Produced by SilverKris for InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah Hotel and Residences
A change in pace and a short break does wonders for any team or company. Whether it’s a tech savvy startup or an established banking group, company retreats and annual offsites are a great way to foster team building and greater morale. The first step is figuring out a destination and finding a hotel that’s perfectly suited to host a business group. While leisure and team-building activities are certainly on the cards, you also want a hotel with MICE-oriented facilities like conference rooms and comfortable rooms along with nearby attractions.
With these essentials in mind, InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah Hotel and Residences stands out as an ideal destination for your next team offsite. Here’s what you can look forward to in this luxury hotel in Jakarta.
Elegant serviced residences for longer stays
If you’re planning an extended work trip and long for the comforts of home, the hotel also offers a luxurious range of fully serviced apartments. These come in a range of configurations including one- and two-bedroom apartments as well as the remarkably spacious four-bedroom penthouses. The residences offer both a living area and a fully furnished kitchen so you can even do a little light cooking if you’re craving your favourite comfort dishes.
Easy access to business-forward facilities
The hotel offers a comprehensive array of business-centric amenities so you can work as hard as you play. The hotel’s amenities include a business centre with 17 meetings rooms as well as a conference hall for large events. For the ultimate stress-free experience, you can consult the hotel’s event-planning experts who can take a major portion of the planning off your hands. They can even provide catering for your entire party.
Unwind at Inaria Spa
After the more work-oriented facets of your retreat, take time off and unwind at Inaria Spa. This luxurious oasis of calm puts indigenous Indonesian treatments and apothecary blends at the forefront. Products utilised at the spa feature natural botanical and herbal elements and the treatments are aimed at achieving physical, emotional and spiritual balance. The spa’s menu includes a broad range of healing rituals and body remedies.
For a comprehensive taste of what the spa has to offer, opt for the Inaria Signature Massage. This 90-minute treatment combines Balinese and Thai massages along with the use of a specially crafted herbal poultice.
You can also keep up with your fitness regimen at the 24-hour fitness and movement studio and outdoor swimming pool.
Plush rooms for well-deserved down time
InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah Hotel and Residences boasts a total of 311 guestrooms and suites, offering plenty of accommodation for even large corporate groups. The elegantly furnished rooms are designed with business travellers in mind, effortlessly merging utility with aesthetic touches like soothing earth tones and timeless artwork. The rooms also offer sweeping views of Pondok Indah.
While the Classic and Premium rooms will certainly impress, spacious Ambassador suites and a Presidential suite, each of which feature expansive floor plans along with a living and dining area. This makes the suites an ideal option for extended stays or temporary accommodation.
Themed dining nights at Sugar & Spice
The hotel’s flagship restaurant, Sugar & Spice offers a variety of themed dining events. On Thursday evenings, savour prime cuts of Wagyu or indulge in fresh seafood on Ocean Fridays. There’s also a Mahamangsa buffet dinner on Saturday evenings that highlights Indonesian cuisine. On Sundays, enjoy brunch with free flow alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage packages. If you fancy Japanese for a change, there’s SHIO, a modern teppanyaki restaurant with seasonal, omakase-style dining.
For lighter bites, visit the Lounge where you can savour 12 varieties of tea and a selection of single-origin coffees. In the evenings, The Lounge transforms into a bar offering a curated selection of cocktails and live music on Thursdays and Fridays.
Jakarta’s best entertainment options
Once you’ve taken your time to explore the hotel’s many offerings, set your sights outwards towards Jakarta’s other draws. For shopping and dining, the hotel offers direct, seamless access to the adjacent Pondok Indah Mall 1, 2 and 3. There’s also a nearby water park and golf course if you’re looking for a little more excitement. The hotel is conveniently located a 60-minute drive from Soekarno-Hatta International.
With its exceptional mix of business and leisure facilities, luxury guest rooms and a fantastic central location, this five-star exemplar in south Jakarta is set to be a prime destination for your next corporate escape.
To inquire about how the InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah Hotel and Residences can host your event, visit the official website.