Best Western Hotels & Resorts has opened an impressive new upscale hotel on the Indonesian island of Batam, just a short ferry ride from Singapore.Best Western Premier Panbil is ideally located in Batam’s Panbil Industrial Estate, a major commercial and residential area just 14kilometers from Hang Nadim Airport and 15 kilometers from the International Ferry Terminal.
Rising elegantly into the sky, this eye-catching hotel offers a collection of 233 contemporary rooms and suites, all of which are stylish, spacious and feature floor-to-ceiling windows that showcase stunning views of Batam and the Malacca Strait.
Guests have a wealth of facilities to enjoy during their stay, including a glorious outdoor pool, an indulgent spa and a modern fitness center. Dining at Best Western Premier Panbil is a real pleasure, with a ground floor restaurant providing local and international dishes throughout the day and a spectacular rooftop restaurant serving exquisite cuisine accompanied by panoramic vistas. For further entertainment, there is also a karaoke room.
Best Western Premier Panbil is expected to become a hub for business and social events, with extensive, cutting-edge function space including a large ballroom. Corporate guests can also take advantage of professional services at the business center, and Wi-Fi is free-of-charge throughout the hotel.
“With its close proximity to Singapore and status as a free trade zone, Batam has experienced incredible growth in recent years,” said Olivier Berrivin, Best Western’s Managing Director of International Operations – Asia. “It is now a major economic gateway to Indonesia and the broader ASEAN region, and we are delighted to be able to provide Batam’s rising number of visitors with a new international upscale hotel that showcases the very best of our brand.”
“Best Western Premier Panbil is a sleek, state-of-the-art property that exemplifies the new era of Best Western hotels in Asia. With an array of high-end amenities for both business and leisure travelers, plus outstanding conference and banqueting facilities, I am confident that Best Western Premier Panbil will become one of the island’s most sought-after hotels,” Olivier added.
Best Western now operates 15 hotels across Indonesia, including locations in Jakarta, Bali, Surabaya, Solo, Bandung, Manado, Makassar, Malang, Palu, and now, Batam. Best Western Premier Panbil becomes the company’s second new Indonesian hotel to open this month, following the launch of the Best Western The Lagoon Hotel in Manado, Sulawesi.