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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2016

I found my stay here to be nice.The rooms are basic but nice .The location is fantastic.The diving itself were great. The food was great . Probably the only bad thing i could say i didnt like was the flies. Where they are making all the drinks the flies were all over the bar and all over the machine that...

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divetulamben, Owner at Matahari Tulamben Resort, Dive & SPA, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice feedback and we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us :-) For the flies we abologize. This is seasonal in Tulamben and surely not only in Tulamben. Always in the beginning of the rainy season or in the manggo season it is a problem and we actually dont want to go with...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 11 January 2016

I have already summarized my experience in the title itself. I have chosen Matahari resort for my stay as they are also offering SSI open water diving courses, and have several positive reviews on Trip Advisor. I was little nervous as to whether I made the right choice or not, since there are some people who have complaints about this...

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Jambi, Indonesia
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Our son asked for a scuba certification course for his eleventh birthday and I had long wanted to deactivate my expired cert. I selected Matahari Tumbalen primarily as a comfortable place where we could be properly certified. We weren't looking for a palatial resort; dive resorts aren't usually that. We got more than we sought: extraordinarily good scuba instruction in...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2016

My first point here is if you are chasing a private villa, with 5 star luxury, you should keep driving. This piece of paradise is an old school gem with the most amazing diving right at the front door. Just unreal we thought. We have been to Bali probably 45 times and say in shame I have never scuba dived...

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divetulamben, Owner at Matahari Tulamben Resort, Dive & SPA, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for the nice report, special because you stoud in our Guesthouse and not in the Resort. And thanks to compare our place like Bali was long time ago.... and that is actualy what we like to be.... even our TEAM is still balinese and from the village. They are all happy to read the feedback. Warm greetings...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Reasonable rooms. Watch out for leaks during heavy rains...our stuff got fairly wet. (Stayed in Rara). Also the beds have some poking springs, and the pillows are equivalent to a rollable camping pillow. Excellent breakfast daily, reasonable lunch/dinner. The spa was super, like less than $12 Canadian for a 1 hr massage. The diving was fantastic. The shore entries in...

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divetulamben, Owner at Matahari Tulamben Resort, Dive & SPA, responded to this review

Thank you that you took your time for the review. For the problem from the window we really apologize. But when the rainy season start and after long dry season it can happen that we have small problem and must fix them. But that can happen in every place in Asia. Sorry again. For the pillow would be great if...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

I had been coming here for dinner several times before I booked a room for the night. The Resturant was nice. It's located right on the water and it's beautiful at dusk when the sun is setting. However i rented a room with my mother for one night and when we were checking in a rat ran across the desk...

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divetulamben, Owner at Matahari Tulamben Resort, Dive & SPA, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback but sorry, we are really unhappy with your rating and not agree. The point is, you say the Restaurant and dinner really nice. If you talk about the standard from our kitchen we recommand to have a look. When you saw the rat it was in the reception which is open and far away from...

Gstaad
Reviewed 2 January 2016

We were staying at Matahari for 2 weeks and had a great time. Food is super excellent, stuff super friendly and the surrounding beautiful, the pool with its bar small but big enough to spend the time in-between the dives. We were staying at the family bungalow, which was great. We woke up at 5 from the sound of the...

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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

I stayed here as part of a university dive trip and couldn't be more please! The staff was absolutely AMAZING (literally all, kitchen, dive crew, waiting, everything,). We had an absolutely fantastic time and Suci and her crew couldn't ha e possibly made our stay better! Absolute Paradise run by angels!

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 30 December 2015

We had the 8D/7N package with diving. We had a great time diving and hanging out with the diving staff. Some dive masters seemed a little weary and jaded with the dive sites though. Nonetheless, they knew every nook and cranny, guiding us through the main dive sites from Matahari Tulamben (USAT Liberty Wreck, Suci Place, Drop Off). We saw...

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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

The two weeks we expended in the Matahari were awesome. The rooms were very clean and tidy. The staff was extremely gently, including the dive guides (thx Delon for everything). Susi, the owner, made us feel like at home. The only thing I would change is the breakfast. It would be better with a breakfast buffet however, the food was...

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divetulamben, Owner at Matahari Tulamben Resort, Dive & SPA, responded to this review

Thank you that you took your time to make a great review and give us the feedback that you enjoy everything. Therefore we are only wondering when everything was nice why the rating is only "average". For your suggestion about the buffet we are sorry. We do only when we have big groups because otherwise we are sure you will...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With direct access to the beach, Matahari Tulamben Dive Resort & SPA offers an outdoor pool and a restaurant with stunning ocean views. Free Wifi Hotspot. The Dive Center provides convenient access to the Coral Garden and only 5 minutes walk to the USAT Liberty Wreck. Enjoy relaxing massages and beauty treatments in the lovely SPA.The homely Balinese-style rooms are all with private bathroom and equipped with either air conditioning or a fan. The low cost standard rooms have only cold water.The resort offers free parking, motorbike rental and laundry service as well as a tour desk for trip planning (included climbing).Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at beach restaurant, which serves appetising Seafood, Balinese Specialities, Indonesian and International cuisine.Transfer time from Ngurah Rai International Airport to Tulamben is 2,5 hrs and is available for a fee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Matahari Tulamben Resort, Dive & SPA

Address: Jl. Kubu-Abang, Tulamben 80853, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Bali > Tulamben
Price Range: $24 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Matahari Tulamben Resort, Dive & SPA 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Matahari Tulamben Hotel Tulamben
Matahari Hotel Tulamben
Matahari Tulamben Hotel Bali
Matahari Tulamben Resort, Dive & SPA Bali
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Tulamben
#3 Romantic Hotel in Tulamben
#6 Family Hotel in Tulamben
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“If you go for a dive, come earlier in the morning with more calm water and excellent visibility.”
 of 5 bubbles FerdyFerdian, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Deluxe or superior rooms for double and BAGAS for family 3+ with children”
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“We loved our deluxe bungalow.”
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“I had a ground floor superior room with double bed which was small but pleasant with hot water and air conditioning.”
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