The largest city and the capital of Indonesia, Jakarta is a historic mix of different cultures and influences from the Javanese, Malays, Chinese, Arabs, Indian and Europeans. This is very evident in its architecture, language, and local cuisine. One of the attractions you should visit while you’re here is the old town of Kota Tua. It is home to many fascinating sights, such as Dutch colonial buildings, Glodok, which is Jakarta’s version of Chinatown, and Sunda Kelapa, which is an old port that is the docking spot of traditional wooden schooners. You’ll also find in this city several capsule hotels that will cater to travelers on a limited budget. In case you’re looking for one, we have compiled a list of the top capsule hotels and pods in Jakarta, Indonesia. Check them out, below:
Are you traveling to Jakarta to see the sights and explore the city? Then, for your convenience and to save money, you should book this hostel that is only a short drive to many attractions, including Central Park Mall, the Museum Bank Indonesia, Ancol Dreamland, Dunia Fantasi, and more. This hostel offers dormitory-like rooms that are perfect for solo travelers or people traveling with a big group. Each room features free Wi-Fi, while other rooms have an extra feature, which is a balcony. Inside the rooms are bunk beds, covered with curtains for privacy. You each will have a locker for your valuables and the bathroom is shared, but the owners guarantee its cleanliness.
RedDoorz Hostel @ Feliz Noche Cengkareng
Address: Jalan Taman Palem Lestari blok B13 no.9
Price: from 6 USD
Free WiFi Internet services Non-smoking rooms WiFi available in all areas Terrace Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Private parking 24-hour front desk
Located less than 1 km (0.6 mi) from the Selamat Datang Monument, the Jakpod Hotel is budget-friendly accommodation that is perfect for people who will be exploring the area more than being indoors. It offers capsule rooms that feature a comfortable bed and a flat-screen television for your entertainment. Aside from the capsule room, there is also a shared lounge, where you can chill and bond with other guests. The bathroom here has lots of cubicles and is squeaky clean. Another good thing about this property is that it is close to the Grand Indonesia Mall, making all your needs within easy reach. Other places that you might want to visit, just a few minutes away from the hotel, are the Tanah Abang Grocery & Textile Center and Sarinah.
Address: Jl. Plaju No.16, RT.10/RW.02, Kb. Melati, Tanah Abang, Kota Jakarta Pusat
Kabin Kapsul Kayu Jati V is a capsule hostel that caters only to male travelers. Each capsule room here features a comfortable bed with bedding and a flat-screen television. They also have a shared bathroom in every room. If you’re on a budget and want a really comfortable place, despite your limited money, then this place is the best place to book. It also offers free Wi-Fi, which will make it possible for you to post travel photos and keep in touch with people back home. As for its location, it is only a few minutes’ drive away to the National Monument, Grand Mosque, Pacific Place, and the Tanah Abang Grocery & Textile Center.
Kabin Kapsul Kayu Jati V (Male Only)
Address: Kayu Jati V Gang VI No.26
Price: from 6 USD
Located in Jakarta, GH Capsule is one comfortable accommodation that will surely make your stay in the city a lot more convenient, for it is located close to the Selamat Datang Monument and the Grand Indonesia Mall. Each capsule room here is equipped with a comfortable bed and includes a seating area and a television. The shared bathroom is clean, which is not very common in shared rooms. Other features on the property that you may like are the garden, the shared lounge, and the in-house restaurant that serves quality local food.
Address: Jl. Rawamangun Tegalan, No.20, RT/RW: 012/001, Rawamangun, Pulogadung
Price: from 5 USD
Capsule Hotel Old Batavia is an affordable accommodation that is two minutes away from Cikini Station, making it accessible and convenient, in case you’re planning to explore the city. It offers both regular private rooms and capsule rooms. For those traveling on a budget, or with a large group, the capsule rooms are ideal for you. These are windowless pods with comfortable beds and air conditioning, as well as a shared bathroom. As for the regular rooms, they include a flat-screen television with cable, a desk, a safe, and an ensuite bathroom. The hotel also offers numerous facilities and amenities, like free Wi-Fi, 24 hr front desk, and an in-house cafe, which serves delicious Indonesian food.
Capsule Hostel Old Batavia
Address: Jalan Cikini Raya No. 60Z-AA
Price: from 6 USD
Jakarta is a massive city in Indonesia and it has influences from numerous cultures that you’ll see and experience when you visit. Don’t forget to go sightseeing in Kota Tua to see some of its stunning structures and try the local cuisine, which said to be mouthwatering and one of a kind. Check out our list of the top capsule hotels in the city for a budget-friendly trip ahead.
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