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Classic Club Karaoke & Massage Parlour (or Bunker) (Classic Hotel, Jl. K.H. Samanhudi 43-45, Pasar Baru Jakarta)

By The Jakarta Team →
I went to Classic Club after hearing of a club named "the Bunker"... enough to arouse my curiosity. It took me two months of investigation to find it. The bar is in Classic Hotel and it is actually called Classic Club. It is a one-stop entertainment nightclub with spa/karaoke/massage, a bit like Malioboro , with lots of girls from Uzbekistan also. 100% prostitutes. The patrons are mostly Indonesians (no european/american expats but a few Indian and Arab) in their 30s or 40s, so the music is not the hippest you will hear in Jakarta. On the second floor, there is a room called Terminal Classic , where you can see full nude sexy dancers, and lots of them. Famous because you can ask for a threesome. On the 5th floor, there is an even larger room, with more prostitutes and more sexy dancers. In case you are wondering, YES it is possible to sleep in the hotel. The best way is to book through Agoda at the following address: Book Classic Hotel Jakarta .

Terminal Classic

By Jakarta100bars →

Emporium Spa and Lounge (Jl Pecenongan)

By The Jakarta Team →
  Nasty place... Emporium is a massage parlour with extra services. They have girls from Thailand, Uzbekistan, China working as prostitutes. The place was raided by the police in December 2008 - See article .  Update March 2011: I walked by Emporium the other day and I saw it was closed for renovation. Here are a few pictures, if anyone goes there when it opens again, please leave a comment.

F1 Executive Club / GP Lounge

By Jakarta100bars →
Small nightclub and karaoke in Pecenongan (North Jakarta) with a Formula 1 theme. They have live music or DJs, usually with progressive house. You can request a lady companion while you drink. There is no entrance fee and it's free to sit at a table. If you want a VIP sofa you must spend a minimum of 7,5M. They also have sexy dancers (topless) occasionally. Overall : It's a middle class venue for Indonesians so you can expect cheaper prices and average standards. The crowd is underground, including many clubbers on drugs. They organize Sunday parties in the afternoon from 1pm to 8pm. Similar to Mille's in Lokasari.

Sikh Temple Gurdwara (Pasar Baru, Jakarta)

By Jakarta100bars →
Visiting the Sikh Temple Gurdwara, just a few hundred meters away from Pasar Baru market, is one of the most interesting and original things you can do in Jakarta. Indonesia has approximately 15,000 sikhs, most of whom live in Jakarta or Medan. I was told that there is a slight difference in the origin of the two communities. Most Sikhs in Medan came to Indonesia as warriors for the Dutch army in the 19th century, while Sikhs who came to Jakarta were mostly traders and businessmen. Built in 1955, the Gurdwara Sikh Temple in Pasar Baru is the largest in Jakarta. There is another one in Tanjung Priok (built in 1925) and two smaller ones in Ciputat and Tangerang. All were built by Sikhs families from Medan who migrated to the capital. To enter the temple, you must obey certain rules such as taking off your shoes, washing your hands and feet, and wearing something to cover your head. You can borrow a hat or a veil at the entrance if needed.

Bubur Kwang Tung (Open 24-Hour)

By Jakarta100bars →
Bubur Kwang Tung is an institution in Jakarta, especially for late-night clubbers. Open 24-hour and located in Pecenongan, not far from many nightlife venues, it is similar with Kamseng , located on Jalan Mangga Besar. It is mostly popular for its rice porridges (bubur in Indonesian) but it serves also a complete menu of Chinese (Cantonese) dishes. We visited it well after midnight after a fun evening of exploring live dangdut café, and we were both very happy with the taste of our porridge. I was even surprised I liked the food so much as I'm normally not a fan at all of it. Overall : A must-try in Jakarta, especially after a night of clubbing. If you are a celebrity, you'll eat for free and you can have your picture on the wall too... Bubur Kwang Tung -  Open 24/7 Jalan Pecenongan No 671 (near Red Top Hotel) Central Jakarta

Delta Spa (Different branches in Jakarta)

By The Jakarta Team →
Delta Spa is probably the most famous men spa in Jakarta and also the best. It is not a sex spa though: You will always get a plus-plus, but nothing more... Another similar chain of men spas in Jakarta is My Place . The masseuses in Delta Spa are usually experienced and skillful, much more than in many other more expensive massage parlours. Yet, the prices have almost doubled in the past five years, and it is no longer a cheap venue. It will cost you around 600,000rp for a 3 hour massage + the possibility to use the facilities for the whole day (jacuzzi, sauna, swimming pool, fitness equipment). Perfect way to end up a week-end of clubbing on sundays. Opening Hours: Depending on the branches, but usually everyday from 11am to 11pm. Call them first to make sure. List of Delta Spa branches in Jakarta: Delta Spa Harmoni Harmoni Plaza, Bl B 12 - 12 A unit 36 - 38 Jl. Suryopranoto No. 2, Jakarta Phone: +62-21 6358-3777 Fax: +62-21 6386-6079

Goldmine (in Golden Boutique Hotel, Pecenongan)

By The Jakarta Team →
I didn't go to Goldmine, but I went briefly to the karaoke in Golden Boutique Hotel (Studio 21), open until 5am). Also, a friend was working for the firm auditing the company, so i have a good insight of what's going on inside these walls. The Hotel compares with Hotel Alexis as a one-stop entertainment with the rooms being there mainly for short term transactions rather than family trips to Pecenongan. The decorum is that specific North Jakarta style, with roman statutes, marble and big paintings on the walls and ceiling, that we can find in all the somewhat luxurious nightclubs in Kota. There are two similar hotels, with the other one in Blok M (the one on the picture). My Place Spa has a branch within Golden Boutique Hotel Angkasa (Pecenongan). GBH Angkasa Jalan Angkasa 1,