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Wanderlust Hostel is located in Almaty, 1.4 miles from Raiymbek Batyr Metro Station and 1.8 miles from Vosmoye Chudo Sveta Water Park. A 5-minute walk from Ascension Cathedral and 500 yards from Gvardeytsev-Panfilovtsev Park, the hostel has ski storage space. The property provides a shared kitchen, a shared lounge and organizing tours for guests. At the hostel, the rooms have a patio. Featuring a shared bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer, rooms at Wanderlust Hostel also offer free WiFi, while some rooms are equipped with a terrace. At the accommodation each room is equipped with bed linen and towels. Guests at Wanderlust Hostel will be able to enjoy activities in and around Almaty, like skiing. Speaking English, Korean, Russian and Turkish at the 24-hour front desk, staff will be happy to provide guests with practical guidance on the area. Popular points of interest near the hostel include Almaty Central Mosque, Abay Opera House and Republic Palace. The nearest airport is Almaty International Airport, 9.3 miles from Wanderlust Hostel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Almaty, this property has an excellent location score of 9.4!

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Guest reviews


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See what guests loved the most:

  • Nishad
    United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
    Good hostel and value for money Hostel ambiance not well But budget friendly one It’s in great location Like the location very much
  • Xuefei
    China China
    The location is great because it is close to the Park of the 28 Panfilov Guardsmen and the Ascension Cathedral. Other than that, food is easy to get around the street near by.
  • Forrest
    United States of America United States of America
    Staff was very accommodating. Recommend local tours and allowed me to modify my booking to accommodate the tours. Centrally located in Almaty

Area info

Amenities of Wanderlust Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Skiing
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Washing machine
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Ski storage
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
  • Themed dinners
  • Walking tours
  • Bar crawls
  • Ping-pong
  • Skiing
  • Tennis court
Living Area
  • Sitting area
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Mosquito net
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Turkish

House rules

Wanderlust Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM


Until 12:00 PM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

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FAQs about Wanderlust Hostel

  • The prices at Wanderlust Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Wanderlust Hostel is 2,450 feet from the center of Almaty. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Wanderlust Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Wanderlust Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Skiing
    • Ping-pong
    • Tennis court
    • Bar crawls
    • Walking tours
    • Themed dinners