West Java is one of the provinces in Indonesia with a great, picturesque panorama. And Bogor is definitely one of them. And there, they have four parts of the city that has a lot of entertaining and enjoyable sites; Sentul, Bogor City, Puncak, and Rancamaya.
So if you are around the grounds and wanting to take a vacation or a weekend trip, this is the right place to go! You can also take your family down with you. Spend your vacation moments with your wife and children in this lovely “Rain City”, and enjoy the magnificent scenery of mountains, hills, and gardens.
Here are 17 perfect places for a fun weekend with your family in Bogor:
1 | The Alana Hotel & Conference Center
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This place will show you the charm of the local traditional design and culture. Located strategically in Sentul City, it only takes 10 minutes of driving from Bogor to get here. Provided with swimming pool, restaurant, bakery corner, spa, fitness center and conference center, this hotel is not only suitable for a family getaway, but also a perfect spot for doing business meetings. Come and comfort yourself down here for this is a very good place to have a vacation with your family and doing business with your partners!
2 | Aston Sentul Lake Resort & Conference Center
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Another place in Sentul that is equipped with a conference center, Aston Sentul is a hidden gem in the heart of Sentul City, Bogor. This is the best destination for leisure and family getaways.
You can enjoy the time escape for you and your family by dining with delightful menus in the restaurant there, play in the swimming pool or kiddie pool with your child, having fun activities at kids and family edutainment, sweating over in the sports center, or just relaxing the lake view.
Experience the breathtaking air; spoil your eyes with incredible green landscaping from the stunning view of mount Pancar, mount Gede and Mount Salak.
3 | Neo+ Green Savana Sentul City
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This hotel is ideally located in between Jakarta and Bogor, and within a walking distance to the Taman Budaya. This building also stands tall nearby to the Zoological Museum, Sentul Highland Golf Course, Jungleland and Alam Fantasy Park. Surrounded by tranquil nature including waterfalls, hot spring waters, and the mountains, this hotel is a perfect place for your relaxing getaway. And to complete the experience of magnificent views and surroundings, it is a very good idea to bring your family with you too. Pretty sure you will love your time here!
1 | Novotel Bogor Golf Resort & Convention Center
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Novotel Bogor Hotel, A retreat from the heart of Jakarta and reachable in only 50 minutes from the city. This place is surrounded by 5 hectares of tropical gardens, situated in the quiet Bogor Raya Golf Estate and adjacent to the area’s most prestigious 18 holes golf course. Set on the foot of many mountains and its fresh air makes this hotel one of the most popular holiday hotel destinations in Bogor, Indonesia. Rigged with 2 restaurants, 1 lounge bar, outdoor pool, pool bar, kids club, children playground, tennis court, fitness, and spa. You can have a romantic dinner with your wife in the lounge while your children are having fun activities at the kids club here!
2 | Grand Savero Hotel
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Located right in front of the famed Bogor Botanical Garden, Grand Savero Hotel Bogor offers a 4-star accommodation featuring an indoor swimming pool, free WiFi Access throughout the entire property and free on-site private parking guess. Only take a minute walk to Lippo Plaza Keboen Raya Bogor and 15 minutes walk from the property to Baranangsian Bus Station and Botani Square Shopping Center. It also offers you three on-site dining options; The Lotus Garden Restaurant, Iris Lounge and the rooftop Savero Sky Lounge. And the best thing about this hotel is its reasonable price. So, be sure to enjoy your weekend staying at this property!
3 | Amaroosa Royal Bogor
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This 4-star hotel in Bogor provides exceptional experiences for both business and leisure travelers. Located in a lovely area in the city center, the hotel enjoys a commanding position in the restaurant and shopping district and the family fun hub of Bogor. You can enjoy easy access to the Giant Botani Square, Suryakencana (Chinatown), Bogor Botanical Gardens, and everything that the lively city of Bogor has to offer. It also has fantastic facilities, including fitness center, indoor swimming pool, and massage service to help you unwind after an action-packed day in the city. This hotel is an excellent choice for you to stay in Bogor!
4 | 101 Bogor Suryakencana
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Perfectly located at the heart of Bogor’s Old Chinatown, the most preserved area in town known for its diverse heritage. The 101 Bogor Suryakencana was inspired by Art Deco, the quintessential combination of modern and traditional that is reflected through its interior and architectural design. Besides the scenery of city view, this property also provided with 2 restaurants, bike rental, gym & pool access, and kids club activities. Situated strategically among the points of interest of the area of the city, you can just take a walk to Kebun Raya Bogor, Bogor Presidential Palace, Shopping District, Kampung Pulo Geulis, and Bogor Botanical Museum. You can also experience a delish street culinary across Suryakencana while you spend your weekend in this hotel!
5 | Aston Bogor Hotel & Resort
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Aston Bogor, a perfect venue for weekend retreats. Just 30 minutes from Bogor Railway Station and 50 minutes driving from Jakarta, this hotel is ideally situated in ever-evolving Bogor Nirwana Residence Area. From this spot, you can explore Bogor city with ease of access to the Jungle Water Adventure Park, Bogor Bowling Center, Family Karaoke, Indoor Futsal Field, Mall and many more in the Orchard Walk Entertainment Center. And while you’re enjoying your weekend getaway here, you can also pamper yourself with an indulgent spa and relax in the outdoor gardens, three outdoor pools, and also the lounge & bar.
1 | Royal Safari Garden Resort & Convention Center
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Escape from the city to the cool mountain air and lush landscape of Puncak Highland. Located in Cisarua with an area of 14,000 sqm. Royal Safari Garden Resort and Convention offers a variety of recreational and educational activities for your family vacation at Water Park, terrarium, rabbit garden, hydroponic garden and mini golf course. This family-friendly property even features its own reptile area and bird park. Pony rides are also available. Other recreational facilities include the flying fox, tennis and badminton courts, as well as a fish spa and karaoke.
2 | Taman Safari Lodge
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Ideal for fun and relaxation, Taman Safari Lodge is located in the Puncak Pass area of Puncak. From this property, you can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. With the city’s main attraction such as Taman Safari, Gunung Mas Wisata Argo and Warung Kaleng are within close reach. And for the recreational facilities, this lodge is equipped with an outdoor pool, children’s playground, kiddie pool and wide gardens. Whatever your purpose of visit, Taman Safari Lodge is a very nice choice for your family vacation in Puncak.
3 | Plataran
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Located in the misty highlands of Puncak, West Java, Villa Puncak by Plataran offers a secluded yet convenient escape from the busy metropolis of city life to relax and recharge. The spacious private villas enclaved amid unrivaled natural beauty warmly invite families for a “home away from home” getaway experience, corporates for inspiring meetings and corporate retreats, or just simply a memorable city weekend escape. Immersed in the fresh air and breathtaking scenery, cozy villas at Villa Puncak by Plataran is completed with the pleasure of a private pool and outdoor patios positioned to enjoy soothing views of the forested mountains and riverfront. Come down and see it yourself. Bet you will love it!
4 | Royal Tulip Gunung Geulis Resort
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A 5-star Hotel in Puncak, Ciawi, and Royal Tulip Gunung Geulis Resort is the perfect place for good golf and a great holiday. It offers you 173 luxury rooms with a sweeping vista and fresh mountain air. The sprawling 450 hectares of mountain terrain blends naturally into the golf course, giving an ambiance that is both tranquil and rewarding. Its magnificent view of Mount Geulis and the greeneries of golf courts will ease off your busy mind. Come over and enjoy the environs here!
5 | Sahid Eminence Hotel Convention & Resort
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Sahid Eminence Ciloto is located in Jalan Hanjawar no.19, Ciloto, Puncak, around 150 meters from the main road toward to Kota Bunga. This 5-stars hotel provides facilities such as riverside restaurant, lounge & bar, rooftop restaurant, warm swimming pool on the 5th floor and swimming pool with water temperature on the ground floor, fitness center, spa, Jacuzzi, children playground, and 14 meeting rooms for a business and other events purposes. This property also completed by jogging track facility with beautiful nature view of 3 hectares rice field, mini zoo, birdcage and wedding chapel. What a great place for a family holiday!
6 | Pesona Alam Resort & Spa
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Settled on the top of the hill in Cisarua, Pesona Alam is a resort dedicated to providing the beauty of nature to the customers. Surrounded by beautiful pine forest with picture Perfect Mountain background, this slight resort & spa is the perfect getaway for you and your family from the hustle and bustle of the frantic city life. It also provides you with a bunch of facilities. You can enjoy your delicate meals at the Banyan Restaurant there or wind up with good beverages at Halimun Lounge. Relaxing at Berembun Spa while your children are playing at the kids club. Have some exercise at the gym or pool. Or just simply jog around the track! And after that, you can bring your family to a small adventure at the pine forest around the property.
7 | JSI Resort
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Jeep Station Indonesia, or known as JSI, is an off-road resort destination with all amenities on site. Located in Megamendung, Bogor, this place offers you over 70 rooms ranging from primitive to premium accommodations. If you have an adventurous soul, this is definitely the right place to bring your family to have a full adventurous experience with you. They offer a complete vacation experience that is primarily focused on outdoor experience. Numerous adventures are waiting for you in Jeep Station Indonesia!
1 | Amanuba Hotel & Resort Rancamaya
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Located around a 30 minutes drive from Bogor Botanical Garden, Amanuba Hotel & Resort Rancamaya offers fifty percent of the property is maintained in its natural state, ensuring stunning views over parks, fields, and breathtaking mountain vistas with an outdoor pool, a wedding chapel, rice fields. There, you will find an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and some traditional games. And as for dining options, this hotel offers its 3 on-site restaurants and bars. The Pool Lounge serves you Indonesian & Western dishes with views of beautiful swimming pool and rice fields. The Lounge is overlooking the lush garden serves afternoon tea and evening cocktail with live entertainment on the weekend. And The Pool Bar serves your refreshing beverages.
2 | R Hotel
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This one is a superb country estate experience and the ultimate destination for a weekend getaway with the family or your next corporate meeting. If you are tired of lazing around the hotel and longing for some action, you can find a range of leisure activities here! This Hotel offers families, couples and groups the perfect city getaway with the freedom to explore, play golf and tennis, swim and cycling. But if you just wanted to relax and enjoy your moment alone, you can also take luxurious long naps by the pool!
Those are some of the best places you can find in Bogor. Even if you are willing to have a road trip, you can ride along and visit all of those places by car. You can drive along for a family vacation and make it all to Sentul, Bogor City, Puncak, and Rancamaya. There is nothing can stop you now for having your dream getaway around the Wes Java. Have a nice trip!
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