July 05, 2019

Where to Stay in Jakarta Indonesia

Jakarta Indonesia is not a tourist destination, in fact, it is notorious for having horrible traffic so it is very important to choose a hotel that is near a shopping center or restaurant so you don’t have a problem when you want to buy something or you want to eat out.

But despite the fact that Jakarta has traffic problems, what caught my attention is their hotels. My husband is a frequent visitor in Jakarta, Indonesia and for the past few years he was able to try four different hotels and among of his favorite hotels are located in Indonesia.


So if you are planning a quick visit in Jakarta after your Bali trip, if you want to have a family staycation or if you want to have a relaxed business trip then check these hotels.

Where to Stay in Jakarta Indonesia 

1. Hotel Mulia Senayan Jakarta 

Among the hotels that my husband have visited, Hotel Mulia Senayan is his favorite hotel so far. I have no doubt about that because Hotel Senayan is an award-winning hotel. It was part of the Top 15 Hotels in South East Asia in 2015 and Top Hotels in Asia: Readers’ Choice Awards 2017. Even their hotel in Bali Indonesia is also an award-winning hotel.


They are true to their word “Experience a stay like no other” because when it comes to service my husband was very pleased. Service is excellent, you will feel spoiled and pampered especially for returning guests.

The bed, pillows, and duvet are very comfy that you just want to sleep and sleep. They replenished fruits and toiletries every day. They also give complimentary chocolates every night and sometimes they give a voucher that you can use at their restaurant. They have 5 restaurants, one lounge, a bar and cake shop. For amenities, they have a fitness center, swimming pool, and spa.

Read: Hotel Mulia Senayan Jakarta 

2. Shangri La Jakarta 

Shangri La hotel is located in the heart of the capital of Indonesia. It offers 662 rooms and suites, 7 restaurants, cake shop and bar, health club and spa, fitness centers, tennis courts, swimming pool, and shops. It is 45 minutes away from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport and 10 minutes drive from the hotel to Soekarno-Hatta Airport Rail Link.


Shangri La is an oasis in the city, it ideal for business and leisure trip. If you have kids in tow, your kids will definitely enjoy the wet play area. It is quite similar to EDSA Shangri la hotel in the Philippines.

Read: Shangri la Jakarta Hotel Review 
EDSA Shangri la Hotel Review  

3. The Dharmawangsa Hotel Jakarta 

Dharmawangsa Hotel is an award-winning boutique hotel in Jakarta, their Bimasena Spa got an award from Conde Nast Johansens Readers Award 2016. It is 35 km away from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport and 5 km away from Central Business District.


If you want to unwind, relax and you want some privacy, then this eco-hotel is a good choice. It offers a minimum of  66 sqm room so it is really spacious. You have a big room, bathroom, and private balcony. The bathroom has two vanity basins, separate shower, and bathtub. The toiletries are from Belgium. It offers restaurants, gym, spa, and an indoor and outdoor pool.

Read: The Dharmawangsa Jakarta Hotel Review

4. The Westin Jakarta 

The Westin Jakarta hotel is one of the newest hotels and located in the heart of JK Business District. It is situated on the top 20 floors of the tallest building in Indonesia which is Gama Tower. It has a 360-degree view of Jakarta city skyline whether night or day.


It offers a fitness studio, spa, indoor heated swimming pool. It is near shopping malls like Kota Kasablanka Mall and Lotte Shopping Mall. There is a bank in the building. If you have kids in tow, Kidzania Jakarta is just 3.4 miles away and Dunia Fantasi is 9.7 miles away from the hotel.

Read: The Westin Jakarta Hotel Review

These four hotels are not a budget-friendly hotel but if you don’t mind spending more for good accommodation and service, then treat yourself. I’ve mentioned before that Jakarta, Indonesia is not on my bucket list but if ever I will go there, I will have a staycation. Eat, Sleep and Repeat.

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