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56 reviews
Merta House - your home in the jungle
terrace situation in the night,,,
pool view in the night situation
area situation in evening
Private pool and garden
Large private pool for your enjoyment
The gazebo is a lovely place for a coffee or drink
full traditional furniture, feel balinese home
another TV ,Dvd,and CD, in bedroom
dressing table
sitting area in the lounge
cable TV, strereo,Dvd,and wifi
Naturally lit - fully enclosed bathroom
hot and cold water in wash basin,hair dryer, and another amenities in bathroom
Bathroom amenities available always
The naturally lit bathroom is fully enclosed
kitchen and amenities
Your breakfast is ready!
8 x 3 metters pool size
Fancy a swim in the pool?
Home temple at Merta
our sign board in front of property
space for parking,,and the gazebo for meeting point with friend,,share experience with local friend
Entrance gate
A lot of effort goes into making sure you feel welcome and at home
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1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Ubud, Bali

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Sandra J
Bondi, Australia
1 review
“More AMAZING than you can ever imaging!!!”
Reviewed 18 January 2016 for a stay in December 2015

We spend 4 days at the AMAZING Merta House in Jasan Village in Dec 2015.

It was an experience we will never ever forget. And we CAN'T WAIT to come visit again!

Our host Made De Nada is the warmest and loveliest host and he welcomed us into his family with open arms.

I have categorised this review in sections, so it is easier for potential guests to look at aspects which are important to them.

HOST:
Made is the kindest soul and he was always there to help and give advice to ensure you get the most memberable and authentic experience whilst in Ubud.

HOUSE:
The house is spacious but cozy with lovely Balinese interior details. There is a very warm and loving energy in the house. You sleep like a baby!

POOL:
The pool is a spring water pool, which makes the water so clear and clean and most importantly refreshing when you need to cool off. There is nothing worse than a heated pool on a really hot day. Best pool I been to in all of Bali.

BREAKFAST:
Made's staff come and cook you breakfast every morning as part of your booking. There's several choices between traditional Balinese food and western meals. Delicious every time.

ROOM SERVICE:
Made and his family lives next door to Merta so when you ring the bell his staff can come straight away and be of assistance. Always with the biggest smile on the faces :). There is a big menu for any food you might want to get and have in the house.

WI-FI:
Really good wi-fi connection.

AIRCON:
The bedroom has an aircon, so you sleep really well in a very nice and cool room. The kitchen and lounge has fans, which is all that you need.

TRANSPORT:
Made's lovely cousin Wayan came and picked us up in Seminyak as part of the package. Made and his staff are always available to take you into Ubud for shopping, restaurants or other day trips you might want to go on.
When we left for Uluwatu we had a fantastic driver also named Made who had so much patience in the busy traffic on New Years Day. We want to give extra thanks to him as we had to sit in traffic for a whole day. We very much appreciated your help and we hope your way back wasn't too bad.

INSECTS:
We had been in Seminyak with all sorts of bugs coming into the house and mosquitos biting us left right and centre. But at Merta house you barely see a mosquito. And the most AMAZING thing is, they don't use insect spray for spiritual reason but rather ask the insects to stay in the jungle and IT WORKS. We sat literally in the Jungle and had meals with Made and his friends and you barely got bitten at all. There are frogs, dragonflies and lots of butterflies at Merta House garden but they leave you alone and go about their own business but never enters the house :).

COMMUNITY:
Made has a lovely community in Jasan Village and he is very happy to take you around and show you the village. We became very friendly with his family and friends and spend an unforgettable New Years Eve with them and some other locals. Magical place and wonderful people!

SPIRITUALITY:
Merta house is a blessed house with a clear spirit guarding over it. You feel very very safe and constantly protected. Its so peaceful and a perfect spot for mediation and reflection for anyone travelling on their own or with family.


We are so grateful that we got the opportunity to come and experience Merta House and Jasan Village. We thought we would go to Ubud and have a relaxing time in a beautiful house but we never realised we'd find a little piece of heaven.

Thank you a million Made and lots of love to your family and friends. We'll see you soon! xxx Sandra&Dan

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
22 Jan 2016
I am humbed by your review.
Thank you so much for your kind words.
Merta means blessing - also Made's surname, and this house is just such a beautiful place to be.
New years eve - Selamat Tahun baruuu!!!!!
I know what a special time you would have had.
I am so happy that others can also enjoy and appreciate what we have tried to achieve.
Somewhere where you can see and feel the heart of Bali.
Sit down and spend some time with some beautiful people..........its amazing.
Take care.
Nicholee and Made
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Melbourne
Reviewed 16 January 2016 for a stay in November 2015

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Liked best: All of it
Liked least: leaving!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
22 Jan 2016
Wow - Thank you so much.
We are so happy you enjoyed your time at Merta.
It really is a special place.
We hope you will come back sometime.
Take care,
Nicholee and Made
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A TripAdvisor Member
2 reviews
“fantastic!”
Reviewed 4 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015

Let me start off by saying how lovely and genuine Made, Wayan and the rest of the staff are. If you want to escape the common touristy path and experience real balinese village life this is the place to stay. great price, unbelievable service and a lovely clean oasis hidden away from the hustle and bustle of ubud(about 30 minute drive) and just a small walk from the jungle and rice fields. serious 5 star service. highly recommended for couples who want to relax and experience real balinese culture!

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Management Response
4 Dec 2015
thank you so much for your reviews,,,we a very happy can assist you during your holiday here,,and we hope can serve you again next time,,many thanks
best regards
nic and made
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Veronica...
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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person found this review helpful

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
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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