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Hotel King

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Title: 호텔킹 / Hotel King
Chinese Title: 酒店王
Genre: Melodrama, Romance, Revenge
Episodes: 32
Broadcast network: MBC
Broadcast period: 2014-April-05 to 2014-July-27
Air time: Saturday & Sunday 21:55


This drama portrays the story of a heiress, Ah Mo Ne (Lee Da Hae) who lives a sheltered life like a princess but a catastrophe pushes her to do all she can to protect her hotel. She and the general manager of the hotel, Cha Jae Wan (Lee Dong Wook) who appears cold on the outside but carries emotional baggage, fall in love.

Cha Jae Wan and his mother were abandoned by his father. As an adult, he begins to work at a hotel and becomes an enemy to his father who abandoned him.


Main Cast

Lee Dong Wook as Cha Jae Wan (general manager of Hotel Ciel)
Choi Ha Ho as Cha Jae Wan (young)
Lee Da Hae as Ah Mo Ne (heiress of Hotel Ciel)
Im Seul Ong as Sun Woo Hyun (Mo Ne’s VIP staff)
Wang Ji Hye as Song Chae Kyung (director of Hotel Ciel’s restaurant)
Lee Duk Hwa as Lee Joong Goo (vice chairman of Hotel Ciel)
Lee Joo Suk as Lee Joong Goo (young)
Kim Hae Sook as Baek Mi Nyeo (training manager of Hotel Ciel)
Jin Tae Hyun as Roman Lee

Supporting Cast

Lee Sang Mi as Yoon Ji Won
Seo Yi Ahn as Lee Da Bae
Choi Sang Hoon as Ah Sung Won (chairman of Hotel Ciel)
Choi Dae Hoon as Ah Sung Won (young)
Son Jang Woo as Cha Jae Wan & Ah Mo Ne’s son

Hotel Ciel International Division

Gong Hyun Joo as Cha Soo An
Alex as Yoo Joon Seong
Kim Sun Hyuk as Hong Joon
Go Yoon as Park Do Jin

Hotel Ciel Domestic Division

Jung Suk Yong as Go San
Park Chul Min as Jang Ho Il
Ji Il Joo as Jin Jung Han
Kim Ye Won as Yoon Da Jung


Kim Gyu Sun as Ha So Yun
Kim Sung Young as So Moon Jung
Goo Bon Im as Madam Kim
Lee Do Yun as Lee Ip Sae
Cha Hak Yun as No Ah
Jo Yoon Woo as Yoo Joo Min
Kim Yool Ho as new employee
Kim Ha Rin as Baek Mi Yeon
Jung Se Hyeong as Reporter Min Sung Joo
Jung Jae Jin as Ah Sung-Won’s friend
Kim Seol Hyun as Lee Da Bae


Seo Yoon Ah as Gwang Nyeo
Na Kwang Hoon as Wang Liqin
Yoo Se Hung as Eun Sung Jae / Eun Yoon Jae
Choi Sung Min as Ray Kim
Park Young Ji as Woo Hyun’s father
Choi Hyun Woo as magician
Lee Seon Jin as Section Chief Hwang
Yoo Gun as John Howard
Lee Joo Yeon as Chae Won

Production Credits

Chief Producer: Kim Jin Min
Producer: Yoo Hyun Jong
Director: Kim Dae Jin (ep 1-10), Jang Joon Ho (ep 11-32)
Screenwriter: Jo Eun Jung


– Episode 5 & 6 has been postponed to 2014-April-26 & 27 due to the incident of ‘South Korean ferry capsizing‘.

– On 12/May/2014, MBC announced that the director has been changed from Kim Dae Jin to Jang Joon Ho. MBC announced that this is because the private reason of Kim Dae Jin. However, Kim Dae Jin told that this is because of the scriptwriter Jo Eun Jung asking for changing director. (Source)

Episode Ratings

2014-04-05111.8 (6th)14.3 (3rd)11.7 (6th)13.1 (4th)
2014-04-06211.2 (9th)14.3 (6th)10.9 (8th)12.0 (7th)
2014-04-12311.1 (7th)14.9 (3rd)10.9 (6th)12.3 (6th)
2014-04-13411.6 (7th)13.9 (5th)11.6 (6th)12.8 (6th)
2014-04-2657.4 (11th)8.6 (11th)8.2 (12th)9.6 (10th)
2014-04-2768.8 (10th)10.4 (8th)10.3 (8th)11.8 (8th)
2014-05-0378.7 (9th)10.6 (7th)9.1 (9th)9.6 (8th)
2014-05-0489.1 (8th)10.9 (8th)9.0 (7th)9.7 (7th)
2014-05-1098.6 (12th)10.6 (8th)8.6 (10th)9.5 (8th)
2014-05-11109.5 (10th)10.9 (11th)10.5 (7th)11.6 (8th)
2014-05-17118.4 (14th)10.6 (7th)9.6 (7th)10.2 (7th)
2014-05-18129.0 (10th)11.8 (6th)9.3 (9th)9.7 (11th)
2014-05-24138.6 (8th)11.2 (6th)8.7 (8th)10.1 (6th)
2014-05-25147.8 (17th)9.7 (13th)8.3 (16th)8.7 (17th)
2014-05-31159.8 (5th)12.2 (5th)10.0 (6th)10.2 (7th)
2014-06-01169.6 (7th)11.8 (6th)9.7 (10th)10.2 (10th)
2014-06-07179.6 (6th)12.5 (6th)10.4 (6th)11.9 (6th)
2014-06-08188.3 (13th)10.9 (10th)8.8 (10th)9.4 (10th)
2014-06-14199.9 (6th)12.4 (6th)9.8 (7th)10.5 (7th)
2014-06-15209.3 (9th)11.4 (7th)9.8 (9th)10.2 (11th)
2014-06-21219.9 (7th)12.7 (5th)10.9 (6th)12.2 (6th)
2014-06-22229.8 (10th)12.4 (8th)9.7 (13th)10.3 (11th)
2014-06-282310.6 (7th)13.3 (5th)9.8 (7th)10.3 (5th)
2014-06-292410.2 (9th)12.5 (6th)9.9 (11th)10.2 (10th)
2014-07-052510.3 (6th)13.4 (3rd)11.3 (4th)11.6 (3rd)
2014-07-062610.0 (8th)12.4 (5th)11.0 (7th)11.3 (6th)
2014-07-122711.1 (5th)14.4 (3rd)10.6 (4th)11.5 (4th)
2014-07-132811.6 (7th)14.3 (4th)13.6 (4th)15.4 (4th)
2014-07-192911.7 (5th)14.8 (3rd)12.3 (4th)13.3 (3rd)
2014-07-203011.4 (8th)13.8 (4th)12.4 (7th)13.9 (4th)
2014-07-263111.6 (6th)14.6 (3rd)11.8 (4th)13.3 (4th)
2014-07-273212.1 (5th)14.6 (4th)11.8 (6th)13.0 (4th)

Sources: TNmS Media Korea & AGB Nielsen Korea

*** Different between TNmS Media Korea & AGB Nielson – Here


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