Le Meridien Jakarta
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLe Meridien Jakarta
Older property. Could use an update,but, staff were very friendly and helpful.
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... and would have put most malls in the US to shame. We checked in, and for the first time in couple of months, our bags were delivered to our room. The room was great, with all the amenities we had missed for so long. She wanted to tour the hotel, and we walked about seeing the pool, the spa, the restaurants, the stores and of course, the ultra modern gym (perhaps something that thrilled her the most). The people at our beck and call. She seemed very happy, and I knew ...
Hotel Rini is more expensive than we were used to but the cheapest rooms were actually very good value. Cheap rooms in good hotels usually means total rubbish in this part of the world but this one wasn't bad at all and it allowed us use of the pool, lovely gardens and decent WiFi. The staff really try to help you too, if a bit hopelessly. Our bed sheet was a bit dirty so we requested a new one only for every member of staff to then come knocking on our door over the ...
... orangutans at the previous viewing spots.
We had turned around and started heading back down the Sekonyer as the next day we would be returning to Pankalan Bun. On the way there we stopped at the Sekonyer Village for a walk around. It's pretty rough, people living in wooden shacks and rubbish everywhere. Zulham says there's around a hundred families in the village. I asked him what they do for employment and he reckons most of them are involved in the palm ...
... among the visitors and some windmill hunting. Have read about some brewery tours in Bruge so am keen to look into that plus a bike ride from Amsterdam to Rotterdam along the canals, 3 hours each way so I can see me loading bikes onto the train for the return trip as I have a feeling my ambitions are not on par with my fitness ! Anyway enough for now, I will try to send something every few days ...
... out of the car the driver was apologizing to us! We told him it was fine & we'd rather he didn't fall asleep. The remainder of the journey was slow with many traffic jams (Jakarta is famous for these). We did though start discussing music with our two compadres as it turned out that the driver doesn't like Indonesian music at all but is a fan of slow rock and likes many British bands including Queen! Soon we arrived back at Jalan Jaksa and our grotty hostel. What ...