A truly unique hotel that offers an experience like no other, Hotel Tugu Bali brings to life the romantic and forgotten tales of Bali and Java, it is home to one of the largest original art collections in Southeast Asia with mesmerizing artifacts ranging from Indonesia’s yesteryears. Helmed by Bali’s largest collector of fine Indonesian art, Anhar Setjadibrata, who has been collecting antiques since 1972. He has amassed an impressive array of antiquities that line the entire hotel with many artistic and cultural highlights such as guardian statues from the 12th century; a 150-year-old-wooden well; an immense 19th century marble table and so many more. Just taking a stroll through the hotel will evoke memories of historical Bali, very much a museum within a hotel, guests can learn and enjoy the absolute beautiful of the many artifacts on show integrated with the alluring architecture and interiors of the hotel.
Located just a stone throw away from the peaceful and pristine Canggu Beach, 45 minutes away from Ngurah Rai International Airport and just 20 minutes from the main shopping and dining district of Seminyak. Whether it’s relaxing on the beach and basking in the gorgeous Balinese sun or shopping at the fashion boutiques in chic Seminyak, guests are afforded with the luxury of sheer convenience during their stay.
Paying homage to tradition, the rooms are housed in classic thatched roof buildings. The ground floor Dedari suites comes with a private plunge pool and open air bathroom. As for the Renjang suites, an external spiral stairway leads guests up to the second floor with breathtaking ocean and sunset views.
Those looking for more spacious options there is the eclectic red-themed Puri Le Mayeur villa, which pays tribute to the romance between the Belgian painter Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur de Merprès and local Legong dancer Ni Polok, or the Walter Spies villa which is elegantly filled with the Dutch artist’s own memorabilia.
The well-appointed Renjang suites are ideal for couples looking for comfort and privacy, each individual suite is tucked away in lush tropical gardens and even a charming natural lotus pond facing the Indian Ocean offering absolute serenity to guests. The spacious rooms are fully air-conditioned and comes with amenities such as a mini bar, in-room safe, shower and traditionally designed four post king sized beds. Step into the balcony area and guests can enjoy the breeze from the comforts of their own room while sipping away on a cup of tea or munching on a snack, a separate spa area is located just right beside for those looking to have a private session and a unique sunken round bath to take a relaxing dip in.
Guests can enjoy a variety of dining options at Hotel Tugu Bali, with unparalleled emphasis on bringing about art, culture and romance of traditional Bali and Java, the food is prepared with just that in mind. As they strive for guests to understand the various aspects of the rich Indonesian culture, the setting, the ritual of service, atmosphere, presentation, traditions and history are taken in account to provide a holistic dining experience.
Another unique element which makes dining at Tugu Bali truly special is that guests are welcomed to dine whenever they choose within the property. Whether it is a romantic candlelight dinner, lunch in the gardens or breakfast at the comforts our your very own room, it can all be arranged accordingly. The breakfast menu is one to salivate over as well, with offerings ranging from International cuisine to authentic Babah Peranakan dishes such as Bubur Ayam Babah and Nasi Goreng Matahari Terbit.
An absolute must to dine in is at the impressive JI at Bale Sutra, a restored 300-year-old temple that is definitely one of the most beautiful dining rooms in the country. The restaurant serves a delicious fusion of Japanese and East Asian influence that specializes in the classical art of grilling as well as the finer arts of sushi.
The Waroeng Djamoe Spa affords guests tranquility and relaxation in a secluded environment amidst a serene atmosphere in order to truly calm one’s mind, body and soul. Offering traditional methods combined with luxurious authenticity, treatments such as the ‘Balinese Pijitan’ or the ‘Javanese Pijitan’ massage rejuvenates and improves the well-being of both mind and body.
Guests have the freedom to select to have the treatments done at the massage beds in the privacy of their room or either in one of our five chambers “kamar”, or in our outdoor hut, the ‘gubuk’. All consistently designed with the Tugu Bali theme in mind therefore guests can revel in the beauty of tradition while enjoying their relaxing spa treatments at the same time.