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Istana Balian

Br Pengasahan, Desa Lalang Linggah, Surabrata, Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia
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Galle, Sri Lanka
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Eight of us have made this our go to eatery since arriving in Balian a few days ago. Beers are cold, juices slushy & everything on the menu has been a winner. It is meticulously clean. Staff are friendly & helpful. The setting & vibe of this place reminds me of my first visit to Bali 30 years ago. Well... More 

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Albany
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63 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

I booked a 2 story deluxe family villa here in January for our stay in October, receiving confirmation from Komang, the owner at the time. I arrived with my two children to check in, and was met by Komang. Komang then told me my booking was for two nights in a bungalow down the road and then five in the... More 

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Thank kayayAlbany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

We arrived Balian Beach without accommodation and chose Istana almost by chance as there was plenty available, and it was the perfect place for our almost last night in Bali (last one was in Jimbaran for practical issue). The room was fantastic, spacious, clean and very comfortable both during the night and during the day, with its fantastic daybed in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Me and my partner and son stayed 8 nights at Istana in early July. We have stayed at Pondok Pitaya before and were unable to book there again so chose to stay at Istana. We were so happy we did! We booked the villa (superior room n loft). We had so much room. The beds were extremely comfortable and had... More 

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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 via mobile

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 24, 2015 via mobile

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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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

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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Thank Jason M
Caloundra, Queensland, Australia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 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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