How has this hotel rated in the past?
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations
TripAdvisor Reviews Ambhara Hotel Jakarta
Travel Blogs from Jakarta
... It is quite an experience in a place so foreign from anything I know, but he has been here before so we make a good team. We travel to and from meals and apartments on Ojeks (run down blue golf carts?) which I absolutely love. I have been eating food I have NEVER seen or heard of before, but starting to really like it!
It is all a little surreal right now, but one day at a time I starting to really love it ...
... there mosquitoes!!!
Jakarta is buzzing! Lots of traffic and mopeds weaving in and out of each other with a cacophony of beeping . There are a number of modern highrise buildings mixed with slums which was a stark contrast but it is much more developed than I anticipated.
We were going to have a siesta and then explore but ended up sleeping until being woken upby midnight building works and 3am torrential rain.
... let us on the bus without a pre-purchased ticket, much to the consternation of some of the other passengers, but there was room for everyone in the end. Something had obviously got a little bit lost in translation and we thought we we going to be arriving into Jakarta at 7am, when in actual fact the journey took 7 hours and we found ourselves deposited at 3am at Rambutan bus terminal, which is actually about 20km south of Central Jakarta. The bikes seemed to have ...
... has often been nicknamed "Soekarno's last erection"... we honestly struggled to see the similarity... we had been rather looking forward to admiring this "erection"...! Bitter disappointment... another let down. The monument was also closed when we visited it (on a Monday?!), which prompted a local TV channel to approach us at the gates to see if we would like to be interviewed, giving our views on this spontaneous decision to close the monument on Mondays... errrrr ...
... situation and this officers obvious misuse of power. I told Jim that he was clearly disliked by the officer. After a number of hours, Jim was called over and told to come back in two days time. He was also told to wear long pants and a collared shirt next time. We went back two days later and had to wait for a few more hours and then we got our visas! This was cause for celebration. Where to go next?
ECO-CYCLING & LOVE POEMS - We decided to take an industry ...