Newest Luxury Collection Hotel to Open In Jakarta

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    Starwood Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce that The Keraton at The Plaza, a Luxury Collection® Hotel, will open to the world in late April 2012. Located in the heart of Indonesia’s capital city of Jakarta, The Keraton at The Plaza is an iconic oasis of quiet luxury on the Jalan Thamrin, one of Jakarta’s most prestigious streets. With its unique modern ambiance reflective of Jakarta’s rich indigenous culture, a luxury spa and a full suite of distinctive amenities and epicurean experiences, The Keraton at the Plaza is an inimitable focal point for distinguished business and leisure travelers. Inspired by the Javanese word for “palace”, The Keraton at The Plaza is a distinct and intimate luxury hotel offering a unique, modern interpretation of the rich Indonesian culture. Rising from the 8th to the 22nd floors of the Keraton building, The Keraton is ideally located in the heart of Jakarta on Jalan Thamrin, a prestigious address that includes embassies, corporate headquarters, museums and Jakarta’s high-end shopping and entertainment complex, Plaza Indonesia. It is the perfect locale and setting for hosting corporate visitors and board meetings, intimate celebrations or a romantic getaway.

    An Immersive Experience
    The Keraton at The Plaza offers 140 spacious guest rooms and suites, including four sumptuous Keraton suites more than 135sqm each. Ranging in size from 61 – 140sqm, each guest room and suite is a haven of Javanese luxury, offering an open floor design with spectacular views of downtown Jakarta through floor-to-ceiling windows. With interior design by SCDA Singapore and the Burega Farnell, the sleek décor of The Keraton at The Plaza is inspired by the diversity of Indonesia’s geography and culture, with splashes of color, rich woods, and intricate Batik floral patterns. Artworks displayed throughout the hotel are commissioned to Hadiprana, a famous Indonesian interior designer. Each room offers state of the art in-room technology, including a 42-inch LCD Television with cable, as well as a 22-inch LCD television in the study with iPad, iPod and PC connectivity. Finally, each suite comes with personal, 24-hour butler service which includes a nightly turn-down.

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    Daniel Fountain / 01.04.2012

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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