Hotel Los Girasoles
Hotel DescriptionThe Hotel has capacity to host 60 guests. Girasoles Hotel is located just 20 minutes far away from the Uyuni Salt Flat, wich is quite convenient for the visitors that are impatient to start the tour to the Salt Flat.
Hotel LocationGirasoles Hotel is located only four blocks from the train station and six from the Uyuni's Bus terminal.
Girasoles Hotel is located at Uyuni's city centre, where you can find all the travel agencies, restaurants with local and international food, and the famous weekly market organized by the local Bolivian people.
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Rates increase at high season (From July to September)
Room FacilitiesGirasoles Hotel rooms feature:
- Private Bathroom with Bathtub
- Hot Water 24 Hours
- Matrimonial and 1,20 x 2 mts beds
- Cable TV at extra charge
- Breakfast Buffet
- Children under 6 years old free on charge at the Hotel
- Check in: 10:00 p.m.
- Check out: 12:30 p.m.
Girasoles Hotelís rooms are distributed by:
Familiar Room (1 matrimonial bed and 3 or 2 single beds)
Rooms at Girasoles Hotel are well lighted, and have huge Cactus wooden doors. There are 2 types of rooms the ones with private bathroom and bathtub and the ones with share bathroom.
- Desayuno Buffet
- Room Service
- Central Heating
- Laundry at extra charge
- Restaurant that servers national and international meals. Open every day
- Internet at extra charge per hour
- Safety box
- There are not telephones at the rooms
- Extra charge for rooms with TV
- Drug store
- Handicraft Store
Traveler Help desk: Girasoles Hotel front desk provides information about several tours at Uyuni's Salt Flat and surrounding areas and besides help you to get to Atacama's Desert
Travelers group of more than 15 people one for free.
When to visit
The best time to visit is between July and October, when the flats are dry. In the rainy season the flats are ideal for photography lovers. In the winter season the sky is remarkably clear, which allows you to see the stars and constellations like never before.
The main attraction of this region is the landscape, the Salt Hotel, and the Fish Island.
Observation of wildlife, landscape, ecotourism.
Rainy from November to March. Dry the rest of the year.
Requirements to Enter the Country
The yellow fever vaccination is mandatory in order to enter to Bolivia. You need to show the vaccination certificate.
Citizens of some countries require a visa in order to enter to Bolivia. We suggest you consult the Bolivian embassy in your country of residence.
Many Trains arrive daily to Uyuni from Oruro, Tupiza, and Villazon. They are the most inexpensive, safe and easy way to get to Uyuni city from which you can visit the majestic salt flats and Lagoons. If you would like to travel by train, Girasolís hotel staff can help you to book your tickets.
Travelers can also take a bus. Depending on where they start their journey the length of the bus trips varies significantly. From La Paz city, the trip takes 10 hours, from Oruro and Potosi the trip takes seven hours approximately. If you miss your bus you have to wait hours before the next departure.
Another simple way to get to Uyuni is renting a car. You can go at your own pace and the leave your car at the hotelís garage while you take a tour to the Salt flats.
Trains to Uyuni
The train companies can change the train schedules without notice.