Barceló Hotel Group opens a 5-star hotel in Jakarta

  • Located in the heart of Jakarta and Designed by prestigious architect Bill Bensley, The Orient Jakarta, a Royal Hideaway Hotel infuses local culture and heritage into unique interiors.

Hotel Barcelo Band opens its latest 5-star hotel in Jakarta, Indonesia – The Orient Jakarta, a Royal Hideaway Hotel. Located in Jakarta’s central business district, this stellar property is the group’s first property in the country and promises to bring a new standard of tourism to the capital. The establishment, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, is characterized by its state-of-the-art facilities and original interiors designed by world-renowned architect, Bill Bensley, one of the key figures in contemporary hotel design. luxury in Asia. .

At 32 stories tall, The Orient Jakarta, a Royal Hideaway Hotel is home to 153 keys, divided into eight categories and spread over twelve floors, including Superior, Deluxe, Grand Deluxe Orient and Grand Orient rooms. The property also offers sumptuous Orient, Presidential Junior and Presidential suites.

Guests and residents of Jakarta will be treated to a serene panoramic view of the city with a delightful blend of traditional Javanese and Balinese ambience. The 5-star property also offers unique dining experiences at the hotel’s restaurant and dining lounge, Caspar Restaurant and Lounge. Foodies can indulge in modern Spanish cuisines cooked in an open kitchen and whiskey bar serving cocktails from a private Caspar corner, resulting in a Prohibition-style aesthetic. The rooftop will be transformed into an urban beach club oasis featuring a restaurant – Café California, two swimming pools, a Jacuzzi, a dance floor and an infinity pool bar with breathtaking views of the picturesque city.

The Orient Jakarta, a Royal Hideaway Hotel will have an extensive fitness area, which includes a yoga and meditation room, a wellness corner, saunas and a weight zone, among many other facilities. The hotel also has seven meeting rooms and lounges with VIP areas, as well as an open terrace for events, as well as five floors of secure parking.

A Journey Through Old Jakarta

Architect, landscape designer and interior designer, Bill Bensley is known for his work in the hospitality industry – with notable projects in Southeast Asia; and for innovatively combining sustainability and environmental conservation with high-end luxury living. Winner of numerous awards, such as Conde Nast Traveler’s No. 1 hotel in the world and Architectural Digest’s AD100, Bensley has designed more than 200 hotels around the world, his most recent project being The Orient. Jakarta. The magnificent hotel is distinguished by its elegant blend of traditional styles and avant-garde designs, inspired by the hotel’s surroundings and the ancient history of the island, the furnishings, ornaments and antiques exude a spirit of heritage that reflects the richness of Indonesian culture.

Among its references to local art, the interiors incorporate numerous elements of craftsmanship, each with cultural significance. The décor weaves a narrative that invites guests to discover and experience the island of Java from within, immersing themselves in its culture. Bensley intimately infused Jakarta’s UNESCO cultural heritage into the interior design project, using sculptures, prints and paintings made by local artisans.

Royal Hideaway Luxury Hotels and Resorts

The Royal Hideaway Luxury Hotels & Resorts are located in exceptional locations, seeking the authenticity and attention to detail that characterize the brand. Its portfolio is made up of unique establishments linked to art and culture; its spirit blends the classic with the modern, reflecting the most extraordinary of each destination. Orient Jakarta consolidates the brand’s philosophy – hotels that deliver extraordinary and unforgettable experiences, because every journey has a soul and creating special memories is an art.

Expansion in Asia, the Middle East and North Africa

The opening of this new project in Indonesia confirms Barceló Hotel Group’s desire to develop in Asia. The Barceló Hotel Group currently manages a hotel in Sri Lanka, the Occidental Paradise Dambulla, a 4-star establishment with 67 rooms, located in the ancient city of Dambulla and famous for its natural beauty and unique cultural heritage. In May 2023, Barceló Hotel Group plans to open a second hotel in Sri Lanka, Occidental Eden Beruwala, following a complete renovation of its facilities.

The expansion into Sri Lanka is the result of an agreement, signed in 2019, between Barceló Hotel Group and Browns Investments, a subsidiary of LOLC Group and one of Sri Lanka’s largest business conglomerates. The deal also involves expansion into the Maldives, with plans to oversee construction and manage two new hotels in the tourist destination. The two new properties will include a 5-star resort on Bodufino Island and a hotel in Malé, scheduled to open in December 2022 and the first quarter of 2023 respectively. Going forward, Barceló Hotel Group hopes to manage the development of a resort of three 5-star hotels in the North Male Atoll, Maldives.

Barceló Hotel Group recently announced the opening of Barceló Tanger, a completely renovated 5-star hotel on the seafront of Tangier, Morocco. In July 2021, the Spanish hotel chain was appointed by Oman Tourism Development Company (OMRAN Group), the Sultanate of Oman’s executive arm for tourism and development, to manage and operate the Barceló Mussanah Resort in Mussanah, Oman. With these new openings, Barceló Hotel Group is the leading Spanish hotel chain in the MENA region, currently operating 20 hotels in five countries including Morocco, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Oman.

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About Barcelo Hotel Group

Barceló Hotel Group, the hotel division of the Barceló Group, is the second largest hotel chain in Spain and among the 30 largest in the world by number of rooms. The group was recognized as the “Best management company in the world” at the last edition of the World Travel Awards, considered the Oscars of tourism. It currently has more than 270 4- and 5-star city and holiday hotels, totaling more than 60,000 rooms, distributed in 24 countries, and marketed under four brands: Royal Hideaway Luxury Hotels & Resorts, Barceló Hotels & Resorts, Occidental Hotels & Allegro Resorts and Hotels. It is also part of the Crestline Hotels & Resorts group, an independent hotel company with 130 properties in the United States. For more information: www.barcelo.com

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