We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Dostyk Hotel

Travellers' Choice award winner
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 2 more sites!
Professional photos
Dostyk Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

123 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Dostyk Hotel
See the most recent reviews
Showing 73: English reviews
West Hollywood, California, United States
Reviewed 6 December 2015

The hotel is a very good central location. The room was lovely - clean - nicely done - and they were very friendly - BUT - the front desk people were not very good. They spoke very poor English - I happen to speak Russian and they preferred English (so they could get in their practice). I asked for the...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Jeffrey J
Yerevan, Armenia
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

Stayed there 3 nights for business trip. The room was comfortable, clean and the staff welcoming. No issue at check in and check out. Spacious bedroom and bathroom was a plus. So far nice place to stay, if you don't mind having to roam outside for lunch/ dinner or any distraction. Luckily there is a mall not far from the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Laurent N
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Wonderful location in Almaty. Staff spoke good English. Food was very good. Probably our only complaint was that there were no ramps for rolling your luggage up the front steps or steps inside the hotel. Yes, there was staff available; just one of our observations.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank TimJMeyer
Nantes, France
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Nice and quiet room, comfortable bed, large bathroom. Helpfull staff at front desk, all English-speaking. Several pubs and restaurants around. Only one negative comment : the bar was very smoky on one evening.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Gwenaël S
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 9 July 2015

The hotel was nice, the staff was nice and the location was good. Our room was very nice. The only problem here was that it was unseasonably warm, and the air conditioning in the rooms was not operational. It was very hot in the room, thankfully our. Room got the morning rather than the afternoon sun, and the windows opened-...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Virg779
Solymar, Hungary
Reviewed 7 July 2015

An old Soviet style massive building in the city center. Good location for a walk. Had a nice suit on the third floor with everything you need except for tea making possibilities. I managed to get a kettle and having tea bags the problem solved. The staff is helpful and friendly. The breakfast is good and could also have a...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Sandor D
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Our family visited Almaty in June 2015. We spent two nights at the Dostyk, left the city and returned for a final night. We arrived at 4:30 a.m. with bags lost on the flight. They would make it back to Almaty until after we had left the city for the first time. The hotel staff worked with KLM to get...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Scott B
Merrimack, New Hampshire
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

5 star hotel with a nice pool, sauna. Small rooms but very modern, good wifi. Friendly staff. Lobby is a good place for businesses meetings. Ride to airport takes half hour if no traffic. Enjoyed my stay.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank RADEK M
Moscow
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed here 5 nights for business. Plus side is hotel well located for restaurants and other attractions. Rooms are ok but small and lacking tea and coffee making. Breakfast is rather Asian . Staff seemed demotivated and check out best described as chaotic.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank ABroach
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

Excellent choice for a weekend stay in Almaty. Located in a central, yet very quiet and peaceful area, ideal for solo travelers in terms of price, hotel facilities and personal security. The staff is very friendly and welcoming. A good spa area with numerous steams and pool area. A good variety for breakfast. Rooms are neat and though furniture is...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Meruyert A

62 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (61)
Viewed
Room/Suite (10)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (9)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Dining (8)
Viewed
Bathroom (6)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (2)
Viewed
Other (25)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Almaty hotels
1.6 km away
Holiday Inn Almaty
Holiday Inn Almaty
#7 of 69 in Almaty
393 reviews
1.5 km away
Rixos Almaty
Rixos Almaty
#1 of 69 in Almaty
574 reviews
0.2 km away
Worldhotel Saltanat Almaty
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.3 km away
InterContinental Almaty Hotel
2.3 km away
Kazzhol
Kazzhol
#5 of 69 in Almaty
268 reviews
3.3 km away
The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Dostyk Hotel is located in the very heart of Almaty in the immediate proximity to the most important business, administrative and cultural centers of the city. The central avenues, museums and theaters, bank and offices, the best shops, restaurants and clubs are located practically a few steps away from the hotel. As our guests say, the Dostyk Hotel is always near. While you’re staying in the Dostyk Hotel you won’t only fully realize that you are staying at the elite and gorgeous district of the city but also you will feel your involvement into the spirit and old traditions of the most beautiful city of Kazakhstan. The Dostyk Hotel is located in the so-called "Gold Square" covering some of the most significant quarters of the city. This is the historical center retaining and preserving the spirit of the former Alma-Ata. The Dostyk Hotel, as the architectural monument protected by law, is one of the valuable and unique symbols of such a spirit. Keeping up the best traditions and retaining the breath of the past, currently the hotel along with the fifth star has obtained a new content by having implemented under the old Dostyk roof a comfortable interior of Century XXI, with involvement of the fascination of the new design freshness and creation of the model of technological perfection. The Dostyk Hotel, which is grand and monumental on the outside, incarnates by its interior the spirit of the Eurasian steppes – boundless / limitless expanse, freedom, warmth and generosity. Thanks to plenty of a natural light, high-ceilinged and large rooms, as well as the advanced design in the style of the classic modern, the feeling of expanse, freedom, peace and relaxation, love and care for neighbors is aroused in the Hotel halls. The "Dostyk" is a prestigious hotel located in the prestigious district. The Dostyk Hotel is a pearl in the crown of the Southern Capital of Kazakhstan. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dostyk Hotel

Address: Kurmangazy St., 36, Almaty 050021, Kazakhstan
Region: Kazakhstan > Almaty
Price Range: $140 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Dostyk Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 99
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Priceline, Booking.com and Travelocity so you can book your Dostyk Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Almaty
#4 Spa Hotel in Almaty
#8 Luxury Hotel in Almaty
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Dostyk Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“I would choose a view toward the twinkling Kazakhstan Hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 268gregorym, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“The suites are good, large and clean”
 of 5 bubbles sandord36, 6 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles Darkhan_KZ, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
“If it is hot, seek room on east side of hotel so you don't have the afternoon sun heating up the room with hotels iffy air conditioning. This is a great hotel, just warm if it is hot out.”
 of 5 bubbles 808michaelk808, 7 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Talk to the desk about your requirements”
 of 5 bubbles noelt239, 12 Sep 2013 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay