Best Hotels in Kendari, the Capital of Southeast Sulawesi


Kendari is the capital of Southeast Sulawesi Province. Located on the eastern part of the province, this city nestled well into the similarly named bay. In term of tourism, this city is great if you love naturally white sandy beach and small exotic islands. There are also many great hotels in Kendari already.

The facade of Fortune Front. via Instagram/frontonekendari

Even though it has a title of the capital of the province, this city is not the gateway to the many wonderful destinations in Southeast Sulawesi. However, there are lots of beaches and small wonderful islands you can explore in this city. For the accommodations, there are several hotels in Kendari that will satisfy your needs.

Swiss Belhotel

The swimming pool of Swiss Belhotel. via Instagram/swissbelkendari

Only 30 minutes away from Haluoleo Airport, this hotel can be your best choice in the city. Each guestroom features air conditioner, flat-screen TV, and private bathroom. Additionally, the rooms also have a wonderful view of the bay. Moreover, you can also enjoy a 24-hour front desk service, free Wi-Fi, and private parking. Rates at this hotel start at IDR445K per night. Finally, the address is at Jalan Edi Sabara No.88, Lahundape, Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi.

Fortune Front One

The pool of Fortune Front One Kendari. via Instagram/frontonekendari

This three-star accommodation is one of the best value hotels in Kendari. An Asian breakfast is available every morning while the restaurant at the accommodation serves Indonesian cuisine. Furthermore, each guestroom is equipped with air conditioner, flat-screen television with satellite channels, and private bathroom. Rates at Fortune Front One start at IDR325K per night. Lastly, you can find this hotel at Jl. Kedondong No.889, Anduonohu, Poasia, Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi.

Athaya Hotel

A room at Athaya. via Instagram/athaya_hotel_kendari

This hotel is situated in the center of the city. In other words, you can get anywhere easily from this hotel. For example, Mandinga Mall, Kendari Harbor, and Haluoleo Airport is just a few minutes’ drives away. Meanwhile, the guestrooms here feature air conditioner, flat-screen TV, and private bathroom. There is even a free airport pick-up service. Rates ay Athaya Hotel start at IDR281K. Finally, Athaya Hotel is at Jl. Syech Yusuf No.100, Korumba, Mandonga, Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi.

Santika Jaya

A cafe at Santika Jaya Hotel. via Facebook/D’Social Cafe

This hotel is perfect if you are looking for halal accommodation. Even though they haven’t got their halal certification yet, they try their best to provide halal accommodation. Also, each guestroom has an air conditioner, closet, flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom. Furthermore, halal breakfast is available every morning. Rates at this hotel start from IDR245K per night. Lastly, this hotel is located at JL. By Pass Laode Hadi, Wowawanggu, Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi.

The restaurant at Swiss Belhotel. via Instagram/swissbelkendari

Visiting Kendari will be an interesting and fun experience, especially if you choose the most ideal hotel. Whether you want to enjoy the city only or want to explore more, you will need a good choice of hotels in Kendari.

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