At terminal two in Jakarta’s Soekarno Hatto international airport, eligible Cathay passengers can use two lounges. They can access the Pura Indah lounge, whose first class wing we reviewed previously, or the Premier Lounge. As the sign outside the Premier Lounge attests, it is open to passengers and customers of a wide array of airlines and banks.
POP! is a chain with multiple locations across Indonesia. They are similar to a number of other chains there, which offer fairly basic accommodation in popular areas packaged up in a colourful branding.
I recently stayed at the POP! in Kemang, Jakarta. I suspect that the different properties are fairly similar.
I am not a big fan of booking hotels online. I would rather just turn up on the day and pay at the hotel, which is more convenient and quicker. Unfortunately, a lot of hotels now require customers to book through a third party platform or penalise them if they do not with a higher cost.
The Pura Indah lounge in terminal two of Jakarta’s Soekarno Hatto international airport has a first and business class section. It is used by a wide variety of airlines, including Cathay Pacific.
The first class lounge is, to put it mildly, uninspiring. It is fairly small and has a number of boxy seats,