Kalibata City at a Glance
- Location: Kalibata, Jakarta
- Project Completed: 2010
- Developer: Agung Podomoro Group
- Total Units: 14000
- Unit Area: 21m^2 to 50m^2
- Unit types: 2BR/3BR
- Maintenance: Free
- No. of floors: 22
Kalibata City Residence is a mega-apartment residentials filled with 7 low-budget apartment towers (Akasia, Borneo, Cendana, Damar, Eboni, Flamboyan, and Gaharu). These towers are relatively affordable in regards to the strategic location of Kalibata, South Jakarta. Overall, there are 14,000 apartment units, but this number is all Kalibata Residence, Regency, and Green Palace all combined (Regency and Green Palace are the newer ones). Undoubtedly, Kalibata City is a convenient living place as it is located just a few minutes away from the Central Business District Jakarta and also surrounded by numerous public transportation.
Kalibata City's comfort and convenience
Kalibata city residence is a diverse living environment filled with more than 10000 tenants. Aside from its cheap price, this apartment is surrounded by a wide range of stores for its residents’ daily needs. Just right on the basement floor of its tower, you can find Kalibata Square; a middle-class range shopping district packed with essential stores such as supermarkets, pharmacy, fashion boutiques, food court, game area for kids, and cinema. Moreover, this apartment is also strategically located between important sub-districts of Jakarta; The central business district, and entertainment spots in Kemang that can be reached within less than 20 minutes.
On the other hand, Kalibata City may also be packed with bad traffic, especially during peak hours. However, there are plenty of public transportations options you can choose if you don't feel like going with your own vehicle. The train station is only within 5 minutes away and you can easily travel through Jakarta and its surrounding cities. One other important qualities of Kalibata City is its friendly neighborhood and community. The residents of Kalbata city have their own non-formal organization that conducts events for the residents as well as bridging the communication of the apartment developer and the residents.
Kalibata City's facilities
The facilities in Kalibata City is quite limited, however, it is understandable with the price range it is offering. You can still find basic facilities within the compound, such as basketball and football court that are free for its residents. The swimming pool is only available on the Kalibata City Green Palace residents and only accessible for its residents. Furthermore, there is a wide variety of canteen and warung throughout the ground floor of this apartment that is offered at very affordable prices. You can also find other necessities stores on the ground floor such as Laundry, Minimarket, ATM booths, and real estate agency. If you are looking for a wider range of goods, you can go to Kalibata square just right on the basement floor. On the other hand, maintenance and security are good for an apartment compound as big and old as Kalibata City. There are several parking entries and exits surround the building complete with guards and parking staff. Cleaning service and maintenance workers come to the apartment almost every week. The surroundings of this apartment are relatively clean but may not be the most sophisticated level you can found in an apartment.
Kalibata City is undoubtedly one of the most strategic areas to live in. Although there is not so much of landmarks other than governmental institutional buildings and national monuments, within a few minutes you can access Jakarta's top sub-districts such as the business centers in PAncoran and the entertainment spot in Kemang.
Shopping within Kalibata is not the top thing to do, however, this area does still offer several shopping places. Aside from the Kalibata square, there is also a middle-class mall, namely Plaza Kalibata. In this mall, you can find standard stores such as Gramedia Bookstore, Matahari Department stores, and XXI Cinema.
Restaurant and Bar:
There are not so many restaurants in this area, however, you can still go to Kemang and find numerous sophisticated restaurants and bars only within 15 to 20 minutes.
Throughout the evening, there are plenty of tents and food trucks setting up along the streets of Kalibata. Here, you can find a wide variety of Indonesian local street foods at affordable prices.
Kalibata is a very famous area in Jakarta, thus, there are plenty of online taxis that you can easily order. If you are planning to go by public transportation, there is KRL Commuting Train Station (Duren Kalibata Station) which is located near Kalibata City. In this train station, you can find both yellow and red lines track and you can go rather fast towards busy areas such as Tanah Abang and Sudirman.