Best hotels and hostels in Kuta & Legian

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    Double-Six

    A colossus five-star resort, Double-Six takes a leaf out of the Vegas book of extravagance. Fronted by a luxurious 120m pool, the 146 spacious rooms all overlook the beach, and have 24-hour butler service, and TVs in the bathrooms; some rooms have balcony hot tubs. It has an enormous rooftop bar, plus several restaurants including the noted Plantation Grill.

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    Puri Damai

    An elegant choice tucked away near Double Six Beach, this exquisite little hotel is run by Made, the doyen of the Made's Warung empire. The 12 units are sizeable apartments with full kitchens, dining and living areas, terraces and balconies. The compact compound is lush and the furniture is relaxed tropical.

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    Un's Hotel

    A hidden entrance sets the tone for the secluded feel of Un's, a two-storey place with bougainvillea spilling over the pool-facing balconies. The 30 spacious rooms in a pair of blocks (the southern one is quieter) feature antiques and comfy cane loungers. It's close to the beach.

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    Kuta B&B Plus

    There are nine comfortable rooms in this fine guesthouse on a busy Kuta corner – it has all the basics. It's a 10-minute walk from the beach and a 10-minute ride from the airport. It has a wonderful rooftop with views over the Kuta skyline; nightlife is close too.

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    Hotel Ayu Lili Garden

    In a relatively quiet area near the beach, this vintage family-run hotel has 22 bungalow-style rooms. Standards are high and for a little bit extra you can add amenities such as a fridge.

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    La Costa Central

    In a multistorey building off a relatively quiet side street in Legian, this comfy and economical hotel will wow backpackers with its sparkling clean rooms, lush garden and refreshing swimming pool. Rooms contain midrange amenities such as minifridge and bath products, and staff members are kind and helpful. Those seeking a bit more privacy will prefer the 3rd floor.

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    Bali Mandira Beach Resort

    Gardens filled with bird-of-paradise flowers set the tone at this 191-room, full-service resort with four-storey blocks and individual garden units. Cottages have updated interiors, and the bathrooms are partly open-air. A dramatic pool at the peak of a stone ziggurat (which houses a spa) offers sweeping ocean views, as does the cafe.

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    Stones

    Looming across the road from Kuta Beach, this vast resort boasts a huge pool, a vertical garden and 308 rooms in five-storey blocks. The design is hip and contemporary, and high-tech features abound. It's one of the growing number of megahotels along this strip and affiliated with Marriott. Some rooms have bathtubs on the balcony.

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    Sari Beach Hotel

    Follow your ears down a long gang to the roar of the surf at this good-value beachside hotel that defines mellow. It feels like a time warp from the 1980s but is perfect for a no-frills beach holiday. The 21 rooms have patios and the best have big soaking tubs. Grassy grounds have many little statues and water features.

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    Jayakarta Hotel

    The Jayakarta fronts a long and shady stretch of beach. The palm-shaded grounds, several pools and various restaurants make it a favourite with groups and families. Hair-braiders by the pool give kids that holiday look. The 331 rooms are large and in two- and three-storey blocks. Wi-fi is not in every room.

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    Bali Bungalo

    Large rooms close to the beach yet away from irritations are a big part of the appeal of this older 40-room hotel. It's well maintained and there are statues of pran­cing horses to inspire horseplay in the pool. Rooms are in two-storey buildings and have patios/porches; not all have wi-fi.

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    Patra Jasa Bali Resort & Villas

    At the far-south end of Tuban near Kuta Reef Beach, this low-key resort is very quiet, yet close to the action thanks to the beach walk. The spacious grounds have two pools and sprawling gardens. The 228 rooms have a standard charm; the villas have nice sea views from their terraces.

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    Poppies Bali

    This Kuta institution has a lush, green setting for its 20 thatch-roofed cottages with outdoor sunken baths. Bed choices include kings and twins. The pool is surrounded by stone sculptures and water fountains in a garden that almost makes you forget you are in the heart of Kuta.

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    Island

    One of Bali's few flashpacker options, Island is a real find – literally. Hidden in the attractive maze of tiny lanes west of Jl Legian, this stylish place with a sparkling pool lies at the confluence of Gang 19, 21 and Abdi. It has a deluxe dorm room with 12 beds.

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    Kayun Hostel Downtown

    In the heart of Kuta, close to all the nightlife, this hostel is the place to be if you're here to party. Set in an elegant colonial building, it has a sense of style and a small plunge pool. Dorm rooms have between four and 20 beds, with curtains for privacy.

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    Bendesa

    The 42 rooms here are in a three-storey block overlooking a pleasant-enough pool area. The location manages to be quiet amid the greater hubbub. The cheapest rooms have cold water (some with bathtubs) and fan. There's wi-fi in some rooms near the lobby.

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    Sri Beach Inn

    Follow a series of paths into the heart of old Legian; when you hear the rustle of palms overhead, you're close to this guesthouse in a garden with five rooms. More money gets you hot water, air-con and a fridge. It offers cheap monthly rates.

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    Hotel Kumala Pantai

    The 173 rooms are large, with marble bathrooms featuring separate shower and tub. The three-storey blocks are set in lush grounds across from popular Double Six Beach. Many rooms have fridges and microwaves; ask for one.

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    Cheeky Piggy Hostel

    In a tourist-thronged location in the back alleys of Kuta, this homely and intimate hostel is a top place to meet fellow travellers. There's a small pool, free pancakes and cheap beer.

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    Mimpi Bungalows

    The cheapest of the 12 bungalow-style rooms here are the best value (and are fan only). Private gardens boast orchids and shade, and the pool is a good size.