Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates designs Waldorf Astoria Jakarta

Hilton Worldwide signed a new management agreement with PT. Putragaya Wahana to introduce the Waldorf Astoria Hotel & Resorts property in Jakarta, Indonesia. Scheduled to open in 2018, the 181-room Waldorf Astoria Jakarta will be the second property of the luxury brand's portfolio in Indonesia.

Waldorf Astoria Jakarta will be located along Jalan M.H. Thamrin road in the heart of the central business district and is approximately 19 miles away from the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport.

Currently set to be the tallest hotel in the city and built as a 74-story mixed-use development, Waldorf Astoria Jakarta will join the icons of the city's skyline with its architecture by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates. The hotel will have 181 guestrooms and suites sized at 646 square feet. Waldorf Astoria Jakarta will have an all-day dining restaurant, specialty restaurant, destination bar and the signature Peacock Alley lobby lounge.

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The hotel will also host meetings and events within its 21,528-square-foot ballroom, meeting rooms and a business center. An outdoor pool, health club and spa, as well as a library lounge will also be part of Waldorf Astoria Jakarta.

Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia. The city is the base of Indonesia's central government and ministries, as well as representative offices of international political organizations including Asian Development Bank, United Nations and World Bank.

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