Located in Central Java, Salatiga is a small town, full of activities attracting both local and international travelers with its cool climate and natural wonders. The town is home to Merbabu Volcano, an inactive volcano serving as Salatiga’s official backdrop. Small yet well-visited, looking for a place to stay while in town is easy with options from hotels to private accommodations. Here are the top places to stay in Salatiga.
1. Retreat to adults-only Guesthouse Oase Van Java (from USD 14)
What better way to enjoy the tranquil environment of Salatiga than to stay in a relaxing, peaceful hideaway like Guesthouse Oase Van Java. The property is composed of three rooms, all fitted and styled like your own villa to enjoy the views and the green surroundings. It is only five kilometers (three miles) from the town center and a short drive to Gedong Songo Temple, Solo Paragon, and Museum Dullah. As an adult-only property, this is highly suitable for couples on a romantic retreat.
Guestrooms are large and spacious with some having their own outdoor dining areas for al fresco dining with Salatiga’s fresh air and beautiful views. Its outdoor pool is one of its highlights, giving guests a nice view of Rawa Pening or a chance to cool off. Breakfast is included along with other amenities for entertainment and leisure like massage, luggage storage, library, gardens, BBQ facilities, sun deck, paid airport shuttle, ironing and laundry services, bike rentals and more. The best part of this property is the friendly hosts providing personalized service to all of their guests.
Oase Van Java
Address: Dusun Karang Padang RT.01/RW.05, Desa Gedong, Kecamatan Banyubiru
Parking Room service Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms
2. See the mountain without leaving your room at Pondok Keluarga Osamaliki (from USD 23)
With the mountain of Salatiga as its main landmark and attraction, why not wake up to its stunning image? Pondok Keluarga Osamaliki is a modern resort that can cater to international standards. Guests can pick from any of its two room types – standard double/twin room or family room. With relaxing hues, rooms are fitted with up-to-date amenities like flat-screen TV, WiFi, mini bar, and en suite bathroom facilities.
As a family-friendly hotel in Salatiga, families can enjoy their time in Salatiga throughout their stay. Its outdoor area has a mini playground for the little ones to enjoy. Parents don’t have to stock food as the resort has its own snack bar. A designated smoking area is also reserved.
Pondok Keluarga Osamaliki
Address: Jl. Osamaliki No. 15
Parking Room service 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry
3. Stay at Grand Wahid, an upscale accommodation in Salatiga (from 41 USD)
For guests who want to enjoy more amenities and facilities, Salatiga has Grand Wahid, located only 15 minutes from the famous Mata Air Senjoyo Spring on foot. Lake Rawa Pening and Kali Pancur Waterfall are only 17 kilometers (11 miles) and 8.3 kilometers (5 miles) away respectively.
This property has three bars including their poolside bar. Their all-day dining in-house restaurant Pepito serves international cuisine. For entertainment, they have a karaoke room and guests can pump up at the gym or swim at the outdoor pool complete with slides and hot tub.
Business facilities include a business center, six meeting rooms, and a conference room. All guest rooms of this stylish hotel have premium bedding with cribs and extra beds available (surcharge). Rooms are fitted with LED TV, a coffee maker, and a mini fridge.
Address: Jalan Jendral Sudirman No. 2, 50711 Salatiga, Indonesia (see map)
Price: from 41 USD
4. Go for wellness at Laras Asri Resort & Spa (from USD 35)
If relaxation and well-being are the main goals while in Salatiga, stay at Laras Asri Resort & Spa, a four-star property in town with its own full-service spa and a health club. Well-designed and elegant with its rich wood furnishing and décor, the resort is the perfect representation of Indonesian feel. Take a break and enjoy the laid-back atmosphere.
Set a massage appointment and knead those tired muscles and stress away. Or beautify with a nice manicure or pedicure service. Its spa also has a sauna. For fitness, the property has a full-service gym and a tennis court.
As an upscale property, Laras Asri Resort & Spa has four dining venues specializing in different cuisine like local Indonesian, Japanese, and Asian Western. Rooms range from standard to a spatial bungalow. Rooms have a bath, terrace, and balcony with a pool view.
Laras Asri Resort & Spa
Address: Jalan Jendral Sudirman No 335
Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna
5. Experience boutique accommodation with Griya Tetirah Hotel (from USD 54)
A luxurious hotel with a great location, GriyahTetirah Hotel takes inspiration from local style and architecture as seen in the wood carvings and dark wood furniture all over the property. More than just eye pleasing aesthetics, this accommodation is affordable yet spells indulgence. The property’s design maximizes space and guests will always notice the large open layout of the hotel from its grounds to the rooms. Located near the center of Salatiga, it is only 45 minutes away from the airport.
Rooms are homey and rich with Indonesian architectural elements, resulting in a homey and elegant setting. For families, there are family rooms available, complete with a private terrace. Most rooms have private balconies as well as en suite bathrooms and entertainment facilities. The in-house restaurant specializes in Chinese cuisine; for local street flavor, the resort is a short walk from Salatiga’s street food market.
Address: Letnan Jendral Sukowati Road No. 47 D Salatiga Behind Planet MOTOR, Sidomukti, Salatiga, Indonesia, 50725
6. Enjoy the oasis-like ambiance of Kayu Arum Resort (from USD 48)
Find pleasure not just in the cool climate of Salatiga but also in the relaxing green environment of Kayu Arum Resort. This property is only a 15-minute drive to the town center and close to attractions like Kali Panair Waterfall and Atlantic Dreamland Salatiga Waterpark. With plenty of amenities and in-house facilities, it is impressive how the resort kept its tranquility.
Guests can enjoy its outdoor pool and fitness center. After a long day hiking or for a perfect knead to end the day, have a massage. Its in-house restaurant serves fresh and delectable dishes.
No need to go out and shop for souvenirs, the resort has its own gift shop. Its elegant rooms are spacious with a patio and a minibar. Inspired by traditional style and decor, guests will have the most luxurious stay at this resort. Other services include shuttle service, business facilities, and laundry.
Kayu Arum Resort
Address: Jln. Magersari, Ringinawe, RT/RW 09/01, Tegalrejo, Ledok, Argomulyo, Salatiga 50733, Central Java, Indonesia, Argomulyo, Salatiga, Indonesia, 50733
7. Commune with nature at d'Emmerick Salib Putih Hotel Salatiga (from USD 20)
Also known as Agrowisata Salatiga Eco Park, Convention, & Camping Ground, this property sits on a hill with views of the Salatiga and maximizing the cool temperature of the city. Its wide areas are planted with various plants like vegetables with the rest of its spaces as large and open, thus making this property a popular destination for local school trips. Complementing the views and surroundings are its key facilities like a big outdoor pool, restaurant, and parking. WiFi and free shuttle services are also available.
The best way to experience its natural environment is to stay for a night or two. As a family-friendly hotel in Salatiga, this property offers family rooms with great views of the mountain and even the city. Each room has its own separate seating area, private bathroom, and entertainment amenities like a flat screen TV. Room service is also offered.
d’Emmerick Salib Putih Hotel Salatiga
Address: Jalan Hasanudin Km.4
8. Stay in an award-winning villa in Salatiga (from USD 59)
Right in the midst of Salatiga’s countryside surrounded by trees and plants and blanketed by green hues is an impressive villa, designed by none other than the host’s son, a known architect in Indonesia. If you love design, this is the place to stay with its open layout and perfect play of materials from indigenous bamboo and rocks to modern steel. The result is an impressive villa - without the pricey rate!
Stay in one of the rooms of the villa and experience having your own chic and beautiful modern villa while in Salatiga. The rooms have a modern private bathroom complete with a tub. Guests can use the living room and kitchen for those who want to cook their own meals. Detach and unplug and just hang out. Guests don’t have to go out to enjoy the scenery, the whole villa has ceiling-to-floor window walls. A hidden gem and architectural wonder, enjoy calmness with this hidden villa.
Villa in Salatiga · ★4.74 · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 2.5 bathsSalatiga, Jawa tengah, Indonesia
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:the quilts on the bed would be nicer with quilt coversthe duck resto was delicious however once a day we preferred to cook in the well equipped kitchen
Cleanliness:some specifics: cleanliness very good bed comfortable bathroom awesome
Host:host is very friendlylovely place with super humble hostit is designed by the owner who is a very creative architectthe hosts are very sincere and treat us as a familymami is such a great host very kindhearted ladyRead more reviews
Location:location also beautiful and peacefulthe best place to get relax and boost the mood after your crazy and stressful lifeit's a super comfortable place to stay with access to literally everything in its fully equipped kitchena wonderful place to stayi spent my limit "days off" in this place and that was a great experience
Relaxing retreats at Salatiga
With this selection of properties in Salatiga, visitors can be sure of a wonderful, safe, and relaxing stay while in the city. From budget-friendly to unplugged lodging, these places to stay make every trip to Salatiga more memorable.
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