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Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

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Almaty Backpackers

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Hostelworld says:
Almaty Backpackers is set in what one Hostelworld reviewer calls a 'new, clean and secure ' with a convenient location. Many of our guests say they 'would stay again and again' in this hostel when in Almaty. The 'knowledgeable', 'friendly and helpful’ staff are praised for helping 'when it came to planning travel not only in Kazakhstan, but also in Kyrgyzstan! ‘. I believe that this is the best hostel for backpackers to Almaty.

Property Information:
If you want to relax in a green garden and experience nice atmosphere Almaty Backpackers is the ideal place for you! We aim to welcome you, advise you and keep you safe so you can enjoy all the marvels of this city. Our hostel features:

HOT breakfast is included
free Wi-Fi,
free baggage storage
free linen
fully equipped guest kitchen

Whether you're a backpacker or a budget traveler, you will enjoy our hostel. Clean and comfy rooms combined with our great service and location will be one of the most unique experiences you will have in one of the biggest city in Central Asia - Almaty.

It is easy to forget when you stay at Almaty Backpackers that there is a one of the active city of Central Asia just outside waiting for you! We are close to two main roads in Almaty - Dostyk and Al-Farabi so you can be in any of Almaty's sights and nightlife within minutes! Or you may walk to the Kok-tobe park, Republican Square and former President White House, which are 10-15 min. away from the hostel.

We also offer tours and excursions in Almaty and outside of the city to Charyn, Big Almaty Lake, Turgen, Issyk, Altyn Emel National Park and Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.5

  • Security 9.0

  • Location 8.8

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 9.3

  • Facilities 9.1


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    03 Jul 2019
    Booked for a day and stayed much longer. The hostel is in a quiet residential neighborhood, easily connected to downtown by bus and close to an amazing grocery store. The staff are wonderful (shoutout to Ika!) and really helpful, and they really add to the friendly vibe of the hostel. The kitchen is clean and well equipped and the backyard is perfect. I loved my stay here and really recommend it!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    30 May 2019
    Absolutely amazing hostel! I’ve never stayed at a hostel with friendlier workers. The workers took us out to the bars for drinks and we all had an amazing time. I want to come back to Almaty just to hang out with them. They were also very helpful with ordering me taxis and answering any questions I had!
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    20 Apr 2019
    Nice place to stay, goofd food, excellent facilities, good loction to explore Almaty. Staff are friendly and can organise trips and transfers.
    New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    05 Mar 2019
    Almaty Backpackers is the perfect kind of casual hostel, not trying super hard to look fancy with a special theme or anything like that; it just embraces exactly what it is: a meeting place for travellers. This causal atmosphere gives the perfect condition for those rich conversation going on long into the evening and night, with people from different corners of the world. The type of conversation that makes travelling what it is. Certainly enjoyed my time here, will come again.
    Norway, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    20 Jun 2019
    Great atmosphere and chilled hangout area. Really nice friendly staff. Lots of fellow travellers (and pets) to meet. Would definitely stay again.
    Australia, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    10 Jun 2019
    Super nice hostel, really enjoyed my stay here. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Location isn't central, but I liked it, a quiet neighbourhood and the garden is so nice (also the cute rabbits and cats). I'd definitely stay here again if I'd go back to Almaty!
    Belgium, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    28 Apr 2019
    Amazing staff and a great place to meet people. I liked the location, though it wasn’t too close to the sights. Breakfast was excellent and everyone was so friendly and helpful. Highly recommended! Thanks - hope to be back again soon :)
    Scotland, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    15 Jun 2019
    Not the most central location but plenty of bus routes nearby, a very relaxed hostel with a nice garden and terrace. One of the best breakfasts I've had in Central Asia! And staff are very friendly too.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    12 Jan 2019
    Almaty Backpackers Hostel is just amazing! I didn’t regret coming here all the way from the airport - the hostel is a little far if you go by bus but is totally worth it. It’s very clean and cozy, they cook great food, and the atmosphere is super warm - all that is thanks to the hostel administrator, Elena. She’s the heart and soul of this place. I never felt so welcome even back at home! A huge thanks to Elena, her husband Karat and all the hostel guests for the heart-warming time together!
    Russia, Female, 31-40
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    12 Mar 2019
    Very nice and cosy place to stay. Staff is extremely friendly, breakfast and dinner are good. They really make you feel like you're at home. Place is clean overall, location is a bit out of the city centre but close to a shopping mall and bus stop.
    Netherlands, Male, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Hot Showers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • Airport Transfers
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities


Awards

  • 2017

    1st, Country Winners Kazakhstan

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