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Hotel De Sal Sumaj Rijchariy

4 Km Ingresando Hacia El Salar De Uyuni, Colchani Bolivia
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By the locals and for the locals, Hotel de Sal Sumaj Richariy is the only hotel entirely made with salt built and managed by the local community in Bolivia. That is set in a sustainable and community driven development. Sumaj Richariy is phrase in the local direct meaning good wake-up/morning and good sunrise. We welcome you to stay with us while visiting the Salar de Uyuni. Locating by the edge of the salt pan, we are the closest hotel to the salt flat and stepping out into the salt flat is just 2 mins. Our hotel is designed with colorful Andean charm, art, and furniture. We have an on-site restaurant offering delicious local flavors. The hotel founder Maria was born and raised up in the community by the salt pan. In the 90s She has the idea to built a hotel in the world’s famous attraction so that the locals could benefit. In October 23rd 2010 her family started the project and it was the first hotel being built in the salt pan. Finally, since 2016 Hotel de Sal Sumaj Richariy has been open. Committed to sustainable tourism: Since we are owned by the locals, we are committed to supporting the local community. Our hotel is built with environmental friendly materials. We buy food from local farmers and we hire local people. Join us in helping the amazing people of Uyuni. Your stay will contribute to our local community.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Free breakfast
Kids stay free
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Street parking
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary tea
Wine / champagne
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
BBQ facilities
Concierge
Convenience store
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Shops
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Housekeeping
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Safe
Coffee / tea maker
Kitchenette
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Seating area
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Dishwasher
Microwave
Minibar
Oven
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
On-demand films
Radio
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Chinese

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4 Km Ingresando Hacia El Salar De Uyuni, Colchani Bolivia
Hotel De Sal Sumaj Rijchariy
Getting there
Uyuni Joya Andina Airport
20.6 km
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Victoria W wrote a review Nov 2022
Boston, Massachusetts1 contribution
I do not recommend it at all, it is a hostel if you can call it that, it is extremely basic for the price they charge 150$us they charge more expensive than the luxury hotels in the area, I do not know how tripadvisor allows this type of hotel in its Web . Scammers when we made the reservation with an agency they told us a lower price and when it arrived and saw that we were foreigners others charged us double unfortunately the hotels had no availability for a sporting event. I describe them they did not have heating. And the heating they had was a jug with a heater that is totally toxic, we flatly refused, we almost froze. Totally disgusting rooms were not clean smelled. Bad bathtub with hair they did not have bathroom amenities towels with a bad smell sheets with hair, their food made us sick they do not have sanitary standards totally disgusting, the hotel does not have cleaning procedures or biosecurity protocols, they did not even want to give us drinking water for the price . I do not recommend this hotel to anyone, it does not have hotel management to charge what they charge, this class of hotels the government should regulate They give a bad impression to such a wonderful country. No receipt they wanted to give us to claim namos and they saw that we were foreigners they charged us double the other hotels unfortunately they did not have availability for a sporting event. I describe them they did not have heating. And the heating they had was a jug with a heater that is totally toxic, we flatly refused, we almost froze. Totally disgusting rooms were not clean smelled. Bad bathtub with hair they did not have bathroom amenities towels with a bad smell sheets with hair, their food made us sick they do not have sanitary standards totally disgusting, the hotel does not have cleaning procedures or biosecurity protocols, they did not even want to give us drinking water for the price . I do not recommend this hotel to anyone, it does not have hotel management to charge what they charge, this class of hotels the government should regulate They give a bad impression to such a wonderful country. They did not want to give us a receipt to claim our agency indicating that they are managed by locals, what an inappropriate argument, a shame of a hotel
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Date of stay: November 2022
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Avoid this hotel it is not safe stay there
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gyendi wrote a review Apr 2019
Singapore, Singapore64 contributions46 helpful votes
The hotel looks good on the inside. The external needs some improvement. The hotel is situated about half hour drive from Uyni salt flat. The breakfast is the same for both days I stayed. Before the breakfast time was over, the staff started packing up the breakfast buffet. When we asked for food etc, the staff brought them out again. The room was clean but cold. The heater they provided for a triple-room looked like a hand warmer. I think they need to be a bit more service-oriented.
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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mmpaull wrote a review Feb 2018
Seattle, Washington1032 contributions140 helpful votes
From the outside, the Sumaj Rijchariy looks like an abandoned commercial building. The interior public spaces are visually pleasing and have a certain "salt hotel charm. But out two-day stay here was a frustrating joke, I recommend avoid staying here like the plague. No hot water, at times, no water at all. Our "bathtub" had a fixed shower head, no filler spout. The room stank of sulfur or sewer, hard to tell which. No air-conditioning, no heat. The electrical power went out about 20 times a night. The WiFi rarely resulted in a usable connection to the internet. The mattress was soft/lumpy, same for the pillows. Fixtures and everything else was of the lowest possible quality. The breakfast and our included dinners were so bad, we took the 30-minute taxi ride into Uyuni to avoid eating at the "hotel".
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Date of stay: February 2018
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Yes, atay anywhere else but here!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel De Sal Sumaj Rijchariy
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel De Sal Sumaj Rijchariy?
Nearby attractions include Museo de la Llama y la Sal (3.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel De Sal Sumaj Rijchariy?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel De Sal Sumaj Rijchariy?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel De Sal Sumaj Rijchariy?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel De Sal Sumaj Rijchariy?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
Does Hotel De Sal Sumaj Rijchariy have airport transportation?
Yes, Hotel De Sal Sumaj Rijchariy offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel De Sal Sumaj Rijchariy?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Hotel De Sal Sumaj Rijchariy offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel De Sal Sumaj Rijchariy?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Chinese.