Meliá Hotels International announced its thirteenth hotel in Indonesia, a spectacular property of INNSIDE brand that will be in Bandung, the fourth largest city in the country. The project will be inaugurated in 2017.
The INNSIDE Bandung combine facilities for business and leisure travelers and will have 233 rooms, children’s play area, gym, pool, restaurant and gardens.
The new unit will be part of The MAJ Collections Hotels & Residences, developed by The MAJ, owned by Ancora Group. The hotel will occupy one of two spectacular towers connected by a terrace, in Dago area, north of Bandung. The second tower will be residential apartments and an annex building with parking, a ballroom, meeting rooms, heliport and an amazing infinity pool on the roof.
The MAJ Collections Hotel & Residences will be the major reference point north of Bandung. Strategically located near the city’s biggest attractions, the development will be a space for young families looking to take root in Bandung and leisure travelers seeking the best hospitality in great location.
The President of Meliá Hotels International, Gabriel Escarrer, explained the elements that will make this a successful investment. “The dynamism of this city and Dago region, with the top quality, spectacular design of the hotel and the choice of the urban lifestyle brand, INNSIDE are certainly a winning combination that will generate prestige and recognition for both Melia as for hotel owners, “said Escarrer.
The addition of the new INNSIDE Bandung reinforces the presence of Meliá in major cities in Indonesia, showing that the hotel chain continues to see the country as one of the most important growth markets in Asia Pacific.
Most Meliá hotels in Southeast Asia are Indonesia: four open-nine to be inaugurated in 2016 and 2017. The company led by Gabriel Escarrer began its international expansion in this country with the Meliá Bali in 1986. Today, the network is present in cities such as Jakarta, Yogyakarta and Surabaya, as well as its portfolio of resort hotels in Bali and Bintan.
Asia will remain a company’s strategic focus in the coming years. The hotel chain now has nearly 30 hotels open or scheduled to open on the mainland, all under management contracts.