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de Rivier Hotel

Jalan Kali Besar Barat 44-46, Jakarta 11230, Indonesia (Formerly Batavia Hotel)
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Ranked #242 of 352 Hotels in Jakarta
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

VERY friendly staff - not sure if I was in a bad area or if I just didn't what to expect out of Jakarta, but didn't really feel comfortable walking outside at night. Other than that, superb service, free WiFi and very big, comfortable rooms. Good price, too. I'd highly recommend de Rivier Hotel.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

new room, new look. worth it's price. clean and very kind staff. near to know area, such as museum and sunda kelapa harbour and of course "jembatan intan" this place it's telling alot about batavia history

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

i stay one night at 6th floor, and i feel so nice. Room so clean, comfortable and big. for the staff are kindly and helpful. for overal is good. we know the hotel was under renovation at any floor. there is a free wifi at lobby and room, and make me happy. i will recommended to my friends to stay... More 

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Nijlen Belgium
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9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We staid here for two nights to visit old Jakarta and the harbour. Nice facade , rooms are ok , wifi in the lobby . Very good breakfast , friendly staff , walking distance from Cafe Batavia and town square , 10 minutes to the harbour.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Arrived late at night..... staff very warmly to welcomed me and my sister our rooms at 3rd floor...spacious rooms, colonial style, quietly and so comfortable...nice stay i will recommended to my friends too

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Bogor, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Old hotel but comfortable enough to rest.... the staff are friendly and helpful. Rooms are comfortable and big. The hotel was under renovation at 5th floor, and there has been a lot of changes at the hotel.

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Medan, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The hotel was under renovation when I stayed at this hotel, but I did not see any construction work here. I arrived late at night and the staff warmly welcomed me and my friend. Given a room key and it did not work and I need to go back to reception desk to ask for help. One bell boy came... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Stay here for 3 nights, the Staff are friendly and helpful. Rooms are comfortable and big, Lobby and driveway is very bright and clean. Would definitely come back and stay again. Will recommend to friends too.

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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

This was booked via travel agent for a one night layover after a surf trip. An impressive facade but inside it is very tired and dated. Rooms are acceptable but nothing special. Breakfast was included in the price but limited. Next time I'll stay at the transit hotel at the airport!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

This hotel is now known at the de Rivier. Built by the Dutch, it is still back in pre-war times, despite claims to the contrary. Charming staff meet and greet, obviously wanting the place to work. However, there are leaks everywhere resulting in smelling carpet and a general air of discomfort. The spacious, fabulous rooms would have been wonderful once,... More 

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