Hotel Alila: cool boutique hotel in Jakarta, Indonesia

Heading to Jakarta, Indonesia? Check out Hotel Alila, a chic boutique hotel located in Central Jakarta, in the heart of old Batavia. It overlooks the Presidential Palace, the National Museum (Monas) and is just 4 km from the city’s business district and the biggest Indonesian trade centre (and 45 minutes or 25 km from the Soekarno Hatta International airport). Design is contemporary minimalist using a lot of wood and rich fabrics.

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Swimming pool of Hotel Alila in Jakarta

The hotel has 249 rooms, suites and apartments, some of which have sweeping views over Jakarta. All rooms have Wi-Fi, a flatscreen TV, iPod dock and large bathtubs. Rates for a double room start at around US$85.

The swimming pool is divine! It has wonderful views over the city and there’s a small bar next to it where you can get drinks at sunset. The hotel is ideal for business travelers, but also for large parties and weddings. Its restaurant, buzz, was nominated one of Indonesia’s best restaurants in 2009 by Indonesia Tatler & HSBC.

Hotel Alila
Jl. Pecenongan Kav 7-17
Jakarta 10120
+62 21 231 6008
Email the hotel to inquire about a booking.

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