Archipelago International

NEO Hotels Take Over A Grand Cityhub Hotel In Surabaya

10 September 2015

Seen in the image : The exterior of Hotel NEO Gubeng, Surabaya Seen in the image : Superior room of Hotel NEO Gubeng, Surabaya

Jakarta, Sept 10th 2015 - Bringing the first Hotel NEO to the bustling city of Surabaya, Archipelago International has taken over the Grand Citihub Hotel in Gubeng and rebranded it to become the Hotel NEO Gubeng.

The Hotel NEO Gubeng Surabaya is a charming boutique budget hotel featuring 58 rooms over three different room types, complimented by two modern meeting rooms, a coffee shop connecting to a bright and aery lobby and ample of parking space. The Hotel underwent significant upgrades to fit the high standards for NEO Hotels and aims to target travelers who choose to travel on a sensitive budget but appreciate good design and amenities usually associated with more expensive hotels, such as top of the line beds, LCD TVs, mini bars, complimentary "Super Broadband" Wi-Fi of 100 Mbps throughout the entire hotel and IDD telephones.

Located in Gubeng close to the heart of Surabaya's city center, the hotel is only 33 minutes from the Juanda International Airport. For travelers who use rail transport, Hotel NEO Gubeng Surabaya can be also reached within 7 minutes via the Surabaya Gubeng Station. The hotel is also close to the city's famed shopping center, the Grand City Mall & Convex.

"Surabaya is Indonesia's second largest city and the capital of the East Java province. Its business travelers are demanding a higher level of service, facilities and professionalism from their accommodation. We are happy to be able to convert this hotel not only up to International standards, but also fitting our additional NEO brand features. I'm sure repeat visitors to this area will be very pleased with all the changes and our team looks forward to welcoming new guests as well", said Ms. Tenaiya Brookfield, VP of Sales and Marketing at Archipelago International.

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Seen in the image : The exterior of Hotel NEO Gubeng, Surabaya.

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Seen in the image : Superior room of Hotel NEO Gubeng, Surabaya.

About Hotel NEO

The new NEO concept aims to open doors to a world of wellbeing and sensual satisfaction. Designed in a stylish and contemporary style befitting the latest trends in hotel design, NEO Hotels offer uncluttered open spaces for an atmosphere of relaxation and tranquility within these chic yet reasonably priced new-build hotels and resorts.

The brand has been described as "hip and new" with aesthetics reminiscent of cutting-edge fashion designs. Customer Focus Groups have credited Archipelago International for "bringing sexy back", hailing NEO Hotels as a brand fit for savvy young travelers and Generation Y parents alike. Images of NEO Hotels can be found at their website:

About Archipelago International

Archipelago International is one of Indonesia's leading hotel operators with a portfolio of over 100 hotels and 15,000 rooms. As a continually expanding brand, Archipelago International has a development pipeline exceeding 100 properties in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia.

Archipelago International brands include: favehotel, NEO, Quest, Harper, Aston Alana and Kamuela. Archipelago International's properties range from ultra-luxurious villas with private pools to select-service, economy-class hotels to serviced-apartment residences, thus offering Indonesia's largest and most comprehensive hospitality network.


For further information and images please contact:
Dina Yudhari
Regional Marketing & Communications Manager - Central Indonesia
Archipelago International
Managing – Aston, Alana, Kamuela, Harper, Quest, Quest Vibe, Neo, Fave

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