Jakarta’s trendy crowd has been flocking to Sofia at The Gunawarman for months now, savouring European cuisine and enjoying tea time with pretty pastries from Kitte. It is a question in everyone’s mind though, when will The Gunawarman itself open its door? Now it has, revealing a classic European-style boutique hotel.
True to its “life is a grand affair” tagline, the hotel brings back memories of voyages from the yesteryear, with uniformed bellboy greeting at the front door of a majestic property (The Gunawarman collaborates with Auguste Soesastro to design staff uniforms). Think Grand Budapest Hotel in its heyday. Luxurious furniture decorate the interior, while alleyways to the rooms are made of polished wood and carpeted. It is a lush experience indeed.
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