Top Hotels in Bandung

Holiday Inn Bandung
Holiday Inn Bandung

As one of the most visited city for tourist in Jakarta and near city, Bandung have develop its infrastructure such as its tourism object, its transportation, its culinarity and of course its accomodation. In Bandung, many hotels, motels, resorts or villa have been opened to public. Most of them is low budget but there are also top hotel in 4 or 5 stars.

Now we’re gonna tell you about some of the top hotels in Bandung so you can pick one of them and stay there when you’re spend your holiday in Bandung.

Hyatt Regency Hotel

This luxury, five star accomodation is located in Jl. Sumatera No. 51, the heart of Bandung. Facilities of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Bandung are of the standard that guests of this international hotel chain are long accustomed to, featuring outstanding service, modern, well-appointed suites, superb recreational amenities and extensive converence facilities. This hotel is rated 8.2 from Mostly the visitor book its “regency club king” type with its tarif is USD 297 in normal and USD 134 in Agoda promo.

GH. Universal Hotel

When you see this hotel from a distance, all you see is a castle in Europe. No wonder, because this hotel exteriors is made to make people think they are staying in a castle. This hotel exterior makes many couples have their wedding vow here. The Indonesian Famous Singer “Syahrini” is also making this hotel as her video clip location. Located in Jl. Setiabudi 376 Bandung, you must make a reservation to spend a night at one of its 105 rooms.

The Papandayan Hotel

The Papandayan Hotel is located in Jl Gatot Subroto 83, Bandung. It have 172 rooms, all of them is connected with free wi-fi and all are tastefully provided comforts such as bathrobes, complimentary bottled water, bathtub, coffee/tea maker and desk. This hotel have 4 types of room, Presidential Suite Room, Classic Room, Executive Suite Room, and Superior Suite Room. It also have meeting room, restaurant, The Papandayan Deli, Cantigl Fine Dining, Spa, Pool and Lounge. This hotel lies 0.3 km from the city center and provides accessibility to important town facilities.

Holiday Inn Bandung Hotel

People who come to holiday in Bandung will appreciate the comfort and convenience of this four-star, international business hotel. Located in Jl. Ir. H Juanda 31-33 Bandung, this hotel offers you to stay at one of its 186 room, separated to 6 types such as Superior Room, Suite Room, Superior Twin Room, Executive Club Modern Tower, Executive Suite Modern Tower and Executive Suite Classsic Tower. The price is started from USD 294 for Superior Queen Room.

Grand Preanger Hotel

The Grand Preanger Hotel have 187 numbers of rooms and located in Jl. Asia Afrika 81 Bandung. The hotel itself is owned and operated by Aerowisata International, the cornerstone of tourism and hospitality in Indonesia, and guests can relax safe in knowledge that the service and facilities was set on the highest standard.


Diving in Natsepa Beach

Ambon, Maluku is the cluster of island which stretches between Sulawesi and Papua in the eastern part of the Indonesian archipelago which is known as the Spice Islands. Because of that, it consists of luxurious coral gardens and a huge variety of colorful fishes.

Ambon is undoubtedly famous for its dive sites. It is a huge array of critters that can be observed and photographed during long dives at the shallow sites. Diving in Ambon includes regular sightings of resident marine life. The interesting and varied diving sites around the islands stand among the best in the world. They offer you dive sites with magnificent and rich of marine life. Divers and nature lovers who visit this small ‘paradise’ landscape will enjoy themselves there.

Have you ever imagined diving in Ambon? Ambon is a great place to visit because it has a gorgeous dive site. It also has stunning beaches that have wonderful scenery, clean water, and blue sea. Natsepa Beach is one of them.

Natsepa beach is the main tourist destination area on the island of Ambon. Although it is located on the island of Ambon, it is already included to the administrative regions of Central Maluku district with the capital city of Masohi on the island of Seram.

Nestepa Beach
Nestepa Beach

This beach is famous and suitable for playing, sunbathing, swimming and other beach activity. Ambon’s people said, “You never go to Ambon if you never go to Natsepa beach”. So, do not hesitate to come to Natsepa Beach once you have a chance visiting Ambon. How to get there? The exotic Natsepa beach can be reached by car within 40 minutes from the airport. The access is pretty easy. From the station in Ambon city, you can ride public transportation to Suli and arrive to Natsepa beach for about the next half hour. But if you use such a private transportation, you will only need for about 20 minutes from Ambon to get there.

Natsepa beach is a clean beach with white sand. It has a stretch of blue sea and the waves are very gentle. This beach is comfortable and relaxing. It is located in the village of Suli, Ambon, Moluccas Islands, 14 km from the city of Ambon. Natsepa beach also provides several watersport facilities for tourists, such as water skiing, fishing, snorkeling, and diving.

The most favorite watersport is diving. People go to Natsepa Beach to have and enjoy the beauty of underwater world. Diving in Natsepa Beach is unforgettable. It offers several variations of dives that are not found in many places in Indonesia, especially the condition of the caves and underwater valleys are very charming, as well as hordes of pelagic fish cakes. There also can be found several species of sharks, manta rays and napoleon wrasse. Its main attraction is the wide variety of “rhinopias” and “frog fish” colorful can be found quite easily. Diving in Natsepa Beach will give you precious experience because Natsepa beach is one of interesting and prosperous topographical dive sites in the world.

New York Main Tourist Attractions

Liberty Island
Liberty Island

What would cross your mind when you heard about New York City? Metropolitan city, high population, and traffic jam are what people might first think of. However, the state of New York itself actually has many vacation spots for the individual, couple, or family who are searching for a place to spend holiday with. Where would you like to visit in New York? Obviously, there are quite many that we can’t cover it all, but below we give you some areas and activities which you might not want to miss during your holiday in New York.

Liberty Island

One thing that might be the most iconic statue that symbolizes the whole of New York City would probably be the Liberty Statue. The statue is situated in Upper New York Bay on Liberty Island, South of Ellis Island. While entrance to the Statue of Liberty National Monument is free, there is a small fee needed for the ferry service that all visitors must use to dock at the island. The colossal statue of a robed female figure representing Libertas, the Roman goddess of freedom, was a present from the people of France to the United States. The statue bears a torch and a tablet upon which is inscribed the date of the American Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776. The liberty statue is a representation of freedom and of the United States which also might be used as a welcoming signal to immigrants arriving from abroad.

Empire State Building

This is one of the most famous and most visited buildings in the entire New York City. This 102-story skyscraper, which is often used as a tourism spot, is located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street. This building is generally considered as a popular American icon. This could be seen as this building is often used in various genres, such as in film and literature. Perhaps, one of the most memorable times of the use of Empire State building is used in the King Kong the movie in 1933. In the film, the main character, King Kong the giant ape, climbs to the top of the Empire State to escape from his captors but falls to his death after being attacked by airplanes. One thing that you might not want to miss while spending your holiday in New York is the building’s beauty that came to life when night arrives. The floodlight used in the entire building is one of the most attractive lightshow in New York. This floodlight usually generated according to seasons or certain events, such as Christmas or Independence Day.

Central Park

This is one of the largest parks in New York City which covers 843 acres (about 341 ha) of land. Central Park, which has been a National Historic Landmark since 1962, is located in Manhattan. Receiving approximately thirty-five million visitors annually, Central Park is the most visited urban park in the United States. This unique park built around a high-rise building, making it one of the most expensive lands to build. While it might appear natural, the whole park is actually landscaped with several artificially natural lakes and ponds. This park boasts many kinds of activities that many visitors might need more than a day to enjoy all of them. The facilities that Central Park have such as extensive walking tracks where people used for jogging, two ice-skating rinks (one of which is a swimming pool in July and August), the Central Park Zoo, the Central Park Conservatory Garden, a wildlife sanctuary, a large area of natural woods, a 106-acre (43 ha) billion-gallon reservoir with an encircling running track, and an outdoor amphitheater. In addition there are also many grassy areas in which some of them are used for informal or formal place to host sport events and some quiet areas with a number of enclosed playgrounds for children.