JAKARTA, Indonesia — Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, along with PT Thamrin Ekspress Indonesia jointly announced the opening of Four Points Jakarta, Thamrin. The opening marks the first Four Points property in Jakarta, and the sixth in Indonesia. The hotel is part of an approximate 159,000 square foot mixed used development that consists of offices located on the upper floors of the building and the hotel.
“Built for the smart, independent business traveler, Four Points continues to offer our guests exactly what they need while on the road,” says Vincent Ong, Senior Director, Asia Pacific Brand Management, Four Points. “We are excited to open Four Points in Indonesia’s capital of Jakarta, one of the fastest growing cities in Southeast Asia and continuing the immense growth momentum of the brand in the region and generating a halo-opening effect.”
Four Points Jakarta, Thamrin features 164 guest rooms with fast and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Guestrooms are fitted with the Four Points brand’s signature bedding, 43” LED flat-screen TVs, and complimentary bottled water. The hotel features an all-day dining venue, which incorporates the brand’s signature Best Brews program, allowing guests to sample a range of local craft and artisan beers. For meetings and events, Four Points Jakarta, Thamrin has three comfortable, stylish meeting spaces totaling 1,615 square feet that overlooks the lively Thamrin business district. The hotel also offers a 24 hour fitness center that is fully equipped with a range of high-endurance and low impact workout equipment.
The hotel is strategically located along Jl M.H. Thamrin at Menara Topas, a major road running through the Central Business District in Jakarta with high visibility for corporate clients. The hotel is located just under one half a mile north of the famous Selamat Datang roundabout near multinational corporate offices, embassies, megamalls, retail shops, restaurants and bars. For guests looking to immerse in the rich history and culture of Jakarta during their stay at the hotel, they can visit Pasar Baru, the oldest shopping center in the city that dates back to the Dutch colonial era, Sunda Kelapa, a 17th century port to see the world’s last wind-powered trading schooners, or take in captivating views from the observation deck at Monas, a National Monument located in the center of Freedom Square. All are located within 7.5 miles of the hotel.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts is rapidly growing in Indonesia alongside the increasing number of domestic and international travelers. Currently there are 19 properties across Indonesia with 15 hotels under construction. In Jakarta alone, Starwood has five properties representing the Le Méridien, Tribute Portfolio, The Luxury Collection and Sheraton brands, with six more hotels opening by 2020, including the debut of the Westin brand in August, 2016 and the Aloft brand by 2018.