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Turkestan

Makatayeva St., 51, Almaty 50044, Kazakhstan
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Turkestan
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Ranked #30 of 65 Hotels in Almaty
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Miami Beach, Florida
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90 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this hotel is really great! Right in front of the Green Market where you can buy great fruits and nuts, also many exchange offices around. On the down side they have recently start charging for internet which is not really normal for a budget hotel. Breakfast is horrible! Please do not order this! It is bad and... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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55 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This hotel locates opposite green bazaar, which is a must see for tourists in Almaty. It is close to tourist attractions in Almaty. When I arrived, staffs there could not speak english, but they were helpful when I asked for something. The room I had was ok. I had a very good view of green bazaar and Tian Shan Mountains.... More 

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Hong Kong
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The hotel is just opposite to the Green Market. Rooms are a bit small but clean and tidy. WIFI is available at a reasonable rate. Plenty of budget restaurants around and a supermarket is just round the corner. The surrounding is a bit messy with hawkers but I felt quite safe. No problem with the AC and hot showwer. Breakfast... More 

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atyrau
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

For a city known for its ridiculously overpriced hotels, this is a real find! For about $40 for a double room it is reasonably clean, and has the basics of what you need. It is not badly located for some shops (not too many restaurants close by though) and is on the right side of the city for a quick... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This hotel can be the cheapest in Almaty while remaining in the center. So it is very good value for rmoney. In terms of service, it depends on your luck. I met three receptionists : one does not speak English; one is not patient and I felt I was begging her everytime; while the other one is very helpful. No... More 

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Wellington
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

- Very well priced compared to other hotels. You get what you pay for, simple and small. - Central location. 10 minute walk to metro station. green bazaar across the road. Rakhat chocolate factory, Panfilov Park, KFC 5 minutes. - No breakfast - Receptionists didn't speak English (we used google translate and they helped us order taxis etc) - Large... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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117 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Hotel Turkestan is located close to the Green Bazaar and has a good walking distance to the city center. The rooms are basic, clean but could use some facelifting. For a budget-conscious traveller used to hostels and cheap guest houses, this place works just fine. The double room was 6500t per night and worked perfectly for a few days in... More 

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Sydney
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165 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

We booked a double room with attached bath for 6500t/night on booking.com. There are no signs outside that indicate it is Turkstan hotel, except for the address. 49 is posted to the left of the door and atm. We walked past it initially, but then walked back and found it knowing it was across from the market. The lady at... More 

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Amstelveen
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Occupied several single rooms on the fifth floor in July and August 2012. Location is perfect next to the Green bazar and on walking distance from the bus station. Compared to other hotel in this quite expensive city this is a real bargain. Book before. The Soviet system still applies, although most of the staff is helpful (when you smile,... More 

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Kostanay
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

+ location, very beautiful view of the mountains (luxe rooms), close to market, where you can buy not expensive fruits. - very small pillows!

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