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Places to stay in Jakarta - Best Accommodation Bases in Jakarta

From trendy zip codes to the city's central business district the options for visitors looking for a holiday base in Jakarta are endless. Here are the city's top pick tourist hubs for vacationers.

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The Golden Triangle

The Golden Triangle

As an integral part of Central Jakarta, known as Jakarta Pusat, The Golden Triangle area has been a tourist favorite among the city's popular bases for several decades. As the convergence point of three main city roads namely the Jl. Rasuna Said street, Jl. Sudirman street and Jl. Gatot Subroto street the venue is ideal for those in search of apartment accommodation the venue is within close proximity to the city's best nightlife attractions. Easy access to the city's attraction is guaranteed at this bustling metropolis zip code which offers a wide range of serviced and non serviced apartments.

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Kuningan

Kuningan

Located to the east of Jl. Rasuna Said Kuningan is a hotbed of activity all year round. As a former diplomatic region the area now served as a favorite expat residence hub. Ideal for shopping enthusiasts Kuningan offers visitors easy access to some of the city's most popular shopping malls. Within a short distance Grand Indonesia those based in Kuningan will find shopping centers such as Plaza Indonesia and Pacific Place a mere 15 minutes away. With a metropolitan feel with a few public parks and green spaces this area is a good option for travellers who wish to remain close to the city centre without constant traffic and the buzz of city life imposing on their holiday.

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Menteng

Menteng

As one of the older neighborhoods in Indonesia's bustling capital Menteng enjoys a reputation as one of the most exclusive and prestigious zip codes in the city. Lined with colonial structures harking back to the Dutch era the locale is home of many diplomatic missions as well as residences. With easy access to the central business district of Jakarta visitors based in Menteng will have the city's best shopping malls just minutes away. Highlights include Plaza Indonesia, Grand Indonesia and Sarinah. Exuding its own colonial city charm the tree lined streets with historic residences makes this hub a premier base for travellers with discerning tastes.

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Kemang

Kemang

Another preferred base for expats and seasoned visitors alike Kemnag is another fashionable area in southern Jakarta or Jakarta Selatan as it's locally known. Conveniently located with The Golden Triangle less than an hour away the venue is ideal for long stay visitors as it houses three premium supermarkets the likes of Ranch Market, Kem Chicks and Hero within its confines. As the home base of Kemang Village, the area's newest mall tourists based in this trendy part of town can experience Jakarta suburb life first hand.

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Permata Hijau

Permata Hijau

Ideally situated less than 15 minutes away from the southern fringes of Jl. Sudirman the Permata Hijau area is known for its tree lined streets and lush, verdant spaces. Another favorite for shopaholics and mall enthusiasts some of the retail highlights located near the area include shopping centers such as Senayan City, ITC Permata Hijau, Plaza Senayan and Gandaria. The Beliza Shopping Center and traditional shop houses are also part of the landscape where one finds premier Jakarta service apartments such as the Somerset Berlian Jakarta among many others.