Best hotels & accommodations in Bali

We list the best hotels, hostels, B&Bs and guesthouses in Bali as recommended by travel experts from CNN, Lonely Planet, Frommer’s, Fodor’s, New York Times and more. All hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews and we only listed places that have at least a 4 out of 5-star customer review rating.

 

Best cheap hotel in Bali: Nusa Veranda Sunset Villas & Restaurant

Best boutique hotel in Bali: Hotel Tugu

Best luxury hotel in Bali: Resort Capella Ubud

Best hostel in Bali: Lay Day Surf Hostel

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AYANA Resort and Spa, Bali

Reccomended by:

Fodors, CNN, Telegraph

4.5
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Resort Six Senses Uluwatu, Bali

Reccomended by:

CN Traveler, Telegraph

4.5
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Resort Capella Ubud, Bali

Reccomended by:

CN Traveler, Telegraph

4.8
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Hotel Tugu Canggu, Bali

Reccomended by:

Lonely Planet, Telegraph

4.5
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Villa One Eleven Seminyak, Bali

Reccomended by:

CNN, Telegraph

4.8
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Resort W Seminyak, Bali

Reccomended by:

CNN, Telegraph

4.6
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Four Seasons Resort Sayan, Bali

Reccomended by:

CNN, Telegraph

4.7
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Katamama Seminyak, Bali

Reccomended by:

Lonely Planet, Telegraph

4.8
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Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali

Reccomended by:

Lonely Planet, Telegraph

4.6
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Resort Hoshinoya Ubud, Bali

Reccomended by:

CN Traveler, Telegraph

4.5
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Cepik Villa Sidemen, Bali

Reccomended by:

New York Times

4.7
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Blue Moon Villas Resort Amed, Bali

Reccomended by:

New York Times

4.4
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The Colony Hotel Seminyak, Bali

Reccomended by:

CNN

4.6
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Anantara Seminyak Resort, Bali

Reccomended by:

CNN

4.4
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Resort Como Uma Ubud, Bali

Reccomended by:

Lonely Planet

4.6
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FAQ

What are the best areas to stay in Bali?

Bali is an island in Indonesia renowned for its pristine beaches, vibrant marine life, coral reefs, lush greenery, rice paddies, and volcanic mountains. The island accommodates Uluwatu Temple and is home to popular resorts, bars, yoga and meditation centers. Some of the best areas to stay in Bali are:

Canggu
Canggu is a semi-rural coastal town with humble buildings and green rice fields that became a tourist puller for its scenic beauty and authentic village way of life. The area is best noted for contemporary arts and its streets and it is also one of the main surfing spots in the country and attracts hundreds of thousands of surfers and enthusiasts every year.

Kuta
Kuta is among the major mainstream area in the country and with its shopping complexes, warung (small family-run restaurants), restaurants, surf schools, hotels, traditional markets, the world renowned Kuta Beach, and other tourist attractions and infrastructure it is one of the most tourist friendly areas.

Nusa Dua
Nusa Dua is the quintessential area to enjoy resort living alongside pristine sandy beaches. There are an ample number of famous and lavish resorts by the seashore and the lush greenery. The area is replete with luxurious buildings, cozy daybeds, mesmerizing infinity pools, swimming pools, stunning palm trees, and many more activities to do.

Seminyak
With lavish shopping complexes, hotels, fine dining restaurants’, shopping arcades, designer boutiques, hip bars and cafés, Seminyak is the high-end and upscale version of Kuta. Seminyak is a most sought after tourist destination and shopping hub, where visitors can get handmade products and international designer boutiques.

Also check out our guide about the best areas to stay in Bali.

What are the best cities to stay in Bali?

Seminyak is probably the best city to stay when in Bali. Some of the best hotels in Seminyak are Katamama Seminyak, The Colony Hotel Seminyak and Villa One Eleven Seminyak.

How much does it cost to stay in a hotel in Bali?

If you're looking to stay at a 3-star hotel in Bali then you'd have to pay around $35 per night, while a 4-star hotel would cost you around $80 per night. Luxury hotels in Bali, or 5-star hotels, would cost you around $210 per night.

What is the best budget hotel in Bali?

If you're looking for a cheap hotel in Bali, then try Nusa Veranda Sunset Villas & Restaurant. It's an excellent budget hotel offering great value for money. It's in a good location, it's been recommended by travel experts and the hotel has excellent customer reviews. Also check out our list of the best cheap hotels in Bali.

What is the best boutique hotel in Bali?

You like some luxury but don't like the famous chain hotels. If you're looking for the best boutique hotel in Bali, you should check out Hotel Tugu. It's a very cool hotel that has been highly recommended by travelers and experts.
Also check out our list of the best boutique hotels in Bali, it's a manually curated list of the most unique and romantic hotels on the island.

What is the best luxury hotel in Bali?

If money isn't a problem and you're looking for a luxury hotel in Bali, then go for Resort Capella Ubud. The hotel offers excellent service, it's in a top location, it has been rated very highly by previous guests and renowned travel critics have recommended it. Also check out our list of the best luxury hotels in Bali, it's a manually curated list of the most exclusive 5-star hotels on the island.

What is the best hostel in Bali?

Looking for a good and affordable private room or cozy dorm in Bali? Check out Lay Day Surf Hostel. The hostel has been highly rated by backpackers. Also check out our list of the best hostels in Bali.

Which Bali hotels offer the best views?

You can get some amazing views from Four Seasons Resort Sayan, Anantara Seminyak Resort, Blue Moon Villas Resort Amed or Cepik Villa Sidemen.

Which Bali hotels offer great breakfast?

If you're looking for a Bali hotel offering a great breakfast, then one of the best options is Anantara Seminyak Resort.

What are the best things to do in Bali?

Best of Ubud Tour with Jungle Swing. Discover Ubud’s natural wonders, UNESCO-listed rice terraces, and sacred temples at your own pace on this private full-day tour. Visit the Ubud Monkey Forest, trek to the Tegalalang rice terraces, and tour a coffee plantation, then soar through the trees on a jungle swing. Price: $61.

Bali: Full-Day Instagram Highlights Tour. Discover Bali on a customizable day trip to its most recognizable locations. From the Gate of Heaven to rural Ubud’s rice fields, experience firsthand photos you’ve seen already on Instagram. Price: $71.

Best of Ubud: Waterfall, Rice Terraces & Monkey Forest. Discover the center of tradition and art in Bali on a private tour of Ubud. Experience its spiritual heritage with a visit to Batuan Temple. Go to Ubud Monkey Forest, enjoy lunch overlooking lush green landscape near Tegalalang Rice Terraces and more. Price: $50.

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About Bali

Bali is a magical place, full of culture, breathtaking views, and an incredible amount to do. There are temples, volcanoes, beaches, markets, gourmet food and more. You’ll find international cuisine from Japanese and Italian to Malaysian. From surfing to snorkeling or trekking the rice paddies to exploring the lush jungles of Ubud. A visit to Bali offers something for every type of traveler.

This guide will offer you everything you need to know before embarking on your journey to Bali: what you should pack, how much time you’ll need, the best attractions and activities on the island…the list goes on! Grab your passport and pack your bags because you’re about to be enchanted by Bali!

Bali is an island and province of Indonesia which has the largest Hindu population. The island is ideally located at the westernmost end of the Lesser Sunda Islands, with Java to the west and Lombok to the east. The capital of the island is Denpasar.

Bali is a huge tourist attraction in Indonesia, as a matter of fact, 80% of the economy of the island is tourism-related. The island is renowned worldwide for its highly developed arts, as well as modern dance, sculpture, painting, music, and leather.

One of the most popular festivals in Indonesia is the Indonesian International Film Festival which is held every year in Bali.

In 2017, TripAdvisor rated Bali as the world’s top destination in its Traveler’s Choice award.

Bali has a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site which was enlisted in 2012. Subak, the irrigation system for paddy fields in Jatiluwih is the site. Bali is a major surfing destination in the world, as a result of popular breaks dotted across the southern coastline. This makes it very attractive, particularly for surfing enthusiasts.

Bali is an easy travel destination. You can fly directly to Denpasar’s Ngurah Rai International Airport, which has plenty of connections with many major international airlines. Depending on the time of year and how much time you have, choose from one of the following times:

– June to August: The rainy season will be over, but it’ll still be hot
– September to December: It’ll be starting to cool down, and the weather will be beautiful
– January to March: It’ll still be nice, but it won’t be too hot yet

There is so much to do in Bali. From temples, volcanoes, and beaches to international cuisine, hiking the rice paddies, or exploring the lush jungles of Ubud. There is something for every type of traveler.

One of the most important parts of your trip is where to stay. Whether you’re looking for a luxury resort, a private villa, or a budget hotel, there are plenty of options in every price range.

Where will you stay? It all depends on your budget and personal preferences. For example, the Four Seasons Resort at Jimbaran Bay offers an oasis-like setting and luxurious facilities, including a private beach and pool. Locals may prefer the simpler pleasures like a homestay with traditional Balinese food or waking up to the sound of waves crashing at Singgahsana Village.

No matter what type of accommodation you choose, Bali is sure to offer you an unforgettable experience!

Bali is a tropical paradise, with year-round warm weather and stunning beaches. The island is a cultural melting pot, with Hinduism, Islam, and Buddhism all having a significant presence. Visit the rice fields in Ubud or the Hindu Pura Tanah Lot temple on the water for a glimpse of Bali’s rich culture. With its beautiful beaches and fascinating culture, Bali is the perfect destination for anyone who wants to experience paradise.

Whether you’re visiting for the first time or revisiting, we hope this guide helps you get the most out of your visit to Bali. Please do read our guide on where to stay in Bali, so you get an even better idea about the island.

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