Aston Cirebon Hotel & Convention Center
The Aston Cirebon Hotel and Convention Center is a family-friendly four-star hotel, which looks and feels like a resort. It is located roughly five kilometers from the city’s main train station. Their complimentary shuttle takes guests back and forth between the hotel and Cirebon’s main attractions. They’ll book your train ticket for your and even pick you up from and drop you off at the station.
Upon arrival, the friendly staff greets you with refreshments. The tropical location is apparent by the palm trees surrounding the counter of the Oasis Bistro, which takes up much of the ground floor’s open area.
The hotel has 200 spacious rooms. The Superior rooms are 33 square meters (355 square feet), while the Suites are 72 square meters (775 square feet). The in-between options are the Junior Executive and Executive Rooms. The beds are neatly decorated with “WELCOME,” artfully drawn with palm leaves, while towels are carefully crafted into bears and other animals. In addition to standard 4-star hotel amenities; each room includes a safe, hairdryer, and mini bar. There are 32 smoking rooms available between the 9th and 10th floors. In all, there are 11 floors.
The Hotel Amenities
There’s a spa and health club, with the option of in-room massage as well. While you’re working out in the health club or getting a massage, you can drop your young ones off at the Aston Cirebon Kids Club, which is open daily from 7 to 7.
In the rear of the more than three-hectare property, there’s a large swimming pool with a depth ranging from 0.6 to 1.5 meters. In the middle of the pool is a small island with a palm tree. A dart board and pool table are just outside the rear entrance. Behind the pool, there’s a small soccer field, mini zoo, jogging track, papaya trees, and more.
Dining at the Hotel
For dining, the Oasis Bistro is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. In keeping with the family-friendly theme, it even has a kids dining corner. The breakfast buffet features different carts, giving it the feel of a cleaner version of hawker stalls. If you’re looking to unwind in the evening, the Osmosis Bar & Lounge is open from seven in the evening to one in the morning Monday through Saturday. There’s also Takebayashi, their Japanese-Korean fusion restaurant.
This post was partially sponsored by the Aston Cirebon Hotel & Convention Center.