The hotels are in the process of establishing systems to accept credit cards. However, at this time, it is recommended that you bring enough American dollars to cover all of your expenses.
Below are the addresses, phone numbers, and facilities of Ashgabat's finest hotels:
- The Ak Altyn Plaza Hotel****
The Ak Altyn Plaza Hotel is an eleven story building with 109 rooms. All rooms have air-conditioning, minibars, satellite TV, direct telephone lines, and hair dryers. Services include laundry and dry-cleaning, a business center, room service and an on-site doctor's office. Amenities include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and a health and fitness center with a sauna and Turkish bath. Dining facilities are made up of two restaurants and two private dining rooms. The banquet and conference facilities total an area of 384 square meters and seat 350 people.
- Grand Turkmen Hotel and Casino*****
The Grand Turkmen Hotel has 120 rooms including 20 suites and 4 presidential suites with private jacuzzis. Rooms feature air-conditioning, direct-line telephones, private baths, hair dryers, shaver outlets and adapters, color TV, international television broadcasting, and minibars. Guest services include translators, secretarial services, an in-house doctor, a drug store, a beauty parlor, and laundry services. The recreation facilities are comprised of the casino, disco, health club, sauna, outdoor swimming pool, sundeck and tennis courts. Restaurants offer international cuisine as well as outside catering.
- President Hotel*****
The "President Hotel" was built in 2004 in the south part of the capital. Hotel offers 152 rooms equipped with modern furniture from Europe. Rooms feature air-conditioning, mini-bar, hair-dryer, iron, private safe, direct-line telephones, satellite TV, and Internet access. Hotel facilities include business-center, conference halls, banquet hall, lobby-bar, fitness-club, pool, sauna, two tennis courts, VIP-restaurant for 102 places.
- Nissa Hotel****