Best Places for Backpackers in Mongolia.

Enjoy backpacking around Mongolia without a fixed itinerary by using our handy listings of the best hostels in every destination. Specially curated for backpackers and economy travellers, we help you find an amazing place to stay no matter where you're headed!

The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Mongolia.

Top 28 hostels in Mongolia.

These are the 28 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Mongolia.

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99 Guest House

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99 Guest House

99 Guest house offers you nice and friendly accommodation in private and dorm rooms in the heart of Ulaanbaatar. It is located next to Peace bridge in Chinggis avenues, just few minutes walk from Central Square (Chinggis Khan Square) and Mongolian Naadam Festival (Central Stadium). From h...
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The Garage

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The Garage

If you are looking for a nice place to rest, chill and explore the city then you find the right hostel. Here you will find us, a young couple, full of positive intentions and always trying to make your trip the best as possible. We want you to feel at home. Our place is cosy, with a lot of woode...
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Travel Mongolia Guesthouse

98 /100

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Travel Mongolia Guesthouse

You can call it as 'Hidden Treasure'. Best location and yet still offers cozy and serene environment. Tree lined street, next to 'Rosewood' fine dining restaurant. Once you're here you won't need any transportation anymore during your UB trip because you can walk to anywhere. You will see a bea...
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Town Yard Hostel

97 /100

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Town Yard Hostel

'We’re happy to welcome you to our hostel owned/run by a friendly Mongolian family who is originally from the countryside and has an extensive experience in tourism sector. Our guests appreciate the hostel’s atmosphere, friendly and helpful staff and a chance to meet travelers from different countri...
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Top Tour Guesthouse Mongolia

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Top Tour Guesthouse Mongolia

Top Guesthouse, on Tourist Street, combines the best accommodations with a great location in the heart of the city. The property provides you with a clean, comfortable, friendly atmosphere and safe environment to our fellow travelers in Ulaanbaatar where you can feel like at home! We have dorm and d...
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Danista Nomads

97 /100

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Danista Nomads

Sain baina uu?This means hello by Mongolian .We are family owned Danista Nomads tours company want to welcome you to our beautiful country. Danista Nomads Tour and Hostel established /2010/ for serve visitors who wants to discover a beautiful Mongolian land ,history ,culture. We are specialized...
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Woodpeckers

97 /100

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Woodpeckers' Inn

Our Hostel Woodpecker's Inn is designed to provide any guests, a warm welcoming and comfort are waiting you. This fine decorated hostel has 4 guestrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and free wireless internet. That is the perfect place to relax before or after your outdoor fun. You can use the kitc...
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Sunpath Mongolia

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Sunpath Mongolia

'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 guiding tours across the country. We have cordial relationships with nomadic families around Mongol...
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Family Guesthouse Ger Camp

96 /100

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Family Guesthouse Ger Camp

Our Family Hostel started to welcome visitors in 2002. We are very happy to welcome us like our Family. We are glad to offer accommodation for 45 people in typical Mongolian Gers, dormitories and double rooms. Near my place you can see Orkhon river just 10 minutes by walk. Also 500 meter Ancie...
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Gaya

94 /100

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Gaya's Guesthouse

We are an experienced family who has been serving tourists with our guesthouse since 2003. We open all year around. With the help my mother and 2 daughters, we operate throughout the year, trying to offer a home from home for travelers passing through Kharkhorin. We offer reliable, comfortable,...
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Golden Gobi

93 /100

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Golden Gobi

Welcome to the family-owned Golden Gobi guesthouse. When you’re here, you’ll feel like home. That’s because Ogie (who was a guide for 9 years) and her family are originally from the Gobi Desert, and maintain the tradition of the region’s famous nomadic friendliness. The guesthouse is suitable for al...
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Gana

91 /100

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Gana's Guesthouse

Ganas Guesthouse, the really first hostel and guesthouse in Ulaanbaatar open in 1994 by Gankhuyag. Ganas Guesthouse will provide you accommodations in traditional Mongolian Ger house or a private room right in the downtown of Ulaanbaatar. We are the most experienced guesthouse in Mongolia since...
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Khuvsgul Lake Hostel

91 /100

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Khuvsgul Lake Hostel

Khuvsgul Lake Hostel is located in center of Ulaanbaatar. Featuring a shower, the private bathroom also comes with a hairdryer. Free Wi-Fi access is available. You can enjoy city view and mountain view from the room. Khuvsgul Lake Hostel has shared kitchen and common room and outdoor area where it...
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Mongolian Vision Tours

90 /100

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Mongolian Vision Tours

Situated in the heart of the city, Mongolian Vision Tours offers the best value for the area. Only 3 minutes from many of the main attractions, we provide clean, comfortable and safe accommodation. Mongolian Vision Tours has dorm rooms available for meeting new travelers and cozy double rooms for...
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UB Guesthouse & Hostel

Recommended by the Lonely Planet and hostels throughout Asia.... Free pickup service from the train station and provide good tours all over Mongolia. WELCOME TO 'UB GUESTHOUSE AND TOURS We have grown steadily since we established in 2000. We have become one of the best and most reliable tea...
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Nassan

87 /100

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Nassan

Nassans guest house was established in 1993 as first hostels and tour operators after Mongolias democratic revolution in 1990. We are proud to offer you 21 years of service experience and professional staff. Our general director Nasanjargal Byambadorj founded Nassan Tour Co. Ltd in 1993 arranging to...
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Blue Sky

84 /100

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Blue Sky

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 speaking staff, a central location, a warm atmosphere, kitchen facilities, exercise facilities and nat...
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Mongolian Steppe Guesthouse

72 /100

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Mongolian Steppe Guesthouse

Welcome to Mongolian Steppe Guesthouse, clean, comfortable and centrally located guesthouse for all your needs in Ulaanbaatar. You can just walk everywhere you need: Pizza & restaurant or Shopping, 24 hour open bank and Museums. We have kitchen, cable satellite TV with 42 channels, free inter...
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LG Guesthouse & Hostel

71 /100

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LG Guesthouse & Hostel

Welcome to the LG! Located in the rolling hills of Ulaanbaatar, the LG Guesthouse is the choice residence of international travelers looking for the perfect combination of location, convenience, and affordability. The name LG has nothing to do with the electronics company; it's short for Lundaa G...
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Idre Hostel

69 /100

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Idre Hostel

Idre Hostel has been working in eco-tourism since 1996 and it was one of the first to provide budget accommodation for independent travelers in Mongolia. Nowadays, Idre Tour & Hostel is the leading tour operator and hostel in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia which provides variety of tours full of adventure...
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Meg

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Meg's Guesthouse

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 about this amazing country that will make your time spent here more interesting. We aim to provide h...
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Woogie

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Woogie's Guest House and Tour

Woogie's Guest House and Tour offers pet-friendly accommodations in Ulaanbaatar. You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property. Featuring free WiFi, A TV with satellite channels, as well as a laptop is available. Morning free coffee,tea and bisquits. We can offer you group and solo...
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Happy Guesthouse-4

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Happy Guesthouse-4

Happy Guesthouse-4 is placed very close to the city center and the Chinggis Khan Square (5-minute walk). There's a mall nearby where you will be able to find most of your necessities. Happy Guesthouse-4 has been newly renovated, therefore very comfortable and clean. We will organize interesting...
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Majestic Gobi Tour and Guest House

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Majestic Gobi Tour and Guest House

Majestic Gobi Tour and Guest House aims to develop Mongolian tourism by facilitating easy access to information for visitors and provide the best service to travelers who are coming to discover Mongolia with us. It helps you to acquire accommodation and all kinds of tours in all around Mongolia...
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MS Central

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MS Central

MS Central hostel is located in the very heart of Ulaanbaatar, within walking distance of almost everything. MS Central hostel offers you one day to one month interesting adventure Tours to the boundless vast steppes of Great Chinggis Khaan, land of giant dinosaurs, Khar Khorum the ancient capita...
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Alpha Hostel

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Alpha Hostel

Come as a guest, Leave as a friend! Alpha Hostel is the perfect accommodation if you want a great mix of city sightseeing and activities. We want you to feel relaxed and comfortable during your stay at the hostel, and we also would like for you to consider us as one of your friends. Alpha T...
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City Guesthouse and Tours

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City Guesthouse and Tours

City Guesthouse and Tours is located in the center of the City and only 5 minutes walk from the Chinggis main square, 20 minutes walk from the Narantuul market, the biggest market in the city and 2min walk from the Bayanzurkh local food market. There are two separate big dorm rooms with 12-bed a...
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40 Guest House and Tours

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40 Guest House and Tours

40 Guest House provides accommodations in the heart of Ulaanbaatar. It is located next to Shangrilla Mall /0.3km/. Just few mintues walk from Sukhbaatar square/0.8km/ and Hard Rock Cafe/0.3km/. The accommodation is available in 10 beds in dorm and 3 beds in triple room and 1 king bed private room...
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