Makassar is one of Indonesia’s busiest port cities and the main transport hub for Sulawesi. If you’re in the region there’s a very good chance you will spend a day or two in the city. To help you start your stay in the best possible way we created a shortlist of the best hotels in Makassar for every budget. We’ve broken the list down into three parts. There are budget hotels, mid-range hotels and luxury hotels.
We reviewed each of the hotels on the list and nominated our three favourites based on value for money, customer feedback and location. We’ll start the list with the Discover Your Indonesia best hotels in Makassar. Let’s get started!
We’ve provided the starting price for each hotel for guidance, but it might be different for your travel date. Scroll through the images on the slider to preview the rooms and facilities.
DYI: Best Budget Hotel in Makassar
Pesonna Hotel Makassar from $22 a Night
The Kyrian Pesonna or Pesonna Hotel Makassar is a newly opened three star hotel close the the centre of Makassar. The rooms at the hotel are well furnished and modern. It is one of the cheapest 3 Star hotels on Agoda and there is already a lot of good feedback about the hotel. Past guests say that the hotel offers excellent value for money and highlight the central location. If you are looking for a hotel in this price range then Pesonna Hotel is one of the best budget hotels in Makassar.
DYI: Best Mid-Range Hotel in Makassar
Novotel Makassar Grand Shayla from $48 a Night
Novotel Makassar Grand Shayla is a modern 4 Star hotel in the centre of Makassar. Facilities at the hotel include two pools, a fitness center, spa, restaurant, sky lounge and a web corner with MAC desktops. Reviews on Agoda highlight the comfortable rooms with very comfortable beds and the convenient location. The only real complaint is the food at the restaurant should be improved. For its price range Novotel is the best mid-range hotel in Makassar.
DYI: Best Luxury Hotel in Makassar
Aston Makassar Hotel & Convention Center from $68 a Night
The Aston Makassar is the most popular, and arguably the best luxury hotel in Makassar. Facilities at the hotel include an indoor swimming pool, sauna, spa, gym and rooftop restaurant. The hotel is in a central location close to the city centre with views of the ocean. Feedback on Agoda is overwhelmingly positive. In fact the hotel was awarded one of the top choices for Agoda Travellers in 2015. Customers compliment the central location, comfortable rooms and good food. It is easily the best hotel in Makassar at the moment.
Recommended Hotels in Makassar
There are a lot of good hotels around Makassar. We’ve already revealed our favourites. If you want some other options we’ve created a list of recommended hotels on Agoda for every budget. Hotels range from budget through to luxury and are ordered by price.
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Recommended Budget Hotels in Makassar
Legenda Beril Hostel from $14 a Night
Legenda Beril Hostel is one of the cheapest budget hostels in Makassar with the best customer feedback on Agoda for its price range. The hotel offers basic ‘no frills’ twin and double rooms. Breakfast is basic and the staff are helpful. Guests compliment the value for money and convenient location. Overall the Legenda Beril Hostel offers the best value for money for budget travellers.
Favor Hotel from $26 a Night
Favor is a 3 Star hotel situated in the hear of Makassar. Facilities at the hotel include a small gym and an outdoor pool. The rooms are modern and nicely furnished. If you stay at the hotel you can get a free drop off service within 3 km. Feedback on Agoda highlights the hotel as offering very good value for money and compliment the friendly staff. Outside of minor complaints the only negative feedback is that Wi-Fi signal in the room can be poor.
Favehotel Daeng Tompo from $26 a Night
Another classic budget hotel from the favehotel brand is this property in Makassar. The hotel is just two minutes away on foot from Losari Beach and 5 minutes away from then Somba Opu Shopping Centre. Facilities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and restaurant. Guests compliment the hotel on its convenient location, friendly staff and believed it offered good value for money. The only complaint is that the breakfast selection is quite small.
M-Regency Hotel Makassar from $28 a Night
If it was a tiny bit cheaper we’d have nominated the M-Regency as the best budget hotel in Makassar. The location is central, just a five minute walk to Losari Beach and two minutes away from the Sumba Opu shopping centre. Reviews on Agoda highlight the central location, comfortable rooms and the good value for money. Overall one of the best hotels in Makassar in this price range.
Recommended Mid-Range Hotels in Makassar
Colonial Hotel from $35 a Night
The Colonial is an old 3 Star hotel close to the centre of Makassar. The hotel has the decor and furnishings of a colonial era property. Rooms are well equipped and offer a comfortable place to stay. Guests compliment the central location, quiet rooms and the good maintenance of the property. Complaints about the hotel refer to the bad Wi-Fi connection in some of the rooms.
Best Western Plus Makassar Beach from $49 a Night
The Best Western Plus is one of the best mid-range hotel hotels in Makassar. The location is central and the hotel has a fitness centre and indoor pool with views over the city and surrounding beach area. Reviewers on Agoda compliment the hotel for the friendly staff, very good breakfast and the comfortable and well equipped rooms. It’s a good choice for a short stopover in the city.
Recommended Luxury Hotels in Makassar
Hotel Aryaduta Makassar from $53 a Night
If you want to be in a beachfront property, the Aryuduta Makassar is a great choice. It has got panoramic beach views, an outdoor pool and a Salsa Brazilian-Mexican Pub and Resto. Guests compliment the restaurant for the good food and friendly staff. However, the hotel does need a renovation. There are better newer hotels within this price range, yet the location means Aryaduta will continue to be a popular hotel.
Melia Makassar from $55 a Night
The Melia is a new 4 Star hotel in the centre of the city. The rooms are spacious and well furnished. Facilities include an an indoor infinity swimming pool, a spa, gym, restaurant and a rooftop bar and lounge. Reviewers on Agoda compliment the great service and value for money of this new hotel. It is overall one of the best luxury hotels in Makassar.
Grand Clarion Hotel Makassar from $59 a Night
Grand Clarion Hotel (Claro Hotel Makassar) is in the Makassar Business district within easy reach of restaurants and the malls. Facilities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, fitness centre, spa and restaurant. The hotel also offers free shuttle to the airport. Reviewers on Agoda compliment the spacious rooms, friendly staff and good breakfast. The only negative feedback is that the hotel is in need of refurbishment.
Four Points by Sheraton Makassar from $67 a Night
Four Points by Sheraton is one of the new luxury hotels to appear in Makassar. The rooms are modern and tastefully furnished. Facilities at the hotel include a pool, gym, spa and restaurant. Guests compliment the spacious rooms, nice bedding and high quality mattresses, good food and excellent service. Unfortunately the Hotel is a bit outside of the town centre and the views from the rooms in’t very interesting.