The Ritz Carlton Hotel opens in Almaty, Kazakhstan

The Ritz Carlton Almaty, the former capital of Kazakhstan and the country’s second largest city, has officially opened last week. The new 145-room luxury hotel is the latest collaboration between Capital Partners and The Ritz-Carlton, following their successful partnership with The Ritz-Carlton, Moscow. The new Ritz Carlton Almaty features a lavish Club Lounge, three restaurants and a luxury Spa by Six Senses.

The hotel sits atop the 37 storey Esentai Tower, one of the tallest buildings in Central Asia.  is part of the Capital Partners’ Esentai Park development, which also includes an extensive shopping mall and residential complexes. The Esentai Mall in Almaty features mono-brand stores of major international luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton, Dior, Ralph Lauren, Gucci and Fendi as well as the Saks Fifth Avenue department store.