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“Best Hotel I Have ever stayed on!” 5 of 5 stars
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Jamahal Private Resort & SPA
Ranked #1 of 50 Hotels in Jimbaran
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“Best Hotel I Have ever stayed on!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Service, Quality of rooms, Food, Location... you name it you have it here. The hotel staff is awesome and the food is delicious. The rooms are so beautiful I have more pictures of the hotel room than many other sites I have visited!!!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

We stayed at Jamahal for two nights at the end of our honeymoon throughout S.E. Asia. By this time we were looking to relax and that's exactly what we got!
As expected in January we got some rain, but we were more than happy to stay in and enjoy the private villa, with its private pool and breakfast delivered to our garden. Roomy, clean, quiet, and with plenty of pampering. Truly a honeymoon stay!
I highly recommend it for couple or honeymooners, not so much for families, as it might be too quiet, and there's a 5 minute walk to the beach.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

If you want total seclusion in a villa with walls around it and you order in everything then this is for you.This is no bar/restaurant and one common pool.The beach is a good walk but very windy and typical of Bali with heaps of rubbish everywhere on the shore.The breakfast was excellent as are the staff.All very friendly. There are few restaurants nearby and a walk outside the compound is challenging with the traffic and rundown sidewalks.Rooms are spacious and clean.Dont get me wrong its a lovely place-it just didn't suit us.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at Jamahal for three nights and liked it so much that after a trip to Ubud we went back and stayed for another two nights. The locations is perfect. It was right across the street from the beach with lounge chairs set up on the beach for guests to use. The staff will help set up day trips and organize cars as you need them. Everyone there is so friendly and knowledgeable we have already highly recommended it to friends and family!

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

We've just gotten back from an 8-day stay at the Jamahal and I'd rate it as one of the most relaxing holidays we've ever had. We chose Jimbaran because it is a quiet location and wanted a quiet and relaxing break. We stayed in a villa with private pool but the main pool was practically outside our door so we had the choice of pool or going to the beach, which is a 5 minute walk away or you can take the courtesy shuttle.

Our villa was beautiful with all amenities you could possibly want - plenty of space to lounge around in inside or just outside with table and chairs by the pool. It, and the entire property is spotlessly clean. The team there are simply superb, genuinely friendly, gracious and courteous without being too over-the-top. In fact, the service was one of the best things about the place, in a list of very good things!

If you want nightlife Jimbaran is probably not the place to stay and taxis to Kuta or Seminyak take ages in the evening traffic, but if you want utter relaxation and peace to de-stress, then the Jamahal is perfect.

Few key points:
- not on the beach but you can walk there easily or take the shuttle. We walked during the day and went to the beach at night to eat - there's a choice of fish restaurants where you can watch the sun set and hear the waves as you eat.
- continental breakfast was included in our deal and it was excellent - and always served with a smile. It was served in our villa - a very luxurious touch.
- the property is not that big and though the Manager, Dhita told us it was full, you would never think so as it was very quiet and peaceful. There were never more than 6 people around the big pool so it felt really relaxing.
- if you want a bit of a change of scene from the hotel, Jimbaran Corner shopping centre is about 1km away (or less than AUD1 in a taxi). There is a good cafe there and a couple of other restaurants and shops.
- The Jamahal spa was excellent - highly recommend the Ayuverda treatment.
- Free wi-fi
- Lovely toiletries, linen and very comfortable bed

For the level of accommodation and service, I think the price is very good. We would definitely return. Highly recommended.

Room Tip: We stayed in a villa with private pool - would highly recommend it.
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

We stayed at Jamahal for 6 days.
They have 13 big rooms (villas).
They are a bit pricey, but you definetly get your moneys worth.
The staff is AMAZING, every and each one of them.
They have a spot on the beach 5 mins walk from the resort.
Everything is A++
The ONLY thing that is not, is the food, witch is so-so..
But then again, they are not all-inclusive spot either.
Its a great spot, highly rcomended!!!

Room Tip: We stayed in room nr 8, witch was awsome...
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

A huge part of me doesn't want to tell you about this hotel, I worry that if everyone finds out just how good this place is it will be ruined. it's number one for a reason, it feels like an oasis of calm within the madness of Jimbirans streets, the staff are wonderful, attentive but not overbearing and the rooms are superb, having breakfast served on your private patio is such a great way to start every day. The pool with its natural form and giant boulders in it for steps and a waterfall is great.

So if you want to stay in a quiet oasis, this is the place. If you're a Bogan a new term I discovered after visiting Kuta stay in Kuta. If you need expensive clothes shops and look at me bars stay in Seminyak, if you want to be able to hop in a cab and go anywhere stay here-just don't tell anyone!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: Jamahal Private Resort & SPA
Address: Jl. Uluwatu I, Jimbaran 80364, Indonesia
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Location: Indonesia > Bali > Jimbaran
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Jimbaran
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Jimbaran
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Jimbaran
#1 Spa Hotel in Jimbaran
#1 Romantic Hotel in Jimbaran
#10 Family Hotel in Jimbaran
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Jamahal Private Resort & SPA 5*
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In ancient sanskrit, "jamahal" means "precious time;" this small private estate has been transformed into one of Bali's best boutique resorts, a heaven for maximum 12 couples and honeymooners seeking precious time pampered by 70 attentive staff together. Private and cozy, jamahal is a splendid collection of ten suite villas and three villas. Structures and interiors artfully blend contemporary and traditional elements. Located in the center of former fishing village of jimbaran with a private beach club only 350 meters away from the resort. Definitely not a main stream resort but the place for a great service experience. ... more   less 
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