Historic hotel is a type of product in the lodging industry that focuses on the history attached to the hotel, whether it be architectural, social, business or past events. Many guests choose historical hotels because of the historical values of the hotel and some guests are even motivated to choose the destinations that they are going to visit, just because they want to have an experience of staying at these historical hotels.
Indonesia has several historic hotels that are still standing strong with a pile of historical values attached. Several big cities in Indonesia are places where visitors can find the grandest and largest historical hotels in Indonesia. Visitors can enjoy the history stored in the hotel in the past while pampering themselves with hotel services and facilities that are not inferior to the newly established hotels.
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Savoy Homann Bandung is a hotel that was built in 1880 and is also one of the cultural heritage buildings in the city of Bandung, West Java. From the inception of this hotel to the present, the hotel has undergone several major renovations and changed ownership, but the name Homann as the family's first owner of this hotel is still used until now. Savoy Homann Bandung has witnessed several historical events that have taken place there.
In the early days of Savoy Homann Bandung, it was located on a route that was widely used by tea plantation owners to send their plantation products to Batavia. So this building is often used as a stopover for plantation entrepreneurs. In addition, various important events are also ever held in this hotel such as the world tea congress, the sugar entrepreneurs congress, several UN organizations congress, and so on. Savoy Homann has also been appointed as the official accommodation for the delegates of the Asian-African Conference. Several state leaders had spent the night in this hotel. The visitor will find traces of the Asian-African Conference history which are still enshrined at the Hotel Savoy Homann Bandung.
In addition to the historical value of Savoy Homann Bandung, the facilities offered by this hotel are no less interesting. Savoy Homann Bandung offers 5 types of elegant rooms with a total of 185 rooms. All rooms offer 4-star comfort complete with air conditioning, carpeted floors, seating area, classic wooden furniture, television with cable channels and free tea/coffee making amenities. Regular exercise can be maintained in the hotel fitness center. Staff are available throughout the day and night to attend the guest requests and laundry needs. Garden Restaurant serves a variety of local, asian and western cuisines. Steak specialties are also available at Sidewalk Cafe, while Batavia Bar offers refreshing cocktails.
With its attractions, Savoy Homann Bandung can be a tourist destination for visitors who are exploring the archipelago of Indonesia, especially in the West Java Province. Let's plan your trip to Savoy Homann Bandung with Nusantoura Travel and explore the archipelago of Indonesia. Click the button below to contact us.
The Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta is a 5-star hotel located in the province of Yogyakarta. Back in the 18th century, the establishment of this building functioned as a guesthouse of the Yogyakarta Sultanate for their guests or the royal family. The Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta was renovated and functioned as the first Yogyakarta luxury hotel in 1966. The exterior of this hotel is strictly forbidden to be changed and the renovations are only carried out on the inside. This is done to protect and maintain the nation's historical heritage.
The attraction offered by The Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta is emphasized on the historical value contained in this hotel. Guests can find parts of the Yogyakarta Palace that are still surviving and are now functioning as a heritage site, such as Pendopo or royal gazebo, then there are Bale Kambang or a bathing area for the royal guests and the royal family. Not only relics from the 18th century that can be found in this hotel, guests can also see some works of art which are relics from 1964. Guests can see giant reliefs depicting the life of the people on the slopes of Merapi during the reign of the first Indonesian president. There are also bronze statues scattered around the garden and swimming pool area.
In addition to the historical value of The Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta, the facilities offered by this hotel are no less interesting. The hotel features 247 rooms and suites for an unparalleled luxury experience, infusing the tradition and heritage of the Yogyakarta Palace with 5-star facilities and luxury. As the former site of the Yogyakarta Royal Residence, Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta is one of the most prestigious venues in Yogyakarta for meeting arrangements. Exceptional cuisine is an essential part of Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta's culinary experience, each restaurant and bar offering a unique atmosphere rich in the heritage and traditions of the Yogyakarta Palace.
With its attractions, The Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta can be a tourist destination for visitors who are exploring the archipelago of Indonesia, especially in the Yogyakarta Province. Let's plan your trip to The Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta with Nusantoura Travel and explore the archipelago of Indonesia. Click the button below to contact us.
Hotel Majapahit Surabaya is a historic luxury hotel in Surabaya City, East Java Province. The hotel was built in 1910 by Armenian entrepreneurs, The Sarkies Brothers. This hotel has changed its name 7 times before becoming Hotel Majapahit Surabaya, some of the well known names of this hotel are Oranje Hotel and Hotel Yamato. Most of the hotel's original buildings can still be seen today, although some of the outbuildings and some elements of the interior have been renovated.
Hotel Majapahit Surabaya was one of the most popular prima donnas of Surabaya City in the past. It is recorded that many state officials or world celebrities have stopped by and held prestigious events there. One of the events was when the hotel's new lobby was inaugurated in 1936. This event was luxurious and attended by important guests, from the Crown Prince Leopold of Belgium, Princess Astrid of Sweden, to the legendary comedian Charlie Chaplin. The important historical event that occurred here was the flag tearing tragedy, where a group of Surabaya residents led by Sudirman tried to meet Dutch officials who were staying in the Merdeka Chamber. The negotiations went awry and ended in a fight, where the climax of the incident was when a group of Surabaya residents climbed to the top of the hotel and tore off the blue part of the flag, then raised it again until the remaining red and white colors, which are the colors of the Indonesian flag.
Apart from the historical value of Hotel Majapahit Surabaya, the facilities offered by this hotel are no less interesting. This 5-star hotel offers 139 rooms complete with air conditioner, free wireless internet access, 24-hour room service, LCD TV with cable channels, tea or coffee making amenities, bathroom with separate bathtub and shower, bathrobes, slippers, and toiletries. One of the excellent facilities at Hotel Majapahit Surabaya is the spa service. This service offers a variety of health and beauty treatments to refresh the body, mind and spirit. In addition, there is also a health club that includes a fitness center and tennis courts. Meanwhile, for the dine in, guests can stop by Indigo Restaurant which serves European-Asian dishes, Sarkies Seafood Restaurant with Chinese specialties, or Deli Shop to taste various kinds of cakes.
With its attractions, Hotel Majapahit Surabaya can be a tourist destination for visitors who are exploring the archipelago of Indonesia, especially in the East Java Province. Let's plan your trip to Hotel Majapahit Surabaya with Nusantoura Travel and explore the archipelago of Indonesia. Click the button below to contact us.