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My room at the Hotel Tajikmatlubot - Dushanbe, Tajikistan  

My room at the Hotel Tajikmatlubot - Dushanbe, Tajikistan

On the Wrong Side of the Law

May 25th 2013
It is impossible to visit Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan, and not notice the police presence. There is at least one member of the constabulary on every block, usually busying themselves waving down cars. Those who drove the Hyundai police vehicles never used the siren or lights if they needed an unimpeded passage through the traffic, but instead, strangely pronounced their coming through loud ... read more
Asia » Tajikistan » Dushanbe

Tajikistani Flag The Tajik people came under Russian rule in the 1860s and 1870s, but Russia's hold on Central Asia weakened following the Revolution of 1917. Bolshevik control of the area was fiercely contested and not fully reestablished until 1925. Tajikistan beca... ... read more
20th February 2014

Hotel Tajikmatlubot
Your blog was an interesting read! I'm planning to go to Dushanbe and found it while searching for information on Tajikmatlubot hotel. Would you mind telling me the price, how you booked it (I only speak English!), and what you thought? Thanks!!!
21st February 2014

Hotel Tajikmatlubot Prices
Hello Sarah, thanks for reading my blog! if I remember correctly, I paid US$40 per night for a single person. I just arrived at the hotel with the taxi driver translating for me. English skills at the front counter were nil, so you will need someone to assist, or use a phrasebook. The place did look and feel like a Soviet relic but it was clean and appeared to be secure.
7th March 2014

Great Info!
Thanks for the great info. I am planning a trip to Tajikistan in June, coming from Bishkek overland. The hotel prices in Dushanbe look steep....... especially since I am a retired teacher. Glad to see the price of this hotel!!!
8th March 2014

Tajikistan Prices
Thanks for your comment. Apart from Dushanbe, prices for accommodation in Tajikistan is very reasonable. Unless you take shared taxis, transport is not cheap anywhere throughout Tajikistan, especially once you hit the Pamirs.

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