Posted by Selena Travel / 09 26, 2023
Never underestimate the importance of where you stay when you’re on the road. It’s much more than a place to crash for the night between your daytime adventures - accommodations can either make or break your trip.
If you’re headed to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia’s capital city, for a vacation, you’ll be glad to know that there’s a range of styles and prices for accommodations, making it easier for you to find the right place that fits your needs.
But with so many options, it can be hard to weed out the best ones. So we’ve done the research for you and made a list of the best accommodation to stay in Ulaanbaatar. Read on to see our picks!
If you’re traveling to Ulaanbaatar on a budget, there are plenty of cost-effective places for you to stay. Maximize your savings with these hostels and guest houses that have great value for money.
99 Guest House
Situated in the Sukhbaatar neighborhood of Ulaanbaatar, 99 Guest House is praised for its friendly staff and perfect location. Not far is the National Museum of Mongolian History as well as the popular Sukhbaatar Square.
And whether you’re relying on local transit or providing your own means of getting around, you’ll be able to take advantage of their airport shuttle, free parking, and walkable location.
99 Guest House offers both dormitory style rooms and private rooms, all with shared bathrooms, kitchen access, Wi-Fi, and a free breakfast buffet. Dorms start at under $10 per night, with single rooms priced slightly higher. Hard to beat that!
In the heart of Ulaanbaatar, The Garage is a hostel known for its cool decorations and even cooler owners. Close by, you’ll find a host of well known tourist attractions, such as the Opera House, Chinggis Khan statue, and Mongolia National Park.
You can probably walk to everywhere in Ulaanbaatar you’d want to go, but just in case public transit is easily accessible from this hostel.
Their rooms are adorned with wardrobes, and they also provide free breakfast and Wi-Fi for their guests. Rooms at The Garage range from dorms to private spaces, with competitive nightly rates. When it comes to the best accommodation to stay in Ulaanbaatar, The Garage is a terrific option for budget travellers!
You’re not penny pinching on this trip, but you’re certainly no big spender either. You must be a traveller looking for mid-range accommodations in Ulaanbaatar! If you’re looking for more privacy than a hostel or guest house, these hotels will provide additional amenities at an affordable price.
Hotel Nine’s excellent facilities, convenient location, and comfortable rooms give it some of the highest ratings online.
Located in the heart of Ulaanbaatar, in the area of Sukhbaatar you’ll have easy access to the National Museum, Chinggis Khan Statue, and more of the capital city’s gems. For meals, dine in at the hotel restaurant, or venture out to try some Ulaanbaatar cuisine.
Private bathrooms and TVs come in every room, giving you more privacy than you’d have in a budget accommodation.
And their complimentary bathrobes and slippers well help you feel right at home. The best part is, Hotel Nine doesn’t charge crazy expensive rates for their rooms - they’re just right!
One of the best accommodations to stay in Ulaanbaatar is Bishrelt Hotel. The luxuriously adorned rooms will make you think you’re staying at a pricier place, but the actual modest rates are very affordable.
You’ll be charmed into staying in by the little touches - cute decor, fluffy pillows, a mini bar - but the free breakfast and pool are sure to lure you out of your room.
Outside, enjoy close proximity to everything the Sukhbaatar area has to offer. You’ll be glad you stayed at Bishrelt Hotel!
For you, Mongolia is a bucket list destination, and you’re willing to spend more money for more luxurious experiences. These five star hotels and resorts are sure to turn your dream getaway into a reality.
Shangri-La Hotel Ulaanbaatar
The Shangri-La Hotel in Ulaanbaatar is in the Sukhbaatar area, and no luxury is spared at this highly rated getaway! You can take advantage of room service 24/7, enjoy their comfy beds, and take in stunning city views.
Equipped with plasma screen TVs in most rooms and a fitness center, the Shangri-La also has a range of amenities to satisfy its relaxed and active guests alike. Breakfast, free parking, and Wi-Fi are all included, and, as if the in-hotel perks weren’t enough, vacationers can enjoy a simple stroll to most of the major capital city attractions.
By our standards, Shangri-La Hotel is easily one of the best accommodations to stay in Ulaanbaatar.
Terelj Hotel and Spa
If you’re looking for something that’s away from the hustle and bustle of city life, Terelj Hotel and Spa is just the place.
You can drive into the city on a whim, or take advantage of the luxurious guest attractions at your hotel, including a hot tub, sauna, and stunning garden. For more active vacation-goers, biking and fishing excursions can easily be arranged, or you can opt to hit the on-site tennis court and fitness center.
Breakfast is included, and you can chow down on mouthwatering dishes for lunch and dinner from the hotel restaurant.
In your room, you can watch TV from your cozy bed, and some spaces even come equipped with kitchen facilities. Speaking of rooms, how do you feel about suites?
Terelj Hotel and Spa has a lot of them, including Honeymoon, Presidential, Family, and River View. It’s our top pick for getting the best of both worlds - city and country - on your trip to Mongolia.
Staying at one of these hostels, hotels, or resorts will make your trip to Ulaanbaatar a comfortable and unforgettable experience. Start planning today to get the best deals on your travels!
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