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Baga Toiruu street, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

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493 Total Reviews
  • 92%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 78%Facilities

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From the outside this looks rather rundown but it's actually very well looked after and kept very clean. Puck up from the train station and location is close to everything. Bobby who runs the hostel is very helpful and we always felt safe and comfortable. Breakfast was basic but a great start to the day. Tours are provided which is a great way to get out of ulan bator. Bobby gave us a map and some ideas of what to do in ub. It may have been good to have some books or leaflets about ub.


I want to say 4G. Great place!!!- very warm inside of the guesthouse and very clean-so great. Good tours!!!-- I did two good tours.Terelj & Gobi, so good tours. Good people!!-so good people. Good service--so good value if you know how much you pay for their service. Recommend this place.

  • 11th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Israel
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Bobby is the answer that we've decided to stay here. She's so helpful and can solve any problems. SUPER!!!


So good located!!! just one step away from the banks,the supermarkets,good restaurants. I will be back next summer to stay here.


really the best solution to live Ulaan Baatar a Mongolia. Big space, spaceful room with windows and balcons. Goog free thè always, breakfast, good lockers, but in general safe situation inside. Good wifi. Disponibilty of the staff to help for every things and help to organize


staff are helpful and friendly, nice environment, will sure stay here next time in UB,


The guesthouse is quite difficult to find out; But for sure, the staff are really helpful! And the atmosphere quite good~~~


Cosy, comfortable, and congenial. What's not to like? Grand value for the money and the staff is magnificent. At first blush, the place seems a little snug for all those folks. But it turns out to be just right for making friemds with fellow travelers. I shall stay nowhere else in UB tham this wonderful and cosy guesthous. Did I say it was cosy?


It's a nice hostel, but the facilities are all a bit old. But the staff tries everything to keep it clean. The location of the hostel is very central and most important places in UB can be reached by foot. I didn't book a tour through the guesthouse and was not pressured about it by the staff, which I really appreciated. I met people in the Gobi Desert a few days later who had booked through UB Guesthouse and they were very happy with the tour.


I thought it was a bit cramped and dark, but overall it was clean. It is hard to find and the sign is often covered by hanging laundry so ask for very specific directions or have someone meet you. It's good for a night or two but I preferred another hostel I stayed in in UB. The kitchen is very small.


We had a great time here. The beds are good and big but the kitchen is a bit small and sometimes gets too busy. We also did 3 tours (2 ,10 and 6 days) and all were amazing. Definetely recommended!


This hostel is in a great location and super cheap. The showers are clean, but sometimes there is a wait even though there are 4. The kitxhen is small and ot is hard to get a spot to eat breakfast, but the simple breakfast is a nice perk. Bobby is very nice and will help you book tours, but she often seems a bit stressed. If you book the Terelj tour bring your own map or plan where you want to go because no maps or info is provided. The horseback ride2as quite short.


The entrance to the hostel is very hard to find, if you come for the first time. There are no signs and even no housenumbers.


Great place to meet people. Nice large, bright rooms with balconies for drying clothes. Common areas are very small though and it can be difficult to find somewhere to sit. Staff seemed very overworked at busy times and it could be difficult to get anyone's attention.


Stayed here for a few days. Good hostel which has a good location and okay beds. 5 minutes from the square and the departmentstore. Staff was friendly and picked us up at the station. Only thing is that the showers etc is sometimes lacking hot water, but heard that it counts for most of the hostels in the area.

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