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Bedroom door with step down

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I have a bedroom, off the entry way of a cabin, that is about 8" lower than the rest of the house. So when you enter the bedroom, you have to step down (one step). I am going to put a door on this and am wondering which way the door should swing, into the room or out of the room. I know that bedroom doors should swing in, and doors at the top of stairs should swing out. Since this is both, which one wins out?
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Yeah the landing on the inside seems right
If the door opens in they won't be able to see as they open the door. And a landing is required by code

I might be inclined to use (2) 1/2 doors that each open instead of 1 big door if space is an issue
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