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“A little rice paddy oasis in central Ubud”
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Nick's Pension
Ranked #78 of 622 Specialty Lodging in Ubud
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Reviewed July 11, 2013

Spent 2 nights here and wish I could have stayed longer. Lovely hotel made up of small villas set around beautiful rice paddy fields with a basic restaurant and lovely pool. Less than 5 minutes walk into town and less than half the price of many of the town centre accommodation. Lovely staff, clean rooms and a helpful travel guide who organised my onwards trip. I'll definitely stay again.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled solo
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1  Thank kristy c
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Ian_Day, Manager at Nick's Pension, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for taking your valuable time to post your comments on Trip Advisor regarding your recent visit to Nick's Pension Ubud, Bali.

We have taken note of your comment regarding for the our room quality and based on your reservation you are book fan room, so we put based on your reservation and you are not mention to upgrade your room to be Air conditioning room.

We will most definitely look into your comment to our improvement in future to ensure good quality product and services given to all of our costumer.

We would like to thank you for giving us the opportunity of being of service to you during your recent visit to Bali and look forward to welcoming you back to Nick's Pension Ubud, Bali in the near future.

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Reviewed July 8, 2013

Things to love in this hotel:
1. Great location: This hotel has 2 exit, one thru lobby in Jalan Bisma,second back exit you'll get out in Jalan Monkey forest. 2-5 mins walk and you'll dip into dining and shopping area.
2. Nice surrounding: It has small pool, small paddy field, gardens, small river/stream as your back ground.
3. Unique room decor. Each room has their own villas with Bali touch, large room and toilet.
4. Fantastic price: we got special deal on web at first night $19.5 and second night $38 with simple breakfast included.
The only downside is, the AC in our room was a bit noisy.Car park for 3-4 cars.
For all of the above factors, we will come visit here again.

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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank WoldyWorld
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Ian_Day, Manager at Nick's Pension, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for taking your valuable time to post your comments on Trip Advisor regarding your recent visit to Nick's Pension Ubud, Bali.

We have taken note of your comment regarding for the our room quality and based on your reservation you are book fan room, so we put based on your reservation and you are not mention to upgrade your room to be Air conditioning room.

We will most definitely look into your comment to our improvement in future to ensure good quality product and services given to all of our costumer.

We would like to thank you for giving us the opportunity of being of service to you during your recent visit to Bali and look forward to welcoming you back to Nick's Pension Ubud, Bali in the near future.

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Reviewed June 3, 2013

I couldn't figure out why this place had ratings all over the place until I arrived. It's like 4 different hotels all down one street. You can tell they have purchased or built hotels and sorta mushed them together. The location is pretty decent for your walk to town. The room we stayed in was OK. Probably decent for the price ($45/US) but not great. The bed was just ok and the shower sucked. I hate the Asian showers that just get the entire bathroom soaking wet. Build a reservoir already. Anyway, not a disaster but nothing romantic or great.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank Tmo111
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Ian_Day, Owner at Nick's Pension, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2013

Dear Guest,


Thank you very much for taking your valuable time to post your comments on Trip Advisor regarding your recent visit to Nick's Pension Ubud, Bali.

We have taken note of your comment regarding quality of Breakfast as well as the staff service.
We will most definitely look into your comment to our improvement in future to ensure good quality product and services given to all of our costumer.

We would like to thank you for giving us the opportunity of being of service to you during your recent visit to Bali and look forward to welcoming you back to Nick's Pension Ubud, Bali in the near future.

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Reviewed May 28, 2013

For a little over 10 pounds a night, we could not ask for anymore.
Beautiful location, central to all the 'action' yet in its own private gardens with a beautiful stream running through and a large paddy field close to the pool area. Incredibly picturesque and felt very Balinese, in design.
Our room was fan only but clean, well-maintained and for the price, we could not complain.
Delicious breakfast and good choice too.
Friendly and helpful staff, if a little pushy.
All in all, for value for money, I would be back.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank katieepsomuk
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Ian_Day, Owner at Nick's Pension, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for taking your valuable time to post your comments on Trip Advisor regarding your recent visit to Nick's Pension Ubud, Bali.


We look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back to Nick's Pension Ubud, Bali in the near future.

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Reviewed May 19, 2013

We stayed 2 nights, in a double room. It was terrible and I would not go back. No idea how it gets a good trip advisor rating. Some points:
No hot water available in bathroom
No aircon (as advertised, some rooms did, but not ours)
No fly screens - so you cannot open windows for fresh air.
Ants in bathroom
Dust in corners/top of shelves, etc, and seems thorough cleaning not done regularly
Definitely felt old, worn, and tired.

When we stayed the pool area was under construction and so you could use it only if you wanted to listen to noisy construction. This really should be noted when booking.

The included breakfast was ok, it was 2eggs and two pieces of toast. Or the noodle option was a small plate of noodles.

Maybe if it was half the price I would expect this, but we were disappointed with this.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank Sam_www
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Ian_Day, Owner at Nick's Pension, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for taking your valuable time to post your comments on Trip Advisor regarding your recent visit to Nick's Pension Ubud, Bali.

We have taken note of your comment regarding for the our room quality and based on your reservation you are book fan room, so we put based on your reservation and you are not mention to upgrade your room to be Air conditioning room.

We will most definitely look into your comment to our improvement in future to ensure good quality product and services given to all of our costumer.

We would like to thank you for giving us the opportunity of being of service to you during your recent visit to Bali and look forward to welcoming you back to Nick's Pension Ubud, Bali in the near future.

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Reviewed May 19, 2013

Nick's Pension was hard to find but it was worth it. The rooms are surrounded by nice gardens and a small river. It's very clean and the employees were helpfull regarding our needs. The bathroom was disapointing : just a bath and no real shower. The included breakfast was good and there are many choices of what to eat. Overall, it was nice but a little expensive for what we got.

  • Stayed: May 2013
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Thank willyfortin
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Ian_Day, Owner at Nick's Pension, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for taking your valuable time to post your comments on Trip Advisor regarding your recent visit to Nick's Pension Ubud, Bali.


We look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back to Nick's Pension Ubud, Bali in the near future.

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Reviewed April 25, 2013

We have been staying in Nick´s Pension several times and we have loved it! Beautiful and quite settings! Clean and comfortable rooms! The food is very good at the nice restaurant! The staff has become like family to us! We can highly recommend this fantastic hotel in Ubud.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with family
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1  Thank thea132
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Ian_Day, Owner at Nick's Pension, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for taking your valuable time to post your comments on Trip Advisor regarding your recent visit to Nick's Pension Ubud, Bali.


We look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back to Nick's Pension Ubud, Bali in the near future.

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Additional Information about Nick's Pension

Address: Jalan Bisma, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Bali > Ubud
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #78 of 622 Specialty Lodging in Ubud
Price Range: $34 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Nick's Pension 3*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
You are entering a place of beauty, peace and comfort. Ubud, the centre of art and culture of Bali welcomes you, and for complete experience we invite you come to Nick's Pension. A great deal in the middle of Ubud Just off Monkey Forest Road in Ubud. Around 10 minutes walk to Ubud Center / Market. Approximately one hours drive from Bali International Airport. ... more   less 
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