T Modernland Realty Tbk and Accor have opened the Novotel Jakarta Gajah Mada, a newly-built mid-scale hotel conveniently located in one of Jakarta’s most vibrant business and entertainment districts.

Situated in one of Jakarta’s most centrally-located areas for business and entertainment, Novotel Jakarta Gajah Mada is only 30 minutes from Soekarno-Hatta Airport and five minutes from the train station and busway public transportation.

Mari Elka Pangestu, Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, Republic of Indonesia, presided over the hotel’s ribbon cutting ceremony, which was witnessed by more than 600 VIP guests from the hospitality industry.

“We are proud to announce the opening of Novotel Jakarta Gajah Mada, with its contemporary modern minimalist-style architecture and tranquil ambience,” said Novotel Jakarta Gajah Mada’s General Manager, Christiaan Jones

“The hotel’s open spaces and newly-designed rooms are perfect for work or relaxation. In addition, our professional and friendly team will make guests feel at home with an exceptional level of service.”

All 230-rooms feature the latest technologies for convenience and entertainment, including LCD televisions with international channels and free WiFi Internet access. The rooms are also equipped with comfortable beds, tea/coffee making facilities, a minibar and an elegant sofa.

For leisure activities, guests can enjoy the 130 sqm swimming pool or indulge their senses with massages, face and body treatments, at Novotel’s spa and fitness centre. Guests can enjoy the simple pleasures of all-day international (Asian and European) and Indonesian cuisine dining at The Square Restaurant on the sixth floor, as well as cocktails and snacks at Le Bar cafe. In addition, an extensive selection of food and beverages is always at the ready, with the hotel’s 24-hour room service.

To accommodate meetings and incentives, Novotel Jakarta Gajah Mada provides 12 meeting rooms and a pillar-less ballroom equipped with state-of-the-art audio/visual systems, which can cater for functions of up to 600 delegates. Other hotel services include a Children’s Playground and an iMac Internet corner.

Novotel Jakarta Gajah Mada is the 17th Novotel hotel in Indonesia and the second Novotel in Jakarta. The Novotel brand has established itself as the leading midscale brand in Indonesia, offering the perfect combination of relaxation, modernity and efficiency.

James Wilkinson

Editor-In-Chief, Hotel Management