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There are other ways to enjoy your holiday in the midst of a pandemic, one of which is staycation. No need to go far, in Jakarta there are many hotels that offer memorable staycation experiences. One of them you can find in a hotel in Menteng, Central Jakarta, called Des Indes.
Located on Jalan HOS Cokroaminoto 84-86, Hotel Des Indes is close to Menteng Park. So that you will have no trouble finding it. The hotel building carries a colonial style, both on the interior and exterior. Inspired by the Des Indes Hotel that opened in colonial times a long long time ago, this hotel will take you into a time tunnel.
Painted in neutral colors, Des Indes looks elegant. Entering the lobby area, you will be greeted by a grand piano with a dark sofa next to it. You can also feel Dutch nuances in the restaurant, Paloma Bistro & Bar. This restaurant is quite big with beautiful chandeliers and big windows. This hotel does carry a theme in such a way as to commemorate the typical hospitality of Batavia in the past.
Uniquely, even though this hotel has a strong Dutch feel and is inspired by the hotel from the country, the name Des Indes itself actually comes from French. Des is roughly the same as The in English. While Indes means Hindia in French.
This hotel in Menteng has 66 rooms which are divided into three types, Deluxe with an area of 20 square meters, Grand Deluxe with 25 square meters, and Executive Deluxe with an area of 30 square meters. Rooms at Des Indes are priced at quite affordable rates, starting from Rp. 380 thousand for Deluxe room type. Regarding the market, Des Indes is targeting business people. Even so, this hotel is happy to welcoming guests from other segments such as leisure or staycation, it can also be for people who just want to transit.
Apart from providing a place to stay, Des Indes Hotel Menteng is also equipped with pleasant facilities such as Paloma Bistro & Bar, The Clinic Beautyphilosophy, to a coworking space for those of you who prefer to work outside the office.