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Easy to get taxis outside Ciwalk?

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Easy to get taxis outside Ciwalk?

Hello, I've been googling and searching through the threads but could not find any info on this. I'm planning to stay in Jln Riau area and am thinking of asking my driver to drop us off for a night stroll at Ciwalk and then we take a taxi back to the hotel on our own. My concern is whether there are any Blue Bird taxis available outside CiWalk?

Also, is there any cafes that open pass 9pm around Jalan Riau? Thanks alot for the replies.

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1. Re: Easy to get taxis outside Ciwalk?

sigmaz, hello

1/ <<My concern is whether there are any Blue Bird taxis available outside CiWalk?>>

Sure, 100%

1/ <<Also, is there any cafes that open pass 9pm around Jalan Riau? >>

Standard operation time to food outlets in BDG 10 am - 10 pm. Restaurants in major hotels serve 24/ 7 together with room service.

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2. Re: Easy to get taxis outside Ciwalk?

yes, you can wait for bluebird taxi outside ciwalk. but, maybe need time (you travel in the night, right ?). better walk down a bit, you can find gemah ripah taxi. also good.

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3. Re: Easy to get taxis outside Ciwalk?

Chipaganti taxi is also the one recommended in BDG.....( red fleet)

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4. Re: Easy to get taxis outside Ciwalk?

If it's jammed along Jalan Cihampelas, it might be hard to find an empty taxi. there is no dedicated taxi stand at Ciwalk itself.

Alternatively, there is a GR (Gemah Ripah) taxi stand just besides Aston hotel just across Ciwalk. It's also using meter, but for short ride there is a minimum payment of Rp20,000. Blue bird has no minimum payment if you hail from the street.

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5. Re: Easy to get taxis outside Ciwalk?

Thank you so much for all the valuable information. Many thanks to cirque too for telling me that there's no dedicated taxi stand in Ciwalk itself. This is truly useful.

Btw, I'm deciding between Serela Merdeka Hotel and Amaris Cimanuk Hotel, which is nearer to FOs in Jalan Riau, walking distance and which is safer to walk at night with better lit street lights?

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6. Re: Easy to get taxis outside Ciwalk?

<<which is nearer to FOs in Jalan Riau,>>

Check Angrek shopping hotel.................

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7. Re: Easy to get taxis outside Ciwalk?

Thanks all!

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8. Re: Easy to get taxis outside Ciwalk?

welcome... any time!

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9. Re: Easy to get taxis outside Ciwalk?

Serela Merdeka is nowhere nearby major FOs along Jalan Riau. It's close, however to two shopping centers: BEC (Bandung Electronic Center) which stock mobile phone and computer shops and BIP (Bandung Indah Plaza) which is an older generation shopping mall.

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10. Re: Easy to get taxis outside Ciwalk?

OK, I do hope the roads are well lit and it's safe to walk around at night. :p