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Grand Jatra Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Jalan Jenderal Sudirman, No. 47 | Balikpapan Superblock, Balikpapan, Indonesia
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Ranked #9 of 26 hotels in Balikpapan
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Thalissaa Samarinda, Indonesia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Samarinda, Indonesia
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Because of its sauna, gym, pool and jacuzzi facilities, I stayed in Grand Jatra Balikpapan. I got a very big room, large sofa, rich bathroom interior, but small TV. The lobby was also great and the restaurant served delicious foods. The horrible one was just the jacuzzi. They said the pool was underconstraction. How can a five-star hotel made an... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Jatra Hotel is located in the Balikpapan Super Block, like most malls and shopping centres in Indonesia it has been abbreviated to BSB. Excellent location for the hotel especially if you are there for a few days on business. The mall is typically full of resto's and the usual array of shops. There is also a Foodmart in the... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At approximately $60/night this hotel is great value. Tidy rooms with nice bathroom and good bed. Pekanbaru itself it not the most charming place I've been but that can't be blamed on the hotel. Nice breakfeast menu in a very nice venue. Did not have time to try the gym. Pool area looked really nice. Would recommend this hotell.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Love this hotel, great food, deluxe rooms are huge with the quality...Staff cant do enough for you... Pool on the roof top and spa great. Great shopping mall underneath the hotel, with bars and nightclub. Will be back.

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Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

A place like Balikpapan is having a property which is in the best part of the city. A pleasant living hotel with all facilities and excellent food. Good swimming pool and other facilities. It is situated in a part of a very good mall, so one will find all shopping, food and living at the same place. Rooms are good... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

I booked this hotel as I didn't see any of the IHG brand hotels, which I normally use, in Balikpapan. The staff were very cordial and helpful. The property seemed like it has had a recent makeover as the faint smell of paint was ever present in the room and the corridor. The décor was spartan and the furniture looked... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I was booked here 2 times from my client... The hotel is safe and clean! But that's it. It's boring and the food isn't a great affair. From the 5 stars probably 2 are given themself. A common 3 star western standard hotel... Is ok to spend a night but for longer stay there a better hotels here in Balikpapan... More

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Chillicothe, Illinois
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

5 star hotel compared to a gutter maybe. Poor service from the get go. Picked up late at airport. Staff doesn't understand English. I have no accent. Bugs crawling on toast at breakfast. Chefs cannot cook eggs to order. Get coffee yourself. Medium rare means no red and no blood in steak. If you like poor service but like access... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Another trip to Balikpapan on at extended business trip to Balikpapan and Samarinda this time. A return stay at the Grand Jatra. We were each booked into business suites during this trip, photos of the room attached My previous review is here http://www.tripadvisor.com.sg/ShowUserReviews-g317100-d1953153-r158555088-Grand_Jatra_Hotel-Balikpapan_East_Kalimantan_Borneo.html Pros : As per the last report, some of the more mouth watering details can be found... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I stayed here for 5 days on business trip. Yes, the reception is not on lower level. Take the elevator. The staff is very helpful. Just kindly ask what you need and want. I was placed in superior room, whereas should be in deluxe. Had to wait for rearrangement but went smooth. Be patient. The room was spacious, clean, and... More

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Address: Jalan Jenderal Sudirman, No. 47 | Balikpapan Superblock, Balikpapan, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Borneo > East Kalimantan > Balikpapan
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Ranked #9 of 26 hotels in Balikpapan
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Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Jatra Hotel 4*
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