Enjoy the cities of Malang to the fullest!
Malang are the perfect combination for your destination. Apart from being located close together, these two cities are filled with various tourist attractions and various culinary delights that make your vacation super fun.
Because they are famous as tourist destinations, these two cities also have many hotels and resorts that can complement your trip. No need to be confused to determine the right place for you. Keep reading this article, then you will find various hotels that you can include in your travel itinerary.
The most impossible thing to do in Malang is not to enjoy your vacation. The good news is that you can also enjoy pleasant experiences just by walking around the city of Malang. The air is quite cool combined with culinary specialties that are appetizing are two of the many reasons that make you feel at home in this city.
So, to make your vacation even more exciting, Klook also recommends various hotels that you can consider as a place to stay.
Hotel Tugu Malang
The first choice when talking about staying in Malang is of course. Not only is it located in the heart of Malang City which makes it easier for you to access tourist attractions in the city such as Tugu Malang Square, Brawijaya Edupark, to Senggol Market, Hotel Tugu Malang also offers a staying experience that will be hard for you to forget. If you are traveling to Malang by train, this hotel is the best choice because of its location close to the station.
With a boutique hotel concept, Hotel Tugu Malang will bring you to enjoy what it was like to live in Malang in the past. The interior of the hotel is truly designed with a blend of colonial and old Javanese times. It is in this hotel that you can feel the unique experience of sleeping in a four-poster bed equipped with mosquito nets.
The factor that becomes a game changer at Hotel Tugu Malang is the antiques that fill almost all corners of the hotel, including the rooms. These antiques are said to be the personal collection of the owner and founder of Hotel Tugu Malang, Anhar Setjadibrata. Even the Tugu Malang Hotel was said to be Anhar’s way for his collection of antiques to ‘tell people directly’.
The hotel even has several special rooms that are used to display Anhar’s collections: the Raja Room, the Regent’s Red Ward, Baba Room, Tirta Gangga Room, and Soekarno Room.
Of course Hotel Tugu Malang is equipped with a restaurant that spoils the tongue. You are free to choose to dine at Saigon San Restaurant, Melati Restaurant, Roti Tugu Bakery, Tugu Tea House, or Ban Lam Wine Shop & Bar. So, if your choice falls on Saigon San, you will feel the strong ‘spirit’ of Indochina.
The spirit is not only in the form of the food, but also the atmosphere. Just imagine, in the Royal Angkor room which is part of this restaurant, you will feel like you are in the ruins of the Angkor Wat Temple in Cambodia.
The Shalimar Boutique Hotel
One more boutique hotel that you can include in your travel list to Malang: . The Shalimar Boutique Hotel has a vintage interior design and atmosphere because this building actually dates back to the 1930s.
Initially, the building of The Shalimar Boutique Hotel was used as the office of Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI), then in 1993, this building was renovated and converted into a hotel without changing its original colonial architecture. Even though it was converted from an old building, The Shalimar Boutique Hotel gives a homey impression. There are various types of rooms, from deluxe to presidential suites, that you can choose from.
Because it carries the concept of a boutique hotel, The Shalimar Boutique Hotel has a showroom called Soga Boutique which sells various handicrafts and artistic products in the form of batik clothes, beads, statues, and home decorations which certainly have a traditional feel. If you don’t have much time to shop for typical Malang souvenirs, you can shop directly at Soga, super fun.
The mainstay spot of The Shalimar Boutique Hotel is its library which is filled with lots of books. Our advice, anyway, don’t miss the opportunity to read books on the history of Malang City, super fun.
If you are bored indoors, you can try the outdoor atmosphere at the hotel’s swimming pool area. Enjoying the golden hour by the pool can be your healing option when staying at The Shalimar Boutique Hotel.
Grand Mercure Malang Mirama
is a premium hotel located on the main route of Malang City and close to one of the favorite tourist destinations, Hawaii Waterpark Malang. The hotel, which has 264 rooms, including 11 suites and 2 presidential suites, is an ideal place to stay for both your vacation and business trips.
Japanese culinary lovers will find their paradise by staying at this hotel. This is because Grand Mercure Malang Mirama has a Japanese-style restaurant with a live cooking concept called Ebisu Restaurant. Waiting for food is no longer a boring matter because you can watch the chefs in action cooking the best menus.
The good news is, those of you who like Chinese specialties can also enjoy an exciting culinary experience by dining at Lanhua. Try it, Stir Fried Lobster with Oatmeal, which is their mainstay menu. Don’t forget to take a photo in front of the giant mural inside this restaurant, super fun!
Hotel Santika Premiere Malang
Talking about plans to stay in Malang won’t be complete without one located on the city axis, precisely on Jl. Lt. Gen. Sutoyo No. 79, Lowokwaru, Malang.
Staying at Hotel Santika Premiere Malang is the same as pampering your tongue because it is located close to several culinary destinations in Malang. One of the most famous is Rumah Makan Kerta Sari, which was established in 1972. In this restaurant, which is thick with old-fashioned nuances, you can enjoy various Indonesian culinary delights, including the famous Malang egg tofu. Shifting a bit, there is the Gang Djangkrik Depot which is no less legendary and has been around since 1960 which serves cwi mie as its mainstay menu.
Depot Gang Djangrik is a Chinese food restaurant that was originally established on Jalan Kawi, Malang City. It is called “Gang Djangrik” because originally this restaurant was in an alley with lots of cricket sellers around it. I don’t think anyone would have thought that this humble restaurant would continue to grow and currently has 7 branches spread across Malang, Surabaya and Bali, super fun.
Hotel Aria Gajayana
Having the same location as Mall Olympic Garden which is touted as the biggest mall in Malang City, offers a pleasant stay experience at an affordable price. You can even enjoy a Suite room with an area of 52 m2 starting from IDR 500,000.
Apart from its direct access to the mall which makes it easier to wash your eyes, Hotel Aria Gajayana is also located near the Gajayana Stadium which is equipped with various sports facilities, from basketball courts, tennis courts, to jogging tracks. Perfect for sports enthusiasts!
Don’t forget to swim or relax in the swimming pool which has a view of the city of Malang. If you get bored of swimming, you can try the gym and spa facilities around the pool.
HARRIS Hotel & Conventions Malang
If Malang is your travel destination with your family, try staying at . This hotel, which is located on Jl Ahmad Yani Utara Block C1, Malang, is indeed family friendly. Starting from the beautiful ambience to a number of facilities suitable for children.
The spot that you shouldn’t miss is the swimming pool area which is divided into 3 types: for adults, children and infant (children under 5 years old). Apart from that, your little ones can also play freely at the DINO Kids Club which is located right next to the children’s pool. For those of you who want to relax, just book the HARRIS Spa service, a traditional Javanese treatment that is sure to really make you fresh again!
Atria Hotel Malang
is the answer for those of you who want to stay in a hotel with luxurious facilities at low prices. Malang’s popular tourist destination, Brawijaya Edu Park, you can reach with a five-minute drive from this hotel. This strategic location makes Atria Hotel Malang a target for tourists who want to enjoy the thrill of traveling in Malang City.
You don’t need to worry about the quality of the room. Even though it’s relatively cheap, Atria Hotel Malang offers rooms with complete facilities that cover an area of around 26 square meters. This hotel can be your choice of resting place after adventuring in Mount Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, the number one tourist destination in East Java. This hotel provides a variety of services and facilities, namely a restaurant, lounge, swimming pool, gym, body massage treatments, meeting rooms, and a grand ballroom, super fun.
Culinary lovers will also be spoiled at this hotel. The reason is, Atria Hotel Malang is indeed famous for its delicious food. While in Malang, there’s nothing wrong with trying East Javanese food. One of the mainstays of Atria Hotel Malang is Nowar Agi Rakab alias Rawon Iga Bakar. This menu deliberately uses the typical language of Malang, known as the walikan language. The combination of tender grilled ribs and authentic rawon sauce will make you addicted to this one menu.
After eating well, burn your calories by swimming in the large swimming pool. In this area there are also various cute and Instagrammable spots that will make your feed more colorful!