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Mel’s Dorm a Cheap Strategic Hostel at Jakarta Old Town

By Isny Dewi R

11 Mar 2019

Mel's Dorm the new affordable hostel in Kota Tua.

Just officially opened in October 2018, backpackers in Jakarta are now getting spoiled by the new cheap and strategic hostel, Mel's Dorm. The hostel is conveniently located in the centre of the historical Jakarta Old Town (Kota Tua Jakarta). You can find Mel's Dorm on the second  floor of the Kerta Niaga building, the same building where there are a restaurant, a coffee shops, handicraft and art shops in the downstairs.

The rooms at Mel’s Dorm are divided into several options including Private Double Bed, Private Bunk Bed, 4 Bed Female Dorm, and Single Bed Mixed Dorm. The rates they have to offer are affordable, starting at Rp 130.000 per night for their mixed dorm.

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Although it is a simple accommodation, but Mel’s Dorm provides nice facilities to make you more comfortable, such as free WiFi, air conditioned rooms, bed linen and bath towel, free use of desktop computer, hot and cold shower, luggage storage, complimentary breakfast, complimentary coffee and tea, bed reading lamp, as well as slippers.

Hostel’s front balcony overlooks a beautiful scenery of the new Kali Besar River Park and rows of the old Dutch Colonization heritage buildings, as well as the Historical Fatahillah Square and the Jakarta History Museum are just a hop away from this place. You will also get easy access to public transportations and services within minutes of walking distance, such as Jakartakota Train Station, Trans Jakarta busway system, banks, shops, and other nearby tourist interesting places.

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Enjoy hostel’s friendly staff, warm hospitality, clean and comfy dorm beds, bath and breakfast, at affordable price at Mel’s Dorm!


Mel's Dorm
2nd Level, Kerta Niaga Building, Jl. Kali Besar Timur No. 8, Kota Tua, Jakarta Barat

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Phone: 021 2269 3377