Almaty, Kazakhstan’s capital and financial hub, may be a bit of a wildcard for the novice traveller. One thinks of deserts and sandstorms, but Almaty is an urbanised metropolitan city, encircled like a snow globe by the mighty Tien Shan mountains. You can see the marks of a modern city; skyscrapers dominate the skyline, leafy, lush parks dot the cityscape, and numerous museums, as well as coffee shops, can be found. This eclectic, modern mix, along with the occasional Soviet-era mural makes Almaty a fascinating off-the-beaten-track city for the novice travelers. Over there, there is much to see and do. For the cultural lovers, there is the Abay Opera House, the Kazakhstan Museum of the Arts (where Asia’s most significant collections of Western European and Russian art is). A fun thing to do is to take a dip in the sprawling Arasan baths complex, which consists of a Finnish sauna, a Moroccan hammam, Russian banya and Turkish steam bath. The Green Bazaar, which sits on the ancient Silk Road trading route is a great place to test your bargaining skills, or you could step into the shiny Dostyk Plaza mall for high-end products. Visitors also like to make a stop at the ornate Zenkov (Ascension) Cathedral, made entirely of wood, and architecturally beautiful. Start your visit to Almaty by staying in one of our selected Airbnb vacation rentals today.
This deluxe studio with one bedroom and two beds can sleep three guests comfortably. It is well-furnished with amenities like Wifi, kitchen, TV, washer and heating. Its location is within walking distance of a fitness centre, metro station, fast food restaurants, shopping centre, parks and the “Esentai” river.
Comfortably designed deluxe-studioAlmaty, Almaty Region, Kazakhstan
Top guest reviewsit has excellent air conditioning and wi-fibrilliant little studio apartment with a private balcony - gorgeous view of the mountainsexcellent apartment with a great view of the mountainsperfect apartment with nice views of almatythe view from balcony is excellent and the interior design of the apartment is stylishit was clean and comfyall was clean and comfortablethe apartment was very clean and cosyher place is clean and well decoratedeverything was beautifully clean
Host:anastassiya and pavel are very nice hostsshe is a great host and knows how to make you feel at homeamazing hosts and stylish flatanastassiya was a great host -- very responsive and attentive to all our questionsalso the host is just amazing always quick response made me feel sooooo welcomedRead more reviewslocated close to the transport links and attractionsthe location is really convenient nice neighborhoodi recommend especially the location of apartmentthe location is excellent toothe location is also in a safe neighbourhood and there is a grocery store downstairs
Enjoy your stay in this modern and cosy apartment that has been recently refurbished. It fits four guests comfortably and is situated in a quiet neighborhood. It comes furnished with Wifi, kitchen, iron and TV. You can walk to the Atakent Expo centre, the botanical garden, shops and bus stations from here. The Central stadium is about 20-30 minutes away.
Modern and cozy apartment - AtakentAlmaty, Kazakhstan
Top guest reviewsbeautiful apartment with all the necessary amenitiesthe apartment is exactly as described in the photos; well facilitated and cleanyuliyas apartment is as described in the photos and we felt very comfortable in it this augustit was very cozy modern and clean appartement with all equipment even air-conditioning in two roomshuge living room with useful kitchen but bathroom is a little bit smallnice and clean placevery clean and nicely prepared apartmentyuliya's place was clean and comfortablethe house itself was really clean and cozyyuliyas apartment is clean well decorated and stocked and comfortable
Host:she was very helpfulvery good host with quick replyfantastic host: very friendly and easy to communicate withdima was really helpful and answered all our questionsvery helpful in explanation of attractions aroundRead more reviewslocation was nice indeedconvenient and ecologically location with a beautiful park nearbythe location was great to explore main sightseeing places and shopping mallscozy apartment with a great locationamazing place quiet in a central location great value
This small studio is perfect for one - just lovely for solo travelers. It is surrounded by a quiet courtyard located on the ground floor of an old brick house. There is a bed and some appliances for cooking. Wifi, kitchen, iron, TV and washer are some of the amenities that the studio has. It is within walking distance to the parks, gardens, convenience shops, coffee shops, and other recreational places.
Small studio in the center of AlmatyAlmaty, Almaty Region, Kazakhstan
Top guest reviewstanya was excellent in communicating & when i had issues with the wifi it was rectified very quicklythe place was cleanit’s spotless clean and has the washing machine and fridgethe studio was clean and great locationvery clean house with a lot of options convenient locationconveniently located clean and comfy for a few days - would stay again
Host:she is a great hostthe host is wonderfultanya was a very nice host eager to helptanya is friendly and welcoming hostshe was helpful with email responses both before and during my stayRead more reviewsthe location was central and easy walking distance to a metro stationthe place is located in a really good locationexcellent location it’s walking distance to major sites and the metrothe location is nice toothe location of apartment is very good close to all cafe restaurants very central
This spacious apartment feels like a home away from home with its cheerful colors. Three guests can fit in comfortably here. The owner has remodeled the house using natural materials, and the windows look out to a spectacular view of Tian Shan mountains. Guests can enjoy a breakfast made by the host while seated on the floor in the traditional Kazakh style. Other amenities include Wifi, kitchen, washer, iron, and free parking. You can also ask the host to drive you to picturesque places such as Canyon Charyn, Altyn Emel National Park, Big Almaty Lake, Assy Plato, Kaindy and Kolsai Lakes, Kok-Zhaylyau and other routes. Alatau subway station is a two-minute walk. The apartment is on the 5th floor of a seven-story building that also houses the supermarket, pizzeria, 24-hour pharmacy, bank, dry cleaning and a large number of clothing and footwear boutiques.
Spacious yet Homey Apartment with Mountain ViewAlmaty, Almaty Province, Kazakhstan
Top guest reviewsgreat apartment beautiful in indian style and great view from windowfrom the apartment the view of the mountains is fantastic the indian colours make you feel happyit’s a sweet apartment with an artist’s touchgood location great view charming apartment and a knowledgeable hosteverything was clean and comfortableapartment is very clean and stylishthe bathroom is clean yet needs some renovation toothe apartment was clean tidy and very well put togetheri loved my stay here - stylishly decorated apartment clean and a good location
Host:the host was very welcoming and friendlythanks for being a wonderful hostthe host daniil makes sure you have everything you needhost is responsive for easy check in and outthe owner is very friendly he gave me some tips about the neighbourhoodRead more reviewsgreat location and fair pricenot near the tourist attractions but a pleasant hour plus walk or right by metro stationa cozy apartment with good locationcentral asia is really an amazing areathe location is also perfect to explore the city
A beautiful loft apartment in the centre of the city, this place is perfect for two guests. It comes fully furnished with amenities such as Wifi, kitchen, dryer, iron, TV and washer. The first floor of the house has a hairdresser/barber shop and a grocery shop. There are many restaurants within walking distance.
Loft apartment in Center of the cityAlmaty, Kazakhstan
Top guest reviewsgreat apartment with fast wifi a full kitchen and living areamini markets nearby apartment felt v secure wifi was fast- excellent stayapartment was great (amenities location etcapartment is as described in a really cool and accessible area of the beautiful city of almatydespite arriving in -15c weather the apartment was warm and comfortableapartment is clean and niceawesome place clean and stylishstylish clean and practicalclean and stylish comfortable apartment good bathroom shower and bedthe apartment is very clean and bright newly renovated
Host:the host is very helpful and advise of a local in almaty is pricelessnargiz is an awesome host always available and a pleasant guy to chat withthe host was flexible and helped me arrive after encountering a super delayed flightnargiz is a very welcoming flexible hostnargiz is an amazing host who provided such a pleasant place to stayRead more reviewsfantastic location and great valuethe location is just perfectnargiz's place has great location walking distance from any daily routinegreat location easy for parking a cargreat location many restaurants and places of interest are within walking distance including the opera house/theater
This cosy apartment is near the metro station. It fits three guests nicely, and it is well-furnished with the essentials, heating, and TV. From the windows you can see a breathtaking view of the mountains. There are shops and restaurants near the apartment too.
Cosy apartment near metro station in the centerAlmaty, Kazakhstan
Top guest reviewsnice natural light and well equipped kitchengreat apartment everything just as expectedclean and cozy apartmentvery clean flat confortable bedthere were many clean sheets availablethe flat is cosy and clean equipped with everything required for a short staywe enjoyed the stay in the flat which was very clean and tidy
Host:the host was welcoming and very helpfulthe hosts are nice and communicativegulaikhan is a great hostthanks to the host for allowing me to check in earlierwe did apreciate a lot stay in almaty for 3 days thanks to gulaikhan and her attentive supportRead more reviewsnice apartment near metro stationvery nice apartment located near the metro and a short walk from good restaurants and shoppinggreat location and close to shops and restaurantsnice house and good locationthe location of the apartment is great
This clean, minimalist apartment in Atakent is on the third floor. There is no lift. You have a quiet corridor entrance to yourself, and guests have praised it for the cleanliness. The house is near the exhibition park, the Atakent centre as well as the market. Within walking distances are restaurants, coffee shops, bakeries, shopping malls and public transport goes everywhere in the city.
Cozy apartment in Atakent areaАлматы, Алматинская область, Kazakhstan
Top guest reviewsthere was a wifi problem but tanya fixed it super fasttanya's apartment is clean and well located with a great view of the mountains and cityclean and all is thereit is very clean and the communication was perfecteverything was clean and charmingeverything was clean and as expectedclean house and good wi-fi
Host:tanya was a very nice hosttanya is a great hosttanya is very good hosttanya is a great host and her apartment is excellenttanya and anna were amazingly responsive and helpful as hostsRead more reviewslocation is great tooabsolutely beautiful apartment close to botanical gardenslocation is very convenient as wellhello the airbnb apartment is in a good locationvery good location (near to atakent) clean inside of house it has everything for a comfort staying in almaty
If you need a budget friendly studio apartment, this is a great place that will fit two guests comfortably. The location is in the centre of the city, and you can get to the shops, restaurants, business districts as well as cultural sites within minutes. The host provides free transfer if you require the service. The amenities include Wifi, kitchen, TV, dryer, iron and free parking on premises.
Cozy budget studio (free transfer is possible )Almaty, Kazakhstan
Top guest reviewswifi was good and access to a computerthe place is cosy and furnished with all the amenities need for a comfortable stayas for the apartment absolutely everything was as described and even betterstove oven washing machine fridge/freezer fast wifi great supply of hot water dishes cutlery etcthe apartment is sparkling clean and it has all of the amenities that one would desireeverything was clean and comfortablethe apartment was clean and cozythe place is kept extremely clean and well stockedgreat apartment very well equipped and cleanthe studio is as advertised very clean comfortable and well supplied
Host:kanysh was a very welcoming hostkanysh is amazing hostkanysh is an amazing hostkanysh is an amazing hostkanysh is such a friendly hostRead more reviewsnice location to stay pretty much close to any fancy spotsamazing location close to the city center and local shopsi didn't have to take the bus or metro since i like to walkthe apartment is perfectly clean safe and situated around 15-20 min walk from the absolute center of almatyi really liked kanysh’s place will recommend it - the best located place with a great price and superhost
This studio apartment fits two guests comfortably with one bedroom and two beds. Rated for being sparkling clean, the house also boasts views of the mountains and the panoramic wheel in the city. Just right across the street is the Mega Alma-Ata, an all-in-one shopping mall with everything you need. There are amenities like Wifi, kitchen, dryer, iron, TV and washer. There is a mountain valley, the Alma-Arasan, just 15 minutes away by car.
Condo Modern Premium Studio Mega CenterAlmaty, Kazakhstan
Top guest reviewsthe bed feels like a smallish queengreat apartment good price right next to a mega mall super new furniture and good communication with the hostnice place apartment looks exactly like on picturesgreat bathroom and kitchenthe apartment was as good as we expectednurlan's flat is spacious and very cleanit was super clean when we arrivedthe building is nice and nurlan's apartment is clean and modernvery clean and had everything in it that we neededthe apartment was very clean and included everything we needed
Host:hosts were very good at communicatinghe is an excellent hostgreat host great place highly recommended10/10 very quick responses easy check-in an check-out truly helpful hostnurlan was a great host very helpful throughoutRead more reviewsgood place near big shopping centerconvenient location and super stylish placevery close to the most popular shopping centre in alamatythe location was perfect for us close to a lot of restaurants and shopsbeautiful comfortable place in the best location possible
This apartment fits four guests nicely. It has the necessary appliances and furniture to make your stay a cosy one. Located in a quiet area, it is within walking distance of the mega shopping mall, supermarkets, metro station, Almaty bike rental station, and cultural and entertainment opportunities. The amenities include Wifi, kitchen, TV, and the host provides breakfast.
Cozy apartment near Arbat and MegaPark
Almaty, Kazakhstan - a unique mix of modern and traditional
If you are looking for an unusual place that is off the beaten track, then Almaty is a great choice. Still retaining its historical past as a past Soviet town, and yet utterly modern in its urban design, you’ll find yourself marveling at the surprises this city at the crossroads of China and Russia can bring.
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