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hamburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed at The Shalimar for three nights. The rooms are very nicely furnished with all the ammneties you need. Great shower and high quality beds. The pool is nicely located and big. Only downside there are no umbrellas. The whole lobby area displays nice asian decoration items. The whole staff is very helpful and friendly. The restaurant is average.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Very good atmosphere starting from the doorman to the end, you will the difference when you leave the hotel - you just want to stay longer here ! Probably the best hotel in Malang these days. You will always love it, I am sure

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

It was a great choice. The hotel is amazing. The name says it all. Beautiful, old building, yet is beautifully taken care of. The room was clean and comfortable. The staffs were helpful and friendly. You can stroll along the streets around the hotel, and you can find good restaurants, cafe, etc. We loved staying there, so we extended our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Nice and cozy place to stay. Room was spacious and comfy. The shower area needs to improve because the water leaking everywhere. It's quite disturbing. Definetly will come back to stay for weekend getaway in Malang. I enjoyed this hotel very much.

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

I always love a nostalgic hotel with rich history like Shalimar. You can really feel the Dutch Colonial atmosphere from the entrance, lobby and the restaurant. I love the interior and the beautifully framed old photos hanged on the white walls. The corridors and the rooms are very modern, minimalistic, and clean. Modern and comfortable but lacking the colonial theme... More 

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

It was Radio Republik Indonesia building then change to Graha Cakra Hotel. Now the hotel room is fully renovated. we got tour all over the room. the best was the royal suite. we enjoy our lunch in the restaurant.

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

It is really nice hotel, very charming, elegant and very clean Before it was graha cakra hotel, now after newly renovated this hotel become an amazing hotel and impressive hotel Location is in the city centre, there are some restaurant and cafe nearby. A cross of the hotel has a beautiful little park. Staff was very helpful and friendly with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

It’s a nice memory when I remember Graha Cakra, my husband and I were there with my beloved Dad and Mom about five years ago, hope this Indonesia-Colonial style hotel is still as beautiful as we stayed there, although so many good hotels in Malang nowadays. I love the old building with good renovation without changing to much the original... More 

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Sanjoyo T, Manajer at The Shalimar Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear our beloved guest, Warmest Greetings from The Shalimar. Thank you for taking the time to share your review on TripAdvisor following your visit to The Graha Cakra Hotel in Malang. We are pleased to inform you that we are now The Shalimar Boutique Hotel. We have been renovating for the last 2 years to further increase our guest comfort... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Everything about this hotel was really nice - pool area, reception area, the rooms and the service. The only concern I would have is for those who may be challenged by a short winding staircase to some of the rooms. Breakfast was good and tea and coffee making facilities in the room were most appreciated. I hope to travel back... More 

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Sanjoyo T, Manajer at The Shalimar Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear our beloved guest, Warmest Greetings from The Shalimar. Thank you for taking the time to share your review on TripAdvisor following your visit to The Graha Cakra Hotel in Malang. We are pleased to inform you that we are now The Shalimar Boutique Hotel. We have been renovating for the last 2 years to further increase our guest comfort... More 

Jakarta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

The staff are very nice n' charming. Very helpful reception and welcome us with a big smile. We got room on the 2nd floor, the stair is difficult to specially if we bring our own luggage. The room is an old room, small bathroom and we have to wait for the hot water. There was live. Music at the cafe... More 

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Sanjoyo T, Manajer at The Shalimar Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear our beloved guest, Warmest Greetings from The Shalimar. Thank you for taking the time to share your review on TripAdvisor following your visit to The Graha Cakra Hotel in Malang. We are pleased to inform you that we are now The Shalimar Boutique Hotel. We have been renovating for the last 2 years to further increase our guest comfort... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Originally built by the architect Ir. Muller for the Freemasons, the building was opened for the first time in 1933. After the Freemasons, the building became a "SOCIETEIT" where the Dutch and the Dutch speaking community of Malang come to meet friends and entertain themselves with food, music and dancing. In 1964 the building housed the Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI) Malang, but was soon outgrown. In 1993 Malang Inn was opened. However, in 1995, a new law came about where establishments were no longer allowed to use foreign names and this is how The Graha Cakra was established. Mid 2014 The Graha Cakra closed its doors to undergo a thorough renovation to become what it is now, a 5 star boutique hotel. It now houses de Hemel restaurant, Zestien terrace & lounge, De Tjakra Hall, Taman Aroem Spa and Soga Boutique. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shalimar Boutique Hotel

Address: Jl. Cerme no. 16, Malang 65112, Indonesia (Formerly The Graha Cakra Malang)
Location: Indonesia > Java > East Java > Malang
Price Range: $113 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Shalimar Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 44
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Also Known As:
The Graha Cakra Malang Hotel Malang
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Malang
#7 Spa Hotel in Malang
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