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Alam Jiwa

#16 of 133 Hotels in Ubud
Certificate of Excellence
P.O.Box 165, Nyuhkuning, Ubud, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Alam Jiwa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very unique boutique hotel in perfect surroundings. Everything about the customer service leaves you smiling and wanting more. We checked in, if you can call it that, no paperwork required here it was incredibly seamless, no nonsense, we were taken straight to our villa following a check in at 1:30am. The staff seemed like they were waiting... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We thought the Alam Jiwa was a lovely hotel peacefully situated on the outside of Ubud. It was a good half an hour walk to the centre of Ubud but the hotel offered a free shuttle service in conjunction with its sister hotels. We did however have to wait quite a while sometimes for the shuttle. Not sure this is... More 

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perth wa
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We stayed at Alam Jiwa for 6 nights over the New Year period to celebrate two significant birthdays. This was our second stay at Jiwa and we have also stayed at Shanti and Indah in the past. Our group of 13 was spread out in 7 rooms. All the rooms are large and beautifully decorated with impressive bathrooms-some with larger... More 

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Washington DC
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141 reviews 141 reviews
70 hotel reviews
284 helpful votes 284 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

From the moment we checked in until we left 10 days later, we felt very well cared for at Alam Jiwa. If we could give it 4.5 stars we would. The service here is outstanding and Ayu deserves a great deal of credit for the wonderful way she and the rest of the staff take care of the guests. We... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

So sorry to leave this hotel after staying for 5 nights. It was one of the most serene, tranquil place I have ever had the pleasure of staying. It's not luxurious but very comfortable, has such a beautiful "Balinese" feel to it. The staff were kind, friendly and very helpful. It was so restful I could have stayed happily for... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

very nice service, nice room with quite good view. The girl named Ayu is very helpful to book a cooking class for us. Their breakfast is amazing!!!! Love it as well as the afternoon tea. They also provide transport service to anywhere in Ubud Centre. Will recommend everyone if they are going to Ubud

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Koloa
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

It was only three nights and two days, but what an experience. This small elegant hotel is perfect, quiet and the place to be in Ubud. It's only a short walk down a driveway to restaurants, the Monkey Forest and shopping. Breakfast (in your room or in the breakfast area) is included, as is afternoon tea. On the first night,... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My new hubby (we just returned from our honeymoon in Bali) and I stayed in Alam Jiwah for 3 nights. This hotel is really the best we have had in 2 weeks' time in Bali. The service there is second to none. As an example: if you are on site in the afternoon (I can't remember the times) you can... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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71 reviews 71 reviews
22 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Quite honestly we were not sure what to expect at AJ. We thought that for the price we wouldn't get much but we were wrong. Look, AJ is not 5 star but what it lacks in cool bars and restaurants it makes up with great staff, views, quiet, huge rooms and a willingness to please. Our room was on the... More 

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Drysdale, Victoria, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The staff here are absolutely excellent, great attention to detail, incredibly friendly and helpful. A great location, amongst the rice fields , walking distance to the shopping strip but very peaceful, also with shuttle service offered. Beautiful rooms and surroundings, the whole family loved all the buildings and furnishings. Would recommend to anyone looking for a peaceful very friendly stay.

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