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Local house at nyuhkuning, Ubud
Local house at nyuhkuning, Ubud

Entire home/apt

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

2 Beds

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About this listing

The Space

The is a unique, private 1 bedroom house with two twin beds. It is located in Nyuh Kuning Village which is safe, quiet and is separated by the “green lung" (the famous Monkey Forest) from the busyness of Ubud. Relax in this fully furnished, NON-SMOKING, spacious-feeling home within walking distance to Ubud. Amenities include:

•Free WI-FI (Super High Speed up to 10 Mbps) •Large living room
•Kitchen with eat-in bar
•Air Fan •Hot Water (Heater)
•1 Bathroom with hot water
•Antique Eco Mini Bar Table
•Small Flip desk area in master bedroom
•Drinking water provided

Guest Access

I'm live in Denpasar and coordinate with the housekeeper daily by Phone. I currently working nearly from Ubud, so if you need help, I can take a look to my house everyday after 5pm, please contact me via (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN).

My housekeeper will clean every 2 days except Sunday and holidays between 9 am - until 11 am unless you make other arrangements because you want morning privacy for meditation/yoga. You can also request to clean house by contact me with extra fee about US$11.

He can't speaks English, but you can contact me by (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) if need something urgent.

Several days before arriving in Ubud please let me know what time you plan to arrive and whether you need transportation. I can give you the email addresses for a driver it's $36.

The space

The house is a unique,private 1 bedroom house with two beds. It's located in Nyuh Kuning Village which is safe,quiet and is separated by the "green lung"( the famous Monkey Forest ) from the busyness of Ubud.
Amenities include :
-Free Wi-Fi(super high speed up to 10 Mbps)
-Large living room
-Kitchen with eat-in bar
-Air Fan
-Hot Water (Heater)
-1 Bathroom with hot Water
-Antique Eco Mini Bar Table
-Small Flip desk area in

Guest access

My house is a 20 minute walk through this safe quiet road (or 5-10 minute bike ride) away from Ubud's dining, shopping, etc. Note that walking involves going through the Ubud Monkey Forest which is safe but not well lit at night so you need a flashlight/torch if walking (shhhh...the monkeys are sleeping at night :-)). From my house to Yoga Barn is an 8 minute bike ride there for me and it is roughly 1 km. (6/10 of a mile) between the epicenter of central Ubud to my house.

Interaction with guests

I live at woodcarver village at kemenuh with my families.

Other things to note

Bali VISA ON ARRIVAL: Effective July 3, 2014 fee increase from $25 USD to $35 USD. If you are coming to Bali as a visitor to Bali for less than 30 days (and don't already have a visa for Indonesia in your passport obtaineed from your home country), you are required to buy one on arrival before getting into the Passport Control queue. FOOD: There are no meals included in this price, but with one day notice Luhnik (housekeeper) can make breakfast at the villa e.g. fresh squeezed juice, coffee/tea and banana crepes or spring roll 45,000 Rp. She can cook lunch or dinner my favorite is her yellow coconut chicken with vegetable curry 60,000 Rp. or with tempe/tofu 45,000 Rp. FOOD: FYI, I live in Seattle and can eat much healthier and more affordably in Ubud/Nyuh Kuning where all ingredients are locally-sourced. Down the street is Warung Coconut (cheap/excellent/new/special health drinks using raw chocolat and turmeric/bubble (tapioca) drinks), DeWarung (local) or for an awesome Japanese food experience that is real Japanese with no sushi but with Soba/Udon (I ate here for the first time yesterday and found out it was one of the first restaurants in Ubud always owned by japanese chef, the food and kitchen are super clean, the menu is true Japanese and the country of origin for each item is on the menu, e.g. fixed price lunch for terriayi chicken with rice, miso and mixed vegetables was 50,000 Rp ($4.25) Wow! It's called Kagemusha and is about 8 minute walk from the house. In Ubud at several places expat organic/hippie places like Kafe at the Yoga Barn, Clear cafe, Down To Earth or Bali Buddha for less than $5. There are many places to eat in Ubud, i tend to favorite ones that offer local, organic and healthy choices but not all visitors like that style. Also on Jalan Nyuh Kuning there is a japanese-owned buffet to have nasi campur called Warung Sopa where you can select local organic red rice and pick 5 buffet items like curried banana flower, fern tips, tofu, beet salad, bittermelon, sweet tempe. Down to Earth in Ubud is all vegetarian and super healthy/fresh. The Ubud working coop center with hyper fast email for expats who work in ubud called Hubud near the monkey forest also has a salad bar and vegan food. Healthy comfort food can be found at Little K cafe inside the Yoga Barn or Kafe or Clear Cafe or Bali Buddha. Taco Casa has awesome tex mex food and is one of the top five local restaurants in Ubud. Jalan Monkey forest road has the majority of tourist/western food choices. Higher end is Mozaic...for a 6 course meal with the best service in bali is $75 per person where the chef trained at the French Laundry in Napa Valley, CA and it's awesome. Indonesian/western blend food at Janet deNeff's Casa Luna is a nice place as is Terrazzo for Italian. There is an awesome new Indian restaurant a few doors down from the main Palace. There are more touristy foods with western food like Nomads or for pretty good and definitely reasonably priced French food i like Cafe Des Artistes

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 12AM (midnight)
Check Out: 12AM (midnight)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: $6 / night after the first guest
Weekly Discount: 1%
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House Rules

House Rules Check in after 2pm but before 10 pm on the day of arrival and check out is by noon. The house is normally fully booked. The housekeeper needs the full 2 hours between guests to prepare the house. If you would like to request a late check out contact me several days in advance and i will let you know if it is possible based on if another guest is arriving on your check out day. Perhaps you could leave your luggage at the house if no guests are arriving on your departure day if you are doing a tour. Otherwise, if you are not checked out by 1 p.m. a fee of one night's stay will be charged. If leaving before 9 am, please tell Jaya, the housekeeper, the day before to arrange how to return the key to formally check you out. Please don't take the sheets they are custom-made hotel quality and cost $150 each, don't take the towels or soap (hard to believe I have to mention this but it's common that guests have taken them). If you spill soft drinks, red wine, cranberry juice or tomato sauce on the terrazzo floor please clean it up immediately and tell Jaya because other guests have not and the entire floor in the house has needed to be refinished.

No smoking. No sub leasing allowed. We know the price could be higher but we want it to remain affordable for people who appreciate the design and are eco-conscious.

POWER CUTS / WATER CUTS Occasionally, there are power and/or water cuts. We apologize for any inconvenience, this is due to the shortage of electricity/water in the island. It's only happened once at my house.

IDENTITY DOCUMENTS: Please give the staff a Photocopy of your passport (or the house keeper) can make one for you if you give her 20,000 Rp ($1.50). We are required to give a photocopy of your Passport to our local Indonesian police.

DISCLAIMER : Due to the increase of tourism on the island we are sorry to not be able to guarantee complete silence; village life is busy. Noises from ceremonies, roosters, dogs barking, motorbikes are possible and unpredictable and to be expected in Bali outside of a Hyatt or Four Seasons resort property this cannot constitute a valid reason for canceling.

DOs and DON'Ts (here): Alcohol is ok but unless you want to end your life in an Indonesian jail, don't be silly and bring drugs. No crazy parties - but then you wouldn't be choosing Ubud if that's what you are after. As in any developing country or big city in the world it's always best to keep your valuables, cash, cameras, laptops, etc. on your person at all times. The small wooden joglo bedroom at my house has the most secure western style lock on the front door possible, but keep all valuable possessions with you at all times.

DOs and DON'Ts (temples):If you plan on going to a temple, make sure you bring (or borrow) a sarong and sash, and - if you are a woman - a blouse that at least covers your arms to the elbow. In some temples this is not compulsory, but in all cases, it will show your respect for our local Hindu people's values and beliefs.



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17 Reviews

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Emma User Profile
April 2017
I stayed in Wayan's house in Nyuh Kuning for a months in April 2017. The house is of a good size with two beds and an open plan to the kitchen. Bathroom is spacious with hot water. Wifi is excellent. Communication with Wayan about anything is always very quick and easy. What you might want to know is that the motorbikes run on the road just outside so it is not always very quiet. Nyuh Kuning is just south of Ubud but it is easy to walk through the Monkey Forest to get to town, this takes about 15 minutes.

Nina User Profile
March 2017
This house in a nice neighbourhood but please go find a better location if you are interested in Br. Nyuh Kuning. So noicy all night and morning. The house was probably cleaned after the last guest but that might have been a month ago. I stayed for a week and had to ask the owner for a house cleaning. Once, come on!!! We are in a tropical climate, bugs and dirt is everyday business here. A cleaning every second day is perferred!

Morgan User Profile
January 2017
Honestly we had a great stay! The house was perfect for us. Yes there were some bugs, who cares. And some stray dogs barking and festivals but the house was what it was for value and my friend and I loved it. Having cable tv was also a bonus and was perfect after a long day out exploring

Ger User Profile
December 2016
The cottage is good. The service from Wayan very good. There is no nice place to be outside.

Samantha User Profile
January 2016
Wayan was an excellent and flexible host, and I am extremely happy with how I was treated. He offered to pick me up at the airport, and made sure I had whatever I needed. Also, Wifi was fast and reliable. Unfortunately, the place was unkempt. There was food left on the kitchen counter before I arrived, so literally thousands of ants were swarming around the food pieces. Cleanliness was generally lacking, and there were a number of small problems that added up to being quite bothersome. I never even unpacked, and left early, and do not plan to return. I do plan on staying in contact with Wayan, and would consider staying at one of his other properties.

Sanna User Profile
October 2015
I was planing to stay at Wayan's house for almost 3 weeks. I moved out earlier mostly because of the traffic noise. Over all the place is well located in the central Nyuh Kuning area and with a very nice vegan restaurant up the road. The house is basic. I meet Wayan's ones and his sister most of the times they came to drop by and cleaning was inly made once a week instead of every 2-3 day as I expected before. Wayan has more quite and serene accommodation to rent if that is what you are looking for. This place is probably more suited for young travelers that will not be in the house much and likes to get up early with the traffic and business of the street. Bring earplugs!

Eirik User Profile
November 2014
I would most definitely recommend to stay with Wayan if you want to experience some true Balineese culture. In addition to get to experience the lifestyle at his home with his family, he can also take you to multiple cultural attractions for a fair price. My girfriend and I stayed at Wayan's place for two days at the end of our two weeks stay in Bali and felt we got more long-lasting memories and cultural experience from those two days than the rest of our stay in Bali. Note: We upgraded to stay at his villa, not the "two nice houses on the rice paddies" as listed. The room we upgraded too was very clean.

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I Wayan User Profile

Hi, I'm Wayan Widnyana. I live in Kemenuh in East Ubud, with my family of wood carvers.

One interesting thing about me is that I worked for 8 years in the US as Japanese Chef! I am happy to be back with my family in Bali and with my beautiful new bride.

I have several different types of accommodation available, from private, luxury villas to rooms in my own home where you can experience the authentic Balinese way of life. Come learn wood carving and Balinese cooking with my family and help prepare for a Saraswati or Galungan ceremony with us. Or take a bicycle ride around our village to see the beautiful rice paddies and Petanu river. Definitely, you will leave with many cherished memories and new friends!

Salamat Datang de Bali!

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