • Lee Mi Do as Nae Ju Daek
  • Jo Hye Joo as Heung Jo
  • Han Chae Ah as Hwa Ryeong
  • Ahn Nae Sang as Shin Won Ho
  • Kwon Do Hyung as Jang Hyeon
  • Hwang Bo Reum Byeol as Ban Ya
  • Song Ji Hyeok as Choi Jong Soo (Jang Tae Hwa’s right-hand man)

Special appearance

  • Han Eun Seong as Jung Gil Joon
  • Park Hwi Soon as Ong Saeng Won

Air Time & Schedule

New Episodes every Monday and Tuesday at 10 PM KST.

Episodes & Ratings

“The Secret Romantic Guest House” Korean drama will have a total of 18 episodes.

Still Cuts


Notes & Facts

  • Shin Ye Eun earlier appeared in Korean drama “The Glory” (2023).
  • Ryeoun earlier appeared in Korean drama “Through The Darkness” (2022).
  • Kang Hoon earlier appeared in Korean drama “Little Women” (2022).
  • Jung Gun Joo earlier starred in Korean drama “Monthly Magazine Home” (2021).
  • “The Secret Romantic Guesthouse” takes over the SBS’s time slot previously occupied by “Trolley“.
  • Director: Kim Jung Min
  • Scriptwriter: Kwon Eum Mi

Where To Watch Online?

You can watch “The Secret Romantic Guest House” on Viki here.

Trailers & Clips

Episodes 1, 2, 3,…., Highlights

*Drama is subject to regional availability.