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Br Pengasahan, Desa Lalang Linggah | Surabrata Tabanan West Bali, Bali, Indonesia
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Istana Balian
Ranked #508 of 1,613 Specialty lodging in Bali
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
28 helpful votes 28 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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6 hotel reviews
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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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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Adelaide, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Highly recommend these villas. Beautifully laid out rooms and very well appointed. the beds are oh so comfy and food is freshly made and so tasty. huge menu with so much varieties its hard to choose what to have with every meal. the beach is only a few minutes walk but scooters can be organised at a very reasonable price.... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here as a group of 8. We stayed in the top room which easily accommodated all of us. The room designs are lovely and everything you need is there. The pool area is just lovely and fresh towels are always supplied. The chef is very good and the food is fantastic value. The hosts are very friendly and... More

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Address: Br Pengasahan, Desa Lalang Linggah | Surabrata Tabanan West Bali, Bali, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Bali
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