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COMO Shambhala Estate

5.0 of 5 Banjar Begawan, Desa Melinggih Kelod | Payangan, Ubud, Payangan, Bali 80571, Indonesia
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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delhi
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I read about Heston Blumenthal's visit to Como Shambhala before I decided on visiting the property. It took me 15 hours and several hours of layover time to reach the lush, verdant jungle of Ubud. This was my second trip to Bali so I was pretty familiar with the area. My husband and I were privileged guests at the Como... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights. It was not long enough. Next time we come to Bali we will definitely be visiting the Como again. The grounds are stunning. Surrounded by forest with the sound of the river running below you can't help but be instantly relaxed. The tranquility is off the charts. The resort is set on a hill, so... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed at Como Shambala at Ubud twice in the last month, once with my daughter in December and recently with my husband for a short stay in Jan and would happily return again! The grounds are magnificent, rooms are well spaced in clusters with a shared pool. the river pools down at the valley floor are stunning and truly... More 

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Paul L L, General Manager at COMO Shambhala Estate, responded to this review

Dear LSManley, Warmest greetings from COMO Shambhala Estate! Thank you so much for taking the time to write the review. It is such a pleasure to know that we have managed to give you two wonderful experiences – in December 2014 and January 2015 - that worth to be retelling. We have shared your review with our team . They... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just spent five days at the Como Shambala in Bali with our three children (19yrs, 16yrs, 10yrs). We stayed in a private residence but would have been happy in any one of the 33 rooms that are part of this small oasis - from rooms that seem to float in the treetops, hug an infinity pool, or light up... More 

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Paul L L, General Manager at COMO Shambhala Estate, responded to this review

Dear LaraHoltz, Warmest greetings from COMO Shambhala Estate and the island of the Gods and a thousand temples. We are happy to read that you have immensely enjoyed many of our service points and particularly are glad that you made a special mention of our Personal Assistant, Kariyasa. He has constantly set an example to our team on what excellent... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are currently staying at the Como estate. Compared to the Aman where we came from and highly recommend, the general manager Paul at the Como does not run a, "tight ship." The staff is not trained to do simple things like turn your shoes out for you or close doors behind them to avoid Mosquitos and other insects from... More 

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Paul L L, General Manager at COMO Shambhala Estate, responded to this review

Dear Tchia333, Warmest greetings from COMO Shambhala Estate. Thank you so much for your valuable feedback. It is saddening to read that you found our service as not a first class level. Our five uniquely themed residential complexes are laid out similar to open-air traditional Balinese compounds. It means that some insect may fly into an open aired pavilion and... More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I went with two friends to Como shambhala for lunch. Beautiful healthy food in an amazing setting. What a wonderful afternoon. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a wonderful lunch in a beautiful setting.

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Paul L L, General Manager at COMO Shambhala Estate, responded to this review

Dear Tersia C, Warmest greetings from COMO Shambhala Estate! Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. We are happy to read that we have managed to create the right ambiance for your dining; from settings to the cuisine to the service. We have to admit that we are very fortunate to be located in such amazing place... More 

New York City, New York
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180 reviews 180 reviews
40 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We stayed only 4 days after our flight from NY so sadly we were pretty jet lagged and did not take full advantage of all the activities (also the rainy season). But we loved our room, I believe it was one of the 1 bedroom pool suites. Our personal assistant was really great, organized everything for us and gave us... More 

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Paul L L, General Manager at COMO Shambhala Estate, responded to this review

Dear alexandhoney, Warmest greetings from Banjar Begawan! Thank you so much for your review. It is good to read such an upbeat and constructive feedback – although in the same time, it is sad to know that you could not take full advantage of all offered activities due to your jet lag, class timing/options and weather condition. We will certainly... More 

Sydney
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I can't wait to return! Como Shambhala is a really special and nurturing resort, set in the midst of a lush, green rainforest. The hotel grounds within the rainforest are carefully maintained by a group of gardeners who are always pruning, trimming, cutting etc. The view of the valley and surrounding hills is just lovely. For me, it was a... More 

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Paul L L, General Manager at COMO Shambhala Estate, responded to this review

Dear Lisa G, Warmest greetings from the land of thousand temples and Gods! Thank you so much for writing a very thorough and heartfelt review of your experience with us. It is much appreciated. The amount of information you have included in your review, will for surely help our future guests in planning their trip. As a wellness resort, we... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I'm staying at the one bed room villa. the room temperature was really hot, even when we've turned on the ac to 10 degrees celcius. When we complained the manager was very unhelpful, giving excuse that it can't be colder since it was a balinese villa Using a sarcastic tone. should that be true, at that temperature it's pointless for... More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

This place is a must, It's just so incredible. I dream of going back for weeks after I leave ! That's when you know that a place is off the scale !! Nestled amongst the tranquil jungle of ubud, its just the most special place that promotes calm, & sophistication. The staff are beyond amazing. I had a bee surrounding... More 

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Paul L L, General Manager at COMO Shambhala Estate, responded to this review

Dear 77liv, Warmest greeting from COMO Shambhala Estate! We appreciate your generous comments immensely and thank you particularly for recommending The Estate to future travellers. Someone once mentioned to me that “A travel experience is only as good as the feeling and stories we bring home” – a sentiment that I personally share. We put our heart and soul in... More 

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Address: Banjar Begawan, Desa Melinggih Kelod | Payangan, Ubud, Payangan, Bali 80571, Indonesia
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Location: Indonesia > Bali > Payangan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — COMO Shambhala Estate 5*
Number of rooms: 30
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COMO Shambhala Estate Bali/Payangan
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#1 Spa Hotel in Payangan
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