Hyatt Regency Hotel
Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Project: Hyatt Regency Hotel
Client: PT Antilope Madju
Contract period: 1995 – 1997

Scope of work:
Construct Only

Contract sum: US$ 22.4 million

The five-star Hyatt Regency Hotel comprises 269 rooms and is situated north of Yogyakarta on the slopes of Indonesia’s most active volcano, Mount Merapi. In July 1995 the contract for design completion and construction was awarded to Decorient.

The foundation consists of approximately 600 piles for the hotel building, while rear-house facilities are founded on a spread-footing system. The shape of the hotel building is based on the famous Borobudur Temple, with a façade of numerous steps and different levels. In order to create an authentic appearance, a combination of precast concrete beams and columns plus aluminium windows have been used. The structural walls and floors of the main buildings are made of reinforced concrete, with brick-work partition walls.

Key Features

– A timber covered walkway decorated with numerous handmade carvings, leads to an outdoor terrace which offers beautiful views over the pool complex, the golf course and Mount Merapi

– The hotel lobby, reception desk, lobby lounge, a communication resort centre and the Regency club lounge are situated on the second floor. Located in the centre core and facing a seven storey carved stone artwork, are three passenger panorama lifts

– Located on the roof top is a panorama terrace which offers beautiful views over the surrounding area

– The 209 standard rooms, 51 regency rooms and 9 suites are finished in top quality local materials and according to the latest Hyatt Standards

– A ballroom/meeting room which can be partitioned, accommodates up to 500 seats

The outdoor facilities comprise:

– Nine-hole golf course covering 17 ha including a driving range with 50 bays

– Pool complex with a 70 m slide, a waterfall, terraces on several levels and a spa

– Six lush tropical gardens with interesting historical ruins

– Health club with saunas, spas and massage rooms