Hotel de Sal Luna Salada – The Scintillating Blend of Everything Salty and Swanky

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One of Bolivia unique hotels, Hotel de Sal Luna Salada is situated at the start of Salar de Uyuni, a salt flat that spans more than ten thousand square kilometers and is well equipped to handle any climate extremes and unpredictable weather changes that may occur in the salt desert. It is the ideal stop after a day of hiking or trekking. The whole design of the hotel revolves around refreshing and relaxing guests to help them unwind and refuel to continue on their journey in exploring the varied terrains of Bolivia. Armed with accolades like Awards for Excellence in Services 2009, International Quality Award 2009, Certificate of Business Leadership and Social Responsibility Award 2009, and Bizz Award for Business Excellence 2011, this hotel is set to surprise you in terms of infrastructure, hospitality and ambience.

Hotel de Sal Luna Salada, Bolivia

Hotel de Sal Luna Salada, Bolivia

Hotel de Sal Luna Salada, Bolivia

The rooms at Hotel de Sal Luna Salada are completely built of salt blocks and are finely decorated with fabrics that exude comfort and tranquility.

All rooms may be categorized into four: standard salt rooms, salt rooms with salt lake view, spacious family rooms and deluxe rooms with salt lake view. All suites at Hotel de Sal Luna Salada have private bathroom amenities, a central heating system, thermal sheets, 220 Volts hairdryer, hot water, fire alarms, and electric blankets during winter. The standard salt room and the salt room with salt lake view have only one difference: The view. A beautiful stretch of more than ten thousand square kilometers of white salt with an extraordinary flatness and beauty reflected by its simplicity.

Hotel de Sal Luna Salada, Bolivia

A beautiful stretch of more than ten thousand square kilometers of white salt with an extraordinary flatness and beauty reflected by its simplicity.

Seven rooms are dedicated to spacious family suites that are large enough to meet all the demanding needs of a family. These rooms also have a good view of the salt flat. Each of these seven rooms is designed to perfection using salt blocks and local materials keeping in mind the needs of lighting, space and tranquility in all weather conditions. A vast majority of the rooms at Hotel de Sal Luna Salada falls into the final category of deluxe rooms. All forty-nine of these deluxe rooms have a stunning view to wake up to and admire before you sleep. Deluxe rooms overlook Tunupa Volcano and Kozuna Mountain apart from the Salar itself.

Hotel de Sal Luna Salada, Bolivia

The interior design of Hotel de Sal Luna Salada is simple and relevant. They have chosen the beauty of simplicity and used very little decorations. The walls have exposed salt blocks and floors are covered in fine grain salt. All rooms are soundproof and non-smoking. Televisions are provided only in the common areas and not in suites to help guests disconnect from the general world and rest, relax and unwind. A bridal suite is also present to add a pinch of extra saltiness to that special day. A game room fully equipped with all sorts of gaming consoles, table tennis courts and billiards tables is just an added advantage and one more reason to chose Hotel de Sal Luna Salada as a point of stay.

Hotel de Sal Luna Salada, Bolivia

Train cemetery is a must visit while staying at Hotel de Sal Luna Salada. Legend has it that railway lines were built by British engineers in the 19th century to promote transportation of minerals and consequent boost in economy. But these railways were frowned upon by the local inhabitants and were abandoned later on in the 1940s when the mining industry collapsed due to mineral depletion. A number of trains were thus left on these abandoned railways, never to be used again, leave it as a hotspot for train enthusiasts and an attraction for those interested in seeing pieces of the past.

Hotel de Sal Luna Salada, Bolivia

A return from the walk down memory lane should have the spa and wellness center at Hotel de Sal Luna Salada as its destination for an amazing massage. If you like spa hotels – you should visit their spa and wellness center. The spa is modern, luxurious and is inclusive of a large Jacuzzi, steam rooms and sauna. Shuttle services are provided throughout the day and airport shuttles are given on request. Car hires can be arranged at a moments notice. The hotel also has a sun terrace to catch a tan and relax. The room services are beyond comparison. Laundry services, ironing services and daily maids are all provided on request and for an extra fee.

Hotel de Sal Luna Salada, Bolivia

Being one of the most unusual hotels in America, Hotel de Sal Luna Salada based on the occasion of the visit provides different packages to suit each requirement. Wedding packages here make your special day perfect and unforgettable, just as it should be. Their event coordinators take care of every last detail from floral arrangements to an exquisite menu and designing of wedding cake. The magic and energy of Salar de Uyuni make it a dream destination wedding spot. Followed by the honeymoon package to extend the wedding bliss a little further. Family packages are designed specifically to promote bonding and growth along with making some beautiful memories in the process.

Hotel de Sal Luna Salada, Bolivia

From a romantic evening with your soul mate to a fun gathering with family and friends, the restaurant ‘Tunupa’ at Hotel de Sal Luna Salada is the best restaurant in Uyuni. It serves authentic Andean cuisine and houses an extensive variety of wine. The menu changes quite often to accommodate the seasonal delicacies that are chosen from near proximity. Tunupa is open three times a day to serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Each item on the menu reflects a simple concept of combining dedication, flavor and taste. The breakfast buffet available from 7.30 am have received several critical appreciations for its variety and uniqueness. Special diet menus will be provided on request specialized for your custom needs. Kids menu and snack bars are also a highlight of this restaurant.

Hotel de Sal Luna Salada, Bolivia

Hotel de Sal Luna Salada, Bolivia

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  • Hotel de Sal Luna Salada is open for check-ins from 15:00 hours and checkouts until 11:00 hours but these timings are flexible based on the guests convenience. Luggage storage and concierge services are provided on arrival and at departure as well.
  • Free Wi-Fi is given in all common areas throughout the day and high-speed Wi-Fi is provided in all suites for an extra charge. Free parking is also available onsite without any prior reservations or mentions.
  • Free Wi-Fi is given in all common areas throughout the day and high-speed Wi-Fi is provided in all suites for an extra charge. Free parking is also available onsite without any prior reservations or mentions.
  • Hotel de Sal Luna Salada is a four-star hotel that is affordable and provides good value for money. It is slightly on the pricey side compared to other hotels in the same area but it’s worth the money spent.
  • The staff speaks a collective of four languages: Spanish, Portuguese, French and English. A language barrier is highly unlikely while the chances of finding a native speaker are higher. They are friendly, accommodating and ever ready to assist you, no matter what the need might be.
  • Packed lunches are offered by Tunupa restaurant to take away a final bite from a life changing experience during the long journey back home or to the next exploration point. They are packed with utmost care to ensure that the freshness stays longer and flavors are locked in.
  • Gift shop at Hotel de Sal Luna Salada has everything that could possibly count as a souvenir to gift your loved ones or yourself. Other shopping centres are also present on site for any special occasions or to indulge in an unexpected shopping spree.
  • The breakfast buffet is one of the best things to look forward to at Tunupa restaurant. They are well balanced and absolutely delicious!
  • Currency exchange is facilitated at Hotel de Sal Luna Salada for all major currencies. Foreign currency is accepted at the gift shop and other shopping centers on site. The day’s currency rates are updated, consistent and reliable.
  • Pets are not allowed here and smoking is strictly prohibited in all rooms and common areas.
  • The bar at Tunupa is well stocked with liquor from around the world along with a vast variety of wines. Custom orders of drinks are accepted and catered to based on request and availability.
  • Cars and bicycles are available for rent at the tour desk that will plan an entire day of sightseeing and activities for you to indulge in. Some of the most highlighted adventures include hiking and cycling.

There are not so many salt lake hotels in the world and this one is worthy of your attention. Hotel de Sal Luna Salada’s prime aim of providing comfort and convenience to guests is successfully achieved and is a must for all tourists in Bolivia. It helps you discover your inner Zen, reconnect and experience the beauty of nature at its finest. All of these for only one simple rule ‘Do not lick the walls’ reiterated at several places along its walls.

Hotel de Sal Luna Salada, Bolivia

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