Jungle Jungle Jungle
Alam Terrace Cottages’ street-level reception area all but obscures some great jungle and pool views — the real drawcard of this place; a steep stone staircase leads to the hotel, built into the river escarpment below.
Very friendly staff promise they will carry guests’ luggage.
Lush jungle is everywhere. An attractive curtain of creepers hangs from the double and triple-storey cement blocks. All rooms are glass fronted and boast fabulous views — centre level rooms near the river are particularly appealing. Tiled rooms are clean and modern, if a tad bland, appointed with simple modern-styled wooden furniture. Large beds have crisp white sheets with contrasting pillows and bed-runners. Standard rooms are fan-cooled. Superior have air-con and more furniture while deluxe adds a minibar and TV. Free WiFi is available throughout. Incongruously to the otherwise inoffensive style, the walls are decorated with awkwardly small mass-produced paintings that tackily display large price tags. Bathrooms are clean and follow the modern styling of the rest of the room, some with tubs, all with hot water.
Balconies are furnished with tables and chairs. An included breakfast can be served here or in the small restaurant by the pool. The long blue lap pool stretches towards the river surrounded by greenery. A handful of sun-loungers and a shady pavilion offer a place to soak up the jungle ambience. Alam Terrace Cottages is at the end of a lane, midway along Jalan Bisma near Frangipani Bungalow and Tanah Semujan Bungalow. All three are signposted on Jalan Bisma.
Address: Jalan Bisma, Ubud
T: (0361) 977 930;
Coordinates (for GPS): 115º15'25.03" E, 8º30'48.63" 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||400,000 rupiah||400,000 rupiah|
|Superior double room||500,000 rupiah||500,000 rupiah|
|Deluxe double room||630,000 rupiah||630,000 rupiah|
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