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“Fabulous Kanishka Villas”
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Kanishka Villas
Ranked #43 of 415 Specialty Lodging in Seminyak
Certificate of Excellence
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Fabulous Kanishka Villas”
Reviewed May 1, 2013

We stayed in Villa 14 for 3 nights and we absolutely loved it. It was our first time in Bali and from the moment we arrived the staff could not have done more to make our stay more enjoyable.
From organising our dinner bookings, spa treatments, shuttle service around Seminyak and answering any other questions we had - Kanishka Villa staff were fantastic.
Our villa was gorgeous, the pool was always cold and we were only a short walk to Bali Deli if we needed supplies.
We will definitely be going back to Kanishka Villas. Highly recommend it.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Scotonthebeach, Owner at Kanishka Villas, responded to this review, May 10, 2013
Dear Tripadvisor Member,

Thank you very much for deciding on Kanishka Villas for your first holiday in Bali. Your sentiment to return again is often expressed by visitors to this magical island, and certainly was my own feeling after my very first visit 35 years ago!

We are very happy to read you kind notes on our service and most importantly that you had a memorable holiday.

As Perth is conveniently close, we hope to welcome you back before too long; please feel free to contact us directly for any assistance or help you may need.

Warm wishes from the GK Resorts team on The Island of the Gods!

Douglas Wallace
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Reviewed April 29, 2013

Stayed here the first time we went to Bali after a friend recommended it - WOW & WOW. Friendly staff, great location, retaurants shopping just around the corner & then there is Bali Deli. Have stayed at another villa in Seminyak but doesn't compare. We have just booked our fourth trip for later in the year at Kanishka - we wouldn't stay anywhere else

  • Stayed November 2012
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Scotonthebeach, Owner at Kanishka Villas, responded to this review, May 10, 2013
Dear Tripadvisor Member,

Firstly, thank you very much for your excellent review, and secondly, thank you to your friend for recommending Kanishka Villas!

Wonderful to read your satisfaction with the location and the convenience of two minutes walk to the perennially popular Bali Deli'.

We all look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka for your fourth trip to Bali; please do let us know if you need anything special for your return.

Thank you again from me and our team at GK Resorts, Bali!

Warm wishes,

Douglas Wallace
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed April 24, 2013

We stayed at Villa 18 and could not have asked for a more private romantic place to getaway. There was not a thing the staff couldn't do for us even provide a docking system for our Ipod. The rainforest setting with the private pool enabled you to drift off to any place in the world without a care. The breakfast and evening treats brought to a villa were delightful. The location of the villas sets you in a heaven of fine dining in walking distance or the villa would arrange your transport to and from the restaurant. We were fortunate enough to meet the owner and I can say he has managed to tick all the boxes with the villas and his wonderful staff.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Scotonthebeach, Owner at Kanishka Villas, responded to this review, April 25, 2013
Dear Tripadvisor Member,

Thank you very much for your review after staying with us at Kanishka Villas.

It is especially pleasing to hear from you that you were satisfied with our new one bedroom pool villas which we just opened at the New Year.

It's also good to know that you made full use of the proximity to a number of Bali's very best restaurants, which can be found within walking distance or a few minutes drive.

We are all really happy that you enjoyed your stay and we hope we may welcome you back again sometime soon. Our staff join me in thanking you and sending you best wishes from The Island of the Gods!

Douglas Wallace
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed April 17, 2013

Could not have picked a better location to stay in for my first trip to Bali. Kanishka is conveniently located within walking distance (<20 minutes) to shops, supermarkets, restaurants, pharmacies and even the beach.

The villas are absolutely incredible. We stayed in a 2 bedroom villa for 6 nights, and were amazed at the level of service we received from the beautiful staff as well as the quality of the villa. Incredibly spacious inside, our villa had a self contained kitchen as well as a 6 person dining table, lounge room and swimming pool. The pool was cleaned daily as were the rooms. Staff came around each evening to set out citronella candles and spray for mosquitoes.

The bathrooms and lounge room were designed in a way which left them semi-outdoors which was a lovely, romantic touch. Just don't be surprised to see some geckos running around on the walls/ceilings in the lounge room - they're just doing their job (eating mosquitoes) and won't bother you!

Room service prices were cheap for what us Aussies are used to (AU$4 for a Heineken, AU$6-15 for breakfast and mains) and the food quality was quite good. The American Breakfast is an absolute feast, and the Nasi Goreng/Mie Goreng is delicious.

The staff will stop at nothing to see your every beck and call looked after, they are absolutely lovely people. I will not hesitate to recommend Kanishka to my family and friends, both first timers and seasoned veterans alike.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Scotonthebeach, Owner at Kanishka Villas, responded to this review, April 21, 2013
Dear Tripadvisor Member,

Thank you for writing such a glowing review following your first visit to Bali.

It's a real pleasure for us to read your kind comments on Kanishka Villas and to know that your holiday was a success for you.

From our staff a sincere 'Thank You' for your recognition of their efforts to please, and we most appreciate your commitment to recommend our resort to your family and friends.

Please do contact us for any help you may need in the future when you decide on a return holiday to Bali, it would be our great pleasure to welcome you back to The Island of the Gods!

From all our GK Resorts staff and myself, kindest regards,

Douglas Wallace
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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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Reviewed April 17, 2013

I went there for my honeymoon, and they make it two words, "just perfect". I stayed in Kanishka Villas for 2 nights with my Hubby on Room 10B. While I booked they very helpful, by that time they didn't even knew that I booked for our honeymoon. On day two after they knew it was honeymoon, after long tiring day from many places, when we arrived back to the villa, we got flowers everywhere.. They make it so perfect. And even for the breakfast that they prepared, I love it. All employee are very helpful, friendly, nice, they even pleasantly would like to help us to book the table/RSVP'd for places that we plan to go. And you should try the Spa in Kanishka too, Nice.. The villa is clean, I don't have any words to complain. I do love it. Thank you for the Manager, Mr. Sabana, who very kind to us.. :)

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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Scotonthebeach, Owner at Kanishka Villas, responded to this review, April 17, 2013
Dear Tripadvisor Member,

A big Thank You from all of us at Kanishka Villas for your wonderful review.

We are absolutely delighted that your very important Honeymoon in Bali was memorable for you and that you enjoyed your stay with us.

Your very kind remarks have been notified to our staff which is always motivational.

Thank you for choosing a GK Resorts property for your Honeymoon and may we take this opportunity to wish you both happiness and success for your future life together.

With warm wishes from me and all our staff.

Douglas Wallace
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Godalming, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 5, 2013

I stayed in a one bedroom villa for two nights.A great design,lovely decor and plenty of space.Enjoyed my dip in the pool after a heavy night out in Seminyak,which is just a short distance away with numerous excellent restaurants and the beach.The staff were both very friendly and curtious.Would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled solo
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Thank Webbly243
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Scotonthebeach, Owner at Kanishka Villas, responded to this review, April 7, 2013
Dear Tripadvisor Member,

On behalf of our Kanishka staff many thanks for staying with us once again! It was delightful to welcome you back.

We are happy that you liked the design and spaciousness of our new 1-bedroom pool villas and took full advantage of the swimming pool.

Thanks for your kind mention of our staff and service quality, it is appreciation like yours that gives all of us immense motivation.

Looking forward to your next trip to Indonesia and Bali in 2014, you are assured a very warm welcome once again to the Island of the Gods!

Warm wishes from me and all our GK Resorts team.

Douglas Wallace
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Honolulu
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Reviewed April 1, 2013

Excellent villa to stay at. Nearby activities, shops, restaurants, available - walking distance.
Property well maintained - everything worked!! Good place for those people on the go to
stay at. Swimmiing pool in room a plus, especially after a day out on the town.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
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1 Thank Hawaiitraveller17
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Scotonthebeach, Owner at Kanishka Villas, responded to this review, April 2, 2013
Dear Tripadvisor Member,

It was a great pleasure to welcome you back to Bali once more during your travels from Hawaii.

Thank you very much for again deciding to stay at both our resorts, and may I say that our staff were absolutely excited to welcome you back!

We all hope you enjoyed your annual visit to Indonesia and we look forward to seeing you next year again in Bali.

Best wishes from me and all our staff at GK Resorts on the Island of the Gods.

Douglas Wallace
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Property: Kanishka Villas
Address: Jalan Kunti 8Y, Seminyak 80361, Indonesia
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Location: Indonesia > Bali > Seminyak
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #43 of 415 Specialty Lodging in Seminyak
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Kanishka Villas 4.5*
Number of rooms: 23
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Kanishka Villas comprises 23 private luxury villas located in the heart of Seminyak, Bali most popular tourism enclave. With 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom villas with their own private swimming pools, and 1-bedroom Jacuzzi Suites, honeymooners, couples and families are all welcome at Kanishka. Located down a quiet lane off Jalan Kunti, the villas and suites have immediate access to a wide range of restaurants, bars, boutique shops, spas and the beach is within easy reach. ... more   less 
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