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Franz T
Sukabumi, Indonesia

NEAT WITHIN BUDGET HOTEL IN MAGELANG, OTW TO BOROBUDUR.

4.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 Feb 2019
First impression was not much since it appears to be old n bulky ( ME, too) building but offering a bargain. Room is clean, a bit dark but quite cosy. Shower with a luke warm water; anyway, ones should not ask too much with USD. 26.00/nite n they feed you with an excellente breakfast ... BRAVO.
Date of stay: February 2019
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 2 days at Hotel Safira Magelang. At first when i saw this hotel, it looked creepy, because the exterior seemed old, the painting cracked and i saw some fungus on the outer wall of the entrance. I started to doubt about this hotel and felt a bit worried for my 2 days stay.

When i checked in at the reception desk, all was well and quick. The customer service so friendly and helpfull. They gave us mango juice as welcoming drink.

I got room number 222, and when i entered the room, i was so amazed because the room was so so spacy, so clean, and all furnitures in a very good condition. Very contraditive with the look from the outside. The shower worked well, both cold and hot water, clean towels, and sufficient bathroom amenities. I was pleased.

Breakfast was good enough: bubur ayam, jenang sumsum, salad bar, soup, rice, noddle, vegetables, sausage, pastry (not to many), pudding, fruits (only water melon and honeydew), juice (1 kind per day), coffee and tea.

I think they can do better to make more variety of foods and beverages.

The dining room was a little bit small so during breakfast time, i have to wait sometime to find a table.

I think what Hotel Safira should do is repainting their entrance, make it more modern and sophisticated, because first impression is so so important in building brand image.

As for budget hotel that costs only IDR 590.000/ 2 nights stay (IDR 295.000/day), i overall satisfied with it and would come back again and also recommend it to my relatives.

Thank you Hotel Safira!

Date of stay: December 2017
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Hengki P, Director of Sales at Hotel Safira Magelang, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

warm greetings from us to Mrs.fransiska
thank you for choosing to stay at hotel safira magelang. we always dedicate our best service to our guests wholeheartedly. all suggestions and constructive criticism are always happy to receive to make safira hotel always better ahead. thank you very much and gladly we are always waiting for the Mrs.fransiska stay at Hotel Safira Magelang.

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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

I visited this hotel on Vesak Day 2017, in my opinion i like this hotel about the price and good service. Clean, quite, andgood facilities. One thing condition that i dont like just, i cant smoke at rooms. But overall, is okay. Recomended place for backpacker.

Date of stay: May 2017
Trip type: Travelled solo
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DION M, Manajer Umum at Hotel Safira Magelang, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

dear Mr arfiansyah,
Thanks for choosing Hotel Safira Magelang for your stay at Magelang and for your good comment.For your information,actually we provide smoking room to accommodate enjoying cigarette but unfortunately our smoking room has reserved for this period.we look forward to serve you again soonest.

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Reviewed 25 January 2017

This Hotel is very comfy room, i'm surprised with facilities at room, WOW!!! i thing selling point this hotel only at ROOM.
but don't expected to much for the breakfast, the taste below. if you want stay at this hotel, my suggest, please take for room only.
for the staff, I hope must be more communication with guest and more smile.

Date of stay: December 2016
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Hengki P, Director of Sales at Hotel Safira Magelang, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Warm greetings to mr.dindi22.
Thanks for the suggestions and criticisms for us. all the criticism and suggestions become our input for better future. hopefully our service is more advanced and better still forward when mr.dindi22 visit back to hotel safira magelang.

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Reviewed 18 July 2016

I stayed in deluxe room for one night . I'm so dissapointed with the facilities in the room there's no slipper, trush bag, and locked the bathroom didn't working . I hope the staff must be more communication with guest...

Date of stay: July 2016
  • Trip type: Travelled on business
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Reviewed 30 December 2015

i think safira hotel is good hotel, the hotel have a good staff and helpfully.
and food so delicious. And deluxe room i think enough to comfort. and the location so strategy, so near with down town, military academy and kyai langgeng park.

Room tip: the best hotel, food and service
Date of stay: December 2015
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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