We have reviewed hotels in Bali, Indonesia, with the best club or executive lounges to help you decide on the best choice. Whether you are looking for spiritual harmony in Ubud or prefer the beach resorts of Seminyak and Nusa Dua, we have picked the best option below.
If you only plan to overnight in Jakarta on your way to Bali, we have reviewed the best club lounges in Jakarta. Another way to get to Bali is to stop in Singapore. We have also reviewed the best club lounges in Singapore if you want to spend a night or two in the city before heading onward to Bali. There are around twenty flights that connect Singapore to Bali each day. Singapore Airlines is the classiest way to fly this hop, or you can choose SilkAir or low-cost carriers. Alternatively, fly on an International carrier to Denpasar International in Bali. There are flights from the UK via Doha on Qatar Airways, and we are massive fans of the new Qatar QSuite Business Class seat, so this is a great airline to choose from.
The Indonesian island of Bali is known for its dramatic volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, paradise beaches, and coral reefs. Bali is also known as the “Island of Gods,” and there are many distinct areas with different vibes. The Seminyak area is a chic, beachside cosmopolitan dream and thus a favorite with the luxury travel community. It’s famous for its spectacular waves, breathtaking sunsets, and vibrant nightlife. Nusa Dua is derived from the two small islands on Bali’s eastern shoreline. Here, immaculate green manicured lawns front world-class hotels, which are nestled within this luxury enclave. Ubud is the spiritual center of Bali, a place to enjoy culture and arts with views over the lurid green paddy fields.
January is the hottest and also the wettest month in Bali, with temperatures averaging 28°C (82°F). July is the coolest month, averaging 26°C (78°F). Therefore, you can expect a warm, tropical climate all year round but with more rain in November, December, January, and February. The best time to travel to Bali is in April, May, June, and September, just before and just after the high season (which falls in July and August). In these months, it is still the dry season, so it is slightly less humid, and room prices and villa rental prices are lower. Due to the tropical greenery on this island, make sure you bring mosquito repellent and jelly shoes that can also be useful at some resorts with rocky shorelines. Others have golden sand beaches, so do your research.
Luxury hotels in Bali, Indonesia, include the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay (no club lounge), Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan (no club lounge), St Regis Bali (no club lounge but great pool rooms), Soori Bali, Bulgari Bali, W Bali Seminyak (no club lounge but a great hotel which we have reviewed) along with numerous Hilton, Hyatt, and Marriott Bonvoy properties including The Laguna Bali (no lounge, but free buffet breakfast for Platinum Marriott Bonvoy members), The Westin Resort Nusa Dua (no lounge, but breakfast, free afternoon tea and light snacks/sweets in the lobby for Platinums), Le Meridien and IHG properties like hotel Indigo Seminyak Beach.
I have compiled a list below containing the club lounges available across luxury hotels in Bali. I list the lounges in Bali that we consider to be the best of the best. I will be reviewing each of these hotel club lounges in detail so that you know what you will get if you book a room with club lounge access or upgrade to a club lounge for free because of your loyalty status.
1. The Ritz-Carlton Bali
Offering 313 spacious and sumptuously appointed suites and villas in an elegant tropical ambiance, The Ritz-Carlton Bali is a luxurious resort benefitting from a stunning clifftop and beachside setting.
Tranquil views over the azure waters of the Indian Ocean are the perfect setting for resort guests to indulge in an idyllic romantic, family, or business interlude. Along the foreshore are The Ritz-Carlton Club, six stylish dining venues, an indulgent and exotic marine-inspired Spa, a charming beachfront chapel, fun and recreational activities at Ritz Kids, and extensive meeting and celebratory event venues for a stay that makes memories that last a lifetime. Guests can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, access to Ritz Kids (Kids Club), a daily schedule of recreational activities, and refreshments served every hour by the pool.
Experience exquisite service at The Ritz-Carlton Club® with your own exclusive Ritz-Carlton Club Concierge. This club lounge is great, with its own private pool and a staffed cocktail bar. Ritz-Carlton hotels don’t offer free club lounge access to Marriott Bonvoy elite members. You only get lounge access if you book a club room, or many Ritz-Carlton resorts offer discounted lounge fees to elite members. At this Ritz-Carlton, the rates are around $80 USD per person to upgrade or $60 USD per person to upgrade if you are elite.
This particularly excellent club lounge is located in its own villa halfway between the bottom of the lobby and the Beach. Ritz-Carlton Club lounges have always been exceptional and are usually the best available. They offer an extensive breakfast, light lunch, afternoon tea, light dinner, and desserts. This lounge offers red and white wine and beer all day with special cocktails, spirits, and after-dinner liquors. The food on offer is massively generous. It will fill you up and makes paying for access to this lounge worthwhile. There are at least 2 Chefs at any one time to cook up items to order. Breakfast options include everything you could wish for, including Lobster scrambled eggs.
Every food presentation includes a full buffet as well as four hot items. Lunch onwards also has canapes. The quality of the food is exceptional in this club lounge and skews towards Indonesian specialties, Japanese Sushi and Sashimi, and Seafood.
Ritz-Carlton Bali Club benefits include:
- Personalized check-in and check-out experience at the Club Lounge
- Five food and beverage presentations daily at the Club Lounge
- Sundowner Cocktails by the Club Lounge Pool with a choice of house spirits, wines, and beer
- 2 pieces complimentary laundry service per day per villa or suite
- 2 pieces complimentary garments pressing per room upon check-in
- Exclusive access to Club Swimming Pool
- Experience daily Balinese traditional cultural activity-making
Book The Ritz-Carlton Bali via our luxury travel concierge to get all our free benefits as well as your usual Marriott Bonvoy points and status benefits.
2. InterContinental Bali
The InterContinental Bali Resort is nestled in 34 tropical acres of lush tropical gardens overlooking Jimbaran Bay on Bali’s southern tip and is just 10 minutes from Denpasar International Airport (DPS). It has a huge 417 guest rooms, including a Club InterContinental wing and a gorgeous open-air lobby.
Designed with the ambiance of a tranquil Balinese village, this five-star luxury property was the first of its kind to be built on the shores of the beautiful Jimbaran Bay to enjoy stunning sunsets. InterContinental Bali Resort is one of the most conveniently located Jimbaran hotels on the beach. It also has six Balinese-inspired pools, and all this loveliness can be bought for around $200 – $300 USD or a mix of IHG points and cash. I saw 20,000 points + $128.00 USD per night but could not find purely reward-based nights available. Midweek in the low season, you can snag a room for as little as $170 USD per room per night. Because of the low prices here, you’re usually better off paying for a room with cash than using your points here.
There is plenty of room for sunbathing around the six pools, including one with fountains that you can swim around in and underneath the jets, and then more room on the beach with comfy loungers everywhere. It is worth noting that the beach is quite rocky, so jelly shoes would be useful here.
IHG Platinum loyalty members usually get a free upgrade from the classic room to a club room here but without any club benefits. The room themselves are beautiful, with lots of dark wood, and club rooms are slightly larger (624 ft² instead of 527 square feet). The bathrooms are marble with double vanity and are also huge, and the rooms also have large terraces. Platinum IHG loyalty members can then pay to upgrade access to the InterContinental Club Lounge for around $120 USD per room per night. The IHG Platinum welcome gift includes a fruit plate, chocolates, and a personalized note.
The 24/7 Club InterContinental lounge is very good here. The design is a classic colonial style that meets Oriental refinement with a crystal chandelier centerpiece and a grand piano. There is indoor seating in air-conditioned comfort leading to an outdoor terrace overlooking a lagoon where you can enjoy complimentary food and drink along with a selection of daily local and international newspapers and lifestyle publications.
Club guests can indulge in a range of complimentary food and beverage options: gourmet breakfast in the lounge or a choice of four additional breakfast venues around the resort. Next, you get light refreshments, such as coffees, teas, soft drinks, mineral water, juices, and snacks, then afternoon tea and evening cocktails in the lounge with lots and lots of delicious canapés. The Club InterContinental Lounge also provides an à la carte menu for lunch, dinner, or in-between, but this is a paid menu. Of note, the quality of the food in this lounge is excellent but is nowhere near as generous as the food in the Ritz-Carlton lounge above.
The evening buffet is lots of small dishes, and the staff serves hot canapés. If you are a club lounge guest, you also get free cocktails at the Sunset Beach Bar & Grill, but there are no canapes here.
One of the pools is exclusively for Club InterContinental guests. Kids are also allowed but must remain calm in this pool. Club InterContinental guests can also use the Jacuzzi, steam room, and sauna at Spa Uluwatu, return airport transfer, 4:00 pm check-out (Platinum status gets till 2:00 pm), and you can continue using the club until you leave the resort (even if you have checked out). You also get unlimited use of children’s daycare at Planet Trekkers. When you leave, an additional lounge is available with showers, locker facilities, tea and coffee, and an outdoor terrace for guests with late-departing flights.
Book any InterContinental via our concierge to get our free upgrades, free breakfasts, and other special VIP benefits, as well as your usual IHG loyalty points and status benefits.
3. Conrad Bali
If you are a Hilton Honors Diamond member or have any brand loyalty to Hilton, you must try the Conrad Bali, located on the quieter side of the island of Bali, in the Nusa Dua resort area and away from the madness of trendy Seminyak. Take a taxi from the airport to the Conrad Bali Hotel for around $25 USD for a 20-minute taxi ride.
This hotel is simply stunning, from the grand, dark wood lobby with windows that swing open to the vista beyond to the lagoon pools and the huge variety of rooms, some with their own private pool.
The rooms to pick from are the new Pool Villas, which are considered part of the Conrad Suites Wing, with their own separate entrance. The villas are hidden away between the reflections lounge and the executive lounge. Guests staying in these villas will have access to the executive lounge at the Conrad Bali.
These Pool Villas, although not large, are perfectly formed with their own private garden, plunge pool, sun terrace, and outdoor tub. Sliding doors on both sides of your room can be opened up to let the outside in from either the lawns on one side, or you can open up to the private bathtub area on the other. Within the room, you have all the usuals, a double sink, etc., and a large shower area doubling as a private steam room.
The private plunge pool is a highlight in this climate, although bear in mind this is a plunge pool, not an exercise pool, so if you want to exercise, you will need to swim laps in one of the main pools and lagoons. That said, it is magic and sits between the bedroom and your own private lawn in your garden.
Pool Villas at Conrad Bali get all the Conrad Suites benefits. If you are a Hilton Honors Diamond member, you also get these same benefits, the highlight being the Conrad Suites Club Lounge access.
If you are staying in a Suite or a Pool Villa or are a Hilton Honors Diamond member, you get the following benefits:
- Breakfast at the RIN restaurant
- Afternoon tea at RIN restaurant
- Evening cocktails at Conrad Suites Club Lounge
- Complimentary internet access
- Complimentary unlimited laundry & dry cleaning
- 15% off food & beverage in restaurants and bar
- 15% off meeting room rental
- 25% off all Jiwa Therapeutic treatments
The breakfast you get with the Pool Villa or being a Hilton Honours Diamond loyalty member is excellent. It can be taken either at RIN or in Suku. RIN is located by the poolside and is a good option. You get a small buffet section along with an a la carte menu, which includes egg dishes like omelets and eggs benedict and some more unusual options, including steak and breakfast burritos.
The Conrad Suite Club Lounge is located directly above RIN. There is also an exclusive Conrad Suites Pool. The Conrad Suites Lounge at Conrad Bali offers a huge range of drinks and cocktails, all presented beautifully, and the canapés are generous and replaced as soon as you finish them, things like sushi, mini-wraps, grilled fish in sauce. They are not comparable to a full meal, but I am a picker when it comes to food, so I found these mini dishes filled me up. For a big eater, they would not be large enough for a full meal.
Compared to the Marriott Bonvoy St Regis hotel in Bali, the Pool Villas in Conrad Bali do not quite match up, but this is considered in the price and cost per enjoyment. The Conrad Bali is hard to beat and is definitely one of the best resorts in Nusa Dua. When you stay in a Conrad Pool Villa, you will wake up to the sound of birdsong and waves lapping on the shore. Paradise? It certainly comes close.
4. Sofitel Bali
The Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort has 415 beautifully appointed rooms, suites, and villas. The beach is a short walk from the swimming pool, where you will find one of the world’s leading beach clubs, Nikki Beach. Nikki Beach is fun but also noisy as it pumps music out onto the beach throughout the day and into the evening, which invades the peace of the hotel’s grounds.
The resort is a 15-minute drive via toll road from the Ngurah Rai International Airport, also known as Denpasar International. Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua mixes French elegance with Balinese culture in a lavish 5-star beachfront location. The resort also offers gorgeously landscaped pools and 8 hectares of tropical gardens bordered by an immaculate stretch of white sand on the edge of the Indian Ocean.
The pool is a lazy river in style, meandering under bridges and ending at the main pool area. It is the perfect place to cool off unless you prefer to laze on the beautiful beach that borders the resort. The exceptional SoSPA at Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort will help you unwind with soothing treatments and anti-aging treatments. Their kids’ club is ideal for younger guests if you can drag them away from the pool.
The spacious rooms are beautifully furnished with amazing bathrooms offering a walk-in rain shower and a free-standing bathtub. Even the base “luxury” rooms are excellent here. They are large, with 48 m² of living space, a small sofa, and a balcony. The bathroom is open with an excellent bathtub. The welcome gift here is chocolates, bottled water, and fruit. If you upgrade to a Club Room, you get free food and drink and can use a separate and exclusive pool in the Club Lounge (see more below). Room tip: If you have kids, upgrade to a pool access room. Your kids will want to leap straight out of bed and into the pool. For more privacy, if you are a couple, you may want to consider a room with a private plunge pool.
Upgrading to the Club Millésime rooms, suites, and villas offers great value and gives you a quiet and exclusive place to sit, relax, eat, and drink. Club Millésime is located on the 1st floor of the hotel’s main building and offers an exclusive lounge and bar with indoor seating. Inspired by French ‘Art de Recevoir,’ this exclusive club features sumptuous breakfast, all-day refreshments, evening canapés, an extensive selection of wines, butler services, and many other special benefits.
Club Millésime guests (these are Sofitel’s club lounge guests) at the Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort check-in and out at the private check-in desk in Club Millésime. It’s a nice way to arrive, and you are given a welcome drink and hot towel on arrival.
Club Millésime guests get the following privileges:
- Welcome drink and fruits upon arrival (as described above)
- All-day refreshments (tea, coffee, juices, and soft drinks)
- Complimentary local landline calls
- Complimentary pressing of two garments per stay
- Daily afternoon tea
- Daily buffet breakfast at Kwee Zeen or at Club Millésime
- Daily evening cocktail/ Millésime wine tasting from
- Personalised check-in and check-out at Club Millésime lounge
- Butler service (only for Suites & Villas)
- Shoeshine service (only for Suites & Villas)
- Late check-out for Le Club Accorhotels Platinum members (subject to availability)
- If you are trying to cool off from the heat, try an Iced Latte or my personal favorite, Lychee Iced Tea – just remember to tell them to hold off the sugar, though. Even though the spread wasn’t extensive in the club lounge, I thought that they were quite well-executed, and I also liked that there was a mixture of both hot and cold items
The Club Millésime is a stylish lounge with a pool table, video games, and magazines if the weather isn’t kind during your vacation. There is also an outdoor terrace as part of this lounge.
In the morning, you can have breakfast in Kwee Zeen, which is built around a spiral staircase from the lobby. Seating is both indoors and outdoors, and there are loads of buffet choices, including bread, pastries, fruit, yogurts, and cereals, plus cook-to-order food stations for eggs and dishes like Indonesian noodles.
Evening cocktails and wine tasting take place in the lounge and is a refined occasion with loads of wines and some great cocktails, along with high-quality light bites and hot canapés passed around by the lounge staff. The canapés are really good and include sandwiches, cheese, and veggies on toast in canape style, and lots of desserts, but all in very small portions, which may or may not be enough to fill you up. You might find you need to eat out in the evening.
The Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort offers lime green tropical grounds, beautiful pools, and picture-perfect beaches under the Bali sunshine. The colors are amazing, the staff are amazing and always smiling, the meandering tropical pool is amazing, and the beach.. you’ve got it.. is amazing too.
Book the Sofitel Bali via our concierge to get free benefits as well as your usual Accor loyalty points and status benefits.
We also offer the same benefits at Amarterra Villas Bali Nusa Dua Mgallery Collection by Accor, but there is sadly no club lounge at Amarterra Villas.
5. Grand Hyatt Bali
The Grand Hyatt is located in Nusa Dua on the southernmost tip of Bali, with beaches on both sides of the resort. This hotel offers great value on paid stays, and if you book through our concierge, we can get you some brilliant additional free benefits at this Hyatt for no extra cost.
While the rooms are typical Asian Hyatt, which is a good version of American Hyatt’s, the bathrooms at this Hyatt are truly stunning and massive in the suites with masses of cream marble and a separate shower and tub.
The resort itself is edged by the most glorious golden sand, which enjoys stunning sunrises and has numerous pools. Some seem aimed at families, while others are more adult-orientated. One has a kid’s waterslide, which will attract your kids.
Club rooms have their own building situated by the Club lounge and with a private Club pool. The Grand Club is open-air and designed to look like a Balinese house with straw roofing, breakfast and cocktail hours, and all-day snacks and drinks.
Breakfast is continental and more, with fruit, yogurt, bread, and pastries, along with chefs cooking egg orders and pancakes. Two additional hot items are served daily, like sausage and mushrooms are also served.
During happy hour, you get cocktails, beer, wine, and spirits, along with a huge amount of food; soup, veggies, burritos, spring rolls, bread, dips, and desserts. All delicious and more than enough to fill you up.
The club lounge here is well worth the upgrade, even if you are booking on points and have to pay for it. This Grand Hyatt is a bargain At 12,000 points per night or around $200 USD per night, and although there is not much to do in the immediate vicinity (the same goes throughout Nusa Dua, you are somewhat stuck in your resort), this hotel is a magical place to stay.
The Grand Hyatt Bali is a Category 3 World of Hyatt property, requiring just 12,000 points per night. Book the rest of your stay at the Grand Hyatt Bali with our concierge, and you will get free benefits as well as your usual World Of Hyatt points and status benefits.
6. Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa, Bali
Set in lush tropical gardens, the 5-star Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa, Bali features three outdoor pools and a private beach. Designed to resemble a Balinese palace, rooms have a balcony or terrace with views of the tropical gardens or the beach.
Their palace club wing offers a private palace within the hotel. 57 Palace Club Rooms overlook the mature landscaped gardens, while the 25 Palace Club Suites offer a spacious adjoining living room luxuriously equipped with state-of-the-art entertainment systems.
They say: “Immerse in the sublime surroundings as you step into the stylish and sophisticated indulgence of your Lagoon Access retreat. You’ll love waking up to natural daylight through full-length glass sliding doors opening onto your veranda, with the tranquillity of lagoon waters just at your fingertips.”
Palace Club Privileges include:
- Butler in charge at the Palace Club Lounge
- Private check-in and check-out at the Palace Club Lounge
- Complimentary late check-out
- Welcome drink & Cold towel upon check-in at the Palace Club Lounge
- Welcome fruits & flower upon arrival in the room
- Breakfast Ala Carte at the Palace Club Lounge
- Daily Evening Cocktail with assorted cheese and canapés at the Palace Club Lounge
- Daily Afternoon tea at the Palace Club Lounge
- Complimentary beverage refreshments provided at the Palace Club Lounge
- Daily turn-down services in the room
- Complimentary pressing service for 4 (four) garments on day arrival
- Complimentary shoeshine service upon request
- Complimentary mineral water refreshed in the room daily
- Butler upon request for Suites (Nusa Dua Suite & Residence Suite)
8. Padma Resort Ubud
Located in Payangan, just 8.1 miles from Ubud, Padma Resort Ubud offers a luxurious resort surrounded by lush greenery. It is well worth paying to upgrade to a club room at this resort. Book a Premier Club Room to gain club lounge access.
Measuring 59 m² (including the balcony/terrace), the Premier Club Rooms are located from the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd levels, which maximize the panoramic views from your private balcony or terrace. Each room has artisan-crafted furnishings, custom lighting fixtures, hand-carved wooden detailing, state-of-the-art in-room media, and a private balcony. The club bathrooms have a free-standing bathtub, walk-in glass rain shower, double marble vanity, full-length mirror, and a generous dressing area with two safes. The clubrooms are superior to the standard rooms in that they have much better views as well as free access to the club lounge with free meals and drinks.
Your exclusive Club Access to this lounge, daily between 7:00 am – 11:00 pm, means that you can enjoy free afternoon tea and evening cocktails overlooking the lush bamboo forest and Mount Agung. You get free food and drinks throughout the day, Afternoon tea with a selection of snacks, ice cream, and evening happy hour. The evening happy hour includes a selection of beer, house wine, spirits, cocktails, and other non-alcoholic drinks, with canapés. Upon arrival, you also get private check-in at Padma Club Lounge, an in-room welcome flower and fruit basket, a choice of breakfast venues with extensive menus, and in-room breakfast by-room service.
Plus 15% discount on dinner at The Puhu Restaurant, a 20% discount on all treatments at The Spa except Elemis product treatments, One-time laundry service per stay (max. five pieces/room), except dry cleaning service, Free daily newspaper delivered based on request, one-time complimentary mini-bar (two cans of beer and two bottles of juices)
During evening cocktail hour, children under 13 years old are not allowed to be in or around The Padma Club Lounge. Children can enjoy supervised playtime and complimentary refreshments at The Kids Club & Games Center.
9. Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa
Located right along the famed Legian Beach and only a 10-minute walk to Beachwalk Shopping Mall, Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa is a tropical Balinese four-star resort featuring four outdoor swimming pools with one kids’ pool, and a waterslide, an on-site spa, and free Wi-Fi access throughout the resort.
Book a club room at Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa, and you get access to their air-conditioned lounge and bar. With glass and intricate wood carvings, the decor tells the story of the Balinese folktale of Barong and Rangda covering the walls.
The lounge opens to a terrace with a fresh green garden wall, offering the perfect place for those who like open-air seating and enjoying Bali’s cool ocean breeze. Club lounge benefits include afternoon tea with fresh juice, soft drinks, gourmet coffee, and tea. There is also a snack bar with three savory snacks, three sweet snacks, whole fresh tropical fruit, and a selection of ice cream.
The cocktail hour includes Indonesian & Western snacks, fresh Juice, Soft drinks, gourmet coffee and tea, a selection of Bali Mandira cocktails and mocktails, red and white wine, and sparkling wine. Throughout the day, you can enjoy free drinks and snacks.
10. Puri Satrian
At the 4-star level, Puri Santrian resort is a good option with pretty tropical gardens and traditional low-rise buildings catering to families and couples, with family-friendly facilities and an exclusive adults-only Club area. There are four swimming pools, two with children’s sections and two at the Club and Premier Club areas exclusively for their guests, along with a private 200m stretch of beach where you can try a range of watersports from seabed walking and snorkeling to jet skiing and parasailing.
Set in stunning landscaped gardens with a private pool & jacuzzi (for Santrian Club guests only), the Santrian Club rooms reflects the influence of traditional Balinese style, culture, and comfort. Using quality local woods and rattan, these spacious rooms are completed with a walk-in dressing area, marble bathroom, cable television, in-room safe, tea & coffee making facilities, hairdryer, bathrobe, slippers, and minibar.
Santrian Club guests will receive the benefits of a daily buffet breakfast and afternoon tea, including snacks and a fruit platter. The Santrian Club is strictly for adults. Babies and children under 12 years are not allowed.
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