The pictures on their website might be a bit misleading. Just as their claim of being just besides the beach. The room given to me required refurbishment and had a musty smell whereas the main shopping area as well as the beach is a good 10-12 minute walk away. The hotel swimming pool looks massive only in the pictures. It is in fact pretty small.
Now to the good part:- Its a short drive from the airport, the breakfast has a good spread of european food and the staff is friendly. Since my stay was for only a couple of nights, I found myself leaving the hotel very early in the morning and returning back only late at night- all I needed was a comfortable bed for a good night's rest. For that, this hotel was wonderful value for money.
If I return to Bali, I will look around for some better options situated closer to the beach. However, for those on a budget trip, this hotel is not a bad option at all!
TIP: Don't let the hotel's concierge trick you into accepting an expensive activity package (rafting/trekking etc). You will get much better deals in the market area if you talk with the guys at the 'Tourist Info booth'.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- BEST WESTERN Kuta Seaview is a newly built property with modern-minimalist design. It's built by combining the hospitality spirit of Balinese people, as well as the high standard of BEST WESTERN facilities and services. The hotel comprises of 144 rooms, each equipped with room amenities of international standard, a swimming pool, and a roof to bar overseeing the beautiful Balinese sea as well as the impeccably breathtaking sunset. The hotel is strategically located at the heart of Bali to ensure comfort and convenience. Within walking distance are the paradise for surfers, with white sands beaches along the famous Kuta beach, the enormous shopping areas and the center of Bali nightlife entertainment. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Best Western Kuta Beach Hotel Kuta
- BEST WESTERN Kuta Beach Bali