Greenhost Boutique Hotel in Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta may be a bustling city, but that doesn’t mean a soothing touch of nature is far-fetched when you’re staying in town.

Tucked in the tourist district of Prawirotaman, about a 15-minute drive from the famous Jalan Malioboro, Greenhost Boutique Hotel promises an enjoyable stay close to nature – as the hotel takes pride in its sustainable design centered around lush hanging gardens and upcycled materials.

Those with a soft spot for the arts will also feel right at home at Greenhost, as the hotel boasts a spacious gallery showcasing various projects and installations by some of Yogyakarta’s best up-and-coming artists that will further enrich your stay.

The heart of the hotel is its lush greenery

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Upon entering Greenhost, your eyes will instantly travel to the lush hanging gardens surrounding the hotel’s main swimming pool. Above the pool is an open ceiling, which allows fresh air and natural light to enter the area and minimizes the need for air-conditioning.

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The hotel’s rooftop farm offers guests a chance to try their hand at hydroponic farming
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On the hotel’s rooftop lies its Creative Farm, from which fresh fruits, herbs, and vegetables are delivered to the hotel’s Art Kitchen restaurant daily. Guests are also welcome to join a hydroponic farming class for Rp. 100,000 (~USD6.88) per person and bring home fresh produce, or have it cooked at the restaurant by the hotel’s onsite chefs.

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Guests can pick fresh produce from the Creative Farm to be cooked and served at the hotel’s Art Kitchen restaurant
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Each room is designed using upcycled materials

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Greenhost proclaims itself as an eco-conscious hotel, and as such, each room at the hotel is designed using locally sourced upcycled materials such as bamboo and wood scraps.

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You can book your stay at Greenhost starting from Rp. 449,206 (~USD30.93) per night, with each room coming with twin beds or a double bed.

The hotel also has a gallery showcasing works from local artists

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Staying true to Yogyakarta’s roots as a city of art and culture, Greenhost has a gallery called Green Art Space, dedicated to showcasing projects and installations by some of the city’s best up-and-coming artists.

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The Green Art Space is located close to the Art Kitchen restaurant, allowing guests to enjoy the displayed artwork as they dine. Guests can also show their support for local artists by purchasing an artwork, as most of the displayed paintings and sculptures – including those inside the hotel rooms – are available for sale.

Greenhost Boutique Hotel in Yogyakarta

It’s no secret that Yogyakarta is one of Indonesia’s vibrant and crowded cities, but Greenhost offers you a chance to get close to nature and enjoy some tranquility amid the city’s hustle and bustle.

Not only are you guaranteed a pleasant stay at the hotel with its comfortable rooms and picturesque hanging gardens, but you can also ensure that your Yogyakarta experience is an enriching one thanks to the range of activities available at the hotel from farming to art exhibitions.

Address: Jalan Prawirotaman II No. 629, Brontokusuman, Yogyakarta, Special Region of Yogyakarta 55153
Telephone: 274 389 777
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