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K.H. Wahid Hasyim St. No.53 | Gondangdia Village, Menteng, Jakarta 10350, Indonesia (Menteng)
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Ranked #208 of 341 Hotels in Jakarta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I like staying at Hotel Cipta for the feeling of an older Jakarta now swiftly vanishing in a plethora of new chain hotels and modern, minimalist renovations. Its location across from the entrance to Jalan Jaksa - Jakarta's "backpackers' street" - sets the tone from which it rises one or two steps. The rooms are mostly clean though can be... More 

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Semarang, Indonesia
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I took a Exc. Superior Room (Room no. 210) for my last night on a business trip to Jakarta. An old hotel (about 23/28 years old), gloomy nuance in the room, smelly bathroom, and the shower didn't work :( The noise level was quite disturbing that I couldn't sleep properly. I heard some workers (or guests) talked and laughed too... More 

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Lyon, France
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71 reviews 71 reviews
27 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Modern hotel with large rooms and good bathrooms. We'll situated in Jakarta center. When we were there some smoke problem occurred in the corridors which the staff tried to control desperately. Bizarre. But it was solved later-on. Excellent choice of European and Indonesian breakfasts.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Hotel is located almost at the end of Jalan Jaksa, what used to be a backpakers street. Really heavy traffic in front of a hotel and it' difficult to cross the street. Rooms were old but clean, and staff was friendly and helpful. There's a nice restaurant behind a reception and a five minute walk to Jalan Jaksa bars and... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Old hotel, worn out furniture and carpet, smelly bathroom and sloppy maintenance. Expensive for what it offers. If you get a room above the kitchen then you'll smell all the variety of food offered there... since early morning!

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16 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Having returned from my short trip to JKT last week & stayed at this hotel for 3 nights, I would like to share my personal views with travellers who may be considering this hotel as their preferred choice. Hotel reception is extremely friendly and transportation is easily accessible and it takes approx. 40 mins ride from Int'l Airport to hotel... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We had problems with language to sort out our booking. Staff is not well trained and they cannot speak decent English. The hotel is very old and not well maintained. Very expensive compared to what you get, a bare minimum.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

We did not enjoy this hotel. Bad customer service and a room full of problems. Smelly bathroom, cold shower, worn out furniture and maintenance unable or unwilling to fix anything. Area is central but not a good neighbourhood.

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Limerick, Ireland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
42 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights. I can't be faulted for its location, but it's interior is old and dated and in need of a major refresh. The room that I had was gloomy, the curtains didnt close properly, the lighting dismal, bathroom had a filthy shower curtain, the shower didn't direct the spray of water at you properly and the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

I stayed in a Standard room for 3 nights in May 2013. Hotel has nothing special. It is very basic accomodation with old wooden furniture. Toilet is newly renovated and clean. The towel and bed linen looked off whitish but they are changed daily. There is no kettle in the room. The receptionists/doorman and other staffs are polite and always... More 

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Address: K.H. Wahid Hasyim St. No.53 | Gondangdia Village, Menteng, Jakarta 10350, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Java > Jakarta > Menteng
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 48
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