As the end of Ramadan approaches, some families may consider staying home unassisted, while others may choose to stay in a hotel while on vacation. Here are some recommendations of suitable places to stay in Jakarta.
Harris Hotel in Jakarta is a hotel for business travelers. It has three locations, each with their own unique rates and services. At the Harris Suites fX Sudirman in South Jakarta, guests will enjoy complimentary four-room-per-day room and laundry service in its simple business package that starts at Rp 1,899,000 (US $ 143) per night, while at Harris Kelapa Gading in North Jakarta, guests will enjoy free breakfast, free three-piece laundry service per day, and a 10% discount at his cafe for Rp 1,266,000. The first also has a rooftop swimming pool.
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Holiday Inn Express Thamrin is a good choice if you want to stay in a convenient hotel during Idul Fitri. You can wash your own clothes using its washing machine (additional charges apply) and you can walk to nearby shopping malls in your free time, with Grand Indonesia close by. There is only one room type here, a standard room with a queen-size bed or twin beds at the current rate of Rp 765,000 per night.
Located on Jl. Wahid Hasyim in central Jakarta, Kosenda is a boutique hotel relatively close to Plaza Indonesia Mall, Sarinah Department Store, as well as Tanah Abang area. If you’re planning on bringing your kids, its twin-bedded room dubbed Comforta or the Spatia room, which has a kitchenette and living room, may be a good choice with a starting price of Rp 1,375,000 per. night. A laundry service is available at an additional cost.
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Also on Jl. Wahid Hasyim, there is another interesting hotel called Morrissey which has rooms equipped with mini kitchens. Among its facilities are a laundry service and a swimming pool. Those planning to bring their family can opt for Morrissey’s one-bedroom studio or executive with a mezzanine-style bedroom with a starting price of Rp 980,000. As well as being relatively close to Plaza Indonesia, the property is also about a seven-minute walk from Gondangdia Station.
Located at TB Simatupang in South Jakarta, this property is relatively close to upscale Pondok Indah. The hotel is like an aparthotel, suitable for business types, but also a good choice for Idul Fitri vacations as some rooms are equipped with a kitchen. Laundry and breakfast services are excluded from the base price, which starts at Rp 880,000 (kes)