Located in the city center of Makassar, and only 25-minutes drive from the airport, the Melia Makassar is a modern and stylish 4 star urban city hotel conveniently located in the city's shopping center and commercial business district. With a delightfull MERKADO restaurant, our rooftop bar Society, indoor swimming pool, state of the art gym equipment and spa & salon with 3 private treatment rooms, make Melia Makassar the perfect choice for any traveler to the city of Makassar. Makassar the capital city of East Indonesia Makassar is recognized as the capital city of South Sulawesi and the largest city in Eastern Indonesia. Makassar is famous and recognized as an historical and culinary city, and it is home to two colonial buldings, Fort Rotterdam and Fort Sombaopu. On the other hand, cuisine plays a key role in pampering tourists, and they can enjoy tasting the traditional foods, called Coto Makassar which is a meat stew with a delicious soup. When night falls, a walk around Losari Beach would not be complete without Pisang Epe' (Press Banana) a famous dessert, which is made from grilled banana and covered in Brown Sugar, Chocolate, and even cheese sauce.