The Secret Romantic Guesthouse, Episode 3 fell only slightly versus previous episode

Last night’s The Secret Romantic Guesthouse, Episode 3 ratings are out, with the Korean period drama appearing to be holding its own with viewers so far.

According to Nielsen Korea, The Secret Romantic Guesthouse, Episode 3 ratings show the third episode relatively consistent with those of the first two episodes.

Episode 3 of the SBS romantic comedy earned only a slightly lower number of viewers than the previous episode, with a 3.7 percent audience share nationwide compared to its previous 3.8 percent.

In Seoul, the drama gained a 3.8 percent share versus the 4 percent of Episode 2. That number, though, does show a full 1 percent dip from the period drama’s first episode only a week ago.

The Secret Romantic Guesthouse stars Shin Ye Eun, Ryeoun, Jung Gun Joo, and Kang Hoon.

The drama airs on SBS every Monday and Tuesday evening at 22:00 (KST), with audiences outside Korea able to watch via Viki.

Viki has this to say about The Secret Romantic Guesthouse‘s plot:

As the youngest daughter of a wealthy family, Yoon Dan Oh lived a charmed life. Until the day fate dealt her with a cruel blow. No longer able to enjoy the carefree lifestyle of a cherished daughter, Dan Oh must do everything she can to help support her family.

The proprietors of Ihwawon Inn, Dan Oh, and her family warmly welcome those looking for a place to stay during their visit to Hanyang. As the majority of those traveling to the area are young men preparing to take the civil servant entrance exam necessary for becoming a ranking official, Ihwawon Inn is visited by a large number of scholars. Among those scholars are three young men who each harbor a deep secret.

While the young scholars prepare for the exam they, along with Dan Oh, stumble upon bits of information that all tie into a strange disappearance thirteen years ago. 

On Viki, the drama is currently earning a 9.2 out of 10 rating, suggesting international audiences might be enjoying the drama more than Korean audiences if The Secret Romantic Guesthouse, Episode 3 ratings are anything to go by.

Meanwhile, the fourth episode of The Secret Romantic Guesthouse aired a few hours ago in South Korea.

It is already available via Viki.


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