Comfortable accommodations are guaranteed whether you choose to live in Hohhot downtown or spend a night in the yurts when extending the tour to the grasslands! Living in the downtown area of Hohhot is definitely the first choice for most travelers, because there are all levels of hotels to choose from, the price is more reasonable and the hotel conditions are better. There are also many temples (such as Dazhao Temple, Five-Pagoda Temple, etc.), minority streets, museums and historical sites in Hohhot city that are worth exploring. However, some travelers are willing to spend a night in the grasslands, living in Mongolian yurts and watching the sunset and sunrise of the grassland. The three most famous grasslands around Hohhot, Xilamuren, Huitengxile and Gegengtala Grassland, all have a few places to stay overnight, and there are both hostels and yurt-style accommodations.
Check more detailed information about the top areas to stay in Hohhot downtown, best places to stay in grasslands near Hohhot, and recommend hotels, hostels and yurts in each area to plan your Hohhot tour in 2022.
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As Hohhot is the capital of Inner Mongolia, the hotels’ living conditions, facilities and surrounding environments, etc. in the downtown area would be much better than yurts/hostels in the grasslands. There are also various types of hotels for visitors to choose from, from luxury hotels to economic and budget hotels and hostels. What’s more, Hohhot downtown boasts with many historical, cultural sites and museums, like Dazhao, Xilituzhao, Zhaojun Tomb and Inner Mongolia Museum, etc., which are suitable to explore local history and learn more about Mongolian and nomadic culture.
The new district of Hohhot - Xincheng District (新城区) is one of the bustling business districts. There are many five-star hotels around, and many bus routes pass through the district, making the transportation very convenient. Wanda Plaza (万达广场) in Shinan District is just a few hundred meters' walk away from the surrounding hotels, making it a convenient place to shop, eat and watch movies. Along the road, there are many stores selling all kinds of goods, food, clothing, etc. There are also many famous restaurants where you can taste the local cuisine. There is a great choice of hotels, not only a lot of star-hotels like Sheraton and Juhua International hotels, but also many budget chin hotels like the Home Inn, etc.
Top Recommended Hotels in Xincheng District
Address: No.5 Yingbin North Road, Xincheng District, Hohhot (新城区迎宾北路5号)
Address: No.20 Genghis Khan Road, Xincheng District, Hohhot (新城区成吉思汗大街20号)
Address: No.31 Wulanchabu West Road, Xincheng District, Hohhot (新城区乌兰察布西路31号)
Address: No.30 South Mashen Temple Street, Ulanqab West Road, Xincheng District, Hohhot, China (新城区乌兰察布西路马神庙南街30号)
Many star-rated hotels in Hohhot are located around Xinhua Square (新华广场) with superior environment, complete facilities and convenient transportation. It’s also easy to reach famous attractions in Hohhot like Dazhao, Inner Mongolia Museum, Five-Pagoda Temple, Islamic Style Street, etc. and Hohhot Railway Station. Besides, there are also many typical inns in this area. Some inns have very unique decorations, and the price is also reasonable, suitable for young travelers and backpackers.
Recommended Hotels & Hostels around Xinhua Square
Address: No.5 Xilin Guole South Road, Huimin District, Hohhot (回民区锡林郭勒南路5号)
Address: No.33 Zhongshan West Road, Huimin District, Hohhot (回民区中山西路33号)
Address: No.1 Zhongshan West Road, Huimin District, Hohhot (回民区中山西路1号)
Address: No.7 Guangming Road, Huimin District, Hohhot (回民区光明路7号)
Address: No.77 Wenmiao Street, Yuquan District, Hohhot (玉泉区文庙街77号)
Hohhot Baita Airport (呼和浩特白塔机场) is the largest aviation hub in Inner Mongolia. The airport has bus lines, airport expressway and airport bus to reach the city center. Traffic is relatively convenient. If you have to catch a morning or evening flight, you are recommended to stay around one night. Hotels nearby include Hohhot Airport Hotel, etc.
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Options of accommodation are limited in the grasslands around Hohhot, but you can experience the more authentic Inner Mongolia customs and etiquettes, feel the hospitality of Mongolian people by participating in some featured activities like Zhama Banquet (诈马宴), etc., and fully enjoy grassland scenery from day to night and watch the magnificent sunrise and sunset.
There are 3 grasslands that tourists often visit around Hohhot, which are:
Choose a grassland you would like to visit and check the detailed information of places to stay and recommend hostels, yurts and grassland resorts in the area below.
The small town Zhaohe on the steppe of Xilamuren surrounding Puhui Temple, nowadays known as Xilamuren Town, has a variety of hotels and hostels, such as Xilamuren Hotel, etc. But the more common type of accommodation in the grassland is still the yurt where people eat during the day and live at night. There are traditional yurts as well as the new type of yurts with a cement shell and foundation base. If you want to live deep in the grasslands and away from the roads, Xilamuren Grassland and Swan Lake Tourist Resort on the shores of Little Swan Lake would be a good choice. For those who are not that interested in living in yurts, they can head to Baotou or return to Hohhot for accommodation.
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Top Recommended Resorts on Xilamuren Grassland
Distance: to Xilamuren Grassland Tourist Center, 3 km; to Xilamuren Town, 12 km;
Distance: located at Xilamuren Grassland Tourist Center; to Xilamuren Town, 10 km;
Distance: to Xilamuren Grassland Tourist Center, 10 km; to Xilamuren Town, 500 km;
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Backpackers can stay in and around Sarina Folk Village. It's the closest to the county road that runs distance buses/coaches and is only 5 kilometers away from Huanghuagou scenic area. Travelers who are booking private car services are much more flexible in their choices for places to spend the night. Resorts, yurts and inns near Huanghuagou scenic area are most recommended, such as Golden Horde Resort, Huiteng Inn and Huanghuagou Wokuotai Tourist Center, etc. Or you can also choose to spend the night at 99 Lake Grassland Resort, Hero Chariot Tourist Center near Hada Volcanic Geopark or Huitengtala Resort, Saibei Mingzhu Post House at Huitengxile Prairie Pearl Resort.
Top Recommended Resorts on Huitengxile Grassland
Distance: to North Gate Ticket Center of Huanghuagou, 1.4 km; to Wind Power Plant, 8 km; to Huitengxile Grassland, 11 km;
Distance: to North Gate Ticket Center of Huanghuagou, 1.4 km; to Wind Power Plant, 7 km; to Huitengxile Grassland, 10 km;
Distance: to North Gate Ticket Center of Huanghuagou, 1.2 km; to Wind Power Plant, 7.5 km; to Huitengxile Grassland, 9 km
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Best Time to Visit Hohhot: May ~ October, especially in June, July, August and September…
How to Get There: Flights from Beijing (1.5h), Shanghai (2.5h), Harbin (4.5h), Guangzhou (3.5h), etc. and bullet train from Beijing (2.5~3h), Datong (2.5h), etc.
Usually, visitors spend 2~3 days to visit Hohhot, including one day to explore the highlights in the city, like Dazhao Temple and Inner Mongolia Museum, and 1~2 days to have fun at the nearby grasslands, like Huitengxile Grassland or Xilamuren Grassland.
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