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COMO Shambhala Estate

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Banjar Begawan, Desa Melinggih Kelod | Payangan, Ubud, Payangan, Bali 80571, Indonesia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Denpasar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

WOW, still one of the best places on the island. We stayed in Wanakasa for Nyepi and we absolutely loved it. It is the perfect place to relax and reflect, Beautiful grounds, amazing facilities and fantastic service. Not cheap, but worth every penny. A big thanks to Paul and his team.

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Melbourne Victoria Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Some friends recommended Como Shambhala, but I was disappointed. In the past we've stayed at the Four Seasons which is very close by. Positives: + Wonderful food with a great range of options + Lots of choices of beautiful juices + Excellent service + Easy access to massage, yoga, meditation, and lots of other services Negatives: - Price given the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for a health retreat this is it, we didn't plan for that but, still wonderful and healthy meals every day, so don't expect burgers on the menu! Beautiful setting and an amazing spa with endless treatments. The villa layout are interesting they are grouped into pods of 4 with different themes if there for a long trip worth asking... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely the best place to stay in ubud, especially if you're trying to escape all the noise and tourists in the kuta-seminyak area, this place is surely it! surrounded by lush green forests overlooking the river this little piece of heaven on earth was a gem. The moment we arrived we were greeted with world class hospitality by Paul (our... More 

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Como Shambhala is arguably the best hotel in Ubud, if not in Bali. If you are passionate about hotels and resorts, it is one of the best kept secrets of Indonesia. Being a secret, I actually should not to spill the beans, but I just did as my stay was truly phenomenal. There is no better way to explore Ubud... More 

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DC, Beirut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is just stunning. An Oasis in the Jungle. It's so peaceful and tranquil. The grounds in overlooking the river are just stunning. If you are looking for a tranquil sanctuary, with amazing kind service, delicious healthy restaurants in an elegant setting then this is the place to go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

8 nights of absolute bliss, can't express how fabulous my break here has been, the estate is so beautiful, immaculately kept, staff are all so warm and friendly & considerate, it's peaceful and private, a mix of interesting international guests, lots of individuals like me on their own just wanting some time out to unwind and rejuvenate. The Spa treatments... More 

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delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

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

Dear Jia S, Warmest greetings from COMO Shambhala Estate! Thank you so much for taking the time to write the review. It has reminded us to drop another thank you note to Mr. Heston for his amazing story. It has aspired other to experiencing the Estate. Thank you so much for dubbed us as “Best Wellness Sanctuary in the World”.... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 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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Paul L L, General Manager at COMO Shambhala Estate, responded to this review

Dear Erin T, Warmest greetings from COMO Shambhala Estate! First of all, allow us to say thank you for taking the time writing the review. It is always a pleasure to read such positive comments on our service. Built into jungle clearings and located above the Ayung River, our property is quite vast and can be relatively rugged. Going around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

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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