The Pheonix Yogyakarta is colonial style city hotel in the heart of the city. It is a great base for exploring the city as the rooms are comfortable and there is a fabulous pool, so you can easily escape the bustling city.
Colonial hotel in the heart of the city
30 minutes from Prambanan Temple
Walking distance from Malioboro Street
Wonderful Swimming Pool
The Phoenix is an oasis of calm and tranquility right in the heart of bustling Yogyakarta. The hotel is an old colonial building combining European and Asian influence creating a sophisticated elegance of a bygone time.
The large pool is situated in the courtyard of the old wing with balconies looking down onto it and deck chairs dotted around, really nice for those who would like a swim after returning from Marliboro laden with shopping.
There are 143 rooms in total split between the old wing and the new wing, there are various options with different facilities and views. The two restaurants are both designated for the different buildings and guests can sit down for a delicious Indonesian meal.
This hotel is a great hub for those that would like to be city based while enjoying the surrounding countryside with its temples, volcanoes and castles during the day.
When to visit
If you are taking the train to Malang, ask The Phoenix for a packed lunch.
The Phoenix is located in the heart of Yogyakarta, close to the main shopping street of Malioboro. The city is known for its arts and culture and can also be a hub to visit two famous 9th century temples - Borobudur Temple and Prambanan Temple.
Borobudur Temple Tour
Borobudur Temple is one of the world's most magnificent monuments to Buddhism. Travel from your hotel with your guide and explore the temple complex, walking among its 500 Buddha statues.
Cycling Prambanan Village
This experience takes you first to the village of Kaliopak from where you will cycle to the Plaosan temple complex and Prambanan compound (the most exceptional Hindu complex in the country). Explore the grounds on foot and return to Kaliopak by bicycle.
Malang Tour and Temple
Spend a day immersed Dutch Heritage, temples and thriving markets in Malang. Begin with a visit to the Hindu-Buddhist Jaijaghu temple, then the stupa/temple at Sumberawan. Finally a trip to the bird and flower market ends with ice cream at Toko Oen cafe.
Sunrise and Bromo Trekking
Depart your hotel at 4am to be in time to witness sunrise from the rim of Mount Penanjakan. From here you will see dawn break over Mount Bromo, Mount Batok and Mount Semeru. The surrounding landscape offers an unforgettable backdrop to day break.