15 Top Rated Hostels in Jakarta, Indonesia (2020)

Being one of the most dynamic cities in Indonesia,  Jakarta is well-known for its city glam and also as a tourist spot. In many ways staying in a hostel is a great way,  not only it allows you to save some money for more adventures but also gives you more insight into the city.

From luxury boutique hostels to humble family-run lodging, here we are with 15 of the best hostels in Jakarta. These hostels are selected according to internet reviews, reviews from expert and even the residential people.

So let’s get started with the list of best Hostels in Jakarta:

Six Degrees Backpackers Hostel, Jakarta

The first one in our list is the Six Degree Backpackers Hostel. From the past few years in the row, this award-winning establishment has been attracting international tourists as well as backpackers not to only spend the night, but also chill, play, and party.

If we take a deep insight into the hostel, Six degrees Backpackers hostel has a rooftop garden which is equipped by the bar and a simple gym. It’s really a very good choice to chill or drill while basking in the tropical sunshine while taking the stunning city view.

This hostel is located in Cikini and shares their neighborhood with some of the best restaurants and coffee shops in the city, along with cinemas, shopping malls, and more; which are just walking distance away from the hostel.

The hostel rooms are available with every budget and preference (even if you need for privacy), from private double en suite to dorms with different capacity, the hostel brings you the best value for money in the entire city.

Address: Jl. Cikini Raya No.60BC, Cikini, Kec. Menteng, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10330, Indonesia

Contact:  +62 21 3141657

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Wanderloft Hostel, Jakarta

Wanderloft Hostel, Jakarta

The second one in this list is the Wanderloft Hotel. The most wonderful and unique thing about this hostel is that at Wonderloft, guests will not be given just a bed and savoring breakfast they need, but also be with the community they’ll love.

As per the reviews by the current residents of the hostel, at Wanderloft, the regular arrangement of lots of fun activities, such as a free walking tour, BBQ night, and pub crawl are much more common in the list.

The hostel provides you with lots of other facilities like Wifi, a table for playing table-tennis and a computer station as well. Being located in Jakarta’s Old Town near a major train station and busway, guests can easily base their city exploration at this hostel with maximum ease and minimum budget.

Address: Jalan Bank no 6 & 8, Pinangsia, Tamansari, Jakarta Barat , Jakarta, Indonesia

Contact: +62 21 26072218

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Teduh Hostel, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta

Teduh Hostel, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta

The next hostel in our list is Teduh hostel. As per the residents of Indonesia, the hotel stays true to its name i.e. Teduh which means calmness. The most unique thing about this hostel is the fact that the hostel offers the most relaxing atmosphere in the middle of the hectic and fast-paced capital life of Jakarta.

Being located in the city’s most charming and historic neighbourhood which is the Jakarta Old Town. Often the guests will find themselves surrounded by some of the most stunning heritage buildings that serve as cafés, museums, and restaurants.

Just like the Wanderloft hostel, Teduh hostel also provided the guests with fun on-site activities that bring guests together, such as movie nights and video games.

According to the reviews, the services provided by the hostels are up to the mark.

Address: Jl. Gg. Asem Tamansari Kota Jakarta Barat , Jakarta, Indonesia

Contact: +62 21 6900939

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The Packer Lodge, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta

The Packer Lodge, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta

The next hostel in our list is the Packer Lodge, which is located in the heart of Jakarta’s Chinatown. Being one of the strategic starting points in Jakarta to explore, the best experiences of the city’s like shopping, dining, sightseeing, and museums can easily be handled wit this place.

This boutique hostel offers both private and dorm rooms which are equipped all basic as well as luxurious items, including individual reading lights, air conditioners, hot showers, and vanity desks and even many more. As per the reviews of the guests, the dorm rooms gives the guests much ample space and privacy.

Also, the hostel provided the guest with a cosy lounge with DVDs and board games for social time and fun. Just like the other hostels, the services are also up to the mark.

Address: Jl. Kemurnian 4 no. 20 – 22, Glodok, Tamansari, Jakarta Barat, DKI Jakarta , Jakarta, Indonesia

Contact: +62 21 6290162

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Capsule Hotel Old Batavia, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta

Capsule Hotel Old Batavia, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta

The next hostel in our list is still one of the most luxurious hostels in our list, but still it looks more like a hotel. Don’t be amazed by the luxury, still, the luxury is available at a very affordable price.

While carrying the concept of the boutique hostel, guests can ensure a good night’s sleep in luxurious style without firing up their wallet.

The unique thing of this hotel is that you will find a sharing room with friendly people across the whole globe. From the reviews given by the guest,  the rooms are neatly furnished with modern designs and furnishings, including code-operated lockers and key card locks, which can only be found in most of the luxurious resorts.

Address: Kompleks Ruko Central Cikini No 60 Z, Jl. Cikini Raya,Jakarta Pusat , Jakarta, Indonesia

Contact:  +62 21 3905123

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Cityhomez, Jakarta

As far we have discussed all the above hostels, if we consider the best hostel in terms of location then Cityhomez is still in the ruling era.

Located within walking distance from many of the city’s landmarks such as the National Monument, National Museum, and Jakarta Old Town, CitiResidence boasts not only shared a much prime but also cosiness is also a key factor that will make anyone feel at home.

This homey hostel building has an airy and earthy touch, with simple yet delightful décor. The main area of attraction is that guests can also use the neat open kitchen to do simple cooking, according to their wish.

Address: Jalan Hayam Wuruk 5/B3, Kel. Kebon Kelapa, Kec. Gambir,, RT.6/RW.2, Kebon Kelapa, Gambir, Central Jakarta City, Jakarta 10120, Indonesia

Contact: +62 857-1018-7333

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Wisma Delima, 5 Jalan Jaksa

Wisma Delima, 5 Jalan Jaksa

Going with the flow, the next one we encountered in our list is the Wisma Delima. Situated at the famous Jalan Jaksa, this hostel is one of the original as well as authentic Jakarta’s hostel. With an eco-friendly budget, this hostel is famous for its international travellers because of its simple accommodation since 1969.

Even if we compare Jalan Jaksa, which is lined with humble lodgings for tourists, Wisma Delima is still acknowledged as one of the best. With experienced and knowledgeable staff, the hostel is still ruling the yard with the tag of outstanding service.

This hostel is suitable for those who don’t mind skipping luxuries for basic needs and necessities.

Address: Jln Jaksa No.5, RT.1/RW.5, Kebon Sirih, Menteng, Central Jakarta City, Jakarta 10340, Indonesia

Contact: +62 812-9919-827

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Konko Hostel

Being of the best Konko Hostel in Jakarta, even it wouldn’t be wrong to say in the whole of Iceland. The Konko hostel is located in Kebon Sirih, just a stone throw away from Gambir train station. Be it a museum, Jakarta’s best coffee cafe or anything else you need to see is minutes away by foot or by train.

The biggest advantage of this hostel is its strategic location. It’s definitely one of the best ideal spots to enjoy Jakarta from. Just like the other hostels in the list, the services and staffs are up to the mark.

Address: JL. Kebon Sirih Raya No.9J, Kebon Sirih, Menteng , Jakarta, Indonesia

Contact: +62 21 3911127

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The Packer Lodge

The Packer Lodge

One of the best-located hostel in Chinatown Jakarta, the hostel is located 100 Meters away of both Transjakarta Bus Shelter and Gajah Mada Citywalk Mall.

This hostel is equipped with many modern facilities like free WiFi in common room for a better connection, a 24-hour front desk, a shared kitchen, a common lounge with air conditioning, prayer room, gym and luggage storage.

All rooms are having air conditioning and parquet flooring, and even the private room is provided with a private bathroom with a shower. All of the dormitories come with a shared bathroom and a reading light.

Address: Jl. Kemurnian 4 no. 20 – 22, Glodok, Tamansari, Jakarta Barat, DKI Jakarta , Jakarta, Indonesia

Contact: +62 21 6290162

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The Social House Coliving & Hostel

The next hostel going further in the list is the social housing coliving & Hostel. The hostel offers an amazing stay for those who enjoy luxury with a blend of simplicity.

The hostel is situated in the lively Kemang district and you can find various entertainment hubs such as the cafe, shopping mall, bar, and restaurant, which are accessible within walking distance.

Equipped with fast WIFI throughout the property, on-site cafe, 24/7 vending machine, swimming pool, Netflix, Gaming Console and all other standards.

Address: Jl. Kemang Barat No.8, RT.9/RW.1, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730, Indonesia

Contact: +62 878-7389-6673

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Sleepy Raccoon Hostel

Sleepy Raccoon Hostel

Located in the Mangga Besar district of Jakarta, if we compare some of the nearest areas of interest then the hostel is situated 2.2 km from Museum Bank Indonesia, 2.8 km from Mangga Dua Square and 3.4 km from Jakarta International Expo.

The unique feature of this hostel is that it features a shared lounge and even this  2-star hostel is fully air-conditioned along with free WiFi, each with a shared bathroom attached to it. The hostel, just like most of the other hostels, also offers a terrace facility.

Address: Jl. Mangga Besar, RT.1/RW.2, Kota Tua, Tangki, Tamansari , Jakarta, Indonesia

Contact: +62 813-8383-8552

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HomieStay, Jakarta

HomieStay, Jakarta

As per some of the reviews across the web, HomieStay features a 10-minute walk from PIK Avenue Shopping Mall and Waterbom Park. Being located in Pantai Indah Kapuk, the major advantage of this hostel is that you can find a variety of restaurants and cafes in the surrounding area.

Equipped with air-conditioned dormitory rooms and an internal bathroom with a bathtub, all the capsule-style bed in each dormitory is equipped with a personal light, a power socket and a privacy curtain.

Even some of the other facilities on the list include a shared kitchen at the property, including breakfast which is also included in the rates. Jakarta Soekarno Hatta Airport is just 10 km away from the hostel.

Address: Town House Cordoba no 16. Bukit Golf Mediterania. Pantai Indah Kapuk, 14470 Jakarta, Indonesia 

Contact: +62 813-9893-3476

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Pinx’s Hostel

If we take a look at a hostel with a unique concept, then the Pinx’s hostel only provides adults-only accommodation with a shared lounge, a garden and a terrace. The hostel shares a strategic location i.e. most of the areas of interest like the Mangga Dua Square is around 1.7 km,  3.2 km from Istiqlal Mosque and 3.4 km from Museum Bank Indonesia.

If we take a review of the accommodation provides then the hostel provides a 24-hour front desk as well as free WiFi to all the residents and guests. If you are a big foodie just like me, this place is just perfect.

The guests at the hostel can enjoy a halal breakfast. The nearest airport is Halim Perdanakusuma Airport which is nearly about 15 km from the residence.

Even the staff here is supportive and can speak in multiple languages. As per the reviews of guests on the web, the facilities are not too much luxurious but for simple guests, this place is just heaven.

Address: Gunung Sahari 12, Block C No.03-05, Central Jakarta , Jakarta, Indonesia

Contact: +62 21 62304885

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Capsule Hostel Old Batavia

Capsule Hostel Old Batavia

While we are wrapping up with our list, the next one in the list is the Capsule Hostel Old Batavia which is situated just a 2-minute drive from Cikini Station, the hostel provides you with capsule rooms as well as regular room accommodation. Guests can access WiFi facility throughout the property.

The windowless pods come with a shared bathroom and air conditioning, while the regular rooms come with en suite bathroom. If we take a look at the regular rooms then they are also equipped with a flat-screen cable TV, a safe and desk. Near the hostel is the Old Batavia Cafe which serves a selection of the best Indonesian food available.

With 24X7 operating staffs present, the staff at Capsule Hostel Old Batavia can assist guests with luggage storage. Just like most of the other hostels in the list, other facilities offered at the property include a terrace and a shared lounge as well.

If we talk about the connectivity then the Capsule Hostel Old Batavia is a 10-minute drive from Plaza Indonesia, Grand Indonesia Shopping Mall and Gambir Station. Soekarno-Hatta International airport is the nearest airport and is almost 1-hour drive away from the hostel.

Address: Kompleks Ruko Central Cikini No 60 Z, Jl. Cikini Raya, Jakarta Pusat, Jakarta

Contact: +62 21 3905123

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Ahira Guesthouse Syariah, Jakarta

Ahira Guesthouse Syariah, Jakarta

Being the last on the list is the Ahira Guesthouse Syariah. This hostel is located in Jakarta in the Jakarta Province region and is about 500 m from Sarinah and 1.2 km from Selamat Datang Monument. The hostel features a 24-hour front desk, this property also provides guests with a restaurant.

The concierge service and luggage storage space for guests are available in the hostel. If we take a look at the nearest area of interest as well as connectivity then Grand Indonesia is 1.8 km from Ahira Guesthouse Syariah, while National Museum of Indonesia is 2.2 km away. The nearest airport is Halim Perdanakusuma Airport which is about 15km from the hostel.

Address: Jl. Kp. Bali XXXIV No.mor 15, RT.8/RW.10, Kp. Bali, Jakarta, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta

Contact: +62 812-9848-1748

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