Just a 5-minute walk from Shymkent's central square, Altair Hotel offers modern rooms with free WiFi access. Guests will appreciate the 24-hour front desk as well as the air conditioning which comes standard in all rooms. Guests can also choose to relax at the hotel's pool and sauna for an extra fee. The colourful rooms and suites come in various sizes and each includes a flat-screen TV as well as a minibar. Some rooms boast a round bed and a view of the city. Each en suite bathroom includes a hairdryer, free toiletries and slippers. Altair Hotel's on site restaurant serves Asian and European cuisine and invites guests to linger on its outside terrace during the warmer months. The hotel bar is open in the evenings. From the hotel, the popular Al-Farabi shopping centre is just a 5-minute walk away. It includes various restaurants, shops and evening entertainment. The property offers free parking and offers an airport and train station shuttle service for a small surcharge.