11 Affordable Hotels/Hostels for Solo Female Travellers in Bali
Bali is one of the most beautiful places for a solo trip. It offers you so many things to do, and by the end of your trip, you will be head over heels in love with this beautiful island!
Now, as solo female travellers, we plan most of our trip keeping a certain budget in mind. And that particular budget includes your ticket prices, accommodation, food, and travel expenses. When it comes to accommodation, it is very important that we consider hotels and hostels that are affordable yet safe. While Bali is quite a safe travel destination for solo female travellers, it wouldn’t hurt to look for accommodation in a good neighbourhood.
This blog is all about the amazing yet affordable places you can check out on your solo trip to Bali. So, keep reading to know more!
1. Legian Paradiso Hotel, Kuta
Considering that Bali is called the ‘Island of Gods’, your solo trip is going to be nothing short of magical. And what better than to enjoy staying in a suburban area overlooking the beach? Yes, this beautiful hotel has some stunning beach views that you can enjoy looking at from your room!
Legian Paradiso Hotel is a beautiful hotel constructed in a Mediterranean style. Although it is a 3-star hotel, you will find every basic amenity you can think of here. The hotel is situated in the centre of Legian, and many restaurants and sightseeing places are within walking distance from here.
Two of the most famous beaches in Bali, Kuta Beach, and Legian Beach, are also located within walking distance of the hotel. So, you can check out the beaches at any time of the day without having to worry about transportation, especially at night!
Approximate cost of your stay per night – 275536 Indonesian Rupiah (US$ 19.06)
2. Ananda Cottages, Ubud
Looking for a quiet place away from the hustle-bustle of the city? Then, Ananda Cottages in Ubud is the perfect accommodation option for you!
Situated in Ubud, the accommodation is an ideal choice if you are planning on spending a day or two exploring this popular tourist attraction.
When I visited Bali on my solo trip, I spent two days at Ananda Cottages. I was blown away by both their hospitality and the amenities offered. Their open-air restaurant is probably one of the best features of the accommodation. It feels like you are having a meal in nature’s arms. Along with the restaurant, the other thing that impressed me the most was their massive swimming pool filled with natural spring water!
Ananda Cottages is within a comfortable distance from major tourist places such as Ubud Monkey Forest, Ubud Palace, Bali Zoo, and Elephant Caves.
Approximate cost of your stay per night – 500000 Indonesian Rupiah (US$ 34.59)
3. Besakih Beach Hotel, Sanur
Situated right next to the shores of the Sanur Beach, Besakih Beach Hotel is a beautiful accommodation that you can consider staying at your next solo trip to Bali. To ensure that its visitors have a lovely stay, the hotel offers some amazing leisure facilities such as a private beach area, outdoor pool, and beautiful garden to relax in!
An interesting thing about the hotel is that it has its own library as well. Now, you must be thinking, why would someone go to a library on vacation? Well, libraries are usually quiet places. And if you are someone who loves reading books or learning interesting facts about the places you travel to, then a library is one place where you can do all this!
Some of the other amenities that the hotel offers to ensure you have a great time staying here are free WiFi, air-conditioned rooms, a coffee maker, and room service.
Approximate cost of your stay per night – 520026 Indonesian Rupiah (US$ 35.98)
4. Bali Backpackers Inn & Hostel, Ubud
Bali Backpackers Inn & Hostel is an affordable stay in Ubud. The best part about this hostel is that it gives you an exciting opportunity to meet fellow travellers on your solo trip. Here, you will get a single bed in different dormitory rooms.
When I visited Bali, I stayed here for two days of my solo trip. And I have to say that this is one decision that I do not regret making. The two of the most important reasons regarding my decision to choose Bali Backpackers Inn & Hostel are its affordability and proximity to the famous tourist attractions in the region.
Another interesting feature of the hostel is that it lets you book tickets to different tourist places and events around the region from the hostel itself. If you want to know how you can do this, it is best that you speak with the hostel staff.
Approximate cost of your stay per night – 155231 Indonesian Rupiah (US$ 10.74)
5. Coral View Villas, Amed
One of the most beautiful accommodations in Bali, Coral View Villas, is perfect if you are looking for a place to stay away from city life. The magnificent views of the ocean and mountains are something that attracts many tourists here. And if you fancy having such beautiful views that you get to see every morning when you wake up, then definitely consider staying at the Coral View Villas in Amed.
The hotel is extremely beautiful, and you will be greeted with greenery as soon as you enter its premises. I happened to visit Amed for a day and stayed at Coral View Villas for one night. Although I had plans of exploring Amed for an entire day, the greenery around was so tempting that I made a mental note of staying for a longer time here if I happened to visit Bali for another solo trip sometime.
Since the accommodation is located in a small village known as Amed, you can also take out a day from your solo trip to explore the village. Some of the tourist places located within a comfortable distance from Coral View Villas are Lempuyang Temple and Lipah Beach.
Approximate cost of your stay per night – 582119 Indonesian Rupiah (US$ 40.25)
6. Grandmas Plus Hotel, Seminyak
Grandmas Plus Hotel is an affordable yet comfortable hotel that you consider staying at in Seminyak. Their De Nyuh Spa and Beauty Salon is perfect for you if you want to have a relaxed time after a long day exploring Bali.
The hotel has its own restaurant, The Miura Restaurant, as well. It is famous for its wide variety of traditional Indonesian cuisine that you must definitely check out during your stay here. The hotel also offers some amazing activities, including surfing lessons, painting classes, and yoga classes.
Some of its modern-day amenities include free WiFi, a business centre (in case you end up having an urgent work meeting or conference call), foreign exchange counters, a laundry service, and an outdoor pool.
Approximate cost of your stay per night – 232847 Indonesian Rupiah (US$ 16.10)
7. Bakung Sari Resort and Spa, Kuta
If you are looking for simple yet classy accommodation in one of the most popular tourist attractions, Kuta, then Bakung Sari Resort and Spa is the perfect choice for you! I spent one night at this beautiful resort without having to burn a hole in my pocket.
The best part about this accommodation is their car rental services. Considering how difficult it is to travel and explore Bali in the summer months, an easily available rented car is a lifesaver. However, if you wish to rent a car or bike/moped from a private rental company to explore Bali, you can check out my blog here.
The hotel’s proximity to two of the famous Balinese airports, Denpasar International Airport and Ngurah Rai International Airport, is another of its attractive feature. The famous Kuta Beach and Made’s Warung are also at a comfortable distance from the hotel.
The amenities offered by the hotel include free WiFi, a hot tub, air-conditioned rooms, an outdoor pool, laundry service, and 24×7 room service.
Approximate cost of your stay per night – 271655 Indonesian Rupiah (US$ 18.78)
8. Bali Breezz Hotel, Jimbaran
Although a 2-star hotel, Bali Breezz Hotel offers its visitors every amenity that they may need to have a comfortable stay. The decor of the hotel has been done in a traditional Balinese way, which ensures a rich heritage culture.
The hotel also has its own swimming pool, spa, a sprawling garden, among many other things for you to enjoy. The garden has a wide variety of flowers and trees as well, so your evening walk here would turn out to be quite refreshing and calming!
If you are landing at the Ngurah Rai International Airport, the drive to the hotel will only be 20 kilometres. And the hotel also provides cab services so you can be assured about reaching your accommodation safely.
Approximate cost of your stay per night – 252251 Indonesian Rupiah (US$ 17.44)
9. Nicks Pension, Ubud
Situated in the arms of nature, Nicks Pension looks nothing short of a dream. The hotel has some breathtaking views of the river valleys, rice paddies, palm trees, and tropical rainforests in the area. Although the hotel is a little small in size, you will surely have a great time here.
Nicks Pension is at a comfortable walking distance from the famous Ubud Art Market. If you to spend time productively, you can even check out the indoor and outdoor activities organised by the hotel.
Famous tourist attractions in Ubud located in close proximity to the hotel include Bali Safari and Marine Park, Ayung River, Elephant Cave, and Bali Zoo. If you plan on spending a day or two in Ubud, then Nicks Pension will definitely be a great option for accommodation. You can easily check these tourist attractions at your convenience and without having to worry too much about transportation!
Approximate cost of your stay per night – 310463 Indonesian Rupiah (US$ 21.46)
10. Villa Puri Ayu, Sanur
A 3-star accommodation, Villa Puri Ayu is a beautiful villa located at a distance of about 400 metres from Sanur Beach. The best part about this accommodation is that each room in the villa is fitted with a terrace. This can be a great option for you if you want to spend some alone time admiring the beautiful views from your terrace after a long day!
The premises of the villa are full of greenery and a concrete path where you can take long walks in the evening or early morning for a breath of fresh air.
Some of the amenities offered by the villa include free WiFi, air-conditioned rooms, an outdoor pool, a private garden, laundry service, and free breakfast.
The villa is at a comfortable distance from some of the famous Balinese cafes and eateries such as Tommy’s Tavern, Massimo’s, and Gardenia Cafe.
Approximate cost of your stay per night – 426887 Indonesian Rupiah (US$ 29.51)
11. Koa D’Surfer Hotel, Canggu
Koa D’Surfer Hotel is one of the most popular hotels in Canggu. The interior of the hotel has been done with bamboo and mural decor, which is a sight to behold. Their famous tourist attraction is arguably the rooftop pool which gives perfect views of the surroundings while you relax in the water. The famous Tanah Lot Temple is also at a nearby distance from the hotel.
I had spent one day of my Bali solo trip in Canggu, and this is the hotel that I chose to stay in. It is very affordable and the amenities offered are top-notch! The most memorable experience of my stay here at Koa D’Surfer Hotel is the yoga classes that I opted for at the hotel itself and its rooftop pool with its mesmerising views. There is so much that you can do in the hotel itself that you may not feel like exploring Canggu at all!
Approximate cost of your stay per night – 329867 Indonesian Rupiah (US$ 22.80)
So, are you all set for your beautiful stay in Bali?
These are some of the affordable accommodations that you can consider staying in Bali on your solo trip. Most of these hotels/villas offer every amenity that you may need to have a comfortable stay. However, I would suggest that you book your stay in advance in order to cut down on those expenses.
If you are travelling to Bali for the first time, here are some tips to help make your stay in Bali a memorable one!
So, book your tickets, get your bags packed, and get ready to have a lovely time on this beautiful island! Happy travelling, ladies!
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