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The Best Places to Stay in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

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Updated: 22 December 2017

Yogyakarta’s strong cultural vibes do not reverberate only in the temples and historical sites. Choosing excellent accommodation will extend your cultural experience even further to the room you’re staying or your view in the morning. From budget boutique hotels to luxury establishments, discover the best places to stay in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Lokal Hotel

This hotel employs modest Javanese-inspired décor with a modern twist. Its bright geometric embellishments add a lot of charm to the modern-industrial space. You’ll be surprised to see endless stunning details in every corner and the friendliness of the staff will make you feel at home. The on-site Lokal Restaurant is also a charming place to eat and chill when you’re not out exploring the heritage city.

Greenhost Prawirotaman

This eco-friendly hotel bestows its guests with a lush and fresh atmosphere, thanks to its many gardens and plant-based décor that sweetly combines agriculture with craftsmanship. Other than plants, the interior is dominated also with earthy materials such as wooden furniture, as well as industrial-plastered walls. The elaborate eco-friendly concept extends to the hotel’s every aspect, even to the choice of toiletries and waste recycling. 

Adhisthana Hotel

At this hotel, you get to experience traditional Javanese taste with stunning urban flair. The white interior is embellished with statement decorations that induce a homey but modern ambience that feels both soothing and energising, yet trendy at the same time. Catering to every budget, Adhisthana offers a range of options from private to dorm rooms with equally awe-inspiring interior design.

The Phoenix Hotel

This luxury hotel in Yogyakarta will make you feel like a royal. From the elegant colonial building with luxe details to the lavish rooms and classy excursions abroad a vintage car, it offers you an all-round fancy getaway. Staying in this refined 1918 heritage building will surely go well with your overall cultural experience at the heart and soul of Indonesia.

Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta Hotel

The grandeur of this hotel is first reflected in the majestic, temple-inspired building that’s surrounded by its very own tropical jungle with lush palm trees and vegetation. And from the rooms, a magnificent garden view is a given, topped with lavish, classy interior. Guests can also enjoy a day out in the meticulously manicured gardens or at the vast golf course, swimming pool, or spa.

Plataran Borobudur Resort & Spa

Carrying the renowned Plataran brand, this establishment boasts not only the guaranteed luxury and quality of service, but also a prime location with the view of Borobudur Temple as a backdrop and Menoreh Hills as another. Surrounded by lush forests, Plataran Borobudur ensures its guests a private, intimate atmosphere with authentic Javanese regal vibe. Guests can also enjoy a private pool, spa, exquisite meals, lush gardens, and magical, cultural excursions.

Sheraton Mustika Yogyakarta

Located in the heart of the heritage city, Sheraton Mustika offers an oasis with everything you need to wind down after a fun day out. Its exquisite and perfectly-manicured garden leads to cosy daybeds and stunning nooks to relax. But you don’t even have to walk that far for a staggering scenery — just pick the room with the best view, including a volcano view and a private lagoon access.