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Hotel Ak-Bulak

Talgar, Ryskulov Village | Ak Bulak Mountain Resort, Almaty 041622, Kazakhstan
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Ranked #14 of 58 Hotels in Almaty
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014
Malika T Alma-Ata, Almaty City, Kazakhstan
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Alma-Ata, Almaty City, Kazakhstan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The hotel is situated between big mountains with snow tops... Extremely wonderful... Service was almost good. Food in restaurant was tasteful, we ordered BBQ and grilled vegetables. Swiming pool is beautiful and has interesting plan.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Great hotel for a lovely relaxing spa break. The rooms are huge with great views over the mountains. Definitely sporting Kazakh bling furnishings but this adds to part of the fun. The spa is good, with a nice pool, although they are picky about serving you at the poolside. Great views of the valley from the pool itself. The hotel... More

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

The hotel is good, rooms are not very big but clean and warm. Restaurant is a little expensive but quality of the food is good enough. No many English speaking people there, so better to know 2 words of Russian at least. Ski track is quite easy, good for beginners like me, and it's of course possible to rent ski... More

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Arlington, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

We went to Akbulak with friends and their kids. It was a great getaway from the heat of the city. Beautiful mountains and cool mountain air. The room is really nice and it's a fresh building. Plus we used the swimming pool, which was really cool. However, service leaves much to be desired. If you go to the restaurant, it... More

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
28 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013 via mobile

We went there and spent a full day. Had bowling, billiards, football, volleyball, skating, skiing, snowboarding , swimming , basketball and other things had a fun day and a good meal. I enjoyed it truly must visit

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Kiev, Ukraine
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65 reviews 65 reviews
25 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

I came here for a conference. Ak-Bulak is a large complex featuring tracks for skiing and ice-skating stadium. It is situated in a picturesque area some 20 km away from Almaty. It is made in European style and offers a solid level of service. Its restaurant serves Kazakh and European food. The rooms are comfortable and good. I'd recommend this... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Not far from Almaty, a normal car brings you up even in winter. Rent the complete (new and good) ski equipment right there and off you go! It's not Switzerland, don't come with such expectation to here. It's small, simple, but you can ski. It's basically one slope with three continuous lifts, the higher you go to more difficult. Take... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

This is very well structured ski resort with attraction for every ages and skiing level. Great infrastructure and prepared slopes. Take your own equipment with you. Rental is quite high(6000 tenge=40 USD). Or rent it from Almaty - 3 times cheaper (3000 tenge for 2 days) and much better from depreciation perspective:-) Its opened from 9 to 5p, than from7p... More

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Address: Talgar, Ryskulov Village | Ak Bulak Mountain Resort, Almaty 041622, Kazakhstan
Location: Kazakhstan > Almaty
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