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.

Things to see and do while backpacking in Kazakhstan.

Check out tips from other travellers and bloggers and their experiences in Kazakhstan.

If you're already planning to visit Kazakhstan - scroll to the next section for a list of the best places to stay.

Astana - Kazakhstan's glittering capital

If you’re coming to visit Kazakhstan soon, probably your first destination will be its’ capital – Astana.  Astana is the fast developing modern city in Central Asia, and best known for it’s futuristic and cutting-edge buildings. Since I moved to Astana 10 years ago, I was observing how fast the city is growing each year. It’s so fascinating to witness changes happening every year, so I wanted to share with you the best ways to enjoy your holidays in Astana.

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Top 27 hostels in Kazakhstan.

There are 27 awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Kazakhstan.

Hostel Fiveseasons Almaty

Hostel Fiveseasons Almaty

Hostel Fiveseasons Almaty is the three-storyed building located in the business center of the city Almaty, where the majority large business and the administrative centers is concentrated. Hostel Fiveseasons Almaty is located on one of the main streets of the city street Timiryazev. IT is close t

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Hostel Arzu

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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ART Hostel

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

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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DA Hostel Almaty

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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Almaty Backpackers

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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Kapsula Hotel

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

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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DimAL Hostel Almaty

DimAL Hostel Almaty

The hostel is modern and newly renovated. All rooms are equipped with bunk beds with curtains for privacy, orthopedic mattresses, free linens & bath towels, air conditioners, central heating, ventilation, sliding wardrobes with hangers, mini desks, desktop lamps, chairs and soft armchairs. The hoste

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Amigo Hostel

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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ShymArt Guest House

ShymArt Guest House

ShymArt Guest House is located in a quiet and pleasant private house not far from the city center of Shymkent. The hostel has 14 places in bunk beds in two shared dormitories. Shymart Guest House has also a large equipped kitchen, a big relaxing room with books, travel guidebooks and board games, a

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Alma Cinema

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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Sky Hostel Almaty

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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West Point Almaty

West Point Almaty

West Point Almaty - is the very cozy hostel with friendly stuff and guests. All our matresses are ortopedics. We are located in 5 minutes from underground station. 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 scr

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Nice Hostel Almaty

Nice Hostel Almaty

Nice Hostel Alamty is the cozy, small hostel in the center of Almaty, within walking distance of most of the city's attractions and sightseeing. The Hostel includes two common rooms for 8 people, 4 bunk beds, each bed has a separate lamp and shelf, a box for storing personal belongings, air condit

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Hostel Kok-Tobe

Hostel Kok-Tobe

Hostel Kok-Tobe is located in Almaty, 12 km from Medeo and 16 km from Shymbulak. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property and free private parking is available on site. A flat-screen TV, DVD player and game console, as well as a laptop and a computer are available. Some rooms have a seating a

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Almaty Central Hostel

Almaty Central Hostel

Almaty Central Hostel is in the heart of Almaty. Very good infrastructure, many cafes with menus to suit all tastes. A few minute walk you will find any convenient for you transport. If you come to see Almaty, then you do not need transportation because you will live in that part of town, which is

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Capital Hostel Astana

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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Nochleg Hostel

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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Pit Stop Econom Hostel

Pit Stop Econom Hostel

Pit Stop Economy Hostel's rooms on the ground floor of separate building. Comfortable, clean, cheap, there is a common kitchen, shower and toilet on the floor, free Wi-fi, 24h reception. The hostel also offers bike hire. Shymbulak is 19 km from Pit Stop Hostel, while Kasteev State Museum of Arts

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West Point Premium

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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Uptown Hostel

Uptown Hostel

If you came to Astana on a business trip, to a conference, a meeting or just to see your friends but you don't know where to stay, do not worry. Uptown Hostel is happy to host you and we promise that you will not want to leave. Showcasing a playground and views of the city, Uptown Hostel is locat

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Hostel Forum

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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Dostar Hostel

Dostar Hostel

Designed for 72 seats, Dostar Hostel is set in Almaty, 16 km from Medeo. Located 2.4 km from Kasteev State Museum of Arts and 3 km from Abay Opera House, the hostel is also 2.3 km away from Almaty Central Stadium. Dostar Hostel has rooms with free Wi-Fi access. There are 7 rooms in total, for: 20

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Hostel Wigwam

Hostel Wigwam

Hostel Wigwam is a new and cozy mini hotel in the heart of the city of Uralsk. We are always glad to guests and residents of our city. We are clean and cozy. There is everything for your comfortable stay. Our hostel is featured with free WI-FI. The rooms are equipped with a split system and toil

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Lost in Almaty

Lost in Almaty

What better way to end a long day exploring the city in our new comfy and friendly hostel? Whether you're a backpacker or a budget traveler, you will enjoy our hostel. Share your travel story and plan the following route with your friends or other guests. Lost in Almaty offers homemade healthy an

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Apart Hotel Lessor

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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Kazakhstan Travel Guides

Tips you should know before your first time in Astana

Astana has been the capital of Kazakhstan only for 20 years. During this time, it has grown from a small town with 300,000 citizens into a futuristic city where people flock from all over the country. This is the place of inspiration for businessmen and artists, and for tourists who…

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Astana - Kazakhstan's glittering capital

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