Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia and has more than 10 million inhabitants.
The most known neighbourhoods are:
Kota Tua and Sunda Kelapa
This is the old town and historical harbour, with musea, old buildings and great spots to sit and relax.
Chinatown is an old neigbourhood with beautiful Chinese tempels
The Menteng neighbourhood was built about a hundred years ago with beautiful houses for the rich. You find here parks, trees and good restaurants.
The Tanah Abang district is known for trade, especially clothes.
Favorite hotels in Jakarta:
If you have to leave early or arrive late it is easy to spend the night at the airport. The traffic in Jakarta is unpredictable and you don’t want to miss you flight because of a traffic jam.
Jakarta Airport Hotel
Mercure Batavia hotel in Jakarta
Mercure Batavia is located close to the Kota Tua and Sunda Kelapa. You can easily walk to the harbour or old town square and visit one of the nice restaurants.
ARCS House Menteng by Jambuluwuk
If you like a guesthouse, check out this beautiful and not too big guesthouse in Menteng, Jakarta:
Also the Hermitage hotel is located in the beautiful Menteng district:
Holiday Inn & Suites Jakarta Gajah Mada
This hotel is located in Glodok, Jakarta
Hotel Somerset Sudirman
This hotel is located in Tanah Abang