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The Ulin Villas & Spa
Ranked #3 of 141 Hotels in Seminyak
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Barham, Australia
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29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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“Great location just off eat street”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2012

Ourselves and another couple spent 4 nights at Ulin Villas in a 2 bedroom villa. The villas were amazing with our own pool in a walled off oasis. The complimentary Balinese BBQ was a highlight, with the attention to detail and decoration incredible. The staff were extremely helpful, nothing was too much trouble. The drop off service was excellent whenever we wanted to go somewhere in local area.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Anthony J
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winawan, General Manager at The Ulin Villas & Spa, responded to this review, March 21, 2012
Dear “Anthony J”

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review about us on tripadvisor.com and we really appreciate it. We are happy to read that you loved your villa, the food (especially the BBQ), the attention to details and our team members that were extremely helpful to your every request. It was a pleasure having you at The Ulin Villas and Spa. We do look forward to welcoming you again on your next Bali visit.


Kind regards,

Wayan Winawan
General Manager
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2012

We (a family of 4 adults and 1 toddler) booked a 2-bedroom villa for 2 nights based on tripadvisor reviews. We had high expectations but ended up very disappointed. This was especially since we had an overall better stay at another villa (Ahimsa Beach Resort) a few days earlier at much lower cost. Had we not stayed at Ahimsa Beach, there would have been no basis for comparison and we might have liked the Ulin Villas better. So to explain my ratings, in my review I will be making some comparisons with Ahimsa Beach.

Excluding the spa (more on that below), the villa service was good for the most part. We booked the villa via email and reservation staff was helpful and quick in responding to our requests and questions. We were granted a discounted price that was better than any web site I could find, so we booked directly with them.

The rate included airport transfer and car service to nearby areas. The driver who transferred us from Ayana (our previous hotel) to the villa was friendly and spoke good English. When we passed by a chariot monument in Denpasar, we requested to stop by and take some pictures, and he was really helpful. Including the stop, the transfer took about an hour and it was a pleasant one. The other driver, who took us from the villa to the airport, however was not as courteous. While he certainly did his job and helped us with our luggage, there was a lack of smile. Even as we handed him our tip, he didn't wave us good-bye and just left without a word or smile... This made we wonder whether our tip (20000 rph) was too small, but I gave similar tip to other drivers and every one of them would show appreciation when receiving a tip, no matter what the amount was. Also, the villa cars were decent but not as clean and comfortable as the cars used by Ahimsa Beach. We planned a day tour to Ubud and we were glad we didn't book the tour with Ulin; instead we booked Dewa Marco who also had a more comfortable car and more courteous driver than Ulin, and at much lower price.

The reception staff were very friendly and helpful and on par with Ahimsa Beach, but some of the other staff (porter, serviceman etc) just performed their job in an indifferent manner, without the extra care that we would expect of a good 5-star service. For example, when the porter delivered the luggage to our villa, after he put down the last piece he just left without a word, without confirming with us that all pieces were received. All in all, I think the villa service in Ulin was good, but a bit inconsistent and not as good as the tripadvisor ratings hyped it up to be. The service in Ahimsa Beach was better overall.

The spa service, however, was a huge let down. We booked a 2-hour spa for two. The therapists' skills were nothing special, and their attitude was like total indifference. They never asked us how much pressure we would like for our massages, and started right off with a heavy pressure that made my wife cry in pain. Also the body scrub that was used on us was very cold, but they just poured all the scrub on our body without any warning, which made us shiver. They should have alerted us and applied a small amount initially. We had not taken spa elsewhere in this Bali trip, but we have had spas in comparable luxury resorts in other Southeast Asian countries (Thailand, Malaysia, Maldives, etc) and the Ulin spa was the worst experience among them.

Breakfast was okay, nothing special. On our first morning, we asked for our fried eggs to be cooked flip-over, but they were cooked well done. On our second morning, we stated specifically to the chef that the eggs were overcooked yesterday and we would like our eggs to be cooked flip-over but not well done, but they were still cooked well done. Apparently either the chef could not understand English well (despite she replied “okay” to our request), or she did not know how to fry the eggs the way we specified. The breakfast in Ahimsa Beach was not great, but better than this.

One of us was having birthday during our stay here, and they gave us a complimentary birthday cake. It was a chocolate cake that seemed nice at first, until we actually tasted it. With a texture more like sponge than cake, it was one of the most terrible cakes we had ever eaten, almost inedible that we had to spit it out. Since the cake was free, we could not complain much, but had it tasted just average we would have been very happy.

The villa was well-maintained and very clean, but it lacked the design and coziness that was the great point of Ahimsa Beach. The large bathtub was a plus, but bed and sofa were not as comfortable as Ahimsa Beach. The villa was comprised of three entirely separate pavilions: two bed rooms and a kitchen/living area. There were no covered walkways connecting the three pavilions. On rainless days this would be fine. But when it rained on our first day, we needed to use an umbrella whenever we walked between the kitchen and bedroom, and we found this troublesome. And worse, that night when we went to sleep, the rain stopped briefly and we forgot to bring the umbrella into the bedroom. There were only two umbrellas provided by the villa and we left them both in the living area. Later that night, we needed to go to the kitchen to get some hot water for our toddler's milk, and a thunderstorm was taking place. I tried to use a bath towel to protect myself, but I still got thoroughly wet. Since rain was common during the wet season, it would have been better if they had installed some kind of retractable awnings over the walkways connecting the pavilions. Ahimsa Beach did not have this problem, and their 2-bedroom villa easily won in terms of design and comfort.

We requested to set up a pool fence for our toddler safety, which was set up when we arrived. But the pool fence was rather tall and there was no gate in the fence, and an adult would need to stride over it to access the pool. We found it inconvenient and decided to ask them to remove it, and it took them a few hours before someone came to remove it. This wasn't terrible, but wasn't very efficient either. Ahimsa Beach clearly won here, their pool was still accessible with pool fence installed.

The pool was of a good size and really nice. On our second night, when it didn't rain and the sky was clear, we even managed to enjoy star gazing on an inflatable pool bed in the middle of the pool, a great experience. Ahimsa Beach's pool was nice too, but its size was a bit small. We found that the pool was the only part of the villa where Ulin was better than Ahimsa Beach.

As for the location, Ulin is next to many restaurants and shops, but the streets in Seminyak are messy and really unfriendly to families with toddlers, and it is impossible to navigate a stroller on the streets. Also it is not close to the beach. On the same location (even the same street), there are a lot of mid-range villas and Ulin has the highest price among them. So this is not really a 5-star location (otherwise all these mid-range villas could be considered having a 5-star location). In comparison, the Ahimsa Beach is close to the beach but nowhere near shops and restaurants (except the Jimbaran Bay seafood restaurants). But in the same location there are many high-end resorts e.g. Kayumanis and Jimbaran Puri which are just next door. The Ahimsa Beach is one of the cheaper options in its location. So I think while it depends on personal preference whether proximity to beach or shopping is more important, I will try to be objective here: based on the pricing of nearby hotels and villas, closeness to beach is considered to be a more important factor in determining the value of a location than closeness to shopping. Therefore, objectively I believe the Ahimsa Beach has a better location than Ulin.

This comes to the most decisive factor for my rating: the value. After discount at both villas, the price I paid for a two-bedroom for Ulin was about US $130 higher than Ahimsa Beach. While both villas are actually mid-range luxury villas, Ulin charges you high-end prices for it. We have noticed that in the past few years (and again this year), Ulin has significantly raised its price, at a margin much higher than other comparable villas, despite it is the same villa providing the same service as a few years ago. It is not like Ulin made a lot of renovations on their villas to warrant the huge price hike. Apparently, the price hike was entirely due to popularity and all the hype, driven by the owner's greed rather than a dedication to continually improve guest experience. So while Ulin might be excellent value two years ago, at the current price it is no longer good value. Ahimsa Beach definitely has better value, but one who does more research (rather than just looking at the villa with #1 ranking in tripadvisor) will probably find other nearby places with better value too.

The villa claims that there are no “hidden charges” in their pricing. But as we discovered, this is a lie. This is only true if you pay all your bills by USD cash (including any reservation deposit). If you pay by Rupiah cash or by credit card (in any currency), they will convert their USD prices to Rupiah using a reverse conversion rate that is highly unfavorable to you. We know that their rate is highly unfavorable because on the same day, we bought some wood carvings from a shop in Mas Village which had their items listed in USD prices, and when we paid by Rupiah the shop used a conversion rate that was about 4.5% better than the Ulin conversion rate. Basically, the Ulin conversion rate was as if we were buying USD from Rupiah at a rate worse than anywhere outside (that's what I meant by “reverse conversion”, i.e. buying USD from Rupiah, which tourists who come to Bali rarely need to do). We found this rather unreasonable since unlike a bank or exchange center, Ulin did not actually give us USD notes for our Rupiah, they just used our Rupiah to pay off their operating costs and would not need to perform any currency exchange themselves. So there is no reason for them to make profit from currency conversion like a bank or exchange center does, especially at such a high profit rate. Other hotels/villas may apply a 21% tax and service charge but that is not really hidden, everybody would notice it when booking a hotel/villa. But the reverse conversion charge incurred by Ulin is really hidden, you won't easily notice it unless you pay attention to exchange rates. And I suppose few guests would pay by USD cash, most of them would pay by Rupiah or by credit card. I think it would be acceptable if they make a 0.5% profit from conversion, but at over 4% profit, this just proves again that this business is entirely driven by greed.

I would not recommend staying here; instead I would recommend Ahimsa Beach, a much better villa at lower price. But if you want to stay here to see what the hype is all about, then do your wallet a favor and bring enough USD cash. Even if you are coming from within Indonesia, buy some USD cash from your local bank before staying here.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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7 Thank Anika C
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winawan, General Manager at The Ulin Villas & Spa, responded to this review, March 12, 2012
Dear “Anika C”

I wish to thank you for taking your valued time to write a very comprehensive review and sharing your observation about your recent stay with us. I have kindly noted that the overall service and our villas were meeting your expectation but not the price. All of our price and promotion are include tax, service charge and high season sure charge while other hotels may put them separately by the end of every bill.

In regard of the credit card payment, we apply the common practice in Indonesia and valid to every hotel that credit card payments are converted into Indonesian Rupiah according to the prevailing hotel exchange rate the day of processing. Differences in personal statement can occur and are due to the fluctuation of the Indonesian Rupiah and Bank processing time. This policy is requested by Indonesian monetary policy and it is clearly mentioned on the confirmation letter as well as on the terms and conditions available on our website.

We sincerely appreciate the comparison that you have made to other establishment you may have stayed before. It would be much more helpful if you could make comparison to other hotels in the area of Seminyak (same type and size of property) and not hotels or villas that are in other part of Bali. This would help to provide a better point of view on pricing as well as location.

We also have done some renovation and adding some new facilities to our villas. If you have stayed with us before, you should have noticed what have been changed and added. Please log in to our news letter and we will be very delighted to send you any updates or changes we had and what would in the future.

We highly value your feedback and will liaise with various departments in the hotel to address the points you raised. I am committed to ensuring we resolve each point you have made. In our quest for excellence, we are committed to providing our guests with the highest quality of service by continuously appraising the standards of our products and services. Please accept our most sincere apologies and our commitment to using your feedback to enhance the experience for all of our guests. Once again thank you very much for your review and we very much look forward to welcoming you back again to The Ulin Villas and Spa.


Warmest regards,


Wayan Winawan
General Manager
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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2012

We were lucky enough to spend 11 glorious nights here in a 2 bedroom villa ,end of Feb, early March. Where to begin. The Villas were magnificent. The Staff incredibly helpful and always smiling. The drivers - always on time and happy to pass on local knowledge. The Breakfasts - beautifully cooked and were more than happy to accommodate your requests. The Spa - glorious. Very professional. The cleaners - perfection . The level of detail I have never encountered before. The front desk ladies were extremely helpful and greeted you by name and with a wonderful smile. Location - right in the heart of Seminyak with wonderful shops and restaurants a 2 minute walk away. As testament to our wonderful experience, we have already booked our return visit for Xmas. Can hardly wait. Overall, I cannot find any negatives with the villas, staff, experience as a whole. Truly Brilliant

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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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1 Thank Deborah W
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winawan, General Manager at The Ulin Villas & Spa, responded to this review, March 12, 2012
Dear “Deborah W”

I am very delighted to read your review. I am pleased to hear that your stay was exceeded your expectation right from the villas, the staff members (the service and their friendliness), our drivers, the in villa breakfast, the spa, the cleanliness of your villa and of course our location. I will be very happy to share your post to them and I believe they would be delighted to read. I am happy to know that you have reserved your Christmas holiday with us and we can not wait to welcome you again soon. Once again, thank you very much for your review.

Warmest regards,

Wayan Winawan
General Manager
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2012

Spent 4 nites in a 3 bedroom villa w 6 of my girlfrens. Was my 40th girlie getaway!

From day 1 - online booking to the day we departed - great warm & friendly service!

We were blown away by the service, location, serenity of the villa. Loved the pool (good size)and living area where we mingled, laughed and swam. We were pampered by daily freshly cooked breakfast served in our own villa & the one BBQ dinner we had was out of this world. The villa was beautifully decorated for the evening event (i.e. the BBQ dinner) and the chef cooked the BBQ in front of us - lots to eat and great quality/taste!

Laudry service was good & very reasonably priced!
One -ve - A/C in the Master bedroom was not cold enough and lightings in each room could be improved.

We will be returning again!

A BIG THANK YOU to Wira & her wonderful team!

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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 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 PrincessS0116
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winawan, General Manager at The Ulin Villas & Spa, responded to this review, March 11, 2012
Dear “PrincessS0116”

Thank you very much for your review. It was an honor that you have chosen us for your 40th birthday getaway and I am very happy to hear that you loved your stay very much. Thank you very much for your high credit to our location which is just steps away from shops and all the “eat street” has to offer. The in villa BBQ is indeed a real bliss as every other guest also said. I am also delighted to note that you enjoyed the high level of service performed by our team members and also their friendliness. We are excited and hope to see you again soon on your future visit to The Ulin Villas and Spa.

Kind regards,

Wayan Winawan
General Manager
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Melbourne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2012

We just returned from 12 days in Bali with our 10 month old son and we stayed at Ulin for 7 nights- it was such a beautiful experience. I was told that the Balinese people were lovely and great with kids but you really have to experience it to believe it. They were amazing with our son- the cleaners, receptionist's, security guards, pool men, garden maintenance...everyone was so friendly towards us and our son. The staff were so helpful with recommendations on places to go and bookings for lunch/dinner- everything was always done with a smile and promptly. The free drop off service was invaluable and the added extras with our villa (comp massage, mini bar, bbq etc) were amazing. This was truly a 5 star experience and we would go back for sure. The babysitter that we had through the hotel was wonderful (and safe) and the grounds/our pool were always kept in immaculate condition. The only small thing I would say is that the food wasn't 5 star- it was great, don't get me wrong, but I did expect better. And I wasn't sure if there were cocktails available...if there were, perhaps a menu in the villa would have been good, we would have ordered plenty!!
Overall, amazing- loved every minute of it and it would be great for families/couples/anyone.
Thank you to Wayan and his team- please send our regards to everyone and Zachy misses them all!

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  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 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 Resortstyle
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winawan, General Manager at The Ulin Villas & Spa, responded to this review, February 27, 2012
Dear “Resortstyle”

I wish to thank you for taking some of your valuable time to write your review. I am happy to read that your first family Bali holiday was enjoyable and was one of your most beautiful experiences. I thank you also for your high credit toward the friendliness of our team members and the level of service that they performed. I highly value your comments on the foods and please accept our commitment to use your comments to persistently increase our standard of services. Thank you very much and see you again on your future Bali holiday.

Warmest regards,

Wayan Winawan
General Manager
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2012

My partner and i stayed at this villa for 3 nights based on all the reviews on Trip Advisor. If only we could have afforded more nights, we would have stayed longer!
BOOKING PROCESS:
I remember pretty much from day one when i started organising the booking (2-3 months beforehand), all email replies were prompt, friendly, straight forward, flexible, and importantly, i could understand their english! It was a very easy process.
VILLA LOCATION:
The villa is located off a side street, very close to the main roads in Seminyak. It was VERY easy to just leave your villa and end up at a number of restaurants, clothing shops or the local convenience store! It was around a 3min walk!
ACCOMODATION:
The villa was a 1BR and had everything we needed. Every room was clean, no mould or rubbish around here! There was a private pool which we used every day to cool off, a mini bar which was refilled daily, daily cooked breakfast where you had about 15-20 different options, a very comfortable bed with mosquito netting, clear TV reception with lots of local and western channels, and a fantastic outdoor bath tub and shower. If you're lazy to go get food, they have room service although we didnt make use of this. They offer you a free car ride to any destination within Kuta or Seminyak which we both found really handy! Its just added convenience! There was only one time where we couldnt take advantage of this but only because we were impatient and caught a taxi instead of waiting for the driver to come back. They offer spa treatments here too but we didnt consider it.
STAFF:
We encountered about 3-4 different staff members in reception during our stay who were all very smiley, friendly and helpful. Even the cleaners that you saw occasionally felt like they had to go out of their way to be super friendly to you and say HI! I couldnt really fault the staff at all. Speaking of the cleaners, they were absolute ninjas when it came to cleaning your villa! We'd be out either in the morning or at night and they'd be in to clean quick smart without you even being aware they were there. Don't know where they came from but they were very efficient!!
OVERALL:
I expected the #1 rating villa in Seminyak and i felt like i got it. Although in saying that, this was our first time staying at a villa before so we can't really compare it properly. All i can say is that i wish i had more $$$ and more time so i could stay longer! I would never have any problems coming back to this place again. If i had to pick out a few things - i wish i got toast with my breakfast rather than having to ask for it. Personally i find it weird to eat eggs without toast? And when i did ask for it, it was just plain white bread...a little boring imo considering the price you pay to stay here. Also, part of the reason why i didnt consider the spa treatments was because i felt it was a bit pricey. Yes you get 25% off for staying at the villa but it pretty much gets put back on due to the 21% govt + service charges! When i compared the price to back home as well as what the going rate for Bali is, i didnt feel it was really enticing! But seriously, small things im picking on that don't really matter.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 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 Beekool
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winawan, General Manager at The Ulin Villas & Spa, responded to this review, February 27, 2012
Dear “bekool”

I wish to sincere thank you for a very comprehensive review and observation of your recent visit to The Ulin Villas and Spa right from the booking process to the every details of your stay. I am delighted to know you thoroughly enjoyed your stay and to hear that you have made the most of your holiday. We are conveniently located steps away from an array of restaurants and funky shops. We are also blessed to have such dedicated team members who at all time go out their way to ensure our guest is happy. We highly value your comments upon our breakfast menu to have toast on every menu selection. We serve over almost 16 selections of menu, from Indonesian, Asian, Western and our special creation of breakfasts. Some of them may not come with toast however we would be delighted to add them with our pleasure. Once again, thank you very much for your review and very much look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Kind regards,

Wayan Winawan
General Manager
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Herndon, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2012

We stayed in Ulin Villas for eight days at the beginning of February, 2012 and found our Villa to be a clean, relaxing and comfortable place to stay. The staff are as helpful and friendly as anyone could ask, and the response to requests of them are taken care of immediately. The breakfast is very nice with a good selection of items, that are brought to your Villa at the time you desire. The package we had included a massage for two, a barbecue on one evening and a full day tour, with driver. WELL worth the price! In the past, we have stayed at the Four Seasons at Jimbaran and Sayan, and although they are a little more upscale, the value at Ulin Villa would make us return there every time. Ulin Villa is literally steps away from good restaurants - there are at least a dozen within a couple of blocks. Various shopping opportunities are also steps away. All this is close by, yet we never heard a sound from the outside while in our Villa. You can't go wrong with a stay here.

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  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Helpful?
Thank jacombs70
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winawan, General Manager at The Ulin Villas & Spa, responded to this review, February 25, 2012
Dear “jacombs70”

Thank you very much for taking your valued time to share your review of your most recent stay with us. I am very delighted to know your stay was wonderful, relaxing and enjoyable. We sincerely appreciate your high credit to our staff on their friendliness and the service rendered during your stay. I am very proud about them. We are very happy that The Ulin Villas and Spa exceeded your every possible needs and expectations. We are excited and look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Happy days,

Wayan Winawan
General Manager
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Property: The Ulin Villas & Spa
Address: Jl. Merta Sari, Seminyak Kuta 80361, Indonesia
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Location: Indonesia > Bali > Seminyak
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Seminyak
#3 Luxury Hotel in Seminyak
#5 Family Hotel in Seminyak
#5 Romantic Hotel in Seminyak
#17 Business Hotel in Seminyak
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Ulin Villas & Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
For the ultimate Bali holiday experience in the heart of the evolving Seminyak lifestyle district, The Ulin Villas & Spa is the place to be. This multi award-winning villa retreat puts you in the vicinity of world-class restaurants, vibrant boutiques and after-dark hotspots on the beach. It is located just off Bali's famous "Eat Street" where everyone comes to enjoy food, fashion and fun. Following its recent aesthetic refurbishment, The Ulin Villas & Spa reinterprets contemporary Balinese design through customized interiors and luxurious touches. Each villa is a tropical sanctuary cocooned within a native garden featuring its own private swimming pool and essential modern home comforts. At The Ulin Villas & Spa, we understand the importance of relaxation and spending quality time with loved ones. Trained in the art of Balinese hospitality, our team is on hand to ensure that all of your needs are taken care of with a warm smile and a few friendly words to enrich your stay. The Ulin Villas & Spa is another exclusive property managed by Karaniya Experience. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
The Ulin Villas And Spa
The Ulin Villas Hotel Seminyak
The Ulin Villas & Spa Bali/Seminyak

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