masterpiece hotels: Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta
Opened its doors in the 21st century, as one of the masterpieces five-star luxury lifestyle hotel in Yogyakarta, Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta has been a quite famous since on the 18th century as a Royal Retreat and in the 19th century, it was functioned as a Royal Residence of Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono VII.
In these modern days, no one can simply ignore Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta, even those who wish only to sleep in the premium bedding class or just to sip espresso in its artfully contemporary design lobby. In the near future, if you visit Yogyakarta city or just live nearby, you might not stay in Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta, but you may wind up a bit in the neighborhood that it should be on your visiting list.
Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta has some Javanese’s history iconic arts combined with a simple modern luxury style that can curtail on precious time. The look is familiar by now, bespoke art on the walls when entering the lobby, there is a big relief made of andecit rock and pour cement material made in 1965. It has an enormous dimension, with approximately around 700 x 500 cm. Called as “Untung Rugi di Lereng Merapi” (The Good Life and Bad Times at Merapi Volcano), this relief is made by Harijadi S. and members of Sanggar Selabinangun. On the 8th floor of the hotel building, there is another beautiful, 300 x 1000 cm complicated art made by fifteen different kinds of colorful mosaic, called as “Kehidupan Masyarakat Yogyakarta” (The Life of Yogyakarta People), tessellated by J. Soedhiono and Nyoman Gunarsa.
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