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Oslo
Reviewed 23 February 2012

We expected a romantic stay at this salt hotel. The night we stayed turned out to be a disaster. Warning: The hotel was staffed with one adult and two 15- year-old children. The prize for a double room with private bathroom was expensive so we had great expectations regarding the comfort. However, the room and bedding were not clean. When...

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5Thank Kirstin H
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 22 February 2012

We stayed one night at this hotel because it was included in our package. The rooms are of decent size and the beds are comfortable. There was a horrible sewer smell coming from our bathroom. We heard that it could get pretty cold at night so we were prepared with sweat pants and sleeping bags. However we found it wasn't...

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2Thank sixdee
Lanzarote, Spain
Reviewed 26 November 2011

You cannot expect 5 star service in the middle of uyuni salt lake,bolivia. If you know where you are going you will enjoy big time!! Beautiful hotel. It is true in the middle of nowhere and not completely finished in the sorroundings but very nice conditions inside. We went to visit the other 2 salt hotels nearby and was by...

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1Thank 81AC
Reviewed 13 October 2011

Cristal Samana is one of the new breed of "salt hotels" that have popped up near the edge of the Salar de Uyuni salt flats, along with Luna Salada and Palacio del Sal, which are right next door, separated only by a flat horizon of dirt. Although the reviews on this hotel have been appearing since 2009, it is clearly...

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1Thank Johann&Sandra
Maryland
Reviewed 21 March 2011

Everything here is made of salt: bedframe, walls, headboard, floors. Sparkling and lovely. Such a great place to sleep and recoop.

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4Thank travelhoundMaryland
CANADA
Reviewed 16 June 2010

Cristal Samaña is a beautiful and comfortable place in the middle of the salt flats of Bolivia! Yes, it is somewhat hard to get to Uyuni (because of road conditions), but all is worth the experience if you meet the friendly staff and family of the beautiful Hotel del Sal. Hats off to the owner, his staff for providing a...

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1Thank beautifulady_10
London, UK
Reviewed 5 March 2010

At first glance this hotel looks interesting as there are sculptures made of salt in the corridors. However, it is about an hour drive from Uyuni along really bad roads (as are the other salt hotels). To get there you need a taxi which will charge unreasonable amounts of money. The rooms are ok but there is nowhere to put...

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2Thank IGetAroundALot
Uyuni
Reviewed 17 October 2009

Its a hotel buided in feng shui style, the hotel have the shape of coca leaf, all the rooms have carved in salt of astronomic aymara figures like frogs, snakes it is a really nice place the people were nice and want to give us the best they can, the rooms were clean, all the rooms have bathroom, the showers...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A modern building constructed entirely with blocks of salt extracted from the salt flats.Our 27 double, triple and family rooms, all in suite have hot water and heating all day long, which distinguishes our quality.If you're planing to visit Bolivia, you must come to Uyuni and enjoy the amazing experience of sleeping under the stars by the side of the salt flats. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cristal Samana Salt Hotel

Address: | Carretera de ingreso al salar a 4 Km de Colchani, Uyuni, Bolivia
Region: Bolivia > Potosi Department > Uyuni
Price Range: ₹ 8,758 - ₹ 13,170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cristal Samana Salt Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 54
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“Ask for view on the salt flats”
 of 5 bubbles GoneForLong, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room around reception, wifi isn't always available in other rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 667dennisl, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Get rooms without the suites. I noticed that the windows were able to open”
 of 5 bubbles JacquieAdios, 22 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Ask to see the room.”
 of 5 bubbles vicbrasil, 20 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Get one of the rooms where the fireplace in the corridor is just outside your room.”
 of 5 bubbles manhattanmom, 23 May 2014 | Read review
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