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What are the 10 best luxury hotels in East Java? Top hotels include Dialoog Hotel, Ciputra World Surabaya, Tugu Malang, Jiwa Jawa Resort Bromo, JW Marriott Surabaya, Mesastila Resort & Spa, Plataran Bromo, Shangri-La Surabaya, Sheraton Surabaya Hotel & Towers, The Singhasari Resort.
Wherever you decide to stay, in Indonesia or elsewhere, book through our luxury travel concierge. We offer free upgrades, free breakfast and free perks at hotels including Four Seasons, Hyatt, Marriott, Ritz-Carlton, InterContinental and more.
Typically, our complimentary benefits at luxury hotels include:
Room upgrade to the next category
Complimentary breakfast for two per bedroom
Free welcome gift
$100 equivalent hotel credit per room, per stay
Early check-in / late check-out (depending on availability)
Hotel Tugu Malang
A cool-weather city once dubbed the “Paris of Southeast Asia,” Malang sits 800 meters above sea level and is surrounded by lush green hills dotted with apple, tea and coffee plantations, waterfalls and tropical forests. It was once the town where all Dutch plantation masters retired to beautiful colonial homes. It is a perfect base for visiting the majestic Mount Bromo volcano and surrounded by Hindu temple ruins from centuries-old kingdoms.
Located in the heart of the old town, Tugu Malang overlooks the main monument of Indonesia’s struggle for independence and a beautiful park with lotus ponds. Tugu Malang houses a huge, priceless collection of antiques influenced by the Javanese Babah Peranakan (a hundred-year-old hybrid culture between the Chinese migrants in Java and the native Javanese).
Hotel Tugu Malang is the premier property of all Tugu Hotels in East Java. It was built and designed by the founder of all Tugu hotels to house Indonesia’s largest collection of antiques. It has legendaryly hosted every president in the country, world figures from politics and entertainment. It has been consistently listed as one of the finest and most unique hotels in the world.
Malang has its own airport that serves flights from Jakarta and Bali. Malang Airport is 30 minutes drive from Hotel Tugu Malang while Surabaya International Airport is 2.5 hours from Hotel Tugu Malang. Hotel Tugu Malang is also easily accessible by train from Jakarta, Jogjakarta, Surabaya, Banyuwangi and all cities in Java. The railway station is only 2 minutes away from Hotel Tugu Malang.