Located just far enough away to avoid the madness that is Kuta, yet close enough to the surf town of Canggu Bali, you’ll find Seminyak. This suburb of Kuta is one of the coolest places on the southwestern coast, and while most of the beach towns do blend into one another, Seminyak still retains its own distinct vibe.
When figuring out where to stay in Seminyak, you’ll need to decide if you want to be in town withe the boutique shops and chic restaurants, or on the beach with the funky beach bars. Plus, your budget will dictate which Seminyak accommodation you’ll want to stay at.
Here is my guide to the best Seminyak accommodation, from budget to midrange & top end. There are so many places to stay, so hopefully this guide helps you choose where to stay in Seminyak, Bali. Let’s get started!
Note: All prices are based on double occupancy, in the high season (July), and are listed in US Dollars
Seminyak Accommodation – With a Touch of Luxury
Seminyak – and Bali as a whole – offer incredible value for money when it comes to lodging. Living like a king (or queen!) without breaking the bank is something you can expect during your stay in Seminyak.
These top-end Seminyak accommodations start at $120 USD / night in the high season, and offer guests a very stylish Balinese stay.
TS Suites – A Sky High Experience – Rated “Superb” 9.0/10 on Booking.com
If you’re looking for a chic and trendy getaway in Seminyak, then check out TS Suites. Chill out at the 50m long rooftop pool, or dance the night away at the nearby clubs with world renowned DJs. Located just a few blocks back from the water, you’re in the perfect spot – just 15 minute walk to the beach, yet close to restaurants, cafes and shopping. The hotel offers a gym, spa and dining.
Double-Six Luxury Hotel – Rated “Superb” 9/10 on Booking.com.
The stylish suites at this hotel are on point. All of the rooms have espresso machines, sofa sets, large windows, air-conditioning and luxury amenities in the ensuite bathroom. Located on the beach with the same name, this Seminyak accommodation is a place you may never want to leave. Besides the beach and pool, guests can enjoy use of the gym, spa and restaurants. See also: Accommodation Spotlight: Double Six Luxury Hotel in Bali.
W Hotel Seminyak – Rated “Superb” 9.2/10 on Booking.com
This popular hotel brand is set right on the beach in Seminyak. If you’re familiar with W Hotels, you can expect the same chic rooms, but rather than being in a city, you’ll be on the beach in Bali! The rooms offer balconies with sea or garden views, while the property has 2 restaurants, 1 bar and a large pool. W hotels are some of the best (we personally love the ones in New York and Istanbul!), and the W here in Seminyak offers all of the great things that you expect with a W Hotel…plus a beach 😀
Kiss Bali Villas – Rated “Superb” 9.1/10 on Booking.com
Bali is known for its stunning villa accommodation, and if that’s what you’re after, you’ll want to check out Kiss Bali Villas when booking your Seminyak accommodation. Book a private villa and take a late night dip in your own pool, or make a romantic dinner in your personal kitchen. Plus, you can enjoy daily breakfast served to you in your villa! The beach is a 10 minute walk away, while restaurants and cafes are nearby.
Metta Spa Villas & Wellness – Rated “Exceptional” 9.7/10 on Booking.com
This luxurious Seminyak accommodation is something out of a dream. Located just a 12 minute walk to the beach, and in the heart of Seminyak, this property is in an excellent location. The private pool villas are gorgeous and the breakfast is tasty. You’ll also receive free airport transfers, WiFi and parking.
For more luxurious, top-end Seminyak accommdations, click here to see the numerous properties available on Booking.com.
Seminyak Accommodation – For the Midrange Traveller
Don’t want to spend more than $120 per night during your stay? Don’t worry, there are hundreds of Seminyak accommodations available between $60 – $120 / night in the high season. This price point will afford you a beautiful room with lots of amenities.
ER Villa Bali – Rated “Exceptional” 9.6/10 on Booking.com. Deluxe King Room from $76/night.
This property has all of the luxuries of an expensive place, but offers guests a “homey” feel. The shared outdoor pool is perfect for those hot days, while the rooms offer air-conditioning and beautiful furnishings. Here you’ll be just a 10 minute walk from Seminyak and Petitenget Beach, and close to restaurants and bars.
Sleepwell Seminyak – Rated “Superb” 9.4/10 on Booking.com. Deluxe Room from $58/night.
The rooms here are comfortable, tastefully decorated and the furnishings are modern. The tiled floors keep the room cool, but if you’re too warm, there’s air-conditioning. The property is 1 kilometer from Seminyak Beach, and close to cafes and other eateries – but if you don’t feel like venturing out, there’s an onsite restaurant.
Seminyak Hideaway – Rated “Superb” 9.3/10 on Booking.com. Deluxe Double Room from $80/night
This traditional Balinese style accommodation is very welcoming. The rooms are spacious and clean and have air-conditioning. The property is just a 6 minute walk to the beach! Here you can rent bikes and cars, and receive free parking.
Amadea Resort & Villas – Rated “Superb” 9.1/10 on Booking.com. Superior Double Room from $103/night
Modern, luxurious and comfortable. This is where to stay in Seminyak if you’re looking to be close to the beach (10 minute walk), restaurants (just steps from “Eat Street”), and bars (take your pick!). This property offers guests a spa, pool and onsite bistro, while the rooms themselves have a balcony, fridge, flat screen TV and marble bathroom.
Dash Hotel Seminyak – Rated “Superb” 9.1/10 on Booking.com. “Secret Deals” found for $76/night. Deluxe Doubles and Studio Suites from $103/night.
This property has almost 2,500 reviews on Booking.com! It’s definitely a popular Seminyak accommodation. If you want something that isn’t at the budget end, but doesn’t feel like a resort, then Dash Hotel might be the place for you. The rooms here are super funky with a cool contemporary design and offer all of the usual amenities. You’ll be a 5 minute walk to the beach and to the very popular Potato Head Beach Club. The rooms here are beautiful, but the best part of the hotel is the rooftop pool and sundeck – the best spot to watch sunset!
For more midrange hotel options in Seminyak, click here to see the (many) more accommodation options on Booking.com.
Seminyak Accommodation – For The Budget Traveller
Don’t worry backpackers, I haven’t forgotten about you! If you’re wondering where to stay in Seminyak on a budget, there are numerous options for you…and they aren’t all dorm beds either. Here I’ll list the best Seminyak accommodation for under $60/night. Keep in mind that there are many more properties available for less than the ones listed below, but I wanted to show the highest rated lodging in this price range.
Note: many of the budget options are just outside of Seminyak, but only around 1.5 kilometers.
Beji Ayu Homestay – Rated “Superb” 9.2/10 on Booking.com. Twin Room from $14/night
This little guesthouse is run by a nice family who will help you out with scooter rentals and travel planning. Rooms are clean with tiled floors, outdoor sitting areas, air-conditioning and wifi.
Juada Garden – Rated “Superb” 9.0/10 on Booking.com. Double Room from $29/night
The villas at this property are around $130/night (with private pool), but they do offer queen and double rooms as well. Located just 10 minutes from Double Six Beach, this property is in a great location. The double room offers airconditioning, wifi and a private bathroom.
Nadialit – Rated “Superb” 9.1/10 on Booking.com. Budget Double Room from $23/night
This typical Balinese style guesthouse is beautiful and simple. The property offers a terrace, airport shuttle, daily cleaning service and breakfast. Rooms are clean and comfortable with tiled flooring, air-conditioning and balcony.
CR Tris Rooms Seminyak – Rated “Exceptional” 9.6/10 on Booking.com. Double Rooms from $35/night
The highly rated rooms at this property are a bit further away from the beach than others, but worth it for how lovely the property is. CR Tris is an 18 minute walk to the beach, or a quick scooter ride. Rooms are traditional Balinese style with pretty decor, a garden and outdoor sitting area. The double rooms here offer wifi and air-conditioning as well.
Seminyak Oasis – Rated “Superb” 9.2/10 on Booking.com. Deluxe Double Rooms from $48/night
The decor and architecture of this hotel is stunning! In the deluxe double room you’ll find wooden flooring, a balcony, and a unique roof / ceiling design. The property is about a 10 minute walk to the beach and in the main part of Seminyak, meaning you’re close to everything. The property offers 2 shared kitchens (you can hire cooks if you like!), a pool and lots of seating areas.
For more budget Seminyak accommodation, click here to see all available budget options on Booking.com
Now You Know Where to Stay in Seminyak!
There are literally hundreds of hotel options in Seminyak, so it may seem a bit overwhelming trying to decide which Seminyak accommodation you should choose. Hopefully this list helped you decide which lodging is the best for you. The good thing is that getting around Seminyak is easy, either by walking, or renting a scooter. If you can, try to walk along the beach as it’s more picturesque (and less busy) than walking on the streets.
Here are a few things to do in Seminyak during your stay:
- Double Six Beach – nice place for sunset and swimming (always check the local conditions before swimming)
- 707 Beach Bar – located further north, but a quick walk along the beach, you’ll find this beach bar with numerous bean bag chairs. It’s a fun place for sure!
- Check out Potato Head Beach Club – since the sea can be rough at times, many people head to beach clubs in Bali. This one is especially popular in Seminyak, with a large outdoor infinity pool, bean bag chairs, cabana for rent and lots of food and drink available.
- Learn to Surf – there are numerous surf schools and surfboards for rent along Seminyak beach. If you aren’t familiar with surfing, make sure you go out with a local guide.
- Visit Pura Petitenget – in Bali, there are 6 important temples along the sea, this is one of them. Make sure you dress and act appropriately (cover your legs and arms).
- Do Some Yoga – yoga is very popular in Bali, especially in the south, and in Ubud. There are numerous yoga studios around Seminyak, check out TripAdvisor and choose one that looks good to you.
- Watch Sunset – the sunsets here are gorgeous! Head down to the beach and sit on a towel, or watch from a chic beachside bar, it’s up to you.
- Dance the Night Away – Seminyak is known for its DJs, clubs and stylish nights out. There are numerous bars, lounges, and clubs to choose from. Click here to see some of the best.
- Walk the Beach – you can walk all the way to Canggu along the beach, and actually, it won’t take you very long. The sand is firm and easy to walk on, and once you reach Canggu, you can stop in for a cold coconut or a beer, before making your way back to Seminyak.
Where are your favourite places to stay in Seminyak? Which Seminyak accommodation would you add to the list? Happy travels and enjoy Bali!
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