Opposite the Presidential Palace, with four restaurants, two bars, an indoor pool, free airport shuttle and a full-service spa; InterContinental Almaty offers discerning travelers a glimpse of Almaty's high life. All 277 rooms at the 11-story InterContinental offer stylish interiors. Rooms provides high thread count linens, flat-panel TVs with cable, work areas, coffeemakers, minibars and internet access. The hotel features four restaurants and two lounges, including the upscale Belvedere Grill Room Restaurant and Bosphorus Restaurant, which offers Turkish cuisine. Guests enjoy contemporary cocktails in J Bar. Room service is available. The spa offers a host of skin and body treatments and locally-sourced aromatherapy massages. A staffed business center with copying, faxing and secretarial services caters to travelers in town for work. Active travelers take advantage of the fitness facility, which includes an indoor heated pool, sauna, hot tub and a children's pool. Additional services include babysitting (for a fee), a free airport shuttle, a concierge, tennis courts, barbeques and parking. Across from the Presidential Palace, the InterContinental offers views of the Tian Shan Mountains. Central State Museum of Kazakhstan is a mile away and Koktobe cable car is three miles away. Medeu Valley, home to the world's highest speed-skating rink in an Olympic-size ice stadium, is 10 miles from the property; and Chimbulak Ski Resort is 14 miles from the InterContinental. Almaty International Airport is 10 miles from the hotel. our guests appreciate the InterContinental Almaty's indoor pool, four restaurants and fine service.