ARCHIPELAGO International will open its first Sharia Hotel in Pekalongan, ASTON Pekalongan Syariah Hotel & Conference Center. This achievement demonstrates Archipelago’s commitment to providing diverse and inclusive accommodation for all travelers in Indonesia.
According to John Flood, President and CEO of Archipelago International said the hotel is planned to open at the end of the third quarter of 2023, offering a great experience for guests who are looking for facilities that comply with Sharia principles.
“Located in the heart of Pekalongan, Central Java, ASTON Pekalongan Syariah Hotel & Conference Center is strategically positioned in one of the most vibrant and culturally rich cities in Indonesia. The design of this hotel embodies aesthetics and offers a unique and authentic experience that introduces guests to Indonesian culture,” he said.
Responding to the growing demand for Sharia-compliant accommodation among Indonesian travellers, Archipelago International is taking this important step to cater to the special needs and preferences of discerning guests. ASTON Pekalongan Syariah Hotel aims to create a welcoming environment for all guests, with a special focus on Muslim travelers.
“Guests will have the opportunity to participate in various daily activities and facilities that are in line with Islamic values. All rooms at ASTON Pekalongan Syariah Hotel will be equipped with essential equipment such as Mukena (prayer clothes for women), Sarong (traditional clothes for men), Sajadah (prayer mat), Al-Quran. In addition, the hotel’s main restaurant will serve Halal food, so that guests can enjoy a delicious culinary experience in an atmosphere that complies with Sharia principles,” he remarked.
In addition, one of the distinctive features of this hotel is the call to prayer which will be heard five times a day throughout the area, creating a serene atmosphere and providing guests with a spiritual experience. To enrich the guest experience, ASTON Pekalongan Syariah Hotel will have a Al-Quran learning center dedicated to providing opportunities for guests to broaden their knowledge and understanding of sharia values.
Flood added, we are very pleased to introduce our first Sharia hotel, ASTON Pekalongan Syariah Hotel & Conference Center. This expansion marks an important milestone for Archipelago International as we diversify our portfolio to meet the growing demand for Sharia-compliant accommodation in Indonesia.
“We are committed to providing an inclusive and extraordinary experience for all of our guests, and ASTON Pekalongan Syariah Hotel is a true example of that commitment. Through carefully selected facilities and amenities, we aim to create a welcoming environment that is in line with the values and preferences of Muslim travelers,” he said.
With its strategic location in Pekalongan, we are sure that this hotel will not only meet our guests’ expectations, but also provide a unique and authentic experience in Indonesian culture. We are very excited to start this new adventure and look forward to welcoming guests at ASTON Pekalongan Syariah Hotel & Conference Center.
Archipelago International’s presence in the Sharia-compliant hotel segment demonstrates the company’s ongoing efforts to innovate and diversify its offerings. With a rich cultural heritage and strategic location, Pekalongan is the ideal destination for ASTON Pekalongan Syariah to provide an unforgettable experience for guests seeking comfort, spirituality and Indonesian hospitality. [sources/photo special]