Tugu Hotels & Restaurants are proud to announce its iconic property, Hotel Tugu Malang has been named Top 20 Best Hotels in Asia by Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2019. It is the publication’s 32nd and it is larger than ever, recording 600,000 registered voters rating nearly 10,000 hotels, resorts, and destination spas.
As one of only two hotels from Indonesia listed in the category, the awards signifies the essence of Hotel Tugu Malang – leading Indonesian hospitality presented through thoughtful services with a mission of bring back to life the art, culture, and history of bygone Indonesia. “We feel honored that the readers have voted for Hotel Tugu Malang. Our mission has always been to share with the world, the extraordinary history and diversity of Indonesian culture through design and experience that can only be found in Tugu,” said Lucienne Anhar, Managing Director of Tugu Hotels & Restaurants.
Hotel Tugu Malang is the first property from Tugu Hotels, a collection of luxury boutique hotels built and designed by the founder to house the largest antique assemblage in Indonesia that belongs to the owning family. The hotel has legendarily hosted every president of the country, world personalities in politics and entertainment, and has been constantly listed as one of the best and most unique hotels in the world.
Situated in the most important address of the city, the hotel looks out to the main monument of Indonesia’s struggle for independence and a beautiful lotus pond park. It houses a vast, priceless collection of antiques influenced by the Javanese Babah Peranakan (the hundreds-years-old mixed culture between the Chinese migrants in Java and the native Javanese). A destination on its own, Hotel Tugu Malang is more than just a hotel; it has become most indigenous, most essential way in experiencing the beautiful richness of the history of Java.