OPENED officially in September, the 60-room Kosenda Hotel merges traditional Indonesian culture with contemporary design, an approach that is visible even before you step inside. The angled facade, which stands out amid the drab office buildings that surround it, is patterned with recessed diamond shapes that recall . . . . .
The Design: Entrepreneur Ruben Kosenda, the hotel's owner, says his vision for the Kosenda brand is to meld "local flavor and local design with international standards." It makes sense, then, that he enlisted an all-Indonesian team of young architects, designers . . . . . .
Located a stone's throw from Jakarta's bustling shopping district, Kosenda Hotel is a design-orientated haven owned by Indonesian textile and garment entrepreneur, Ruben Kosenda. An avid traveller, whose lifelong dream was to create the 'perfect' hotel . . . . .
While I was in Jakarta, I was invited to a special lunch Taste of Peranakan at Waha Kitchen. Hosted by Chef Stewart Gan from Melbourne, who will take us through a journey of traditional Peranakan recipes handed down from generations Waha Kitchen. From the outside, it looked pretty unassuming, boring and plain. But taking . . . . .
Vintage hunting or spotting - I normally do it on the weekend. But that Thursday night I went to Hotel Kosenda, a new boutique hotel in Jakarta to unwind, and boy how I had a vintage-tic time. This hotel is like a candy store to me. Every single thing there is vintage at its best. Just superb mid-century pieces. Especially . . . . .
Traveling has been an integral part of Ruben Kosenda's life since he was a young boy. All this time on the road and in the air has now been translated into the design of a new hotel in the place Kosenda calls home: Indonesia. Named after its founder, the Kosenda Hotel in Jakarta is the work of local talents, artists, designers . . . . .
Letaknya di jantung kota Jakarta, Kosenda Hotel punya desain menarik yang bisa dibilang berbeda dengan hotel kebanyakan. Mengambil tema abad 21 di arsitekturnya dan pertengahan tahun 1950 untuk interiornya, Kosenda Hotel menawarkan pengalaman menginap yang fun and funky . . . . .
One of our favourite weekend getaway spots is Jakarta - from the food to the fashion, the city is vibrant and buzzing. The best thing? It's full of design inspiration, if you're willing to take the time to look.
Our latest find is a new boutique place called the Kosenda Hotel . . . . .
KOMPAS.com - Hotel megah dengan arsitektur yang modern dan mewah sangat mudah Anda temui di Jakarta. Tapi bagaimana dengan hotel dengan desain yang unik dan memiliki nilai seni dan budaya yang tinggi? Mampirlah di Hotel Kosenda.
Berdiri di tanah seluas 600 meter persegi tidak membuat Ruben Kosenda, pemilik Hotel Kosenda . . . . .
Inspired by a lifetime of travel, entrepreneur Ruben Kosenda's wanderlust has manifested itself as the Kosenda hotel, Jakarta's newest boutique property. The Kosenda employs the talent of prolific Indonesian designers Antony Liu and Ferry Ridwan of Studio Ton Ton, whose aesthetic draws . . . . .
Designed by Indonesian-based architecture firm TonTon Studio, Kosenda Hotel is an eight-storey building that rises out of the ground as a pair of striking shards, with diamond-shaped features inspired by Jakarta's ethnic Betawi tribe houses.
Inside, the contemporary spaces are conceived by Domisilium Studio . . . . .
Named after the hotel's owner, Tanah Abang native Ruben Kosenda, this 60-room property combines the Betawi culture with a splash of humor.
Kosenda's highlights include a striking eight-story feature wall - made entirely from teak off-cuts, slap bang in the center of the hotel's lobby . . . . .
The concept of a "design hotel" is still new in Jakarta, and Kosenda Hotel, named after its owner, Ruben Kosenda, is leading the game. Located in the heart of Indonesia's capital, this unique hotel is bound to make visitors understand comfort in a whole new way. Being the successful result of a mix of local nuances . . . . .
A few days ago, I have had breakfasting time with some of FIMELAHOOD bloggers, they were Dien Tirto Buwono, Diana Rikasari, Harumi Sudrajat from "My Tips Cantik", Ucita pohan, Agnes Oryza, Cindy Karmoko, Tara Amel and Lizzie Parra. Those girls are very inspiring and successful with their Beauty & Fashion blogs . . . . .
Mengidamkan tempat rehat yang bisa memanjakan Anda dengan desain arsitektur dan interiornya di tengah hiruk pikuk kota metropolitan? Hotel Kosenda bisa menjadi jawabannya. Resmi berdiri tahun ini bersamaan dengan ulang tahun kota Jakarta, nuansa butik hotel yang berlokasi di Jalan Wahid Hasyim . . . . .