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Experience the fairytale world of Rixos Borovoe, surrounded by a magnificent landscape of forests and mountains reflecting in Lake Shchuchye. Every single detail has been considered carefully for your convenience in our rooms and suites. You are invited to savour the luxury of superior quality services in our restaurants, bars, spa and meeting rooms.
Pros: The food was excellent. Although dinner buffet was little expensive
Cons: That only breakfast is included
Pros: Beautiful nature, good location and good food
Pros: Excellent Service, delicious meal, friendly staff, very clean, great area around. Wellness center is amazing.
Cons: Nothing at all
Pros: Rooms are nice, bed is great. Buffet style breakfast, lunch, and dinner are just ok, nothing great. I’ve stayed at several other Rixos locations and the buffets there were better. The location is what sets this Ricos apart. It’s an expansive property along the shore of the lake. So much to do for adults and children. Wake boarding, canoeing, beaches, bouncy houses, waterfront dining, Burabay land adjacent to the property, and a casino if that floats your boat. Staff is pretty good, service in the restaurants is standard Kazakh service. If you live or have visited Kazakhstan you should know what I mean.
Cons: Price, paid about $300/night and although I understand supply and demand and cost to stay at the nicest hotel at the height of summer, I still think it’s high for the area.
Pros: Great location really beautiful area, great place for young families, not so good for a quiet get away
Cons: I was very surprised to be asked for a deposit against the room mini bar. Reception made quite a big deal of this. We paid it (cash) you can imagine my surprise when on the first evening we opened the mini bar to find it empty!!!! :)
Pros: well-kept and groomed territory. varied facilities for indoor leisure. trained and polite personnel.
Cons: It is mostly oriented on the indoors stay and activities, which is a pity really. Beach area must be improved. It seems really odd and untidy. Beach could be expanded - perhaps to build a pier, lay paths on/to the beach. groom the bushes, make use of the territory. Currently it is a rural pond with a sad view. Water sports are not there yet - such as yachting, catamarans, water skis, etc. Thinks of the guests comfort and surrounding territory - just map out some tourist guide to walking tours, etc. Basically make use of the nature and focus on active leisure.
Pros: Nice and clean rooms. This is the only thing I liked about the place.
Cons: The service is awful, the reception is overloaded during check in and check out. The food is awful. Breakfast is a buffet style with tasteless food starting from pastry, cereals and ending up with general American or European breakfasts. Rixos burger is tasteless and the meat is of inferior quality. Fettuccine Alfredo - same inferior quality and tasteless, hardly any Parmesan. Shashlik (kebabs), plov (local food of rice with meat) and manty (local dumplings) are hardly edible and the meat of inferior quality. Soups are served beautifully but same issue with the taste and meat quality. Pizza is a simple crust of dough with some garbage. Disappointed and not satisfied. Food is 1 star out of 5.
Pros: Room facilities
Cons: Price of coffee (to expensive for nothing) Poor service at summer cafe
Pros: Nice location, the territory is being looked after. Staff is very welcoming at the reception. Good program for kids in the kids room / entertainment center, staff is really taking care of the kids. Facilities are great everywhere. Room is nice and clean.
Cons: The hotel looked very packed when we arrived, we spent 1,5 hours at the breakfast just because we waited for the table, then for it to be cleaned (was not cleaned even after 15 minutes of wait, had to carry the dirty plates to the nearest table ourselves and cover the mess with the napkins), no plates for food, no cups for the coffee (tasted awful). The reason for such slow service is because not enough of restaurant staff, these ~10 people couldn't manage in time cleaning and other things they need to manage in the restaurant. The breakfast choice was ok, not great. SPA area had the same issues, no towels in place, not enough sunbeds around the pool. Very mean staff at the SPA reception and rude cleaning ladies, does not match with the perception of Rixos hotels. The restaurants in the hotel were not cheap, but the quality of the food did not always match the price.
Offering a barbecue and hot tub, Hotel Gloria is situated in Borovoye. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Private parking is available on site. Some units include a seating area for your convenience. The rooms are equipped with a private or shared bathroom. Hotel Gloria features free WiFi throughout the property. A flat-screen TV with satellite channels and DVD player is available. There is a 24-hour front desk, concierge service, room service and gift shop at the property. Guests can enjoy various activities in the surroundings, including skiing, horse riding and cycling.
Pros: Staff was very nice and friendly. Room was very warm, hotel has self heating. Good sauna.
Pros: The best customer service thus far!
Cons: Some noisy clients, late at night.
Pros: Location, room itself, cleanliness. Very warm, exactly what was needed on a cold winter day
Cons: breakfasts were fine, but could have been better
Pros: Borovoye is a great place and for that alone this place is worth it. You get up and out and into the woods or mountains or lake and forget where you are crashing. I visited in the late spring, which is for me the ideal time for a place touted as the "pearl" of anywhere. It was quiet, almost desolate. A few loud car stereos but they seemed sad in their effort rather than annoying. The staff was as solicitous as could be expected. I love that it is women-run and if I could speak the language we may have warmed up to one another.
Cons: Gloria has a feel of once homey charm. Maybe they sacrificed us pre-season visitors to the real money makers. It isn't a cheap place, given the lacks. There was no cleaning between days and a paucity before arrival. The pool and the sauna were under repair, none of the specified amenities were available--this should have been noted before (i would have booked elsewhere). They needed us out and breakfasted at 9 AM because electricity and water were being repaired which meant we would have none (had we stayed). if the hotel's amenities were working everybody might be a little more chipper.
Pros: The personnel was very welcoming and friendly. The room was cozy, location is perfect We came later that day and had a good rest. We also tries sauna, took for one hour. The room sauna was hot and just next to a small pool with jacuzzi. It was great!
Pros: Staff was excellent, polite and helpful. Location of the property was also excellent.
Cons: I was on the top floor. Room was with just very basic facilities. No Heater, No water, no jug... but all these were compensated with Lovely and cooperative staff.
Pros: Location ,staff ,sauna ,bike hire,bbq clean comfortable rooms great value for money
Pros: The place was probably the best hotel I stayed in KZ. Very very clean, very comfortable. Staff was good, spoke little english but helpful. Position is very good, very close to the beautiful lake.
Cons: The food in the restaurant downstairs was just OK and the price was comparable to big KZ cities.
This hotel is an ideal choice for travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Burabay. For those who require internet access, the property features Wi-Fi in designated areas. When guests have some time on their hands they can make use of the onsite facilities. This Burabay hotel offers free parking on site. There's never a dull moment at this hotel, our guests indicate that the facilities are excellent.
Pros: We want to highlight the exceptional staff of the hotel - very welcoming and polite people, client-oriented approach. The place is very clean, all the facilities have met our expectations.
Pros: More or less clean rooms in the hotel.
Cons: The beach was dirty and lot’s of publicly drinking people around. The bathroom hygiene shower hasn’t been working. The rooms had some unpleasant smell of sewage.
Pros: Every detail was exactly what we needed. I cannot think of anything that would have been better.
Cons: This was perfect. I'll be coming back with my parents.
Pros: Especially breakfast and Cleanliness and staff attitude.Which is very warm. We will definitely recommend our friends
Pros: Great location near the lake.
Pros: 1) Breakfast was very good, despite that many items were running out quickly and not replenished in time.
Cons: 1) I had a difficulty to check-in smoothly. I had to wait for 20 minutes observing verbal clash between the hotel guest who arrived before me and the hotel admin. Hotel admin was rude in his responses and not well trained in my opinion to calm down the client. 2) Water or to put it correctly absence of water during our second night in the hotel. We have returned to our room from safari trip, and no water (both cold and hot) was available in the shower and toilet. By the next morning, water issue was fixed, however red-coloured water with rust wasn't totally suitable for showering, putting aside teeth brushing. Hotel administration was reluctant to help us with water and keep bluntly repeating that water quality is not their fault. No sorry, no excuses from hotel side. To sum it up very bad service!!!
Pros: great location, right near the lake
Cons: Staff does not speak english
Pros: Very, very clean room -- looked like it had very recently been redone. Nice proprietors. We were offered breakfast as soon as we arrived (10:30 am) -- and also early check in at that hour, both nice gestures. Short walk down to the lake, which was serene and beautiful. Very few people around Women's Day weekend.
Cons: Breakfast was a bit lackluster for a non-local (i.e. someone who doesn't want to eat cut up hot dogs for breakfast). Blinis (crepes) were fresh and plentiful, though. Price seems high for what you get. While there were definite advantages to this property (described above), I have visited the Borovoe area before and I think would choose the hotel I stayed at before on Lake Schuchye, which was slightly less expensive and had a more atmospheric breakfast/dining area. Also, the town of Borovoe is dead in the winter, so it was a weird environment.
Pros: The location by the lake, the staff, the clean room
Cons: There was not hot water in the morning. Simming pool and sauna opening time were very short
Pros: Very good location and is very close to the see!
Set in Vorobʼyëvka, Green Park Burabay features a bar, BBQ facilities and terrace. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and a concierge service, along with free WiFi. The accommodation offers karaoke and valet parking. At the hotel, all rooms are fitted with a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Green Park Burabay offers a continental or à la carte breakfast. The accommodation offers a children's playground. Free use of bicycles and bike hire are available at Green Park Burabay and the area is popular for hiking and skiing. Borovoye is 9 km from the hotel. The nearest airport is Kokshetau, 85 km from Green Park Burabay, and the property offers a free airport shuttle service.
Pros: The place is very nice in general. The staff is quite friendly and helpful. The room was clean and tidy. The location is perfect, as it is far from the city about 8 km, and the road is quiet. So you can enjoy walking around and also in the forest. You just need to have your own car to enjoy your stay there, as it might be difficult to grab a taxi and go to the city.
Cons: The options for the launch/dinner are quite limited, which makes sense, as the hotel has only 11 rooms and not too many guests.
Featuring free WiFi and a children's playground, Rufus Lodge offers accommodation next to Kotarkol lake in the Burabay nature reserve, 10 km from Shchuchinsk. The resort has a sun terrace and spa centre, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant or a drink at the bar. Free private parking is available on site. All rooms come with a flat-screen TV. You will find a kettle in the room. Every room comes with a private bathroom with a bidet and shower, with bathrobes and slippers provided. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. Free use of bicycles is available at this resort and the area is popular for cycling.
Pros: Very nice new hotel with only 12 rooms. Set in the forest with a 5 minute walk to the lake. Nice big room with comfy bed and large balcony. Very nice staff and good shashlik. Nice swimming pool and excellent sauna with free bottled water provided. Also, the hotel doesn't sell alcohol but you can bring your own to drink in the restaurant/premises.
Cons: Had to pay for machine coffee at breakfast even though no instant available. Also, although not the hotels fault some guests very noisy drinking till the early morning on the billiards table in reception and the Karaoke in the recreation building. Sound proofing the doors would help.
Pros: I liked spa zone, room and staff was friendly
Cons: Breakfast is poor
Pros: 10 -room boutique hotel with a lot of different facilities (tennis court, gim, water pool, sauna, billiard, bikes, karaoke). You almost always feel private there... The rooms and the facilities are brand new, cosy, tastefully designed, clean everywhere. The staff is very courteous, ready to help
Pros: Clean, quite and comfortable lodge, nicely furnished, bright new. Nice situation close to a beautiful lake you can walk around in 3 hours. They are providing bikes to ride in the beautiful nature around. Nice outdoor tennis court( net not installed yet. Too new!). Small indoor swimming pool.
Cons: Breakfast not ready at 8.30. We had to wait half a hour to get it ready! No electricity between 2PM and 5Pm ( we couldn't know why it has been cut) The lock system of the room's door was not working. It means you can't lock your door. I guess it's gonna be fixed...
Hotel Complex Insar features a bar, ski-to-door access and BBQ facilities in Borovoye. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, room service and a tour desk, along with free WiFi. At the hotel, rooms have a wardrobe. At Hotel Complex Insar each room is equipped with a desk and a TV. A à la carte breakfast is available daily at the accommodation. Activities such as hiking, skiing, cycling can be enjoyed in the surroundings, and guests can relax along the beachfront. The nearest airport is Kokshetau Airport, 78 km from Hotel Complex Insar.
Pros: First and foremost, the price was phenomenal and incredibly cheap. For that we received a twin room with shared (clean!) bathroom, comfortable beds and pretty good breakfast (Russian style). The hotel is just next to the lake, located at the very end of the town, with quiet surroudings. We enjoyed a lot to walk around and renting a boat to fully take advantage of the water. Staff was very pleasant and helpful. Food in the restaurant was really good. They offer banya service in a log cabin right behind the main building which was quite good. Plenty of parking lots. Very clean public spaces and several possibilities to sit down in the garden.
Cons: The restaurant didn't offer a very welcoming ambiente, but the food was really good. The banya was good, but there was some kind of a bad smell in the relaxing room we really did not like at all (maybe some mould?).
Pros: 1) Very good location 2) Tasty breakfast
Cons: 1) There is a big problem with sound isolation 2) I was waiting for my breakfast about 20 minutes because there is no enough staff to serve many people
Pros: Location of property is good.
Cons: Breakfast wasn't good. Photos and informations were contrary to fact.
Pros: Like it
Cons: Very good but noisy
Pros: Great location, nice staff, good local food at the restaurant, great price for value.
Pros: Hotel is on a good location when you want to go directly to the protected area. Our room was quite comfortable and quiet.
Cons: The room was overheated and even when we opened the window it did not help in a short period (we had to have an open window whole day to refresh the air inside). Most of the staff members can not speak English, there was only one guy who could and he was quite bigheaded. Bathrooms were not very clean and at one of them there was a stupid light system - automatic light in the bathroom where you must walk around while you are brushing your teeths to not end up in the darkness? :D Kind of funny right? Breakfasts were included but not really worth it.
Pros: Breakfast was ok. Exactly worth the value, waiters work fast, considering the impressive amount of guests. Actually, all the staff worked well, they all were friendly and helpful. Excellent location - really couldn't be better. Lake is just a minute away. You can skip needing to pay the fee for the entrance to the park area just using their own backyard way.
Cons: We booked the budget room with shared bathroom and shower, so it got dirty sometimes. Although, the staff works well, toilets get cleaned every half an hour (or so), it's just the other guests who make it dirty. Very noisy - again, due to other guests. Music in the backyard is sometimes too loud, slamming doors from other rooms wake you up quite often.
Pros: Friendly service.
Cons: Cold rooms
Pros: The location is very good - 5 min to the lake, across the street from a 24h open supermarket and ATM, on the major street of Burabay. Very good breakfast.
Cons: The bathroom is on the floor (not private) but very clean and not crowded. The walls are thin so you can hear everything in the corridor and other rooms.
Pros: Breakfast was great - mix of western and traditional Kazakh. Rooms were very good, easy walk into the village where there are more bars etc. You can walk to the lake through a gate at the back of the property and it is stunningly beautiful. Totally recommend this place.
Set in Shchuchinsk, 3.5 km from Lake Schuchye, Bereke Hotel features free WiFi access and private parking. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. The rooms come with a private bathroom. Extras include bathrobes, slippers and free toiletries. You will find a 24-hour front desk and a sauna at the property. Kurort-Borovoe Train Station is 2 km from Bereke Hotel.
Pros: the restaurant staff, the housekeeping staff - very willing, obliging and engaging
Cons: The reception staff - very poorly trained and sour. Definitely not an asset for the hotel and they need to be trained.
Ak Kayin is situated in Shchūchīnsk and has a garden and a terrace. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a shared kitchen and room service, along with free WiFi. The accommodation features karaoke and a shared lounge. All rooms at the guest house come with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kitchen, a dining area and a private bathroom with a hairdryer, a shower and free toiletries. The units will provide guests with a wardrobe and a kettle. Guests at Ak Kayin can enjoy a à la carte or a Full English/Irish breakfast. You can play billiards and table tennis at the accommodation, and free use of bicycles and bike hire are available. Borovoye is 21 km from Ak Kayin. The nearest airport is Kokshetau Airport, 70 km from the guest house.
Pros: The wooden houses and country home feel to it. The welcoming owner and staff.
Terrassa Park offers accommodation in Borovoye. The resort has a private beach area on the bank of Lake Bolshoe Chebachye and ski-to-door access. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property and free private parking is available on site. Every room at this resort is air conditioned and has a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Certain rooms feature a seating area where you can relax. Some units have views of the mountains or lake. Extras include bathrobes and slippers. Guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. There is a gift shop at the property. Terrassa Park has a spa centre with a sauna and an indoor pool. You can play table tennis and billiards at this resort, and the area is popular for skiing. Kokshetau Airport is 94 km away.
Pros: Nature ir Borovoe
Cons: Stuff and landlord. Attitude is awful just because you are foreigner. Scam. You can book room for 11 000 tenge, but they are saying everything is full and you need to pay 18000 for the same room that you have just ordered.
Pros: This is an Soviet style run hotel so for most western people will find it a little spartan. Basically this is a place for local people with children and not big budgets. The staff was helpful but distance to town and beaches was a little long and up hill down a road that was n need of repair and pavement.
Cons: Not applicable