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Dusun Villas Bali
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Jl. Kayu Jati No. 8, Seminyak, Bali 80361, Indonesia   |  
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Ranked #5 of 94 hotels in Seminyak
Perth, Australia
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Please don't book via booking.com”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We recently booked a villa through booking.com. They falsely advertised a low price for a one-bedroom villa and when the confirmation came through the price was way higher! We called but they gave us no satisfaction and told us it was non refundable. Apparently this happens all the time! They are con artists and rude to deal with.

  • Stayed July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Service
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  • Value
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stayed at The Dusun as a party of 11, sharing two three bedroom villas in April. The staff could not have been more helpful & professional. Breakfast is cooked in your villa, at a time pre-arranged, with a choice that is enviable to any 5 star resort. The accessibility to all things "Seminyak" can not be beaten. You walk out the villa compound & at your finger tips are world renowned cafes, restaurants, clubs, day spas & Seminyak beach. Would recommend The Dusun to everyone.

  • Stayed April 2014, 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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Gede M, Front Office Manager at Dusun Villas Bali, responded to this review, 1 week ago
Dear Donna S,
Let me thank you for your lovely comments posted on Trip Advisor and we truly appreciated it We are also thank you indeed for your stayed at The Dusun and we'll share your fedback to all of our teams for their references of work. Look forward to your next visit to The Dusun.
Thank you.


Best regards,


Gede Meidiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here at the start of June 2014 with my partner for the end of our bali trip. It definitely exceeded expectations. The villa was fantastic. The pool was big enough but the depth of 2 metres made it feel much bigger. The room was large and the patio was fantastic. Loved bed and the large bathroom.

As great as the room was, the service was a standout. Small requests were handled within minutes and in room breakfast cooked in villa was a nice touch. We particularly loved the fact we were allowed a very late check out at no cost.

The location IMO is exactly where you want to be. Close walking distance to the beach and some great restaurants.

Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Gede M, Front Office Manager at Dusun Villas Bali, responded to this review, July 8, 2014
Dear Daniel S,
Let me take this opportunity to thank you for your recently stayed at The Dusun. Thank you also for your generous comments posted on Trip Advisor.
it was great to know that The Dusun is exceed your expectations and again we did our best to accommodate guest request such as late check out on last day , etc. If we can, we'll do that is our basic concept and it is mean lots for the guests.
Once again, thank you for your generous comments and look forward to your next visit.


Best regards,


Gede Meidiana
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Perth, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My girlfriend and I recently returned from our stay in Bali at the Dusun Villas. We stayed in a 1 bdr villa and it was fantastic. The photos certainly don't do it justice. We were a bit worried about accommodation for our first trip away together and I really wanted it to be special. All our concerns were alleviated soon as we walked through the door.. We loved it! The pool was awesome and the rooms/ bathroom were just what we were looking for. The staff were fantastic and the breakfasts in our villa were great too. All staff were very accommodating and spoke good English. We also had a driver take us anywhere in seminyak or kuta we wanted which was a great help too. By far the best experience I have had in Bali and something I will remember for a long time, particularly as I was spending it with someone I really cared about and both wanted us to enjoy it. Definitely recommend this to others. We managed a peak inside the larger villas too with multiple rooms and they looks fantastic as well. Will stay here again for sure and beats the hustle and bustle of the larger hotels and day of the week :)

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Gede M, Front Office Manager at Dusun Villas Bali, responded to this review, July 8, 2014
Dear Luke C,
Thank you for taking the time to share your fa bolus comments while stayed at The Dusun. We are more than glad to know that we made your first rip in Bali met your expectations and surely this is our goal in customer service business. Our team at The Dusun are a family service concept where everyone care each other, smile, helpful, courteous, friendly and we did every effort to make our guest happy and met their expectations and our motto "Beyond expectations" is stand as a guarantee to your satisfaction.
Once again, we thank you for your recently stayed at The Dusun and look forward to your next visit.


Sincerely yours,


Gede Meidiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

My boyfriend and I just got back from an incredible 6 nights at the Dusun from the 7th-13th of June.
Before booking our trip I did a huge amount of research looking for a private villa in a central location and the Dusun ticked all the boxes.

The location is as good as you can get in the Seminyak area, right next to Motel Mexicola and across the road from Bodyworks Spa. It's walking distance to the beach, great restaurants and bars (La Lucciola, the Breeze and Ku De Ta) as well as a lot of good shopping but set back from the busy 'eat street' which had a lot of traffic.

The Villa itself was stunning. We stayed in a one bedroom villa (number 9, just near reception) and it was fantastic. The pool was huge and the photos don't even do it justice, it was much bigger than I expected and deep too!

We were also surprised to find a king size bed in our room when the website had said queen size. It was one of the most comfortable beds I've slept in! The bathroom was huge and our shower was fantastic, it had better shower pressure than even our shower at home! Which is always great bonus on a holiday.

The staff were so wonderful and gracious and helped us with every request we had. They made a number of dinner reservations on our behalf and were more than willing to drop us off if they were a little bit to far to walk.

The in room breakfast was fantastic and it was so nice waking up to your breakfast being prepared and set up by the pool. There was also a lot of food provided so you were never left wanting more. After the staff prepare your breakfast they ask you what type of breakfast you would like for the next day and at what time you would like it prepared. It was nice to have options for breakfast that you wouldn't get staying in a resort.

I would recommend the Dusun to anyone wanting to avoid a busy resort. Having our own space was fantastic and made it so much more relaxing and the location gives you so much freedom as everything you could want is just around the corner.

We will cetainly be back and would love to stay in one of the three bedroom villas next time with friends. We have nothing but positive things to say about the Dusun and their staff. Thank you for an fantastic week!!

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Gede M, Front Office Manager at Dusun Villas Bali, responded to this review, July 8, 2014
Dear Bonnie M,
Let me take this short note to thank you for your recently stayed at The Dusun. Thank you also for your long and generous comments about The Dusun.
We can see how details you are in highlighting any aspect of The Dusun , spot distance, services, staff itself and our family service concept is truly implemented by all the Dusun team. Your feedback will motivate us for better quality services.
Once again we thank you for your recently stayed with us and hope to see you again in the near future.


With kind regards,


Gede Meidiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We stayed here in April/May and it was absolutely wonderful. We were there with my parents and our two young boys and they looked after us so incredibly hospitably, and were amazing with my little boys. They installed a pool fence around the pool and the garden was perfect for the boys to play in - so many places we looked at didn't have any lawn. My mother celebrated her 70th birthday while we were there and they surprised us with a beautiful cake for her which was very touching. Everyone who works at The Dusun is absolutely delightful, we would gladly return in the future.

Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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Gede M, Front Office Manager at Dusun Villas Bali, responded to this review, July 7, 2014
Dear Kea30,
We would like to thank you for your lovely comments posted on Trip Advisor and we are very delighted to know that you enjoyed the entire time with our Dusun family. Everyone at The Dusun are also surprised with your impression of a little touch of birthday cake but its mean a lots.
Again, we would like to thanks for have stayed at The Dusun and look forward to your next visit.


Sincerely yours,



Gede Meidiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Every two years my girlfriends and I travel to Bali for our girls week and always stay in the Kunja Villas in Seminyak, but this trip we decided to stay at her big sister villa, The Dusun. The Villa was fantastic as were all the staff including Gede, Agung, Jhonny, Wayan and Gusti. Our breakfasts in our villa every morning were so fresh and tasty and lots of it. We couldn't fault the villa at all (we stayed in a 3 bedroom), it was superb!!! The location was the best attraction for us too as we were walking distance from all the top restaurants, great coffee (Grocer and Grind) across the road from Bodyworks (our favourite) and only minutes from eat street. We will definitely be back to stay at The Dusun as we really got looked after and we couldn't fault a thing. Thank you Dusun for having us

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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
    • 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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Gede M, Front Office Manager at Dusun Villas Bali, responded to this review, July 7, 2014
Dear Guccibags,
Wow...what a lovely comments we got from you and thanks for all your appreciation towards our property and its services as well as staff themselves. We are happy to read such your good comments and will assure to share to all the team for their work references.
Once again, thank you for have staying at The Dusun and look forward to your next vacation.


Best regards,


Gede Meidiana
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Additional Information about Dusun Villas Bali

Address: Jl. Kayu Jati No. 8, Seminyak, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Bali > Seminyak
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Seminyak
#5 Luxury Hotel in Seminyak
#10 Romantic Hotel in Seminyak
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Dusun Villas Bali 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Dusun Hotel is located in the Petitenget area of Seminyak just a minute stroll from Bali’s famous sunset beach and Seminyak’s restaurants. The Dusun is a blissfully quiet property with 14 exclusively private villas. The Dusun takes a professional and friendly approach to hospitality. The service and ambience are natural and never intrusive, with all requests handled pragmatically, without any fuss. The hotel is laden with luxury; the villas, pools and gardens are spacious, set in a bright and tasteful decor. Pamper yourself at The Dusun with its charming atmosphere offering the perfect setting for romantic honeymoons, friends’ getaways or family holidays. ... more   less 
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