I stayed over at Harris with my wife during the first weekend in November. Based on the price I paid, I wasn't expecting much, but to my pleasant surprise, it was a delightful experience.
The Harris employees were helpful and courteous, from the receptionist to the general manager himself.
The room was spacious and plenty of good channels on tv (ESPN for the football fanatics, MTV and the news channels like BBC)
The free form pool was very clean and big enough for everyone. Pity that the jacuzzi wasn't working very well though.
The live band was also marvelous, belting out manadarin and dialect songs even.
On my next trip, I'd certainly like to stay at Harris again, but perhaps, I'd try the Harris Cabanas, which look spanking new and posh.
However, i must caution that while Harris is very near the Waterfront city ferry terminal, it is quite some distance away from Nagoya town, so u need to travel a bit for shopping.
Overall, very good value for money for that quick getaway.
- 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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- Also Known As:
- Harris Resort Batam Waterfront Hotel Batam
- Batam Harris Hotel