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West Point Capsule
2 out of 5
Baitursynov 138, apartment 32, Almaty
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0.75 mi from city center
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The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty
5 out of 5
Esentai Tower, 77/7 Al Farabi Avenue, Almaty
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The price is $256 per night
0.41 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (57 reviews)

"Nice hotel. Most rooms are with an incredible view. Breakfast was varied."…"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty
InterContinental Almaty
5 out of 5
181 Zheltoksan Street, Almaty
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The price is $124 per night
1.22 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (67 reviews)

"It was very clean and welcoming. I had a nice stay."…"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

InterContinental Almaty
The Dostyk Hotel
5 out of 5
36 Kurmangazy Street, Almaty
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The price is $97 per night
1.98 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (71 reviews)
Formal and very comfortable great airport pick up

"Room was excellent great bathroom ,large room Breakfast very well presented in a fairly formal room. Negatives the beauty services went available dispite the hotel Saying they were,pool was functional but a Little tired Last of all while some of the reception staff and foyer staff were wonderful ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2019

The Dostyk Hotel
Ramada by Wyndham Almaty
4 out of 5
27/1 Baitursynov Street, Almaty
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The price is $63 per night
2.17 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (56 reviews)
Ramada Jan Stay

"Trip was good ! We requested late check out & alternatively they offered us free SPA access for taking bath , which was a good gesture from their end."…"

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2020

Ramada by Wyndham Almaty
Rahat Palace Hotel
5 out of 5
29/6 St. Satpaev Avenue, Almaty
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The price is $71 per night
0.89 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (110 reviews)

"Good staff in context of service in Kazakhstan and CIS."…"

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2020

Rahat Palace Hotel
Grand Erbil Hotel
4 out of 5
Sauranbaeva Str. 5, Almaty
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The price is $26 per night
7.72 mi from city center
3.1/5 (25 reviews)

".pleasant hotel, met expectations, relatively close to airport"…"

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2019

Grand Erbil Hotel
Grand Hotel Tien Shan
4 out of 5
115 Bogenbay Batyr Street, Almaty
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2.39 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (204 reviews)

"All was so great at the Tien Shan Hotel in Almaty, staff, room, food and location. I strongly recommend this hotel to all travelers going to the great city of Almaty in the wonderful Kazakhstan."…"

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Grand Hotel Tien Shan
Hotel Alma
3.5 out of 5
4A Koshkunov St, Almaty
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The price is $44 per night
2.32 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (35 reviews)

"it’s a decent place. Decent breakfast, rooms are decent comfy. The location is great. Near few restaurants and convenient stores and places to visit and see. Overall I enjoyed my time. I stayed there for 5 night. It was great. I recommend to all."…"

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

Hotel Alma
Almaty Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Kabanbai Batyr str 85, Almaty
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The price is $66 per night
2.04 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (64 reviews)

"flexibility and service, location, space, it would be good if bathroom was better"…"

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

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Visiting Almaty

Visitors to Almaty are sure to enjoy the mountain views and shopping. Tourists can also enjoy the city's museums, cafés, and monuments.

  • There are 83 hotels and other accommodations in Almaty
  • The closest major airport is in Almaty (ALA-Almaty Intl.), 7.9 mi (12.8 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Almaty

The city's cultural venues include National Museum of Kazakhstan and Almaty Opera House. The city is notable for landmarks like Presidential Palace, Almaty Cathedral, and Almaty Tower. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the mountain views and such places to visit as 28 Panfilov Heroes Memorial Park and Big Almaty Lake.

In Almaty, there are 83 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect holiday retreat. These are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty - This 5-star hotel features a full-service spa, 2 restaurants, and an indoor pool.
  • Worldhotel Saltanat Almaty - Our customers love the dining options and bar at this hotel. With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and a fitness center, along with free WiFi.
  • Renion Park Hotel - This 3.5-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and an indoor pool. Expedia customers like its helpful staff and proximity to public transit.

Getting Around Almaty

To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Almaty Station. Almaty might not have very many public transit options so consider renting a car to explore more.

Dressing for Almaty

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 54°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 16°F
  • From April to June, the average is 84°F during the day and 36°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 87°F during the day and 45°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 66°F as the daytime average and 20°F as the nighttime average
  • Almaty gets about 22.80 inches of rain per year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 84°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 19°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Almaty?
Rixos Almaty Hotel is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and free breakfast. Other favorite options based on reviews include Mercure Almaty City Center and Rahat Palace Hotel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Almaty, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your arrival date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the best deals available in Almaty.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Almaty?
For more details about updating your trip to Almaty or cancelling it, click here.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Almaty?
Based on reviews, Golden Palace Hotel is a popular 3.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free buffet breakfast and free WiFi.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation in Almaty?
Astra is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free valet parking. Other good choices for your stay with the kids include Hotel Grand Voyage and Hotel Kazakhstan. Attractions like Zenkov Cathedral and Central Park of Culture and Leisure are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic getaway to Almaty?
The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty is a favorite 5-star hotel for couples, and features in-room massages and a full-service spa. Other good options for a stay with your sweetheart include Rixos Almaty Hotel and Grand Hotel Tien Shan.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Almaty?
Lessor Apartments is a top apartment for people traveling with their pets, and offers laundry facilities and in-room kitchens for its human guests.
What's the best place to stay with easy access to Medeu Skating Rink?
Xostel24 is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this property offers free parking and private yards. It’s located just a short 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Medeu Skating Rink. Other good options close by include Salut Hotel Almaty and Hostel64.
What about the best place to stay close to Casino Zodiak?
One of the top choices for your stay is Best Western Plus Atakent Park Hotel, located a short 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Casino Zodiak, and this 3.5-star hotel offers 2 bars and free breakfast. Jeppesen Residence and Sacvoyage Hotel are other good choices nearby.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Almaty?
Rixos Almaty Hotel is a 5-star hotel with a full-service spa and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay. Donatello Boutique Hotel and The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty are other upscale choices for your vacation.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Almaty?
The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty is a favorite 5-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring 2 restaurants and a bar. If you want to stay at a boutique hotel, you can also take a look at Donatello Boutique Hotel.
What's the best place to stay for a winter vacation in Almaty?
Based on our travel data, Samal Resort & Spa is a top 4-star hotel for skiing, and features a full-service spa and free WiFi. Other good choices for your winter getaway include Grand Hotel Eurasia and InterContinental Almaty. Those looking to ski or snowboard can spend their days at Shymbulak Ski Resort.

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