BaliUbud $$$$$ City Center

Jani's Place Cottage: Review

5-star service for 3-star prices. Experience added extras like free daily activities, spacious guest rooms, free afternoon tea, and an evening turn-down service, usually reserved for uber-expensive resorts. Jani's Place Cottage gracefully combines modern style and conveniences with traditional Balinese décor and service excellence.

The hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Ubud, a short walk from dozens of healthy restaurants, trendy bars, and popular attractions like the Sacred Monkey Forest. Reception can also arrange reasonably-priced day tours for guests wanting to venture further and explore Bali’s picturesque rice fields, waterfalls, and beaches.

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3.5 star Hotel


$$$$$Rates start at less than $59 per night


City Center
  • 12 Rooms
  • Airport transfer available (charged)
  • Free on-site parking
  • Breakfast included (based on room package)
  • All ages welcome
  • Opened 2017
  • Check-in 12:00PM
  • Check-out 2:00PM


Entrance from main roadEntrance from main road
Garden walkway to receptionGarden walkway to reception
Hotel poolHotel pool
Restaurant dining areaRestaurant dining area
Reception from pool areaReception from pool area
Shared lounge areaShared lounge area
Around the hotel - ground level
Guest balconyGuest balcony
Common lounge areaCommon lounge area
Around the hotel - upper level
Statue of Hindu godess, Kali, on upper floor

Internet & Tech

SpeedTest results:
Download speed
19.20 Mbps
Upload speed
1.85 Mbps
6 ms
These results are an average of 3 tests completed at a random time of day.
  • Wifi access: Free (all guests)
  • Wifi strength: Very strong
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Power outlets: Convenient (local input)
  • Printer: Paid (Lobby)
  • In-room safe: 13 inch laptop friendly
  • In-room music player: None


  • Excellent bed comfort
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Average soundproofing
  • Very dark window coverings
  • 32" Satellite TV
  • Medium size in-room safe
  • Paid minibar
  • Mini fridge
  • Kitchen
  • Complimentary coffee & tea

Room types:

Deluxe Room 35 sqm
1 double or 2 single

Spacious room with private balcony overlooking swimming pool.

Family Room 45 sqm
1 double and 2 single

Larger room with extra bedding for families.

Wardrobe and deskWardrobe and desk
Deluxe room


  • Outdoor pools: 1
  • Spa services
  • Free daily activities
  • Bar
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Busboy
  • Manicured gardens
Underground parking at entrance

Food & Drink

  • Very good food quality
  • Excellent food service
  • Room service available
  • Vegetarian options
  • Low-carb options
  • Wheat-free options
  • Restaurants nearby: Lots and lots


$$$$$Jani's Restaurant

Breakfast restaurant also open for lunch and dinner. Traditional Indonesian and Balinese meals like nasi goreng and curries. Generous, 3 course breakfast options and free daily afternoon tea.

Fresh oatmealFresh oatmeal
Balinese breakfastBalinese breakfast
Nasi gorengNasi goreng
Fruit platterFruit platter
Fresh fruit juiceFresh fruit juice
Breakfast at Jani's Restaurant
Pandan pancakePandan pancake
Coconut bananasCoconut bananas
Pisang goreng (fried banana)Pisang goreng (fried banana)
Cakes & dessert

What's Nearby

Tegallalang Rice Terrace


Part of the UNESCO World Heritage listed Bali Province Cultural Landscape. Stunning views with plenty of photo opportunities on giant swings and bird nests. Watch farmers and see the traditional irrigation system, Subak, at work.

10.83 kms (6.77 miles) Driving time: 24 mins

Map... Get driving directions... Full attraction details...

Ubud Palace


The definitive example of traditional Balinese culture and art located within the heart of Ubud. The palace is the traditional home of the Sukawati royal family who still reside in the rear of the compound today. The front of the compound is open for visitors to wander and marvel at the Hindu-inspired architecture, sculptures and landscaped tropical gardens.

1.75 kms (1.09 miles) Walking time: 23 mins

Map... Get walking directions... Full attraction details...

Taco Casa


Fresh Balinese produce blends perfectly with traditional Mexican flavors at Ubud's Taco Casa. Unlike many Mexican restaurant chains, Taco Casa's tortillas, taco shells, corn chips, guacamole, hot sauce, salsas and salad dressings are freshly made in-house with no MSG, preservatives, or other nasties.

60 meters (198 feet) Walking time: 1 min

Map... Get walking directions... Full restaurant details...

Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave)


An 11th century place of meditation, now made of 2 parts. 1 man-made cave contains small offering alters. Continue downstairs to a Hindu temple. Discover relics of stone carvings, bathing pools and water fountains. The site is full of moss-covered rocks with Indiana Jones vibes.

3.21 kms (2.01 miles) Driving time: 8 mins

Map... Get driving directions... Full attraction details...


Best Parts:
  • 5-star service with added extras like twice daily cleaning.
  • Spacious rooms with large bathrooms and private balconies.
  • 3-course breakfasts with traditional Indonesian and Balinese and Western options.
  • Central location. Walking distance to dozens of restaurants, bars, and tourist attractions.
Could Be Better:
  • Expensive Taxi's Rp100,000 (USD$6.28) to travel 1-way within the Ubud area.
  • Soundproofing. Loud music from neighbouring restaurants can be heard in guest rooms.
  • Underground carpark gets covered in a few inches of water in heavy rain.
  • Hot water takes 2-3 minutes to heat for showers.
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Contact Details

Jani’s Place Cottage

Jalan Raya Pengosekan, Ubud, Gianyar, 80571, Bali, Indonesia



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