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Otrar

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  • Average54%
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two nights at the Otrar Hotel where we started our tour in Central Asia. It was a horrible experience. Our expectations were very low, but the Otrar hotel managed to deliver further frustration and disappointment. Beyond outdated and poor quality accommodation as reviewed...More

Thank Caroline D
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Stayed here in September. Massive Soviet era hotel. Location wise - excellent facing Panfilov park and walking distance to most of the sights. Reception friendly. Breakfast was buffet style typical of central asia. Rooms were fine - basic. Only issue was that room was not...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

This is a remnant from the Soviet era and the hotel really needs refurbishing. That said, the room was fine and so was the bathroom (+ lots of hot water). There is still the room on each corridor for the "watcher". The main person on...More

Thank global-traveller48
Reviewed 22 September 2017

This is a large old hotel with ok rooms, but the usual dirty corridor carpets and faulty bathroom facilities remains a reminder of the Soviet era. The hotel is centrally located near the cathedral and pleasant parks. Almaty does not have a very defined center,...More

Thank 283arned
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I really liked this hotel. As referred to by others it has an old world soviet feel; with obvious improvements. Air con can be a bit annoying; but apart from that hotel was fine. Beautiful view if you have a room facing the street.

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#20 Luxury Hotel in Almaty
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#20 Luxury Hotel in Almaty
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"The front side has the best view, but can be a little noisy due to the busy street next to it"
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"Rooms on second floor are better"
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"Ask for a Room on Higher Floor"
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"Higher floor would be preferable to minimise road noise if windows open."
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