Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta, a new landmark of modern architecture by Pelli Clarke Pelli, houses a carefully curated collection of artworks by contemporary and historic artists, inviting guests into the cultural heart of Indonesia.
The collection is a journey through the rich fabric of Jakarta, from the Dutch Colonial Era to Indonesian independence, celebrating its cultural panoply. Light-filled spaces focusing on design detail create an ultra modern, chic environment by interior designer Alexandra Champalimaud and landscape architect Bill Bensley. 125 guest suites reflect the reciprocal nature of Asian/European cultures with a sophisticated, gentle colour palette; chinoiserie wallpaper, and lavishly appointed Italian marble bathrooms.
The stunning terrace of The Presidential Suite frames city views into its grand interior spaces. The fifth-floor outdoor swimming pool and bar, both a visual surprise, feature 19th century French Art Deco architectural details. The Nautilus Bar’s mural depicting Jakarta’s old Sunda Kelapa trading port and the Palm Court’s Lasvit chandelier, hand-made in the Czech Republic, add glamour; while The Library and “His” and “Her” salons encapsulate the charm of Indonesian culture. The sensuous Alto bar leads to the restaurant, enveloped in polished woods, with jaw-dropping views of the city.
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