EL Royal Hotel Kartika Wijaya will Pamper You with Picturesque Spots
TIMESINDONESIA, BATU – Are you looking for a hotel that gives you thick historical atmosphere as week picturesque view? El Royal Hotel Kartika Wijaya of Batu is the right answer for you.
Nestled in the heart of Batu, this hotel has such stunning design and architecture. This hotel has a thick colonial architecture. Yes, the building was more than a hundred year old.
The building was built in 1890's. It was being re-functioned for several times. The first time the building was built for a villa, then it was used as a formal residence.
This building was ever used as military base, an armory, public kitchen, and once was a military hospital. For that reasons, the design of the building has been renovated for several times.
Yet the main building remain the same. This building was firstly made as villa for Sarkies' family. The Sarkies are the one who owned the Hotel Oranje (Majapahit Hotel) Surabaya, Raffles Hotel Malaysia and Niagara Hotel of Lawang.
In the hotel, the portrait of Sarkies family was also hung upon the wall. On the main living room, there is Java map which was made of stained glass with European architecture.
"It has historical value, there are still lots of historical objects in the hotel," Sales Executif El Royale Hotel Kartika Wijaya Batu, Gilang Cahyo Utomo said.
The architecture as well the beautiful historical scene of El Royal Hotel Kartika Wijaya makes this Hotel a worth place to stay in Batu. You could take lots of selfie and capture nice moment in this magnificent building. (*)
|Publisher||: Rizal Dani|