Batam is a favorite travel destination, easily accessible even from Singapore. Water-based activities such as swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, canoeing, parasailing, and windsurfing are a given since it’s an island, but it also plays host to the Sea Forest Adventure, a floating waterpark that doubles as a jungle gym. If you don’t mind a bit of a trek, climb the thousand or so steps of Taman Wisata Habibie 1000 Tangga to enjoy fantastic views of the rich foliage. Maha Vihara Duta Maitreya Buddhist temple, which serves as the home of the Laughing Buddha, is also worth a visit there. If, however, you just want to kick back and relax, there are a number of hotels in the area which will allow you to do just that. Take your pick from the top staycation spots in Batam, Indonesia.
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If you want to feel truly pampered, consider staying at this hotel, and not just because the rooms are spacious and comfortable. The breakfast buffet spread features a good selection of food. For relaxation, the hotel has a spa, a swimming pool, a steam room, and a salon. Guests can enjoy kicking back for a few drinks at the rooftop bar, or simply have fun listening to the live music played in the hotel. Cooking classes are also offered here in case you’re interested in learning how to prepare new dishes. Those who are traveling with children will love the fact that there’s a playground on site.
For those flying in and/or out of Batam, this hotel is a convenient option for you, located just a 10-minute drive away from the airport. It’s also just a five-minute walk from the Mega Mall Batam Centre and International Ferry Terminal Batam Centre. If you want to make the most out of your staycation, there is an on-site spa and wellness center, as well as a pool. There are even water-based activities offered here. The hotel also has a restaurant and a cafe, so guests don’t have to venture far to grab something to eat.
HARRIS Hotel Batam Center
Address: Jl. Engku Putri
Dry cleaning Pool/beach towels Kid meals All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Outdoor pool (all year) Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Lift
A modern hotel in a quiet neighborhood, ESKA puts creature comforts within easy access to guests. These include spa services, a salon, a bar, and a cafe. The restaurant is at the rooftop, affording guests with views of the city. There is even a karaoke and a mall just a short distance away from here, and the city center is also easily accessible in case you want to see more of Batam. Guests can choose from Asian and English/Irish breakfast during their stay.
Whether you’re on a staycation or attending a convention at this venue, you will enjoy your stay here. There’s a swimming pool on site, as well as a kiddie pool for families traveling with tots. There’s a hot tub here as well. Fitness-minded guests will love the fact that there’s an in-house fitness center, with fitness and yoga classes offered regularly. For those who want a more relaxed staycation, they can enjoy one of the treatments at the spa. The hotel also has its own restaurant and bar, and the breakfast buffet has a pretty good spread.
Convenience is the name of the game in this hotel. Free shuttle services from the airport to the hotel are available here. Craving for something to eat at midnight? No problem, because the in-house restaurant, which serves Western and Indonesian dishes, is open 24/7. There’s an on-site fitness center for those who don’t want to miss working out even while on holiday. Those who want to unwind after a stressful week can take a dip in the swimming pool or enjoy a treatment at the spa.
This hotel is another good option for those looking for child-friendly accommodations, as it comes with a kids’ club, indoor and outdoor playing areas, and a kiddie pool (alongside a swimming pool). Babysitting services are offered here as well. Besides being child-friendly, the hotel also welcomes pets. The hotel also comes with a spa, a fitness center, a restaurant, and a bar.
Radisson Golf & Convention Center Batam
Address: Jl Jendral Sudirman, Sukajadi
Children television networks Food can be delivered to guest accommodation Outdoor pool (all year) Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Indoor pool Restaurant Massage Free WiFi
This is a new hotel located in a quiet neighborhood in Batam. There’ a gift shop right here if you want to grab some souvenirs for your trip. While the hotel doesn’t have an in-house restaurant, there are fast food establishments and restaurants nearby so you don’t have to worry about getting a bite to eat while staying here. The staff speaks English, Chinese, and Korean. Rates are inclusive of the continental breakfast. Airport pickup and drop-off can be arranged at an additional cost.
The facade of this hotel will make you feel as though you are somewhere in Europe and not in Indonesia. The luxury hotel has two restaurants on site, one that offers Chinese food while the other has international cuisine. Relax your muscles after a tiring day by enjoying a massage here, have a drink at the bar, enjoy a swim at the pool, or simply soak in the hot tub. Guests can also indulge in retail therapy, as there are shops right here in the hotel. Bikes can be borrowed here for free. The staff speaks English, Indonesian, and Chinese.
If privacy is on top of your list for an accommodation, be sure to check this place out. Providing guests access to a private beach, this establishment also comes with a tennis court and a barbecue area. If you don’t want to try your hand at outdoor cooking, you can order your meals from one of the two restaurants or the cafe right in the hotel. Spa services are offered on site. For those who need to get their money changed, the hotel also has a currency exchange service.
Montigo Resort Nongsa
Address: Jalan Hang Lekir
This hotel may be reasonably priced, but it certainly doesn’t skimp out on amenities for guests’ comfort and convenience. It features a spa and wellness center, and a bar. It also has an in-house restaurant, which serves Indonesian, Chinese, and Western cuisine. It also offers laundry services in case you need to get your clothes washed before leaving. Rooms are spacious, some of which give guests views of the sprawling city. Airport transfers may be arranged if needed.
A break in Batam
Thanks to the ease of access and affordability Batam has become a favorite for many, as a place where they can unwind and take a breather. With this article as a guide, you can join their ranks too. Choose from the list and find a place to stay in as you take a break in Batam.
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