An MBA graduate from Harvard Business School obviously boasts of an excellent educational background and stellar work qualifications. He becomes the youngest assistant manager of a huge hotel chain, but unexpected circumstances lead him to manage a strange hotel—one that only caters to ghosts and spirits.
- Official Title: Hotel del Luna
- Genre: Fantasy, Romance
- Director: Oh Choong-hwan (While You Were Sleeping)
- Writer: Hong Jung-Eun & Hong Mi-Ran (A Korean Odyssey)
- No. of Episodes: 16
- Broadcast Period: July 13 to September 1, 2019
- Time Slot: Saturday & Sunday @ 21:00 Korean Standard Time
- Running Time: 60 minutes
- TV Network: tvN (cable)
- Production Company(s): Studio Dragon
- Preceded by: Arthdal Chronicles (Parts 1 & 2)
- Followed by: Arthdal Chronicles (Part 3)
Cast & Characters
IU as Jang Man-wol, a greedy con woman who has been condemned to spend the rest of her life at Hotel del Luna as punishment for her sins. Despite her delicate and beautiful outward appearance, she is mean and capricious.
Yeo Jin-goo as Koo Chan-sung, a perfectionist hotel manager who has a Harvard MBA. He comes across as rational but he is actually gullible and weak-hearted. He works as an assistant manager of a multinational hotel chain until he ends up with a top position at the mysterious Hotel del Luna.
Shin Jung-geun as Kim Sun-bi, a bartender and the longest employee of the hotel who used to be a scholar during the Joseon Dynasty.
Bae Hae-sun as Choi Seo-hee, who is in charge of taking care of rooms of the hotel.
Block B’s P.O as Ji Hyun-joong, the hotel’s door man who is nice and polite but does not like his job.
gugudan’s Mina as Kim Yu-na, a smart intern.
Jo Hyun-chul as Sanchez, is Goo Chan Sung’s roommate who is considered a “prince” in the global pizza chain industry.
The following figures are nationwide TV ratings from Nielsen Korea.
- Episode 1 (July 13, 2019) — 7.327%
- Episode 2 (July 14, 2019) — 7.633%
- Episode 3 (July 20, 2019) — 8.281%
- Episode 4 (July 21, 2019) — 7.736%
- Episode 5 (July 27, 2019) — 7.023% (LOWEST)
- Episode 6 (July 28, 2019) — 8.701%
- Episode 7 (August 3, 2019) — 8.052%
- Episode 8 (August 4, 2019) — 9.131%
- Episode 9 (August 10, 2019) — 8.349%
- Episode 10 (August 11, 2019) — 10.009%
- Episode 11 (August 17, 2019) — 8.590%
- Episode 12 (August 18, 2019) — 10.407%
- Episode 13 (August 24, 2019) — 8.750%
- Episode 14 (August 25, 2019) — 9.995%
- Episode 15 (August 31, 2019) — 9.892%
- Episode 16 (September 1, 2019) — 12.001% (HIGHEST)
- Average — 8.867%
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