Rice & Zen Boutique Resort: "Chill & Relax There is a Must""My 2nd time and still loving it. Very friendly and helpfull team working in a cosy and elegant atmosphere. Nice & confortable pool villa. Just what u need to escape few days and be far from the crowds. Stop by u would not be disapointed! Caro"
Locavore: "Another amazing culinary experience in the best restaurant in Bali"I had another amazing meal, 7 courses, with loads and loads of surprising, creative, interesting and very tasty morsels both at the beginning of the meal and around the dessert course. Presentation is a marvel. As usual I had the "carnivore option," but my two friends opted for the "plant-based option." All of us were pleased beyond expectations. I love oak-otak and Locavore's version, with the duck egg aioli (I guess that is what I would call it) was perhaps the star of my meal, though the old favorite--Into the Sawah--of course was delicious. The special Locavore tomato "soup" was, as always, spectacular. And i love the "freebie" cassava roti too. All seven courses were. My friends raved about their veg tasting menu. And I must admit I was a bit disappointed that I did not choice to have the Banana Blossom. This must become, like Into the Sawah, a main stay of the Locavore team. Service was super friendly and professional. Cannot recommend Locavore highly enough.
Satri House: "Excellent 4 day stay"Lovely 4 day stay here in May 2017. We had a lovely twin rooms, which was very well maintained. The staff was very good and very good at organising tours, restaurants etc. Breakfast was very nice, as was dinner. Excellent spa as well.
Villa Song Saigon: "Wonderful Oasis on the River""I was fortunate enough to spend last weekend at Villa Song in Ho Chi Minh. The hotel is perfect...all the rooms have a wonderful colonial feel to them. My room had a balcony overlooking the river-perfect for a leisurely breakfast or a cocktail later on with my friends. While the hotel itself is beautiful, what set Villa Song apart was the service. The staff went the extra mile constantly to make our stay perfect. I can't recommend the hotel highly enough for anybody looking for a relaxed, elegant place to stay."
Muang La Lodge: "3 nuits à Muang La resort"Great time and great staff zenitude Bains Small boiling super funny monkey scary Laos When the manager arrived he flees All Quiet on the resort. Out very well organized
Cuca: "Fun and creative food""Our party of 8 (4 adults and 4 kids) came for dinner. We were a bit surprised that they had a kids menu. The kids really enjoyed their meals, although the portions were pretty tiny for 10-12 yr olds. We had some really fun cocktails including a tropical sangria and lime mojito. They started us with a taste of cotton candy coated with spices. We ordered a bunch of tapas to share including -mushroom fritters which were really good, I would get this again. -baked scallop w/mashed cauliflower: tasty and creamy cauliflower went really well with the scallop, I'd get this again. -roasted pork bun with pickled cabbage; good but definitely but definitely not the best (Momofuku) -smoked butterfish w beetroot cream- nice smokey flavor, solid dish -honey baked pumpkin salad w crunchy granola, a signature dish which was surprisingly good. I enjoyed the crunchy granola w the pumpkin -crispy fried chicken, pretty good and tasty but nothing that special -bbq octopus was ok -marinated pulled pork w soft boiled egg was ok, flavors were ok but not spectacular, wouldn't get this again. -clay pot mushroom rice was good with lots of mushrooms, portion was a bit small. -dessert cocoa99 was really yummy, warm chocolate w mint ice cream and cocoa croutons- I love mint & chocolate so this was great for me. -caramel apple w black pepper ice cream- ice cream was very interesting. Overall we had a really fun meal. Service was great, they were really friendly and nice. It was great to come in a big group to get to try a lot of different dishes. I would recommend Cuca for a nice meal out in Jimbaran."
Amata Lanna: "Hidden paradise""2 minutes walk from a charming river temple, this wonderful traditional thai-sytle hotel on two storeys is highly recommendable, to say the least. Set around a beautiful inner courtyard dominated by a large frangipani tree with star-shaped white flowers which fall from time to time into an oval swimming pool, you can sit and relax after a long day's sightseeing, contemplate the early morning over a delicious partially outdoor breakfast among huge ferns and thai garden ornaments, or sit and sip beer or free lemon-grass tea in the evening by the swimming pool with the trees lit up around you. The rooms, set around the courtyard, are spacious with 4-poster beds and thai furniture. If you want more light, go for the upper floor, but you are destined probably from all rooms to see the greenery from the windows. I thought the staff could have become my personal friends the way they were so personable. They had two bicycles that were for lending without charge and transport free to the airport in at least one direction. One night I got back very late and didn't want to go out on the dark streets alone, so I suggested getting a couple of mangoes to the night staff from the mango bowl in the reception area. Since they never charged me for this, the least I can do is write a review! To make one request for improvement I would ask for mosquito nets on at least one window in the hotel rooms so that you can enjoy the evening air in your own room in the cooler months without the risk of insects coming in. However, this is not probably a feature in many thai hotels, including all top hotels, as most people these days just want the air conditioning, which of course this hotel has."
Tugu Bali: "A+ Service. Beautiful Rooms"So happy we found this beautiful hotel. We were blown away from the moment we walked in. The staff was delightful and very welcoming. The rooms were absolutely stunning, huge comfortable bed, gorgeous plunge pool, excellent AC, luxurious Balinese tub, and beautifully crafted local furniture and art. We also took a cooking class while staying, it was lovely. We'd recommend skipping the market visit, it was a long drive for such a quick stop. Regardless, it was a great way to spend one of our mornings in Canggu. We made enough food to enjoy for lunch and dinner. We definitely enjoyed our stay!
Satri House: "Perfect stylish getaway oasis""The whole setting of the hotel is very artsy, decorated beautifully with attention to detail and resembles the place it used to be perfectly. A quiet oasis in the middle of Luang Prabang with large, comfortable rooms, a nice pool, a very nice spa with knowledgeable staff, the whole staff team very attentive and lovely. It invites to meander around the premises, sit here and there, read, listen to the monks chanting in the nearby monastery sometimes, and just BE. Appreciated the NOT having a TV screen anywhere, no music, no noises at all, just nature. Breakfast was lovely and very good. One thing I would love to see improve - there is too much good coffee in Laos - but this was not incorporated in the menu - yet. Coffee was good but for coffee lovers could be improved."
Neeleshwar Hermitage: "This is the hotel I am always looking for"I had a very warm welcome in the resort my room is beautiful I would better say this is a villa in a lovely magnificent garden near the huge wonderful pool overlooking the ocean dot The room is very spacious with a huge bed sitting area working table and lovely attached bathroom outside with a great bathtub and shower with all the great amenities you can imagine. The room Setup is magnificent with the beautiful flower decoration. I really love this please just highly can recommend it.
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