Grand Istana Rama Hotel Bali
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- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Swimming pool
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGrand Istana Rama Hotel Bali Kuta
This is hotel is exactly in front of famous Kuta beach. The services is good, got a lot of freebies when check in at the counter but the building is kinda old and need a lot of renovation & maintenance.
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... hotel staff were great - very easy to make friends with and easy going... In Malaysia we have found people generally friendly, interested and interesting, in Bali it felt like people were only interested while there was a chance of you buying something, if a transaction wasn't on the cards, the friendliness dropped off pretty sharply. Another thing that struck me is how different Bali is spiritually compared to anywhere I have visited before. It's hard to miss that religion is a ...
... seed. It was quite tasty.
We then drove south to the East side of the isthmus to Sanur. Sanur has a harbor to get to some of the other islands and also has some black-sand beaches, which we had never seen before. We just chilled there at a beach club for a bit (no people constantly harassing you to buy things, which was very nice), before heading back down towards Uluwatu again to see a temple and the sunset.
The temple itself was not very interesting (it was ...
... of our housing complex. Roosters greeting the day in the background. After eating a banana pancake for breakfast and some tea, I sat down doing my journal and blog, before throwing on my rain coat and venturing down the road and around the bend to the green lion office for a second day of lesson planning. Only the middle school classes have school today, therefore, only 6 of us are teaching. Rain falling in earnest at this point, I'm not sure what the others will get up to ...
... have had the chance to see otherwise. After the large lunch we were too full for dinner so just grabbed a roll on the way down to the reggae and rock bar where we saw an excellent band covering Eric Clapton, The Doors and other rock legends. They were all really good but the guitarist who looked about 14 was amazing, not even looking down as he perfectly played Pink Floyd solos with ease. Tip of the day: look where you're spraying the ...
... decided to go to dinner first and maybe stop on the way back. Dinner was tasty nasi goreng and we enjoyed trying to use what little Indonesian we have picked up. As we headed back to our hotel we looked again at the ceremony but it now appeared to be empty! We thought we would ask again about it at the hotel. The owner was now there and she explained to us that it was a week long ceremony and that this was the last night before they ...