Inner Mongolia Where to Stay | Hotels in Inner Mongolia 2023

The endless grasslands, vast golden deserts, primitive forests, nomadic tradition of ethnic Mongols, lively Naadam Festival, legend of Genghis Khan... All these wonders make Inner Mongolia a dreamland and must go places for travelers. Covered a vast land, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region is the province with the widest cross-longitude in China. For most first-time visitors, Hohhot, the capital of Inner Mongolia, is usually their first stop. The city gathers the best-starred hotels from luxury stay to cost-effective ones. Except for Hohhot, you may also find various kinds of hotels in the downtown areas of Baotou, Ordos, Hulunbuir, Chifeng and Xilingol, etc. The accommodation conditions in most other regions of Inner Mongolia are relatively simple, but you can still find various comfortable stays and accommodation with ethnic characteristics (like Mongolia yurts, desert camp and resort, etc.) in some popular tourist sites like Hulunbuir Grassland, Xilamuren Grassland, Huitengxile Grassland, Ulan Butong Grassland, Badain Jaran Desert, Kubuqi Desert and Kangbashi District in Ordos, etc.

Here, we have listed some cities/places to stay and recommended hotels in Inner Mongolia divided by region, ranging from luxury 5-star resorts/hotels to cozy yurts. Continue to read the following passage, check local accommodations and recommended hotels based on the area you want to visit.

Must-try Mongolian Yurts:

Mongolian Yurt Experience in Inner Mongolia 2023

Places to Stay in Inner Mongolia, Recommended Accommodations & Hotels:

Hohhot Where to Stay | Baotou Where to Stay | Ordos Where to Stay

Where to Stay in Hulunbuir | Where to Stay in Badain Jaran Desert | Where to Stay in Ejina Banner

Where to Stay in Xilingol | Where to Stay in Chifeng

Inner Mongolia Hotel - Hotels in Hohhot Sheraton Hotel Hohhot

Where to Stay in Hohhot

As the capital of Inner Mongolia, there are all levels of hotels to choose from in downtown Hohhot. Living in the city center around Xinhua Square or Xincheng District are the top choices for tourists. Both places have well-established surrounding facilities, good environment and convenient transportation to attractions in Hohhot Downtown, like Dazhao Temple, Five Pagoda Temple, Inner Mongolia Museum and Zhaojun Tomb, etc. For those who are planning to visit Xilamuren Grassland or Huitengxile Grassland, there are many grassland resorts with typical Mongolian yurts to spend overnight. (The accommodations in the grasslands are relatively basic. If you have a higher standard for living conditions, it is more recommended to return to Hohhot for accommodation.)

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Sheraton Hotel Hohhot ★★★★★
Shangri-La Hotel Hohhot ★★★★★
Juva Grand Hotel ★★★★★
Inner Mongolia Hotel ★★★★★
Hohhot Holiday Inn ★★★★

Inner Mongolia Hotel - Hotels in Baotou The Lotus Hotel in Kubuqi Desert

Where to Stay in Baotou

Baotou is one of the major cities which is located in the central area of Inner Mongolia. Surrounded by Yinshan Mountain and the Yellow River, the fertile land has bred rich Buddhist culture, a profound history and spectacular natural landscapes. Staying overnight in the downtown area is definitely the top choice. You may find all kinds of hotels from 5-star luxury to 3-star economy in Kundulun, Qingshan and Donghe districts. However, for most tourists, the downtown area of Baotou might not be their final destination. What they really want to go to, or see, are those desert scenic areas in Kubuqi Desert (about 60 km away from Baotou, which takes 1.5 hours by car). Some famous spots like Xiangshawan and Qixinghu, etc. contain hotels and high-end resorts. You may also experience desert camping at Yemingsha Scenic Area or Engebei, etc.

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Shangri-La Hotel Baotou ★★★★★
Header Baotou Hotel ★★★★★
Pullman Baotou ★★★★
Baogang Hotel ★★★
Shenhua International Hotel ★★★

Inner Mongolia Hotel - Hotels in Ordos Ordos Kangbashi District

Where to Stay in Ordos

Ordos, the last of Inner Mongolia's central city clusters, is famous for Mongol-Yuan culture and historical sites with great influence like the Mausoleum of Genghis Khan. Kangbashi District and Dongsheng District are the two most recommended areas to stay in Ordos. For tourists who are planning to visit Genghis Khan Mausoleum in the following day, spend a night in Kangbashi District might be a better choice, because it’s not only near the airport (about 13 km away) and the scenic area (about 28 km away), but the district itself is a tourist attraction, many places worth spending hours to explore, such as Ordos Museum, Fountain Plaza and Chess Square, etc. However, for those who have high requirements for accommodation, Dongsheng District has more star-rated hotels to choose from.

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Howard Johnson Parkview Plaza Erdos ★★★★★
Taihua Jin Jiang International Hotel ★★★★
Royal International Hotel ★★★★★
Hengxin Hotel ★★★★
Hanting Hotel ★★

Inner Mongolia Hotel - Hotels in Hulunbuir Golden Mongolian Tribe in Hulunbuir Grassland

Where to Stay in Hulunbuir

Being the most beautiful grassland in China, Hulunbuir Grassland is well-known all over the world and attracts countless visitors to come every year. However, besides the famous grassland, wetlands and forests around are also really enchanting. Hulunbuir covers a vast land, accommodation in Hailar District is the best in the whole region. You may also find many comfortable hotels in Manzhouli, a small but bustling border city in Hulunbuir. Besides, there are also many typical accommodations for you to choose, such as spending overnight in Mongolia yurts on Hulunbuir Grassland, or special inns and folk houses (Mukedeng, Cuoluozi) in some Russian towns like Shiwei, Enhe or Mordaoga town, etc.

Bavaria Regent Hotel Hailar ★★★★★
Hulunbeir Hotel ★★★★★
Shangri-La Hotel Manzhouli ★★★★★
Golden Mongolian Tribe (in Hulunbuir Grassland)
Taowa Xiaozhen Hotel (in Shiwei Russian Town)
The Moldoga Yishuyang Hotel (in Mordaoga Town)
Forest Ice Hotel (in Genhe City)

Inner Mongolia Hotel - Hotels in Badain Jaran Desert Mongolian Yurts near Badain Lake

Where to Stay in Badain Jaran

The lofty and highest sand mountain in the world, the mysterious and pleasant resonant played by sand, the hundreds of tranquil and colorful lakes and wetlands, all constitute the unique and charming scenery of the Badain Jaran Desert, which attracts tens of thousands of tourists from home and abroad every year. The Badain Jaran Desert needs at least 2~3 days to explore, which means tourists must spend nights here. Outside the scenic area, Badain Jaran Town is served as a good tourist base for a short break and food supply. There are also resorts, yurts, hotels and guesthouses near desert lakes in the scenic area. Or you may also find professional and experienced travel agencies to help you camping overnight in the desert.

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Jinsha Holiday Hotel
Desert Peral Hotel
Shangshiyuan Hotel
Badain Impression Holiday Hotel ★★★
Badain Lake Hotel

Inner Mongolia Hotel - Hotels in Ejina Banner Taolai Holiday Hotel in Dailaihob Town

Where to Stay in Ejina Banner

Ejina has the most beautiful golden autumn scenery in China. No matter how hard the journey is, when you step into this golden fairy-tale-like populus euphratica forest, you will feel everything is worth it. For photography lovers, it is paradise. So it's not enough to come all the way here and just play for one day. At least three days, if you ask me. So, what's the best place to stay during the journey? Most hotels and homestays gather in Dalaihob Town (only 2.5 km from Ejina Populus Euphratica Forest.) and it is also the most recommended accommodation area. Camping is not allowed in Ejina Populus Euphratica Forest, but if you really want to stay overnight in the scenic area, there is an interesting Container Hotel in the Eighth Bridge.

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Taihao International Hotel ★★★★
Taolai Holiday Hotel ★★★★
Liya Business Hotel ★★★
Jinhuyang Family Homestay
Youyijia Homestay
Container Hotel

Inner Mongolia Hotel - Hotels in Chifeng Movenpick Hotel & State Guest House Chifeng

Where to Stay in Chifeng

Chifeng is a beautiful city in Inner Mongolia that boasts fresh city scenery, unique landforms, vast grasslands, profound history and mouth-watering cuisine. Coming here, the European grassland scenery of Ulan Butong, the rocky red mountains with peculiar landscapes in Hexigten Global Geopark, and the stunning "Paradise of Birds" - Dalinore Lake are all unmissable highlights. Top attractions in Chifeng are located dispersedly in various districts, leagues and counties. There are mainly the top 4 places to stay within Chifeng. Among which, the downtown area of Chifeng city has the most convenient transportation system and the best accommodation. To reduce the time spent on the road, some travelers would choose to spend the night close to the scenic area. Tourists may also easily find hotels & hostels in & around Ulan Butong Grassland, Jingpeng Town and Reshuitang Town in Hexigten Banner.

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Movenpick Hotel & State Guest House Chifeng ★★★★★ (Chifeng Downtown)
Wanda Realm Chifeng ★★★★ (Chifeng Downtown)
Desheng Boutique Hotel ★★★★ (Ulan Butong Grassland)
Rujia Huayi Hotel Ulan Butong ★★★ (Ulan Butong Grassland)
Mingyuan Yujing Business Hotel ★★ (Jingpeng Town)

Inner Mongolia Hotel - Hotels in Xilingol The Mongol Khan City

Where to Stay in Xilingol

Xilingol is a large league with groups of stunning grasslands, mountains, volcanic landscapes, lakes and also temple clusters and other historical relics in Inner Mongolia. The most standout attractions include the UNESCO World Heritage Site - The Site of Xanadu, Wulagai Grassland... In this vast land of Xilingol with each attraction far from another, so it is very important to arrange accommodation places properly. Xilinhot City has the best accommodation in Xilingol league. You may find luxury hotels of 5-star and 4-star in the city. In addition to the luxury stays in Xilinhot, Mongolian yurt accommodations in the grasslands are the most popular. Each grassland in Xilingol, including Wulagai Grassland, West Ujimqin Grassland, Jinlianchuan Grassland, etc., has its own tribes with yurts. Hushadake Sandy Land provides wild desert camping for outdoor enthusiasts.

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Xilinhot Yuanhe Jianguo Hotel ★★★★★ (Xilinhot Downtown)
Mongolia Liya Hotel, Inner Mongolia ★★★★ (Xilinhot Downtown)
The Mongol Khan City (Xilingol Grassland)
East Ujimqin Wulagai Hotel ★★ (Wulagai Grassland)

How to Plan Your Inner Mongolia Tour?

Places to Visit in Inner Mongolia: Hohhot, Hulunbuir, Ordos, Baotou, Ulanqab, Badan Jaran, Ejina, Xilingol, Chifeng…

How to Get to Inner Mongolia: International and domestic flights to Hohhot, Hulunbuir…; Domestic flights to Xilingol, Chifeng…;High Speed Train to Hohhot, Ulanqab, Baotou, Ordos, Chifeng…; Drive to Badan Jaran, Ejina…

Best Time to Visit: April to October (especially from June to September for grasslands, June to October for deserts)

Inner Mongolia is so large and abundant with diverse distinct natural and cultural highlights, therefore, you can hardly discover all the bests in one single visit. It would take 3 days to more than 1 month for various needs. And your itinerary can be decided based on your trip length, interests and a major area of this vast destination.

Classic Inner Mongolia Tours - Middle Part (Hohhot, Baotou, Ordos...)

A classic Inner Mongolia tour usually starts from Hohhot, the capital of Inner Mongolia and most convenient traffic hub. Planning 3 days is popular for an essential discovery of Hohhot city highlights with surrounding grassland like Huitengxile or Xilamuren. 1-2 days extension to Kubuqi Desert in Ordos is also frequently chosen. And a 5-6 days trip including Hohhot, nearby grassland, Ulanqab volcanoes, Baotou and Ordos are the favorite one among travelers to discover grassland, desert, historical culture of Genghis Khan, Tibetan Buddhism, etc. in Inner Mongolia.

☛ 5 Days Classic Inner Mongolia Tour

☛ 6 Days Inner Mongolia Bests Discovery Tour (Hohhot / Ulanqab / Huitengxile Grassland / Baotou / Kubuqi Desert / Ordos)

Authentic Grassland, Wetland & Forest Park - East Part (Hulunbuir, Arxan...)

If you are interested in the most beautiful grassland, arrange 4-5 days to Hulunbuir to catch Hulunbuir Grassland and all the fabulous primitive nature and in-depth nomadic tribe culture highlights in Hailar, Ergun, Genhe and Manzhouli. If you have more time, add 2 more days to Arxan National Forest Park.

A middle and east Inner Mongolia discovery to Hohhot, Baotou, Ordos and Hulunbuir usually takes about 6-8 days, which helps you savor the top representative prairie sightseeing and culture of Inner Mongolia.

☛ 5 Days Best Hulunbuir Tour with Grassland Exploration

☛ 9 Days Hulunbuir In-depth Tour with Arxan UNESCO Global Geopark

Wild Desert & Golden Populus Forest - West Part (Badain Jaran, Ejina...)

The west Inner Mongolia is favored for seeking wilder sightseeing and adventure. If you want to discover China’s most beautiful desert, a 2-4 days Badain Jaran Desert trip to the west Inner Mongolia is your best choice to go! Besides, the splendid Ejina Populus Euphratica Forest is quite hot for a 2-3 days’ photography tour in autumn. If you want a longer vacation, plan as many other visitors to discover Badain Jaran together with nearby hot and convenient destinations like Xining, Zhangye, Dunhuang, Jiayuguan, etc. It usually needs 7 days for a Xining Zhangye Badain Jaran Desert trip.

☛ 5 Days Zhangye Danxia Badain Jaran Desert Geography Miracle Tour

☛ 7 Days Qinghai Lake Zhangye Danxia Badain Jaran Desert Wonders Tour

☛ 4 Days Ejina Populus Euphratica Forest Photography Tour

If you are seeking more authentic sightseeing and deeper Inner Mongolia culture and history highlights, it is also popular to discover Chifeng and Xilingol for 4-5 days.

Besides, it is also a great idea to extend to more popular destinations in China to appreciate more wonderful nature, culture, history and food of this vast country, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Chengdu, Xinjiang, Gansu, Tibet, Yangtze River, Yunnan, Guilin, Zhangjiajie, Huangshan, etc.

Inner Mongolia Tour Huitengxile Grassland Inner Mongolia Tour Genghis Khan Statue in Ordos Inner Mongolia Tour Hulunbuir Grassland Inner Mongolia Tour Badain Jaran Desert

Travel Inner Mongolia with China Discovery

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Travel Inner Mongolia with China Discovery Our Customers Enjoying Their Trip to Inner Mongolia Grassland in April, 2021

Recommended Inner Mongolia Tours

Top 3 Inner Mongolia tours chosen by most customers to explore Inner Mongolia in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary, or tailor your own trip now with us.

Huitengxile Grassland Horses
6 Days Inner Mongolia Bests Discovery Tour

Hohhot / Huitengxile Grassland / Hohhot / Baotou / Kubuqi Desert / Ordos

Hulunbuir Grassland
5 Days Best Hulunbuir Tour with Grassland Exploration

Hulunbuir / Erguna / Manzhouli / Hulunbuir

Strange Forest Sunset
6 Days Ejina Populus Euphratica & Badain Jaran Desert Sightseeing Tour


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