First of all, I must compliment the staff for their very attentive and warm services. The staff and one who even dressed up as a "Joker" attending to children, teaching them how to make paper animals, coloring etc. There are also the organised activities for adults such as cycling, water polo, jogging etc. The Saturday night pool side performance, with songs, dance items and guests' participation, is just as impressive.
Nice and clean rooms.... look like renovated recently. However, my room had a water heating problem. Heated water only lasted for half a minute but the ever polite technical staff told me that he could not tell what went wrong and had to check with his Chief Engineer. That was the last I heard from him. Anyway, couldn't be bothered about it anymore and had to make do with the lukewarm bath/shower.
My other disappointments are that the temporary gym was not open earlier in the morning for early risers like me and there was no sauna or steam bath near the pool area.
Food from the resort was definitely expensive....S$20 for a simple plate of grilled chicken chop. But my little girl liked it a lot especially with the butter fragrance and the nice mushroom sauce.
Overall, still a pleasant and relaxing stay.
- Also Known As:
- Harris Resort Batam Waterfront Hotel
- Harris Resort Batam Waterfront Hotel Batam
- Batam Harris Hotel
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A friendly resort facing the strait of Singapore and the sea view with spacious accommodation and giant free form swimming pool. Strategic destination and a perfect vacation spot for couples, families or business purposes. With 308 rooms and suites including 20 cabanas, this hotel has the largest number of room provided in Funky and Trendy Wing.Harris Funky will cater the needs of your most discerning family member while easily keeping the whole group occupied and satisfied. Harris Trendy has the newest and trendiest all inclusive concepts, reserved exclusively for couples and singles over 18 years old of age. Asia’s one of its kind, an all inclusive concept welcomes couples and singles to experience carefree days and endless irresistible nights in Batam. The over 18, adults-only atmosphere allows event the most conventional of guest to throw caution-to-the-wind and experience life like never before. Located just 40 minutes away from Harbourfront Center Singapore, Harris Resort Batam try to persuade its guests to linger with a plethora of water sports & indoor entertainment in the form of a ten-lane bowling alley, Squash & billiards, Go kart, Flying Fox or sea sport activities. Soothe the muscles with one of our treatments at the spa, foot reflexology facilities or head to the giant free-form pool. The H-Spa an oasis of calm and serenity with breathtaking sea views and sunset in the afternoon, provide Harris Fans with a haven to luxuriate and pamper themselves with a selection of Body and Facial treatments masterfully executed by highly trained therapists. Five outlets to ease hunger pains are available by providing Indonesian, Asian and Western cuisines. ... more less
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