Yogyakarta Adventures – Historic Phoenix Hotel Rises

Phoenix Hotel – MGallery Collection is a heritage hotel in the heart of Yogyakarta that started life in 1918 as the private residence of a wealthy Chinese merchant. You can’t help but draw parallels with the Raffles Hotel; the Phoenix hotel is not as polished, but more authentic in some ways and feels less ‘manicured’ – the graceful property features lovely authentic Javanese antiques and artwork, with visible presence of Chinese aesthetics, such as the generous use of colourful tiles often found in Peranakan homes. A very affordable splurge for a dose of colonial history if you plan to visit Yogyakarta. … More Yogyakarta Adventures – Historic Phoenix Hotel Rises