Almaty, Kazakhstan

General information on Almaty

Almaty is the largest city in Kazakhstan, with a population of 1,703,481 people, containing 9% of the country’s total population. Almaty is the major commercial and cultural centre of Kazakhstan. The city is located in the mountainous area of southern Kazakhstan in the foothills of the Trans-Ili Alatau at an elevation of 2,300–3,000 feet (700–900 m), where the Large and Small Almatinka rivers run into the plain

From 1929 to 1991, Almaty was the capital of Kazakh SSR. After Kazakhstan became independent in 1991, Almaty continued as the capital until 1997, when Astana was designated a return to the historic capital. Almaty remains the largest, most developed, and most ethnically and culturally diverse city in Kazakhstan.

The Almaty Central Stadium

Address: 29/3 Satpaev street, Almaty, Kazakhstan

The Almaty Central Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Almaty, Kazakhstan. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium is shared by FC Kairat Almaty. It also serves as the home stadium for the Kazakhstan national football team.

Capacity: 23,804
Field size: 105×68
Surface: Grass

Accomodation in Almaty

The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty 5 *****

Address: Essentai Tower 77/7, Al –Farabi Avenue, Almaty,050040, Kazakhstan

Recommended for VIP, officials and team’s accommodation
Distance to the Central stadium – 3,4 km (6-10 min ride)
Distance to the Almaty international airport – 21 km (25-30 min ride)

The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty is located on footsteps of Alatau Mountains in a new developing area of Esentai park, 10 minutes driving from downtown of the City and just across the street from the Esentai Mall, an ultra-modern mall in Almaty which is set to become a fashion hot spot and features luxury brands opening stores in Kazakhstan for the first time. These include Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Burberry, Stella McCartney, Gucci, Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana, Lora Piano and a 9000m2 three level Saks Fifth Avenue store, the first in Asia.

The Hotel occupies floors from the 20th to the 30th of the Esentai Tower, the tallest building in Kazakhstan, and will astonish you with its marvelous view over the mountains and the city from absolutely all the rooms and F&B outlets.

«Mountains right in the palm of your hand» – that is exactly the feeling that will stay with you throughout your stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty and will make it unforgettable.

The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty features 145 spacious and tastefully designed rooms. These include 100 Deluxe rooms, 25 Club rooms, 12 Executive suites, 7 Club suites and, certainly, The Ritz-Carlton Suite.

Fitness center features Technogym equipment, Kinesis and TRX walls, as well as swimming pool with the breathtaking views of the city and surrounding mountain terrain. Escape from the pace of the city, re-center your energy, and realign your spirit at the Six Senses Spa in The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty, where locally influenced Central Asian beauty treatments and sustainable practices provide the foundation for a unique spa experience. Other luxurious treatment options include hammams, saunas, steam rooms, and experience showers for your ultimate relaxation, along with an array of face and body treatments designed to tone, firm, lift, and beautify. 

For corporate meetings in Almaty, Kazakhstan, The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty ensures each and every conference is like no other —  an event destined to leave a memorable impression, from the first presentation to the last celebratory toast.  Impeccable service complements the elegant surroundings of the hotel’s meeting venues which can host everything from exclusive board meetings, to high-profile product launches or corporate-wide celebrations. The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty features: 

  • 788 sqm. Ballroom, which can be transformed into five separate halls, with a spacious pre-function area
  • Four meeting rooms, ideally equipped to the highest standards to host various type of meetings
  • The latest AV equipment to ensure a successful event

InterContinental Almaty 5 *****

Address: Zheltoksan Street 181, 050013 Almaty, Kazakhstan

Recommended for VIP, officials and team’s accommodation
Distance to the Central stadium – 1.8 km (3 -7 min ride)
Distance to the Almaty international airport – 21 km (25 – 30 min ride)

From an enviable central setting in Kazakhstan’s commercial capital, InterContinental Almaty hotel offers stunning mountain views from its elegant rooms and suites. You can host clients in refined meeting rooms and a regal ballroom for up to 700 guests, and savour delicious local, Turkish, European or Asian cuisine in our range of premium restaurants. After a busy day, relax with a glass of cognac in the refined J Bar listening to live jazz, or enjoy a soothing massage in the luxurious spa.
Featuring a glass exterior and spacious lobby with palm trees, the InterContinental Almaty has stylish rooms with silk fabrics and marble bathrooms. All include a flat-screen cable TV, minibar and seating area with high-quality sofas.
Spa InterContinental includes an indoor swimming pool, Turkish bath and massage treatments. Guests enjoy a fully equipped gym and tennis court.
About a 20-minute drive away, Kok Tobe Mountain offers magnificent views of Almaty. Chimbulak Ski Resort is about 22 km from the InterContinental.
Hotel doesn’t have any disco club /casino. There is only Atrium and Lobby Bar which is open 24 hours.

Royal Tulip Hotel 5 ******

Address: Ospanova str. 401, 050020 Almaty, Kazakhstan

Recommended for VIP, sponsors
Distance to the Central stadium – 8 km (13-15 min ride)
Distance to the Almaty international airport – 21,4 km (30 min ride)

«Royal Tulip Almaty» Hotel is one of the best luxury hotels in Almaty. It is specially designed for the discerning travelers and respectable businessmen, appreciating the exclusivity and finest quality. The Hotel was opened in 2010.

The Royal Tulip Almaty Hotel is located in an ecologically clean area of the Southern Capital, between the business and financial center of the city on Dostyk Avenue.

The nearest unique sightseeing attraction of the Hotel are «Medeo» high-mountain skating rink and famous «Shymbulak» ski resort.

The Royal Tulip Almaty has 165 rooms and 10 suites, all with air conditioning and en suite bathroom featuring bathtub and/or shower, bidet, telephone, make-up table and hairdryer. Amenities include free Wi Fi, cable TV, telephone with direct international dialing and voice mail, safety deposit box, high-speed Internet access, mini-bar and desk. Spa entrance and breakfast are included in the price of the room. Due to the modern ideas and spectacular architecture, the Hotel’s interior was designed in an elegant and classic style that will allow a full experience of luxury and high comfort.

The Royal Tulip Almaty offers a range of conference and banqueting facilities, including a ballroom with foyer that can accommodate over 1,000 people standing with a separate entrance and underground parking. We also have 3 state-of-the-art conference rooms measuring 77 m2, fully equipped for a range of business functions. Two can be joined to create a 154-m2 space.

Health club -Wellness&Spa «Aquarius» is a paradise amid the bustle of the city, offering the highest level of rest and relaxation.

Rahat Palace Hotel 5 *****

Address: Akademik Satpaev Avenue 29/6, 050040 Almaty, Kazakhstan

Recommended for Media, Supporters
Distance to the Central stadium – 600 m (1 min ride)
Distance to the Almaty international airport – 22,6 km (30 min ride)

The first luxury five-star hotel in Central Asia, Rahat Palace Hotel in Kazakhstan is situated between the Alatau Mountains and the plains, with most hotel rooms offering spectacular mountain views. The hotel is conveniently located in Almaty city centre and easily accessible from Almaty International Airport. The Rahat Palace Hotel hosts a health club with a spectacular temperature controlled indoor leisure pool, the perfect retreat for your vacation in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Located just 199 m from Almaty Circus and Central Stadium, this 5-star hotel offers free private parking, rooms with panoramic views and a spa center with heated indoor pool.

Rahat Palace Hotel’s classically furnished rooms feature cable TV and a minibar, and all rooms have a balcony with views of the city or Alatau Mountains. The bathrooms include toiletries and a hairdryer.

International cuisine and Kazakhstani dishes are served in the Dzhambul Restaurant and the Grill Restaurant. Exotic cocktails are available in the stylish Yourt Bar & Lounge, or outside in the summer beer garden.

Massages can be booked at the Rahat’s spa, which also features a well-equipped gym, jacuzzi and sauna.

Ramada Almaty Hotel 4 ****

Address: 27/1 Baitursynov Street (corner Kazybek Bi Street), 050000 Almaty, Kazakhstan

Recommended for VIP, officials and team’s accommodation
Distance to the Central stadium – 3,7 km (8 min ride)
Distance to the Almaty international airport – 16 km (26 min ride)

Located in the heart of Almaty city brand new Ramada Almaty hotel is an ideal place to stay during your visit to the city of apples, whether you travel for business or leisure.

Hotel has 164 spacious rooms and suites, which provide you with comfort, and everything needed for the most comfortable stay. All rooms are equipped with LED TV, coffee and tea set-up, mini-bar, laptop-compatible safe and panoramic windows.

24-hours room service, business centre, conference facilities for any kind of events, SPA and Fitness center will make your stay with us comfortable, and your memories of Almaty will be exceptionally pleasant. Free WiFi and free private parking are available on site.

Guests can dine in the hotel’s restaurant offering Turkish, Italian, Indian and fusion cuisine, or order room service. Other facilities include a bar, tour desk, concierge service and 24-hour front desk.

Flexible venues offer stylish decor and spacious meeting and banquet space for up to 350 guests. Versatility of accommodating various configurations and our wide range of menus are customizable to cater for diverse tastes and event types.

Transfer facilities in Almaty

Team bus (Mercedes (up to 50 seats), 2014, air-conditioning)

Sponsor’s bus (YUTONG (up to 48 seats), 2012, air-conditioning):

Kit van (2 tonnes, 2 seats near the driver)

Minivan Mercedes (up to 19 pax)

Minivan Volkswagen (up to 8 pax):

Mercedes S221: