Tashkent Journals

Tashkent--Getting There

A February 2006 trip to Tashkent by jac_5219

Quote: There are lots of ways to the Silk Road, but after 24 hours in the air, budget accommodations just were not at the top of my list.
Getting There: If Tashkent had nothing but this hotel to offer, I'd work it in to my itinerary as a stopover. I worked hard at flying here NOT USING the national carrier, Uzbekistan Airways. Try a British Air flight using British Med (BMed) into Tashkent and I'd strongly suggest it over Uzbekistan Airways.The cab drivers will try and get as much as US$40 from you. Going from the airport to downtown should not cost more than 7,000 UZD (soum) or about US$5. The Dedeman is about a 15-minute drive from the airport in the evening.Who stays there: Most of the diplomatic mission folks stay at either the Intercontinental or the Dedeman. As an indirect recommendation, I've heard of m...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on February 5, 2006

Dedeman Silk Road Hotel
Amir Temur Street
Tashkent, Uzbekistan 100000
+998 71 120 37 00

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