Here are ten great hotels for you and your family to enjoy Easter meals and celebrate the rest of the Holy weekend.
Jakarta and Bandung may pride themselves on their lavish hotel scenes, with the increasing number of five-star properties sprawling across the urban cities. When celebrating Easter Sunday, these hotels offer everything that could give guests the ultimate brunch experience, which includes special feasts served in a luxurious yet family-friendly ambience.
The Easter Sunday meal itself is normally centred around lamb with aromas that would leave us a lasting memory of the celebration every year. As we list down the hotel restaurants, we choose those that might really provide guests with a traditional yet fresh Easter Sunday experience, in no particular order.
Sunday Brunch at Shangri-La Hotel
At Shangri-La, little guests will get the chance to enjoy a wide selection of Easter-themed activities at the Easier Kids Zone, which include egg hunting and a mini petting zoo. Pony ride, bouncing castle, mini bicycle ride, art and craft corner, face painting, nail art and cupcakes decorating will also keep children busy.
There will be dining options available at the hotel’s restaurants. Children under the age of 8 who wear a costume will also get a special 25 percent of discount for the brunch.
Brunch will be served on 16 April for Rp.468,000 nett per person. For more information please contact (62 21) 2922 9999 or email [email protected].
Sunday brunch at Ayana Midplaza
Those who feel that Easter should not be all about traditional meals might be excited to attend the Sunday brunch at the Ayana Midplaza’s Rasa restaurant. A wide selection of chef specialties will sure give modern guests a variety of choices, which includes BBQ grill, Japanese sushi corner, savoury tandoor kitchen, hot wok counter and dessert station.
Families could spend some quality time in this Balinese-styled dining space. Children could also be occupied with Easter-themed activities like egg hunting and decorating in the restaurant’s kids corner.
Brunch will be served starting 16 April and on every Sunday throughout the year. The price is Rp.388,000 nett per person. For more information please visit www.ayana.com/en/jakarta/ayana-midplaza-jakarta.
Sunday Brunch at Borobudur Hotel
When it comes to celebrating Easter at Borobudur, it would be all about the desserts. The hotel is treating guests with its special Borobudur Gourmet experience. It includes Fruit Tart de Saison, specially made with light sweetened cream and topped with fresh fruits. Its vibrant display will remind guests of the colourful eggs found after the traditional hunting activity. In addition to fruit tarts, the package also offers fun Easter goodies with a range of holiday treats like chocolate eggs, chocolate rabbits and hot cross buns.
For the brunch, guests can dine at the hotel’s Bogor Café and enjoy signature dishes like Seafood on Ice, Roasted Lamb Leg, Salmon Fillet, Peking Duck and Pork Knuckle.
Brunch is served on Easter Sunday for Rp.398,000 nett per person. The Fruit Tart de Saison can be purchased for Rp.220,000 nett per portion. For more information please visit www.hotelborobudur.com.
Sunday Brunch at Grandkemang Jakarta
This Easter Sunday, the hotel invites guests to enjoy a long weekend stay that comes with various treats. The special package includes breakfast for two adults and two children, a drop off service to Lippo Mall Kemang, a late checkout lasting until 3pm, a free room upgrade if available, access to Giggles Klub, two free vouchers for Cinema XXI at Lippo Mall Kemang (a limited offer) and more. International dishes and Easter-themed activities are offered during the brunch.
Easter room package is available 14 –16 April 2017. Brunch will be served on 16 April from 12 am to 3 pm at Sperta restaurant. For more information please visit www.mesahotelsandresorts.com/grandkemang.
Sunday Brunch at Hotel Indonesia Kempinski
Easter festivity begins early at Hotel Indonesia Kempinski, as it has been taking place since early March. The hotel came up with the concept of celebrating Easter in a “staycation,” in order to offer guests a getaway from the busy life in the city. Families can have some quality time with the Easter Weekend package. Easter-themed parties will be held at the hotel’s signature restaurants: Kempi Deli and Sweet Boutique.
Brunch will be served on 15 – 16 April for Rp.458,000 nett per person. The Easter Weekend Package is available from 7 – 16 April, starting from the price of Rp.2,700,000 nett. For more information please visit www.kempinski.com/en/jakarta/hotel-indonesia/.
Sunday Brunch at Pullman Jakarta Indonesia
Some hotels continue to push the envelope when it comes to celebrating Easter Sunday and Pullman Jakarta is among those that like to bring something new to the table.
The hotel is in the mood for a Safari-themed Easter this time around and guests can expect an adventurous Easter experience through activities like egg hunting and rabbit racing. For brunch, the chef team will also be serving meals like deep-fried quail, venison sukiyaki, seafood and torte, served in line with the Safari theme. Not only that, guests will also be excited to learn that they can go home with Easter goodies after shopping at the Makaron bakeshop.
Safari Easter will start from 14 – 16 April 2017 at Sana Sini Restaurant for Rp.468,000 nett per person. Easter Shopping will last until April 30. For more information please visit www.pullmanjakartaindonesia.com.
Sunday Brunch at Raffles Jakarta
For those of you with a creative spirit who wish to have a quintessential Easter experience, then head on to the Raffles Jakarta Arts Café. The dining space is known for its artistic design and interior. Guests who have a high level of appreciation for culinary art would certainly enjoy spending the Holy weekend here.
Enjoy classic Easter dishes that are exclusively prepared by Head Chef Daniel Patterson, which include spring season entrees and new signature meals. In this stunning dining space, guests will be pleased with the vibrant furniture while observing artwork by local artist Hendra Gunawan.
Brunch will be served on 16 April 2017 from 12 – 3.30 pm. For more information please visit www.raffles.com/jakarta.
Sunday Brunch Sheraton Grand
There are two main events to celebrate the Holy weekend at Sheraton Grand. Those who wish to kick off the celebration early can join the Good Friday Seafood Feast. The Grand Easter Brunch will be held on Sunday and guests can enjoy two options of packages, one that includes freeflow, non-alcoholic beverages, and another which includes a free flow of champagne.
Good Friday Seafood Feast will be held from 14 – 15 April 2017 for Rp.398,000 nett per person. The Grand Easter Brunch will be held on April 16 for Rp.788,0000 nett per person (non-alcoholic beverages) and Rp.888,000 nett per person (champagne). For more information please visit www.sheratongrandjakartagandariacity.com.
Saturday Brunch at Kristal Hotel
Teaching kids the value of celebrating Easter might at times be hard, especially when they are taken to a classic Eastern celebration every year. So it is important for parents to think of unconventional ways for children to spend the Holy weekend.
Parents who wish to give their children the most memorable Easter experience might need to take them to the Kristal Hotel. This year, the hotel and serviced residence has set up a number of fun activities like egg hunting and painting, as well as a magician show and a cupcake tower. In addition to these wonderful activities, children can also document their moments by having their pictures taken in a photo booth.
Brunch will be served on April 15 at the Orchid Restaurant for Rp.135,000 nett per person (for children) and Rp.275,000 nett per person (for adults). For more information please visit www.hotelkristal.com.
Sunday Brunch at Intercontinental Bandung Dago Pakar
From traditional dining to a Rabbit Exhibition, the hotel knows how to make a fun and creative Easter Sunday. As one of the latest additions to Bandung’s hotel and resort scene, Intercontinental aims to show guests what it is like to have Easter brunch in the city of Bandung.
Here, children will be entertained by the Rabbit Exhibition, in addition to activities like Easter drawing, flying kites, horse riding and cotton candy making. At the Damai restaurant, they will be served with local and international cuisines including an Oriental Carvery, Pasta Station, Paninis, Noodles and Steam Boats, Pizzas, a Barbecue Station, Chicken and Beef Shawarma and Korean Barbecue. To conclude the day, they can relax in the infinity pool while enjoying the stunning view of Bandung’s skyline.
The Easter Festivity will be held from 14 – 16 April 2017. Easter brunch will be served from 10am – 2 pm, dinner from 7 – 10pm. For more information please visit www.bandung.intercontinental.com.