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Melati Cottages

Jl. Penestanan Kaja, Ubud, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Melati Cottages
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Spokane, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My room had a very large terrace with its own koi/lotus ponds and a view of the rice fields. I was there for two weeks pre-retreat and 2 weeks of retreat ("in the Garden of Well-Being"). A bit outside the incredible bustle of Ubud, there are many excellent restaurants and we found an excellent massage place. The people are like... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Melati Cottages are in the nearby 'village' of Penastanan. It is older traditional style accommodation - budget priced. It is my idea of a perfect place to stay in Ubud. You get the feeling of being in such a beautiful place but not overwhelmed by the crush of tourists wandering the main streets now full of shops and 'business'. So... More 

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northern california
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41 hotel reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Spent one month here, and, unlike some Bali budget hotels, Melati has ceiling fans, hot running water (all day), large, airy, sun filled rooms (only 2-3 have A/c), and property is in the midst of rice fields... so, quiet (unless loud crickets, frogs and geckos keep you up!), surrounded by noises of nature.... Many guests are annual visitors for extended... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Wonderfully kind hearted staff who instantly became our friends. We felt so at home here. Great buffet breakfast each morning. Great size pool for swimming laps. Super quiet rooms, so nice to be tucked away from the main road. The rooms are simple and clean, not super to class fancy, but this is not what we came to Bali for.... More 

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Taos, New Mexico
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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Mostly I write to thank the lovely staff….But Melati is an incredibly beautiful and peaceful place to stay….Everyone is helpful and makes you feel like part of a big extended family….The grounds are gorgeous and the rooms very comfy….Thanks and see you soon!

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Winchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Located just outside of Ubud, which is actually a bit of a relief from the busyness. You can however walk to the centre of Ubud in about 10-15 minutes (or it's just a few minutes in a cheap taxi). There are some cafés and shops nearby if you didn't want to go to the centre each day. The rooms are... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

As a solo traveler I spent about a week and a half at Melati Cottages this February. From the location (Penestanan so a little quieter than the hustle of Ubud but close enough to walk to the city center) to the staff (I don't want to leave them) to the room (clean, private, spacious) it was just all fantastic. I... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We stayed here for 5 nights at the end of our holiday in Bali. The upstairs room with fan was lovely. Unfortunately for us there was a European family who left their toddler from 10 am till 9 pm with Balinese carers and we had to endure the noise of its tantrums etc. Also there was loud African drumming on... More 

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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

The staff are very helpful. There was a bit of a blip with our driver not arriving at the airport for the late night arrival, but we took a taxi and it was fine. We were greeted and taken to our rooms by friendly staff. In the morning I discovered the beautiful gardens and rice paddies. The walk into Ubud... More 

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Perth
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

My first stay at Melati was some time ago now (2009), but I've been meaning to contribute a review ever since then. This place was my first ever experience of Ubud and therefore memorable. It was recommended to me by a friend who swore that I wouldn't find such a nicer place with such a big room at such a... More 

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