Archipelago International

Archipelago International Opens Second Favehotel In Surabaya

28 February 2014

Exterior of favehotel Graha Agung – Surabaya Room of favehotel Graha Agung – Surabaya

February, 28th 2014 – Recently, after just having opened a new hotel in Bogor, favehotels continued its aggressive expansion with the opening of Surabaya’s 2nd favehotel, the favehotel Graha Agung.

Surabaya is Indonesia’s second largest city and the capital of the province of East Java with a metropolitan area population of over 5.6 million. Also known as "the city of heroes” thanks to the importance of the Battle of Surabaya in the Indonesian National Revolution and being the birthplace of Indonesia's first president, Soekarno, Surabaya is one of Indonesia’s most popular domestic and international travel destinations.

Located on Jalan Mayjen Yono Soewono in an newly sprung up neighborhood that has been hailed as one of the best urban development areas in Indonesia and dubbed as “The Singapore of Surabaya “, the hotel affords easy access to many regional banking headquarters, Surabaya’s factory belt, the Pakuwon Trade Center and GrahaFamily with its Golf Course, international school and reputable hospital.

The hotels 82 modern and functional guestrooms are basic select service hotel rooms focusing on facilities that are truly important to most travelers such as a contemporary-chic design, uncompromising standards of cleanliness on par with high end luxury hotels, superior top of the line Serta beds with soft high threat count cotton linen, fluffy and crisp towels, well lit bathrooms with large shower stalls and a minimum of 2 bar water pressure and the by travelers all over the world so highly valued complimentary, reliable and truly high speed WiFi access.

An eclectic all day café - restaurant, modern meeting facilities for smaller more intimate corporate affairs and ample of parking space round off the hotels offerings.

“favehotels recently won the Indonesian Best Budget Hotel Chain Award and this newest fave is a worthy ambassador embracing the brands philosophy that well designed hotels that work well do not need to be expensive and that select service hotels do not need to be boring “ commented Archipelago International’s Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Norbert Vas.

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Exterior of favehotel Graha Agung – Surabaya.

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Room of favehotel Graha Agung – Surabaya.

About favehotel
Since its inception in 2009, favehotels have been in the forefront of the budget hotel sector, redefining the industry’s standards for select service hotels. Imaginative design and mid-market features such as high quality bedding, complimentary high-speed internet access and LCD televisions have awarded the chain with a number of accolades, namely for their user friendly website that offers instant easy bookings and best rate guarantees for internet savvy customers.

favehotels currently operates 20 hotels throughout Indonesia and Malaysia out of which 8 are in Jakarta and 5 in Bali and has a development pipeline of more than 40 hotels in Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines.

favehotels recently won the “Indonesian Best Budget Hotel Chain Award” and aims to be Indonesia’s best in class as well as the largest and most consistent budget hotel chain promising uncompromising standards for cleanliness and safety, with a network covering the entire archipelago. The group has announced plans to open more than 30 new hotels within the coming 2 years.

About Archipelago International
Archipelago International is one of Indonesia’s leading hotel operators with an underlying portfolio of more than 70 hotels and 12,000 rooms. As a continually expanding brand, Archipelago International has a development pipeline exceeding 90 properties in Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia.

Archipelago International hotels operate under the hotel brands Grand Aston, Aston, Aston City, Alana, Harper, Quest, favehotels, NEO and Kamuela, ranging from ultra luxurious private pool villas to serviced apartments and select service economy class hotels, thus offering Indonesia’s vastest and most comprehensive hotel network.


For further information and images please contact:
Nita Janita Ekaniana
Public Relations Manager
Archipelago International
Managing - Aston, Alana, Harper, Quest, favehotel, NEO and Kamuela

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