Bali is to become the first location in Indonesia to
have a Holiday Inn resort. The beachfront Holiday Inn Resort Baruna Bali
is named after Baruna, the Balinese God of the Ocean.
Located on three hectares of
terraced tropical gardens and set to open in March, this
contemporary, Balinese-inspired resort features 195 guest rooms
and suites along a stretch of white sandy beach.
Appealing to families and couples alike, Holiday
Inn Resort Baruna Bali is situated in the secluded enclave of
Tuban, a 10-minute drive from the airport, and a short stroll to
the vibrant shopping and entertainment area of Kuta. It is also
only 30 minutes from Denpasar, Bali’s capital city, and 60 minutes
from Ubud, Bali’s artistic centre.
Holiday Inn Resort Baruna Bali will have several
categories of rooms which include Ocean rooms, Garden
rooms, Family Suites, Kid Suites and more. All the rooms will have
32” flat screen satellite TVs and Internet access.
resort will also have a new selection of eateries including “The
Beach” – a chill-out spot which has a direct
beach access with decks where guests can relax and enjoy stunning
A purpose-built spa, Tea Tree Spa, awaits guests
along with a fitness centre, and a kid’s club with extensive outdoor
play area. The resort will have its own resort hub which
will include a travel desk, mini mart, internet café, concierge
and ice cream & coffee kiosk.
There will also be a Departure Lounge which
provides departing guests with a space to relax prior to their
flight. The Departure Lounge offers showers, changing rooms,
lockers, safe deposit boxes, a 32- inch plasma TV, refreshments,
and reading materials.
“We are raising the bar and redefining the next
generation of Holiday Inn Resorts serving the next generation of
guests” said General Manager Stéphane Varoquier. “A new
self-confident generation guests are pushing the boundaries and
our resort though its amenities will meet their needs. We provide
a relaxing environment with affordable and modern facilities.”
General Manager Stéphane Varoquier has spent the
last nine years as IHG Regional Director, Hotel Finance & Business
Support, Southern Asia & Korea. His team includes Fiona Redman,
Executive Assistant Manager (EAM) for Food and Beverage and
Mayoshi Diah, Director of Sales and Marketing who was previously
working at InterContinental Jakarta MidPlaza for eight years and
was holding title of Director of Sales for three years.
IHG has five other properties in
Indonesia – InterContinental Jakarta Midplaza, InterContinental
Bali Resort, Crowne Plaza Jakarta, Holiday Inn Bandung and Holiday
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