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Br Pengasahan, Desa Lalang Linggah | Surabrata Tabanan West Bali, Bali, Indonesia
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Istana Balian
Ranked #505 of 1,782 Specialty Lodging in Bali
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Ballina, New South Wales, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Friendly, helpful staff and owners make this place! They also have a wonderful little restaurant and cook an awesome burger and nasi or mi goring! Only a very short stroll down the hill to warungs and Balian Beach. The price is great for your inclusive breaky and a huge room and new well maintained amenities

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Caloundra, Queensland, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Great place to surf or relax. We stayed for 2 nights but should have stayed longer. Komang and staff looked after us like family. There where 6 of us and we all had a great time. Rooms big and beautiful. Would definitely staff there again

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Istana Balian ticks all the boxes for comfort, views, restaurant, cleanliness and friendliness. Its fantastic to see that after all the times we have been back that Istana is still the best place to stay in Balian. They take care of your every need and go out of their way to make sure you have a comfortable stay. Great pool,... More 

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Albany, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We have just had 6 nights in the loft room at Istana. On 2 of the 6 nights, despite having earplugs, were were kept awake from about 2.45am by Soccer being streamed to the TV in the dining area directly below our room. The noisiest people who were watching the soccer weren't even paying guests who were staying at the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

From the very first step on the driveway you are treated like royalty! Komang and the fantastic family look after your every needs. The views are fantastic, the rooms are brilliant and well appointed and the pool was devine!! Brilliant quality food which is prepared fresh when you order it!! Love those banana pancakes!! We are repeat customers and love... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We have just returned from 3 fantastic days at Istana Balian.What a beautiful area of Bali,so relaxing with great accommodation to go with it.Komang and crew really do it well at Istana.Highly recommend this accommodation.So many nice eating places with magnificent views to watch the great surf action and sunsets.Best burgers in town at Istana Balian.Will definitely be back !

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We stayed here for 3 or 4 nights and they were absolutely the best nights we had during our one month in Indonesia. The Balian beach area is almost like a paradise…just almost, because you can't really swim in the ocean with the kids. Luckily they have a really good pool at the istana balian;) We had the room upstairs... More 

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Lennox Head
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I have stayed at this hotel twice. Once a few years ago, when it first opened. I was with my kids and hubby. Then Sept last year with just my hubby. It hasnt aged, infact the gardens are even better. The owner is Australian and runs a great boutique hotel. All rooms are large and modern. It was nice to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

I stayed here with my husband for 3 nights on a surfing trip. He surfed and I relaxed. I didn't really know what to expect of Istana as there aren't many reviews. We were pleasantly surprised with how friendly and nice it was. Our room was quite basic but we had a lovely view of the sea. At first I... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We stayed here for 5 days and loved it. The pace of Balian is very slow and the whole experience was very relaxing. Istana is only a 5 min walk down the hill to the surf break which you have to get up early for. Staff were very friendly and accommodating. Rooms were huge and clean and meals were nice... More 

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Address: Br Pengasahan, Desa Lalang Linggah | Surabrata Tabanan West Bali, Bali, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Bali
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 14

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