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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was our second time at Kayu Arum, it's definitely the best place to stay in Salatiga. The pro's - beautiful setting, lovely grounds and buildings. The con's - always very slow service. 15 minute waiting for a cup of coffee. The food is generally ok, but again could be better. The rooms are really nice but because of the...

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

such a refreshing experience spending 2 nights here. classic javanese style, well maintained gardens, nice pool. kids loved the big chess table at the cafe. generous breakfast portions and quite delicious.

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GM_KayuArum, General Manager at Kayu Arum Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kwidayanti, Warmest Greetings from Kayu Arum Resort. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of your stay here at Kayu Arum Resort. We are delighted to learn that you had a memorable stay with family, ambience, food and the caring service of our staff. We are pleased to hear that everything has met with your expectation...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only had one night here so it is difficult to say a lot about it.The food was ok but the service could have been better. Breakfast does not open until 7 am so if you have an early start it could be awkward. The room was large and a lovely balcony overlooking gardens and the fridge had soft drinks...

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GM_KayuArum, General Manager at Kayu Arum Resort, responded to this review

Dear 918teresah, Warmest greeting from Kayu Arum Resort... Thank you very much for your review on TripAdvisor and shared experiences during your stay with us, regarding breakfast time is absolutely on request at anytime you wish to have breakfast due to our restaurant open for 24 hours, unfortunately safe is only on request. Apologize for you inconveniences and few points...

Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This quiet, family owned resort, located almost in the exact centre of Java, with its magnificient tropical garden and its "Tempo Doeloe" styled buildings is worth staying more than one or just a few relaxing days. Its dedicated and hospitable staff, always ready to accommodate their guests' non-standard requests, surpassed my expectations again by arranging a very special experience of...

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GM_KayuArum, General Manager at Kayu Arum Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Peter Schultze, Warmest greeting from Kayu Arum Resort ... Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of your stop in Central Java at Kayu Arum Resort at the second time as your second home for 26 nights , which has become a memorable and delightful experience through the caring service of our staff. Your description...

Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Hotel is nice by salatiga standard. Located in quite hill side of salatiga. Not really a resort standard though. The hotel has large garden, but poorly maintain and bad mix of trees and flower. Breakfast is very2 basic, choice and taste wise. Rooms is in traditional javanese style, little bit dark, but interesting. Bathroom also traditional and has not nice...

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GM_KayuArum, General Manager at Kayu Arum Resort, responded to this review

Dear Imanmarvel, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of your stay here at Kayu Arum Resort. Apologize for any conveniences, any reviews of our guests are great input for our improvement of providing best services for every guest. We look forward to welcoming you again during your next visit. Gracefully Yours, Markus Kartono General Manager

Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This our 2 nd stay in this hotel The green atmosphere is still everywhere Some new plants&garden,very well maintaned. We can swim ,do litle jogging in hotel area. The food is nice with beautiful platting. Thanks All staffs.

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GM_KayuArum, General Manager at Kayu Arum Resort, responded to this review

Dear Pipin H, Warmest greeting from Kayu Arum Resort... Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of your stay here at Kayu Arum Resort. A concept of offering guest experiences that is reminiscent to the true Javanese character charm with a setting of verdant natural beauty of lush tropical green gardens, as bliss for body and mind....

Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is a very comfortable relaxing place to stay. Quiet and beautiful. Massage in the spa was excellent. The main point that made my visit excellent was the very helpful front desk staff. They were some of the best I've run into in a long time. They went above and beyond to help me fix an error I had made...

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GM_KayuArum, General Manager at Kayu Arum Resort, responded to this review

Dear T O, Warmest greeting from Kayu Arum Resort... Thank you very much for taking the time to share your enthusiastic review of your memorable stay with us. We are glad to learn that you liked so much the ambience, and the caring service of our dedicated staff. We will share your raving comments with them for their encouragement to...

Jakarta
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Its truly a hidden gem in Central Java. Visited Kayu Arum several times for business, family with kids and with my spouse. We love everything about it, the rooms, the food, the gardens, service, and anything you can expect from a resort/hotel. I strongly recommend Kayu Arum for anyone visiting Salatiga and Central Java...

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GM_KayuArum, General Manager at Kayu Arum Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr.Teddy_dwitama, Warmest greeting from Kayu Arum Resort Salatiga... Thank you for taking the time to share your experience during your stay at Kayu Arum Resort which has become a memorable and delightful experience through the caring service of our staff.The entire staff is joining me in welcoming you again for another inspiring experience here at Kayu Arum Resort with...

Boston, Ma
Reviewed 17 September 2016

My boyfriend and I decided to make an overnight stop in Salatiga on our way to Semarang from Solo. As this is not a big city, there weren't many selections and we decided on Kayu Arum. The name simply was why. It has a touch of traditional and locality to it. It was a good choice, I must say. The...

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GM_KayuArum, General Manager at Kayu Arum Resort, responded to this review

Dear CNoodle, Warmest greeting from Kayu Arum Resort Salatiga... Thank you for sharing your experience at Kayu Arum Resort on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to hear that you had such a relaxing time and that our facilities and service were to your satisfaction, apologize for certain thing that did not match your expectation. We certainly look forward to welcoming you...

Reviewed 12 September 2016

Kayu Arum is built based on the concept of natural environment with natural materials. The hotel is colonial style with beautiful, spacious and well decorated rooms. The bathroom is huge and with an excellent shower. The bed is large, perfect hardness and with a choice of pillows. The restaurant is serving a very good breakfast with the choice of american,...

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GM_KayuArum, General Manager at Kayu Arum Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Bram C, Warmest greeting from Kayu Arum Resort... Thank you for taking the time to share your experience during your stay at Kayu Arum Resort which has become a memorable and delightful experience through the caring service of our staff. Your description of an idyllic ambience has particularly pleased us as we are trying to create a feeling...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally situated approximately 700 meters above sea level, on 5,200 square meters and 15 minutes from downtown Salatiga, Kayu Arum Lounge & Spa is a stylish boutique lounge within a picturesque setting. This resort is nestled in a lush tropical garden. Its sparking pool provides a refreshing place of solitude in Salatiga--which was considered to be one of the most beautiful towns during the Dutch colonial period. Kayu Arum Lounge & Spa was designed with an Indonesian theme. Simple lines and materials such as stone, rich wood and local fabrics have been used in the construction and decor. Kayu Arum offers unique facilities such an elegant lounge for relaxation, an intimate dining room, luxurious guest house accommodations, an advanced and sophisticated business center, a modern and full equipped meeting room for seminars or conferences, and impressive gardens for private parties for up to 1000 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kayu Arum Resort

Address: Jln. Magersari | Tegalrejo, Salatiga 50733, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Java > Central Java > Salatiga
Price Range: £39 - £50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kayu Arum Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 42
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“Probably quietest: garden side, upper floor”
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  • ... after the rain
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  • office with a view
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“All rooms have something special, so just pick one”
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“Rates range from standard to deluxe, the deluxe larger being the only difference noted”
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“The upper level outside view rooms have city views with with the classic silhouettes of the famous vulcanoes in the distance.”
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  • office with a view
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