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Jakarta, Indonesia's capital, is located on Java between Sumatra and Bali. This giant city has around fifty million inhabitants that always describe Jakarta as an amazing and nice city, although as a tourist you probably will not find it so nice. Kota in the north has a lot of beautiful, historical buildings and in the center, you can find some interesting museums. Kota is an old district in the north of the city and it was one of the main points in the Dutch trading empire. Here, the museums can be really disappointing, but make sure you head to the Cannon Si Jagur, which was built by the Portuguese to defend Melaka. The whole site has a lot of sexual images –- really suggestive for southeast Asia –- and you can get around and explore more about the symbolism and history of it.
Just north of of Kota you have the historical harbor of Sunda Kelapa, with some picturesque boats that still arrive here. It's a walking distance from Kota. The center of the city is Medan Merdeka, a big square with nice gardens. For a view of the entire city you can go to the top of Monas Tower -– inside you also have a chance to get to know a little bit more about the history of the city. South of the city center, you have Mini Indonesia theme park, with free entry once a week, that celebrates the routes and ethnic diversity of the country.
The best way to arrive in Jakarta is by airplane in Sukarno-Hatta Airport. If you arrive by bus, you still need to make a long way to the city center.
You can find some hostels in Jakarta that are usually basic, but with all the facilities you need. Jakarta's hostels are usually fully booked, so book in advance and try to ensure that you stay around Jalan Jaksa, the main place for backpackers and near enough to Medan Merdeka.
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"SunnyDays Hostel is a great Boutique Hostel at the central of Jakarta. Located at Ground Floor Sudirman Park Apartment, it has direct access to the swimming pool. Available facilities are hot water, WiFi, towel, tea & coffee, mineral water. The building has variety of coffee shops, restaurants, supermarket, hair beauty salon, pharmacy, laundry, business center, swimming pool, jacuzzi, gym, jogging track, automatic cash machine, 24 hours...
Kamar-Kamar for Backpackers
"Kamar-Kamar for Backpackers is a backpacker hostel in Jakarta, Indonesia. Kamar-Kamar, meaning 'rooms' in English, offers exactly that: rooms, comfortable ones, for backpackers to stay. Kamar-Kamar provide varieties of single bed and room packages with a very low rate for individual backpackers, families and group travelers up to 44 people. Conveniently located in the heart of South Jakarta, Indonesia, thus it is an easy access to major...
"Six Degrees is owned and run by Dave, an Irishman who's stayed in really good and really bad hostels all over the world. His dream was to create a world-class hostel right in the middle of Jakarta - one of the world's busiest cities. The result is Six Degrees. You'll find simple, clean, comfortable rooms, a cafe-lounge, mini-cinema, pool table. bamboo roof garden and a whole lot more. And you can expect a warm welcome from the friendly...
Hunny Hostel Jakarta
"Staff and Accommodation Wonderful - The staff and the accommodation (comfy beds) at Hunny Hostel are great. But it is a little far from anything. 10-15 min walk for food." … "… the shopping mall (Gajah Mada Plaza). There are English speaking staffs to help you with whatever you need. The rooms equipped with air con and an en-suite bathroom. *Free facilities: WI-FI, coffee, tea, drinking water, hot shower, hair dryer, towel,...
Hunny Hostel Jakarta
"Do better - Centrally located but off main road about ten minute walk. Breakfast weak. Tons of mosquitos and roaches. Beds and pillows ok, and AC in room works. Internet never works. Common areas depressing (ignore the pics, it's actually ten times dirtier and a tenth as bright). Overpriced. Mosquito swatting rackets and bug zappers in each room appreciated but it's a losing battle. Only one hot water shower, downstairs and behind kitchen....
Josephine Guest House
"… order for souvenir wedding that is very interest.Despite its strategic location, Josephine maintains the personal and friendly, homey atmosphere that makes this guest house and economical alternative to apartment living.A small lobby and garden area available for guest to mingle or meet visitors. Our friendly staff can also arrange pick up for you whether you are arriving by plane or train into Jakarta.All Price Include B'fast and...
"I must say that my stay at the Tamara in March 2005 was excellent. Miss Priscilla and her staff were very attentive, and so very helpful. The Tamara driver even had to race to the airport, late at night, so as to get me on my plane.... ha ha ha. It was well worth the 28-hour trip from the UK. The room I occupied with my friend Kim was very well appointed, with very welcome air conditioning, and was both clean and tidy at all times. I will...
"Excellent service, friendly and approachable staff, cozy ambiance. - If you would ask me again where to stay in Jakarta, I will definitely tell you Grha Sindoro, if my previous one was not. This is the best place that you can find. The room is big, well decorated, with a huge mattress bed with two pillows. Aircon, Fridge, and TV all function well. WIFI speed is fast. The owner -- Elizabeth and other maids cannot be more friendly. Upon...
Bangka Bed & Breakfast
"Best - Mr Ardha and his family, the owners of the hostel, were very helpful with hosting my friends from West Papua on their way to Poland. It was very important, because it is their first such a long journey. The guide from the hostel picked them up from the airport and also assisted them to the Embassy of Poland to help them with the visa procedure. I can recommend the hostel to everyone who might be afraid of taking a long journey to...
R Residence Jakarta
"… of different events, from pub quizzes to live acts. Trips and tours can also be booked at our reception, so don't be afraid to ask. 'R Residence] has three room types available - Deluxe Suite, R Residence Suite, Junior Suite, Standard Room Deluxe Suite 1Bed room, 1 shower room, living & dinning room, private terrace, Cable TV, Internet ready, AC. R-Suite 1 Bed room, shower, office, pantry, living & dinning room,...
"… every equipment or furniture were selected with deep thoughts to stun and please everyone who come to visit. Our commitment to maintain cleanliness and professional relationship with customers is the way to serve our guests. In addition to all mentioned above, Onyx Residence is close to the Toll Road and located at the very center of the city that can be reached in a short time from any essential place in town like business...
"Hippo is for travellers who enjoy local experience. We're within walking distance to restaurants, a large mall and ATMs. Unlike the notorious Jalan Jaksa, Hippo is in a safe, gated neighbourhood. PLEASE NOTE that we are on the edge of Jakarta (in North Jakarta, near the airport). Hippo offers two large rooms: one single room with a shared bathroom, and one queen bedroom with an private bathroom." … "… is in North Jakarta, 30...
The London Living
"Budget accomodation inspired by semi english autmosphere. Very good for those who like quiet area. It is private apartment with kitchen, refrigerator so you can cook, supporting facilities such as canteen, laundry per Kilograms and minimart are value for stay All Studio Size Studio Size apartment is dedicated to single person as its 120 X 200 bed size, It is perfect place to have a rest after your hectic and busy day. Eventhough studios...
"A bargain - Pros -- Really clean and comfortable room, Complete basic amenities, Friendly and eagerly to help staffs. Cons -- No parking, but if you are driving one, than the staff are willingly to guide you to the nearest parking space about 500 meters from the location." … "… bathroom with hot water. Laundry service is available and rooms cleaned daily. The delightfully green, breezy rooftop garden provides a perfect...
"… access. Washing of clothes and ironing at extra cost. Additional Info: Our location is safe (24 hrs. security patrols present), comfortable, quiet, free from flooding. Close to the Busway and Jatinegara Railway Station. From Gambir Station near the city you can travel outside Jakarta to other cities like Bandung or Yogyakarta by train for a memorable experience with views of the rice paddies and villages). A stay at...
Pesona Guest House Jakarta
"Pesona Guest House Jakarta is not just another B&B. This Jakarta Homestay is nothing short of exquisite. Decorated with fine Indonesian and European furniture, the guesthouse amenities include a grand piano, a picturesque swimming pool and lovely outdoor seating areas." … "… in Cilandak Barat (a district). Once on Cipete Raya, your Driver will have no problem making his way to MPR III Dalam (where Pesona Guest House is...
"… Tebet Utara Dining District, Halim Airport. Travelers will enjoy direct access to various dining options, restaurants and entertainment venues. Featuring its own mini market, indoor swimming pool and ATM Centre, and also a broad range of amenities such as shared kitchen. All of our guest bedrooms are beautifully furnished with Jati wood, air conditioning, refrigerator, free wireless internet access, cable TV (Indovision) and...
Thirty Seven Guesthouse
"… the beautiful scenery of the city. For you convenience, we also have a kitchen and water dispenser. Thirty Seven Guesthouse has a total of five bedrooms. Our goal is to make your stay with us as convenient and comfortable as possible. Our staff have limited English proficiency but they are friendly and helpful. At our front desk, you can also store your luggage for free. If you need a taxi, our staff is also here to help....
"… in a private area located in South Jakarta. We are near with the office area and commercial area at Fatmawati, TB Simatupang, Blok M, Lebak Bulus, Pondok Indah, Kemang Area and Fatmawati Hospital. We are located less than 5 minutes to the grocery store, atm, traditional market, and fruit market, and 10 minute walk to Cilandak Town Square Mall. We are also only a 10 minute drive to Carrefour Lebak Bulus, Point Square Mall,...
Jakarta Bed & Breakfast
"… taxis, motorbikes, cars and people. It has 6 guest rooms, 5 rooms have queen size beds (fits 2 people), and 1 have single bed. All rooms with private bathrooms. The relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff & the cleanliness of the place makes us Jakarta's best value B&B accommodation. We offer a free wifi. If the connection is not fast enough for you, there's an internet cafe nearby. No smoking in the bedrooms. Please note...
"Taking care of guests - Location between old town Kota and central square with monument, near bus station and TransJakarta bus stop. There are some supermarkets near Citi Residence and kitchen with free drinking water in the hostel. There are no any markets or shops with batik or some souvenirs near. There are antimosquito tents on the bed and soap in the shower. Price on website doesn't include 10% taxes, but owner made for it discount for...
Rasuna Icon Hotel
"… suites in Rasuna Icon are available for short term or long term. At rasuna Icon all our residents needs are fulfilled by our excellent personalised services. Throughout your stay, you will remain as our highest priority. Each room and suite features opulent living at its best with special features tastefully chosen to cater all the needs of our residents, such as a 32' LCD with 28 channel cable TV and DVD player, a pantry and...
Bangka Bed & Breakfast
"Bangka Bed and Breakfast is 'Your Home Away Haven' offer you an unforgettable moment during your stay in Jakarta, comfort you with its internet facility, traditional Indonesian home furnishing, television with more than 20 international channels and air conditioner in each room. Bangka Bed and Breakfast conveniently located in the most famous area for foreigners in South of Jakarta surrounded by café, restaurant and supermarket within...
POP! Hotel Tebet Jakarta
"POP! Hotel Tebet Jakarta is ideally located in southern part of Jakarta, Jl. Prof. Dr. Soepomo, SH, Tebet Jakarta at a very strategic business district and nearby some famous shopping centers such as Kota Kasablanka mall, Kuningan City, ITC Kuningan, Lotte Mart and Mall Ambasador. 35 km away from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, only minutes away from the shopping centers and restaurants and 5 km from the city center. POP! Hotel Tebet is...
"Tomang Residence is a new property located only 30-45 minutes drive from the airport. All rooms are equipped with LCD television, air-conditioned and fast internet access. Feel free to serve yourself with our morning coffee and tea. Food facilities, laundry service, grocery store and public transportation are nearby. TransJakarta bus station that serves the whole Jakarta is in walking distance. There is also beautiful garden that can...
POP! Hotel Kemang
"All room include comfy bed, Air-conditioned rooms in POP! Hotel Kemang Jakarta are equipped with a safe, flat-screen cable TV and freshly laundered towels, complimentary bottled water. En suite bathrooms each provide innovative shower pod and a set of free toiletries. Non-smoking Rooms, Elevator, All Spaces Non-Smoking (Public and Private). Reception open for 24 hours. Free complimentary morning bite. Property features 24 hour Reception,...
"Guests will find all of the finest amenities in each of the rooms in this popular 1-star hotel. Included in all rooms are air conditioning, internet access wireless, non smoking rooms and hot water. To make each guest's stay more complete, this Jakarta hotel offers laundry service/dry cleaning. Everything the hotel does is centered around the guest' experience, ensuring comfort and relaxation. just walk around Tebet area and you can find...
Max One Hotel
"Each of the 87 rooms at this hotel have all the comforts and conveniences of home. Featured in each room, among other amenities, are air conditioners, a desk, television LCD/plasma screen, satellite/cable TV, and complimentary bottled water. Also to be found at the hotel is 24hr room service, shops, an elevator, coffee shop, Wi-Fi in public areas, and family rooms. This charming property has long been a favorite in Jakarta for both...
"Clean good 3 star budget hotel located in central Jakarta. We are on bus way corridor 7 thus providing cheap and safe transport around jakarta. like to Blok M,Gambir Station,Monas,Pasar ikan etc.." … "Bus way corridor 7 10 minute walk. Gambir station 10 minute by car Airport 45 minute by car. Ancol 15 minute by car." … Jalan Gunung Sahari Raya 35, Jakarta Pusat
IBIS Jakarta Tamarin
"Ibis Jakarta Tamarin is strategically located in the heart of Jakarta's city centre, within walking distance of the Jakarta central business district, foreign embassies, banks, shopping centres, cinemas and other popular tourist attractions. The Ibis Tamarin Jakarta features 126 comfortable rooms and is situated just 40 minutes from the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport." … "Cafes and restaurants Central Business District Local...
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