Fabulous peaceful location and good service but not absolutely private.
Easy booking on Airbnb with Ketut who owns 3 or 4 properties and was happy to arrange his driver to collect us from Amed which arrived 1 hour late, blamed the traffic, very apologetic, although another driver from Ubud had arrived on time. But very safe driver & good vehicle, great welcome in the gorgeous Penastanan village just west of central Ubud and only a 10 minute walk from Blanco Museum.
From car drop point, it is a lovely easy 5 minute stroll to the villa on a 1.5 metre wide path for pedestrians & scooters only, staff took the cases on scooter, thus villa has no car or truck noise. Many good local restaurants and spas within 5-10 minute walk, especially Elements, La Pacha Mama, & DivinE Wine Bar / Bridges Fine Dining. The remaining villa pick up & dropoff service with Suka was excellent.
Nice garden but not as isolated as the web photos suggest. Villa Sujati is perhaps 16 years old & well presented but a little tired and dark with some rising damp, peeling paint etc, and the clocks should be removed as one has stopped anyway. The wall safes are fixed (good) but are difficult to access at foot level. The pool is very satisfactory, very clean, good size depth & temperature with sun & shade, but the steps into the pool are a little slippery, there area lot of biting ants about, and the pool is poorly orientated such that when sitting on the steps, one is gazing at the tired service areas instead of the attractive garden! It should have been sited 180 degrees about.
The pool shower was dirty and contained assorted litter & used soap toothbrushes etc, and staff &/or family did wander in and out of the pool area a bit, as noted by other reviewers. The staff told me it was the staff shower & toilet! And sometimes staff smoked in the service area 5m from our front porch. I objected & matters were fixed, but what appears to be the staff kitchen & rest area remains extremely close by thus more resembling a homestay v private self-contained villa.
The upstairs bedroom is nice with good aircon, but the villa would not suit all parties of 4 as the access to the upstairs bedroom is from the lower bedroom! Hot water in the bottom shower was erratic. A kettle was present but no cups teapot coffee pot or plunger until requested. Good supply of Aqua but this generates a lot of plastic waste - a bulk Aqua dispenser would be better. The free wifi is reasonable at front of house & bedrooms, but does not extend to the pool area. The laundry service is very good. A fridge contained a used water bottle. The breakfast menu is limited & vegetarian only - no bacon or ham - so we breakfasted out most days. I would suggest the breakfast should be deleted or only an optional extra, rather than included in the tariff.
So we had a lovely time in a spacious quaint villa in a great location with good service that I feel is due for a rethink and a refurbishment. The web photos & text need to be updated to reflect the less isolated position, & either delete references to privacy, or ensure it is private with no persons to enter the entire enclosure and pool area except at pre-agreed times.
Our stay at Villa Sujati was perfect for our family of 5 (2 children, parents and grandpa).
The staff were wonderful, Ketut the owner was fantastic, everything was great.
The breakfasts in the morning eaten outside by the pool were a wonderful way to start the day! One morning before breakfast we decided to explore the rice fields. It was so tranquil and beautiful.
The villa is away from the hustle and bustle but close enough to all the main attractions. It is also close to some great eateries, and walks (Campuhan Ridge).
There is so much to do in Ubud don't make your stay too short.
Grandpa and the kids loved having our own private pool. It was nice to be able to swim in it any time of the day (unlike most resorts).
I highly recommend Villa Sujati you won't be disappointed.
We stayed here for four nights with our two children and thoroughly enjoyed a very relaxing, quiet and luxurious setting where you can enjoy your personal pool and garden in amongst Indonesian countryside. The staff do everything they can make your stay comfortable. The breakfasts are very nice and can be taken out by the pool. Given that Ubud can be quite crowded and chaotic we enjoyed spending the majority of our time in our own villa just taking it easy. A short walk will get you to the neighbouring day spas to get a massage or the staff can arrange for them to come to the villa. The villa is a reasonable distance from the main road and so can be very quiet and tranquil. All in all it was exactly what we were looking for!
The Villa Sujati and its staff exceeded all our expectations. The villa is really large, with two spacious bedrooms and two even more spacious badrooms, a private pool, three balconies, lovely well kept garden and a two storey terrace in the back with a view over the rice fields. It is located outside the busy centre of Ubud, which means that you need a taxi to get there. There are a few small restaurants in the neigbourhood. The staff is super friendly. Our laundry was done, Dian arranged cooking lessons and transport for us and if you want you can have lunch or dinner at the villa. Would definitely recommend this.
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We spent 3 nights in sujati villa. I can't exaggerate how perfect this place is. Breakfast was fantastic every morning. Made for us when we were ready. Rooms are amazing with air con. Pool area is beautiful. Completely private. Anything you need is only a phone call away. They honestly couldn't do enough for us. We asked for mopeds and within half hour they were available to us. They leave you a phone to call with any requests and nothing is too much for them. You will not be disappointed if you stay here. Probably the best place I've ever stayed. Main road is a 15 min walk or a cheap taxi ride away which the staff here will organise.