Sleeping, Eating and Entertainment of Jakarta

13 12 2011

Sleeping beauty

Basiccally, Jakarta’s budget hotels is quite expensive. However, there are plenty of cheap beds on offer. There’s a cosmopolitan atmosphere, as the area is also a popular place for Jakarta’s young intelligentsia and artistic type to socialize. Jalan Jaksa is a short stroll from the main drag. Jln Thamrin and also close to Gambir station.

Wisma Delima– ancient family-run place with cell- like rooms but extremeli cheap

Bloem steen Homestay– ancient mattresses and tiny garden out front

Kresna Homestay– dark, secure and benefit

Djody Hotel– minimalist, lobby and this place has equally plain but clean

Hotel Tator– extrememly clean

Hotel Margot– hot water bathrooms, wardrobes and reliable air-conditioning

Great eating

Jalan Jaksa Area

Jasa Bundo– inexpensive masakan Padang

Margot Cafe– classic Jaksa hang out with bamboo walls, wood floors, and cheap local and western faves

Zenya– Japanese food with tatami tables, a sushi brand highly authentic menu. There is even a no smoking area

Ya Udah– great breakfasts and western dishes like Swiss rosti

Paprika– hip, classy restaurant, cum-lounge bar, it even starred in the Indonesian film Arisan!

Kemang food festival– this alternativefood court has dozens of stands whipping up roti canai (Indian style flaky flat bread), martabak and chinese and western choices.

Pasar pagi– another wonderful food bazaar. It’s located next to the mangga dua mall. Half of the stall serve up Indonesian and halal cuisine. It’s a great place to pick and mix dishes and socialise with locals and is open until midnight.


Taman Ismail Marzuki– it’s located on Jalan Cikini Raya 73. It’s Jakarta’s premiere cultural centre stages everything from Balinese dance to poetry readings.

Gedung Kesenian Jakarta– hosts traditional dance and drama. The various cultural centres. It also handle Javan puppet shows (wayang museum)


Plaza Indonesia, Pasar Pagi Mangga Dua, Plaza Senayan, Blok M, Grand Indonesia





3 responses

19 12 2011

sepertinya kamu semakin intim dg kota itu. kalau nanti aku sempat menjejakinya, temani aku.. kemanapun aku mau. 😀

19 12 2011

hehehhe.. ok.ok. aku mengintimkan diri dengan suatu daerah adalah dalam rangka penyembuhan penyakit tak hapal jalan…

20 12 2011

sekarang sudah hapal kan? aku tak mau dibawa nyasar… apalagi ke jurang. hkhk

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