The Papandayan name is derived from the volcano mountain in West Java called Papandayan.�

Papandayan is located 70 km SE of Bandung and as one of Indonesia's tourist attractions. Numerous small vents are located within the crater, known as Kawah Mas, Kawah Baru, Kawah Nangklak and Kawah Manuk. The rainforest area in The Papandayan mountains was established as a reserve on Feb 14 1924, with the total area of 884 Hectares.�

On 5 Oct 1978, through the Agricultural Minister of Forestry, it was stated that the area of the Wildlife Reserve of Papandayan was now increased to 6,807 Hectares. This area is mostly dominated by Trees Suagi, Cantigi, Mirten, Hurubatu, Edelweiss etc.�

After fully renovation of all facilities, Bandung’s newest, most elegant, luxurious 5-star hotel just reopened on April 2011. Featuring 172 elegantly appointed guestrooms and suites thoughtfully designed to complement its location with natural elements of stones, woods and arts - reflecting the local landscape and culture. Our Ambassador Floor accommodations and Lounge with breathtaking views combines intimacy, comfort, and exclusivity - with the personalized service and attention to details including 24 hrs Butler service. The Papandayan embraces its current motto “Where You Can Experience a Balance in Life”. An award winning hotel, “Indonesia Leading City Hotel – Bandung” by Indonesia Travel & Tourism Award (ITTA), The Papandayan has won this award for two consecutive years in 2012 and 2013.