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Omar Khayyam Hotel
Ranked #6 of 45 Bukhara B&B and Inns
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“Best hotel throughout our stay”
Reviewed 12 March 2014 via mobile

It was our 3rd hotel during a 10 day trip to Uzbekistan. This hotel shone right through. Wifi connection was excellent, big clean room, good running water.
We stayed 3 days there and enjoyed the spaciousness of the room.

  • Stayed February 2014
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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 27 October 2013

Hotel Omar Khayyam is ideally situated in the heart of the Old City of Bukhara. From here, it's walking distance to most of the major sites such as Registan Square, several mosques and madrassahs, and most especially to the three historical bazaars: 1) the Jewellers' Bazaar (Tok-i-Zargoron), 2) Cap Makers' Bazaar (Tok-i-Tilpak Furushon, and 3) the Moneychangers' Bazaar (Tok-i-Sarrafon). This hotel looks fairly new, is clean and comfortable, though of simple amenities. While the room was not cramped, we had 2 single beds with only one pillow each; the bathroom is rather small, and so was the shower tub. There was a small ref in the room, but it was not plugged in, and the air-conditioning, for that time of the year (very hot, 100-degree temperatures) was rather weak. The electric system can only support either the air-conditioning or the ref, not both, and we believe this is more of a city problem rather than a hotel problem. The drain in the bathroom floor was also not draining properly. However, breakfast was filling enough with sufficient choices to get us through the day, and the service was prompt and attentive. The breakfast room pleasantly looks out into the hotel's inner courtyard. The front desk people were also helpful and accommodating, though there was no internet connection at the time of our visit.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

Spent here two nights and was pleasantly surprised. Room was very clean, I love when there is no carpet. Mattress was excellent! I have back problems, so that's typically an issue but not here. The bathroom especially was very practical with modern taps and hot water available. My room was in the second floor with a small balcony to inner yard. Breakfast is also with wide variety and there are some tables in the yard to enjoy the breakfast there. Hotel was really quiet and so good night sleep.

The location is excellent as well. It's in the old town where cars can't come. Walking distance to almost all major attractions. Staff is very helpful.

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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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Thatcham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 September 2013

Located right in the heart of old Bukhara this hotel is the perfect base for exploring Bukhara. Its only drawback is that you cannot get all the way to the hotel by car, so luggage has to be carried the last 500 meters through the pedestrian old city. The hotel looks new, the lobby is well laid out and the open courtyard is great for a quiet breakfast. My room was spacious and comfortable, and the English speaking staff very friendly.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled on business
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Barcelona, Catalonia
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Reviewed 15 September 2013

This hotel is very well located in the center of the Old City, but it offers just standard rooms and nothing else. Don0't expect a gar, restaurant or a living room in the reception with air condition. Can't complain about it but when you com after a 10 or 12 hours travel from Kiva, for exempla, you expect some more facilities. Not a bad choice, but simple.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with friends
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Greifensee
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Reviewed 20 May 2013

Very good and clean hotel which is very well situated in the pedestrian area of Bukhara. Everything you would probably like to see (incl. restaurants) is within easy walking distance. Rooms are nicely decorated, everything works as it should. Staff mostly understands English and tries to be as helpful as possible. I think staying there should always be a good decision.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Moss Vale, Australia
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Reviewed 23 April 2013

We are doing a private tour through Uzbekistan, organized from Australia.This hotel was chosen by our tour company and as such I don't know the price.

Hotel Omar Khayyam is ideally located on a pedestrian street within easy walking distance to all the fabulous monuments by 5 to 10 minutes and 5 minutes to Labi-Haus square.

Our arrangements included bed and breakfast. We are here for 4 nights and were allocated Room 22A located on the first floor. Its a very spacious suite with a small balcony overlooking the pedestrian walkway in the old town. Its very clean. Toilettries are minimal so bring your own. We had noticed this was the case throughout the hotels we stayed in Uzbekistan.
Each day the room picks up a lovely cooling breeze.

There is no elevator, but the young men in the lobby carried our bags to our room.

The staff are very helpful and friendly..

Bottled water in not complementary in the room, however it is sold in the bar in the lobby at a reasonable price.

The breakfast was served in a pleasant room on the same level as the courtyard. Its pretty basic. Some hot foods like sausage, fried eggs, pancakes and colder type like sausage and cheeses. Plain sweet biscuits and bread and croissants. Tea, coffee and a choice of 2 fruit juices. Fresh fruit or even dried/poached fruit would be a welcome addition.
We noticed on our last morning here that there was a tour group in and the breakfast really improved. Not only that but the male staff wore embroidered vests.

We have had laundry done and the rate is very reasonable. It is a same day service.

Internet is free, with a strong signal in the lobby where the iPad works well. A PC works in our room.

We had a lovely stay at Omar Khayyam and would recommend it.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Omar Khayyam Hotel
Address: Khakikat Str 7, Bukhara 200121, Uzbekistan
Region: Uzbekistan > Bukhara Province > Bukhara
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 45 B&Bs / Inns in Bukhara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Omar Khayyam Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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