Where to Stay in Samarkand - UzbekistanPass

Where to Stay in Samarkand

Best areas to stay for tourists in Samarkand and hotels for all budgets.

Best Areas to Stay in Samarkand

Registan Square in the evening

Samarkand City Center

Tashkent Road in Samarkand's city center passes through most of the major tourist attractions in the city. Spanning from the famous Registan, past the Bibi-Khanym mosque to the Hazrat Khizr mosque close to the Shah-i-Zinda complex.

It's not the best area for restaurants but has hotels for all budgets within walking distance of Samarkand's main landmarks.

Hotel Zarafshon

East Samarkand

The area east of Samarkand's University Boulevard is still within walking distance to the city center but is home to many more hotels, restaurants and bars.

This area is excellent for mid-range hotels, some with swimming pools. It's just a short walk or taxi to the Amir Temur mausoleum 'Gur-i-Emir Complex'.

Silk Road Samarkand

Silk Road Samarkand Resort

The Silk Road Samarkand Resort offers eight 4 and 5-star hotels for luxury stays in Samarkand. The resort features numerous bars and restaurants, with many hotels offering pools, spas, and fitness centers.

The resort is just a 20 minute taxi outside of the city center, making it easy to visit the city's attractions.

Rukhobod Mausoleum

South Samarkand

The area just south of the Registan is more of a residential area but contains many cheap hotels and hostels among its backstreets.

While there are fewer restaurants in this area, it is ideal for budget travelers since the city center is just a 20-minute walk or a 5-minute taxi ride away.