Palembang is the capital city of south Sumatra and offers a great combination of business centers, an administrative center as well as a great deal t do in and around the city. There is a great history including the colonial involvement of many nations and a great culture as well as some great local food that really does differ to other areas of Indonesia. As well as a thriving city with modern and traditional aspects around every bend, the scenery that Palembang is amidst is very beautiful with towering mountains with a huge network of rivers that run towards the nearby sea.
Whether you are traveling on business or pleasure, you will find that there are many hotels in the city and around the more scenic out of town areas that will fulfill your needs. There is a business district in South Sumatra located within the center of the city and close to the main shopping and entertainment areas. This is where you will find many of the inner city hotels in Palembang including a number of international companies as well as National Indonesian and local outfits. Typically the standard of service is very high in the 3,4 and 5 star hotels in Palembang as well as there being a number of decent budget hotels and great backpackers accommodation.