August is an insane time to come to Bali. So my first advice is to come to Bali in April, May, Sept, Oct. Nov. to avoid crowd frenzy.
Sanur was crowded, but this hotel is its own enclave, making you feel away from congestion. Modern rooms and good service. Breakfast included - American or Balinese. Nuisance of an Internet company (as of Aug. 2013). It's free, but you have to get vouchers and put in a complicated code every 4 hours.