Batam Marriott Hotel Harbour Bay opens


While most people’s traveling plans are probably on hold, there’s no harm in bookmarking accommodation for a future vacation. If you’re considering Batam as a potential getaway, you might want to treat yourself to a luxurious stay at the island’s first five-star hotel, Batam Marriott Hotel Harbour Bay 

Opened on 1st October 2020, Batam Marriott Hotel Harbour Bay offers a number of conveniences, including an on-site gym, pool, and direct access to the popular Harbour Bay Ferry Terminal. 


Batam Marriott Hotel Harbour Bay is connected to Harbour Bay Ferry Terminal


Marriott Hotel Harbour Bay Batam
Image credit: @batammariottharbourbay

Batam Marriott Hotel Harbour Bay is a 35-minute car ride away from Batam’s Hang Nadim Airport. It boasts a spectacular seaside view, and offers direct access to the Harbour Bay Ferry Terminal. Once it’s safe to travel internationally, you can take a 40-minute ride to Singapore and enjoy a day trip there.

Double deluxe room
Double Deluxe Guest Room
Image credit: Marriott

There are just over 200 rooms here, including 11 suites. On average, spending a night at this 10-storey hotel would cost you around Rp. 1,300,000 (~USD88.57).

To stay fit during your stay, you can visit the 24-hour gym or go swimming in the outdoor infinity pool. In case you get a bit thirsty after a few laps, you can take a break at the Pool Bar, which has a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks on offer.

Goji Kitchen at Marriott Hotel Harbour Bay
Image credit: @gojikitchenbatam

Seafood fans wouldn’t want to miss the exquisite dishes and all-you-can-eat buffet offered by Goji Kitchen Batam. Fill your tummy with fresh tiger prawns and an assortment of sushi here. 


What to see and do around Batam


Nagoya Hill Shopping Mall Batam
Image credit: @nagoyahillbatam

If you feel like doing a little sightseeing in Batam, you can start with the Nagoya Hill Shopping Mall. It only takes 15 minutes to get there by car, and you can also have a look around the district.

Maha Vihara Duta Maitreya Monastery
Maha Vihara Duta Maitreya Monastery
Image adapted from: @kacbohac and @kacbohac

To get a glimpse of Batam’s culture, visit the Maha Vihara Duta Maitreya Monastery. It’s the largest Buddhist temple on the island, and it’s only located approximately 9KM from the hotel. 

Barelang Bridge Batam
Barelang Bridge
Image credit: @randiadity

Don’t forget to stop by Barelang Bridge, one of Batam’s most popular landmarks, and take tons of photos or take a late afternoon stroll in the area to see the bridge from different angles.

The bridge is located roughly 30KM from the hotel and it’ll take about 50 minutes to get there by car.


Marriott Hotel Harbour Bay, Batam 


COVID-induced restrictions have obviously made it difficult to travel freely for now. But if you do decide to book a night or two at Marriott Hotel Harbor Bay in future, remember to follow the hotel’s health guidelines such as social distancing, wearing face masks in the hotel, contactless check-in, and reduced capacity at the gym and pool. 

Address: Jalan Duyung, Kelurahan Sungai Jodoh, Kecamatan Batu Ampar, Batam 29453
Check-in time:  3PM
Telephone: 077857507999
Website

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Cover image adapted from: @batammariottharbourbay and @batammariottharbourbay

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