Hotel Tugu Blitar, unprecedentedly the best hotel and restaurant in Blitar, East Java, is housed in a colonial East Javanese mansion that was built in the 1850s, making it the oldest hotel in Indonesia, with giant white-washed pillars, furniture from the late 19th century and the early 20th century, nostalgic photographs and elegant chandeliers.
To discover the real, unspoiled East Java means a visit to the town and surroundings of Blitar, where most of the remains of Majapahit Kingdom still stand timeless, surrounded by tropical landscape and countryside scenery. It also has a romantic flair of the early days of Indonesia; in fact Blitar is where Soekarno, Indonesia’s first president who proclaimed the independence of this country, was born and buried.
Tugu Blitar’s 56 charming suites and rooms are artfully designed with inspirations from the colonial era, and East Javanese and equipped with modern amenities. The hotel is extended to Hotel Sri Lestari, one of the first hotel buildings in Indonesia. All rooms capture optimal sunlight with an exterior view of the beautiful backyard. Each room features classic décor with one king bed or two double beds and marble bathrooms. The quiet location offers serene calmness and relaxation after a long day exploring the city.
Having been awarded by the local government for its uncompromised quality, the restaurants are undoubtedly the finest and most romantic in town. Exuding an exotic East Javanese atmosphere from the Dutch colonial era, dining here is served like nowhere else. It is more than a meal; it’s a rare, unique experience that brings you to travel to the romantic eras of Indonesia centuries ago.
The Colony restaurant serves the best dining in town, ranging from traditional Indonesian, Chinese and European cuisines, and was given awards by the local government for its uncompromised quality. The restaurant has an exotic East Javanese atmosphere from the Dutch colonial era, characterized by giant white-washed pillars, furniture of the similar period, and candles every evening.
Waroeng Jawa is a popular local meeting point especially in the late afternoon, where guests gather for afternoon tea and cakes (complimentary for in-house guests). A humble traditional Javanese–style stall lit by oil lamps, featuring a variety of traditional snacks and cakes as well as a vast choice of local tea, coffee or herbal drinks with the warmest Javanese hospitality.
LALI DJIWA HERITAGE SPA
Embark on your individual path to rejuvenation through the ancient Javanese method of spa therapy, rituals and concoction. Using only natural herbs and spices, our therapists are versed in the traditional healing techniques, following the ancient tradition from centuries ago. Relax and unwind, enjoy a sense of peace, and achieve the balance of body, mind and spirit.
Lali Djiwa Heritage Spa will connect you to the secrets of the ancient mystical Java: authentic treatments from ancient Indonesian traditions that combined aspects of spirituality with the physical healing arts to achieve the ultimate balance of mind, body and soul.
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