Yogyakarta – Tentrem

 5-stars hotels are spreading like fishes in Indonesia, especially in popular spots like Jakarta and Bali. But, have you ever heard of luxury Javanese hotel? Location: Yogyakarta Special District, Indonesia Ideal for: Family, business, foreign tourists Rate: start from USD 100 /room per night Luxury hotels around the world are normally operated by international hoteliers…

Singapore – Marina Bay Sands

I heard a rumour that they built this mega-structure in only a year. It was surprising, yet suspecting. Could they reach the hotel operation standard? Location: Marina, Singapore City, Singapore Ideal for: Family, group of tourists *not suitable for solo or business trip Rate: start from USD 500 /room per night Singapore is considered as…

Singapore – Klapsons

Staying in a boutique hotel is always fun. I stayed in Klapsons with some of my colleagues for company trip, and indeed, it was totally wicked.  Location: Chinatown, Singapore Ideal for: Business, short trip, young, creative people Rates: USD 200-500 per room Our group was divided into 3 rooms, and by the time we checked in,…

Bangkok: Eastin Grand Hotel

It was my first time going to Bangkok after avoiding it so many times. The city resembles Jakarta a lot, and I don’t really like living in here, so what’s the need of travelling there?  Location: Sathorn, Bangkok, Thailand Ideal for: Business, Family, Tourist Rates: USD 150 – 250 Website: Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn When…

Bali: W Retreat & Spa

I started my journey in Bali, and staying in this extraordinary resort is quite unforgettable, so I decided to pick this place as an opening.  Location: Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia Ideal for: Young couples, family with kids Rates: USD 500 – 1000 (Room); USD 1000 – 2000 (Villa) Website: W Retreat & Spa Seminyak The first thing…