Smart, modern flashpacker
Tucked away behind Kuta’s Bemo corner, The Pavilion Kuta is a compact, neat and smart flashpacker-style hotel housed in a triple-storey L-shaped block edging a small courtyard swimming pool.
Clean, tiled, air-con rooms offer comfortable beds, flatscreen “smart” TV, safe and tea-making facilities. The deluxe rooms add a desk, sofa and mini-fridge. Decor employs a fairly neutral palette, with dark modern-style wooden furniture, brightened with pops of orange in bed runners and cushions. Pretty inlaid mirrors and shell lamps add a dash of flair for this pricepoint. Basic modern-style ensuite hot-water bathrooms could do with a scrub at the edges, but are otherwise clean and functional. Sliding glass doors open to pleasant small furnished terraces and balconies overlooking the pool and foliage, however with a rowdy bunch in the pool rooms could be noisy.
The smallish pool is good for a splash about and the surrounding greenery makes it seem a world away from the busy streets nearby. If you’ve come to surf, The Pavilion Kuta offers storage for your board and if you have your own transport, a limited parking area. Breakfast is not included, but available all day for an additional charge. To get yourself looking good for a night out at the clubs, hairdryers, iron and ironing board are available to borrow.
The Pavilion Kuta is a good value, well located option, but you could also check out Transera Kamini, which offers slightly larger but possibly noisier rooms near Skygarden, or for a little more cash consider the spacious stylish modern rooms at Dekuta.
Address: 8 Jalan Theatre, Kuta
T: (0812) 3678 1160;
Coordinates (for GPS): 115º10'33.06" E, 8º43'22.31" S
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Room rates: 150,000 to 400,000 Rp
What we were quoted as a walk-in.
|Superior double room||320,000 rupiah||320,000 rupiah|
|Deluxe double room||380,000 rupiah||380,000 rupiah|
Sally spent twelve years leading tourists around Indonesia and Malaysia where she collected a lot of stuff. She once carried a 40kg rug overland across Java. Her house has been described as a cross between a museum and a library. Fuelled by coffee, she can often be found riding her bike or petting stray cats. Sally believes travel is the key to world peace.
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