Cigar Clan, Kazakhstan: A New Hot Spot on The Cigar Map

Opening In 2021 within the luxurious 5-star Rixos Almaty Hotel in Almaty, Kazakhstan, The Cigar Clan lounge is an elegant post-modern styled lounge. With an intimate setting for 12 guests, it has quickly become the hot spot for cigar connoisseurs, combining a cigar boutique, lounge, humidor and member storage lockers, and wine and spirits bar. 

“The Cigar Clan Lounge is the official distributor and retailer of Davidoff, Gurkha, JC Newman, Nestor Plasencia, AJ Fernandez, Ashton, Paradiso, La Aroma del Caribe, La Galera, Maya Selva, Casa Turrent, Didier V. Houvenaghel Cigars (Nicarao, La Ley, La Preferida, and Furia), C.L.E, and Eiroa,” said owner Anton Frolov. 

We have constructed the largest cigar humidor in Central Asia which can hold up to 30,000 cigars, notes Anton, “Moreover, we offer private cigar lockers for rent to our guests. Each private locker is made of solid cedar and staff monitor conditions a daily basis, ensuring guests don’t have to worry about their cigar preservation.” 

Cigar Clan’s Whisky Bar features a unique and rare collection of whisky from over the world, with more than 70 whiskies from Scotland, Ireland, Sweden, Spain, Israel, South Africa and Taiwan. Each is available by individual serve, allowing for for tastings for with guests’ cigars. 

Cigar Clan Lounge
Open every day from 11.00 unitl 22.00
506/99, Seifullin Avenue
Rixos Almaty Hotel
Instagram: cigarclan_lounge

Samuel Spurr has been Cigar Journal’s Asia-Pacific contributor since his first feature on the Australian cigar scene in 2006. Regularly writing, Tweeting, and Instagramming about cigars, he’s recognized in Australia as a cigar authority and frequently hosts cigar master classes.




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