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Maya Ubud Resort & Spa
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Peliatan
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“Ideal to rest and read a good book only with the Jungle as a companion”
Reviewed July 13, 2010

We choose Ubud and the Maya because we wanted to travel around Bali and enjoy the culture, shopping and Restaurants. We choose to go the beach in Lombok instead since it is quieter.
We have spent 3 nights at this beautiful Hotel and we think it was the best option in Bali.
Ubud is beautiful and unique, but it’s very rainy, we went in June (very dry month) and we had rain almost all the time.
The Hotel seats in the Middle of the Jungle, possible the most beautiful I’ve seen in all my life.
The service is very good, with a very nice Breakfast (in the room as well). The dinner was a little bit pricey and with so many cheap (and good) options in the centre of Ubud I thing is better to eat in other places.
The pools are both breathtaking and quite relaxing, it’s ideal to rest and read a good book only with the Jungle as a companion. The whole architecture of the Hotel is awesome.
The rooms are spacious and very modern, we have stayed in the simplest rooms and we found it excellent. I can only imagine how the others could be.
Last but not the least the SPA!!! It’s unique and with a fantastic service, but of course one pays for it!
Overall we found the Hotel Excellent and with a very decent price. Maybe we were only unlucky with the weather in Ubud.
We believe The Maya Ubud is ideal to combine with a beach Location, in our case was with Oberoi in Lombok, paradise on Earth!

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 3, 2010

Stayed two days at the Maya between Kuala Lumpur (Quality Hotel) and the beach at Tanjung Benoa (Grand Mirage).
How wonderful is the Maya? From check in (sit down with a cold drink and a cold towel and the reception staff come to you) to check out, we couldn’t fault the friendly service.
Had booked a Superior room in the main building – room was perfect example of ‘Bali style’ with tasteful furnishings (see photo) and a balcony that overlooked the grounds and the river valley (see photo)
There were very few children (and they were all well behaved) but this is not really a family oriented hotel. The best thing about the Maya is the tranquillity – takes quite a bit of getting used to at first but soon you relax into the quiet and relaxation. Even taking a ‘sundowner’ on our balcony was surprisingly quiet. We were surprised that no-one else used their balcony to enjoy the sunset with a drink in hand.
The two pools are as special as other reviewers have reported. Our favourite was the (lower) spa pool. The grounds are beautifully laid out and, providing you are reasonably fit, it’s well worth walking around the area and down to the river banks (golf cart shuttles to the spa area are available for those less able to cope with the steps)
Breakfast was excellent with a wide choice of quality food. We ate a superb (if expensive) meal in the restaurant on the first evening. Second evening we went back into Ubud itself (having visited the Monkey forest – recommended – during the day) and found plenty of great, quality restaurants at a fraction of the cost of the Maya. No problems with taxis to and from the hotel.
For us the Maya was a wonderful tranquil haven (heaven?) that suited perfectly between the bustle of KL and the commercialisation of beach Bali. Excellent for a few days but suspect that the enforced relaxation could be too much for a longer stay.

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 2, 2010

We stayed at the Maya for 6 nights at it was simpley wonderful !! the service and friendliness of the staff are exceptional.
I did a lot of research to choose a nice hotel as it was our first visit to Bali.
The breakfast was really nice also the restuarant and riverside cafe ans spa !!

We had a pool villa and it was well equipped very clean and spacious. It was so peaceful with beautiful surroundings.
I would recommend the trekking tour with Wayan though the rice fields and to the elephants cave and small villages.
The shuttle bus into Ubud was very useful. We will definately be back to the Maya in the near future and would like to compliment all staff for their grest customer sevice it is a credit to you all.

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 1, 2010

The staff was superb, great happy hour specials at sunset at the bar, the spa views are amazing. We stayed in the Garden Villa and it was lovely. There are lots of ants - some in the room, but if you can deal with that then it is a wonderful place to stay. Shuttle every hour to downtown Ubud. We would go back again.

Stayed May 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 20, 2010

We wouldn't return to the Maya but it was a lovely place.
Outstanding service. Stunning setting. Average rooms. Average breakfast. Average spa that was expensive. Nice pools. Gorgeous gardens.
There are better places to stay from my perspective.

Stayed June 2010, traveled as a couple
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed June 19, 2010

Having planned corporate meetings at a number of 5-star hotels in countries around the world, I have to say that Maya Ubud deserves a 5-star rating. The hotel is serene and the rooms and grounds are meticulously maintained; the staff is polite, friendly and helpful; the spa is outstanding for the value; and the overall decor and design is in line with the location and natural surroundings.

I stayed at Maya Ubud on a personal vacation and was beyond delighted - and my husband and I did not even stay in a villa; we were in a deluxe room. If you like lavish, decadent decor, then Maya Ubud might not be for you. The hotel's style is that of comfortable and simplified lines that work in harmony with the surrounding nature to highlight it, not opulent fixtures and furniture that compete with the beauty of the hotel's location in a tropical river valley.

The website's photos represent the hotel accurately.

At our stay over the dates of May 22-27, 2010, the hotel was fairly quiet and we never found ourselves lost for a chair next to either of the two pools, nor did we ever have trouble booking desired appointments at the spa.

We ate daily at the restaurant's breakfast buffet, which offered typical preferences from a variety of countries so that you could eat a familiar breakfast one day and try breakfast from another country on another day. We appreciated the fruit station and the opportunity to eat familiar fruits along with chance to try local fruits. The same applies to juices. Additionally, the smoking section was moved far enough away from the non-smoking section that smoke was not an issue. We never waited to be seated on any morning.

The spa was gorgeous, with individual treatment rooms that were at least the size of a villa, each overlooking the river, but with full privacy. Maya Ubud does not sell their spa services enough online; they really are lovely. Although I prefer a Swedish or Esalen massage over a Balinese massage, we went for the experience which was beautiful and relaxing indeed. My husband and I loved soaking in an outdoor tub together, followed by an outdoor shower against the ferny hillside that formed one of the walls of the treatment space. Around the room flowed a softly circulating stream in addition to the sounds of the river down the hillside below.

Food at the hotel was tasty but high in price compared to what you can find in town in Ubud. Wine was very expensive - as is the case with most of Bali - being that there is an excise tax on alcoholic beverages of 100 to 214%, depending on their alcohol content. This is on top of a luxury tax that ranges from 40 to 150% of their sales price. (Data Source: The Bali Times).

There is only one drawback regarding Maya Ubud, depending on how conveniently located to the main tourist roads you would like to be. Maya Ubud is a reasonable walking distance into the main visitor areas of Ubud where restaurants and shops are located if you are a regular walker; however, we used the hotel's hourly complimentary shuttle (operating daily until 6:00pm) to get into town instead because the weather was hot/humid, we often had purchases to carry on the return, and we did not want to walk the road in the evening when cars and motorbikes might not be able to see us. It was also no more than 40,000 Rupiah (approximately $4.30 USD) to take a quick ride to or from from town.

You can stay more centrally located amidst the shops and restaurants of Ubud, but I don't know if the quality of hotel will be the same. Additionally, Maya Ubud lets you retreat from the more tourist-heavy areas of Ubud to the quiet of the hills when you need a break from being asked if you would like transportation or if you'd like to buy something from a shop. The only "noise" we ever heard was distant religious chanting from the neighboring village on the other side of the river valley during the 10-day Galungun holiday.

If you are looking for real budget travel accommodations in Ubud, then Maya Ubud is more than you need to spend for decent accommodations in Bali. But a similar hotel in popular visitor cities in the U.S. would be priced beyond what Maya Ubud charges in comparison, so if you would like to take advantage of staying at a luxurious hotel while on vacation in Bali, then Maya Ubud may be just right for a memorable stay.

Last, but not least, the hotel's nature walk was beautiful and was a great way to find out what some of the local vegetation is and to see how many of the local fruits grow. There are a lot of stairs involved, but if you enjoy gardens and take an interest in local flora and fauna, then the walk is worth a bit of perspiration. There's a resting pavilion along the river as reward.

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 15, 2010

My husband and I made our first trip to Ubud and and stayed at Maya. It was as though we had found paradise. We chose between Maya and Uma, and selected Maya because of its proximity to central Ubud and more competitive rates.

We stayed for 5 days and promised to come back. We enjoyed the excellent spa, nature walk, yoga classes and food. The staff are attentive and gracious, without overdoing it. Breakfast is sumptuous.
It is very quiet and tranquil with stunning horticulture. The gardens are gorgeous and the grounds are kept in perfect condition.
A complimentary shuttle that takes you to the town centre and back to the hotel during daylight hours. There is also free afternoon tea in the bar.

Thank you Maya Ubud for your excellent service. I hope we can come back soon!

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled as a couple
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Property: Maya Ubud Resort & Spa
Address: Jl. Gunung Sari, Peliatan, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Bali > Ubud > Peliatan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Peliatan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Maya Ubud Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 108
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Luxury resort located in the central of Bali, between the river valley and rice terraces of Ubud. Rooms and villas with all the comfort and conveniences you would expect. An ideal choice for those looking for luxurious facilities, peace and tranquility in beautiful surroundings with personalized service and excellent food. ... more   less 
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