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The Purist Villas and Spa
Ranked #8 of 195 Hotels in Ubud
Certificate of Excellence
Amsterdam
2 reviews
“Awesome experience”
Reviewed 26 January 2012

After having visited the hotel's sibling Ryaddyor in Marrakech last year and having discussed their "Ubud project" with one of the owners, I was really looking forward to visit "The Purist" and my expectations were high. We were not dissapointed! We stayed there from 21-23 January 20112 and (like in Marrakech) we got a free upgrade to a private pool villa and it was marvellous. The place is so beautifully decorated and so well managed. The staff is really friendly, the food is excellent and there are free bicycles available so that you can enjoy Ubud and it's surroundings at your own paste. If you look for something really special around Ubud, The Purist should definitely be on your "shortlist"!

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Reviewed 25 January 2012

The service is impeccable. The whole atmosphere was so relaxing and true to the Balinese culture. The Villas are unlike anything you will see in Ubud!

Room Tip: The River Villas have a great view of the jungle
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  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 January 2012

We arrived at the purist and was given a very warm welcome, the people who work at the purist just couldnt do enough for us, whatever we wanted they organised without any hassle or for us to have to lift a finger. We arrived and got upgraded to the hills room and that was just amazing. When we go back to bali and stay in ubud we will be staying here again, we really recommend people stay here.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 18 January 2012

In the first week of January we stayed for 4 nights in this wonderful place. Everything is great at The Purist. The villa's are beautifully designed, they even look better than on the photos on their website, the service is fantastic and the location is perfect.
We will definitely return!

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 January 2012

Arrived home yesterday from a two week stay in Bali, and after staying in three different places, The Purist was our absolute favourite. The service is impeccable, nothing is too much trouble, and they even upgraded us to a Garden Villa with a pool. This is something they strive to do with every guest so they can enjoy different villas throughout their stay.
The design and interior of this place is the true winner, every detail is eye catching and stays true to its Balinese roots. It is such a treat to be a guest here.
Location is close to Ubud centre, and a free shuttle bus is provided. They even ensure that you give them a call in the evening, so they can send a driver to collect you.
Staff are on hand at all times but never intrusive, and the villas are so comfortable. We loved it here and you will too.

Room Tip: Garden villa is the best!! The pool and lounge area is true luxury.
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Property: The Purist Villas and Spa
Address: Jl. Tirta Tawar | Banjar Kutuh Kaja, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
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Region: Indonesia > Bali > Ubud
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#7 Spa Hotel in Ubud
#8 Romantic Hotel in Ubud
#8 Luxury Hotel in Ubud
#18 Family Hotel in Ubud
Price range (per night): $259 - $773
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Purist Villas and Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located four minutes’ drive from Ubud centre, The Purist Villas is a design-inspired oasis of calm. A collection of seventeen unique and spacious luxury residences, villas, and suites, most with private swimming pools, complimented by an elevated wellness centre, poolside restaurant and lounge areas. Contemporary and Indonesian architecture has been thoughtfully combined, well-furnished, and styled with a large and valuable collection of fine textiles and Indonesian artefacts. Owner-designers Yvonne Hulst and Alberto Cortes, together with architect Joost van Grieken have created a most spectacular villa resort, a beautiful estate, in harmony with the landscape of the lush valley of the Tawar river. Featuring an eclectic palette of materials, including recycled wood, lava & limestone, green river stones, and authentic artefacts from years of traveling the Indonesian archipelago. Balisimo restaurant, situated poolside in the peaceful Purist environment, honours the slow food philosophy. Fresh, organic produce prepared by an experienced team of Chefs results in a collection of healthy and delicious seasonal menus. The devoted and well-trained team of dedicated Butlers are intuitive to guests needs, establishing the Purist villas excellent reputation for superior, attentive service. The Purist Spa offers a range of blissful Ayurvedic treatments and uses high-end Sensatia products; Ayurveda is the ancient Indian philosophy of healing and wellbeing, focusing on re-balancing energy. The Purist's meditation and yoga therapists are finely attuned to the practice of working with energy, having mastered the art of mindful touch. The Purist Villas have brought a new benchmark of luxury boutique villa resort accommodation to Ubud and should not be missed. ... more   less 
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The Purist Villas And Spa Ubud, Bali

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