We saw this in the lonely planet and after spending a week in Sumatra in dives with only cold showers we decided to blow our budget for one night and get a decent room in Bandung.
The first room we were shown had a nasty smell and the bathroom looked filthy, we asked for another.
The second was better. It was okay but we expected better.... the room was tiny, the water was far from hot, the fridge didn't work (which we'd paid extra for) and the TV signal was poor. The towels were stained brown and the bed linen had bloodstains on it. Also there was no shower curtain, so after a tepid shower the bathroom floor was flooded.
Lonely planet says the bathrooms are "sparkling" ... I can only assume this was written many years ago as they are now tired and dirty.
Staff were pleasant enough but very young. Breakfast was only Indonesian style, no eggs, cereal etc just noodles and rice. The hot tea they serve was awful tasting.
All that said we had a room on the 3rd floor and a nice comfortable and quiet nights sleep, and good location for train station... but if you're looking for luxury this may disappoint.
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