Best Hotels, B&B's and Hostels in Bali

RecommendedRoom lists the best hotels in Bali as recommended by travel experts from CNN, Lonely Planet, Fodor’s, New York Times and more. All hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews. The ratings you see is an aggregate from several platforms and is always higher than 4 out of 5 stars showing just how highly rated the hotels are.
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 offers a wide range and varieties of dive sites with various types of reefs and tropical aquatic life.
If you like our list of luxury hotels in Bali, then you should also check out our selection of boutique hotels in Hong Kong or design hotels in Kuala Lumpur.

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  • 4.5 Ayana Resort Bali

    AYANA Resort and Spa, Bali


    “All the must-have elements of a Balinese getaway come together at one of the island’s most lauded—and lavish—properties, a cliff-top resort in the heart of upscale Jimbaran Bay.”

    Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Bali.

  • 4.5 Six Senses Uluwatu

    Resort Six Senses Uluwatu, Bali

    CN Traveler

    “The open-air lobby overlooks the wind-latticed surf, while winding stone switchbacks lead past rows of white stone villas with carved wooden doors to a wide infinity pool that stretches to, well, the infinite horizon.”

    Featured in CN Traveler’s Best New Hotels of 2019.

  • 4.8 Capella Ubud

    Resort Capella Ubud, Bali

    CN Traveler

    “A fanciful take on a tented camp pitched by early-19th-century spice traders. This is hotel as theater: On arrival, visitors receive a survival kit, plus a carved walking stick to help pick their way over the suspension bridges leading to 22 black canvas tents with saltwater plunge pools.”

    Featured in CN Traveler’s Best New Hotels of 2019.

  • 4.5 Hotel Tugu Bali

    Hotel Tugu Canggu, Bali

    Lonely Planet

    “Right at Batu Bolong Beach, this exquisite hotel blurs the boundaries between accommodation and a museum-gallery, especially the Walter Spies and Le Mayeur Pavilions, where memorabilia from the artists’ lives decorates the rooms.”

  • 4.7 Cepik Villa Sidemen Bali

    Cepik Villa Sidemen, Bali

    New York Times

    “Cepik Villa is a friendly, idyllic hideaway in lost-in-time Sidemen, with impossibly good service and luxurious rooms overlooking postcard-perfect rice paddies.”

    Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Bali, Indonesia.

  • 4.4 Blue Moon Villas Bali

    Blue Moon Villas Resort Amed, Bali

    New York Times

    “Blue Moon Villas in easygoing Amed, is a small resort with excellent value ocean view villas and apartments.”

    Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Bali, Indonesia.

  • 4.8 One Eleven Bali

    Villa One Eleven Seminyak, Bali


    “One Eleven is ideal for travelers looking for a more tranquil, low-key hideaway beyond the tourist-congested beachfront. The apartment-style villas, made entirely from wood, stone and glass and outfitted with breezy outdoor pavilions and 45-foot-long private swimming pools, are the epitome of zen.”

  • 4.6 The Colony Hotel Bali

    The Colony Hotel Seminyak, Bali


    “There’s one big plus point about staying at The Colony Hotel: no children under the age of 16 allowed. Not to be overlooked are the 20 rooms done up in a pretty but minimalist decor.”

  • 4.6 W Resort Bali

    Resort W Seminyak, Bali


    “The new rock star on the island, there’s no denying the high-octane glamour that comes with this beachfront property. It’s large by Bali standards, but exudes its own sense of cool and calm.”

  • 4.7 Four Seasons Resort Bali

    Four Seasons Resort Sayan, Bali


    “Away from the coast, amid dense bamboo jungle and perched looking over the sacred Ayung River is this wonderful, peaceful retreat. All 42 thatched maxi-huts/villas come with a plunge pool that releases itself endlessly into the jungle’s steamy abyss.”

  • 4.4 Anatara Resort Bali

    Anantara Seminyak Resort, Bali


    “Sitting front and center on Seminyak beach, all 59 suites come with ocean views. Penthouse suites come with attached outdoor lounge space and a terrazzo bath, so you can fall asleep to the sound of crashing waves.”

  • 4.6 Como Uma Ubud

    Resort Como Uma Ubud, Bali

    Lonely Planet

    “One of Ubud’s most attractive properties, the 46 rooms here come in a variety of sizes but all have a relaxed naturalistic style that goes well with the gorgeous views.”

  • 4.8 Katamama Bali

    Katamama Seminyak, Bali

    Lonely Planet

    “Designed by Indonesian Andra Martin, Katamama has 58 suites in a confection of Javanese bricks, Balinese stone and other indigenous materials.”

  • 4.6 Alila Villas Bali

    Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali

    Lonely Planet

    “The 85-unit Alila offers gracious service in a setting where the blue of the ocean contrasts with the green of the surrounding (hotel-tended) rice fields.”

  • 4.5 Hoshinoya Bali

    Resort Hoshinoya Ubud, Bali

    CN Traveler

    “Luxury minimalism at its best. This is Hoshinoya’s first property outside of Japan, and the rooms are larger while the room count is smaller (30 villas total) than most of their properties. The resort was designed by Rie Azuma, who spent considerable time researching Hindu temples and traditional Balinese culture.”

    Featured in CN Traveler’s 2018 Hot List


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 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 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.

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.
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.
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.