Discotheque yang dah lama gw say goodbye
Alila Hotel, Jl. Pecenogan 7-17,
Cool minimalist club set on the southern edge of
Pan-Pacific Hotel, Jl. Thamrin No. 6,
In front of the Sari Pacific at the former location of “Pit-Stop”. If you love classic 80's disco, then this is the club for you, although they also feature modern house and RnB. Swank middle-aged up-market Chinese/Pre-Bumi Indonesian crowd, virtually zero sleaze factor.
Trendy progressive music nightclub, very popular with
Wisma GKB1, Jl. Jend. Sudirman, Kav.28, Semanggi
Relatively new club/disco/restaurant with hard-to-find entrance behind the GKB-1 Building at the Semanggi overpass. It's a gothic-themed underground set-up with macabre murals, a great international restaurant, early evening mellow jazz-rock live music, and a dungeon-like progressive house disco that fires-up after .
Hotel Borobudur, East Wing, Jl. Lapangan Banteng Selatan
The Mercedes-class “happy hard house” club located at the other end of the Borobudur Hotel. A large dark club with devoted following of up-market and more mature local clubbers, plus a few westerners and some eager to please ladies.
Menara Imperium Kav. 1, 36th Floor, Jl. Rasuna Said, Kuningan
Interesting skyscraper-top venue with a lower-floor house music disco and an upper-floor live music room featuring top 40's and local pop from various Indonesian outfits. Has a very devoted but sort of cliquey up-market Chinese Indonesian crowd.
Jl. Tanah Abang Timur, No.18,
The Tanamur's sister-club next door – features 2 floors, an outdoor party garden, pool tables, pretty good food; plus plenty of smiling long-legged hussies. A popular hot spot for expats and foreign travelers.
Jl. Melawai, next door to Hotel Melawai, Block M
The infamous Pak Karno, the K-Bar and the Tambora Hotel may be long gone, but their spirit lives on at the Lintas Melawai – the final depository of all the drunken westerners and wayward girls left wandering around Block M from to .
Wisma Metropolitan II, 16th Floor, Jl. Sudirman Kav 31, Semanggi
A highflying skyscraper bar with a spectacular view of Jakarta and some pretty good RnB and hip-hop music spun by local DJs. Hugely popular with middle to upper class college-age Indonesians who want nothing more than to drink, dance and just have a good time.
Plaza Gajah Mada, Jl. Gajah Mada No. 19-26,
Gran Mahakam Jl. Mahahkam 1 No. 6 Jakarta
Stylish venue just opened in January and is already making a big impression on the night scene. The first level with its large comfy sofas is more a place to chill out with friends or do some romancing, while the lower level houses the DJ's, which packs them in on weekends both dancing and socializing. Crowd is mainly up-market Indonesian's with a good mixture of westerners.
Hotel Borobudur, West Wing, Jl. Lapangan Banteng Selatan
Smaller 1-room, 2-story club with a great up-market mixture of locals and expats and quality progressive house/trance. The Musro scene sort of fits right in the middle between Stadium and Embassy – not as crazy as the former, but less trendy than the latter. At Musro, it's all about the music! Best from to .
Crown Plaza Hotel, Jl. Gatot Subroto Kav. 2-3, Semanggi
One of the most popular
Jl. Hayam Wuruk No. 111,
Jl. Tanah Abang Timur, No.14,
The great grand-lady of
In the building right next door to Stadium, its a high-class pleasure palace with a “happy hard house” disco, snazzy 24-hour restaurant, plus a massive multi-floored executive club stocked full of beautiful and hotly-dressed multi-national escorts (including a few Russians).