Kost in West Jakarta

Kost in West Jakarta

West Jakarta is an area with many offices, universities, and historical sites spread across 8 districts: Palmerah, Kebon Jeruk, Kembangan, Taman Sari, Tambora, Grogol Petamburan, Cengkareng, and Kalideres. Many employees and students live in the area. Many companies such as Traveloka and Kompas Gramedia have offices in Palmerah. Large universities such as Binus University and Tarumanegara University are located in Kebon Jeruk. It is also home to many historical buildings located in Taman Sari which spread from Gajah Mada, Glodok, to Kota Tua Jakarta (Kota Tua Jakarta).

People who work and study in West Jakarta may never live in the area. Many come from other parts of Jakarta, the satellite city of Jakarta, or even other provinces. This is because the demand for house rental is quite high. One of the most popular types of residential rentals is Kost. Kost rent rates are relatively more affordable than renting an apartment unit. You can also pay that every month, unlike apartment rentals or rented houses.

List of Kosts in West Jakarta Based on Location

You can choose a kost location that matches the priority of the comfort you want to get. Such as locations near offices, culinary centers and shopping. The following is a list of kostoptions in the areas we recommend in West Jakarta:

Kost Cengkareng West Jakarta

1. Kost Bambu Kuning Cengkareng

Kost Bambu Kuning Cengkareng di Jakarta Barat

Located in Cengkareng, West Jakarta, Kost Bambu Kuning is classified as an exclusive kost in a classic building. This house is large in size with fully furnished rooms dominated by beige and brown colors to support a classy atmosphere. Equipped with a super comfortable bed, this kost will make you feel at home.

Besides, several places can be reached easily if you choose to stay here. BSI Campus (Bina Sarana Informatika) is only 12 minutes from the house by foot, while Taman Palem Mall is only 6 minutes by car. Near the house there are also minimarkets, ATM centers, churches and mosques so it is very easy to carry out daily activities around this kost.

Address: Jl. Bambu Kuning IX No. 7, RT.11 / RW.3, West Cengkareng, West Jakarta 11730

Phone Number: +628974147147

Price: IDR 1,200,000 / month

Facilities:

  • Private Bathroom
  • AC
  • Fully furnished
  • Housekeeping
  • Security/ CCTV
  • Free 
  • Wi-Fi
  • Living room
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Parking lot

2. Kost Utama 5

Kost Utama 5 di Jakarta Barat
Source: Google Maps

Located in West Cengkareng, you don’t need to worry about reaching several places because access to toll roads, malls, residentials, and hospitals is quite easy. You can go to Taman Palem Mall by car for only 6 minutes, and Hermina Daan Mogot Hospital which is only 7 minutes by car. This strategic kost will be a comfortable place to live in West Jakarta.

Address: Jl. Main V No. 5, RW.1, West Cengkareng, Cengkareng, West Jakarta 11730  

Phone Number:: +6281 1917688

Price: IDR 1,400,000 / month

Facilities:

  • Fully furnished
  • Private Bathroom
  • AC
  • CCTV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • Living room
  • Kitchen
  • Dining area
  • Parking area

Kost Grogol West Jakarta

1. Kost Makaliwe I / 26

Kost di Grogol: Kost Makaliwe I/26

Which is located in the Grogol area, offers a clean and tidy residence that makes you feel at home living here. In addition, this kost has facilities that other kosts don’t have, that is access cards. This kost also has a rooftop with a very beautiful view. On the rooftop, you can refresh yourself and unwind after a long day of work.

Address: 26, Jalan Dokter Makaliwe I No.26, RT.4 / RW.7, Grogol, Kec. Grogol Petamburan, West Jakarta City, Special Capital Region of Jakarta 11450

Phone Number: 081299888126

Price: Starting from IDR 1,600,000.00 / month

Facilities:

  • Fully furnished
  • Private Room
  • AC
  • Wifi
  • Pantry
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Emergency stairs
  • Large Terrace on the 2nd and 3rd floor
  • Static bike 
  • Lounge
  • Open space
  • Each floor equipped with fire extinguisher
  • Public toilet
  • Door with access control system
  • 24 hour CCTV

2. Kost Snowwhite

Kosan Snowwhite di Grogol Petamburan

Another kost located in Grogol based on our recommendation is Kosan Snowwhite. Kosan Snowwhite has the usual kost facilities. Overall, the advantage of this kost is that each room has its own balcony. This balcony can be one of the flow of air circulation in your room, so it makes the room feel fresh throughout the day.

Address: Jl. Dr. Susilo VI No.6, RT.1 / RW.5, Grogol, Kec. Grogol Petamburan, West Jakarta City, Special Capital Region of Jakarta 11450

Phone Number: 081283955614

Price: Starting from Rp1,700,000.00 / month

Facilities:

  • Full furniture
  • Bathroom in
  • Water heater
  • AC
  • TV
  • Laundry 
  • Wi-Fi
  • Balcony

Read also: Kost in Grogol

Kost Palmerah West Jakarta

1. Kost Homey Residence

Homey Residence Kost di Kemanggisan, Palmerah, Jakarta Barat

Homey Residence is a kost located in Kemanggisan, Palmerah, West Jakarta. The name ‘Homey’ matches the building and atmosphere. Neutral colors like white dominate this house so it looks simple and minimalist.

Due to its proximity to the business district, several public facilities are also easy to reach. You can find ATMs, minimarkets, places to eat, Harapan Kita Hospital, Dharmais Cancer Hospital, Central Park, and Taman Anggrek Mall just by driving for 2 to 5 minutes from the kost.

Address: Jl. Pure Neli Orchid Blok A No. 10, RT.2 / RW.1, Kemanggisan, Palmerah, West Jakarta 11480

Phone Number:: +6287887788630

Price: IDR 2,300,000 / month

Facilities:

  • Fully furnished
  • AC
  • Private Bathroom
  • Water heater
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
  • Laundry service
  • Kitchen
  • Parking area
  • CCTV
  • Card access
  • Cleaning services

Read also: Exclusive Kost in Palmerah

2. Vysha Residence

One of the advantages of choosing Vysha as a kost is that it is very strategic. Vysha is only 1 km from the city center and 45 minutes to the airport. It is surrounded by shopping centers, such as Senayan City, Plaza Senayan Mall, Taman Anggrek Mall, Central Park Mall, and Neo Soho Mall making it very strategic. Each room is equipped with complete facilities including Wifi, and services housekeeping. At Vysha, you can also find convenience stores, parking services, laundry or dry cleaning services, and more.

Address: Jalan G.1 No. 39, Slipi, Palmerah, RT.2 / RW.2, Slipi, Kec. Palmerah, West Jakarta, Special Capital Region of Jakarta 11410, Indonesia

Phone Number: +6285600003939

Price: IDR 2,850,000.00 per month (standard type)

Facilities:

  • Wifi
  • AC
  • Queen size bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Water heater
  • TV
  • Inter-room telephone

Check more: Kost in Palmerah

Kost Slipi West Jakarta

1. Kost Andresas 3

kos andreas 3 bedroom slipi

Kost Andreas 3 is located in Slipi, Palmerah, West Jakarta. You can find this kost behind the Peninsula Hotel and close to SMA Negeri 17 Jakarta. It is very comfortable and conveniently designed. The area of ​​each room is 3 X 2.5 m2. Each unit is equipped with facilities such as a private bathroom, wardrobe, air conditioning, Wifi and 24 hour access. It accepts male and female guests in every unit. This kost design is quite simple but comfortable. This building has 2 floors and is located in a quiet but strategic location.

Address: Jl. Slipi 4 No.6, RT.1 / RW.3, Slipi, Kec. Palmerah, West Jakarta, Special Capital Region of Jakarta 11410, Indonesia

Phone Number: + 6221-1072-3554

Price: Rp2,400,000.00 / month

Facilities:

  • Wardrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Wifi
  • 24 hour access
  • Parking motorbike
  • Laundry and drying space
  • Shared kitchen

To find out more recommendations, go visit: Kost in Slipi

2. Jaya Residence

Kost Jaya Residence is a premium kost that is very suitable for employees. The price is relatively affordable and it is located near the office area. Besides that, it only takes 10 minutes to get to Senayan. This kost provides 3 types of rooms, which are standard sizes including electricity and water, standard rooms excluding electricity and water, and deluxe rooms including electricity and water.

Address: Slipi Barat 3 KS Tubun 2B no 15, Slipi, West Jakarta.

Phone Number: 082297771256

Price: IDR 3,000,000 / month (Deluxe)

Facilities:

  • Wifi
  • Cable TV
  • Private bathroom with water heater and shower
  • Wardrobe
  • AC
  • Dressing table and study table
  • Shared kitchen Shared
  • living room
  • 24-hour security and CCTV
  • Parking for cars and motorbikes

Also check: Exclusive kost in Slipi

Kost Kebon Jeruk West Jakarta

1. D’Palm Exclusive Homestay

This kost has quite spacious rooms, which are 3 x 6 m. It is suitable for all groups, both students and employees because of the proximity to campuses and offices. The facilities obtained are not in doubt. Residents will get a room fully furnished including air conditioning, private bathroom, and Wifi. What’s more, there is a service laundry and also the kost is access for 24 hours.

Address:  Jl. Raya Kb. Jeruk No.17, RT.8 / RW.5, Kb. Oranges, Kec. Kb. Jeruk, City of West Jakarta,

Phone Number: 08118892599

Price: Rp. 3,000,000

Facilities:

  • Spring bed
  • Water heater
  • Private Bathroom
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Wash the iron
  • Security
  • Motorcycle parking

Kost Taman Sari West Jakarta

1. Kost Gajahmada Residence

Kost Gajahmada di Taman Sari, Jakarta Barat

Gajahmada kost is located in Taman Sari, Krukut, West Jakarta. Because this kost is close to the Mangga Besar station, you don’t need to worry about transportation access if you don’t have a private vehicle. Want to eat something? Burger King and Starbucks are only 8 to 13 minutes away if you go there on foot. To fill your spare time, you can also go to Grand Paragon XXI which is only 14 minutes away.

Address: Jl. Talib 3 Baru No. 25, RT.3 / RW.4, Krukut, Taman Sari, West Jakarta 11140

Phone Number: +6281 317456680

Price:

Royal Rp. 2,000,000 / month

Premium Rp. 2,200,000 / month

Facilities:

  • Fully furnished
  • Private Bathroom 
  • Wi-Fi
  • Service laundry
  • Dispenser
  • Kitchen
  • AC
  • CCTV
  • Access card

2. Kost Hayam Wuruk Residence

Kost Hayam Wuruk Residence di Jakarta Barat

Providing 3 types of bedrooms, Kost Hayam Wuruk is a large kost with rooms measuring 12m2. It has a minimalist and simple design with monochrome colors both in the building itself and in each room.

The building is located right behind RM Padang Garuda, so you don’t have to worry too much about finding food. The hotel is also close to Grand Paragon XXI which is only a 5-minute walk away. Apart from that, several landmarks nearby such as Glodok Plaza, LTC Glodok, Husada Hospital, Jakarta Kota Station, and Jayakarta Station are also easy to reach. Since the kost area is surrounded by accessible places, staying at the Hayam Wuruk Kost will be very convenient.

Address: Jl. Hayam Wuruk No. 100J, RT.1 / RW.6, Mangga Besar, Taman Sari, West Jakarta 11180

Phone Number: +6285814370217

Price:. Rp2,000,000 to Rp. 2,600,000 / month

Facilities:

  • Fully furnished
  • AC
  • Private Bathroom
  • Water Heater
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Kitchen
  • Dispenser
  • Fridge
  • Laundry service
  • Access card
  • Living room
  • CCTV
  • Parking area

Type of Kosts West Jakarta

1. Kost For Men

This type of kost only accepts men as residents of the kost. The existence of the kost that is specific to a certain gender is to keep the personal convenient of residents who feel awkward or uncomfortable when living close to or in the same place with strangers that have opposite sex. The existence of this type of kost is also to keep the values ​​and culture of local residents.

Pandala One Kost

It is a little difficult to find a kost for men in the West Jakarta area. But one of the things you can find is Pandala One. This kost is located in the Kemanggisan area, West Jakarta. They provide rooms with very comfortable facilities. The location is also very strategic, so residents can easily reach office areas.

Address: Jl. Orchid Garuda Kemanggisan Kec. Palmerah Jakarta Barat

Phone: 083872193671

Price: Rp. 2,100,000

Facilities:

  • AC
  • Beds
  • Cabinet
  • Shelves
  • Private Bathroom
  • Water Heater
  • Parking Area
  • Shared kitchen
  • Washing machine

2. Kost For Women

As the name implies, this type of kost only accepts women to become residents of the kost. The purpose of this type of kost is the same as the kost for men because certain people feel uncomfortable and insecure when living near the opposite sex.

Melrico House

This exclusive kost only accepts female residents. Located in the kemanggisan area, this kost has an affordable price. The location is also strategic near the Binus campus. Each room has its own access card.

Address: Jalan Haji Saleh no 41, Kemanggisan Ilir.

Phone Number: 0811953880

Price: Rp. 1.600.000, –

Facilities:

  • AC
  • TV
  • Fully Furnished
  • Private bathroom

3. Mixed Kost For Both Gender

If you are a person who doesn’t care about the gender category of the kost, or feel that it is okay to live side by side with the opposite sex that you don’t know, you might choose this type of kost. Mixed kost types also tend to have more flexible rules.

Omari Kost

This kost is located in Grogol, West Jakarta. This kost is classified as a mixed kost that can accept residents. The room size provided is quite spacious, 3 x 3 meters and 4 x 4 meters.

Address: Jalan Al Amanah blok E6 number 1399 Kavling Polri, Jelambar, Grogol Petamburan, West Jakarta, DKI Jakarta 11460

Phone Number: 081511036198

Price: Starting from Rp. 1,650,000, –

Facilities:

  • Private Bathroom
  • Table
  • Chair
  • Sink
  • Sitting closet
  • Shower

4. Kost With Non-Strict Rules

This is the type of kost that does not have too strict rules. Usually, this type of kost have 24 hours access for its residents. This kost also gives residents the freedom to bring guests from outside. Several kosts sometimes have very strict rules such as having a curfew and limiting guests who come over. However, if you feel uncomfortable and too constrained by these rules, then make sure the rules are not too restrictive. 

Meruya Place

tampak depan kos meruya jakarta barat

Meruya Place is located right in Meruya, which is very close to Mercu Buana Meruya. This is a mixed kost type with spacious rooms offered at a reasonable price. The Meruya Place is also close to the Pondok Indah and St. Moritz. Located in the Meruya area, tenants can also visit shopping centers such as Plaza Senayan, Lippo Mall Puri, and Puri Indah Mall. The rules in this kost tend to be free.

Address: Jl. Kav. DKI Blk. 100 No.25, RT.1 / RW.10, Meruya Utara, Kec. Kembangan, West Jakarta City.

Phone Number: + 62813-8269-0076

Price: Starting from IDR 2,300,000, –

Facilities:

  • Housekeeper
  • Wifi
  • Parking for motorbikes and cars
  • Kitchen
  • Living room
  • Water heater
  • TV
  • CCTV
  • Shower

5. Kost Exclusive

If you set a lot of budget for cost living in Jakarta and want luxurious and high-quality facilities, you may be interested in exclusive kost. Exclusive kost is a kost that provides high-quality and very complete facilities. Usually this kost has special services such as a 24-hour front desk, cleaning service, housekeeper, and also laundry service. Exclusive kost can also be categorized as luxury kost. 

List of Kosts in West Jakarta according to Budget

Are you looking for recommendations for kosts in West Jakarta that can adjust your budget? Maybe you want to limit the budget spent on living costs to make it cheaper. Or maybe you wan to prioritize the convenience to reach various places while living in Jakarta. We have recommendations for kosts in West Jakarta that can adjust the budget.

Affordable West Jakarta Kost Budget under 3 Million Rupiah

1. Kost Om Jon

Kost Om Jon di Slipi

Kost Om Jon is located behind Wisma 77 Slipi which is only 5 minutes from the Busway Terminal and is surrounded by public facilities such as ATMs and minimarkets. Each room is fully furnished, including air conditioning. This room accepts male and female residents but with different kostareas.

Address: Jl. Slipi 4 (SMKN 17 / SMEA 18) No. 10 Slipi RT.1 / RW.3, Palmerah, West Jakarta, DKI Jakarta 11410, Indonesia

Phone Number: +62118803388

Price: Rp. 1,800,000, – (male), Rp. 2,100,000 (female)

Facilities:

  • AC
  • Bed
  • Wifi
  • Wardrobe
  • Table and Chairs
  • Private Bathroom
  • Water heater
  • Laundry
  • Cleaning service
  • TV
  • Shared kitchen

2. Patra Tomang Residence

Grogol is one of the busiest areas in Jakarta because it has many office areas, campuses, and shopping centers. Patra Tomang Residence is an exclusive kost located in Grogol. This kost offers a large space that can spoil the eyes because this kost has a very nice interior design. Facilities in the rooms fully furnished including AC.

Address:   Jl. Patra Tomang I No.15

Phone Number: 08161839696

Price: Starting from Rp. 2,000,000.00 / month

  • Wifi
  • Indoor and outdoor parking
  • Laundry
  • Taman
  • Rooftop
  • Cafe
  • Private key card access
  • 24 hour CCTV
  • Direct outdoor view
  • AC 
  • Private Bathroom with hot water.
  • Shelves and tables.
  • Beds and mattresses. 

Kost Exclusive West Jakarta Budget 3 – 5 Million Rupiah

If you set a large budget for the cost of living in Jakarta and want luxurious and high-quality facilities, you might be interested in an exclusive kost. Exclusive kost is a kost that provides high-quality and very complete facilities. Usually this kost has special services such as a 24-hour front desk, cleaning service, housekeeping, and laundry. Exclusive kost can also be categorized as luxury kost.

1. Urbanest Inn House

in front of urbanest inn house slipi

Urbanest Inn House Slipi is specially designed for family vacations or even monthly for individuals. The unique thing about this kost is that you can find animals and pets in this area to entertain you during your stay. The facilities in this homestay include a swimming pool, cable TV, water heater, motorbike and car parking, maid, elevator / lift, kitchen, and guest rooms.

Animals that you can find include fish, even geese. Rooms at Urbanest Inn House Slipi can be rented both daily and monthly. If you want to do a staycation for your family, VVIP can be the best choice.

Address: Slipi, Jl. H. Saili No.39-40, RT.5 / RW.5, Kemanggisan, Kec. Palmerah, West Jakarta, Special Capital Region of Jakarta 11480, Indonesia

Phone Number: +6221 2128646 / +6281586238622

Price: Starting from IDR 5,000,000.00 / month

Facilities:

  • Double bed
  • Swimming Pool
  • Cable TV
  • Water Heater & Shower
  • Parking Area
  • Housekeeping
  • Lift
  • Shared Kitchen and Living Room
  • Laundry
  • Wifi

2. Kost Exclusive Kebon Jeruk West Jakarta

Kost Eksklusif Kebon Jeruk Jakarta Barat: Permata Residence

Located in the Kebon Jeruk area, this kost provides very complete and luxurious facilities. They even have a room gym as well as a swimming pool. There is also a shared kitchen and living room. You can also access the ITC Permata Hijau shopping center, schools and hospitals which are very close.

Address: Jl. Safir Raya No. 21 Pos Pengumben, Kebon Jeruk, West Jakarta.

Telephone Number: +62818748250

Price: Rp. 5,000,000 (deluxe)

Facilities:

  • Private bathroom with bathtub
  • AC
  • Wifi,
  • Fitness Center
  • TV
  • Water Heater
  • Parking area for cars and motorbikes
  • Housekeeper
  • Laundry
  • 24-hour access to
  • CCTV
  • Swimming Pool

Have A Lot Budget for Living Cost? You Can Try Living in a Shared Apartment!

What is a shared apartment?

A shared apartment is an apartment unit that is rented jointly by sharing space and rental fees with other people. You can feel the guaranteed facilities, services and security of an apartment at a lower price. Even though you are in one apartment space, you can get full privacy with each room. You also have the right to choose a roommate to live with, either old friends or new people by getting to know them first. The shared apartment is perfect for those who don’t want to live alone.

What are the advantages of a shared apartment?

If you have a sufficient budget and want to get premium facilities but at a price that is still reasonable, you can try renting a shared apartment or rent a room as a kost in an apartment. A shared apartment is an apartment unit that is rented jointly with other people. Residents can share space with other people, but still can keep their own privacy in their own room. By renting a shared apartment, residents don’t need to pay the rent for 1 full unit. Therefore, the price will be more affordable.

What’s more, you can feel the guaranteed facilities, services, and security of an apartment at a lower price. Even though you are in one apartment space, you can get full privacy with each room. You also have the right to choose a roommate to live with, either old friends, or new people by getting to know them first. The shared apartment is perfect for those who don’t want to live in loneliness.

What Advantages of Living in Shared Apartments?

  • Never be lonely

Most of the kosts can only be occupied by one person per room. Maybe this is suitable for those of you who like to be alone. Apartments are more private. Maybe it’s harder to interact with neighbors next to your unit. However, if you live in a shared apartment, you won’t feel lonely with roommates. There are lots of fun things that you can do together.

  • Financially Beneficial

Of course, the cost of living can be more efficient. If you live in a kost, maybe you have to bear everything you need. If you live in a shared apartment, you can share payments for utilities, household needs such as cleaning tools, or foods.

  • Splitting the Chores

Besides the cleaning service or housekeeper, living in an apartment with roommates will make it easier to complete homework. So, you don’t need to feel overwhelmed by yourself to clean up your living space.

  • Safety & Utilities are Guaranteed

If you live in an apartment, safety and utility are guaranteed. If there are problems with yours, there is an apartment management who can help solve the problem. Apartment access also tends to be free for 24 hours. Even if you live in an apartment, facility maintenance is carried out by the apartment management.

  • More Facilities

The facilities in apartments are usually very complete. These facilities may not even be owned by an exclusive kost. If you live in an apartment, you can enjoy the shared facilities that are available, such as a gym, swimming pool, meeting rooms. With a budget that is more or less the same as an exclusive kost, you can get various facilities.

How do I rent a shared apartment in South Jakarta?

If you want to rent a kost room in an apartment, or live in a shared apartment at an affordable price, you can visit Flokq website. There are various choices of apartment rooms that can be rented. Generally, apartment rentals are charged on an annual basis. With Flokq, it can help you to rent a room in the apartment that you want paid per month. With a budget of 3 – 5 million rupiah per month, you can get the convenience to live there.

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