Discount rates for all hotels in Batam from those budget accommodation, luxury resorts and deluxe hotel. There are numbers of best hotels in Batam for you to stay while in Batam Island either for pleasure or business.
Batam is an island located with the Riau islands of Indonesia. Batam is interestingly very close to not only Singapore but also Malaysia as well as the other northern islands of Indonesia. Due to this it is an interesting and easily accessible part of Indonesia which can be visited easily during many trips to south-east Asia as well as just to Indonesia. Batam is known for it is free trade zone which is an area within the Sijori Growth Triangle meaning that it is also frequented by business travelers as well as tourists and has a number of tourist attractions and plenty of bars clubs and karaoke bars.
The island of Batam is a combination of Beautiful Indonesian forest and the new harbour area which was the major transformation of the island in the 1970s. Due to Batam being a hub of business and commerce for Asia it is a multicultural island with people from all over Indonesia as well as Chinese and Singaporeans who have brought their cultures and languages to the island. The official language of the island is Indonesian and there are many Indonesian cultural areas as well as a number of tourist attractions. Batam is located right on the equator and due to this it is a very hot area. Batam is situated just east of Karimun and the island of Bulan, west of Bintan, to the north of Rempang and south of Singapore. All of these islands are also important in the economic world as well as being good places to visit if you wish to experience Indonesian culture and diversity and do not wish to be diverted far of an existing trip around this area.
Getting around Batam is relatively easy like most busy places in Asia, there is plenty of public transport which is very cheap as well as the Bluebird taxi cabs who offer standard meter prices for any trips. Getting to the island of Batam is also very easy with a number of fast and slow boats operating from all of the nearby islands. The main ferry companies are Penguin, Batam Fast and Wavemaster and as a general idea it takes about an hour to reach Batam from Singapore. There are also a number of Flights connecting Batam with its neighboring islands such as Singapore and also the capital City of Jakarta on the large Indonesian island of Java. RM69 (at time of publishing) will get you from the Malaysian area of Johor Bahra on the slow ferry which will take a few hours but is a very cheap budget form of access.
A number of hotels on Bali providing facilities such as bars, restaurants and other modern facilities, There are also many toursim facilities outsite of hotels n Bali include bars, Karaoke bars line the streets and some of a very good standard if you are looking for entertainment in Batam. As well as this there are the famous ‘Barelang’ bridges which are the main attraction and icons of the island of Batam. These bridges were built with help from the German Government. There is also the holding camp for the Vietnamese 'Boat People' who are mainly refugees who attempted to escape the communist regime. There are museums dedicated to this as well as temples and hospitals to those who did not make it.