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The Silk Road Hotels

Seman Hotel (Sèmǎn bīnguǎn)


  • Near some excellent restaurants
  • Competitive prices from the lobby tour agencies


  • Musty bathrooms in the cheaper rooms and dorms

Updated 01/01/2015

Fodor's Review

Built in 1890 as the Russian consulate, this edifice served as a center of political intrigue for many years. The oldest wing of the hotel is the original consulate, where fans of the "Great Game" can stay in musty suites with luxurious rugs and old furniture. The hotel is the least expensive of those open to foreigners, but newer rooms range from comfortable to dilapidated, so be sure to look at a few before you decide. The nicer ones surround a pleasant courtyard in

the rear. Travel agencies are clustered around the lobby.

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Hotel Information


170 Seman Lu, at Renmin Lu, Kashgar, 844000, China

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0998-258–2129; 0998-258–2150


Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 168 rooms
  • Rate includes No meals

Updated 01/01/2015

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