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Co-written by Sara Cao
Want to travel to a quirky place, but tired of the tourist crowds in Bali?
Why don’t you head on to the next famous spot in Indonesia – Bandung?
Bandung is not only great for its shopping, but just like Bali, you can actually find unique accommodations to stay in!
We have curated 10 accommodations in the City of Flowers and 4 accommodations in Garut, which is just a 2.5 hours drive away from Bandung, in case you’re feeling adventurous.
Trust us, you’ll fall in love with these special stays.
Note: The prices reflected below are the low season rates, and they exclude tax and service charges. Accommodation rates often change with room availability, and low or high seasons. We recommend double checking for the final prices before confirming your booking.
1. Immerse in local culture – Kamojang Green Hotel & Resort (From USD $66, Located in Garut)
A hidden paradise in Garut, Kamojang Green Hotel & Resort offers you an experience second to none.
There’s just something very inexplicable about this place – perhaps it’s the rejuvenating aura or the smell of crisp fresh air that is simply alluring.
The staff here at Kamojang Green Hotel & Resort are passionate about what they do and believe in providing quality customer service.
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Friendly and attentive, they are always willing to go the extra mile for you.
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Here, you can immerse yourself in traditional Sudanese village style living, with a mountainous view as your perfect backdrop.
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There are also various recreational activities such as fishing and watersports that you can enjoy.
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Surrounded by slopes of lush greenery and a gorgeous lake, Sapulidi is the best therapeutic place for you to recharge and get some peace and quiet away from the city.
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Where else can be more perfect for that much-yearned-for getaway with your loved one?
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The rooms are mostly made of wood, and even each room has a unique name – Putri No’ong, Kembang Desa, Congklak, and many more – all derived from Sundanese culture and folklores.
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3. Feed the deers and camp – Grafika Cikole
Grafika Cikole offers a unique and authentic ‘camping experience’, if you wish to experience the outdoors and nature, yet still enjoy the convenience and comfort of a hotel.
And if you really want to be literally in a tent, you can choose to stay in a comfy one with nice bedding.
This is the place to launch yourself into plenty of outdoor activities in the woods, and you can even feed the deers!
There are also plenty of kid-friendly activities – ranging from horse riding and flying fox, to tree top adventures and more!
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4. Feed the goldfish from your water villa – Kampung Sampireun Resort & Spa (From USD $153, located in Garut)
Tropical Garden Lust – that’s the theme of this resort.
You’ll know why when you rest your eyes on the water bungalows constructed from bamboos and coconut roofing.
In the morning, before breakfast, several canoes will cruise past your bungalow to bring the traditional snack Surabi (traditional pancake) to your villa balcony.
At night, you can have a candle light dinner by the lake with your loved one – how romantic is that?
And you can even feed goldfish from your balcony!
5. Step into the lake from your traditional villa – Danau Dariza Resort – Hotel (From USD $59, located in Garut)
At Danau Dariza, the steps from your villa lead directly into the man-made lake – almost like a water villa you can find in the Maldives.
The façade of the villas is decorated and designed with Indonesian traditional culture and heritage.
Don’t forget to make full use of the facilities – there’s a tennis court, kayaks and a swimming pool with slides.
And your kids will love the swan water bicycle rides on the lake!
6. Be transported to the Italian Renaissance – GH Universal Hotel
Located in the heart of Bandung, this classic European-style hotel will make you feel like you’re in Europe itself!
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With marble tiled floors and a rooftop café named Belle Vue, your trip to Bandung can’t be fancier.
Now here’s our crazy proposal – why don’t you save on those expensive plane tickets to Europe, and travel to Bandung instead?
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You can immerse in the same atmosphere at GH Universal.
There is even a pet inn, where you can play with the 60 dogs in the compound. Guess what, the dogs also get their own special pool to swim in!
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7. At the Vantage Point of the Valley – Dulang Resort and Resto (From USD $39)
Take a dip in the pool and unwind with a cocktail, as your eyes feast on a mesmerising view of paddy fields and city lights in the horizon.
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You can still enjoy the breathtaking view while dining on a patio hanging over the edge of the pool.
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As it’s on higher ground, you’ll be greeted with a morning mist when you wake.
The Dulang Resort is also designed to deliver the impression of a wooden cabin in the middle of nowhere – a perfect place to recharge.
8. Pick strawberries at your doorstep – Sawung Gawir Restaurant and Bungalow Ciwidey
Looking for an even more authentic experience with the Joglos?
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At Sawung Gawir, not only are the Joglos bungalow-styled, but the walls are also made of woven bamboos – very much like the real traditional thing in Indonesia.
You can even pick strawberries at the neighbouring farms!
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Each of these bungalows have a capacity for 6 persons.
9. Five-star traditional village experience – Jadul Adarapura Resort & Spa
This old-school beautiful village and resort showcases a rich culture of heritage, with original Javanese architecture that’s fully outfitted with five-star amenities.
The interior of the place is also adorned with Javanese designs and furniture, so you can get an authentic Javanese experience during your stay.
Are you tempted already?
10. Stay in a Liverpool-themed hotel – Stevie G Hotel
Regardless of whether you are a Liverpool fan, you can find the answer to a perfect getaway at the Stevie G Hotel.
The hotel owner is a huge fan of the Reds, and therefore named the hotel in honour of the Antfield captain – Steven Gerrard.
But even if you don’t know and don’t care about soccer, you’ll still be charmed by the quirky-themed rooms.
And check out the pair of sheep at the lobby!
How much more random can it get?
11. Over the mountains and valley – Vila Air Natural Resort
Located in a valley between Mt. Burangrang and Mt. Tangkuban Perahu, Vila Air is the ideal retreat from the heat and the busy city.
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With rates starting from only USD $190 for a room for six people, this is the perfect choice for you and your friends or family!
With its open-air design and private terrace for each villa, the place feels like it’s made for tranquillity.
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From your villa, you can also overlook the panoramic vistas of the Tangkuban Perahu Mountain.
12. Travel back in time – Imah Seniman Resort
The suites and villas here are designed to resemble traditional Java-style joglos, even in their interior and decor!
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Surrounded by lush greenery, it’s guaranteed to be the best city-escape in Bandung.
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Truly serenity at its best.
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13. Chill atop the lotus pond – Kampung Sumber Alam (From USD $44, located in Garut)
Who says you can’t stay in a water villa in Garut?
At Kampung Sumber Alam, the bungalows overlook the lotus pond – a beautiful sight to calm the mind and the body.
Bask in the lush greenery and scenery – this is where time truly stands still.