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Istana Balian

Br Pengasahan, Desa Lalang Linggah, Surabrata, Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia
Istana Balian
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Great. Clean mid priced villas on the road in to the beach , host Michael also has a small villa available to rent closer to the main surf break . The footy in season it's here were all the xpats and visitors come to watch

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

A big thankyou to all the staff at Istana Balian for a great (and very comfortable) surf holiday: The staff arranged for our airport pickup and transfers with no issues at all. The location in town is not right on the beach, but only a 5-10min walk down to the wave at the rivermouth. Our room had a comfortable bed... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

First time to Balian for a 50th bday. Very cruisy place. Not much to do other than surf. We were booked into Istana Not knowing anything about it. Very impressed. Good quality rooms. Great food. Live sports. Cold beer. Great location. Short walk to good surf breaks. Would absolutely recommend to stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Great accommodation,large rooms&bathrooms with walk-in showers&fluffy white towels.Comfy beds with plenty of pillows.Aircon&fans,indosat tv&dvds in bedrooms &day bed on veranda's.Indonesian&western foods are prepared by staff are all Delicious as well as great breakfast included in price of room.Lovely pool&the owners&staff are always helpful&always smiling.This place is Awesome&i can't recommend it highly enough . We will definitely be staying here again... More 

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Ballina, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Friendly, helpful staff and owners make this place! They also have a wonderful little restaurant and cook an awesome burger and nasi or mi goring! Only a very short stroll down the hill to warungs and Balian Beach. The price is great for your inclusive breaky and a huge room and new well maintained amenities

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Caloundra, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Great place to surf or relax. We stayed for 2 nights but should have stayed longer. Komang and staff looked after us like family. There where 6 of us and we all had a great time. Rooms big and beautiful. Would definitely staff there again

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Istana Balian ticks all the boxes for comfort, views, restaurant, cleanliness and friendliness. Its fantastic to see that after all the times we have been back that Istana is still the best place to stay in Balian. They take care of your every need and go out of their way to make sure you have a comfortable stay. Great pool,... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

From the very first step on the driveway you are treated like royalty! Komang and the fantastic family look after your every needs. The views are fantastic, the rooms are brilliant and well appointed and the pool was devine!! Brilliant quality food which is prepared fresh when you order it!! Love those banana pancakes!! We are repeat customers and love... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We have just returned from 3 fantastic days at Istana Balian.What a beautiful area of Bali,so relaxing with great accommodation to go with it.Komang and crew really do it well at Istana.Highly recommend this accommodation.So many nice eating places with magnificent views to watch the great surf action and sunsets.Best burgers in town at Istana Balian.Will definitely be back !

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We stayed here for 3 or 4 nights and they were absolutely the best nights we had during our one month in Indonesia. The Balian beach area is almost like a paradise…just almost, because you can't really swim in the ocean with the kids. Luckily they have a really good pool at the istana balian;) We had the room upstairs... More 

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