Twin bedroomOne sitting area on the verandah. (shared space)
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Photographer home in heart of Bali2

IndonesiaBaliUbud
Private room
2 Guests
2 Beds
$59
Per Night
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About this listing

Twin bed room in the home of photographer Rio Helmi, tucked away in a lush garden w 7m plunge pool; 2minute walk to center of town. Friendly staff, look after you and service the room. (breakfast,twin beds, ensuite bathroom) It's a home, not a hotel!

Twin bedroom

Twin bedroom


The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Room type: Private room

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Weekly discount: 14%
Cancellation: Strict

Description

The Space

(Please note that our price includes a basic breakfast, served from 7:30 through to 11:00am.)

This listing features twin beds with en suite bathroom. The room is fully air-conditioned.

Set in a building which also contains another bedroom (feel free to view at my other listings on Airbnb), the house also features a living room and a large-ish verandah with out door sitting areas, for you to relax and enjoy your holiday in Bali.

You will find a 7x2meter plunge pool set in a small garden. There is WIFI access, and cable TV access in the living room. The house is located in Ubud town center with just 5 minutes to main road leading to Ubud market.

Variety of shopping centre and restaurants are available, all within an easy walk. Simple breakfast of fruit, eggs and toast, or optionally fruit and yoghurt with granola will be provided. Indonesian breakfast (fried rice/nasi goreng) can also be ordered.

Pool is shared by other guests occupying other rooms in the house. Feel free to message me if you have any further enquiries.

Guest Access

Pool, verandah sitting area, living room with cable tv.

The Neighborhood

In the middle of Ubud, a proper neighborhood though busy, with food stalls, bicycle rentals, small shops and even a herb walk specialist. There's a ricefield walk about 5 minutes away.

Getting Around

It is just 150 meters from the main road, so it's easy to arrange transport, plus we have drivers on tap.

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House Rules
Check-in is after 2PM

No smoking in rooms, no drug use, no late night parties

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Availability
2 nights minimum stay
One sitting area on the verandah. (shared space)

One sitting area on the verandah. (shared space)

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Rio

Rio

Ubud, Indonesia · Member since February 2013

Born in Europe in 1954 to an Indonesian diplomat father and a Turkish mother, Rio Helmi has been capturing images of Asia and writing since 1978. His work can be seen in magazines, documentaries and more than 20 large format photographic books. Shows of Rio's still photography have been held in Bali, Jakarta, Madrid, Miyazaki, Palo Alto, San Francisco, and Sydney.

From the late Seventies to the early Eighties, Rio worked as a photographer/writer and associate editor in the Indonesian media (Bali Post, Mutiara, Sinar Harapan,). Since 1983, Rio has freelanced for many regional and international magazines (Asiaweek, Geo, Harper's Bazaar, New York Times, Tempo, Time, Vanity Fair, Vogue etc).

Rio has been based in Bali for more than three decades, and speaks five languages fluently: Indonesian, Balinese, English, French, and German - as well as what he describes as a “pretty light smattering of Tibetan". He writes in Indonesian and English, and also blogs sporadically about a wide range of topics. He has also moderated panel sessions and conducted public interviews at the Ubud Writer's and Reader's Festival which is now an annual event of international repute.

His latest book is a retrospective portfolio of Bali over the last 30 years called “Memories of the Sacred" launched early October 2010.

His work can be seen on (URL HIDDEN) - Rio also blogs sporadically for the Huffington Post.

Rio has a gallery in Ubud showcasing his work, with a small cafe attached with the best coffee in town (our clients say so!).
(URL HIDDEN) - Rio has also recently launched a new website dedicated to Ubud whose title "Ubud Now and Then" says it all, given that Rio has lived in Ubud nearly 40 years. The site naturally has events, dining, and other listings but also has an interesting blog roll written by various locals and long term residents associated with Ubud. You will find updated videos and photos . Rio describes the site as "a cosmopolitan small town newspaper". You can also find it on (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) for more chatty and interactive updates. One or two nights is not enough for Ubud!

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