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Gayatri Villa
Ranked #206 of 620 Ubud B&B and Inns
Reviewed June 7, 2010

We stayed for 3 nights and enjoyed having our own space after staying in several hotels. I didn't think we would use the kitchen much but our kids were sick and not keen to eat out so we went to the supermarket bought steak, tomatoes, corriander and bread and ate in each night. This ended up being a great break for us and we were ready for more restaurants by the time we moved on. The villas have a relaxing mood to them and are very roomy. It is a little out of town but the shuttle worked well for us and was always available at the scheduled time, Gigih is a lovely host and was very attentive, as were all the staff. The only thing I would say is make sure they don't turn the water off at night as my children were sick and needed water in the bathroom one night and there was none until 6am.

  • Stayed: May 2010, traveled with family
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Reviewed June 5, 2010

This villa is calm and peaceful. The service is great and the accommodations are amazing with great views.

  • Stayed: June 2010, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 25, 2009

From 5-10 October 2009 we had an invitation from Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2009 and chose Vila Pratiwi, a 3-bedrooms villa @ Gayatri villa complex-Sayan Ubud for our stay. We’re the group of 4 adults and 3 kids age 6-11 and found Gayatri was a perfect choice for us.

Compare to other villas surround Ubud, Gayatri was the best for location, rate and facilities-wise. The location was not too far from the Ubud center, the rate was within budget and the facilities were awesome. The rate was inclusive breakfast for 7 of us, transfer from the airport and daily transfer to the Ubud center.

Pratiwi was a nice villa with luscious bushes, succulent trees surrounding the area and along the nice line path. The pool was very big and all rooms were clean and comfy. Breakfast was prepared and cooked in our kitchen. The view from the balcony was breath-taking; we could feel the breeze, saw the amazing valley, and the landscape of coconut trees and mountains. The staffs were friendly and helpful. We’re treated as our second home; even they picked fresh coconuts from the neighborhood garden for our tasty refreshment!

If you want to take a leisure walk to the village, please ask one of the staff to be your guide because stray dogs might be annoying and barking to you all the time. The staff can bring you down to the Ayung river or golden rice fields, even to the nearby Hindu ceremonies!

Things that could improve for Gayatri are perhaps the pillow qualities. We expected the four-star hotels standard and the bed in the mainroom should be one king-size bed instead of two single beds combined into one! Some spots on the bathroom mirror was also a minor. Aside from those, everything is satisfying.

Sure we’ll consider coming back again to Gayatri and trying the other villas.

  • Stayed: October 2009, traveled with family
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Thank Matchahari
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Reviewed August 16, 2009

We stayed in the Amarta villa, two large master suites and bathrooms, for three days..with a swimming pool between each bedroom, so total privacy if needed.
It's a very relaxing place to stay. Swimming in the infinity pool and looking down over the jungle and river was just breathtaking. The staff are just great, Gigih, whom I arranged it all through and Norman (lady) who made and served our breakfast every day, which was very yummy (sorry don't know how to spell the names properly) were absolutely marvellous. The owner was even there when we left to ask if we enjoyed our stay which was a nice touch I think.
It could do with a little updating and the internet didnt work properly on my laptop, (Giglih offered for me to use his computer to check mail if I needed to) but other than that, it was just pure bliss.
We want to go back now!! :)

  • Stayed: August 2009
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Thank littlegypsyau
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Reviewed August 9, 2009

I travel to Bali and Ubud often for work and I have not found somewhere as beautiful as Gayatri villa. There were 8 of us and we needed constant support getting to and from appointments and social functions. The staff made everything run on time and hassle free.

The interiors are beautiful furnished and the beds make you not want to get up in the morning. The kitchen made things easy when we entertained guests and were used by the staff to cook our meals each morning which were great spreads of fresh fruit and local cooking.
The villa were private and quite.
There is a great walk down and across the river below which we walked most days. we were able to interact with the locals who took us to local cultural events.
A taxi ride from Ubud town was only 5 minutes but we were far enough out to not be disturbed by local noise and traffic.
It is going to be my ongoing accommodation from now on.
I recommend for both business or a relaxing holiday.

  • Stayed: June 2009, traveled on business
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Thank onegoodtraveller
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Reviewed June 27, 2009

We recently stayed at the Gayatri Villas in Ubud. There are are 3 amazing villas on the premises all with different designs and outlook. Its far enough out of town to enjoy the rural experience but easy to get into town with the helpful staff.
There were 6 in our villa and we still had heaps of room which made it quite economical for the level of luxury. The ladies who made our breakfast each day where truly beautiful and a great way to start the day.
Cant wait to get back!
Thanks-Shaughan

  • Stayed: June 2009, traveled with friends
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Thank Svboy1
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Reviewed June 21, 2009

We, a group of women friends and daughters, decided to have a women's retreat and choose to stay at Gayatri Villas. It was a most wonderful timeout for us all. We would wake every morning in beautiful Balinese beds to the sound of exotic birdsong, a swim in the infinity pools and then off out into our day. The Villas are situated overlooking the river, the paddyfields and off into the distance is the mountain, so walking the many paths through the fields and countryside surrounding Ubud is stunning and beautiful.
We have a great time and felt totally rejuvenated. We would recommend the villas as a wonderful place to rest, relax and be totally pampered in luxury.

  • Stayed: November 2008, traveled with friends
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Thank AustraliaRachel
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Additional Information about Gayatri Villa

Address: Jl. Raya Kedewatan, Banjar Baung | Desa Sayan, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Bali > Ubud
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #206 of 620 B&Bs / Inns in Ubud
Price Range: $48 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gayatri Villa 3*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Perched on the edge of an escarpment, overlooking the rice terraces of the Ayung river valley are the Gayatri Villas. Three highly individual villas combines the services of five star resort with the space and luxury of a private house. Each villa has 3 spacious bedrooms with deep terraces and private garden with swimming pool, modern kitchen and open living area. ... more   less 
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