Photo: Gorgeous outlook from upstairs at Karang Sari.

Karang Sari Guesthouse

Bright and modern, or historical charm

Jalan Kayuputih-Munduk, Munduk T: (0821) 4484 4844, (0819) 9967 8944  karangsari_guesthouse@yahoo.com
http://www.karangsari-guesthouse.com

Karang Sari Guesthouse

Friendly, family-run Karang Sari offers two styles of rooms: airy and modern, some with views (Frangipani), or cheaper in an original colonial Dutch house, sans view (Bougainvillea).


The large modern rooms are better value, as the older rooms are a little rundown, however they have plenty of historical charm. Modern rooms are housed in a two-storey and a four-storey building facing a spacious grassy garden, punctuated with flowering shrubs and an open-style restaurant pavilion overlooking Munduk’s western valley.

Charm in abundance at the old house.

Charm in abundance at the old house. Photo: Sally Arnold

As the garden is rather expansive, lower rooms have garden views, and you can’t see beyond to the valley. Higher floors take in the amazing valley views. You can live out your deluded royal fantasies in fancy ornately carved wooden four-poster beds with fitted tasselled mosquito nets and matching bedside tables in some rooms — rather grand for a simple guesthouse. White walls are a bit scuffed, and could do with a fresh coat of paint in the otherwise clean tiled rooms. Spotless ensuite bathrooms are simple and provide hot-water showers. Furnished balconies have comfortable wooden chairs and a side table. Rooms in the four-storey building have adjoining doors between a twin and double, making it a good option for families. We liked room six on the western side of the building as it has lots of light with a large picture window at the side and a great valley view although the lovely (and honest) owner mentioned that that room gets a bit of traffic noise.

Lovely gardens.

Lovely gardens. Photo: Sally Arnold

Rooms in the colonial-era building provide similar yet more authentic furnishings. These rooms could be lovely, but we found them a bit dark and dank. Bathroom tiles, although clean, are stained and unappealing and bathrooms had a bit of a funky smell. Nevertheless, there’s a certain appeal and atmosphere about them; history buffs will enjoy.

The twin room.

The twin room. Photo: Sally Arnold

Rates include a simple breakfast and WiFi and the owner said that customers can “nego”, so ask for a discount. As it says on their business card “come as a guest, stay as family”, and we got the impression that isn’t false advertising. Meme Surung Homestay and Guru Ratna also have rooms in original colonial-era houses, some with views.


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Last updated on 31st July, 2016.


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Karang Sari Guesthouse
Jalan Kayuputih-Munduk, Munduk
T: (0821) 4484 4844, (0819) 9967 8944 
karangsari_guesthouse@yahoo.com
http://www.karangsari-guesthouse.com

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