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Dara Ayu Villas & Spa

Jl Raya Buahan No.88X | Majangan Payangan, Ubud, Bali 1234, Indonesia
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Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent hotel in the jungle !!! Pools with running water, the design of the hotel, all done perfectly. Of the minuses, I would have said, the service, it is clearly not up to 5 stars, meager breakfast.

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Darwin, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

We travel a lot and are diamond at the Hilton.. So we are used to 5 star resorts and all our luxuries... This place blows away any other hotel/resort we have ever been to. The staff are super friendly, the views are amazing, the paved mountain walk was special, the lunch couple picnic they prepared was amazing and the place... More 

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DaveIngle, Owner's Representative at Dara Ayu Villas & Spa, responded to this review

Thanks for your prompt review and we are glad you really enjoyed the Dara Ayu experience!! Our staff are nearly all from local villages - the majority were recruited about 5 years ago with very little in the way of English or hospitality training - they have come a long way and they really enjoy taking guests to their villages... More 

Darwin, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

Wow, absolutely breathtaking, a photographers dream. Traditional yet modern. We stayed in the Dewi Villa Kunti with two rooms and private pool. This would be the perfect setting for a wedding or even a romantic honeymoon. Once you are here there is no need to leave, there is also a fitness and wellness centre. Very intimate, although each villa totally... More 

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DaveIngle, Owners Representative at Dara Ayu Villas & Spa, responded to this review

Thanks for your time to review your stay at Dara Ayu and glad you enjoyed the intimacy of the surroundings - a feature of all our villas. We look forward to your return. More 

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Dara Ayu for about a week and we didn't want to leave. When we came here, the volcano erupted (just a small one) and lots of flight got cancelled so we ended up having the whole property to ourselves. No one was here but us! So you can imagine how fun it was! It's like we... More 

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DaveIngle, Owners Representative at Dara Ayu Villas & Spa, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the stay at Dara Ayu. Changes in our management mean Adi has even more time to spoil our guests with his intimate knowledge of the property and the surrounding area. Hopefully no more volcano eruptions will mean more people can enjoy the experience Dara Ayu offers!! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

My fiance and I and stayed at Dara Ayu last year for a few days. We have been raving about it ever since. Recently we have been trying to decide if we want to host our Wedding on the property. While staying there we met the owner, and she was a delight. Part of what makes us consider it was... More 

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Dave I, Owner at Dara Ayu Villas & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sarah, Thank you so very much for your wonderful words about Dara Ayu. I do remember you and Anthony. And thank you a million for considering Dara Ayu as the place of choice for your Wedding. We too believe that Dara Ayu will be a perfect venue for your Special Day. We will do our upmost to make it... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

OK, this hotel should easily have an excellent rating but its let down by management. Me and my wife got to the hotel late by an hour at 1am as the taxi driver got lost. Tip: this hotel is past hanging gardens, only a few taxi drivers know it's location. As we got to hotel we were greeted by the... More 

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Dave I, Owner at Dara Ayu Villas & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of your recent stay. All our rates include return airport transfers with drivers who know the location of Dara Ayu. We obviously need to make this clearer with our agents and request that they pass this information to incoming guests so that they do not suffer the same experience as you. We have... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Came and stayed for three nights at dewi kunti, two villa rooms with private pool and rice field views for both rooms. This place is secluded and very fancy, hotel staff are very understanding and friendly. Made us feel welcomed. The rooms are nice and clean! We all had Bali traditional massages, one of the best in Bali :)

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Antwerp Province, Belgium
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

the location is a dream ! any picture can give justice to this place ..... ok .....the organisation is to improve & some other details but thanks to the manager Adi everything is arranged in a few while...............there are 3 things that makes this place a top magic resort : 1/the island setting effect of the main house & pool... More 

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We've been to Bali about ten times, and usually stay in villas around Ubud, but have stayed in losmen years ago, to beach hotels and most in between. Dara Ayu is easily the nicest luxury place we've been there. It's a bit remote, be prepared for that, and in Bali you are close to nature, so expect bugs, lizards etc.... More 

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Bali
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

My partner and I had the fortune of finding this little gem a few weeks ago and stayed for 2 blissful days. Its easy to get lost in time here as the view is one of the most incredible we've seen here in Bali. It's the stuff that movies are made from - cascading paddy fields running down a beautiful... More 

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