Sputnik Hotel is an Italian-run 4 star hotel that is one of the best available hotels in the city of Baikonur, known for its large space launch facility.
One of the best accommodation options in the area
Well-furnished with basic but comfortable amenities
Good location for visiting the Baikonur Cosmodrome
Although basic, Sputnik hotel is one of the best accommodation options in Baikonur. Located in the north-eastern region of Baikonur, it offers a clean, comfortable and well-located base for visiting the Baikonur Cosmodrome.
Sputnik Hotel's simple exterior holds within a well-equipped hotel, with facilities including an indoor swimming pool, sauna, and multiple dining options. The hotel offers both standard and suite rooms, both of which are functional, clean and comfortable.
When to visit
Sputnik Hotel is located in the city of Baikonur.
Aksu-Zhabagly Nature Reserve
Listed as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, Aksu Zhabagly Reserve offers a stunningly diverse landscapes from semi-deserts to snow-capped peaks. It is also home for argali, deer, lynx, snow leopards, bears and many wildlife.
Baikonur Town & Space History
Glimpse into the past and future of space history at the Museum of History of Space Travels, Memorials of Outdated Spaceships and Protons, International Space School, Memorials of the Airplanes AN-12, I1-14 and where Yuri Gagarin and Korolev once lived.
Get up close to rocket machineries, space shuttles and space suits at Baikonur Spaceport Museum and Buran Spaceship. Visit the launch site of Gagarinsky Start. If you visit during the rocket launch date, you get to witness an actual space launch live!
Noah's Ark Day Trip
Believed to be the final landing site of Noah’s Ark during the Great Flood, you will visit Kazygurt mountain where the sacred stones of “Adam & Eve”, “Noah’s Breakfast Ark”, “Dastarkan” and animal stones can be found.
Discover Sayram, one of Kazakh’s oldest settlements including a visit to the Local History Museum, Ibrahim-Ata Mausoleum, Karashash-Ana Mausoleum and medieval minaret.
Twin Silk Road Cities: Turkestan & Otrar
Discover Silk Road history with a visit to Otrar including the Local History Museum, Arystan-Bab Mausoleum and Otrar archaeological site before exploring the Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, Hilvet underground mosque and Necropolis in Turkestan.