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Sama's Cottages and Villas
Ranked #4 of 620 Ubud B&B and Inns
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Reviewed July 24, 2013

We stayed at Sama's Cottages for 3 nights and we wish we stayed longer. The cottages are situated a short walk from the Main Street in ubud, the cottages are well maintained, clean and the staff are very attentive and welcoming. Brekky is served on your front porch which is a nice touch, if your looking for a nice quiet relaxing location close to everything this is the place to stay in Ubud, hopefully we will be back soon!

P.S the cafe just down the road (owned by Sama's Kopi on Bisma) has wonderful coffee!

Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Wayan S, Owner at Sama's Cottages and Villas, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2013

Dear JarrydB, it was such a pleasure to meet you and your partner whilst you were staying with us at Sama's, and we thankyou so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We hope that you will be able to come and stay with us again one day soon, and yes for longer! We wish you all the very best.

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Reviewed July 16, 2013

I stayed here for 8 nights. I was fortunate to have the air-con cottage at the bottom of the small ravine. I had a fantastic view of the greenery & bamboo lined ravine with the all day sounds of water running, birds, frogs and roosters. (I had ear plugs - so the roosters didn't wake me too early). Although the walk down to my cottage involved quite a few steps, it was well illuminated at night. My cottage was spacious and well appointed and very clean. The service was great - a delight breakfast delivered each morning at a time specified by me the previous night. The friendly owner, Kath came visiting one day just to say Hi, and check that everything was OK. The staff were always friendly and obliging. There was no pushing of tours etc. The pool is in a quiet green corner. There is a great coffee shop very close by. Nice to sip a cafe latte whilst lounging by the pool. It was an easy walk to all the local shops and cafes. But take care of the footpaths in the main street - full of dangerous drainage gaps. I would highly recommend this to solo female travelers and couples.

Room Tip: The air-con cottage at the bottom is very quiet and has a great view over the small ravine.
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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled solo
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Wayan S, Owner at Sama's Cottages and Villas, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2013

Dear starworker, what a beautiful review, thankyou so much. You have captured what Sama's is, a quiet retreat from the ever busy Ubud streets, a place where you can truly relax and soak in all of what Bali is......yes birds, roosters, geckos, etc are all part of the experience here at Sama's, and that is the way it will always be. Our staff take pride in their job, and they genuinely want to do a good job. You are right, there is no pushing of tours, etc, nor should there be. We thankyou once again for staying with us and wish you happiness always.

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Reviewed July 9, 2013

Visited with extended family of 8 adults and 2 children. Certainly as good as the other reviews have stated.
Very clean, in a great location with very friendly and enthusiastic staff. Great facilities with a great pool, very quiet and a lovely breakfast. Excellent value for money and would recommend to anyone. Will be back.

Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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Wayan S, Owner at Sama's Cottages and Villas, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2013

Dear Zoezac, thankyou so much to you and your large group for staying with us at Sama's. You are 100 per cent correct, I feel too that Sama's is a wonderful, peaceful oasis. I love being here. We hope that you will all be able to make it back to Ubud, and to Sama's one day soon. Thankyou so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we all very much appreciate it. I pass on all reviews to our staff so they can see for themselves what guests think of them and the great job they do.

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Reviewed June 28, 2013

We stayed at Sama's for 10 nights and loved it. Very quiet with helpful and friendly staff. Breakfast was served out on our patio. Sama's is close to town with restaurants (Cafe d'es Artistis nearby) close at hand. There is also a motorbike path down Bisma that connects to Monkey Forest which saves you from the insanity of Main Street when getting to Yoga Barn! The pool was really wonderful on hot afternoons and evenings.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 22, 2013

Can't say much as it's already been said many times by other reviewers. If you want quiet, relaxed, comfortable accommodation then this is it. The property, with its extensive tropical gardens, has the feel of solitude in a rain forest. It is very peaceful and the property is bordered by a stream. We enjoyed daily coffee/cakes at their cafe "Kopi on Bisma, served by very friendly staff. It's a 10 minute walk to the market, has a swimming pool, cool air-conditioning, adequate breakfast (although, unfortunately no bacon), comfortable bed and pillows. There is no jug for hot water but a large flask of hot water is delivered to the room early morning. If you like milk in your coffee, be sure to ask or write on the breakfast form.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Anthony1962
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Wayan S, Owner at Sama's Cottages and Villas, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2013

Dear Anthony1962, we are so happy to hear that you had a relaxing stay with us at Sama's. We are indeed in a fantastic location, being in the centre of Ubud but still set back from the road enough for you to be able to take a break from the increasingly busy streets of Ubud. We love our little coffee shop too, and it is a winner for our guests who like a brilliant latte, cappuccino or short black. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed it too. We wish you all the very best and thankyou for not only staying with us, but for writing your review too.

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Reviewed June 16, 2013

We stayed at Sama's for 5 nights in May in a family room. The room was spotless, spacious and ideal for our family of four, fitted out beautifully. Our kids (aged 7) loved the paths and the pool and especially the coffee shop out the front - Kopi on Bisma. Best salad, coffee and milkshakes!! The Sama's breakfasts were also brilliant and fresh with lots of choices.
The hosts were fantastic, the staff were welcoming and helpful, and the location is perfect, in a side street off one of the main streets. We will definitely return to Sama's, we miss the smell of fresh frangipani flowers in the bathroom.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled with family
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Wayan S, Owner at Sama's Cottages and Villas, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2013

Dear AnnaM, it was such a pleasure to have you and your family stay with us, and you were even more special as you were the first to stay in our newly renovated family cottage. I too love the smell of frangipanis, they are such a part of Bali, and so we like to put them everywhere for our guests. It is great to hear that you enjoyed our Kopi on Bisma coffee shop too, and that you were able to try not just the coffee! We thankyou so much for staying with us and wish you happy days always.

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Reviewed June 10, 2013 via mobile

This hotel has beautifully maintained gardens and a very high standard of cleanliness. It is in a very convenient location being close to the palace and walking distance to many temples, restaurants and monkey forest road. It is a great choice however I found the staff to be efficient rather than friendly and we did have a minor issue with the bill, however this was resolved without too much drama. Overall, would recommend.

  • Stayed: May 2013
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Additional Information about Sama's Cottages and Villas

Address: Bisma Street, Ubud 80361, Indonesia
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Location: Indonesia > Bali > Ubud
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 620 B&Bs / Inns in Ubud
Price Range: $33 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sama's Cottages and Villas is a peaceful and relaxing retreat in Ubud, yet is located just a 5 minute stroll from the centre of town. Our property has just 9 individual cottages and 3 villas, and all are newly renovated to make your stay more comfortable. You can choose either a fan cooled or air conditioned cottage, or a 1 or 2 bedroom private villa. Our staff bring your breakfast to your veranda each morning, or alternatively you may eat by our lovely pool if you wish. All room rates include breakfast and free WiFi, and are subject to 10 per cent Government Tax and 5 per cent Service Fee. ... more   less 
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