Manhattan Hotel opens in Jakarta

Wednesday 07 Jun 2006

The Manhattan Hotel, a new five star hotel located in central Jakarta designed by architects Denton Corker Marshall, has opened for business. With a gross floor area of 20,000sqm, there are 240 rooms at the hotel including a presidential suite, two deluxe suites, 102 junior suites and 134 superior rooms. Facilities comprise five restaurants, a spa and fitness club, swimming pool, ballroom and car park.Deep horizontal cuts are carved out of the dark metallic shaft to provide horizontal sun-shading and fully glazed Cubical spaces (at its base) are partially carved out to form a series of interesting interlocking transparent boxes (at the top),The Manhattan is the latest Denton Corker Marshall contribution to the architectural landscape of modern Indonesia and is the 16th hotel project the practice has designed in Asia.

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