Where To Stay In Solo, Indonesia: Feel Java's Charm While Staying Here - Updated 2024

where to stay in solo indonesia
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Surakarta, famously known as Solo, is where everything highlights Javanese magic – the typical sweet dishes, Kasunanan royal palaces, joglo houses – and the accommodations are no exception. It’s no wonder the historic royal capital always appeals to many enthusiastic tourists to feel a little sensation of Javanese warmth throughout the unbelievably welcoming hotels, traditionally modified guest houses, and deluxe boutique villas.

Here are the top 8 spots to stay in Solo that you have to consider:

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 30, 2024.

1. Alila Solo (from USD 88)

The first accommodation you need to stay at bar none is Alia Solo, a mere 5-minute walk from Solo Square. It boasts exquisitely decorated cavernous rooms with city views; a flat-screen cable TV with worldwide channels, cozy sofa, and personal safe are available. The ensuite bathroom is definitely worth-enjoying as it comes with a hairdryer, free toiletries, and shower facilities with hot and cold options. Epic Restaurant is where you can taste a selection of tempting delicacies from Indonesia, Europe, and China.

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Alila Solo

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Jl. Slamet Riyadi No. 562
3.13 km (2.0 mi) from Sriwedari Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden

2. The Alana Hotel & Convention Center Solo (from USD 45)

The Alana Hotel & Convention Center Solo, with its alluring interior decor and parquet flooring across the building, is not to be missed. Situated in the district of Kartosuro, it features large and modern rooms fully equipped with air conditioning, a satellite TV, personal safe, and electric kettle. The business center, as well as meeting facilities are recommended for employers bringing out their employees. To make you more comfortable, banquet facilities, an on-site restaurant, and a laundry service are available.

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The Alana Hotel & Convention Center Solo by ASTON

Wifi Available

Address: Jl. Adi Sucipto, Colomadu, Solo Karanganyar
4.98 km (3.1 mi) from Sriwedari Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Business centre

3. Best Western Premier Solo Baru (from USD 48)

Best Western Premier Solo Baru, just 2 miles (3.2 km) from the museum of Radya Pustaka, would be a great accommodation for your visit to Solo. To make your vacation time more memorable, snuggle into your cozy queen bed in a vast air-conditioned room and watch your favorite channel on the provided cable TV. If you want to refresh yourself, use the personal bathroom that is equipped with free toiletries and slippers. Getting hungry? Fill in your stomach with the best local cuisine at the on-site restaurant.

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Grand Mercure Solo Baru

Wifi Available

Address: Jl. Ir. Soekarno Solo Baru
3.21 km (2.0 mi) from Sriwedari Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

4. Two bedroom boutique villa (from 50 USD / 666,400.00 IDR)

A boutique house sitting conveniently near the international airport (a 5 minute drive) is a good option, especially if you need to catch an early morning flight. This budget accommodation allows you to bring either pets or children, so that you don’t need to worry about them. The two bedrooms have two queen size beds and are furnished with air conditioning and a cable TV for your entertainment. If want to interact with friends on social media, the Wi-Fi Internet can be accessed throughout the area.

Two Bedroom Boutique Villa

Price: from 50 USD / 666,400.00 IDR

Number of Guests: 5

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Solo Tour Guide

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5. Ndalem Rahayu Homestay (from USD 56)

Ndalem Rahayu Homestay is not only where you can enjoy a budget stay but also a tranquil ambiance within a tropical neighborhood. It comprises 4 cozy bedrooms, a living area, chic kitchen, and living room for relaxation. Additionally, its porch for a morning coffee while reading the newspaper shouldn’t be missed. The Javanese interior design is so alive that you can feel the ethnic fascination. One of the greatest things about staying at the cheap rental is participating in the mango, banana, and sapodilla harvest with the locals.

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Laweyan, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
1.39 km (0.9 mi) from Sriwedari Park
85 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 5 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
clean complete kitchen tools large parking area quite feels like our own home
it also extremely clean and tidy
its simple but clean and well kept
the house is spacious neat and clean
the house is super homy and clean the housekeeper pak ratno was very friendly and helpful
clean spacious well equipped good outside space and excellent value
it was really comfortable and the staff were friendly and helpful
pak ranto was very helpful
also thank you pak ranto for quick responsive and helpful on our stay
the location is great since it only 5 minutes away from city center
the location is near some great restaurants so we never run out of option for meals
nice and good place with unique java style recommended for travelers who come to solo
a good place to stay with family
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6. Rumah Batu Villa & Spa (from USD 31)

Looking for an authentic Javanese atmosphere? Rumah Batu Villa & Spa would be the right spot to satisfy your curiosity about Java. It’s strategically located in the hub of the city and accessible to some famed attractions such as Surakarta Royal Palace (a 15-minute drive away) and Kampung Batik/Klewer Market (a 20-minute drive). With the combination of modern and traditional, the property has become the favorite for many visitors. You can go for a swim, savor the pampering spa with a massage by the skillful masseuses, or dine at a restaurant known for their western specialties.

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Rumah Batu Boutique Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Jl. Ovensari, Solo Baru,Central Java
4.96 km (3.1 mi) from Sriwedari Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

7. Eco boutique hotel: Rumah Turi

Winning the ASEAN Energy Award has obviously proved that Rumah Turi, an eco-boutique hotel in the hub of Solo, deserves a visit. A few minutes walking distance from the Paragon Shopping Mall and downtown museums, this is spot for an incredible stay that is recommended for guests seeking a serene and green rental. Since it only accommodates up to two people, a couple would love to lodge for a couple of nights here.

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Surakarta, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
902 meters (0.6 ft) from Sriwedari Park
38 reviews  
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
amazingly clean and warmth
room is clean and comfortable as well
clean bathroom and complete toiletries
her staff did a great job taking care of us
good place nice host
their staff is very friendly and helpful
they're communicative and helpful throughout our stay
spacious beautiful rooms and absolutely amazing staff who help you with whatever you need
the location rumah turi is very nice near to solo paragon mall
the location is quite convenient and easy to access
comfortable room and excellent location
location is great and joelia is very sweet
a good place to stay in solo walking distance to the shopping mall
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8. Solo Paragon Hotel & Residences (from USD 30)

Do you like to jog? Don’t skip out on the Solo Paragon Hotel & Residences, located in the heart of Solo, as it offers a comfortable outdoor jogging track. It doesn’t stop at that though. The fashionable accommodation has contemporary air-conditioned rooms with an accent wall and wooden flooring. Inside each room, you can avail numerous facilities such as a minibar, tea/coffee making facilities, and satellite TV. Do you travel with kids? Take them to have some fun at the playground or swim in the outdoor pool.

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Solo Paragon Hotel & Residences

Wifi Available

Address: Jl. Dr. Soetomo
631 meters (0.4 ft) from Sriwedari Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre Garden

Solo is definitely the heart of Javanese hospitality

Solo has a charming array of accommodations illustrating Javanese elements in each detail – from the buildings’ exteriors and interiors, furniture, and environment, to the friendly staff and host, and much more. Thus, pick Solo for an unbelievably friendly stay.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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