Located in the foothills of the Almaty Gorge, this hostel is just a 15-minute drive from Almaty city centre. Its rooms and dormitories have free Wi-Fi and offer mountain views. The self-catering Almaty Hostel offers simply furnished rooms and dormitories with either a private or shared bathroom. Bed linen and towels are provided. Kok-Tobe Mountain is a 10-minute drive from Hostel Almaty, and there are several scenic hiking routes in the area. Almaty Hostel even offers an on-site climbing wall for guests' use. The Central State Museum and the Sports Palace are just 7.5 miles from the hostel. A shuttle service into the city centre or to Almaty Airport is available for an extra fee, and free parking is provided.