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TravelPod Member ReviewsZaluuchuud Hotel Ulan Bator
This is one of the oldest hotels in Ulan Bator and is a little 'past its best', but it was perfectly functional.
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We arrived back in Ulan Batar at 11.30 am, a nice time to arrive back. I have a room to myself which is very welcome. It's not that I've minded sharing at all, it's just nice to have some space to myself. I went for lunch with Fiona at a local Korean restaurant then we spent the afternoon moseying around the shops and cafés. We had a lovely …
I arrived this morning bright and early and was offered a lift to my hotel by one of my travelling companions who is Mongolian. This made it so much easier as it turned out, it was probably too far to walk with a heavy bag. The hotel has a faded Soviet glory about it, as do many of the buildings. Ulaanbataar is an interesting mix of concrete soviet …
After. Day of sightseeing I went to a cultural performance which, I have to be honest, I was slightly sceptical about. However, it was excellent. The highlights were the musical performances which were outstanding and i left feeling as if I'd seen a really high quality show. We leave tomorrow to begin exploring and I'm looking forwards t leaving the city.
Wake up call at 6am.
I felt very tired - I only got 4 hours sleep.
Our train was at 7.30am - destination Beijing.
We had a big argument with our Taxi driver who tried to charge us double what we were quoted.
Canny traveler that I am, I was having none of it and we gave him the quoted price and walked off to a load of verbal abuse.
... Check in at the train was easy, in cabin 1 and Cindy and I are together and thought we had the cabin to ourselves- then a Russian tour guide arrived- Viktor. Young and Russian!!!! Ha ha ha Anyways- we are stocked up with junk food, water and anything else. We have a boarder crossing at 6am. The cabin is 4 berth again. 2 bags under and room above the top for stuff also. Hot water is available on this train also. ...