Sweet boutique guesthouse
This sweet family-owned boutique guesthouse is just the ticket for a bit of quiet luxury in the backstreets of Sanur. A handful of different style and sized rooms open to a small, but inviting swimming pool within a pleasant compact walled compound.
Rooms are airy, tasteful and comfortable with a mix of Indonesian antiques and contemporary furnishings and decor. Air-con, ceiling fans, TV, DVD player, minibar, and mini safe are all standard, but rooms vary greatly in dimensions from minuscule standard rooms, really only suitable for a single traveller (who doesn’t need much space) to the generous family suite with its own full kitchen.
Beds, linens and towels are fine, fluffy and of the highest quality. Marble tiled hot-water ensuite bathrooms, are like the rooms, variable: tiny to spacious. Only two shaded sun lounges and a small shady bale furnish the pool area, but the larger rooms provide seating directly facing the pool. We were charmed by the intimate atmosphere, but rooms don’t offer a lot of privacy—you can see directly into each from the other, but sheer curtains help a little. Maintenance and cleanliness are spot on.
Breakfast is included in the rate, and a communal kitchen and barbecue are open for guests to use (or you can ask staff to cook). Water refills are available and staff mentioned they try to do their bit for the environment.
Staff are friendly and professional and seemed really keen to ensure guests stay is an experience that they would want to “kembali lagi” (return again). They can also arrange day trips and other services. Kembali Lagi Guesthouse is a 10-minute walk to the beach, or you can hire bicycles from the guesthouse. This would be an ideal spot for a group of friends, or a large family, although we would ensure that young kids could swim, as rooms open directly to pool. Deluxe, superior and family rooms offer better value than the tiny standard rooms. Be aware there is another hotel in Sanur with a similar name, so check you have the correct one.
Address: 36 Jalan Kesari, Sanur
T: (0361) 281 766;
Coordinates (for GPS): 115º15'34.38" E, 8º41'52.92" S
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Room rates: 400,000 to 1,000,000 Rp
What we were quoted as a walk-in.
|Standard double room||US$35||US$44|
|Deluxe double room||US$45||US$55|
|Superior double room||US$55||US$66|
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