The international airport used by Indonesians are called Soekarno-Hatta. This is an internal airport operated for most international routes from and to Indonesia. Previously people assumed this airport was located in Cengkareng, West Jakarta, but most people were actually misinformed. The Soekarno-Hatta Airport is located in Tangerang, Banten Province.
A lot of travelers would like to stay at a cheap hotel in Jakarta near airport. Why? The traffic heads to the airport is completely busy and hectic. Traffic jam is everyday sight you can see at this route on weekdays between working hours. If you don’t want to miss your flight, you can stay at the hotel near the airport. Catching early flight or red-eye flight would be much enjoyable if you spend the night at a hotel at such location.
However, most hotels near the airport are overly priced. Most of them are five-starred hotels with popular hotel chain names, such as Novotel, Ibis hotel, Sheraton hotel, Swiss-Belhotel, Swiss-Belinn, and a lot more. It’s easy to say you would find it difficult to get a cheap hotel in Jakarta near airport. If you persist to stay at a hotel in Jakarta area, you have to choose Cengkareng area. We don’t recommend hotel in Cengkareng, because most of online travel agents where you can book your hotel through their service do not offer many hotels with Cengakreng area.
Cengkareng or Tangerang choice is not a big deal. Most importantly, you get a hotel room near the international airport. Our observation told us the most recommended hotel if you want to stay near the airport is the J Hotel Soekarno Hatta. This hotel is 20-minute drive from the airport, and most interestingly, their cheapest rooms are started from IDR 358.000.
The Orchardz Bandara Hotel can be another alternative if you want a closer look to the airport. This hotel is only 5 kilometer away from the airport. Their superior double room is offered at IDR 530.000. You can enjoy the city sight of Tangerang while killing the time waiting for the flight. To get better deals on hotel airport, you can go to Tiket.com for a lot more options. This online travel agent has the best deals on hotel and any other travel accommodations deals in Indonesia.