Modern resort with great pool
Padmasari Hotel is a fairly standard modern-style beachfront resort with a sensational large infinity pool looking out to sea, and the pick of a row of similar resorts along the strip west of central Lovina.
Forget the poor value superior rooms which are small, roadside and have no view. Go instead for the deluxe or better, if your budget stretches. Rooms are mostly housed in a simple modern brick double-storey building overlooking the pool with a couple of suite rooms to the side. Interiors are spacious with minimalist modern dark furniture in neutral tiled rooms. It’s comfortable, inoffensive but a tad bland, equipped with all the amenities you would expect.
Bathrooms are clean and fresh, but the rooms we viewed didn’t have tubs.
The winner in this resort is the swimming pool — a vast square of seductive blue. A covered bale and umbrella-shaded sun lounges are appealing places to chill out. Grab a cocktail from the bar and watch the sun set over the Bali Sea. The on-site restaurant serves an included breakfast. While the restaurant is often not operational in quiet season for other meals, Padmasari Hotel operate a free shuttle bus to central Lovina where there’s a selection of restaurants, so you won’t starve.
Address: Jalan Raya Seririt-Singaraja, Kaliasem
T: (0362) 343 5750; (0362) 41947;
Coordinates (for GPS): 115º0'32.39" E, 8º10'0.71" S
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Room rates: 400,000 to 1,000,000 Rp
What we were quoted as a walk-in.
|Superior double room|
|430,000 rupiah||540,000 rupiah|
|Deluxe double room|
++. Super deluxe beach view: 660,000/830,000++ rupiah.
|470,000 rupiah||600,000 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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