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Desa Sanctuary, The Village

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 3 December 2010

Rumah Tinggi at Desa Sanctuary was our home for 8 nights while staying in Ubud. While we enjoyed staying at Desa Sanctuary and in our room, we wished that some things were different. In the room... Balcony outside the door was small but functional. We ate breakfast out there a couple of times. For the bench I used a couch...

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Reviewed 27 November 2010

We stayed for 5 nights in late Oct. We booked 2 of the smaller Joglos which were still very comfortable. Rooms [Joglos] - were very unique, clean and comfortable. Staff were lovely - from Didi who took the booking, to our beautiful breakfast cook, to the "boys" and of course Taman and her husband Nengah. Nengah drove for us when...

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Ruaudin, France
Reviewed 12 November 2010

Perfect place to stay in Ubud, there is just 5 little houses and in the middle a swimming pool. It's really quiet, clean and in the indonesian style. The staff is really nice and ready to help you everytime. There is nice ricefields around the hotel. It's a little bit far from the city center by walk but with a...

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Jakarta
Reviewed 16 October 2010

I stayed at Joglo Saraswati for 2 nights. I arrived pretty late (blame the flight) so the regular nearby restaurants (who always delivered to this hotel) rejected my offer. The staff however generously let me open the hotel main fridge and let me have some breads. When I read the villa/house description on the website, I thought that the house...

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Rollerbagging across South America
Reviewed 13 October 2010

Desa Sanctuary (or known as Rumah David to locals) was a great find in Ubud. It's a "village" of about 5 apartment/villas of varying sizes, each with their own indoor/outdoor bathrooms and kitchenettes, all sharing a common pool in the center. There's wifi everywhere and it was a respectable speed. We stayed in the treetop one in the back overlooking...

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Southfield, MI
Reviewed 13 September 2010

My wife and I stayed in one room/house (one of the smaller ones worth $50 a night), my parents stayed in another one that was also $50 a night. They were great value, the place is very clean, the staff are very nice. The pool is fantastic and pretty much you can feel like it is yours as there are...

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Boston
Reviewed 31 August 2010

No need for your lonely planet guide here as your new acquired ex pats have all that one needs for your pampered stay in the land of Bali enchantment. Image your own cottage next to a pool with a personal guide at your finger tips. The yogurt local fruit breakfast was my fav but they also can indulge your sweet...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 30 July 2010

I've visited Bali often since living there for a year in 1973. I'm going back with my daughter for two weeks in October and we'll be staying for two weeks at Desa Sanctuary in Pengosekan. As Ubud has become more crowded and noisy over the years, it's become important for me to stay in a small place that combines modern...

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London
Reviewed 21 July 2010

I had the most beautiful time stayiing in Desa Sanctuary! I stayed in the largest house, and absolutely adored it. The main bedroom is stunning, large and spacious with high ceilings and beautiful Balinese furniture and design, the most wonderful bathroom with shower - half of the windows glazed so you are covered, but the top half open i.e. no...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 20 July 2010

No frills but super clean and new. Perfect Ubud experience. I don't regret staying here as opposed to any hotel, especially for the price! it's slightly farther from Ubud but just slightly!! don't be discouraged and stay here

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wonderland In Bali has Ubuds best kept secret Villa's. RiverView Villa is the Grand Dame of them all. Imagine waking up to the sound of the rushing river. Our home is perched in the tree tops, sharing the same views as the Maya Ubud, a five star resort. Eat, Dine and Rejuvenate. Our staff can provide traditional and contemporary meals served to your pleasure. A spacious grande room with ironwood floors throughout, is the perfect place for relaxing, yoga, reading & dining. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Desa Sanctuary, The Village

Address: Jalan Pengosekan | Pejeng Kawan, Gianyar Bali, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Bali > Ubud
Price Range: RM155 - RM443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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Desa Sanctuary, The Village Hotel Ubud
Desa Sanctuary, The Village Ubud, Bali
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“For a short stay for 2 people Rumah Tinggi was lovely. It was a little elevated so quite private. For a longer stay, for 2 people, the bungalow below Rumah Tinggi was also looked very comfortable. For a group of people the big houses looked superb. However, all the 5 options were excellent. Personally I wouldn't choose a room/villa next to a swimming pool.”
 of 5 bubbles ChCm504292, 10 Mar 2014 | Read review
“each joglo is a different size so it depends on how many of you are travelling.”
 of 5 bubbles 942Linda, 4 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Each has its own charm!”
 of 5 bubbles HeatherfromCanada, 16 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Rumah Tinggi is comfortable for 2 people and likely has the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles rhiannonw2013, 30 Jul 2013 | Read review
“all are great, question of size. kampung does not have much outdoor space, it is fully enclosed whereas the other houses are open on the ground floor with bedroom enclosed upstairs. very charming arrangement to live with open walls.”
 of 5 bubbles ursfath, 5 Jul 2013 | Read review
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