At least 10,000 best athletes from 45 countries across Asia will gather in Jakarta, the nation’s capital, and Palembang, South Sumatera, from August 18th to September 2nd to celebrate the Asian Games, the biggest sports event in Asia.
There will be 46 sports compete in the Asian Games, and 16 of them will be held at GBK and JCC Jakarta, including aquatics, badminton, and basketball.
Luckily the two arenas are only around one kilometer apart from each other, and located in the same area called Senayan in Central Jakarta.
So, staying around Senayan, will be the best options for you if you do not want to miss to witness the world’s second biggest sporting event.
Here are some recommendations for hotels in downtown Jakarta located less than five kilometers from the two arenas in Senayan:
1 | Hotel Mulia
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Located only less than two kilometers away from the GBK and around two kilometers away from JCC, hotel Mulia is among the closest hotels around GBK.
Operated since 1997, the Jakarta five-star hotel offers a luxurious accommodation including its art fitness facilities, swimming pool, and selections of the best restaurants in the city.
Don’t worry they have 994 rooms in the hotel and you can choose a wide variety of rooms with rates ranging from IDR 3,350,000 to IDR 5,400,000 per night.
Address: Jl. Asia Afrika No.40-70,, Senayan, RT.1/RW.3, Gelora, Central Jakarta 10270
Telephone: (021) 5747777
2 | The Fairmont
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The Fairmont is also one of the closest hotels to GBK. Located less than one kilometer away, the hotel is only ten minutes away from GBK if you want to reach the hotel by foot. It also located only two kilometers away from JCC.
This international luxury hotel brand offers exceptional accommodations for the guests including fitness center, outdoor swimming pool, children’s splash pool and whirlpool.
Tired after watching the sports events? You can restore the energy at the Fairmont’s very own Willow Stream Spa which boasted as one of the most luxurious spa retreats in the city.
Rates ranging from IDR 3,356,000 to IDR 8,250,000 per night.
Address: Gelora Bung Karno, Jl. Asia Afrika No.8, RT.1/RW.3, Gelora, Jakarta, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10270
Telephone: (021) 29703333
3 | The Sultan Hotel & Residence
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The Sultan Hotel & Residence is the closest to GBK and JCC that you can choose around Senayan. You only have to walk for three minutes from the hotel gate to JCC since it is located right next to JCC. It is also less than one kilometer away from GBK.
Feel free to bring your children since the hotel provides spacious children playground, also jogging track, fitness center and tennis court.
Rates ranging from IDR 1,015,000 to IDR 3,217,500
Address: Jl. Gatot Subroto, RT.1/RW.3, Gelora, Tanah Abang, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10270
Telephone: (021) 5703600
4 | Century Park Hotel
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Century Park Hotel is strategically located in Senayan area, only 400 meters away from GBK, and 1.5 km away from JCC.
The four stars hotel is also within walking distance from shopping malls Plaza Senayan and Senayan City.
You will also be spoiled by authentic Indonesian cuisine cooked by the hotel’s chefs, or indulged in the ‘All You Can Eat’ Asian delight from Singapore, Thailand, India, and Malaysia at the hotel’s infamous Dapour Restaurant.
Rates ranging from IDR 1,390,3 to IDR 12,940,000
Address: Jl. Pintu Satu Senayan, RT.1/RW.3, Gelora, Tanah Abang, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10270
Telephone: (021) 5712041
5 | Harris Suites Fx
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Staying in this hotel is the best option for you who likes to shop as right below the hotel is the FX Sudirman shopping center.
The shopping center provides you with an exciting mixture of business center and entertainment center. You can easily find many cafes and restaurants on its floors.
The location is also very strategic for you to watch the Asian Games, as it is only 1.7 kilometers away from JCC and only 900 meters away from GBK.
Rates ranging from IDR 884,000 to IDR 1,232,000
Address: Jl. Jend. Sudirman, RT.1/RW.3, Senayan, Tanah Abang, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10270
Telephone: (021) 25554333
6 | The Ritz Carlton SCBD
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The Ritz Carlton Hotel is well known for its luxurious accommodations and amenities. During the Asian Games the five-star hotel which located in the Sudirman Central Business District will be one of your best options since it is located only 2.2 kilometers away from JCC and 1.6 kilometers away from GBK.
The five-stars hotel 5-star rooms provides the convenience of 24 hours in-room dining and butler services and access in its 62 rooms. Shopping is easy since the hotel is in the same building with the Pasific Place shopping mall.
Rates ranging from IDR 3,800,000 to 9,800,000
Address: Sudirman Central Business District, Jl. Jendral Sudirman Kav. 52-53 Jakarta, Jakarta 12190
Telephone: (021) 25501888
7 | The Gunawarman
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It might not be the closest to the Asian Games venues, but staying in the beautiful Gunadarma hotel will give you an elegant yet warm experience in its European interior style rooms.
You can relax after going back from watching the Asian games and enjoy the neighborhood around the hotel, such as trying many exquisite menus along the Jl. Gunadarma as it is home for various popular restaurants.
Or pamper yourself in the spa, beauty parlors and menswear fashion store across the street.
Located in South Jakarta, The Gunawarman hotel is around three kilometers away from JCC and GBK.
Rates ranging from IDR 2,100,000 to IDR 2,500,000 per night.
Address: Jalan Gunawarman No. 3, Selong, Kebayoran Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta
Telephone: (021) 22770007
8 | Veranda at Pakubuwono
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If you do not want to be near the metropolitan hustle bustle, Veranda Hotel could be your choice.
Located around 4.7 kilometers from JCC and 3.6 kilometers from GBK the hotel could give you some place to relax after watching the frenzy sport events in Senayan.
The hotel also provides you with restaurants, gym, traditional spa and outdoor swimming pool.
Rates ranging from IDR 875,000 to IDR 1,800,000
Address: Jalan Kyai Maja No.63, RT.6/RW.2, Kramat Pela, Kebayoran Baru, RT.6/RW.2, Kramat Pela, Kby. Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12130
Telephone: (021) 73910808
9 | Bellezza Suites
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Belleza Suites could be your choice if you are looking for a comfortable room and more affordable price. The hotel offers 65 luxurious suites and also gives you free access to its beautiful garden, swimming pool and gym center.
If you like cycling, you might like it here, since you can rent the bike from the hotel and go enjoy the view around Permata Hijau residential area. Want to go shopping? You only need to walk the across the street as Belleza is located right in front of ITC Permata Hijau shopping mall.
It is also still conveniently close to the GBK and JCC, with only five kilometers away. Rates ranging from IDR 836,000 to IDR 1,995,000
Address: Jalan Letjen Soepeno No.34, Arteri Permata Hijau, RT.4/RW.2, Grogol Utara, Kebayoran Lama, RT.4/RW.2, Grogol Utara, Kby. Lama, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12210
Telephone: (021) 29916008
10 | Sommerset Berlian
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Nestled within the exclusive Permata Hijau residential district, Somerset Berlian is located around four kilometers away from the GBK and JCC.
It might be not the closest hotel, but if you need a place to rest after the exciting day watching the sports game you may want to choose to stay here.
The area is surrounded by lush greenery and beautifully landscaped gardens, giving the fresh air to recharge your soul.
You can also easily walk to ITC Permata Hijau Shopping Mall if you need to buy anything.
Rates ranging from IDR 1,400,000 – IDR 1,700,000
Address: Permata Hijau, Jalan Permata Berlian V, RT.14/RW.2, Grogol Utara, Kby. Lama, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12210
Telephone: (021) 53668888
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