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Zaya 1 Guesthouse

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super clean, bright, airy modern interior and rooms. The staff and owner are extremely helpful with anything you need, and will help with setting up any venturing you have in mind with drivers, jeeps, and or guides. We hired an English speaking driver and jeep for four days and basically said we wanted to wing it. Ended up with an...

1Thank Kyle A
New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I stayed a few nights at the Zaya guesthouse at the end of my Gobi tour. It is a perfect place - very centrally located, close to the Department store and all the restaurants on Peace Avenue. The staff at the guesthouse were awesome - both the keeper and the manager. The guesthouse was super clean - the shared bathroom...

1Thank tatyanay1
Paris, France
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This hostel made our stay in Oulan-Bator unforgettable. Everything is perfect. The place is so comfy and friendly, the decoration is very nice, the kitchen is great and the living room. We really felt like home. The manager is the best and his staff is too. The rooms are big, the showers is 100% clean and modern. The atmosphere is...

1Thank RaphG7
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I've seen a number of guesthouses and hostels in Ulaanbaatar, and the quality ranges from bad to ok. Zaya's guesthouse impressed me so much in terms of the quality of the atmosphere and services. More than anything, the owner of the guesthouse- Anand -- is exceptional: friendly, smart, and caring. The photos on TripAdvisor also accurately reflect what the place...

1Thank Lauren B
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I stayed 4 nights in this beautifully warm, clean,well maintained guesthouse which is centrally located,close to shops,supermarkets,restaurants and major sites.Breakfast included as well as WIFI.Shared bathroom was spotless with plenty of hot water Organized trips can be arranged from the Hostel which is Zaya 2 and is across the road.I did 2 separate day trips.English is the spoken language.

1Thank Jennefer N
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Room, staff and location were all excellent. I got help arranging airport pickup and also day trips. I recommend it and would definitely stay there again if in UB. I booked individually but met others in UB. I had both a private room with bath which was excellent; I also shared a triple with friends, shared bathroom. The triple was...

1Thank ANNE C
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I stayed in single rooms at both Zaya locations. (They are across the street from each other.) Both were great. Especially the shared bathrooms, which are beyond great. Zaya has wonderful owners. They speak perfect English. And they have thought of everything. Stay there.

3Thank joe j
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The Zaya guest house is just what you need if you are spending a day in Ulan Bataar. It is very central, close to all supermarkets and restaurants. You can store your luggage while you walk around town, sit in their lounge and use the fast and free WiFi and use the facilities for a shower with towels provided before...

1Thank Maria J
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Zaya hostel is surely one of the best place (or the best) to stay in Ulaanbaatar. It was very clean and comfortable, well located and quiet. The owner and his brother were extremely friendly, responsive and helpful. I wish I could have stayed longer!

1Thank Emimiel
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This guesthouse managed by two brothers is the best place where you can be in UB. It is very clean, warm and friendly. The Manager and the housekeepers are helpfull and speak very good english. Zaya,s also offers tours.

1Thank MartinaIngrid

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to our Zaya 1 location. This is our original Zaya guesthouse that started it all in 1995. We renovated the entire property in 2015 to make our guests' stay a comfortable and enjoyable. Our housekeeper is at the property 24 hours a day and we serve breakfast from 07:00 to 09:30. We have a travel desk that provides assistance with organizing tours and transportation tickets including airfares, train, and bus tickets. We also provide visa assistance to Mongolia. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zaya 1 Guesthouse

Address: Peace Avenue, Building 63, #12, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Region: Mongolia > Ulaanbaatar
Price Range: $24 - $46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Comparing rooms: the triple was quite small with a good bathroom nearby. However I really preferred the single with private bath.”
, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“we had the room with it's own bathroom the first stay. but had the share bathroom on return. everything was kept clean.”
kippersaki69, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“It seemed that all rooms would be fine.”
  • Maya single en suite room
Global-Bivouac, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Avoid the Peace Avenue side of the building at Zaya 2 if you can; other rooms are quieter.”
598leighw, 3 Jul 2015 | Read review
“There is a suite with kitchen - nice for a family. Otherwise, ask for room 4. Room 5 has a rare double bed, but it's really tiny.”
MontfordMom, 1 Jul 2015 | Read review
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