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Maca Villas & Spa
Ranked #19 of 141 Hotels in Seminyak
Certificate of Excellence
Perth, Australia
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2 reviews
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“Hotel to recommend”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2012

The Maca Villas on first sight were fantastic. We arrived late at night and was shown our villa with all the lights. It wasn't until morning where we got to see how amazing these villas were.

During the day we opened the sliding doors to have an open planned area. The access to an iPod doc and the tv being on a swivel made the entertainment enjoyed while swimming in the pool.

All the staff were friendly and helpful. The location of the villas was down a undeveloped road and alittle away from any decent restaurants or supermarkets, but is a great place to stay to be away from all the hussle n bussle of Bali.

As a travel agent, I will definitely be recommending this hotel.

  • Stayed May 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank wishbone0312
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, Director of Sales at Maca Villas & Spa, responded to this review, July 9, 2012
Dear Guests,
Thank you very much for your review about our resort, such a honour to received a beautiful comment from a Travel Agent and we look forward to welcome your clientele to Maca Villas & Spa Seminyak. Best wishes, Ika Dunn
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Perth, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2012

We had a wonderful trip to Bali staying at Maca Villas.

The location, although a little off the main road, was very good and close to many of the main attractions of Seminyak.

The staff where very polite and helpful, the Villas very spacious, comfortable and exceptionally clean. The Breakfast at the restaurant was of a very high quality and perfect to get you started for the day.

For the price I think you will really struggle to find anything as good in this location, its not as flash as some of the higher priced villas and not as bustling as the resorts, but for what it is, it's perfect!

We would definitely suggest it to friend who where looking for this experience.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank AKXIX
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, Director of Sales at Maca Villas & Spa, responded to this review, June 24, 2012
Dear Guests,
Thank you very much for taking your time to write this wonderful review.
Best wishes.Ika Dunn and Maca team
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2012

1) Location. Off the more popular stretches of the Bali beaches, this area is, while still touristy, decidedly a tad more upmarket. Hence, it can be a bit quieter. Yet, still to be found are many smaller villas, shops and restaurants. This particular hotel has no lack of access to shopping and food. The beach is a bit further away but still accessible by hotel drop-off, or, if you prefer, a comfortable 20 minute walk.

2) Amenities. Pools in the villa, privacy ensured. Larger public pool. Both very nice. Free wifi, in rooms and restaurant. Breakfast was good and satisfying; choices to be made off the menu.

3) Rooms. I lived in the smallest room, which was huge! Living room, bedroom and toilet / bathe were all huge expanses of space.

4) Staff. Very welcoming, very helpful, very polite. One of the main attractions of this place, really.

5) Other comments: Private pool in the villa, with privacy ensured . . . Need more be said?

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Asperger_Singapore
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, Director of Sales at Maca Villas & Spa, responded to this review, June 24, 2012
Dear Guests,
Thank you very much for taking your time to write beautiful review. It was wonderful to have you here and we look forward to welcome you again. Best wishes. Ika Dunn and Maca Villas & Spa Seminyak team.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2012

We stayed at Maca Villas for 4 nights and couldn't fault it. Being a small property gives it an intimate feel and we were addressed by name from day 1. I am a travel agent and Ika the business manager went out of her way to meet me more than once to offer to look at other room types and see if my stay was enjoyable. All of the staff were beyond friendly and very efficient. By the time we'd finished breakfast, our entire villa had been cleaned, we'd never even see anybody! The villa itself was beautiful. The private pool was a winner and the bathroom was huge complete with flatscreen TV and beautiful bath. The rest of the villa was great and I especially liked the wooden table. Once you're in the villa you feel like you're away from the world. The property is tucked into a side street off the main road and it is a car trip away from most things (walking would be possible but the roads aren't ideal for walking on) however it's not enough to dissuade you from staying here. They offer a shuttle service to Seminyak Square once an hour. The restaurant has a good feel and they make a killer mojito! Overall an outstanding experience - thank you!

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Meryl2012
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Ika D, Director of Sales at Maca Villas & Spa, responded to this review, June 20, 2012
Dear Guests,
thank you very much for taking you time to share your experience through Tripadvisor. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at Maca Villas and that's make all of us here very happy and hoping to have another opportunity to welcome you again. Best wishes. Ika Dunn.
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Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2012

We stayed at a nearby villa, and regularly used Maca facilities. The staff there were incredible, and it was such a fantastic atmosphere. We loved the villas we stayed at, but next time I would love to try the Maca Villas simply because they had more to offer than 'just a pool villa' that we were staying in. I can't thank the staff enough for being so wonderful!!

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Sarah M
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Ika D, Director of Sales at Maca Villas & Spa, responded to this review, June 20, 2012
Dear Guests,
Thank you for taking your time to write review about our services. we look forward to welcome you soon at Maca Villas. Best wishes. Ika Dunn
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New Delhi, India
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2012

very nice built property. nice clean and big villas. very nice food. excellent staff. had great time. enjoyed a lot. property is walking distance to nice and best party places like huuoo bar,mint bar,kudeta & potato head beach club.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank varz_84
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Ika D, Director of Sales at Maca Villas & Spa, responded to this review, June 2, 2012
Dear Guest,
Thank you very much for taking your time to share your experience through Trip Advisor.
All the Maca Villas team are very happy to know that you had a great stay with us. Yes, we agreed our resort located being just minutes away from the beach and the myriad of fine dining restaurants and nightlife venues as well as some local boutique shops that has made Seminyak world famous. Hoping to have another privilege to welcome you, family and friends again at Maca Villas & Spa seminyak. Best wishes
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Adelaide
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2012

My husband, 12 month old daughter and I have just returned from our holiday to Bali, staying in the beautiful Maca Villas and Spa. We loved this place in every way!

Firstly, the villas themselves are stunning. They are exactly like you see in the photos, and the private pool is such a luxury. We stayed in a 1 bedroom villa and couldn't have been happier. There is always that moment when you walk into accommodation for the first time, a bit nervous about what you might find, and worried you will be disappointed, but we couldn't have been happier with what lay behind the door. The furnishings are very comfortable, the rooms very clean, and the bathroom huge and luxurious with his and her basins, large tub, and rain shower. Although advertised with 'full kitchen', there is a sink, kettle and basic dinnerware - no cooking facilities (not that you need them when the food at the restaurant is amazing!). The villas are each surrounded by high walls, so are very private. You almost forget that there are other people staying around you. Villas are well airconditioned too so are a nice retreat from the heat.

The restaurant - we ended up eating at Mase Restaurant almost every meal! The food was delicious and very reasonably priced for resort food. They have a French inspired Western menu, but also an Indonesian menu. We ate only from the Indonesian menu at dinner, and loved every dish! Servings are generous, beautifully presented and not too spicy. They put the spicy sauces on the side so you can make it as mild or spicy as you like. The breakfast is divine and we are going to miss the freshly baked breads and pastries that they make onsite (although the waistline won't!!). There is a large range of drinks on the menu, also at good prices.

The spa - we each had a few massages at the spa. Prices are higher compared to what you can get in Bali, however you knew it was going to be clean and professional. It is only a small spa with a handful of treatments, but they were all so relaxing. The traditional Balinese massage was the best massage I have ever had, and quite different to anything I've had in Australia. Well worth it!

The location - when you first approach Maca Villas, you get a bit nervous. The road (if you could call it that) is terrible, full of pot holes and bumps you have to hold on!! Don't let this worry you as once you arrive at Maca Villas you quickly forget how you got there! The location is about a 10 minute drive into the main shopping strip in Seminyak (where Bintang supermarket is etc). There is a driver who can take you in at certain times, and it is very easy to catch a taxi back (costs approx. 35k so don't let them charge you more. Also say it is next to Villa Lumbung if they don't know it). There are quite a few other nice looking villas along the same road so easy to walk to if you want to try somewhere else for dinner.

Last, but certainly not least, the staff. Staff here really made our stay. They are all so friendly, helpful and just can't do enough for you. They were so wonderful with our daughter, always greeting her by name and playing little games with her. They would sometimes take her and show her around while we enjoyed a drink or meal in peace!! She just loved them, and will miss them at home! We got to know quite a few of the staff, especially in the restaurant, and really enjoyed learning about their lives and culture in Bali. Because it is a small resort, you get the kind of personal service that the larger resorts just couldn't offer. Often we were the only ones in the restaurant because we were up early thanks to our bub, so it gave us a chance to chat with the staff. Their English is excellent and we cannot speak more highly of them. I feel as if we have left friends behind.

Overall, you simply won't want to leave Maca Villas and Spa. You won't be disappointed and left wondering "perhaps we would have liked XYZ Villas better" - it's not possible! I cannot wait to return.

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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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4 Thank funlover_83
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Ika D, Director of Sales at Maca Villas & Spa, responded to this review, June 2, 2012
Dear Guests,
Thank you very much for taking your time to share your experience through Trip Advisor.
Such a compliment to read your review regarding of our facilities and services. The most important regarding of your comment about the bumpy road accessibility. We currently working on this together with others hotels and villa along the street and hoping the road project will be happening soon. Thank you and hope not be long to welcome you again. Best wishes.
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Property: Maca Villas & Spa
Address: Jalan Lebak Sari No.7 | Petitenget, Seminyak 80119, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Bali > Seminyak
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Seminyak
#8 Romantic Hotel in Seminyak
#17 Spa Hotel in Seminyak
#19 Luxury Hotel in Seminyak
#21 Family Hotel in Seminyak
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Maca Villas & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A tropical sanctuary for the sense’s featuring true luxury facilities and first-class guest services. Offering 23 One-bedrooms villas and 2 two-bedrooms villas designed for travelers who desire the utmost in privacy whilst also being just minutes away from the beach and the myriad of fine dining restaurants and nightlife venues that has made Seminyak world famous ... more   less 
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