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I read a fair few mixed reviews when we booked in to Balikana but overall, my stay was a positive one! They offered a very competitive price for that part of the island and the front bungalow rooms were beautiful - clean, well put together...More
1 Thank Lizzie W
Response from easygoingtraveller16, Owner at Balikana Boutique Beach ResortResponded 12 October 2014
Dear Guest, thank your for taking the time to review our hotel, and for giving us the benefit of the doubt in sifting through the positive and negative reviews to form your own opinion. We are always trying to improve, and your critic of the...More
I am writing this on behalf of me and my partner. We stayed at Balikana for 3 nights as a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of Central Gili T.
Positives: fabulous pool, clean room, great beds, cool outdoor shower in the ensuite bathroom,...More
1 Thank bourkecm
Response from easygoingtraveller16, Owner at Balikana Boutique Beach ResortResponded 18 July 2014
Dear Guest thank you so much for taking the time to write a critic on our facilities. We appreciate all input. We can only say how sorry we are that the roomboy did not provide on spot service for your toilet paper and soap requests....More
This place is dirty run down. You do not get the value for your money. There are no beach chairs to lie on and the pool is filled with bugs, smells bad and we would not recommend swimming in it. We stayed in the standard...More
1 Thank Sandra V
Response from easygoingtraveller16, Owner at Balikana Boutique Beach ResortResponded 17 July 2014
Dear Guest, sorry for your nightmare experience. We appreciate your review because it gives us a chance to respond. We did profusely apologize for your unhappiness with your stay and personally paid for your ride out, a value of 75,000 rupiah. Your first room was...More
From the photos and outside looks very nice but all place look like after epidemic catastrophy... -lost in a past...
receptionist sometimes working and usually no
Room is big but not well maintained-toilette didn't work.shower had almost no water.long way from the city but beach...More
2 Thank MyFlirtWithReality
Response from easygoingtraveller16, Owner at Balikana Boutique Beach ResortResponded 7 February 2014
Dear Guest, a very big apology for any slight you might have felt while staying at Balikana. I have contacted Made at balikana and addressed this issue. Toilets and water are a tricky situation on the island and always is maintained and remainted. It is...More
We didn't stay at the resort but it looked sweet and cozy, mininum stay 3nights, little warned out. Might be a bit far for those looking for crowd and party. At the end of the day its a retreat place - feels like perfect escape...More
Response from easygoingtraveller16, Owner at Balikana Boutique Beach ResortResponded 13 January 2014
Dear Guest, thank you so much for your review of our restaurant and feedback on your feeling of our hotel and location. The three night minimal was enforced for high season only and we do accept one night bookings. Extensive renovations have been in effect...More