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Lesnaya Skazka Mountain Resort Almaty

Ushelje Oj-Karagaj | Ile Alatau, Almaty 041600, Kazakhstan
+7 727 312 0008
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Wonderful weekend!

I have stayed in a Lux Treehouse on two separate occasions in the past year, and both times I have... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
geminimini
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Podgorica, Montenegro
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Pure magic

We stayed here two times, one time we had the Yurt which was mind blowing, and the second time in a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nanon M
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Brussels, Belgium
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What could be better than mountain weekends? Only the mountain hotel-resort “Lesnaya Skazka” located in the most picturesque place of Kazakhstan 30 km from Almaty, in Oy-Karagay gorge. You will be made welcome by softwood and hills able to win with their splendour and spreading all over 5 ha of spectacularly beautiful locality, ideally even stone uplands, flora and fauna you will never see elsewhere. You can pay visit to this fairytale mountain resort any season of the year. Relaxing as a family or big group, you will have no time to get bored. You will be accommodated in a cosy, stylish and modern room or cottage. You have got a unique opportunity to become a nomad and to live in a nomads tent where one can get rest of the tumultuous world. Gorgeous restaurants will offer dainty dishes, fresh kumiss, corporate and family evenings, celebrations for 300 persons. A recreational center “Lesnaya Skazka” in the Oy-Karagay gorge will surprise you by its diversity of active leisure.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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Ushelje Oj-Karagaj | Ile Alatau, Almaty 041600, Kazakhstan
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have stayed in a Lux Treehouse on two separate occasions in the past year, and both times I have had an amazing stay! Reception is friendly and all the desk employees I interacted with spoke excellent English. The treehouses are cute and clean with...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed here two times, one time we had the Yurt which was mind blowing, and the second time in a tree house, both experiences were so great, I love the resort. Also the jacuzzi & massages are so worth it, my favorite restaurant is...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Quality of food is really bad, waiters are bad trained and not motivated to serve well customers. Extremely slow service. Not advised to visit this place. Самые бестолковые официанты, которые я когда-либо встречал. Очень медленное обслуживание, качество еды ужасное. Не советую. Испортите настроение себе и...More

Thank Adilgerey N
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Здравствуйте! Нам очень жаль, что ресторан не оправдал Ваших ожиданий... Спасибо за отзыв, мы обязательно примем меры по улучшению качества...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

I went with my wife and daughter early September and liked the place overall, especially the fresh air. The young man at reception was also very helpful and even spoke good English. Unfortunately the service stopped there. A couple bad experiences at the restaurant absolutely...More

Thank Nick D
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We recently celebrated the wedding of our daughter and her husband in the Lesnaya Shazam resort, located in a beautiful mountain setting outside of Almaty. We were very disappointed with the management in that the price for use of their facilities and wedding meal doubled...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We came here with friends enjoy some nature and had a delicious meal at the Georgian restaurant. We had been to this valley 18 years ago when it was a summer camp for nomadic herders. What a change.

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

My second visit and now I know that every time something just doesn't work. The last summer they blamed the weather, this time they don't have staff to accommodate some adventure activities (which by the way they do not mention upon your booking). The main...More

1  Thank Inabat A
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Everything is relative, says Einstein. For some refined tastes Lesnaya Skazka may not be satisfying. We liked everything about it: the infrastructure, activities, food, and overall atmosphere. After our trip to Alakol two years ago, I was very sceptical about having a vacation anywhere in...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

This was our plan B accommodation since our initial choice was full and it turned out to be much better than our initial plans, and way exceeded our expectations. Yes, the rooms inside the tree houses are small and they don't have double beds, but...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

What draws me back to Skazka every time is the horse centre. Thanks to Alexander, it is really up to the international level and has something for riders of all levels. If you are a beginner, you can take classes in the safety of a...More

Thank Slava N
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