A liv­ing mu­seum ho­tel with In­ter­na­tional ac­co­lades, a place to em­brace Royal history & legacy while en­joy­ing to­day’s lux­ury mod­ern com­fort

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The 5-star award win­ning ‘ Lux­ury Travel Guide’ & ‘ World Lux­ury Ho­tel Awards’, Royal Am­bar­rukmo Yo­gyakarta has the 247 rooms & suites - from Deluxe, Pre­miere, Ju­nior Suite, Ex­ec­u­tive Suite to Am­bar­rukmo Suite - re­mod­eled and fur­nished in mod­ern-el­e­gance style, fea­tur­ing pre­mium bed­ding with pil­low-top mat­tresses, Sal­va­tore Fer­rag­amo bath­room ameni­ties for suites. All rooms with pri­vate bal­cony, com­mand­ing views of Mer­api Vol­cano, Royal garden or the city, and state-of-art fa­cil­i­ties.

In the last cen­tury, the ho­tel had achieved its iconic sta­tus not only for its pi­o­neer­ing lux­ury ho­tel and home to many first, but also for be­ing a sym­bol of ur­ban cul­ture in Yo­gyakarta. To­day, Royal Am­bar­rukmo Yo­gyakarta emerges as a lux­ury ac­com­mo­da­tion where moder­nity is keep­ing up re­gal tra­di­tions. Lo­cated just 7 km or 10 min­utes away from the Adis­u­cipto In­ter­na­tional Air­port or to the down­town, the Am­bar­rukmo, an in­te­gral leisure & MICE des­ti­na­tion com­pris­ing the award-win­ning 5-star ho­tel Royal Am­bar­rukmo Yo­gyakarta, up­scale shop­ping mall Plaza Am­bar­rukmo, her­itage site Keda­ton Am­bar­rukmo com­plex, an au­then­tic Nurkad­hatyan The Rit­ual Spa and a large space of con­ven­tions at The Ka­sul­tanan Ball­room.

Set in mod­ern com­fort and cozy am­bi­ence, all Food & Bev­er­age out­lets of­fers mouth­wa­ter­ing cui­sine com­bined with a pre­cious ex­pe­ri­ence of Ja­vanese her­itage recipes, pro­vid­ing an un­par­al­leled culi­nary ex­pe­ri­ence. Lobby Lounge & Bar opens for guests to en­joy a day in a friendly charm and an evening with live mu­sic per­for­mance. Royal Restau­rant as the all-day-din­ing venue pro­vides the best break­fast buf­fet and higher state of lunch & din­ner menu selec­tions. The newly opened, Pu­nika Deli, giv­ing space to guests en­joy­ing the top choice Deli in town as well as high-qual­ity cof­fee, tea leafs & home­made ge­lato. Speak­ing of venue for the ut­most & gor­geous lo­ca­tion of pri­vate gath­er­ing or in­ti­mate lun­cheon to din­ner, Royal Am­bar­rukmo Yo­gyakarta also ar­range Gadri ( once a place for Sul­tan’s din­ing room), Bale Kam­bang (the minia­ture of wa­ter cas­tle and med­i­ta­tion tower). Pen­dopo Agung (Sul­tan’s liv­ing room & meet­ing space) and Royal garden – to be a high­light for guests who live up Roy­alty life.

Yo­gyakarta is a trend­ing place for MICE des­ti­na­tions and Royal Am­bar­rukmo is the most cel­e­brated venue of all. Its cul­tural her­itage col­lide with mod­ern fa­cil­i­ties at­tract var­i­ous or­ga­ni­za­tions to hold func­tions in this his­toric ho­tel. The Kara­ton Ball­room at the 8th floor in 608 sqm with 6 me­ters ceil­ing pro­vides a stun­ning space for more than 800 peo­ple. Keda­ton Am­bar­rukmo, a her­itage site built in 1857 as a Royal res­i­dence, now it has been care­fully re­stored, could host as a mul­ti­pur­pose venue, a home to few se­lects activities as well as a per­sonal and cor­po­rate gath­er­ings. The Ka­sul­tanan Ball­room is the brand new ad­di­tion to the vicin­ity, with size of 1,500 sqm, 9 me­ters ceil­ing, built-in large stage, a pre-func­tion room, a large foyer and high-tech de­vices – the lux­ury ball­room can ac­com­mo­date up to 2,000 peo­ple.

Royal Am­bar­rukmo Yo­gyakarta is a home to ad­mire Ja­vanese Royal legacy, var­i­ous an­cient Royal cus­toms and tra­di­tions. As a Royal Palace Res­i­dence in the 18th cen­tury, Keda­ton Am­bar­rukmo is a minia­ture model of the Sul­tan’s main palace. To­day, in the at­tempt to main­tain its spirit, the site is re­stores and kept alive with cul­tural per­for­mances, com­mu­nity activities and a ded­i­cated mu­seum. Weekly cul­tural, cer­e­mony & life­style are in­clude Bam­boo Flute class ev­ery Mon­day noon, Ja­vanese Dance Class ev­ery Tues­day, Batik Paint­ing on 3rd week of Wed­nes­day, Vi­olin Cham­ber ev­ery Thurs­day, Jem­par­ingan archery and Pate­han Royal Hi-tea on Fri­day noon also Morn­ing Yoga at Bale Kam­bang on Satur­day.

Be it busi­ness or a leisure trip, Royal Am­bar­rukmo Yo­gyakarta awaits dis­cern­ing guests with open-heart and mind to re­veal its true charm.

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