Holiday Inn Batam
The Holiday Inn provided a relaxing weekend getaway for my family in December 2011. The pool and facilities were adequate and the hotel room was very spacious.
It did however have a damp smelling carpet and we had to use fabreez to change the smell.
We went to a local supermarket via free shuttle bus and bought most of what we needed. The shopping mall was dated but had good eating options and it was reasonably priced.
Best of the Best
Fantastic. Nothing to complain. Affordable rates for an apartment of 2 bedroom is at $86/pax,nite inclusive of ferry trip. Highly recommended. Its far from the town area though. But u can book a cab for $50/day to bring you ard the island.
Unique Quality: Clean, spacious, overlooking the pool. The pool is great!!! The hotel also has a outdoor activities such as ATV rides, ping pong tables. Its more of a resort. The whole resort is beautiful and appealing. Ard the resort has little huts where you can just chill there with your ipod and a book. Its next door neighbour, Harris Resort offers parasailing, go kart and many other activities. Since we are all girls, and judging from the island's reputation, it is actually a very safe place to stay.
Good buffet meals
We've gone twice, both times we had a room with ensuite facilities. This hotel is fairly new and has spaciuos rooms.
Unique Quality: It is a popular venue for groups to have company seminars or events.
The main cafe offers very good food and sumptuous buffets.
There are a few pool tables, a billiard table and a Rec room. They screen movies too. There's a well-stocked library. Families who bring children can leave them for a few hours with the Kid's club to engage them for a few hours with cooking or art activities.
Intro to Indonesia
Just on the other side of the Singapore Straits lays Batam Island. The Holiday Inn is just a stone throw away from the Ferry Terminal serviced hourly from Singapore. My stay was a "little" excursion just to see what the other side of the Straits looked like.
Unique Quality: The hotel is situated in a garden area of 2.3 hectares and offers all amenities. Since I invited a group of people we took a 2 bed room suite that offered all amenities and was large and comfortable.
The hotel had a night club, several restaurants and an elegantly situated outdoor Jacuzzi and adjacent spa.
The hotel is generally designed for Asian guests wanting to get away for a weekend or week and the service was average and with a little training could have been better.
However since this was a short stay also comparing the rate we paid it was passable.
Directions: Transfers are available from the Ferry Terminal - about 5 minutes away.
Holiday Inn Batam
We've found that other people looking for this hotel also know it by these names:
- Batam Holiday Inn
- Holiday Inn Batam Hotel Batam
Address: Waterfront City, 29422, Indonesia
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Amenities at Holiday Inn Batam
- Swimming Pool
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Room Service
- Fitness Center
- Free Parking
- Business Services
- Kids Activities
- Shuttle Service
- Bar / Lounge
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