Resort Hotel at Sentul Bogor, West Java
The Project of Training Center Building & Aston Lake Resort & Conference Center is situated on a land area of 5 ha, which is situated in Babakan Madang Sub-district of Bogor District. The boundaries of this land are: road and vacant land on the north, golf courses on the south, road and vacant land on the west and the east.
From the site analysis and consideration of activities and functions, the master plan layout requires the training center building to be placed on the north side with the intention of ease of access for users of the facility, while the hotel is placed on the south side on the ground that for hotel building, the achievement cannot directly add its value because the theme is a resort hotel.
The resort hotel is situated in an area of 3.4 ha within a Hotel and Training Center Building complex with total area of 5 ha, which is the largest hotel complex ever operated by Archipelago International. Aston Sentul Lake & Conference Center has a total of 220 rooms, consisting of 168 standard rooms, 12 suite rooms, 32 cliff hotel rooms and 8 villa units. The 4+ star hotel is also equipped with various facilities as a conference center, such as ballroom with a total capacity of 1,000 people and 4 meeting rooms along with a parking lot that can accommodate 150 cars. The resort ambiance is reinforced with jogging track facility, Japanese restaurant, various types of swimming pool, gym/spa, kids’ corner, and outdoor platform.
The architecture and interior concept of this resort hotel highlights a concept of resort decorated with Sundanese strong elements. The palacial and symmetric concept is the key element coupled with the use of natural materials and soft colors will reinforce the impression of the resort as a place for utmost relaxation and rejuvenation.
Uniqueness and the biggest selling point of this resort hotel is the lake (lagoon). The lagoon has an outdoor platform that can be used as a stage of performance arts, such as dance performance, traditional music concert, etc. In addition, the lagoon also has a mini waterfall, which reinforces the natural concept.