Royal Quest [로얄퀘스트]

Curtain Call (2022); Money Heist: Korea (2022); Business Proposal (2022); Sponsor (2022); The Penthouse S3 (2021); Monthly Magazine Home (2021); The Devil Judge (2021); Law School (2021); Taxi Driver (2021); Move To Heaven (2021); Sisyphus: The Myth (2021); True Beauty (2020-21); Cheat On Me, If You Can (2020-21); The Uncanny Counter (2020-21); Zombie Detective (2020); The Spies Who Loved Me (2020); Start-Up (2020); Private Lives (2020); Alice (2020); Men Are Men (2020); Good Casting (2020); Memorist (2020); Crash Landing On You (2019-20); Mother of Mine (2019); Hotel Del Luna (2019); Melting Me Softly (2019); Abyss (2019); When The Devil Calls Your Name (2019); Graceful Family (2019); Romance Is A Bonus Book (2019); SKY Castle (2018-19); Devilish Joy (2018); Switch: Change The World (2018); Familiar Wife (2018); Hwayuki (2017-18); Temperature of Love (2017); Revolutionary Love (2017); Because This Is My First Life (2017); Naked Fireman (2017); Witch's Court (2017); While You Were Sleeping (2017); Mystery Queen (2017); The Sound of Your Heart (2016-17); Romantic Doctor I and II (2016-2017, 2020); Cinderella and Four Knights (2016); Beating Again (2015); Fated to Love You (2014)

Hotel Suite Room

This is seen as the following locations:

This appears as Park Se-jun’s (Ji Seung-hyun) office in Curtain Call (커튼콜/Keoteunkol) (KBS2, 2022) — as seen first in episode 1.

This appears as parts of the interior of Chairman Park’s (Park Geun-hyung) mansion in of Sponsor/Desire (Seuponseo/스폰서) (MBN/iHQ, 2022); as seen in episode 1 when Han Chae-rin (Han Chae-young) visits him.

Parts of the apartment interior of celebrity couple ‘Lee Heart Jeon Heart’, which the editorial team of magazine Monthly House visits in episode 11 of Monthly Magazine Home/Monthly House (월간 집) (JTBC, 2021).

During the first broadcast of the Live Court Show in episode 1 of The Devil Judge (악마판사) (tvN, 2021), the show’s financial backers and Chairman Park Doo-man (Lee Seo-hwan) of Saram Media sip champagne in Park’s office and celebrate when they realise the show is a ratings hit.

The secret office of Assemblyman Ko Hyeong-su (Jung Won-joong) in Law School (로스쿨) (JTBC, 2021) — as seen for instance in episode 11, when Lee Man-ho (Jo Jae-ryong) was given a photo of his son.

The living room of Chairman Han (Park Geun-hyung), where he is seen in a flashback bringing Baek Sung-mi (Cha Ji-yeon) to his home in episode 13 of Taxi Driver/Deluxe Taxi (모범택시) (SBS, 2021), reassuring that he would take care of her.

Jo Sang-koo (Lee Je-hoon) is seen here in a racy imaginary scene in episode 3 of Move To Heaven/Move To Heaven: I Am a Person Who Arranges Articles Left by Deceased (무브 투 헤븐: 나는 유품정리사입니다) (Netflix, 2021).

The interior of Chairman Kim Han-yong’s (Jeon Kuk-hwan) mansion in Sisyphus: The Myth (시지프스: the myth) (JTBC, 2021), as seen, for instance, when his daughter Kim Seo-jin (Jung Hye-in) comes to visit.

Where NIS director Ma Dong-kyun (Oh Min-suk) has a meeting with an (unseen) higher up in episode 8 of Cheat On Me, If You Can (바람피면 죽는다) (KBS2, 2020-21).

The office of former Taesin Group Chairman Jeon Gi-hwan (Lee Do-kyung), as seen in episodes 4-6 of The Uncanny Counter/Amazing Rumor (경이로운 소문) (OCN, 2020-21).

A chaebol‘s house in episode 6 of Zombie Detective (좀비탐정) (KBS2, 2020), in which Kim Moo-young (Choi Jin-hyuk) imagines himself in.

The ‘NIS Safe House’ in episode 6 of Good Casting (굿캐스팅) (SBS, 2020).

Hwang Pil-seon’s (Lee Whee-hyang) office in Memorist (메모리스트) (tvN, 2020), as seen in episodes 15-16.

CEO Han Jong-soo’s (Dong Bang-woo) office in Mother of Mine (세상에서 제일 예쁜 내 딸) (KBS2, 2019) where Jeon In-sook (Choi Myoung-gil) gets called in for various meetings or conversations, like in episode 16.

Where the human couple arrive at after leaving Room 404 of Hotel Del Luna (호텔 델루나) (tvN, 2019) in episode 11.

The interior of Cha Min’s (Ahn Hyo-seop) mother’s mansion in Abyss (어비스) (tvN, 2019) as seen, for instance, in episode 2.

The interior of the mansion of Unseong Group’s CEO Kim Hong-seok (Jung Hae-kyun), as seen in episode 8 (full episode 4) of Melting Me Softly (날 녹여주오) (tvN, 2019) when his secretary reports to him.

The office of Mo Seok-hee’s (Lim Soo-hyang) grandfather Mo Wang-pyo (Jeon Kuk-hwan) in Graceful Family (우아한 가) (MBN, 2019), as seen, for instance, in episode 5.

The office of Cha Joo-hyuk’s (Ji Sung) father-in-law in Familiar Wife (아는 와이프) (tvN, 2018), as seen in episode 12.

Baek Joon-soo (Jang Keun-suk) comes to this venue to report on Geum Tae-woong (Jung Woong-in) in episode 23 of Switch/Switch: Change The World (스위치 – 세상을 바꿔라) (SBS, 2018) and they have a heart-to-heart talk before retuning to their office.

The office of Kang Dae-sung (Song Jong-ho) in Hwayuki/A Korean Odyssey (화유기) (tvN, 2017-18) — as seen in episode 19 for example.

In episode 1 of Because This Is My First Life/This Life Is Our First (이번 생은 처음이라) (tvN, 2017), a scene is being shown from the makjang drama Ji-ho (Jung So-min) is writing, wherein Soo-hee (Yoon So-hee) asks her husband Oska (Yoon Doo-joon) for a divorce. He grabs her wrist and leans towards her. But instead of kissing her wife, he reaches his hand to get a packet of red ginseng in the bookshelf.

This is where Han Jin-a (Jung In-sun) undergoes hypnosis in episode 1 of Naked Fireman (맨몸의 소방관) (KBS2, 2017) to recall the details of the night her parents were murdered.

Geosan Foundation Chairman Shin’s (Joo Hyun) office — as seen, for instance in episode 4 of Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim/Dr. Romantic (낭만닥터 김사부) (SBS, 2016-17; Season 1). In Season 2 (2020), Do Yoon-hwan (Choi Jin-ho) becomes Geosan Foundation’s new chairman and takes over this office — as seen, for instance in episode 4.

The office of Chairman Kang Jong-du (Kim Yong-geon) in Cinderella and Four Knights (신데렐라와 네 명의 기사) (tvN, 2016) — as seen, for instance, in episode 7 when Eun Ha-won (Park So-dam) visits him.

This place appears as Kang Min-ho’s (Jung Kyoung-ho) office in Beating Again/Falling in Love with Soon Jung/Falling for Innocence (순정에 반하다) (JTBC, 2015); as first seen in episode 2.

Lee Gun (Jang Hyuk) and Kim Mi-young (Jang Na-ra) spend the night together in this hotel suite in episode 18 of Fated to Love You/You Are My Destiny (운명처럼 널 사랑해) (MBC, 2014), after they reconcile (very publicly) at Gun’s resignation press conference.

Also seen in episode 1 of Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area (종이의 집: 공동경제구역) (Netflix, 2022); episode 8 of When The Devil Calls Your Name (악마가 너의 이름을 부를 때) (tvN, 2019); SKY Castle (SKY 캐슬) (JTBC, 2018-19); Devilish Joy (마성의 기쁨) (MBN/Dramax, 2018); final episode 16 of Mystery Queen (추리의 여왕) (KBS2, 2017); episode 2 of The Sound of Your Heart/Sound of Heart (마음의 소리) (KBS2/Netflix, 2016-17);

Airplane Set

In a flashback in episode 12 and 13 of Sh**ting Stars/Shooting Stars (Byeolttongbyeol/별똥별) (tvN, 2022) , Eun Si-woo (Choi Ji-woo) and then-manager Choi Ji-hoon (Ha Do-kwon) had already boarded the plane when Si-woo receives a call from teen Gong Tae-sung (Moon Sung-hyun) telling her that he needed help. Unfortunately, she’s unable to leave the plane as it was about to take off.

Logan Lee (Park Eun-seok) and Baek Joon-ki (On Joo-wan) fly back to South Korea from the US in episode 1 of Penthouse S3/The Penthouse: War in Life Season 3 (펜트하우스) (SBS, 2020-21).

Seen in episode 5 of Move To Heaven/Move To Heaven: I Am a Person Who Arranges Articles Left by Deceased (무브 투 헤븐: 나는 유품정리사입니다) (Netflix, 2021).

Hong Eun-soo’s mother (Oh Yeon-a) is teary eyed at her seat while on the flight back to South Korea in episode 1 of Alice (Aelliseu/앨리스) (SBS, 2020).

Jeong Bok-ki (Kim Hyo-jin) and Kim Jae-wook (Kim Young-min) fly out on a holiday together, as seen in the first teaser of Private Lives/Private Life/Sasaenghwal (사생활) (JTBC, 2020).

This appears as the interior of the airplane that Kang Woo-won (Lee Jun-young of U-KISS), the NIS’s Team 3 take in episode 5 of Good Casting (굿캐스팅) (SBS, 2020). In episode 6, the ‘Hotel Suite Room’ appears as the ‘NIS Safe House’.

The aircraft scene in Revolutionary Love/Byun Hyuk’s Love (변혁의 사랑) (tvN, 2017) involving Byun Hyuk’s (Choi Si-won) video scandal was filmed at this set.

Emergency Center

Still in hospital, Kang Tae-mu (Ahn Hyo-seop) calls Shin Ha-ri (Kim Se-jeong) from a phone booth outside this center (the hospital where he is treated) in episode 11 of Business Proposal/A Business Proposal/Sanaematsun (사내맞선) (SBS/Netflix, 2022) and when he is about to ask her for marriage, he runs out of coins and the line gets cut.

Emergency Room

Choi Won-joon (Sim Hee-seop) comes running here in episode 35 of Temperature of Love (사랑의 온도/愛情的溫度) (SBS, 2017) after Ji Hong-a (Jo Bo-ah) tells him that she is being treated here after an accident — but he finds her in a perfectly fine state.

Nam Hong-joo (Bae Suzy, formerly from Miss A) is treated here in episode 29 of While You Were Sleeping (2017) (당신이 잠든 사이에) (SBS, 2017).

Private Room

This is seen as the living room of the residence Lee Su-ho (Cha Eun-woo of ASTRO) stays while in the US, as seen in episode 15 of True Beauty/Yeoshingangrim (여신강림) (tvN, 2020-21).

This room appears as the CIA black site to which Jeon Ji-hoon (Eric of Shinhwa/Moon Jung-hyuk) comes to discuss an espionage case with an CIA official (John D. Michaels) in episode 1 of The Spies Who Loved Me (나를 사랑한 스파이) (MBC, 2020).

This is seen as neuropsychiatrist Jung Seok-woo’s office at Jaedam Hospital in Men Are Men / To All The Guys That Loved Me / That Guy Is The Guy (그놈이 그놈이다) (KBS2, 2020) — as seen in episode 4 & 7 when Hwang Ji-woo (Yoon Hyun-min) has a consultation with him, and episode 8 when Seo Hyun-joo (Hwang Jung-eum) comes for a psychotherapy session. A bit of the Hotel Suite Room can also be seen in episode 8.

Baek Min-hp (Kim Kwon) and Ahn Tae-gyu (Baek Chul-min) have a drink in the private room of ‘Kingdom’ in episode 8 of Witch’s Court/Witch at Court (마녀의 법정) (KBS2, 2017), together with Gong Soo-a (Park Si-woo) and another lady, who upsets Tae-gyu when she asks about a cut on his lip.

Movies Filmed Here

The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion (마녀) (2018)
Love Guide for Dumpees/A Dramatic Night (극적인 하룻밤) (2015)

CF Filmed Here

DGB Life (DGB생명) CF with Lee Seo-jin (2020)

Teaser Photos Shot Here

— MONSTA X’s “One Of A Kind” (2021) album teaser photos – concept 1 and concept 3
— Super Junior’s “The Renaissance” (2020) album teaser photos

Photoshoot Taken Here

— DAZED Korea, Sept 2020 issue (‘飛上’)

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Royal Quest [로얄퀘스트], opened on September 16 2010, is a film studio for drama, movie and advertisement shoots. It is located in the village of Daedong [Daedong-ri/대동리] in of Paju’s Tanhyeon Township [Tanhyeon-myeon/탄현면]; not very far to/from Café Zino [지노 파주]. As of September 2022 this film studio is not listed on Naver Maps anymore even if their website is still functioning and online.

The studio houses five sets — the Hotel Suite Room, Private Room, Emergency Room, Operating Room, and Aircraft. There is also a subway set in a separate location. Dramas filmed here from as far back as 2003 can be found on this page.

This location was part of KDL’s Treasure Hunt #2, and was successfully found by Thom Musni.

48-70 Saeori-ro 286beon-gil, Tanhyeon-myeon, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
경기도 파주시 탄현면 새오리로286번길 48-70
(탄현면 대동리 27-5)
Geolocation: 37.804029, 126.693127

— submitted by Thom Musni (with descriptions by Marion KDL & Mich KDL); last updated 26/11/2022
Because This Is My First Life, DGB Life CF, The Uncanny Counter, Dr Romantic 1 & 2, Naked Fireman added by Chelle
Revolutionary Love added by raregem
Hwayuki added by a KDL Guest
The Devil Judge; Fated to Love You added by sarahms

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