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The Samara

Jalan Kajeng, Ubud 80571 Indonesia
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#39 of 381 hotels in Ubud
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Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travellers visiting Ubud, The Samara is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its romantic environment and proximity to great restaurants and attractions, The Samara makes it easy to enjoy the best of Ubud.

The Samara is a romantic hotel offering a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a minibar in the rooms, and it is easy to stay connected during your stay as free wifi is offered to guests.

The hotel features 24 hour front desk, room service, and a concierge. Plus, guests can enjoy a pool and free breakfast, which have made this a popular choice among travellers visiting Ubud. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available.

Close to some of Ubud's most popular landmarks, such as Subak Juwuk Manis (Ubud Rice Field) (0.3 mi) and Ubud Kajeng Rice Fields Walk (0.3 mi), The Samara Hotel is a great destination for tourists.

Ubud has plenty of Chinese restaurants. So when you’re here, be sure to check out popular spots like Warung Pondok Madu, Paddy Point, and Hongalia, which are serving up some great dishes.

Looking to explore? Then look no further than Campuhan Ridge Walk (0.6 mi), which is a popular Ubud attraction – and it is conveniently located within walking distance of the hotel.

Whether you’re travelling for business, pleasure or both, The Samara is sure to make your visit to Ubud one worth remembering.

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Children's television networks
Highchairs available
Paid public parking nearby
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Bicycles available
Bicycle tours
Walking tours
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Neck massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Room service
Seating area
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Indonesian, Italian
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jenviajera wrote a review Apr 2020
Tuscany, Italy152 contributions32 helpful votes
Everything was great. The peaceful location minutes away from Ubud market, walkable or a quick scooter ride away (provided by the villa.) There is nothing like the views and sounds of the rice paddy fields at sunrise and dusk. Pro tip: one of my favorite places to shop in Bali were the shops on the road leading up to the villas near Threads of Life (Ubud market was closed due to COVID-19 precautions.) At the villa there were many choices for breakfast, with plenty of fresh fruits and pastries. The restaurant on site prepares Italian and Indonesian food. In the evenings I got room service and the meals were tasty and fresh. Rooms and common area were stylish, clean, and well maintained. We felt like we were home there with the welcoming owners and staff. We liked it so much that we returned again after staying in Seminyak for two weeks. Grazie di tutto e ci torneremo in futuro!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Ashley M wrote a review Mar 2020
Houston, Texas17 contributions7 helpful votes
We had a wonderful stay at The Samara! They picked us up from the airport which is nice as it is a 1 hour + ride (complimentary if you stay 3+ nights and book directly with them). The hotel is only accessible by foot or motor bike. The walk from the hotel to town is about 10-15 minutes. Overall the rooms were very nice, we liked the outdoor shower and the pool. The pool was wonderful, every time we used it we were the only guests at the pool! The staff are all very nice. We did the Mount Batur sunrise trek and arrived after breakfast, but they still let us have breakfast in the restaurant. They also made us a breakfast box the day we left. Overall it was nice to stay a few minutes out of Ubud and enjoy nature and the rice fields.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
nishthak87 wrote a review Mar 2020
Melbourne, Australia106 contributions39 helpful votes
We loved our stay here. The staff our lovely and the hotel is very nice and secluded. Breakfast was included and was homely. Our room was made up basically every time we went out and came back which was highly appreciated. Location is slightly away but they have a free shuttle and they give you a nice little small phone so you can give them a call when you need a ride back. My only little gripe was that their deluxe rooms are on the ground floor which means that staff and other guests can look inside your room through the glass panel on the front door, but it wasn't a very big deal as its a small property.
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Date of stay: February 2020
Lalibela05 wrote a review Jan 2020
Sydney, Australia25 contributions22 helpful votes
Arriving at midnight and hopping on the back of a scooter for the short trip to Samara was a fun way to start our stay! With two older teenagers I booked the two bedroom villa, which was essentially a one bedroom villa on the ground floor and another one bedroom villa on top with a decent size pool overlooking the rice paddies. The villa lay-out exceeded our expectation allowing privacy for parents and teenagers! I loved that it was a small intimate resort, we only ever saw other guests at breakfast. Having stayed in other places around Ubud over the years, what is amazing about Samara is that you can walk to town in 15 or so minutes or be there on a scooter in 5 - no problems with "the traffic'! Having a phone to arrange pick-ups was so easy. Special mention to Menuh who was amazingly helpful from initial enquiry to when we left.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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eLoweeee wrote a review Dec 2019
Singapore, Singapore208 contributions6 helpful votes
We checked in to our villa room with a private pool attached and it was so good. The children get to swim every morning and they are enjoying it. The resort provides motorbike services (24hours) to the main road and this is so cool for the children as this is the first time for them to ride motorcycles and they are loving it. Everyday we will wake up to this beautiful view and the food provided by the resort is super yummy. And also there’s a restaurant (Dolce Arancia) by the resort and they served really good food too. We had it at ubud central. There was once we have our clothes hang out and it was raining, the staff is really nice and helpful. They helped us keep our clothes indoor. Overall the stay is very good for us and our whole family really enjoy it. Thank you for the hospitality and the staff is very helpful and friendly.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
US$67 - US$127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Samara
Which popular attractions are close to The Samara?
Nearby attractions include Threads of Life (0.5 km) and Subak Juwuk Manis (Ubud Rice Field) (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Samara?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at The Samara?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Samara?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at The Samara?
Yes, free parking and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Samara?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Grill @ Luxe, Sweet Orange Warung, and Cafe Pomegranate.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Samara?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does The Samara have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Samara offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is The Samara located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Ubud.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Samara?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Samara?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, Italian, and Indonesian.