Best Places for Backpackers in Kazakhstan.

Enjoy backpacking around Kazakhstan without a fixed itinerary by using our handy listings of the best hostels in every destination. Specially curated for backpackers and economy travellers, we help you find an amazing place to stay no matter where you're headed!

The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Kazakhstan.

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Top 30 hostels in Kazakhstan.

These are the 30 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Kazakhstan.

1
ART Hostel

100 /100

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ART Hostel

Welcome to Almaty. ART Hostel wiil be glad to host you in the center of Almaty. It has 2 cozy comfortable rooms for males and females with private personal boxes, equipped kitchen and two toilets. There is a free Wi-Fi throughout the hostels territory. Bright design, the friendly atmosphere a...
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Almaty Hostel Dom

100 /100

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Almaty Hostel Dom

Shymbulak is 16 km from Almaty Hostel Dom, while Ascension Cathedral is 1.4 km away. The nearest airport is Almaty International Airport, 12 km from the property. The hostel is located just in 10 minutes from the Dostyk Avenue. There is a shared room for 6 people, bed linen and towels are incl...
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Kapsula Hotel

98 /100

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Kapsula Hotel

We are a unique capsule hotel, right in the heart of Astana, offering good value for money lodging facilities for tourists! We believe in accessible and comfortable travel for all, that's why we offer Japanese style capsules and king-sized bedrooms with shared WC and showers as well as an equipped k...
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Interhouse Almaty

97 /100

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Interhouse Almaty

Interhouse Almaty – is member of Interhouse Hotels&Hostels Group. We care about the quality hospitality and accommodate guests with FREE hot breakfast, comfortable beds with orthopedic mattresses, drinking water, refrigerator, lockers, linens, hairdryer, ironing, free WI-FI, Notebooks, and many othe...
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Hostel Forum

94 /100

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Hostel Forum

Welcome! Hostel Forum is located in the center of the new part of the city. Within 15 minutes walk from the hostel there are several bars, restaurants, pharmacies, beauty salons, travel agencies, three large shopping/entertainment centers, the city's Central park and circus. If you walk a little...
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DA Hostel Almaty

94 /100

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DA Hostel Almaty

DA Hostel Almaty truly deserves a definition of the Best Hostel in Almaty! A spacious hall, pleasant atmosphere in the lounge room, a kitchen equipped with modern appliances and a separate sleeping area consisting of 4 rooms will truly give a feeling of home comfort. Guests are offered free Wi-Fi, c...
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City Hostel

94 /100

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City Hostel

City Hostel is located inside of the hotel complex “City”, which is located in the heart of city Shymkent, which allows you to get from the airport, railway station and other stations in minutes. Be confident that here you will find all the best that hostels can offer: central and safe location, fri...
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Alma Cinema

94 /100

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Alma Cinema

The hostel is located in the old center of Almaty. Near the hotel is Kazakhstan. Near the hostel there is the Kok Tobe cable car, the Palace of the Republic, many different cafes and restaurants. Two minutes from the hostel - Dostyk Avenue where you can easily go by bus to anywhere in the city. I...
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Almaty Backpackers

93 /100

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Almaty Backpackers

Hostelworld says: Almaty Backpackers is set in what one Hostelworld reviewer calls a 'new, clean and secure ' with a convenient location. Many of our guests say they 'would stay again and again' in this hostel when in Almaty. The 'knowledgeable', 'friendly and helpful’ staff are praised for helping...
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10
Makenty House Astana

91 /100

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Makenty House Astana

Welcome to Astana, to our cosy hostel - Makenty House Astana! We are glad to each our guest! Staff speaks 3 languages: Kazakh, Russian, English. Makenty House Astanaer is perfect for families, tourists, businessmen! Visiting the hostel, you will be pleasantly surprised by the prices. Makenty Hous...
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11
Sky Hostel Almaty

87 /100

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Sky Hostel Almaty

Sky Hostel Almaty is located in the heart of Almaty, the 5-minute walk from the metro station 'Baikonur', the river Esentai, Sports Palace, Pool, circus, amusement park, park named after A.Baytursynova, Mall'Promenade',close to Republic Square, State Art Gallery. The Sky Hostel offers free Wi-Fi...
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12
Amigo Hostel

83 /100

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Amigo Hostel

Amigo Hostel is a new four-store building, located in a quiet area of the city center, within walking distance from subway and many attractions of Almaty. We offer stylish rooms and dormitories, 24 hour reception, modern beds, air conditioning in some rooms, kitchen, paid laundry, areas for co-worki...
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Hostel Friendsbook on Baizakova 221

83 /100

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Hostel Friendsbook on Baizakova 221

There are a large common kitchen, shower rooms, laundry, conference room, co-working area in Hostel Friendsbook on Baizakova 221. The Hostel provides bright and stylish rooms with free WiFi. All rooms at the hostel are equipped with a seating area with convenient desk and chairs for work. Large...
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Hostel Arzu

74 /100

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Hostel Arzu

Hostel ARZU is located on central avenue of Atyrau. It is warm at winter and cool at summer time in our hostel. We have very convinient location easy to find. WIFI is available, breakfast and lunch. Taxi and parking for car is available. 24 hours receiption. We offer tea and coffee free of charge fo...
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West Point Almaty

71 /100

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West Point Almaty

West Point Almaty - is the very cozy hostel with friendly stuff and guests. All our matresses are ortopedics. We have big kitchen with all you need to cook and keep your food freez and warm. In playing room you will find TV with big flat screen, cable chanels, Wi-Fi, Sony Playstation 4 with 15+...
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Nochleg Hostel

71 /100

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Nochleg Hostel

Hostel Nochleg is located in Astana, 600 metres from Bayterek Monument. You may also see Nurzhol Boulevard and Ak Orda Presidential Palace which are also not far away. We provide 4 rooms: 6 bed mixed room, 8 bed male room, 8 bed female room and 2 bed room for families. Rooms include a shared...
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Nice Travel Hostel

60 /100

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Nice Travel Hostel

Nice Travel Hostel creates a homelike comfortable environment for those who need to relax after the busy days in the city. Nice Travel Hostel does their best to make their guests to feel at home: comfortable wide wooden bed, 24 hours free tea and coffee, towels and lockers, daily cleaning service, W...
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Capital Hostel Astana

46 /100

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Capital Hostel Astana

Capital Hostel is located on the left bank of Astana city, which is considered to be the central business district and downtown. Within 500 metres from the Capital Hostel there is Akorda Presidential Palace, Bayterek Tower and Nurzhol Boulevard. Airport is 13km away and railway station is 9 km away...
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Hostel Nomad 4x4

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Hostel Nomad 4x4

Hostel Nomad 4x4 provides a shared kitchen and free WiFi. At Hostel Nomad 4x4, all rooms include a wardrobe. The shared bathroom is equipped with a hair dryer. Atameken Ethnic Memorial Complex is 1.2 km from Hostel Nomad 4x4. ***Property Policies & Conditions: 1. Cancellation policy: 1...
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West Point Premium

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West Point Premium

West Point Premium is the very cozy place, we have two upper levels only for guest where you can sleep, take a shower and do your privacy staff, first level has playroom with flat TV screen, play station 4, kitchen, library, front desk, working place, and so on. We provide dorm room as well as p...
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My Hostel Almaty

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My Hostel Almaty

In 'My Hostel Almaty' you will find everything you've been looking for! The rooms are equipped with everything necessary for a comfortable stay: refrigerator, plasma TV, Wi-Fi, telephone, hairdryer, air conditioning, upholstered furniture. The room is made in a calm color scheme, disposes to...
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CD Hostel

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CD Hostel

Situated within 19 km of Medeo, CD Hostel in Almaty has a number of amenities including a shared lounge. The property is set 22 km from Shymbulak and 5 km from Kasteev State Museum of Arts. Almaty Central Stadium is 5 km from the hostel and Dolphin Entertainment Centre is 5 km away. At the hostel...
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Les Hostel

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Les Hostel

Hostel for business people who value comfort for a reasonable price. We offer our guests single and double rooms. We are located in the center of Almaty, close to business centers, cultural sites and tourist attractions. Our Hostel is easily accessible from the airport (taxi costs no more than 3...
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The Mountain Road

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The Mountain Road

The Mountain Road hostel has one of the highest ratings in Almaty, and we are sure you will enjoy time spent with us. The hostel was opened in FEB 2017. Earlier it was private house in good district of Almaty, we have made designer home repairs so that house would be totally adapted for hostel pu...
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Hostel S size

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Hostel S size

M.D. opened hostel! Our Hostel S size offers you a hotel service at hostel prices. We opened in March 2019. New, clean and fresh hostel. We have the lowest prices among the best hostels in Astana, due to the opening. At Hostel S size, We have only 28 beds, as we focus on quality of the...
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Parasat Hostel

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Parasat Hostel

Want to feel yourself at home in Almaty? Then welcome to Parasat hostel! In our hostel you can both work in silence on the first and third floor and spend joyful evenings in the big and comfy kitchen with other guests. Our reception works 24/7. All our guests can use our fully equipped kitchen...
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Soul Hostel

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Soul Hostel

Soul Hostel is an affordable hostel in the heart of Almaty where you want to be. The name reflects the atmosphere and here you will find all the warmth and cosiness of the home. Every detail in the hostel has been thought through and made with our love and care, and we will welcome you like an old g...
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Royal Palace Hotel

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Royal Palace Hotel

Royal Palace Hotel features a 24-hour restaurant, free parking and spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi. It is a 10-minute drive from Almaty International Airport and Almaty-Burundai Airport. Guests at the Royal Palace Hotel stay in air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen TVs. The large windows and flor...
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Loco Hostel

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Loco Hostel

From the entrance to the every corner Loco hostel is filled with hospitality and love. Loco Hostel is a place to meet people, share the culture, organize events, party and plan tours. We can provide a guided tours for any desire and pocket, from free city tour to a professional mountain climbing...
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Apart Hotel Lessor

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Apart Hotel Lessor

Distinctive features of our apartments: Firstly, the convenient location. All our apartments are located in the center of Almaty . You will not have difficulties with transportation and all of the attractions are in arm’s reach. All apartments are refurbished with quality. For your comfort in a...
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