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Plenty of Restaurants but Less Seats

I arrived here to use the train service to Bandung. Lots of restaurants to choose i.e. fast foods... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
hana a
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Sometimes its worthwhile to pay a porter...! But watch the taxi drivers

I hate letting anyone take my bags! I never let porters touch my bags! But this time I relented... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
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Jl. Medan Merdeka Timur | Simpang Alun-Alun Tugu Monas, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia
+62 21 3862362
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Gambir is the main hub for other big cities in Java island. Sure, you can just grab a low cost flight to get to Jogyakarta, Semarang or Surabaya, but! Train journey has always other attractiveness: the chance to see the inner side of a country....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very good way to go around Indonesia. The station is so clean, and the staff is polite. We encountered some language barrier at first, but staff were helpful in providing us someone we could talk to.

Thank remicharlene
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

centre stesen connect with jakarta.. can take bus to jakarta airport. have free (gratis) bus around jakarta centre with connect famous area with tour speaker inside the bus..

Thank nork210
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The station is so clean and well located and the staff is excellent. I made a mistake in my ticket and the staff helped me out. I changed my wrong ticket (I had booked for wrong date; a day later than I needed to travel)...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Once again Executive class Jakarta Bandung, quite and busy station, clean and safe, a lot of affordable eating and coffee shops, Train not expensive ( less than 10 US Dollar in airconditioned old, but fancy executive staff, friendly staff in train Avoid the traffic jam...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived here to use the train service to Bandung. Lots of restaurants to choose i.e. fast foods, local foods, coffee shops. Overall are okay, but probably they should add more seating area for people waiting to board the train. from here, I used Grab...More

Thank hana a
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Its complete Train Station, there is a lodging, spacious waiting room, lots of tasty restaurants, reachable

Thank Peti A
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I hate letting anyone take my bags! I never let porters touch my bags! But this time I relented. There is a lift to get up to the platform, but when I arrived on the return trip I couldn't find it to come back down....More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

The parking lot i think should be expanded to be larger than before since i often have difficulty to find a parking space. The chairs for sit are too few, should be added more because many people from outside Jakarta transit in here so many...More

Thank Peni P
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The place is always very crowded, more so during peak hours. Be careful with your luggages. also look out for illegal taxis.

Thank Fauzy A
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Sharon H
4 August 2018|
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Response from rindira009 | Reviewed this property |
There is no airport rail link from CGK to Gambir station. You have to go to Sudirman Baru station. Are you catching long distance train from Gambir? Maybe better take taxi, which takes from 40 minutes to 1 hour in normal... More
8 July 2018|
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Response from DeWandererSoul | Reviewed this property |
there is customer support desk and they are very helpful,