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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shymbulak Resort was a great location to stay. The hotel is right at the ski resort, and rooms overlook the slopes. We took a junior suite which gave us a bit extra space. Bed was a bit uncomfortable, and the TV didn't work 90% of the time, but we only wanted to watch late at night. They offer 25% off...

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London
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed for two nights from 25-27th November for a snowboarding weekend. The hotel is in a great location a few minutes walk from the ski lifts. They only had twin rooms left as we booked last minute, which was ok but the beds can't really be pushed together without a gap. Our room was on the...

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Shangri-La County, China
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Firstly, great location and nice views from rooms facing the mountains. Rooms alright, a little tired, but I guess you won't spend so much time there. Breakfast pretty awful. Makes you want to stay away from restaurant for other meals. Instead of seeing breakfast beyond a prepaid service, they should see it as a chance to promote and make diners...

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Thank Mattomad
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Don't just visit Shymbulak, stay there for a night or two! Well worth to have the mountains to yourself at sunset and sunrise, before the place gets crowded...the great staff (ask for Yegor, he's a charm!) will help make the mountain experience unforgettable

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Egor D, Менеджер по обслуживанию клиентов at Shymbulak Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback! Come again!

Almaty, Kazakhstan
Reviewed 19 May 2016

It was my first stay at Shymbulak hotel, and I really enjoyed it. The hotel can be easily reached by cable car from Medeo. The cable car ride to the base of the resort takes about 20 minutes and the views you get to enjoy on the ride are beautiful. So relax and take it all in! The hotel is...

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Veldhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Location of the hotel is excellent, really right next to the slopes. We especially liked the fact that they offer nice (and very new) dorms for backpackers! The restaurant located in the hotel offers free breakfast in the morning, and offers nice shashlik as well if you want to have lunch or dinner. The sauna in the basement can be...

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Egor D, Менеджер по обслуживанию клиентов at Shymbulak Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We're glad that you liked our dorms and shashlik! We're making new menu, it's will be done soon.

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Had our engagement vacation in a room at the SNeG hotel half way up the slopes at Shymbulak and what an amazing hotel / room with fantastic views. Go for a little more expense and have the luxury of your own sauna in your bathroom!! Criticism / comments - the room has VERY little storage space for clothes / no...

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Boston
Reviewed 1 March 2016

I cannot say enough about the experience I had at the Shymbulak resort. As the other reviews have stated, I doubt any hotel at any ski resort could be closer to the slopes. Very convenient. And the hospitality was incredible, from the front desk staff to the restaurant staff. Food was far better than expected and the breakfast buffet was...

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Egor D, Менеджер по обслуживанию клиентов at Shymbulak Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We are glad to work for better service.

Atyrau, Kazakhstan
Reviewed 2 February 2016

We stayed two nights in this hotel and went skiing for two days. The hotel can be considered a proper ski-in ski-out hotel in terms of location. Rooms are basic and small (we stayed with 2 adults and 1 child in a junior suite) and clean. Bed linen and towels are clean and fresh. Room furniture is extremely basic. The...

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Egor D, Менеджер по обслуживанию клиентов at Shymbulak Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We're working for the better service!

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 February 2016

The Hotel is less than 100m from the ski lift, with a nice view on the ressort. I had a suite with 2 separate beds on the 3rd level, very basic room, size was ok. Juliana and Yegor did an amazing job in helping us organazing this trip and during our stay at the ressort.

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Egor D, Менеджер по обслуживанию клиентов at Shymbulak Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We're working for the better service!

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shymbulak Resort Hotel - hotel at the ski resort "Shymbulak". Located in the picturesque gorge of the Ile-Alatau National Park, at an altitude of 2260 m above sea level, 25 km from the center of the city of Almaty. The hotel is 100 meters from the ski lifts. 50 comfortable rooms, a restaurant serving national and European cuisine "Sarai-Bar", sauna, high-speed Wi-Fi, convenient parking, and most importantly - the proximity to the ski lifts, making Shymbulak Resort Hotel an ideal place to relax at the resort "Shymbulak". On one side of the windows Shymbulak Resort Hotel overlooking the mountains of Ili Alatau - a mountain range in the north-west of the Tien Shan. The majestic snow-capped peaks, ski slopes, relict Tien Shan fir ... This impressive landscape is striking at sunset, when the sky turns crimson. The rooms on the other hand offers no less spectacular views of the foothills of Almaty and the surrounding area. In the evening, when the metropolis include illumination and mountain air flows descend Almaty is seen as a giant bowl with billions of vibrating lights. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shymbulak Resort Hotel

Address: Gornaya St., 640 | Shymbulak Ski Resort, Almaty 050020, Kazakhstan
Region: Kazakhstan > Almaty
Price Range: $20 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
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“Junior suite overlooking the slopes”
 of 5 bubbles 48ashleyk, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had a room facing the slopes.. and it was a certainly a room with a view!”
 of 5 bubbles KZgirl33, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“It's easy. Face the slopes. The mountains are beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles BenjaminD400, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Our room at mountainside resulted in some noise from the café reaching us at night situated also on the mountainside.”
 of 5 bubbles CasperBlom, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
“the standard rooms are small but the upgraded rooms are enourmous”
 of 5 bubbles 172ranjithp, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
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