Orient Star Khiva is one of the most unusual hotels you find in Central Asia. It is located right in the old monument, a madrassah (religious school) of Muhammad Amin Khan in the center of Khiva, and its inner fortress Ichan Kala.
It was built in mid 19th century, and for almost 50 years over 250 students studied here.
Guests are invited to enjoy the experience of staying in the rooms which once where used by the school’s teachers for lectures and its students for living and studying.
The hotel has impressive decorations, a vast restaurant and bar onsite.