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“Perfect Oasis”
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Welcome to lovely Merta House - in the real Bali.
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Welcome to lovely Merta House - in the real Bali.
Living area into kitchen. High ceilings, cool and comfortable Comfortable lounge area. Cable TV and DVD.
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Welcome to lovely Merta House - in the real Bali.
Living area into kitchen. High ceilings, cool and comfortable
Comfortable lounge area. Cable TV and DVD.
Lounge Room
The gazebo is a lovely place for a coffee or drink
Meals and kitchen area
Beautiful comfortable giant bed, with waterwall and TV/DVD
The bed has lights and waterwall switches on it so you dont have to get out of bed
Watch a movie or listen to the waterwall trickling down the rocks. So relaxing.
Bathroom
Come and experience life in a traditional Balinese village.
Join in with ceremonies and activities, or just relax and read a book or watch a movie
Clean and comfortable, an experience you will never forget
Dining area
Relax on the porch and listen to the birds
Come and relax at Merta House in the jungle/mountain area. Experience life in a Bali village
Jasan Village
Home temple at Merta
terrace situation in the night,,,
Kitchen area
area situation in evening
Private pool and garden
Large private pool for your enjoyment
dressing table
Huge comfortable bed
hot and cold water in wash basin,hair dryer, and another amenities in bathroom
Bathroom amenities available always
kitchen and amenities
Pool
Fancy a swim in the pool?
our sign board in front of property
Large living area
Night time on the porch
So pretty
Come and take a break at Merta House
Pleanty of parking area and traditional kitchen for your use
The naturally lit bathroom is fully enclosed
Night time
Your breakfast is ready!
Beautiful Jasan Village
There is beauty all around, many places for walking, jungle trekking, rice fields. All beautiful
So close to nature
Come on in, welcome!
Merta House - your home in the jungle
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1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Ubud, Gianyar, Bali

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VeronicaH...
New York City, New York
1 review
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“Perfect Oasis”
Reviewed 18 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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When I booked this house I fell in love with the photos. When I finally got to see it in person, it was way more beautiful! Merta House is a unique and lovely oasis tucked away from the bustling city. Jasan Village is only 20 minutes from Ubud by car. It was the perfect location for us.

The house was spotless and the staff was professional and so attentive to our needs. I became ill during the middle of my Bali trip due to something I ate in Sulawesi perhaps a week prior. Getting sick in a foreign country miles from home is a very scary experience. Made and the staff took such good care of me. They all made sure I had everything I needed and prepared healing juices for me every day. Healthcare in Bali is VERY affordable by the way. Only paid $130 for exam, blood work and medication.

I couldn't do too many tours, but the ones that Made set up for us were so amazing. I spent the rest of my stay in the house trying to heal. Every other day the staff would accommodate me at the house for facials, mani-pedis and massages. At Merta house, you have the comfort and luxury of spa services right in the beautiful garden by the pool!

There are also two restaurants affiliated with the rental for take-out. So convenient!

Don't go anywhere else for tours. Made and the staff are very knowledgeable about the island and will take you to all the best spots. The prices are great too. And do use their spa! One of my best experiences was getting a full day spa package by the gorgeous pool.

I'm really going to miss this house! Thank you Made and staff for your hospitality and all your help! :)

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Liked best: The garden, pool and the attention to detail and care the staff put into our visit
Liked least: Nothing. Everything was perfect.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
19 Sep 2015
thank you so much for stay in Merta and has made reviews for us,,,we just try our best as our system is family system,,and we will alaways try our best,,and thank you so much for your great to ur staff,,we hope can serve you again next time,,,many thanks

best regards
made and nic
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john o
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Peaceful Getaway”
Reviewed 16 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

First off, let me say how welcoming Made and his staff were. Throughout our stay, they were very attentive to our needs and went above and beyond to help make it a memorable stay. The amazing Villa itself is situated in Jason Village, about 25 minutes outside of Ubud. If you are looking for a quiet, peaceful experience with lots of opportunities to engage in Balinese culture, this is a great starting point. The pictures truly don't show how beautiful this villa actually is. The only thing that could have made our stay better, was if the spring water fed pool had a heater. We traveled with two young children (5 and 1) who love swimming, but refused to swim at the villa because it was so cold.

Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
19 Sep 2015
thank you so much for your reviews,,,hope we can serve you again in Merta,,many thanks

best regards
made and nic
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Jennie-Le...
Clifton, null, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Amazing Villa and Hosts <3”
Reviewed 26 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Merta House is a hidden gem in Bali. Beginning with the friendliest of pickups from Uluwatu, we knew we were in safe hands! It really is a good as it looks in the photos! Made was the friendliest of hosts and went out of his way to make our stay as comfortable and fun as possible. You will leave Bali with a new friend! Jasan Village is a true Balinese Village and Made's friends and family in the village made us feel very at home; we were truly sad to say goodbye, but leave with some very special memories.

A highlight was spending the day with Made's cousin, 'Wayan' who organises cycling tours. We had our own private tour from the volcanoes down through his villages' rice fields meeting his friends and family along the way. Can't recommend highly enough.

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Liked best: Our hosts
Liked least: Saying goodbye
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
27 Jul 2015
Beautiful!
Thank you very much for your kind words.
Made and everyone really do try their best to make people welcome and to show them life in a Balinese village.
We hope you will come back one day and visit.
It is true - you do leave with genuine, lifelong friends, and I cry everytime I say goodbye, as do other regular visitors.
The people are just so beautiful, and the stay at Merta is always special.
Thanks very much for taking your holiday at Merta House.
We hope you will remember it for a long time.
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Lisa C
1 review
“Even better than the pictures!”
Reviewed 13 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Merta house, meaning blessing was just that! The house was even more beautiful than the pictures. A very private and peaceful location. The staff were readily available with the ring of a bell or a friendly checkup. Sometimes they knew we were hungry for lunch before we had realized ourselves. Very attentive without being overbearing. The property is very clean and manicured, there was always a wonderful incense aroma wafting in the air day and night.
We liked the central location away from the busy city life. Just a quick 20 minute drive to Ubud.
Made was a dream, booking all our tours and scheduling our spa treatments. We got a very personal experience allowing us to truly enjoy Bali in a very relaxed way that may not have happened if we had booked through a Hotel. Made has a very good sense of humor and we loved his stories about local culture. He never got tired of our questions, and there were many.
The only thing we would recommend would be to list the transfer prices (for car rides) along with the cost of tours or activities in the activity book. We were a bit surprised at the end when we got the bill. We would never expect any services for free, but if would be nice to know the cost, if any before getting charged. Made was very understanding and was kind enough to work a deal for us. We were very appreciative!
Overall a wonderful stay, with lots of activities or you could choose to spend the day relaxing by the pool. Either way, the staff will make you feel welcome and at home.

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Liked best: The daily breakfast was amazing.
Liked least: Nothing, everything was perfect!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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Management Response
14 Jul 2015
Wow thanks so much. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay - Maybe someday you would like to come back. We would love to see you again. Many Thanks - Merta House
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Elsa A
1 review
“Wonderful !”
Reviewed 20 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We had a wonderful stay in Merta House. We really enjoyed the house but even more our hosts who were fully available for us, welcoming and made everything "easy" as it's Made's answer to each of your request ! :)
The house is cleaned daily, you can choose your breakfast hour every morning and they can bring your diner if you are too lazy to get out !
Made takes all in charge, he sends someone to take us at the airport and even organized us a tour on the way to our next destination.
We highly recommand Merta House and thank you again for everything !

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Management Response
21 Jun 2015
Wow - Thank you so much - we are very happy you enjoyed your holiday 0 and hope to see you again some day. Many Thanks.
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