The Terelj Hotel
The Terelj Hotel provides a luxurious base from which to explore the wonders of the Mongolian outdoors in the Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, one of the most carefully protected parklands in the country and part of the Khan Khentii Strictly Protected Area, an expansive, virtually uninhabited wilderness. Terelj Hotel is only 43 miles north of the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar, near to the birthplace of Mongolia’s Great Unifier Chinggis Khaan (Ghengis Khan). The hotel itself boasts just 52 elegant suites, overlooking views of the Mongolian larch trees in front of the hotel or the Tereji River and surrounding mountains. The rooms are spacious with separate living areas and marble bathrooms. Rooms are well-appointed with classic furniture and quality upholstery, the sumptuous bedding comprises layers of Egyptian cotton and Mongolian cashmere blankets. Traditional Mongolian and local artworks are displayed throughout the hotel and guest suites. Hotel facilities include a spa, Jacuzzi, pine sauna, steam room, swimming pool, fitness center, winter movie theater and ice-skating rink and complimentary WiFi. Dining options include Morin Khuur, serving refined Mongolian cuisine paired with wines in an exquisite dining hall decorated with antique Mongolian saddles and artifacts; a restaurant overlooking the river serving western delicacies, as well as Argali serving burgers, steak and over 70 different whiskeys; a café with fresh coffee and French pastries; and a lounge bar.
Why We Love This Hotel
Location: Located almost next door to the picturesque landscape of the Gorkhi-Terelj National Park in Mongolia’s Tuv province, the location is one of Mongolia’s most captivating.
History: The area in which the Terelj is based is actually close to where Mongolia's famous Gengis Khan was born.
Service: The service offered at the Terelj is second to none, with fantastic touches that give guests a true sense of pampering, from the resort’s complimentary shoe shine to the VIP packing and unpacking service.
- Khan Khentii, Mongolia
- Hotel Type
- Location Type
- 24hr Room Service
- Business Center
- Fitness Center
- Games Room
- Indoor Pool
- Meeting/conference Facilities
- Poolside Bar
- Steam Room
- Water Sports
- Wi-Fi In Public Areas
With a choice of 52 alluring suites and rooms to choose from, guests are spoiled for choice. There are six room variations, including the glamourous Presidential Suite, with its seductive views of the Terelj River and surrounding mountains.
Deluxe Junior Suite
These ground floor suites present guests with stunning views of the majestic surrounding mountains. Inside, guests will find a separate private study and eating area, as well as a main living space, and a separate bedroom. Plush mattresses covered in Egyptian cotton linens and Mongolian cashmere blankets, with silk cushions, make the bed the centerpiece of the room. Luxurious finishes add an extra touch of opulence to the room, including local artwork, rich wall coverings, and more.
These compact rooms offer lovely views of the majestic Mongolian larch trees towering over the front of the hotel. Inside, plush mattresses covered in Egyptian cotton linens and Mongolian cashmere blankets, with silk cushions, make the bed the centerpiece of the room. Luxurious finishes add an extra touch of opulence to the room, including local artwork, rich wall coverings, and more.
This spacious room is the hotel’s most popular, featuring a sitting area with separate bedroom. Plush mattresses covered in Egyptian cotton linens and Mongolian cashmere blankets, with silk cushions, make the bed the centerpiece of the room. Luxurious finishes add an extra touch of opulence to the room, including local artwork, rich wall coverings, and more.
There are a host of outdoor activities to enjoy in the expansive national park. The hotel’s onsite activities include tennis, riding, skating, and indoor games, while off-site activities like hiking can also be arranged.
The state-of-the-art fitness suite is ideal for guests who wish to keep up their physical fitness while staying at the hotel. Guests can workout while looking out over picturesque views of the Terelj River and the majestic mountains. A steam room and Harvia pine sauna from Finland are also available for guests’ use.
The hotel offers its guests an expansive heated indoor pool - the largest of its kind in Mongolia. A poolside bar serves up tempting cocktails, while a spacious jacuzzi tub provides another aquatic place to relax. Complimentary towels are available for all guests.
Offering up stunning views of the river after which the hotel and spa take their names, this spa offers a range of personally-tailored treatments that incorporate imported luxury spa products, as well as modern and innovative services like the flotation bed experience.
An impressive array of bars and restaurants await guests at the Terelj Hotel, with four restaurants and three bar/lounges, there is a venue to suit every occasion. The hotel’s impressive host of dishes and drinks, from traditional Mongolian cuisine to classical French pastries in the cafe, created with fresh local and imported produce from around the globe, will be pleasing to even the most discerning guest.
This sophisticated bar has an impressive array of over 70 different whiskeys, as well as a casual dining menu that ranges from light snacks to succulent steaks.
The hotel’s rich, exclusive cigar lounge is well-appointed, with velvety furnishings in an elegant atmosphere, complemented by a selection of over 70 whiskeys and cognacs, as well as, of course, imported cigars.
This plush lounge provides a selection of comfortable seating, and is an ideal place to meet up with friends and colleagues for a pre-dinner cocktail, or to sit with a good book and a delicious coffee.
Mongolia’s most innovative and unique restaurant, this multi-course meal takes guests on a culinary journey through the various layers of Mongolian cuisine, using only the finest, freshest ingredients, paired with the finest of wines.
This breakfast and lunch restaurant serves up dishes that range from light to hearty, which guests can enjoy while checking out the expansive views of the Terelj River and mountainous landscape.
Where better to indulge in the Mongolian tradition of afternoon tea than at the Tea Lounge, which offers a selection of over 35 flavors of Ronnefeldt Teas served to guests relaxing on overstuffed sofas.
Specializing in making guests’ mornings as pleasant as possible, this cafe serves up fine French pastry and delectable cappuccinos, in a cozy venue bathed in natural sunlight.
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