Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…


Ambassador Hotel
The closest Almaty comes to boutique, the Ambassador Hotel is an old-school property in the centre of the city with a limited number of rooms and some charm
Astra Hotel
The best-located business hotel in Almaty, with great extras.
Alma Hotel
Sweet, simple and subtle, with delicious rooftop views.
Almaty Health and Spa Resort
An estate retreat not far from the city, with fabulous facilities.
WorldHotel Saltanat
Minimalist design hotel, packed with style. A favourite.
Samal Resort
One of Hg2's top Almaty hotels, this luxury retreat ticks all the boxes.
Shera Hotel
Local celeb hangout, with decent rooms a short break from the town centre.
The Rixos has to be one of the best hotels in Almaty, with some truly incredible features.
Grand Hotel
Alpina XXI
Small but comfortable and well-equipped hiking hotels.
Voyage Hotel
A quiet, courtyard hotel with quirky lift upholstery.
The Royal Tulip
A mountain retreat for those who appreciate the finer things in life.
Rahat Palace
A decent, if not luxuriously refurbished hotel, the Rahat will tick all the boxes without overwhelming with glamour.
Polished five star hotel boasting some great restaurants and one of the best spas in Almaty.
Kazzhol Hotel
A peaceful small hotel, the Kazzhol is a cheaper alternative for those looking to stay close to all the attractions.
This fabulous time-warp of a hotel - in terms of architecture style and service - is one of the most evocative places to stay in Almaty.
Holiday Inn
A safe bet with its comfortable, neatly designed rooms and ideal location in the centre of the Business District.
Hotel Kazakhstan
An austere, spiky skyscraper, the Hotel Kazakhstan encapsulates the architect's dream for the future of Almaty. Panoramic views guaranteed.
Dostyk Hotel
Luxury apartments with grand country house style wallpaper and wooden sleigh beds.
Astana Int’l Hotel
Perfect for business travellers, this modern hotel has all of the amenities and services you need for a restful stay.
A Club
A quintessential Kazakh experience with colourful, almost kitsch, decoration and unique themed rooms.

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