Location: An hour’s drive from Ulaanbaatar city, this is the absolute prime location for enjoying the seasonal nature in the area.
History: The cottages remain true to traditional Mongolia and are styled after the famous Gers that are the typical style of accommodation traditionally available for travelers. The circular cottages recall to the traditional weaving and shape of the Ger.
Service: HS Khaan Resort provides high-end cottages with all the modern-day comforts guests require and beyond.
Nestled in one of the last frontiers, the HS Khaan Resort is a first-class cottage experience in Mongolia, a country typically only providing “Ger”-style tents for travelers. Guests will feel at one with nature as they sleep with an incredible view of the open prairie. The individual cottages are quaint and luxurious, while still maintaining a one-of-a-kind environment. The spacious suites are far from rustic and provide guests with all the desired comforts during their Mongolian adventure, including fantastic views of the majestic Himalayas and vivid blue sky above. Inside the rooms, guests will find a lavatory, western toilet, audio components, refrigerators, showers, bathroom, electric pot, safe box and a bar counter. There is USB Internet available for guest-use. Situated across a vast site nearby the location of the famous Naadam Festival, this is an idyllic spot for exploring the natural beauty of the area. There are seasonal wild birds migrating across the picturesque Himalayan Mountain Range every year. The open plains are perfect for taking a hike into the unending vibrant green grass. The remote location creates an uninterrupted blanket of bright stars over the prairie every night. There is also private transfer from anywhere in Ulaanbaatar City available. This is a far stretch from roughing it in the more traditional “Ger”-style Mongolian tents.
The decor stays true to traditional Mongol-style with draping mosquito nets and bright crimson furniture serving as a lovely contrast to the natural wood floors and taupe accents. Guests are able to enjoy an intimate dinner at a private dining room set within the cottage and relax with a hot, relaxing bath in a deep porcelain bathtub. There are only Executive Suites available and the suites can sleep up to four people.
These lush suites include several extra amenities for guests’ enjoyment. This includes a plush dressing gown, slippers, toiletries and a hairdryer. Each circular cottage has large, wide windows offering stunning panoramas of the surrounding prairie and mountains. There’s a sitting room for relaxing, a full-service bathroom and comfortable beds for a restful night after an active day. Guests are welcome to order meals to their own private dining sets in their room. There are Oriental accents and fabric adornments throughout the space creating a welcoming, Mongolian-style environment.
When not exploring the open prairie, there are relaxation services as well as onsite shopping for a bit of fun. Guests don’t have to search for a way to unwind or give sore muscles a break after spending an active day outdoors after receiving the resort’s specialty treatment.
This is a fantastic way for guests to truly relax. Guests enjoy this luxurious treatment in the comfort and convenience of their own rooms. A special therapist expertly trained in Japan helps guests unwind with either a 40 to 80 minute massage. This massage treatment is unique the world-over. Guests enjoy a calming cup of herb tea at the end of their treatment.
The remote area doesn’t offer many shopping options for travelers. Luckily, guests are able to buy Mongolian specialty products on-site. The shopkeepers speak excellent English and can help guests find an authentic souvenir of their time spent in the magical country.
The resort offers a fantastic array of dining options, serving up both international and local cuisine. Diners enjoy expertly-cooked French food in the atmospheric TAL KHEER, while lunch is served up fresh at the Cafe Terrace “Uuls” with afternoon tea available. There’s a bar for a relaxing evening beverage as well.
This bar is the perfect spot for guests to sample the country’s national beer. HS Khaan Resort has a delicious signature cocktail for adventurous guests, and there are also several other cocktails available for enjoyment within the bar’s soothing atmosphere.
This open terrace café is host to incredible views of the prairie. Open for lunch and afternoon tea, guests enjoy delicious treats while reveling in the natural atmosphere. The sun pours in through the windows in this atmospheric spot.
TAL KHEER directly translates to ‘prairie’ in Mongolian, fittingly-named after its stunning surroundings. Guests can enjoy French food along with the view. The restaurant is open for dinner with only 32 seats available. The dining atmosphere is divided into two Ger style areas completely furnished in Oriental antiques.