A Majestic Retreat at Keraton at the Plaza, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Jakarta
Experience a distinct and intimate retreat infused with rich Indonesian culture and hospitality at the most prestigious address in the heart of Jakarta
One of the leading upscale five-star hotels in the heart of Jakarta, Keraton at the Plaza, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Jakarta, is ideally situated at Jalan Thamrin, the center of the city’s business district, along with government offices, cultural attractions, restaurants and nightlife entertainment, with a direct access to one of Jakarta’s most popular high-end shopping malls, Plaza Indonesia.
Keraton, which means “palace” in Javanese language, translates to the hotel’s inspiration by the royal palaces, where guests can expect an extraordinary encounter and be treated like a king right at Keraton at the Plaza. Luxurious and spacious guestrooms incorporate a contemporary Indonesian design. Each room is exquisitely appointed with lavish bed and living space, sofa and working desk with the latest plug and play media technology. The magnificent and spacious bathroom is equipped with a customized Jaxson’s oval sit-down bathtub and a separate shower room. Guests can catch the amazing views of the city through the floor-to-ceiling windows.
Never miss out on the latest updates with the complimentary Wi-Fi access that is available throughout the hotel. To enhance your stay, Keraton at the Plaza offers an array of exclusive benefits, such as flexible check-in and check-out time. If you need an extra hand to help you unpack or pack your suitcase and complimentary pressing, just call the Hotel Butler which is available 24 hours a day. The Luxury Collection Concierge service is also available to all guests, which promises an extraordinary hospitality to the most discerning patrons.
Distinct architecture and interior design adorn the Keraton at the Plaza, a true representation of a modern Indonesian palace, featuring vibrant splashes of colors, woods and intricate batik floral patterns throughout the hotel. The stunning interior is designed by Singapore-based SCDA Architects Pte. Ltd. and BuregaFarnell Pte. Ltd., incorporating local elements from the intricate mural of Javanese artwork displayed at the porte-cochère to an abstract piece of hand-carved rich mahogany wood, adorned with vintage gold, depicting a royal welcome. Furthermore, guests can also discover the eclectic collection of art throughout the hotel and in the dedicated gallery, specially curated by the renowned Hadiprana Design Consultants.
Entering the main hotel entrance from Jalan Thamrin, you may notice Batik Kawung motif, a motif which was historically worn by the Javanese royal family, featured on both sides of the driveway leading to the main lobby. Step inside the grand lobby, where you can witness the 2.5-meter Grahacipta Hadiprana’s crystal chandelier masterpiece in Bunga Kawung motif, dangling majestically from the ceiling. The rest of the hotel lobby features floor-to-ceiling Batik Kawung artwork, beautifully accentuated by two Pusaka Kacumas sculptures displayed at each corner. Another piece of art by Grahacipta Hadiprana is the Javanese welcome dance sculpture which highlights the Reception and the Luxury Collection Concierge Desk.
Designed by BuregaFarnell with artwork concept by Grahacipta Hadiprana, Keraton at the Plaza has 138 spacious guest rooms and suites with 4-meter high ceiling, a floor area ranging in size from 61 to 140 sqm, located on level 8 to level 22. Inside the guestrooms and suites, the design incorporates elements of Java, Kalimantan, Sumatera and Sulawesi. Transitional décor embraces the traditional design and the stylish looks of modern design, creating a feeling of comfort and relaxation. A potted orchid gracefully arches on the desk in front of the floor-to-ceiling windows. Muted tones blend the walls, floors and furniture into a calming setting.
Elsewhere, the Keraton Suites are specifically designed to showcase the destinations of four major islands in Indonesia: Java, Sumatera, Kalimantan and Sulawesi. First, in the Java suite, there are unique Javanese flower artwork mounted on the wall with Bunga Parang motif in six layers, Javanese “Tree of Life” artwork made of gold-black and silver-black metal, and batik artwork on the bed runner. Secondly, the Sumatera suite, infused with a touch of Sumatera textile, Songket, with a geometric and radiant motif artwork mounted in the living room and “Tree of Life” ornaments inspired by Rumah Gadang, Padang traditional house. Next, terracotta orange palette adorns the Kalimantan Suite, with “Tree of Life” artwork made of gold-terracotta metal. Lastly, the blue Sulawesi suite, with distinctive elements from the Tongkonan traditional house of Toraja, with an artwork and Tree of Life inspired by the swirl and sun carvings and motif of the Toraja.
For culinary treats, guests may visit two exceptional dining venues in the hotel. The first one is the all-day dining restaurant Bengawan, offering an authentic high-quality Indonesian dining experience, featuring a customized menu that incorporates local flavors and indigenous ingredients from the country. Located on the seventh floor, the restaurant has an indoor and outdoor area, as well as the spectacular view of Jakarta.
Meanwhile, down below the lobby level, guests can enjoy the signature High Tea in the afternoon at the Keraton Lounge, featuring a lavish selection of hot and cold delicacies served with an extensive collection of local and international tea brands. In the evening, the Keraton Lounge transforms into an elegant bar that offers classic cocktails, international selection of wines and signature locally-inspired drinks.
Complete your cityscape retreat with a visit at the Keraton Spa, where you can discover a journey of inner peace, tranquility and total relaxation. Located on the sixth floor, the expansive 1600-sqm Keraton Spa offers an ideal retreat from the busy city life and promises a complete journey of the senses by providing advanced skincare and treatments which is inspired by the ancient traditions of Indonesia. For more information and reservations, please call +62 21 50680000 or visit www.keratonattheplazajakarta.com.