A brand new addition to the growing list of exciting new period dramas in 2023 is The Secret Romantic Guesthouse. With a total of 18 episodes expected to air for this drama, the week-long, torturous wait is over for anticipating fans as the 10th episode is just around the corner.
Packed with spectacular views, breathtaking visuals (of course, the beautiful faces), intriguing narrative, and entertainment, The Secret Romantic Guesthouse is a fresh drama that may not stand out from the first episode, but gradually as the story moves forward and the plot picks pace, viewers are roped in tightly and securely set for the show.
Starring big industry names like Shin Ye Eun, Ryeoun, Kang Hoon, and Jung Gun Joo in the main roles, this Korean drama is a directorial work of director and producer Kim Jung Min, who is also known for his projects namely, ‘Grand Prince,’ and ‘Gunman in Joseon.’
The Secret Romantic Guesthouse takes a walk to historical times, where a mystery unfolds with a passionate romance unfolding between the characters as they try to navigate through the obstacles standing in their way and their goals. This drama is a cinematic adaption of a famous novel by Kim Jung Hwa called ‘Flower Scholar’s Love Story.’
Premiering its first episode on March 20th, 2023, the series is scheduled to end on May 16th, and it airs two days a week- Mondays and Tuesdays. With the weekend over, the day for the latest release is yet to peak over the horizon. We share the important details regarding when and where to watch the new episode, so continue scrolling!
The Secret Romantic Guesthouse – Story Till Now
Long gone are Yoon Dan Oh’s comfortable days of lavish living in her previously well-off noble household, and she became the sole breadwinner of the family, making ends meet by running the Ihwawon Inn. It is the season of the civil service entrance examination, and young examinee scholars, who are due to give the difficult exam to earn a position as a high official in the court, are patronaging the Inn.
The three men- Kang San, Kim Si Yeol, and Jeong Yoo Ha, harbor great secrets. They are joining with Yoon Dan Oh to solve a cold mystery of a missing Lee Seol.
The plot in The Secret Romantic Guesthouse has displayed a gripping gravity in the latest episodes as the secrecy increases and the puzzle complicates, with the suspicions of the three scholars being the prince.
The young scholars who hide various secrets grow closer to Yoon Da Oh. Yoo Ah learns a shocking truth about the head courtesan, Hwa Ryeong being his birth father’s lover, a well-kept secret, when the latter saves him from the soldiers of the palace.
Yoon Dan Oh discovers her childhood keepsake- a compass that matches perfectly with the dragon emblem on the unidentifiable box. Dan Oh realizes Lee Seol’s identity as the young crown prince she met in her childhood. She is kidnapped and questioned by Tan Hwa, confessing to keeping Lee Seol hidden in her house to protect him from the soldiers chasing after him. Yoo Ha arrives to pay for Dan Oh’s freedom even if Dan Oh is kept on a tight leash.
The injured San still performs exceptionally well on the exam the next day, earning the king’s recognition, who also rewards him with a wish to become the top scholar. Kang San reveals himself as the crown prince Lee Seol to Dan Oh.
The Secret Romantic Guesthouse Episode 10 Release Date
Things have surely become engrossing to watch as the tale continues. The new releasing episode 10 of The Secret Romantic Guesthouse shall premier on April 18th, Tuesday at 10:00 pm (KST) for viewers in South Korea. For the details of the release in other countries, consult the list provided below-
- For viewers in Canada: 9:00 am NT on Tuesday, April 18th.
- For viewers in India: 6:30 pm IST on Tuesday, April 18th.
- For viewers in Australia: 11:00 pm AEST on Tuesday, April 18th.
- For viewers in the Philippines: 9:00 pm PHT on Tuesday, April 18th.
- For viewers in Japan: 10:00 pm JST on Tuesday, April 18th.
- For viewers in Britain: 2:00 pm UTC on Tuesday, April 18th.
- For viewers in China: 9:00 pm BJT on Tuesday, April 18th.
The Secret Romantic Guesthouse: Where To Watch
The Secret Romantic Guesthouse airs all episodes on the SBS network channel and is available on a site called Wavve. Globally, the series can be enjoyed through online streaming platforms like Rakuten Viki and Viu, though a membership subscription would be required.