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Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel
Ranked #12 of 338 Hotels in Kuta
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Perth
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“It only gets worse”
Reviewed March 27, 2013

We booked a Villa and were told some [--] and bull story about some alleged "military" operation therefore we could not have our villa which of course was booked and paid for months ago. They waited until we arrived in Bali before they had the decency to tell us and then dumped us in a standard room as there is nothing else available!!!! I go onto the website to check to see what else is available and guess what there are better rooms available so I ring the reservations and tell them I am calling from Australia and want to book in and yep there are really good rooms still available at the right price!!!!!! When I explain who I actually am and what they have done to us the back pedalling starts at a hundred miles an hour oh sorry I make mistake I make mistake our system very slow what a load of rubbish....... Don't waste your time on a dishonest deceitful hotel that can't be straight up with you about what the problems are ...... I will certainly be letting all and sundry know not to stay at a place that can't be honest with their clients

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed March 27, 2013

The hotel rooms are good and well maintenance. We have a beach view from the room balcony. The Kuta's jogging track is in the hotel and The discovery shopping mall is in next door. The breakfast buffet are very various, from western to Balinese style.

Room Tip: Rooms with beach view are great!
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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2 Thank DEmastari
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Speyer, Germany
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2013

Discovery Kartika Plaza is different to all other hotels we have seen in Kuta so far.

This Beachfront hotel offers you all and more!
DKP cleary represents Bali's culture. The architecture, the staff friendliness, the service and the location makes your BALI holiday simply perfect. Discovery Kartika Plaza's facilities, such as the La Cuccina Ocean view Restaurant, recommended to outside guests also, complete the in-house service.

In between the regular holiday, we wanted to do something really special and had booked for two days DKP's Beachfront Villa and even if it was not really cheap, we haven't regret any single spent Cent/Rupiah. The Beachfront Villas at DKP stand for pure privacy and the living room in between the two bedrooms with outdoor shower and indoor bathtub, offers an ocean view, you will never forget. A huge garden gives the chance to have an outstanding romantic sunset dinner or just to hang out with friends, traveling with a lower budget. A 24 hours Butler Service was available. Even we haven't used it, for those who would like to eat at 3 am in the morning has to be said, you will get cooked anytime, just ring the bell.All in we have to say that we haven't had any compare able holiday experience so far and to those who want to afford one time in their live something very special, DKP's Beachfront Villas are highly recommended.

We can't say anything about the regular rooms, but if they go hand in hand with all the other positive experiences we have made, they are for sure outstanding. Please check for this other tripadvisor ratings.

To all to those who love to stay in Kuta and looking for a unique holiday experience has to be mentioned, Discover Kartika Plaza makes your holiday a unique experience. If you have thought about a city hotel, think about spending a little more if you can afford it, you only live once!!!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 Thank markuss447
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Bansko, Bulgaria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2013

If you want to be able to walk around and know you have a fantastic base to return to this place is for you. The facility is lovely, rooms are spacious, and the location is great. Definitely recommended. The front desk was very helpful...

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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3 Thank Antonio b
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Sydney, Australia
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59 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Just returned from another great time at this great Hotel,the staff are friendly & always remember your name & make you so welcome.I had my Grandaughter who has Downs Syndrome with me & the staff where very good to her especially the pool staff.

Room Tip: I always have the same room,but one on the 2nd fl is good.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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1 Thank Marian D
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Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2013 via mobile

Where do I start, from when you first arrive the impressive entry leaves you thinking wow, if your after 5 star at good value this is this place. My favourite spot is the pool bar running second to the most magnificent buffet breakfast, even the Buffett in the evening is faultless LOVE this place well done management

  • Stayed March 2013
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1 Thank Macacorp
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed March 3, 2013 via mobile

Thank you kartika for a wonderful stay. Rooms were lovely and big and the air con so colds husband loved it was so nice coming back to a cold room after shopping the streets in the heat. So close to discovery mall and some great restaurants in walking distance. The beach path leads you middle of kuta for some great shopping. The breakfast was just outstanding and the service outstanding. Pool was clean and always seemed to be a spot under the shade no matter what time of the day...the club sandwich by the pool sooo yummy!!! we had a wonderful stay thank you and can't wait to see you all again but next time I will have my twins as I missed them too much!!!



  • Stayed March 2013
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1 Thank Tamroscoe
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Property: Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel
Address: Jl. Kartika Plaza, Kuta 80361, Indonesia
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Location: Indonesia > Bali > Kuta
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Kuta
#4 Family Hotel in Kuta
#5 Romantic Hotel in Kuta
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Kuta
#8 Spa Hotel in Kuta
#10 Luxury Hotel in Kuta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 318
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel offers the warmth of Balinese service with caring and thoughtful service. Set on 8-hectares of gardens and ponds, along 550-metres of private beach, are 318 rooms, suites, and villas. This includes villas with beachfront access, ocean view suites, and ocean front rooms.The hotel has 3 dining outlets, 2 bars and 2 lounges, and facilities such as a swimming pool, full service business centre, day spa, and Kid’s Club. Spacious function rooms, including a 700 sqm ballroom, and a private helipad allow for grand celebrations, romantic weddings, private business meetings, or large conferences.The hotel proves welcoming for couples, friends, families and business executives. Its convenient location makes it an ideal gateway to the vibrant and colourful sights of central Kuta. It is within walking distance to the main Kuta shopping areas, including the neighbouring Discovery Shopping Mall, Waterbom Park as well as a variety of retail, dining and entertainment options. ... more   less 
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