5 hotels in Bandung, Indonesia that will make you feel transported to another world

Bandung in Indonesia maybe a famous haunt for locals, with it's cooler temperatures and outlet stores cutting imported goods' price in half. It's proximity to the capital city of Jakarta makes it easily accessible. But unknown to outsiders, Bandung has a collection of unique and amazing hotels just waiting for you to discover.

1. Camp in style

dusun bambu Family Leisure Park, Foursquare.com

dusun bambu Family Leisure Park, Foursquare.com

Have you ever considered camping for a weekend getaway but never got the chance to because of the difficulties that camping comes with? No wifi, no proper toilets, no gourmet cooked meals. But what if you can stay in a tent and have all the basic necessities in life along with it? Check out the camping site in Dusun Bambu, here in Bandung, where you can enjoy the best of both worlds.

Name:
dusun bambu Family Leisure Park
Address:
Jl. Kolonel Masturi KM. 11 (Cijanggel, Kertawangi), Bandung, West Java, Indonesia
TEL:
+62 22 82782020
HP:
Official Foursquare.com

2. Feels like the renaissance period

Green Hill Universal Hotel, Foursquare.com

Green Hill Universal Hotel, Foursquare.com

Green Hill Universal Hotel, Foursquare.com

The last thing you'd think of when you go to this place is that you're in Indonesia. If it weren't for the locals frolicking around the area, you would definitely feel like you're in the renaissance period in Florence, Italy. But no. You're in GH Universal Hotel in Bandung.

Name:
Green Hill Universal Hotel
Address:
Jalan Dr. Setiabudi No. 376, Bandung, West Java 40143, Indonesia
TEL:
+62 22 2010388
HP:
Official Foursquare.com

3. A manmade river in the middle of the resort

danau-dariza

Imagine a series of Indonesian huts built on a man-made lake. Now place a small boat on the lake, as this is the only way you're able to go to your hut. And then imagine this place has a huge water park complete with slides and an outdoor extreme sports area.

Imagine no more as this is the Danau Darize resort in Bandung. Some of the more expensive huts even have their own Jacuzzi.

Name:
dANAU DARIZA RESORT-HOTEL
Address:
Jl cipanas raya (Cipanas), Garut, West Java, Indonesia
HP:
Foursquare.com

4. Into the woods

Grafika Cikole Camp Area, Foursquare.com

Grafika Cikole Camp Area, Foursquare.com

If you want an Asian version of a safari surrounded by woods, then you need to visit Grafika Cikole. You will be lodged in huts in the middle of the woods with a clearing where you can see and feed deers.

Name:
Grafika Cikole Camp Area
Address:
Jl.Raya Tangkuban Perahu, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia
HP:
Foursquare.com

5. Be one with the rice fields

Jadul Village Resort Hotel Spa & Restaurant, Foursquare.com

Jadul Village Resort Hotel Spa & Restaurant, Foursquare.com

Adarapura Resort & Spa in Jadul Village is a site to behold. From the stunning lush greenery to it's open air bathroom with a huge black tiled tub - everything is perfect. You will also feel the romance vibes with a four poster bed surrounded by canopies. Moving from your villa to the other parts of the resort requires that you tread on wooden floating bridges surrounded by lily ponds. Certainly magical, isn't it?

Name:
Jadul Village Resort Hotel Spa & Restaurant
Address:
Terusan Sersan Bajuri 45 Cihideung, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia
HP:
Foursquare.com

Conclusion

If you're ever headed to Jakarta in Indonesia, do try to stay at least one day in Bandung. It will only take you at least three hours to go there, and the train ride is picturesque and won't make you bored.

Author

Geninna
5 things I can't live without: coffee, books, my iPod, wifi, and my husband :D Born and raised in Manila, Philippines but I've lived in Qatar, Indonesia, and the UAE. I am currently living in Romania, and I have been on vacations to Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia and Vietnam :) And does a stop over in Bahrain and Germany count?