The Media Hotel And Towers
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Media Hotel And Towers Jakarta
5 stars hotel.
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... for food. No one understood vege which was a massive struggle and we ate really ate. Went out to a few bars but everywhere was dead and spent an hour in a taxi just driving round finding places. Such a waste but whatever. Came back and watched Man U game with Karum and then planned next few days. Again slept super late and had to wake up ...
... we could not find our car. Our backpacks were in the car, and so were our passports and most of our money. We walked around, and no sign of the car. She was beginning to panic, like really panic. I tried to keep calm, and sometimes you can just read people, and the driver did not seem like a person who would rob us. But yet no sign. I tried calling his phone, and no answer. Now, although I tried to stay calm and reassure her, I was beginning to get alarmed as well. ...
... aimlessly around the depot until being told the next bus was hidden behind some trees.
The bus was crounded and it doesn't even wait for the doors to close before the driver speeds off. Ian went flying and made quite a scene so that everyone could spot who the tourists were.
We found our place down some rundown side street but it actually turned out to be very well kept inside with the added bonus of aircon! Oh ...
... there was no chance to find anything open.
The night was uncomfortable, as you can imagine but we made it and found a hotel by midday the next day. It is in the Jalan Jaksa area, which is supposed to be where the tourists go. This is what I knew of this city before I started traveling: it is big, it is home to 20 million people, it is ugly, messy and too crowded. Well I am sad to say that I was spot on. The city is just completely chaotic with zero ...
... to breakfast and sat outside so we could listen to the game there too. We started playing better and it was halftime so we went back to the room. After halftime not a great start, so we left the room again and came down by the pool to listen to the second half. We got the last two lounge chairs under umbrellas (it's Saturday so the pool is busy again). I'm sure everyone at the pool thinks we are crazy since we were randomly clapping and yelling but totally worth it. I ...