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Sensational view, but a bit grimy

Jalan Raya Kedisan, Penelokan T: (0366) 52 467 (0813) 3866 0295 (0878) 6256 4688

Amerta Sari

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Despite looking a little tired, rundown and in need of a solid clean, Amerta Sari is a family run friendly hotel with a pretty garden and an amazing view of the Batur area. Rooms come in Deluxe and Superior flavours, with the latter being the better deal — if you can cope with the steep stairs.

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The offerings are are huge and light filled, with traditional Balinese styling including ornate doors and carved wooden furniture. King size beds almost look small in the space and while the mattresses are comfortable, the sheets are stained, and didn’t look so clean. Beds in some rooms have mosquito nets, but not all, however there didn’t seem to be any mozzies about — nets appeared more decorative than functional. As with the sheets, the floors too had seen better days.

The four Superior rooms are housed in a double-storey building, with sliding glass doors and simple bathrooms. While basic, the bathrooms have good strong hot water showers and views of Gunung Batur — yes from the shower! The one we viewed was full of ants, which wasn’t so great.

Deluxe rooms are under the street level restaurant and enjoy better styling in the bathrooms, but they’re still fairly basic fare — if a little cleaner. In both styles, rooms have large furnished balconies, and on the ground floor they’re even bigger, perfect to sit back and admire the volcano in all its awesomeness.

The large attached restaurant serves the included breakfast — it was busy in the morning with non guests, but a ghost town at night.

Mum, Dad and the kids that run Amerta Sari are warm, and friendly and can help with transport and tours. The hotel is right on a bend in the road, with very noisy traffic from passing trucks — bring earplugs. Overall, this is a good flashpacker option if you don’t mind a little grime (bring a sleep sheet) and has one of the best views in the area.

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Walk-in rates at Amerta Sari

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Superior double room
300,000 rupiah
300,000 rupiah
Deluxe double room
500,000 rupiah
500,000 rupiah
Room: Superior double room, low season: 300,000 rupiah, high season 300,000 rupiah. Notes:
Room: Deluxe double room, low season: 500,000 rupiah, high season 500,000 rupiah. Notes:

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Where is Amerta Sari

Amerta Sari
Jalan Raya Kedisan, Penelokan
T: (0366) 52 467 (0813) 3866 0295 (0878) 6256 4688
Coordinates (for GPS): 115º21'53.62" E, 8º16'57.24" S
Room rates: 150,000 to 400,000 Rp

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