AccorHotels has expanded in the Javanese city of Yogyakarta, opening twin hotels in a shared location.

The Grand Mercure Yogyakarta Adi Sucipto and ibis Yogyakarta Adi Sucipto made their debut in May and are positioned to serve visitors to sites including the world heritage-listed temple of Borobudur, one of Indonesia’s greatest ancient landmarks.

Located close to the city centre and its Sultan’s Palace, the properties are integrated with shared facilities including a swimming pool, meeting rooms and a fitness centre.

The Grand Mercure has 305 rooms and has been designed in a style that evokes Borobudur through elements including mosaics and ornaments. It offers an executive lounge for business travellers, dining at Purple Restaurant and a grand ballroom for up to 700 people.

The adjacent ibis Yogyakarta Adi Sucipto provides an economy option with 144 rooms, dining at ibis Kitchen Wok and a 24-hour bar that also serves light meals.

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