Batam is just a short ferry ride away from Singapore and thus, unsurprisingly, a popular holiday destination for families in search of a quick weekend getaway.
Here are seven kid-friendly hotels in Batam suitable for people of all ages.
Montigo Resorts Nongsa
Address: Jalan Hang Lekir Nongsa, Sambau, Kecamatan Nongsa, Kota Batam, Kepulauan Riau 29465, Indonesia
Montigo Resort is really, really popular with visitors from Singapore, and it’s not hard to see why. Not only do they have their very own ferry taking you directly to the resort, they also have kid-friendly facilities like a playground, water play area and playrooms equipped with game consoles. Parents can also drop their kids off at activities like batik painting classes and come and collect them when the session is over.
Aston Batam Hotel & Residences
Address: Jl. Sriwijaya, Kp. Pelita, Kec. Lubuk Baja, Kota Batam, Kepulauan Riau 29444, Indonesia
This hotel offers family rooms, two- and three-bedroom apartments and suites so the entire family can stay together without feeling squeezed. There is also a kiddy swimming pool next to the adult pool. The hotel is located quite near Nagoya Hill Shopping Mall, where there are lots of kid-friendly activities like a Timezone arcade and cinema.
Eska Hotel Batam
Address: Kompleks Ruko Kepri Mall No. 27 34, Sukajadi, Kec. Batam Kota, Kota Batam, Kepulauan Riau 29444, Indonesia
This hotel has fantastic family rooms with bunk beds for the kids and a cheery forest-themed décor that brings the accommodation to life for younger guests. The hotel also has barbecue facilities, which can be great fun for families.
Planet Holiday Hotel
Address: Jl. Raja Ali H., Sei Jodoh, Batu Ampar, Kota Batam, Kepulauan Riau 29432, Indonesia
Planet Holiday Hotel’s rooftop pool and jacuzzi are a hit with kids. They offer the option of adjoining deluxe rooms, so parents can have the option of checking on their kids while still enjoying a bit of privacy. The hotel also has ping pong tables and barbecue facilities.
Holiday Inn Resort Batam
Address: Waterfront City, Tanjung Riau, Sekupang, Batam City, Riau Islands 29422, Indonesia
This family-friendly hotel is equipped with a swimming pool with a slide, trampoline and games room. Thanks to the Panda Kids Club, there is a neverending stream of activities kids can participate in. The rooms are spacious, so youngsters will have lots of room to play. This is a great place to stay if you intend to spend lots of time unwinding at the resort.
Address: Jalan Kolonel Soegiono, Tj. Pinggir, Sekupang, Kota Batam, Kepulauan Riau 29432, Indonesia
This resort has two-bedroom villas that are spacious enough for the entire family. There is a wide range of kid-friendly activities on offer, including banana boat rentals, mahjong tables, karaoke and paintball. There is also a kiddy pool and a small playground for younger children.
Harris Resort Waterfront Batam
Address: Waterfront City, Jl. KH Ahmad Dahlan No.1, Tj. Riau, Sekupang, Kota Batam, Kepulauan Riau 29422, Indonesia
Your kids won’t get bored at this resort thanks to the variety of kid-friendly activities on offer, including banana boat rides, ping pong tables, a games room with consoles, a playground, a trampoline and a dedicated kids’ room.
Before heading to Batam, remember to protect you and your family with travel insurance from HL Assurance.