NOMAD Hostels is the first wholly budget brand from Archipelago International, joining the groups' other segments, including the select-service favehotel and Hotel NEO, the economy Quest Hotel and Harper, and the upscale Aston, Alana, Aston Heritage Collection, Huxley and Kamuela.

Described as "the smart solution for travelers seeking stylish and comfortable yet ultra-affordable accommodation". Each hostel will feature a unique design with professional services, whilst some will also provide additional extras, like multifunctional spaces with connecting games rooms, vending machines, coin-operated laundry facilities and a public coffee shop where guests can relax in outdoor seating areas.

The first hostel is located in Kemang, one of Jakarta's most iconic districts for both day and night entertainment. Named Nomad Hostel - Kemang, the brand-new hostel has 14 rooms, 4 room types, and 192 beds. The hostel also features common rooms with Fussball, billiards and a lounge, as well as a coffee shop & bar, a basketball court, and an outdoor pool.