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Very good

based on 1455 reviews
  • Cleanliness 7.7
  • Facilities 8.2
  • Location 7.5
  • Room Comfort/Standard 7.9
  • Service 7.9
  • Value for money 7.7
  • Food/Dining 7.1

Graeme O.
June 26, 2012
The Real Bali
Ambience, room size and fittings, on the beach, outdoor feature evenings,friendly staff,architecture
A pleasure to walk up the steep stone stairway under high,traditionally thatched bamboo pagodas into the high roofed vault of the lobby. This is how Bali is pictured but not often found today.The aesthetics continue as you are led through tiled walkways dotted with gardens, fish pools and stone carvings.Carved timber furniture,supports, pagolas all add to the traditional ambience. A tree and palm lined pool sits in the shadows of the elevated restaurant which looks out to the sea.The staff welcome you like a long lost friend and make you feel like an honoured guest in a palace.It feels like a dream ; but it isn't.

Debashish B.
June 26, 2012
Secluded hotel with traditional look
location on the beach; room privacy; spacious; helpful staff
we spent a few days of our bali holiday in the grand balisani suites. this is an interesting hotel which is located right on the beach (albeit not a very pretty beach). they have a nice pool and grass lawn overlooking the sea to lounge around in. the rooms offer great privacy and are quite spacious and comfortable. the location is close to the semiyak nightlife and shopping though it is a bit of a cab ride. cabs are cheap so that's not too much of a problem. the inhouse dining options are also quite inexpensively priced and have a decent range of options to chose from.

Marc T.
United States
June 25, 2012
Great experience for the price
Nice pool, friendly staff
I spent 4 nights there with a friend of mine and we had a great time. Location is convenient to many local shops that are accessible via a scooter. It gives you more of a real Bali experience than some of the higher end resort hotels on the island. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Room was nice, nothing over the top, but was clean and spacious. The have an onsite massage for ~$10 USD for 1hr which was great, but there are actually tons of masssage places in the area for half that price as well. Food was ok, nothing special. You have to pay for Wifi in the room, but it is free in the lobby. With that said, the wifi in the lobby is not that strong, so don't expect to stream videos, can really just read email and articles online only.

Daniel R.
June 22, 2012
Great staff, great locale, just go there!!
Wonderful staff, fantastic breakfasts, great location.
This is our 5th visit to grand balisani, and it is just lovely. Such accommodating staff, beautiful location and great eateries within walking distance. The rooms are spacious, clean and comfortable. Looking forward to our next stay!!

Emma C.
June 21, 2012
Lovely hotel, nice location
close proximity to bars/ restaurants
I enjoyed my time at this hotel and would look to stay there next time i travel to Bali.

Katie W.
United Kingdom
June 18, 2012
Fantastic Resort, location and awesome breakfast
Breakfast, pool area, spa treatments and surf breaks
Traveling with a 20 month old this place was great. Surf breaks lined up and down beach and allot quiter than neighbouring kuta, legion or Seminyak. The roads are not great but you can walk along the beach to everywhere. There is a great warung about 100 metres away on the beach as well. The maintinence to this place is great the gardens and fish ponds are lovely. Cleanliness is fantastic. The only thing negative I'd say is a few of the reception staff are a bit unfriendly, not rude but have a bit of a cant be bothered attitude. The rest of the place makes up for it though.

Laurence S.
United States
June 18, 2012
On beach but older struggling hotel
location on beach, nice pool
older hotel. probably was very nice at some point. maintenance has not been good. our bed had termites in it, leaving droppings on the floor. hotel is cutting corners (probably to cut costs): no cushions on day beds or many of the seats, no extras in room, breakfast has very little meat compared to all other palces we stayed at...etc service reasonable except for "activities" folks who pestered for us to join evening bbq/dance. result was we did not feel like doing it. grounds a little bit run down but acceptable. pool area is pleasant. beach is very nice and huge. extra bed was pretty ratty. given that there was an extra charge for it, effort could have been made to improve its condition. hotel not actually at seminyak as claimed, but more removed to the north, in next village. would not consider this a 4 star as advertized.

Kellie-Jane P.
June 13, 2012
great location on the beach but average breakfast
nice big room, good shower, right on the beach
helpful and friendly staff, breakfast average, dreadful 'live' music around the pool!

Louise S.
June 09, 2012
great location
deep pool with an attended pool bar!
we were really happy with our stay and intend to revisit this hotel. basically the price reflects what you get - there is obvious disrepair around the place, but the traditional feel, beautiful gardens, really fantastic staff and brilliant location make up for it. we usually stay in private-pool villas and were really happy with this as a low-cost alternative as long as you take into account you are a long way from the action and if thats what you're going for there are very similar hotels just by the discovery plaza ( the beach here is better though) the crappy wi-fi was disappointing however, and difficult to understand why this was the case other than you can pay to use the business centre computers.........

Sandra H.
New Zealand
June 08, 2012
Beautiful suite wonderful service.
Close to beach,close to Legian for shopping everything for luxury and comfort in the facility.
we arrived late due to delayed flight.staff offered us something to eat straight away.suite was beautifully cleaned every day.massages at the hotel were amazing.restaruant was great.service was impeccable.