The self-catering Almaty Hostel offers simply furnished rooms and dormitories with either a private or shared bathroom. Bed linen and towels are provided.
Kok-Tobe Mountain is a 10-minute drive from Hostel Almaty, and there are several scenic hiking routes in the area. Almaty Hostel even offers an on-site climbing wall for guest use.
The Central State Museum and the Sports Palace are just 12 km from the hostel. A shuttle service into the city centre or to Almaty Airport is available for an extra fee, and free parking is provided.