Sarbon Hotel

end of Samarkand State University Boulevard, Samarkand, Uzbekistan | Hotel
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The Modern Silk Road

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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... caravansaries, so she was a good guide. Lunch was at a roadside restaurant, in a large courtyard. The food was excellent, but the loos stank.

Upon arriving Samarkand, we went to the hotel to check in, then we went to the silk rug shop. The girls were just getting off for the day, and they were doing their make-up rather than knotting rugs. Our guide, who was very funny, showed us how they make knots in eight steps. We ...

Samarkand, Uzbekistan: Cockroach Express-Blackouts

A travel blog entry by samber

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... could double as Dexter's kill room and a bed which.... well we probably would have been better off sleeping on the floor. It wasn't nice but we had power... until about 5pm when the whole area blacked out. Not thinking much of it, that also meant most of the restaurants were shut. Very disappointing after finally discovering a great little local place which did super yummy food. Walking the streets in darkness we settled for the one place we could find with a generator ...

Slightly Sick in Samarkand

A travel blog entry by marqual

9

... light so it seems this is a common occurance. Tonight's power was out twice for about an hour each time. We played Apples to Apples for awhile in the lobby by the light of flashlights and emergency lights.

Uzbekistan is starting to grow on me. My first impressions weren't very high after such a wonderful time in Kyrgyzstan but now I'm enjoying Uzbekistan much more. This is a lovely time of year to visit - today's temperatures were perfect for walking ...

Mirror of the World, Centre of the Universe

A travel blog entry by bdsaly

1
22

... provides some reassurance that even the reproductions are faithful copies of the originals, but perhaps some of the magic is lost.

And speaking of lost, when we arrived in Samarkand my (US) cell phone indicated “no service” despite detecting two local providers. I just assumed that my US carrier had no agreement with a local provider. Our hotel had WiFi which provided Internet access – until the day after our arrival when Internet access ...

A HOT DAY, A GLORIOUS SURROUNDING

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

5

... away. The architect refused to finish it unless he could kiss her. She relented. The kiss left a mark. The mosque got finished and the architect was executed, Timur thereafter decreeing women should wear a veil so as not to tempt men.

We continued our walk to the Registan. It means 'sandy place'. The site is imposing in size more than in the intricacy of the tilework. We entered the Ulugbek Medrassa and the Tilla-Kari [gold-covered] Medrassa. By the time we were done ...

Location

This hotel, located on end of Samarkand State University Boulevard, Samarkand, is near Bibi Khanym Mosque and Sher Dor Madrasah.
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2.50 of 5 stars Fair