Novotel, AccorHotels first global brand, has announced its debut in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. The 192-room contemporary hotel is located within proximity to major tourist attractions including Great Chinggis Khaan Square, National Museum of Mongolian and Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery and is within short walking distance to the city’s shopping and entertainment district.
“We are delighted to introduce the Novotel brand in Mongolia’s capital. With its ‘modern easy living’ philosophy, Novotel Ulaanbaatar comes at the ideal time given the surge in tourism in the city,” said Gary Rosen, Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, AccorHotels Greater China. “The Novotel’s signature features will facilitate more business opportunities as well as attract major events and conferences.”
Designed in a minimalist Chinese style with a focus on nature and simplicity, Novotel Ulaanbaatar offers 192 intimate rooms including six suites with spacious living areas. Each room is adorned with a picture of Mongolia taken by a famous local photographer. Rooms from the 12th floor to the 16th floor enjoy breath-taking views of the mountain and the city of Ulaanbaatar. The hotel offers state-of-the-art facilities that include the signature In Balance by Novotel fitness and spa as well as an indoor swimming pool ideal for long and short stay guests.
Delicious culinary options include three unique restaurants and two progressive bars that are destinations in their own right. Featuring live-cooking stations, the all-day-dining Food Exchange offers local and international buffets and a-la-carte menu choices with a spacious kids’ area that offers an interactive games zone while Gourmet Bar serves a wide selection of beverages complemented by a menu of savoury snacks in a classic setting. The Chinese restaurant Jade Garden boasts four private dining rooms for corporate dinners and small get-togethers with authentic Mongolian dishes and the widest Chinese menu in town. The restaurant is the only hotel dining outlet in the city that has a certified Halal kitchen.
For an evening night cap, Biere House offers guests a range of local beers with a choice of delicious finger foods while Duvin wine bar features a wide selection of wines and tempting light meals. Duvin wine bar provides the flexibility as a multi-functional celebrative space for creative cocktail functions or wine dining options.
The hotel is complete with a ballroom and meeting room that can host up to 250 guests. “Today’s travellers are keen to maintain work-life balance and they will surely enjoy our recreation facilities, particularly the attractive indoor swimming pool,” said Fabian Lee, General Manager of Novotel Ulaanbaatar. “With its city centre location, Novotel Ulaanbaatar offers the latest option in town for business and leisure travellers whilst at the same time can adapt its unique facilities for local guests’ needs.”