Sunday, 28 September 2014

Padma Resort Bali at Legian, Stayed and Reviewed.

On our yearly visit to Bali, The Wife decided to stay at the Padma Resort Bali at Legian. Tripadvisor gave it 4.5 out of 5. The Wife choose it because it is family-friendly. The location is walking distance from the bustling and claustrophobic atmosphere of Kuta. Shops and restaurant are located just outside the hotel, which means we can go for local food and buy mineral water without a problem.

The hotel ground is quite expansive. There are 2 swimming pools. the one that we normally go to is the Lagoon pool as it has the Kiddy pool there. One event that we look forward to is the Koi fish feeding session. There are 2 sessions daily, 9am and 5pm. During our stay, we were the only family on the 5pm session. So the Concierge gave us the fish food and we fed it ourselves. The hotel is surrounded by small ornamental pools with lots of koi fishes. We fed them all.

The hotel map.

Hallway, upon entry. On the left is the wardrobe.

Opposite view. The hotel gave us an adjoining room.

The huge bed.

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My side of the bed. With power outlet.

The Wife's side. We moved the side chair to
the balcony to make space.

The bathroom has an opened entrance

The bathroom, with a standalone tub. The sink area is quite small.

Shower on the right and toilet on the left.

The hotel lobby with its opened space.

Another view. The roof is typical Bali. 

View of the main restaurant at night, the Donbiu.

One of the buffet we attended.

There was a cultural event that night at the main restaurant.

The gamelan players.

Another view.

After the event, we were allowed to take photos with the dancers.

The other view from the restaurant. Behind this is the other
swimming pool.

View of the Lagoon Pool, from the room balcony.

Another view.

The kiddies pool.

The other swimming pool.

Another view.

One of the Koi pond at the front entrance.

The path to the beach.

The beach, behind Padma. It is public beach.

The waves are quite strong this time of the year.

The public beach, the umbrellas and benches are rented.

The beach is very nice. Not too crowded. The sand is very fine.

It is quite a good hotel. Service is good and food is good too. The daughter loves the pool and the koi pond. I love the architecture of the buildings and how it retains the Bali style in it. I would definitely come again.

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