Updated: May 20, 2020
Yogyakarta has a lot of accommodations to choose from and some of the neighbourhoods don’t offer much to visitors. That’s why we put together this epic guide for where to stay in Yogyakarta
1. The Phoenix Hotel
If there is only one place you can choose with your eyes closed, prepare to be treated like royalty at the Phoenix Hotel. Both locals and travelers would recommend this, and for a very good reason. The hotel dates back to the colonial era. The interior decoration is a combination of traditional Javanese and classical European style. Get swept away by its majestic feel, take a dip in the gorgeous swimming pool surrounded by the lofty building, and take perfectly chic Instagram pictures.
The hotel is also conveniently located near the tourist attractions in the city. Hotel facilities include a spa, swimming pool, fitness center, restaurant and a wine bar and not to mention that the breakfast is amazing. Staying in this refined 1918 heritage building will surely go well with your overall cultural experience at the heart and soul of Indonesia.
Address: Jl. Jenderal Sudirman No. 9, Yogyakarta Price: From S$84 / night
2. Hyatt Regency
Your stay can’t get more luxurious than at the Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta Hotel. The sprawling property definitely check all the boxes of a 5 stars hotel, with a breathtaking view that will steal your heart. The grandeur of this hotel is first reflected in the majestic, temple-inspired building that’s surrounded by its very own tropical 22 hectares of lush palm trees and vegetation.
he 5-star hotel goes all out when it comes to luxury and comfort with its grand and spacious rooms. If you opt for a more luxurious room, you can even have your own private balcony where you can relish the fresh air and greenery. You can also enjoy a day out in the meticulously manicured gardens or at the vast golf course, swimming pool, or spa.
Address: Jl. Palagan Tentara Pelajar, Yogyakarta Price: From S$91 / night
3. Sheraton Mustika Resort & Spa
Located in the heart of the heritage city, Sheraton Mustika offers an oasis with everything you need to relax after a fun day out. You will be taken aback by the palatial appearance of Sheraton Mustika. With fancy fountains, water cascades and gorgeous patios, this can be your very own palace grounds during your stay in Yogyakarta. And its exquisite and perfectly-manicured garden leads to cosy daybeds and stunning nooks to relax.
You can choose from garden view to volcano view rooms – where you can admire the stunning Mount Merapi from your room. Or why not just spend a few bucks more and get a lagoon access room, where you can jump right into the lagoon pool, directly from your own private balcony.
Address: Jl. Laksda Adisucipto Km 8.7, Yogyakarta Price: From S$91 / night
4. Grand Aston
Watch the city go by as you lounge on a stately sofa in these city view rooms. At the Grand Aston Yogyakarta, while the Presidential Suite and Suite rooms are on the expensive side, if you’d like to splurge, here’s where you should be putting your money. For a more budget-friendly option, get yourself a Superior Double! The beds are super softs and super comfortable. The ambience of the room provide a luxurious feeling that will attract your eyes.
You can spend your afternoons by the cool poolside with pretty lounge chairs, before hitting the spa. In the evenings, how about spending some time at the Sky Lounge to enjoy some of the choicest gourmet cuisines? You’ll feel you’re at the top of the world!
Address: Jl. Urip Sumoharjo No.37, Yogyakarta Price: From S$80 / night
5. Greenhost Boutique Hotel
Conveniently located in Yogyakarta, Greenhost Boutique Hotel Prawirotaman is a great base to start exploring this vibrant city. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations. This eco-friendly hotel bestows its guests with a lush and fresh atmosphere, thanks to its many gardens and plant-based décor that sweetly combines agriculture with craftsmanship.
Other than plants, the interior is dominated also with earthy materials such as wooden furniture, as well as industrial-plastered walls. The elaborate eco-friendly concept extends to the hotel’s every aspect, even to the choice of toiletries and waste recycling. Relaxing by the pool, a dinner in the Kitchen Gallery restaurant or do some shopping in the concept store at the hotel. Whatever your purpose of visit, Greenhost Boutique Hotel Prawirotaman is an excellent choice for your stay in Yogyakarta.
Address: Jl. Prawirotaman 2 No. 629, Yogyakarta Price: From S$64 / night
6. Lafayette Boutique Hotel
This boutique hotel could easily be one of the top-class hotels you would see along an majestic street in Paris – but it’s right here in Jogja! The striking white building gives you an impression of a classy A-list hotel. Enter in and you’ll be surprised by an elegant lobby with tall windows with graceful curtains, gothic chandeliers and comfy sofas.
The Parisian theme is evident in the gorgeous rooms, with intricate white furniture that will make you fall in love. If you don’t mind going a bit overboard with your budget, you can even stay in a Penthouse, and feel like you are in an episode of Gossip Girl! Take your sunnies and sun-hats along – the pool deck is perfect for sunbathing!
Address: Desa Manggung, Catur Tunggal, Yogyakarta Price: From S$108 / night
7. 101 Yogyakarta Tugu Hotel
The chic and trendy 101 Yogyakarta Tugu Hotel promises a very hip and modern accommodation on your Yogyakarta journey. If modish and flashy is your style, the hotel is perfect for your holiday. You’ll stay in rooms that are done in a very à la mode fashion, with chic wall murals and furnishings. And where better to fill your Instagram feed with style-icon moments than at the contemporary in-house cafes.
Enjoy mountain views from Merapi View rooms, or opt for our recommendation – the 101 Deluxe Pool Access rooms. Why walk all the way to the pool, when you can dive right into the water from your room, whenever you please? It’s absolutely value for money too!
Address: Jl. Margo Utomo No. 103, Yogyakarta Price: From S$65 / night
8. Adhisthana Hotel
Offering quality accommodations in the culture, restaurants, sightseeing district of Yogyakarta, Adhisthana Hotel is a popular pick for both business and leisure travelers. At this hotel, you get to experience traditional Javanese taste with stunning urban flair. The white interior is embellished with statement decorations that induce a homey but modern ambience that feels both soothing and energising, yet trendy at the same time.
Catering to every budget, Adhisthana offers a range of options from private to dorm rooms with equally awe-inspiring interior design. The hotel's outdoor pool, indoor pool, massage, garden are ideal places to relax and unwind after a busy day.
Address: Jl. Prawirotaman 2 No. 613, Yogyakarta Price: From S$36 / night