4D/3N Backpacking Bali (Part 2) : Bayu Guest House @ Ubud, Bali (Part 1)

During our wonderful trip to Ubud, Bali in 2013, my sister and I stayed at the lovely Bayu Guest House at Monkey Forest Street for two nights. Located strategically in the heart of Ubud, it is surrounded by numerous cafes, restaurants and spas at your convenience. If you know me or have read my profile, I have a penchant for visiting or staying at accommodations/ places which are unique; may it be décor, concept or environment which are usually affordably priced and is value for money – right down to the very last penny. 😉


A Comfortable & Memorable Stay at Bayu Guest House

And, I proudly say that staying at Bayu Guest House in Ubud, Bali is one of the highlights of our holiday. It is a hidden oasis that I’m really happy to have discovered. I made a decision to stay there after doing some research of my own and reading the good reviews it received from fellow travellers in Trip Advisor as well as from reliable booking sites such as HostelBookers.com. It is ranked as #No.1 if not one of the Top 5 Ubud B&Bs and Inns listed in Trip Advisor and it has strong reasons for being so. I’ll tell you more about it and why I love Bayu Guest House in my next write-ups.

Now, let’s get to know more about Bayu Guest House. This amazing Balinese guest house belongs to and is run by Pak Komang with the help of his wife ibu Kadek and their two sons, Rama and Bayu. Initially, it was their private home, but they decided to turn it into a guest house after receiving many requests by travellers who wish to stay with them in their beautiful Balinese house. With that, three individually unique rooms namely Bayu, Rama and Sita were refurbished and rented out to interested travellers who wish to be close to nature yet enjoy the pleasures of modern life. 🙂

Pak Komang, ibu Kadek and family are really friendly, helpful and will go all out to help you and make your stay a pleasant and memorable one. Their warm hospitality and good service touched my heart. Their English proficiency is good, making communication a breeze. Besides offering a lovely place to stay with good facilities, the complimentary breakfast was superb too – a different menu for each day served with coffee/tea and freshly cut local fruits. Below are some photos of the view from our room and Bayu Guest House‘s surroundings.
Morning view from our Rama room at Bayu Guest House in Ubud, Bali
The paddy fields view from our Rama room at Bayu Guest House in Ubud, Bali
A cosy spot to laze in the evening from our Rama room at Bayu Guest House in Ubud, Bali
The majestic Balinese entrance gate of Bayu Guest House in Ubud, Bali
The entrance to Bayu Guest House in Ubud, Bali
A wooden door with Intircate wood carvings and a sacred statue of Ganesha (Hindu elephant-deity) are the first things you’ll see as you enter Bayu Guest House in Ubud, Bali
Elaborate garden décor at Bayu Guest House in Ubud, Bali
The beautiful compound of Bayu Guest House in Ubud, Bali
Interesting décor of the Rama room and its surrounding area at Bayu Guest House in Ubud, Bali
A pleasant and beautiful morning from our Rama room at Bayu Guest House in Ubud, Bali

Even though the paddy field was bare when we first arrived (as seen in the first/featured photo above) and slightly bare-looking the day after (as seen in the last photo), my sister and I managed and were happy to watch the farmers plant the paddy seedlings in the field, and took beautiful photos like the ones above. 😀


Bayu Guest House

Monkey Forest Street | Lane Mandia Bungalow
No.3, Ubud, Gianyar – Bali 80571, Indonesia
Telephone: +62 8123 888 599 / +62 8563 888 196
Email: info@bayuguesthouse.com

6 Comment

  1. How much per night, Erika? Would appreciate you could advise. =)

    1. Hi Jaron,

      A night’s stay in the Rama room was about Rp. 465,000 which was equivalent to RM138 (complimentary breakfast). Do check with Bayu Guest House for the latest pricing. 🙂

  2. You're welcome, it's always a pleasure. 🙂 Bali, watch out for the return of the HoliDaze a.k.a Derek!

  3. Amazing looking place! Looks like I need to make another trip out to Bali. Thanks for the information, cannot wait for part two 🙂

  4. Oh yeah, you should stay there when you're in Ubud especially when the paddy fields are lush and green. If you're lucky, you'll get to see some wondering bebek/ducks too. It's an amazing sight and experience. =D

  5. wow thats really niceee! truly a place to relax ur mind and soul! =D

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