My Secret Hotel

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My Secret Hotel
My Secret Hotel-poster.jpg
Promotional poster for My Secret Hotel
GenreRomance, Comedy, Mystery
Written byKim Do-hyun
Kim Ye-ri[1]
Directed byHong Jong-chan
StarringYoo In-na
Jin Yi-han
Namkoong Min
Lee Young-eun
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes16
Executive producer(s)Park Ho-sik
Yoon Young-ha
Producer(s)Hang Jun-hyuk
Lee Sung-hoon
Production location(s)Korea
Production company(s)Verdi Media
Original networktvN
Original release18 August (2014-08-18) – 14 October 2014 (2014-10-14)
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My Secret Hotel (Hangul마이 시크릿 호텔; RRMai Sikeurit Hotel) is a 2014 South Korean mystery-romantic comedy television series starring Yoo In-na, Jin Yi-han, Namkoong Min and Lee Young-eun. It aired on tvN from August 18 to October 14, 2014 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 23:00 for 16 episodes.[2]


Nam Sang-hyo is the head of the wedding planning division of The Secret Hotel, one of Korea's most elite and luxurious hotels and considered among the top wedding destinations in the country. Optimistic, cheerful and a perfectionist, she works hard and dreams of becoming the hotel's general manager someday. Sang-hyo faces the biggest challenge of her job when her next client turns out to be architect Gu Hae-young, her ex-husband. Seven years ago, Sang-hyo and Hae-young fell madly in love and got hitched in Las Vegas, but because of Hae-young's easy-come-easy-go attitude towards relationships, they fought and broke up. Since the marriage lasted only 100 days, they never filed the paperwork to legally register it, so their short-lived marriage remains a secret.

Meanwhile, Sang-hyo has caught the eye of her boss Jo Sung-gyeom, a strict but thoughtful hotel managing director who has all the female employees swooning.[3] But there's also ambitious public relations manager Yeo Eun-joo, who competes with Sang-hyo for both a promotion and Sung-gyeom's heart.

To make matters even more complicated, a murder turns the hotel topsy-turvy. Sung-gyeom may be connected to the case, while Eun-joo attempts to use the circumstances surrounding the murder to get a leg up on the corporate ladder. As Sang-hyo and Hae-young juggle their sudden reunion under awkward circumstances, the exes also get sucked into the murder investigation.[4]


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Episode Original airdate AGB Nielsen ratings[8][9]
Average rating
1 August 18, 2014 0.96%
2 August 19, 2014 1.36%
3 August 25, 2014 1.00%
4 August 26, 2014 0.92%
5 September 1, 2014 1.08%
6 September 2, 2014 0.80%
7 September 15, 2014 1.19%
8 September 16, 2014 0.82%
9 September 22, 2014 0.72%
10 September 23, 2014 0.74%
11 September 29, 2014 0.68%
12 September 30, 2014 0.62%
13 October 6, 2014 0.74%
14 October 7, 2014 0.84%
15 October 13, 2014 0.60%
16 October 14, 2014 0.77%
Average 0.87%


  1. ^ Kim, Erika (25 July 2014). "Second Screenwriter Joins My Secret Hotel After Original Writer Passes Away". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-07-26.
  2. ^ Kim, Erika (23 July 2014). "Yoo In Na, Jin Yi Han and Actors of My Secret Hotel Attend Script Reading". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-07-26.
  3. ^ Jung, Jin-young (12 August 2014). "Yoo In Na and Nam Goong Min Smile Happily As They Prepare to Film My Secret Hotel". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-08-13.
  4. ^ Hwang, Hye-jin (15 July 2014). "Yoo In Na, Jin Yi Han, Nam Goong Min and Lee Young Eun Confirmed for Drama My Secret Hotel". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-07-26.
  5. ^ Jin, Eun-soo (16 July 2014). "Yoo In-na to star in mystery rom-com". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-07-26.
  6. ^ Park, Ji-ryun (14 August 2014). "Nam Goong Min Claims Yoo In Na is More Lovely than Hong Jin Young". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-08-18.
  7. ^ Go, Soo-jin (16 July 2014). "Former Member of UN Choi Jung Won Joins Cast of My Secret Hotel". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-07-26.
  8. ^ AGB 닐슨 미디어리서치 홈페이지
  9. ^ This drama airs on a cable channel/pay TV which has a relatively small audience compared to free TV/public broadcasters (SBS, KBS, MBC).

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