Bali is the most popular island destination in Indonesia mainly for its tropical beaches, volcanic mountains, beautiful temples and peace loving community. The cultural heritage of the Balinese people is also evident with the numerous temples one can find in the city. Due to Bali’s fame, tourists flock this Land of the Gods and different hotels sprung to cater to those who wish to experience this beautiful place. High-end hotels have occupied the prime spots in Bali. But if you are one of those budget-conscious travellers who would rather spend money on good food, surfing lessons, and bike rentals, Pop! Hotel Kuta Beach, a budget hotel in Bali, offers the comforts of a starred hotel at reasonable rates.
Pop! Hotel, one of the leaders of budget hotels in Indonesia, is conveniently located at the heart of Kuta Beach. For those who are travelling on a budget but wants to be near the beach area of Kuta, Pop! Hotel Kuta is the best place to be.
Pop! Hotel – Kuta Beach
Bright colors immediately greet you when you enter the lobby of Pop! Hotel in Kuta. The swimming pool isn’t hard to miss because it just sits in plain sight in front of the lobby giving you that awesome beach vibe despite being tucked a few meters inside the Kuta beach area.
Because of the friendly rates of this hotel, you may be overwhelmed with the number of guests checking in at that designated hour so a little patience might be needed.
But check in is smooth and fast, and once you get past that stage and head to your rooms, it’s a totally different story.
Pop! Hotel – Kuta is a delight once you see it. Their place is full of color you’d think you’re in a child’s playground. The hotel’s choice of color adds vibe to the atmosphere and I simply like it.
Rooms at Pop! Hotel
This budget hotel in Kuta Beach, Bali offers modern accommodations. They have comfortable double or twin beds ensuite with a unique private bathroom.
A sofa bed is also put in place but guests might find the sofa hard to sleep on.
But for me, I used the sofa to stow my backpack and made it my open closet so that I can easily see the things I need to use during my 2-nights stay.
Each room is also fitted with a flat-screen satellite TV and an electronic safe is available. Toiletries, towels and bottler water are provided too for guests’ convenience. And if your bottled water is not enough, there’s a drinking station available at the lobby offering round the clock supply of hot or cold water.
A Budget Hotel with a Swimming Pool
The outdoor swimming pool is Pop! Hotel’s awesome treat to its guests. The rates at Pop Hotel is quite a steal actually. Where else will you find a hotel with prime location in Kuta Beach that has a swimming pool yet charges you around $20USD for a night for two people, sometimes even less. Only at Pop! Check discounted rates here.
To add convenience to its guests, this budget hotel in Kuta Beach Bali also has a 24-hour store for basic needs. On times where I want to binge on food, their mini mart is my go-to place to find something to snack on.
Breakfast at Pop! Hotel
If you think that their super affordable room rates doesn’t come with breakfast, like other budget hotels, you are in for a surprise. Pop Hotel goes the extra mile in providing breakfast meals to its guests.
So when you book your stay with Pop, a simple breakfast meal is included. Pop Hotel has partnered with Garuda Indonesia, the country’s national airline, to cater their food. When you check in, the hotel staff will show you six choices to choose from. If you are staying for more than one night, you need to drop by the front desk before the day ends to let them know your choice of breakfast for the next day.
Your breakfast comes with a bottled water. Free flowing coffee and tea is also available.
Pop! Hotel in Kuta Beach is neatly tucked in a quiet alley and don’t let the narrow roads and the sketchy location intimidate you the first time you see the area. Once you get settled and explore the place, you will understand how prime Pop Hotel’s location is. It’s just a 5-minute walk to Kuta Beach!
Pop! Hotel also provides easy access to popular spots in Kuta where you can shop great finds and enjoy the area’s night life. The property is also 15-minutes away from the airport but on peak times, it could take some time to reach the hotel due to the heavy flow of traffic on the roads in and out of Kuta.
Here are more photos of Pop! Hotel and Kuta Beach
Here’s a brief video showing you how the hotel looks like.
POP! Hotel Kuta Beach – Bali
Book here for discounted room rates
Jl. Kubu Bene, Legian, Kuta, Legian, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Phone: (0361) 8465656