Property Location Located in Bandung, Swiss-Belresort Dago Heritage is minutes from Dago Golf Course and West Java Culture Park. This resort is within close proximity of Dago Pakar and Parahyangan Catholic University. Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 161 air-conditioned rooms featuring LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include safes and electric kettles, and housekeeping is provided daily. Amenities Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities including an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Additional amenities at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. Dining Enjoy a meal at Swiss-Bell Kitchen, or stay in and take advantage of the resort's 24-hour room service. Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and an elevator (lift). Limited parking is available onsite.
Why Visit Bandung?
Bandung is the 3rd largest city in Indonesia and the capital of West Java, located approx. 87 miles southeast of Jakarta. The city sits in the plateau basin, and is surrounded by tea plantations and volcanoes. Bandung was developed with art deco and Dutch architectural styles during colonial rule, which is why the city is also known as “The Paris of Java”.
The Best Time to Visit Bandung
Bandung experiences a tropical monsoon climate. Temperature in the city remains fairly consistent, averaging at 82°F, night temperatures rarely drop lower than 57°F, with minimal seasonal temperature differences. Bandung’s wettest season falls between November and March; it’s driest in August and September.
Getting Around Bandung
Leaving the Airport
Husein Sastranegara International Airport (BDO) is a major airport in Bandung and serves domestic and regional flights. Located within the city, the airport is just under 3 miles from downtown Bandung, and over a mile away from Bandung Central Train Station. The most convenient way to leave Husein Sastranegara International Airport (BDO) is via taxi. Purchase a taxi ticket at the Airport Taxi counter outside arrivals. Ridesharing services Grab and Gojek are also available. The cheapest way to get from Husein Sastranegara International Airport (BDO) to Bandung’s city center is by the airport bus services: DAMRI and Transmetro Bandung.
Kertajati International Airport (KJT) is the major airport serving West Java Province, and is around 42 miles east of Bandung’s city center. The cheapest way to get from Kertajati International Airport (KJT) to Bandung’s city center is by the airport bus service: DAMRI. If you’re traveling to Bandung via Kertajati International Airport (KJT), please note that the closest hotel to the airport is located around 6 miles away.
Public Transport in Bandung
Bandung doesn’t offer metro or subway services, the primary mode of public transport is angkot minibuses, which serve multiple routes throughout the city. Bear in mind that angkot minibuses don’t use bus stations. To get on, simply hail for the driver from the side of the road. To get off, say “kiri,” which means “left” for the driver to stop.
The best way to get around Bandung is via Grab, Gojek, taxi, or to hire a driver for your travels.
Things to do in Bandung
Gedung Sate is one of the most distinctive buildings in Bandung. Built by the Dutch in the 1920’s, it now serves as the office to the West Java governor. The building is open to public, tourists can enjoy views of the city from the rooftop.
Bandung is well known for producing some of Indonesia’s best fabric. Shop till you drop at Pasar Baru. Factory outlets are located at Jalan Riau and Jalan Dago.
Don’t forget to indulge in the local cuisine, Sundanese food. Local delights include: Nasi Timbel, Gepuk, Batagor, Cireng, Combro, Sate Maranggi and more! The best way to eat your way through Bandung is by going on a food tour.
Kawah Putih, or “White Crater Lake” is around a 2-hour drive from Bandung’s city center. Catch a regular shuttle bus at the main entrance to bring you up to the crater. Be sure to visit tea plantations and strawberry farms nearby that are open to public.
Lembang, a village located just over 9 miles away from Bandung, is worth a visit. Spend the day visiting Bandung’s most famous active volcano crater, Tangkuban Prahu. Entry fees cost around US$14 from Monday to Friday, and US$21 during the weekend. Visit the Maribaya Waterfalls nearby to experience natural tree-lined mountainous waterfalls. Entry costs US$0.56, with an additional US$0.38 for access to the hot springs.