No maids during the Idul Fitri holiday?

Stay at these hotels

As the end of Ramadhan nears, some families may consider staying at home without any helping hands, while others may opt to stay at a hotel over the holidays. Here are some recommendations for suitable places to stay in Jakarta.

Harris Hotel & Conventions1

Harris Hotel in Jakarta is a business-traveler hotel. It has three locations, each with their own rates and unique services. At Harris Suites fX Sudirman in South Jakarta, guests will be provided with room service and complimentary four-piece laundry service per day 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 be provided with free breakfast, complimentary three-piece laundry service per day and a 10 percent discount at its cafe for Rp 1,266,000. The former also has a roof-top swimming pool.

(Read also: Four Seasons hotel to reopen on Jl. Gatot Subroto2)

Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express Thamrin3

Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express Thamrin is a good choice if you want to stay in a practical hotel during Idul Fitri. You can wash your own clothes using its washing machine (additional charge applies) and you can walk to nearby shopping malls in your spare time, with Grand Indonesia nearby. There is only one room-type here though, a standard room with queen or twin bed at the current room rate of Rp 765,000 per night.


Located on Jl. Wahid Hasyim in Central Jakarta, Kosenda is a boutique hotel that is relatively close to Plaza Indonesia shopping mall, Sarinah department store, as well as the Tanah Abang area. If you plan on bringing your kids along, its twin-bed type 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. Laundry service is available at an additional charge.

(Read also: 6 Instagram-worthy hotels for your next holiday5)


Still on Jl. Wahid Hasyim, there is another interesting hotel called Morrissey that has rooms equipped with a mini kitchen. Among its facilities are a self-laundry service and a swimming pool. Those who intend to bring their family can opt for Morrissey’s signature studio room or one-bedroom executive with a mezzanine-style bedroom with a starting price of Rp 980,000. Aside from being relatively close to Plaza Indonesia, the property is also around a seven-minute walk to Gondangdia train station.

Kristal Hotel7

Situated in TB Simatupang in South Jakarta, this property is relatively close to the upscale Pondok Indah area. The hotel is like a serviced apartment, catered to business types, but also a good choice for the Idul Fitri Discount Holidays © holiday as some rooms are equipped with a kitchen. Laundry and breakfast service are excluded from the basic price, which starts at Rp 880,000. (kes)


  1. ^ Harris Hotel & Conventions (
  2. ^ Four Seasons hotel to reopen on Jl.

    Gatot Subroto (

  3. ^ Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express Thamrin (
  4. ^ Kosenda (
  5. ^ 6 Instagram-worthy hotels for your next holiday (
  6. ^ Morrissey (
  7. ^ Kristal Hotel (

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