Tugu Malang Hotel
The culture of Malang is fascinating and captivating.
Malang, a cool-weathered town once dubbed ‘the Paris of Southeast Asia’, 800 meters above the sea level is surrounded by lush rolling green hills of apple, tea, coffee plantations, waterfalls and tropical forests. It was once the town where all the Dutch plantation masters retired in beautiful colonial houses. It is a perfect base for visiting the majestic volcano Mount Bromo, and is surrounded by Hindu temples ruins from centuries-old kingdoms.
Tugu Malang is located at the heart of the old town, looking out to the main monument of Indonesia’s struggle for independence and a beautiful lotus pond park. Tugu Malang 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). Tugu Malang is more than just a hotel; it has become most indigenous, most essential in experiencing the beautiful richness of the history of Java.
Hotel Tugu Malang is the first property of all Tugu Hotels, built and designed by the founder of all Tugu hotels to house the largest antique collection in Indonesia. It 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.
Malang has its own airport servicing flights from Jakarta and Bali. Malang airport is 30 minutes drive from Hotel Tugu Malang, whereas the international airport of Surabaya is 2.5 hours from Hotel Tugu Malang. Hotel Tugu Malang is also easily reachable by train from Jakarta, Jogjakarta, Surabaya, Banyuwangi and all cities in Java. The train station is only 2 minutes from Hotel Tugu Malang.