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Guest House Kudos
Ranked #229 of 529 Specialty Lodging in Ubud
Singapore, Singapore
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2012

Excuse the pun, but I'd like to provide a brief summary of my experience in Guest House Kudos.

The place itself is beautiful, and priced as a bargain. The rooms are spacious and all facilities are included; bathroom, television, wi-fi, air conditioning (not that I needed it at this time of year) and a fridge. Beautiful garden area with a nice place to chill out. Breakfast was excellent.

The main selling point here is Annie and her staff. She surpassed helping me find my feet in Ubud as I travelled alone. She helped arrange excursions, give me a base in the local culture and was a genuine person. Dewan and Made the other staff that work there are also exceptional in their service, and I highly commend this hotel for these merits.

Overall, a fantastic experience, and a bargain price. Thanks all!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
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Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2012

Kudos Guest House was a cute, clean, and relaxing. Annie who runs the place was extremely kind, helpful and easy to talk to. We ended up hanging out with her for over an hour where she told us places to visit in the local area and valuable travel advice for other areas of Indonesia. We accidentally booked 2 rooms instead of one and she helped us get our refund from our booking agent.

We paid 250 000 IDR or 25 CAN for the room in the pictures. It was very spacious and well kept and the wifi works great; An exceptional place to stay on a budget trip. We enjoyed a dinner at the small restaurant just down the street, the food was delicious and cheap. The pool is a 3 min walk down the road but was very nice and clean. I loved the location as it was 5 minutes north of town away from the hustle and bustle. Rent a scooter if you're staying here. Riding toward Kudos and continuing north towards all the rice fields was incredibly beautiful(especially at sunset). All in all it was a great place to stay.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2012

I had a long stay in the guesthouse, about a month in a row. Very nice staff en they explain about, where to go, see, eat or do.. Even take you to nice places. Had a lovely time there.. You can go there for the peace couse it's much more quiet then in the village. Would be on my list when I go to Bali again!

  • Stayed March 2012
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Lausanne
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2012

We really enjoyed our stay at Kudos and the friendly staff. The owner is really helpful and very interested in art. So there were many nice pictures hanging on the wall for sale. You can meet and talk with the artists.

Tek and Manuela from Switzerland

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2012

This is a lovely little guesthouse. The whole place is spotless, and tastefully decorated. We had two large windows in our room, overlooking rice paddys, perfect.
The breakfast was wonderful and the staff are very sweet and friendly.
It is around a 20/25 minute walk in to Ubud, and I would recommend getting a taxi at night, but it's a perfect oasis away from the busy centre.
The swimming pool isn't actually on site, it's 150 meters down the road, at a neighbouring hotel but that wasn't a problem for us.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2012

I will simply state the facts:
1. the room was dirty
2. there was one sheet on the bed
3. the comforter was filthy by any standard
4. the bath tub was grimy and needs to either be cleaned or replaced
5. the whole room smelled of mould and mildew
6. breakfast was a partly cooked pancake, supposedly banana
7. front desk staff were not happy to provide any sort of service
8. no bargain, even if it were free

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  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2012

We stayed for 8 nights at this guesthouse and really liked the relaxing and quiet atmosphere. The rooms are big and clean, with tv, fridge, hot water. You can make yourself some tea or coffee. Outside we had a terrace for breakfast or just to sit outside for reading, internet etc. with a nice view over the rice paddies.
The 2 boys from the staff and the manager are really friendly and helpfull.
It's a little bit far from Ubud centre, but if you like a walk every day you can walk in 20 min. to the centre on a cosy road with not to much traffic.
There is a nice restaurant with good Japanese/Indonesian food on 5 min. walk. It's called Bintang restaurant. And if you don't want to go out for dinner, you can also order food from different restaurants and they will bring it to the guesthouse.
Don't forget to pay some attention to the lovely (and still young) dog, the black Labarador. We walked him a few times (but you need to be strong).

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  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Guest House Kudos

Property: Guest House Kudos
Address: Jalan Suweta | Bentuyung Ubud, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Bali > Ubud
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #229 of 529 Specialty Lodging in Ubud
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Guest House Kudos 2*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Guest house Kudos is located in an area which is regarded as the cultural centre of Bali. This area is famous as an arts and crafts hub. The town and nearby villages consist of countless artists' workshops and galleries. ... more   less 
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