We had a welcome from Harris staff when arrive at the Waterfront - they collect our passports and we need not queue to clear immgration.
The hotel is just five min away. But the hotel is fully booked so we can only check in at 2 pm.
It is a pleasant surprise that we had a free pizza or set lunch for 2 vouchers per room. There is also free shuttle voucher for day trip to town. 11 am and 2pm respectively.
But the hotel is v crowded with a few group of company conference going on...the waiters are too busy to attend us. And the General Manager has personally helped to serve us!
Their friendly smiles make cool us a bit.
The rooms are clean , athough the bedding is a bit old. The room can cater for 3 adult. We ask for a king size bed and there is a sofabed avaliable too. The bathroom is ok.
The kids enjoy the dino kid room. There is adequate toys to keep them occupied. We take a taxis ( 70k ruppiat) to go Mega Mall. The CJO Donut is a must to try... cost around $4 for 6 donuts. Dont keep overnight , it is good to eat fresh on the same day. The Timezone is really cheap , with 20cents per game.. must go!
Our kids visit the hotel pool but there is leaves floating around. Not v clean. with dragonfly above our heads. The weather is very windy and rainy so we only stayed a while.
For lunch. Try the hotel pizza - very crispy and they used traditional oven to bake ( with real firewood).
The resort is cheery and no complaints except it is very crowded . The checkout for the company group is not organised properly and nearly miss their ferry . the counter staff is too busy handling them that they ignore us.....until the General Manager step in to request someone to sent us to the ferry terminal.
I can recommend the hotel for a short getaway. it is relaxing and comfortable.
by the way, the hotel charges food on SGD.
- 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 . 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 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, ATV , Jet Ski, 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. Two 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