Archipelago International Announce 15 New Hotel NEO Planned For 2014-2015

Archipelago International Announce 15 New Hotel NEO Planned For 2014-2015

15 August 2014

Exterior of Hotel NEO Palma - Palangkaraya
Room of Hotel NEO Awanna - Jogja Restaurant of Hotel NEO Petitenget - Seminyak

Jakarta, August 15th 2014 - Archipelago International, Indonesia’s leading hotel management group, recently announced plans to expand it's Hotel NEO portfolio with three new properties opening before the end of 2014, and 12 new properties and up to 1500 rooms planned for 2015.

Currently, Hotel NEO boasts 8 existing hotels spanning four different cities. Bali has seen the opening of two Hotel NEOs (Gatot Subroto-Denpasar and Kuta Jelantik), while in Jakarta there are four (Tanah Abang Cideng, Mangga Dua, Melawai and Tendean) and one each in Semarang and Bogor (Sentul). In total, the NEO brand offers 822 rooms with an average occupancy rate of 80 percent.

Two of the three new hotels opening in 2014 will be located in Bali; Hotel NEO Kuta – Tuban and Hotel NEO Petitenget - Seminyak, while the third, NEO Eltari – Kupang, will be opening in East Nusa Tenggara.

The 12 hotels planned for 2015 will be opening across the Indonesian archipelago. The first quarter will see the opening of Hotel NEO Awanna – Jogja, Hotel NEO Palma – Palangkaraya and Hotel NEO Kebayoran – Jakarta, while the second quarter will see the opening of Hotel NEO Hayam Wuruk – Jakarta and Hotel NEO Malioboro.

Into the third and fourth quarter of 2015 and Archipelago International will be opening Hotel NEO Pahlawan – Samarinda, Hotel NEO Gajah Mada – Pontianak, Hotel NEO Karawang, Hotel NEO Samadikun – Cirebon, Hotel NEO Dalem Kaum – Bandung and Hotel NEO Medan.

In line with the NEO concept, all of the new hotels will be following their sister hotels by taking the standard minimalist budget hotel concept to an entirely new level, packaging authentic contemporary art with invigorating interior designs and high end in-room facilities. The NEO brand also promises a totally smoke-free environment, ultra high-speed complimentary WiFi and an uncomplicated, smart-casual approach to service. All of this wrapped up with very affordable room rates for every guest, as well as exclusive benefits reserved for online customers booking via the group’s website

“We are delighted to announce the fantastic growth of our very popular Hotel NEO brand. The NEO concept was first launched in February 2011, so to be increasing its portfolio by adding fifteen NEO hotels before the end of 2015 is an impressive leap, and it just shows how well the hotel has been received by our Indonesian and International guests.” Said John Flood, Archipelago International's President & CEO.

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Exterior of Hotel NEO Palma - Palangkaraya

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Room of Hotel NEO Awanna - Jogja

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Restaurant of Hotel NEO Petitenget - Seminyak

About Hotel NEO
The new NEO concept aims to open doors to a world of wellbeing and sensual satisfaction. Designed in a stylish and contemporary style befitting the latest trends in hotel design, NEO Hotels offer uncluttered open spaces for an atmosphere of relaxation and tranquility within these chic yet reasonably priced new-build hotels and resorts.

The brand has been described as "hip and new," with aesthetics reminiscent of cutting-edge fashion designs. Customer Focus Groups have credited Archipelago International for “bringing sexy back”, hailing NEO Hotels as a brand fit for savvy young travelers and Generation Y parents alike. Images of NEO Hotels can be found at their website :

About Archipelago International
Archipelago International is one of Indonesia’s leading hotel operators with an underlying portfolio of more than 80 hotels and 12,000 rooms. As a continually expanding brand, Archipelago International has a development pipeline exceeding 95 properties in Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia.

Archipelago International hotels operate under the hotel brands Grand Aston, Aston, Aston City, Alana, Harper, Quest, Quest Vibe, favehotels, NEO and Kamuela, ranging from ultra luxurious private pool villas to serviced apartments and select service economy class hotels, thus offering Indonesia’s vastest and most comprehensive hotel network.


For further information and images please contact:
Nita Janita Ekaniana
Public Relations Manager
Archipelago International
Managing - Aston, Alana, Harper, Quest, favehotel, NEO and Kamuela

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