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11.01.2017

Hotels in Uzbekistan - features of accommodation and currency exchange

The nuances of booking a hotel

Pay with local currency

In all three cities, a large selection of hotels for economic and not much accommodation. The price tag for a double room in a private flat with toilet and shower starts at 25 USD But due to the specifics of the local currency, the four star hotel, booked through Booking.com , can cost you a couple of dollars cheaper, if you pay for in sums in hotel when you check in

Accommodation in Uzbekistan
Room in Tashkent for 100 USD
Accommodation in Uzbekistan
WC
Accommodation in Uzbekistan
Breakfast at the hotel

The city tax per person

Pay special attention to the "city tax per person per night" which is usually not included in the room rate and is 2 - 3 USD

Register

In Uzbekistan, registration is required. Hotel or hostel must afford it upon arrival. Usually it is a business card of the hotel with a stamp, your data, dates of stay. Do not lose the registration, Customs check it when leaving the country.

Accommodation in Uzbekistan
Photos registration in Uzbekistan
Accommodation in Uzbekistan
Room for 25 USD
Accommodation in Uzbekistan
Toilet and shower

More nuances housing in Uzbekistan

  • Stars of Hotels does not meet European standards, if you want a guaranteed 5 star, choose well-known brand
  • The cost of living is indicated in dollars and Sums, more profitable to pay in Sums
  • In Uzbekistan, breakfast is usually included in the cost of living in cheap guest houses, so in hotels with stars. Breakfast is usually a selection of cold snacks and hot dishes.
  • service quite high, and you can leave bags and to be treated with tea. Receptionist speaks Russian and usually in English.
  • The water in cities such as Samarkand and Bukhara are very rigid, may have problems with skin and hair. In Tashkent, the water is good, purified by the standards.

The cost of hotel in Tashkent

In Tashkent hotel rates higher than the national average. For 25 USD you will find a decent hostel, with breakfast and a room for two

Accommodation in Tashkent
Hostel for 25 USD
Accommodation in Tashkent
Shared bathroom
Accommodation in Tashkent
Shower

Hotels in Bukhara

In Bukhara, try to stay in the old town and most likely you will be accommodated in an exotic building of two centuries ago, with a small, quiet and green courtyard. Hotels in the old houses of 4 stars.

Where to change currency and black exchange rate in Uzbekistan

In Uzbekistan, there is a black exchange rate. In 2016 it differs from bank rate twice. This means that in the bank for 1 USD, you will be offered 3000 UZD By the same rate you will get Uzbek sums from an ATM. If you go to a private money changers, they will change 1 USD to 6000 UZD Money-changers are usually grouped around the markets and major bus stations. Do not be afraid to ask the receptionist where to change money.

Currency in Tashkent
Bundle Uzbek Sum

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