It offers a unique insight into the everyday lives of practising monks in Korea and to the preservation of 1,700 years of history and tradition.
And fans who consider this the last resort can at least cling to the fact that there is plenty of chanting going on in the rooms.
No-one is expected to take a vow of silence at matches and all meals (strictly vegetarian) are provided.
Fans from Britain, USA, Poland and Spain have already enjoyed the history and hospitality the scheme provides.
A pampering for the press
The world's media, rest assured, are being well looked after in Seoul.
In welcoming reporters from around the globe to Seoul this week, Fifa's Keith Cooper described the city's media centre facilities as the best the world had ever seen.
"Not just at the World Cup, but at any worldwide sports event," he added.
He's got a point, with Seoul offering the journalist everything he could possibly need.