Indonesia’s Independence Day is coming up on 17 August 2022, a proud day for all Indonesians as the nation celebrates 77 years of independence. The momentous occasion will see households proudly raise their flags, the streets adorned in red and white decorations, and people indulging in revelries, patriotic and cultural parades, games and fun times with family, friends and communities.
Take the time this Independence Day to celebrate with family and loved ones on a relaxing staycation and indulgent culinary experiences at several top hotels in and out of the city. Here, we have compiled a list of hotels that are offering special and enticing Independence Day promotions.
The Sultan Hotel & Residence Jakarta
Head over to The Sultan Hotel & Residence Jakarta in August, where they not only celebrate Independence Day but will also celebrate the hotel’s 16th anniversary. In honour of the special occasions, the hotel has put together a series of enticing offers, from festive dining experiences to special room promos.
The Sultan Hotel & Residence Jakarta has created tantalising culinary creations and beverages. Revel in the special Pizza Nusantara, which presents pizza with Rendang, Semur Bola-Bola Daging and Shredded Opor Ayam, priced at IDR 117,000 nett/pan. They are also offering the Mini Tumpeng Merdeka, which is a mini yellow rice cone with Grilled Chicken, Buntut Rica, Urap, Kering Tempe and Telur Dadar, priced at IDR 178,000 nett/portion. Additionally, quench your thirst with the special beverages of the month, Sang Saka Mocktail priced at IDR 77,000/glass and Margarita Merah Putih priced at IDR 178,000/glass (special Buy 1 Get 1 Free).
In celebration of its 16th anniversary, the hotel is offering special room rates starting from IDR 1,316,000nett/room/night at the Deluxe Room, to IDR 3,616,000nett/unit/night at the Two-Bedroom Residence and IDR 4,016,000nett/unit/night at the Three-Bedroom Residence. These rates include complimentary breakfast for 2 adults and 2 children under 5 years old (a 50% discount for children aged 5-12 years old), a 16% discount for purchases at F&B outlets and room service, complimentary kids’ activities for 2 kids (on Friday, Saturday & Sunday), complimentary access to Tennis Court with a maximum of 1 hour/day (with reservation required and subject to availability), complimentary 2-hour bicycle ride, and a 16% discount for a 2-night stay rate.
Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta
If you’re looking to spend Independence Day in ultimate luxury, the five-star Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta is the idyllic choice of accommodation in the heart of the city for both leisure and business travellers. Boasting a luxurious, contemporary design, the hotel features 272 spacious rooms and suites with stylish modern amenities, amazing city views as well as a stunning penthouse suite.
When it comes to dining, the hotel has an array of venues from fine dining to light lunches, from delicious cocktails to decadent cakes, their dining outlets have something for everyone. From authentic French cuisine at Lyon, delectable Cantonese at Li Feng, all-day dining at Cinnamon, light poolside snacking at Azure, invigorating cocktails in chic surroundings at MO Bar to mouth-watering sweets in The Mandarin Cake Shop.
Other facilities include a free-form swimming pool, a fitness centre with steam and sauna facilities, four private treatment rooms and nearby jogging trails.
Celebrate Independence Day by treating yourself to a luxury getaway at Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta. Enjoy exclusive benefits of daily breakfast for two adults and one child under 12 years old, F&B credit to indulge in the light bites and crafted cocktails MO Bar has to offer and many more.
Book your stay from today to 28 August 2022, for stays from 12 to 31 August 2022. For more information, please contact HelloMO via WhatsApp.
Pullman Jakarta Indonesia
The five-star Pullman Jakarta Indonesia invites you to an indulgent Independence Day Brunch at Sana Sini Restaurant on 17 August 2022. Enjoy a wide range of staple Indonesian delicacies including Nasi Tumpeng Nusantara, Satay Corner and Sambal corners, priced at IDR 520,000++ per person. The brunch also offers Western, Japanese and Chinese cuisines, as well as the Dessert Corner which features several delectable local desserts such as Es Campur Sana Sini and Assorted Jajanan Pasar. Guests can also enjoy fun traditional Indonesian activities that’ll bring back happy childhood memories.
Additionally, guests can elevate their buffet experience with a special package that includes free-flow wine, sparkling wine and beer, priced at IDR 910,000++ per person. To reserve, please contact via WhatsApp.
The Back Room Bar also joins the festivities by creating a special Independence Day cocktail called the Red and White Negroni, which is available throughout August for IDR 180,000++ per glass.
Additionally, Pullman Jakarta Indonesia invites guests to enjoy a comfortable stay with the exclusive ‘Weekend Getaway’ package, available every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. With rates starting from IDR 1,955,000 nett, the package includes breakfast for 2 adults and 2 children at Sana Sini Restaurant, 2 movie tickets at CGV Grand Indonesia, and a 15% discount on F&B purchases, and exciting activities for the kids available every Saturday and Sunday. For more information or reservations, please call +62 21 3192 1111 or via WhatsApp.
Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta
The iconic Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta invites you to celebrate Independence month with a series of revelries, ranging from an unforgettable staycation offer to an exquisite culinary journey that will delight guests’ palates.
As one of the earliest hotels established in Jakarta, the hotel is celebrating its 60th anniversary with a special room package priced at IDR 3,182,000 nett per night. The package includes special welcome amenities, breakfast for two persons, discounts up to IDR 600,000nett for selected spa treatments and IDR 600,000nett food and beverage (with minimum spending of IDR 1,000,000nett) and an exquisite farewell gift.
When it comes to dining, Signatures Restaurant welcomes guests to experience the Taste of Nusantara. In the spirit of independence, explore the rich and diverse flavours of the archipelago that pays homage to a rotating traditional dish and hot drink during pass-around every weekend. Taste of Nusantara will be available throughout August, priced at IDR 598,000++ per person on weekends and IDR 448,000++ per person on weekdays.
For those celebrating at home, Signatures Restaurant has specially crafted a Merdeka Besekan, consisting of Nasi Kuning, Ayam Bekakak, Empal Gepuk Rempah, Sate Lilit and so much more. Price starts from IDR 77,000++ and is available throughout August.
Over at Kempi Deli, they’ve prepared a special cake of the month for the sweet lovers. The talented pastry team has created the Merdeka cake in honour of Independence Day as well as their 60th anniversary. The Merdeka cake is priced at IDR 446,000++ and is available from 15-22 August 2022.
Horison Ultima Bandung
If you’re planning on a trip to Bandung for Independence Day, Horison Ultima Bandung is offering the Merah Putih Package, valid until the end of August 2022.
Through this promo, guests can enjoy the Deluxe-type rooms inclusive of breakfast for 2 people. Not only that, guests who book a stay with the Merah Putih Package can also enjoy refreshments with the independence-themed 'Independence Smoothies' for 2 people, access to facilities such as the Fitness Centre, Swimming Pool, Tennis Court and other Sports & Health Centres available at Horison Ultima Bandung.
For guests who need transportation to the airport or train station, the package includes airport and train station pick-up and drop-off services at no additional cost.
Jl. Pelajar Pejuang 45 No. 121 Buah Batu, Kota Bandung
+62 22 730 5000 / +62 811 2280 888
Green Forest Resort & Wedding by Horison
Another Bandung destination is the Green Forest Resort & Wedding by Horison, a charming resort enclosed by verdant surroundings, which is currently offering the Fit & Fun - Healthy Fresh Staycation programme.
Throughout August, for only IDR 958,000nett/room/night, guests can enjoy a stay at the Deluxe Room complete with breakfast for 2 people, healthy drinks & fresh sliced fruits. With the Fit & Fun - Healthy Fresh Staycation programme, guests can also enjoy additional facilities including Bicycle Rental and access to the Playground.
Jl. Sersan Bajuri No. 102, Cihideung, Bandung
+62 22 8780 2745 / +62 859 3980 4414
LuxCamp Riverside – Pangalengan by Horison
For those wanting to spend this independence month differently, we suggest you head to nature this year, where the Horison Hotels Group has just opened LuxCamp Riverside - Pangalengan by Horison. This glamorous camping accommodation provides facilities and accommodation that are much more comfortable than a normal camping experience. Located in the Pulosari area, Pangalengan, Bandung, this accommodation boasts a unique concept with its glamping staycation experience by the riverbanks, enclosed by the cool atmosphere and beautiful natural scenery. This fantastic new accommodation invites you to truly immerse and be one with nature. It is certainly something new to experience this Independence Day.
For information and reservations at Horison Hotels Group, guests can easily access myhorison.com or by downloading the Friday app on the PlayStore.
Pulosari, Pangalengan, Bandung
+62 812 8008 6339