10 Best Homestays In Jakarta, Indonesia - Updated 2024

Chronis
Chronis 
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On the northwest corner of the most populated island of the world, Java, lies Jakarta, the economic, cultural and political center of Indonesia, a top international tourist destination over the last years. And whilst most of the international hotel chains are present in the city, the growth of tourism created the need for more and of better quality lodgings. In this part of Asia, we have the tradition of homestays, where the owners rent a room or a part of their house to their guests. This is why we did a thorough search and we found and propose to you 10 smart choices for your accommodation. Check out, below, our list of the best homestays in Jakarta, Indonesia.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 04, 2024.

1. Heryson Bed and Breakfast (from USD 19)

The host, Hery, and his family try to give a real home experience to you and they are always there to help. The apartment is clean, spacious and quiet, in a residential area with several options for food around, even a 24-hour McDonalds in walking distance. You need to take into consideration that the bathroom is shared but that it is also part of the experience that this is your home for the time being! You will have full access to the whole house, which includes a fully equipped kitchen and washing machine. But most of all, it will be your interaction with the hosts that will make this experience a really good one!

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Kembangan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta, Indonesia
11.03 km (6.9 mi) from Salam Park
61 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable bed good wifi - we were satisfied
the spaceious room provides ac and a nice breakfast is included
they gave us few tips about the city and amazing breakfast
Cleanliness:
clean and nice place to stay in
room and bathroom is very clean
the house is clean and lovely
hery's place is clean comfortable and easy to find
hery's house are very clean
Host:
hery was an amazing host
hery is a very helpful host
hery is a nice host he is friendly and kind
mr hery is communicative and friendly
hery was a wonderful host very communicative and stayed up to make sure i found the apartment okay
Location:
hery's place is located in a safe and quiet neighborhood
hery's place is situated in a quite neighbourhood and is easily accessible
we just spend one night in hery's place but it was really comgortable and nice
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2. A hidden gem (from USD 57)

Combining indoor and outdoor space and also having almost 300 square feet (27 square meters) on your own, this hidden gem provides a calm and relaxing experience. Away from the noise and the traffic, with enough privacy, breakfast, the pool, and a king-size bed, you can regain your power after the long trip or even a big day of sightseeing. With all the western amenities and at the same time an Asian character in the interior design, this room includes the best of both worlds.

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Pasar Minggu, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta, Indonesia
1.36 km (0.9 mi) from Salam Park
169 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i appreciated the little things like the wifi dongle and various documentation that noran made for her guests
rooftop with great view cozy library awesome swimming pool detailed and relaxing bedroom most comfortable place ever
i really liked the house the furniture and decoration its just like the pictures and it feels really comfortable
we’re so lucky to be able to book her room on such great value
will definitely come back for the cats (and dogs) the home-made breakfast noran made is lovely as well
Cleanliness:
clean friendly and beautiful
her house was fantastic and extremely clean
it was a nice stay in noran's house the place is clean well decorated and cozy
noran home very clean eco friendly instagramable :)
the place is clean and nice interior and convenient with all the facilities
Host:
she was so lovely and kind person
amazing host amazing cool place
noran is super friendly host she provide us with great hospitality
she has been very kind accommodating & welcoming from the moment we booked until we checked out
noran as the host was very friendly
Location:
locationthe location is amazing
house location is actually easy to reach
the location is very cosy and safe
noran's place is perfectly amazing
a must place to visit for animal lovers
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3. Private rooms in Central Jakarta

Right in the heart of Jakarta and only 100 meters (109 yards) from Jala Jaksa, this group of apartments is a real value for money. The location is great, right next to the action and at the same time, the entrance is on a quiet street, keeping the noise away. Either for a single traveler or for two, the room provides a private entrance and bathroom, Wi-fi and the hosts are super friendly and willing to help with any issue or question.

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Menteng, Jakarta Pusat (Central Jakarta) , Special Capital Region of Jakarta, Indonesia
10.91 km (6.8 mi) from Salam Park
114 reviews  
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the aircon and wifi was really good almost the best wifi we had in indonesia
the room was comfortable and air conditioned
the air conditioning works charms bathroom is clean
i think the fan was very vulnable because i was not trying to brake
everything is good except for the wifi since it cannot reach my room
Cleanliness:
good clean basic place to stay
nina's place was very clean and tidy
small room but very clean
the room was very clean
the room was very clean
Host:
hosts were very helpful
the reception was pleasant and helpful
staff were really friendly and helpful
and the host was really nice
the host was very friendly and obliging
Location:
the location was ideal for me as my destination was within walking distance
location is interesting feeling of a village within the city
the location of this house is really amazed me
it's pretty easy to get to with the damri bus from the airport
the room is really good located in a quiet area
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4. Studio near Gambir Station

This little studio is an ideal choice. In a short walking distance from Monas and Gambir station, this one-bedroom offers the proximity needed for a traveler who would search for a real value-for-money option. Most importantly, the room is really clean and also the communication with the hosts is really good. At the end of the day, after a long day and a hot shower, the bed is comfortable and the lack of Wi-Fi helps you relax even more.

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Jakarta, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta, Indonesia
11.3 km (7.1 mi) from Salam Park
73 reviews  
Private room in guesthouse 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there isnt wifi but its okay because sim cards are really cheap
no wifi but it wasn't a problem since i was mostly away
very cosy room everythings was great but u just need your own internet because they didnt provide that
the bed was really comfortable and there was aircon too so i slept really well
the room is as described and is neat and has the basic facilities
Cleanliness:
it is clean green and as the same as advertised
bathroom is very clean
the room is nice clean and peaceful
the room was clean and comfortable
clean place perfect for one night
Host:
fauqi is a nice host
fauqi is a good host
faqui is a very kind host
dyah and fauqi was very responsive
fauqi is a great host and went out of the way to help me retrieve my delayed baggage
Location:
great location - close to train stations
it the best location to visit central jakarta
the location is not bad quite close to gambir station
good location and safety house
the place is 15 minutes walking from gambir station so it's easy to reach from the airport
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Jakarta Tour Guide

Emir Yamin

Emir Yamin

When it comes to travel, the journey isn't just about reaching a destination; it's about the experiences you gather along the way. While big group tours might be the conventional choice, opting for a local guide can elevate your travel adventure to new heights. That's why I've decided to become a tour guide. During my tenure as the Chief of Media Relations, I had the opportunity to travel extensively and host numerous visitors from Indonesia. This experience not only fueled my passion for exploration but also equipped me with in-depth knowledge about Indonesia, inspiring me to contribute to the tourism sector. My expertise in tourism is rooted in my genuine interests. I have a deep love for trying new foods, leading me to discover amazing places with incredible culinary delights. Beyond gastronomy, I am passionate about nightlife, exploring the unique offerings each city has after dark. Additionally, I find joy in driving around, immersing myself in new cultures, and savoring new culinary experiences. These experiences have left an indelible mark on me, and I am eager to share the richness of each city's culture, food, and nightlife with all of you. Join me on a journey where every tour is not just a trip; it's a collection of unforgettable moments.

Tours by Emir

Jakarta Tour Guide

Dori Januhari

Dori Januhari

I am a legal and licensed tourist guide from Indonesia. I have been guiding for 20 years. I live in Jakarta, Indonesia, but I have traveled to many places in the country. My guiding areas are Java, Bali, and Lombok Island. I obtained my license from the Indonesia Tourism Ministry. On days when there is no tour, I work as an English and German private teacher, teaching mathematics and science physics. I'll be happy to guide and ready to show you the magnificent places in Indonesia.

Tours by Dori

5. Exclusive rooms

Right at the beginning of the outskirts at the south part of the city, you may find this fully equipped private getaway. The room offers a large bed and a private bathroom but it’s the rest of the building that provides you almost everything. From a fully equipped kitchen, to dining rooms with TV and coffee tables, a very cozy swimming pool and a nice and spacious barbecue area. This is a good option for bigger groups of people that would easily hang around all together around the pool or the garden.

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Cilandak, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta, Indonesia
5.16 km (3.3 mi) from Salam Park
Private room in house 8 Beds 15 Guests 8 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

6. Latin studio

As a part of a large villa complex near the city center, this apartment’s atmosphere is a fusion of Asian elements with Latin American character. The owners have thought of every little detail for your stay, so you don’t need to bother about anything, from your security, the breakfast and the fully equipped kitchen, to your workout at the gym and the pool area. The interaction with the other guests is encouraged, as the complex has many common areas, although you don’t have to worry about your privacy. This is why even locals use it as a short getaway!

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Kebayoran Lama, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta, Indonesia
9.08 km (5.7 mi) from Salam Park
30 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
for the room facility was completed with refrigerator kitchen set and very good wifi connection
very clean amazing design and we love that coffee and basic breakfast is provided daily
Cleanliness:
clean place and good facilities
room are very clean and beautifully decorated
very clean and the room was very nice stylish and climatized
Host:
support staff excellent and helpful from security to concierge
the staff and guests were very welcoming
ben as the owner was responsive answered my questions
very friendly and helpful staff
the staff is really nice and willing to help
Location:
the location was ideal for my interest
great little oasis in the central of jakarta
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7. Beautiful private room

Right next to the center of Jakarta, in a more urban area, you can find this really clean and comfortable place, which would suit perfectly a couple. The rooms offer a large bed and a squeaky clean private bathroom. You may also just walk around the area to find several restaurants and cafeterias. This is a good low budget choice for two travelers who would like to spend their day sightseeing the city and returning to a proper and comfortable lodging.

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Tanah Abang, Jakarta, Indonesia
9.07 km (5.7 mi) from Salam Park
3 reviews  
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Location:
a good place to stay in karet/senayan
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8. Private room near the airport

Great location right next to the airport, this private room serves perfectly as a transit solution. The room is clean and the hosts are really helpful and nice. Even if you need accommodation for a few hours or for a bit more, this place is an excellent solution. The wi-fi also helps you monitor your flight and avoid any delays. Last but not least, homemade breakfast and treats are there for you when needed!

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21.96 km (13.7 mi) from Salam Park
95 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi signal was good
room was private ac and wifi were great
the mattress is very comfortable
the breakfast was delicious and there is water tea and coffee in your room
the room has ac but it's above the cupboard so takes a while to cool down the room
Cleanliness:
the bed was comfortable the sheets and towels were clean and smelled really good
the room is clean and u can have every basic things u need there
house is very clean and feels like home here
this place is quiet clean and outstanding hospitality
the room was very clean and located in a very safe place
Host:
friendly family good service and fast responses
awesome hosts and i definetely recommend
very friendly people they make you feel like at home
friendly and very accommodating
he was very friendly and he spoke english very well
Location:
nice location near to the airport
great location near the airport
it's very close to the airport and in a quiet calm location
excellent place to stay if you want to be located near the airport
his house is perfectly located close to the airport and really confortable
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9. Oasis in central Jakarta

In the outskirts of the city, this apartment offers you things that are not common among the other lodgings of Jakarta. The private garden and the pool, alongside the gym and the massage service (for only seven dollars per hour), help you relax after your long flight to Indonesia. The owner has also cooperation with a chauffeur for you and is also willing to help you travel by train to the mainland. The building is quiet and offers you the possibility to isolate and relax, or just to be the place for you to regain your strength for the next days of your journey.

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Central Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia
10.66 km (6.7 mi) from Salam Park
300 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the house & the interior especially the pool area and the bedroom
there is a small swimming pool that i appreciate especially when the day gets hot
beautiful rooms and house in a tropical setting
Cleanliness:
clean and well equipped
clean stylish and friendly
bathroom is clean room is very spacious
the space is clean quite and comfortable
the house was clean and very cozy
Host:
staff wfawfa was quite helpful
service was great as their staffs were very friendly and helpful
a great host gave timely airport pick up
the staff was very kind and always available to help us out
the staff is extremely kind and helpful
Location:
close to grand indonesia and menteng
nice apartment with a great location (approx
the place is really nice and really close to universitas indonesia
amazing place to stay beautifully designed and truly an oasis in the middle of the city
good neighbourhood close to the trainstation very central thank you hermann and team for being amazing hosts
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10. Peaceful room in Central Jakarta

At the same property as the first homestay option mentioned in our list, this newly renovated apartment comes to complete this relaxing experience. With a queen-size bed and immediate access to the pool, you can really relax, while enjoying all the amenities of the property described earlier. The whole building is squeaky clean and the hosts are easy to find and helpful with whatever you ask. And since there are two great rooms in this property, why not have some friends join you?

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Central Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia
10.61 km (6.6 mi) from Salam Park
377 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very convient quiet and authentic neighborhood room is nice and ac is very appreciated
hidden gem great ambience and comfort bed
the room was clean air conditioned and complete with guides for jakarta
herman's place is really nice there is a pool and a nice communal kitchen where we made our breakfast
tv provided with good channels to keep u companied in the room
Cleanliness:
clean room and cool villa
very nice and clean place
the room was clean and tidy
the room is clean and comfy toilet is huge
a cosy clean and comfortable place to stay
Host:
the host is responsive and helpful
the owner is responsive and always make sure to give his best assistance
the staff are very nice and helpful
the house staff ary was really great
herman and the staff are also wonderful
Location:
good location in jakarta
the neighborhood is very conveniently located and although it’s a lively neighborhood the apartment is very quiet
this place is an amazing place literally an oasis in central jakarta
beautifully furnished and spacious rooms and central house
oasis is a great place for staycation di central jakarta
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A homestay in Jakarta

When in Jakarta, instead of checking in a multi-national chain hotel, why don’t you try to find accommodation in a homestay? We tried to introduce choices for all kinds of travelers and conditions, and you will find our propositions to be absolutely useful.

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