Bali is a perfect destination to relax and enjoy its varied attractions. So why not give yourself a treat and enjoy a good hotel? There are truly spectacular accommodations on the island. And the best of all is that you don’t need to spend a fortune to enjoy them. We present the 20 best hotels in Bali with options for all budgets. We have separated the hotels into three categories: luxury, mid-priced and cheap.
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- BEST 20 HOTELS IN BALI
- BEST LUXURY HOTELS IN BALI
- 1. Mandapa a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Ubud
- 2. Viceroy Bali, Ubud
- 3. The Udaya Resort & Spa, Ubud
- 4. COMO Shambhala Estate, one of the best luxury hotels in Bali
- 5. Padma Resort Ubud, Payangan
- 6. InterContinental Bali Resort, one of the best hotels in Bali near the airport
- 7. The St. Regis Bali Resort, Nusa Dua
- 8. The Apurva Kempinski Bali, Nusa Dua
- 9. Suarga Padang Padang, Uluwatu
- 10. Munduk Modling Plantation Nature Resort & Spa, Munduk
BEST 20 HOTELS IN BALI
BEST LUXURY HOTELS IN BALI
1. Mandapa a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Ubud
This hotel is a paradise surrounded by rice fields with a Balinese temple within the complex. In addition, the Ayung River runs through the resort, creating the perfect setting for a romantic dinner. All rooms have a very elegant traditional style and a terrace where you can enjoy nature. Some have private pool.
It is undoubtedly one of the best hotels in Bali to immerse yourself in a natural environment full of luxuries. And to touch the center of Ubud, the coolest city on the island. That yes, the exclusivity has a price, from 700€ the night. A perfect treat for special occasions.
2. Viceroy Bali, Ubud
Unlike other more secluded resorts, Viceroy Bali is just 5 minutes from the center of Ubud. Therefore, it is great for couples who want to combine relaxing moments at the hotel with cultural activities. They offer an experience of pure luxury, taking care of every detail to the maximum. Thus, it seems to us one of the best hotels in Bali to celebrate a honeymoon. They organize romantic dinners, flower baths, massages for couples… There are rooms from 500€ per night.
3. The Udaya Resort & Spa, Ubud
You’ve probably seen bathtubs decorated with flowers on Instagram. The Udaya has become quite a reference for enjoying a bath with flowers in Bali. Their open-air baths surrounded by palm trees are pure fantasy. In addition, they have a spa with relaxing treatments and organize yoga sessions.
The rooms and common areas have a traditional style. There are also villas with private pool where they serve a floating breakfast of scandal. And the best part is the price, starting at €150 per night!
4. COMO Shambhala Estate, one of the best luxury hotels in Bali
Not only is it among the best hotels in Bali, but it strikes us as the most impressive resort on the island. It is located 10 kilometers from Ubud, but it looks like another galaxy designed for you to relax. For example, there are several pools surrounded by greenery, rooms with dreamy terraces, open-air baths, relaxation areas by the river and restaurants for all tastes.
Beyond the level of facilities, they organize a lot of activities focused on the well-being of guests. You can do yoga sessions, pilates, fitness, bike tours through the rice paddies or hikes through the volcanoes. There are also specialists in acupuncture, reflexology or Ayurveda. You can stay in this paradise from €400 per night.
5. Padma Resort Ubud, Payangan
This resort has a privileged location north of Ubud, perfect for discovering the heart of the island. It is surrounded by tropical forest that you can contemplate from all rooms and from its 90-meter infinity pool. It has very modern facilities, including everything you need not to leave the resort: gym, restaurants and even a children’s club. Rooms start at €180 per night.
6. InterContinental Bali Resort, one of the best hotels in Bali near the airport
If you don’t want to waste time on transfers to get to a great hotel, InterContinental Bali Resort is for you 😉 It’s only a 15-minute drive from the airport, but once you arrive you’ll feel like you’re inside a different universe. This resort looks like a real palace. It has several swimming pools with jets, tennis courts, a spa with sauna, culinary events and a library. The service is also impeccable.
7. The St. Regis Bali Resort, Nusa Dua
St. Regis Bali Resort is one of the best beachfront hotels in Bali. It has a beach section with private loungers and umbrellas. The suites are incredible, with very elegant Balinese-style decor and some have private pools. The common areas are not far behind, the pool is huge and the gardens are beautiful. Suites start at €500 per night.
8. The Apurva Kempinski Bali, Nusa Dua
We can’t think of a better hotel for lovers of simplicity and elegance. The Apurva Kempinski is a majestic resort. The rooms have a modern minimalist style with sea views – they are magazine style! Nusa Dua beach is among the best in Bali and is reached in a 10-minute walk.
Architecturally, the building looks like a palace with a huge pool in the center. It even has water slides for a fun time. Not to mention its restaurant, set in a giant aquarium. You can book it from €250 per night.
9. Suarga Padang Padang, Uluwatu
Who said luxury is at odds with sustainability? This hotel takes into account every detail to be environmentally friendly. It is built in traditional Balinese style, with bamboo and carved wooden ceilings. At the same time, it has very modern aesthetics and exceptional service. The location on the cliffs of Uluwatu is also great. It’s just a stone’s throw from Padang Padang beach, one of the most popular surf spots on the island. Rooms start at €250.
10. Munduk Modling Plantation Nature Resort & Spa, Munduk
To finish with the best luxury hotels in Bali, we can’t forget this little gem. Munduk is to the north of the island, an ideal zone to forget the bustle of the south of Bali. Although also you can rent a motorcycle and discover the best waterfalls of Bali in the surroundings.
It is a very common form of transport for Bali. This hotel stands out for its infinity pool with a panoramic view of rice fields and mountains. The price per night is around 180€. We think it’s a great option for a couple of nights in a peaceful setting.
BEST MEDIUM-PRICE HOTELS IN BALI
Fancy hotels in Bali are out of your budget? no worries! Here are several almost equally impressive hotels for around €100 per night.
11. Adiwana, a chain with the best hotels in Bali mid-range
Adiwana is a chain with more than ten hotels and villas in Bali. They all share a traditional architecture and are surrounded by idyllic landscapes. Nor lack the swimming pools with views. Most of them are concentrated in the surroundings of Ubud, our favorite area to stay in the island. They have luxury facilities at very reasonable prices: between €80 and €130 per night. Here are some of the best hotels in Bali in the chain:
12. Element by Westin Bali, Ubud
This is a perfect resort if you plan to spend little time in the room. They are spacious, simple and modern, but without any special appeal. Mind you, the shared facilities are great. There is a huge saltwater pool and fitness center with daily activities. They also lend bikes to get around Ubud, and don’t forget their delicious breakfast to get your strength back before an intense day of sightseeing! It’s a safe bet for around €100 per night.
13. Udhiana Resort, Ubud
Want to stay in a typical Balinese villa? This resort in Ubud will make you feel at home. Its villas have everything you need for a comfortable stay: dining room, terrace and private pool. The pool is in front of the lush Balinese vegetation, a true tropical paradise! One-bedroom villas cost around €150 per night.
14. Honai Resort, Ubud
Honai Resort is stylish accommodation for a very reasonable price. Rooms start at €80 per night. It is one of the best hotels in Bali considering its excellent quality-price ratio. Its large central pool is surrounded by several traditional-style buildings where the rooms, spa, restaurant and fitness rooms are located. They take care of every detail to create a relaxing atmosphere very close to Ubud, following a traditional Balinese style. The gardens are wonderful.
15. Hyatt Regency Bali, Sanur
All mid-range hotels so far are located inland. If you prefer to sleep by the beach, Hyatt Regency Bali is an excellent choice. It has somereal luxury facilities, with three outdoor pools surrounded by gardens. The rooms are spacious with elegant furnishings. All have a balcony or terrace where you can get some fresh air. We recommend going down to the beach at sunset, the sunset from Sanur is beautiful! You can book your stay from 150€ per night.
BEST CHEAP HOTELS IN BALI
Bali is one of the most visited islands in the world. It has varied attractions for everyone: temples, rice fields, waterfalls, beaches, volcanoes… And on top of that it is very affordable! Here they go the 5 best hotels in Bali for reduced budgets. All of them cost around 50€ per night.
16. Meruhdani Boutique Hotel Ubud
You think cheap hotels in Bali don’t have charm? That’s because you don’t know this one! It has spacious rooms with balconies, gardens and a pool to cool off. But the best thing is its location, right in the center of Ubud. You can walk to Saraswati Temple, Ubud Palace or the handicraft market.
17. Sol House Bali Legian by Melia
The Spanish chain Meliá runs this hotel with modern, casual and youthful aesthetics. It is next to the beach of Kuta, the most party area of Bali. Rooms are simple but comfortable, with everything you need to rest after exploring the charms of the island.
18. Amnaya Resort Kuta and Amnaya Resort Benoa, two of the best budget hotels in Bali
The Amnaya chain has two boutique hotels in Bali. Both are on the beach, one in Kuta and the other in Nusa Dua. They have spacious rooms with a very neat decoration. There is also no shortage of swimming pools to cool off from the sweltering Balinese weather.
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19. Hotel Puri Madawi, Seminyak
This hotel has typical Balinese decor, with a pool among the greenery. It is half an hour from the Tanah Lot temple, where many say you can see the most beautiful sunset on the island. You can also walk to Seminyak beach in 20 minutes. A real gem!
20. Sumberkima Hill Retreat, Pemuteran
We end the list of best hotels in Bali with an accommodation away from the main attractions of the island. Pemuteran is to the northwest of the island and is a little touristy area. If you are looking to disconnect for a few days, it is a perfect place. It has a great beach for snorkeling. There are several villas available, but all of them have amazing views, some from the pool.