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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

My partner and I only stayed here for one night, but had an overall positive experience at the Turkestan hotel. The staff were really friendly, we were allowed to check in at 8am rather than the usual 12pm as we arrived so early, despite not having given them any notice. The room was big and ensuite, quite clean and had... More 

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Asia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Stayed with my family of 4, one night. This place is great value for money. Perfect location - all taxis know the Green Bazaar which is right across the street from the hotel. The hotel is simple but clean: clean white sheets and towels, they provide soap and shampoo. A small fridge and TV in the room. Free Wi-Fi. Sauna... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Nice hotel in a cheap price specially all Staff is too friendly and the girl on the reception (who knows the english also ) is too sweet ...location is also good opposite the green market but the only small problem is that they will not providing the drinking water for the room you have to purchase that

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Miami Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

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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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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38 hotel reviews
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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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Greater London, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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44 hotel reviews
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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Turkistan is just a few minutes from the administrative and business center of Almaty. The hotel offers a total of 10 rooms of different categories, which means that guests will live in homelike atmosphere. Each room is equipped with everything necessary for relaxing and enjoyable pastime - satellite TV, telephone, minibar, and individual air conditioning. There are also restaurant, billiard, bar and sauna. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Turkestan

Address: Makatayeva St., 51, Almaty 50044, Kazakhstan
Location: Kazakhstan > Almaty
Price Range: $10 - $20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Turkestan 2*
Number of rooms: 53
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