Welcome to Bandung, the city in West Java, Indonesia, that fascinated the Dutch so much back in the early 1900s with its advanced art and fashion that it was christened the Paris van Java or the Paris of Java. Even today, Bandung is still widely known as a quirky city that seems to be living in a world of their own. It’s the town where Indonesia’s most famous and prestigious art and design school is located, the Bandung Institute of Technology. Bandung has a way to embrace you in comfort with its cool breeze and pleasant weather. If you’re planning a trip to Bandung, you might as well book your hotel for several nights since you will find it hard to pack up and return to your home city. Keep reading to discover the best pod hotels in Bandung, Indonesia.
Located conveniently near Bandung’s famous old town, Braga, this hotel provides its guests with a bird’s eye’s view of Bandung city from its rooms. The scenery would even be better at night, with the city lights blanketing the town, and you can let your imagination wander while in your pod looking out at them. If you happened to have a pod that doesn’t come with a view, don’t worry, INAP also has a balcony on which you can sit and admire the panorama.
Each room in this capsule hotel has an air conditioner, seating area, a shared kitchen and dining area, as well as a shared bathroom with a shower that comes with free toiletries. INAP also considers guests’ convenience, which can be seen in the way they provide electrical sockets in each pod, a night light, and even cable TV. The staff are friendly and they keep the cleanliness of the rooms and pods as a priority.
This is a hotel with clean rooms and friendly and helpful staff and it’s near the popular shopping centres, tourist attractions, and the airport. Doesn’t that sound like the perfect hotel for your stay in Bandung? The pods are compact and comfortable for sleeping, while, at the same time, you will have enough privacy during your stay.
The property also provides a continental breakfast every morning and, if you decide to stay in until late before going out for the night’s entertainment, toast and jelly are served the whole day. The services they offer are also splendid, from car and bicycle rentals (for an additional charge), free Wi-Fi all over the property, and a common room with television and Netflix, ready to enjoy.
If you’re travelling to Bandung on a mission to hunt local food and fashion, then staying at the Bobobox Pods Cipaganti would be the right decision. It’s located at Bandung Wetan, a place that’s famous for all of these things and you will be lost in time shopping and restaurant-hopping, while you try every local food you can find – none of them awful in taste!
Bobobox Pods Cipaganti is accommodation with Wi-Fi and parking that is happy to help guests during their stay. The friendly and helpful staff are ready at your service 24/7 at the front desk and they speak Indonesian and English, so you won’t have trouble asking for assistance. If you are claustrophobic, you don’t have to worry about the rooms, since Bobobox Pods Cipaganti also provides deluxe rooms that are bigger in size with more space for you to move around.
Like its sibling that’s located in Bandung Wetan, Bobobox Pods in Paskal is also close to a range of street food options that you can enjoy and return to every night. A distinct difference between the one in Bandung Wetan and Paskal is that this property makes the most of modern technology. You can download Bobobox Pods app that you can use at all Bobobox Pods in Indonesia for everything from room booking, setting the privacy of your pod with a QR code, and even setting the mood for your room by changing the colour to create a zen ambience inside the pod.
Many reviews for the Bobobox Pods Paskal are from couples or family travellers and this branch allows the option to choose a bigger pod that fits you and your companion or even a small family of three. Your kids will also love the Bluetooth speakers installed in every pod, so they can watch their favourite YouTube channel or listen to their favourite songs on Spotify.
Once you stay at VK Pods Bandung, you will always remember it, be it for their friendly staff that are always so helpful, the comfort and cleanliness of the rooms, the cosy ambience, or even for their adorable owl mascot that seems to greet you everywhere in the property. It might be tricky to find this place at first since it’s located above a baby shop, but once you find the property, you will be met with exceptional hospitality. Their front desk is open 24 hours a day and their staff can assist you in English and Indonesian.
When you stay here, you can appreciate a shared dining room and kitchen to enjoy your breakfast. An Asian breakfast is served every morning and you can also have toast with butter and jelly if you’re more comfortable with that. The rooms and pods are clean with facilities such as air conditioning, a shared bathroom that has a shower and toiletries, and an electric plug where you can charge your phone and other gadgets. This property is famous among couples since they provide pods with larger twin beds and even a family deluxe room for bigger families who’d like to travel together.
Small pods with big comfort for your trip to the Paris of Java
A comfortable place to stay is a crucial aspect of travel. After exploring the city you’re in, it would be nice to return to a clean and comfortable room where you can rest and recharge for another adventure the next day. Don’t be fooled by their petite-ness, each of these pod hotels we have suggested in this article is packed with the convenience and relaxation that you need after a long day. So, which one of these pod hotels caught your eye for your next trip to Bandung?
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