Tempo and Antara News are reporting from Jakarta that Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali has launched a new capsule hotel for travelers to rest or wait for their flights comfortably.
The new facility, is called PassGO-Digital Airport Hotel and it’s located on the second floor of the international arrival terminal.
“This is one if the new advantages at I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport, by offering different colors and options for all the service users, both domestic and international. We hope that the capsule hotel will further strengthen the service we provide,” said president director of state airport operator Angkasa Pura I, Faik Fahmi, in a statement on Friday, October 21, Tempo are reporting.
The capsule hotel has 132-pods in two types; Superior and Premier. Each pod has an access card, bed, pillow, and high-quality blanket, cable TV, storage, and air ventilation.
Other facilities include high-speed Wi-Fi, two USB charging ports, changing-color light bulb, mirror, reading lights, and a headphone. The guest will also get private locker facilities and separate bathrooms for men and women equipped with hot and cold water.
The capsule hotel also offers co-working space with a capacity of 20-people, a high-speed Wi-Fi, a lobby, guest room, and CCTV cameras for security. The hotel is managed by one of the subsidiaries of Angkasa Pura I, which is PT Angkasa Pura Hotel (APH), partnering with PT Krisna Graha Primatama (KGP), one of the first capsule hotel operators in Indonesia.
Faik Fahmi said that the presence of this hotel is also one of the steps to stimulate tourism in Bali. “The inauguration of PassGO is one of our efforts in recovering tourism which has been experiencing difficulties for 2.5-years during the Covid-19 pandemic,” he said.
PassGO-Digital Airport Hotel director, Richard Josano, said the capsule hotel in Bali Airport could be an interesting alternative for tourists. “PassGo Bali will be the right choice for travelers to wait for their next flights. PassGO Bali offers several tariff options for transit; 6-hours, 9-hours, and to stay for one night so that it will be more flexible for guests,” he explained.
Source: Tempo, Antara
Photo by Tomáš Malík on Pexels is for illustrative purposes only and not from PassGO-Digital Airport Hotel.