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About Ulan Bator
Ulan Bator is the capital of Mongolia. It is not a massively touristy city. However, there are a few museums (the natural history museum, while in bad shape, hosts some fantastic exhibits of dinosaurs found in the Gobi desert), a large temple, and a handful of souvenir shops on the main avenue.
Don't expect gastronomy in Ulan Bator, instead you will find local fast food restaurants with limited selection, and a few Korean restaurants favored by the locals. We learned that the well known dish called "Mongolian beef" is actually an American invention... the local beef is usually dried on the roof of the nomads tents, and is very chewy.
When choosing your hostel in Ulan Bator, make sure you pick one centrally located with good heating and hot showers as nights can be very cold, and many people still live without running water. There is only a limited selection of Ulan Bator hostels and they always supplement their business with organized trips. If possible, try to book your stay in advance, as the supply of Ulan Bator hostel rooms is limited. We also recommend that you try to pick a place which offers train station or airport pick up. The taxi system is almost non-existent, and it's hard to distinguish taxis from regular cars on your own. If you do catch a taxi, you should try to haggle for cost of your trip if you can, as it is the customary thing to do.
Don't choose to visit a hostel in Ulan Bator if you want to party, because the streets are not the safest in the world at night, and it's highly recommended to stay in after dark.
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Town Yard Hostel
"… look and the guesthouse is clean, comfortable and secure. Our cleaners scrub and mop every room of the guesthouse daily. Common places: We have a capacious porch outdoors with a billiard table where you can spend your time with others while you are having a beverage. Self catering kitchen with cooking facilities and fridge. Services: 24 hour hot shower, free internet access, free luggage storage and safety lockers, books & maps,...
UB Guesthouse & Hostel
"Stayed here in September 2005. Clean hostel that can organise some amazing trips. Did a 21 day trip camping round mongolia that the hostel helped organise for us. They can provide drivers & cars all at a reasonable price. Rooms seem a little cramped but you cant complain at the price? So why only 2 stars? We asked the hostel to organise us onward tickets to Beijing & they said they could. They had the tickets for us & we went to give...
Mongolian Steppe Guesthouse
"Really great and friendly - The location is the center is excellent and there is free Wi-fi. Get them to arrange pickup from the airport though as finding the apartment would be really impossible (no signs for the guesthouse, it is not on the street, and in any event you need the code to enter the building)." …"… adventure Tours to the boundless vast steppes of Great Chinggis Khaan, land of giant dinosaurs, Khar Khorum the ancient capital of...
Golden Gobi Guesthouse & Hostel
"Golden Gobi Guesthouse & Hostel is the best hostel in Ulan Bator! It’s generously sized and maintains a friendly and personal atmosphere. Its greatest strength is in providing its guests with tourist information and guided tours of the Mongolian countryside. The staff are very friendly and exceedingly helpful -- they really go above and beyond to ensure you have a great time and have all the information you need to negotiate Mongolia. The...
"UB Guesthouse is a great place to stay, and a wonderful place to find drivers and groups with which to go into the Mongolian countryside, whether for a few days or a few weeks. Although caution should be exercised in the city, the Guesthouse is a safe and secure place to stay, and the staff are very attentive to guests' well-being and give advice on how to dress and act while outside. The owners, Bobby and Mr. Kim, are always around and...
"Good place to stay. Very cheap, only $4 a night (for the dormitory) and breakfast is included. The host is very nice and speaks good english, which is an ecception over here. The place is well heated and clean and the bathroom even has a bath. Only drawback is that the beds are not too comfy, but who cares?" …"… for all kind of tour arranging. Bolor Byambadorj, our manager, started her work in tourism she as a guide, and translator for...
Happy Travel Guest House
"The best place to stay in Ulaanbaatar!!!! - This is not the typical crowded hostel full of smelly backpackers. It is a confortable and well equipped apartment next to the train station. The place is simple, as I like, but have it has all the things a traveler need. The best of all are the owners, a local couple. They are incredible amazing, helpful, and, very friendly. It is obvious they enjoy they work and they are not chasing you to sell...
"Good - We stayed 2 nights in a double room with WC. the room was clean, there was TV and the breakfast was quite big. It may be a bit more expensive than other hostels in Mongolia (max. 4-5 dollars more expensive), but you can feel the difference. The place is 10-15mins walk from the centre and 5 mins walk from the international railway station." …"… over 25 countries. Combining a full authentic Mongolian restaurant with a karaoke bar, the LG...
"… located between the center of town and the railway station. It's less than 15 minutes walk to the railroad station and a 10 minute walk to the State Department Store. We are also a 2 minute walk to the Gandan Buddhist Monastery. In our guesthouse you can choose to stay in a shared or private ger or in a modern private room with bathroom. There are 5 bed and 4 bed gers which offer traditional and comfortable accommodations. There is a huge...
LG-B Hostel & Guesthouse
"… and a toilet. There are free internet and WiFi. Breakfast is included in the room price. Sheet and towels are free. We have laundry service for our guests. And we offer different kinds of tours to everywhere in Mongolia. Also we can arrange a pick service for our guests if they want. The whole building's entrance door has a code! You should press all the numbers at the same time. There would be a manager who will help you if you have...
"'Sunpath' is owned by a local family in Ulaanbaatar. We have extensive experience in the tourism field and are a reliable and honest team. Our staff also has a great deal of experience in driving and
"Located in central Ulaanbaatar, Zaya's Hostel has been rated as: "Modern, spacious and surprisingly upscale, Zaya's guesthouse raises the bar for quality guesthouses
"…We are less than a minutes walk from central Sukhbaatar Square. Being UBs most central hostel accommodation, It is just 50m from Central Post Office Ulaanbaatar as well as a friendly welcome, secu
Mongolian Vision Tours
"…Geographic. Common room 24 hour reception Laundry service Luggage storage Visa and ticket service" …"…In case of advanced booking free pick up provided at the train station. From Train station
"Welcome to Blue Sky. It is a comfortable full service hostel that is conveniently located in downtown Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia’s Capital City. Blue Sky features an experienced English and Japanese s
Top Tour Guesthouse Mongolia
"… of Mongolia since 2000, offer you an enjoyable and unforgettable trip in Mongolia. We will help you explore our rich history, beautiful nature and the traditional hospitality of the nomadic life on one of the most amazing holiday experience you will ever have. A number of interesting adventure tours to the boundless vast steppes of Great Chinggis Khaan; alpine region bordering the forests of Siberia; Crystal watered Lake Huvsgul; Asia’s...
Reindeer Guest House
"Each room here in Reindeer Guest House will provide you with air conditioning, a patio and a seating area. Extras include a sofa, a desk and bed linen. At Reindeer Guesthouse B&B you will find a 24-hour front desk, a bar and a shared kitchen. Other facilities offered at the property include a shared lounge. We offer to our guests: Free communal kitchen Free breakfast Purified water supply Internet access with Wi-Fi Laundry...
"With 10 years in the tourism industry Meg can help you with any tours you might want to know about and can provide you with friendly and energetic guides and drivers that have an amazing knowledge ab
Majestic Gobi Tour & Guest House
"… services of Majestic Gobi guest house: - Visa Invitation (free), in case if you need visa Invitation through Ministry of Foreign Affair we will charge 5USD for this service - Visa extension (5USD) - Free WiFi + multi channel TV, Free breakfast - Laundry (3USD), Luggage storage, Kitchen facility - Airport (15USD) and train station (free) pick up and drop off Property Policy and Conditions: 1. Check in Time: Anytime if the bed is...
City Guesthouse & Tours
"… train station pick up and drop-off. Free breakfast ,all day tea & coffee and kitchen facilities. Free wi-fi, computer use and Cable TV. Free communal kitchen room. Free purified water supply. Free luggage storage. Hot showers, Book Exchange, Restaurant (including Mongolian and western dishes), 24 hour reception, Telephone and Fax service, Laundry service and Visa and ticket service. Property Policy and Conditions: 1. Check...
Blue Marmot Hostel
"…It takes only 3 minutes by foot with Central Train Station and 8 minutes to reach Main Tourist Peace Avenue. All banks with ATM, shops, restaurants are close nearby. Our helpful, reliable staffs are
"…Domestic tours can be arranged as per customer’s desired destination with reasonable price. Free tourist information service can be provided. Please check bed availability and reserve beforehand you
"…-WiFi, internet and TV -Hot shower /24 hours/ -Tea, coffee, and sugar /24 hours/ -Breakfast (bread, butter, jam, coffee, tea) Special Facilities: -Baggage storage -lockers for safety -Fully
Lotus Guesthouse & Hostel
"Our friendly staff, the relaxed and comfortable atmosphere make our guesthouse truly "a home away from home". Furthermore, the guesthouse is owned and supports the Lotus Children's Centre financially
Eco Youth Hostel
"… The hostel is also near by supermarkets, restaurants, laundry services, bars and clubs which will make you stay here very easy. The property provides: - Friendly staff / Lite breakfast / Laundry / 24 hour security / Airport pick up / Information and booking service for tours - Clean and spacious rooms / Lockers / Rooms cleaned daily / Guests have access to a shared bathroom and toilet - Free internet (wifi available throughout the...
Oasis Cafe & Guesthouse
"The Oasis Guesthouse is a haven of Western familiarity to the traveler in Ulaanbaatar, but the guesthouse in no way isolates itself from the surrounding Mongolian culture. With the traditional bunkbeds, there is also offered the option of staying in the gers -- the nomadic Mongolian form of housing. On the opposite side of the western menu -- including such foods as grilled cheese and fries and apple pie -- is one offering more local cuisine....
Manlai's Hostel in Mongolia
"It really is a cozy guesthouse -- manlai (the owner) speaks perfect English and organises tour with good quality. Enjoy Mongolia!!" …"It was pretty good hostel and we had some excellent times there i
Travel Planet Hostel
"…- Main square( Sukhbaatar) of Ulaanbaatar( 5 minutes to walk) - State Department Store ( 2 minutes to walk) - Central Telecom & Post Office ( 5 minutes to walk) - National & Natural history
New Choice Apartment
"New Choice apartment is best & most popular family owned guesthouse among the backpackers, which located in the heart of city center. We offer the following services FREE breakfast, Luggage Storage, FREE kitchen facilities, Hot showers, Free Internet + WiFi in all rooms, Telephone service, Free satellite TV, Visa support, Laundry, Book Exchange, 24 hour reception. Apartment Nu 16: -Fully furnitured 1 bedroom apartment 2 beds...
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Heaven Envoy Tourist Camp
"… the gentle mountains. The adventurous can go by horse to Black Lake a beautiful ride. Also nearby is Turtle Rock, a reptile- shaped rock formation created by a glacier you can climb right inside. The Heaven envoy is open whole year around. We offer you comfortable accommodations: 15 gers, traditionally furnished with three soft beds and a Mongolian wood burning stove. Hotel offers 4 comfortable standard room and 2 deluxe...
Chinggis Tourist Budget Camp
"A lovely experience - Thank you for providing such a lovely experience. It is fabulous to see and live at the Chinggis ger camp. Mongolia is a beautiful place punctuated by your very kind hospitality. I am so grateful for this experience and will recommend this to anyone coming to his part of the world." …"… Vacation or Hiking through the vast Sacred Tuul river Nomad's Valley to Terelj National Park towards to Gunjiin or Manchurian Princess...
Zaya's Hostel (1&2)
"Nice, clean, reasonable cost.good location. Owner Zaya is very helpful - nice, clean, reasonable cost. good location. Owner Zaya is very helpful. Better than UB's three-star hotel's service." …"This place was not up to standards." …"The place is very clean and very close to different restaurants, cafes, and shopping places (the State Department Store). The owner, Zaya, is very helpful in providing information about travel in Mongolia. The...
"…- Internet and Laundry. TOURS ARE AVAILABLE WITH CHEAPEST COST: Cheapst horse riding trip out of city, around Khentii mountain area. Star watching tour in Observatory center and Hikking in Bogd Khan
Temuujin Guest House
"… in the Downtown of Ulaanbaatar and our building is the tallest newest residential condo in the capital's downtown (built in 2013). Completely renovated before re-opening in April 2013 (founded in 1996), all of our private rooms, dormitories, and common areas, are fresh, clean and modern. With a total 10+12 dorm beds and 6 private rooms, we offer a relaxed and social atmosphere, great access to local sights and services, in addition to...
Camel Track Guesthouse Mongolia
Seoul Street, Building 14b apartment, Entrance 1
"Clean, simple room. - Location -- Easier to find than most Russian places. The directions are good (go to White House Hotel, walk toward the Grand Plaza; from hotel, turn right and walk down hill. It
"…Make no mistake; the MS Central is the most central accommodation in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. We are very close to the major attactions Ulaanbaatar, organize unique journeys to one of the most ... bea
Tergel Hostel & Tour
"…-Free Wi-Fi -Free Pick up service -Shared Kitchen All unit provide private shower, bathroom also comes with free toiletries and slippers. Also we arrange 4 types of tours for individual trav
"I stayed at Idre's a couple of years ago. It's a lovely, friendly, family run hostel. Extemely cheap, clean, and safe. Idre organises tours of Mongolia at a good price. Most of the year he hires guides, but a few times a year he leads tours himself. If you get the opportunity, I'd very much recommend touring with Idre himself." …"I have been at Idre's guesthouse this summer. They are a family team and really friendly. I paid $3.50 a night....
Ulan Bator Travel Tips & Suggestions
Ulaanbaatar has the large market -- can't remember what it's called. It sells everything you will need for a trip into the Gobi. However, be very careful, a number of gangs work the markets to try and mug/steal from backpackers/tourists -- they pulled a knife on the person I was with to cut open his jacket to try and get to his inside pocket.
It was a nice city and the people are soo friendly.
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