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Arama Riverside Villas
4.0 of 5 Resort   |   Jalan Sri Rama, Seminyak, Bali 80361, Indonesia   |  
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Ranked #63 of 106 Hotels in Seminyak
Melbourne, Australia
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“Awesome, it really looks like the picture on their website!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

We stayed in the 3br villa, and everything was great. The hospitality, the service, the atmosphere were amazing. It's not located near a main street, so we found it quiet and relaxing. However, they've got back gate which connects to a little pathway leading to Jalan Seminyak, which is filled with art galleries, boutiques, awesome restaurants/bars and convenience stores. The staff was amazing. They smiled 'excessively' and was sooo helpful and accommodating. Should try the massage after learning surf!!

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012 via mobile

Gorgeous villa with room to move. Fantastic massage and pamper packages at a reasonable price. Nice quiet area with not too much traffic noise or horns. Would we stay there again? Most definitely :) only downfall was the food one night which Gusti quickly dealt with the next day. They could have a tv in the bedroom would be my only suggestion.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

My wife, children (6 & 4) stayed here for 5 days over half-term. Booking was very smooth and an airport pick-up was arranged too. On arrival the staff made us feel very welcome and we were soon relaxing in our villa (no. 11). The villa are really nicely designed, ours was 3 bedded and including the open plan living area comprised 3 separate buildings built around the pool. The children loved the pool and it was large and deep enough for a sportier swim if you wanted a work out. All the bedrooms are ensuite with AC, the living area has ceiling fans, so even more of a Balinese feeling there. The villas are kept very clean are maintained to a good standard.

The location was great for us, only a 15 min walk down to the beaches and restaurants, taxis are also plentiful (make sure they run their meter). For us being between Kuta and Seminyak was ideal.

We took a day trip to see some of the island sites and as he was so good used the driver who collected us from the airport. He was excellent, assisting us to select an achievable route, ensuring a few on board movies for the children and being a very vigilant driver.

If you want a night in, food can be ordered in and the menu had something for everyone. The Villas also have the option of in room massage, which we took advantage of. Very professional, great massage, good price and the best, the children could play in the pool while we had our massage, even better.

Overall a great place to stay, can not recommend it enough, will be returning in the new year.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Stayed in Villa 5 with my gf.Had an amazing relaxing time.Loved the privacy and the service was sensational and staff were fantastic.Really nice people.Place is spotless everytime you get back to ur villa after a day out.I might whinge about breakfast as I didn't like it much but that's ok.I could hear really noisy neighbors one night but again that's fine.Not going to whine when people are holidaying having fun.Location was ok.Great to get to legian st.if you hire a scooter you're set.so easy to get around.even cabbing if you don't want to walk.cabs basically beg u to jump in there's on legian.And it's cheap.all in all its well worth staying at.good value.

  • Stayed October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

I stayed here with 6 other friends for a recent trip to Bali and was very pleased with our pick! The villa is away from the main road, but as we had a rental car it was not a problem at all. The service was friendly and prompt.

Our villa (#9) had 3 bedrooms, 3 baths and a spacious living area with a large pool. I think for the price it's quite a steal! The rooms and bathrooms were clean and well appointed. My only qualm was that the pool area needed a new paint job, but I think with the climate, this is bound to happen.

All in all I would highly recommend. Seminyak area is a quick 5-10 minute drive and it's close to the airport as well. Very good for groups and couples alike.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

My wife, daughter and I stayed 7 nights in Villa 2.
The villas are, in my daughters words, amazing. They are spacious, modern and clean.
Housekeeping was faultless. The staff friendly. The laundry was reasonably priced, done well, and back the same day.
Having ones own pool is a plus. Any time day or night if you want a dip, go for it.
We walked to the beach in 15 leisurely minutes. Shopping along the main road of Legian/Seminyak was varied and well priced. Restaurants were plentiful and varied with prices that make using the kitchenette in the villa a waste of time or effort.
So all in all, a great choice for accomodation in Bali.
Hello to Gusti and his staff, and thank you.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

I stayed here recently with my husband and two boys aged 13 and 8. The villas are really well presented and kept very clean. Whoever serviced our room did a wonderful job tidying up after us all! The villa is really in Legian, not Seminyak, but is a quick and cheap taxi ride away from both Kuta and Seminyak. We had a few little problems eg. The driver that was meant to pick us up at the airport didn't show but nothing major. We were in villa1 which is a little noisy as it's next to the road so would ask for a villa set back fom the road next time. These villas are great value for money and I would definitely come back.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Jalan Sri Rama, Seminyak, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Bali > Seminyak
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#12 Top resorts Hotel in Seminyak
#30 Family Hotel in Seminyak
#47 Luxury Hotel in Seminyak
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Arama Riverside Villas 4*
Number of rooms: 28
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Arama Riverside Villas Bali in the heart of Semiyak epitomizes luxury accommodation in Bali. These plush spacious private villas, located within walking distance of Seminyak fashionable restaurants and a gentle ten minutes stroll to the beach, with lavish interiors and rare privileges to complement a perfect stay.Arama Riverside comprises of 5 two bedroom villas and 6 three bedroom villas all with private pools built to exacting standards. ... more   less 
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