Monday, May 27, 2019

The Oldest Surviving Hotel in Jakarta

Spectr News Theme Isny Dewi R.
06, December 2018

Do you know what the oldest hotel in Jakarta? If you don’t know yet, the answer is Sriwijaya Hotel. The hotel has existed since 1863. Yes, Sriwijaya Hotel has always been a hotel for 155 years, wow! At the beginning, the hotel was named Cavadino Hotel located at Rijswijk and Citadelweg (now Jalan Veteran and Jalan Veteran 1). But in 1899, the hotel changed into Hotel du Lion d’Or. Then it changed again becaming the Park Hotel before 1941.

In the mid 1950’s the hotel sold again becoming the Sriwijaya and for a time it was used by the Indonesian Air Force as a mess hall. The Sriwijaya continues today with an almost unbroken record of over one and a quarter centuries as a hotel.

Built in a colonial style, centrally located in Jakarta, a 5-minute walk from Monumen Nasional (Monas). The oldest hotel in Jakarta is also a 20-minute drive from Mangga Dua Shopping Center and Ancol. It is a one hour drive from Soekarno Hatta International Airport.

The hotel providing free Wi-Fi in public areas, a business center, 24-hour room service, and free parking. Here you can also request a relaxing massage, rent a car or arrange day trips at the tour desk. Or you can using dry cleaning services and a 24-hour front desk to help you get what you need.

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The modern air-conditioned rooms at Sriwijaya Hotel divided into four types of room, Superior, Deluxe, Executive, and Suite. All include a flat-screen TV and minibar. Some rooms have a garden-facing terrace and tea or coffee-making facilities. Not to be missed, private bathrooms with hot-water showers.

To indulging your palate, Sriwidari Restaurant comes to serving you with the abundance of Indonesian heritage recipes, sered from the heart by their best chefs. Sriwidari itself a long long time ago was a Cavadino restaurant serving bonbons and chocolate, comestibles, wine, beer, etc. Sriwijaya Hotel also provides a ballroom with elegant atmosphere for the most memorable weddings in Jakarta. Place your trust in the capable hands of their dedicated wedding planners.



Isny Dewi R.
Isny Dewi R.