Hotels in Slipi are just five minutes from the central business district, close to the Jakarta Convention Centre
, shopping centers and are easily accessible from the International Airport
. Hotels, such as the 338-room Hotel Ibis Slipi boast business centers and swimming pools. There are a wide variety of dining options in Slipi, from restaurants to street stalls.
Jakarta’s Orchid Garden is an extensive collection of exotic orchid species, including the black-orchid (bualagna pandurata) which grows in the Kersik Luway reserve of East Kalimantan. The nearby Textile Museum houses the world’s finest collection of textiles from across the Indonesian islands. There are displays of traditional weaving, using local instruments, and visitors can take batik lessons.