Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton today announced the opening ofDoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta – Diponegoro, the first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Indonesia. Conveniently located in the heart of Jakarta city, the new-build, upscale 253-room hotel opens with three dining outlets, including one modern all-day dining restaurant, as well as an outdoor pool, a kids' pool, seven meetings and events rooms, and 24-hour business and fitness centers.
The hotel is 4.2 kilometers away from the Central Business District, near multinational companies, embassies, government offices as well as the city center's popular shopping, dining and entertainment landmarks such as Plaza Indonesia and Grand Indonesia.
"With its prime location in Jakarta's city center, DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta – Diponegoro is the perfect location for our brand to debut in Indonesia," said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. "We look forward to introducing our unique service culture to our Indonesian guests and welcoming international travelers who have stayed with us in other destinations. Starting with the iconic warm chocolate chip cookie welcome, presented to each guest upon arrival, and extending through every aspect of their stay, visitors to our new hotel will experience what we mean when we say it is the "little things" that can make all the difference during a hotel stay and that is where DoubleTree by Hilton excels."
Spanning more than 1,400 square meters of meeting and banquet spaces, DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta – Diponegoro offers seven versatile function rooms which can cater to a variety of meetings and events including a standing reception of up to 800 persons in the hotel's Makara Ballroom. The large, flexible Makara ballroom is pillar-less and features an eight-meter high ceiling. Other features to the meeting facility include a dedicated porte-cochere and a naturally-lit foyer that leads to the outdoor garden. A 24-hour business center allows guests to stay connected and productive throughout their visit.
"The opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta – Diponegoro marks the addition of our third brand to our portfolio in Indonesia," said Martin Rinck, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide. "The development of our portfolio within this market has been gaining momentum in recent months and we continue to be committed to expanding our footprint in Indonesia. I am excited that DoubleTree by Hilton has made its debut in the metropolitan city of Jakarta and am confident that the hotel will offer visitors to this vibrant capital a warm, friendly, world-class hospitality experience."
The hotel offers three innovative dining and entertainment options including the all-day dining restaurant, OPEN, which features three show kitchen stations that serve local Indonesian, Asian and Western cuisines as well as a barista counter to serve fresh coffee specialties. Guests can unwind in the cozy T LOUNGE which serves a variety of gourmet coffees, cocktails and premium wines. By the poolside, guests can relax at KREM pool bar which offers a selection of ice creams, as well as local and Western-style light bites.
Guests can also enjoy the comforts and convenient features of the spacious guestrooms including the DoubleTree by Hilton Sweet Dreams™ bed, a 42-inch LCD TV, and a large workspace with internet access and Wi-Fi connectivity. Guests can re-energize at the wellness center that includes a 24-hour fitness center fully furnished with LifeFitness® health equipment. Located next to the swimming pool and kids' pool, the wellness center also features spa facilities including three therapy rooms with attached whirlpools.
As part of the Hilton Worldwide portfolio, DoubleTree by Hilton offers guests the opportunity to earn and redeem points for stays through the Hilton HHonors guest loyalty program. Guests staying at the first DoubleTree in Indonesia can earn 1,000 bonus points per night for a minimum stay of three nights between May 4 and August 31, 2014, inclusive.
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