Best Western has opened its first hotel in the
city of Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia.
The newly-built Best
Western Star Hotel is located in the centre of Semarang's business
district, within each reach of government offices and corporate
At 28 floors in height, the hotel has become a gleaming new
landmark on Semarang skyline, and offers a range of rooms and
facilities catering to the increasing number of visitors to this
up-and-coming business hub.
The hotel's 258
rooms and suites feature wall-mounted
HD LCD televisions, Blu-Ray DVD players and MP3 alarm clock
radios, while some rooms also come with microwaves and mini
Rooms offer views of either the city or the Java Sea, and
as with all Best Western hotels, Wi-Fi is complimentary in all
Best Western Star Hotel will also
become a new entertainment hub in the city, with the rooftop sky
pool bar offering a chilled-out venue for
evening cocktails and snacks.
For a more formal dining
experience, the second floor Prima Restaurant serves local and
The hotel also offers
extensive conference and banqueting space, with nine separate
meeting rooms covering more than 620m². The largest - the Catleya
Ballroom - can hold 180 guests.
“As we enter 2013,
Indonesia will become a key part of our Asian expansion strategy,”
said Glenn de Souza, Best Western International’s Vice President
International Operations – Asia & the Middle East. “This year we
plan to add at least 12 new hotels to our Indonesian collection,
encompassing many of the country's fast-growing cities. Semarang, with its expanding population of more than a
million people and increasing importance as a region business hub,
is one of these cities. We are delighted to welcome Best Western
Star Hotel to the Best Western family.”
Best Western plans to more than
quadruple its portfolio in Indonesia over the next three years.
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