Ubud is a central village in Bali that is known for its beautiful rice terraces, peaceful surroundings and culture. Here you’ll find temples, spas and lots of green space. But in town the streets will be lined with shops, entertainment and some of the top attractions in all of Bali, a perfect place for any Bali itinerary.
Ubud is where many go to get away from it all and others come here to be close to the action. No matter what you’re looking for there are an abundance of places to stay in Ubud for every budget from luxury Ubud accommodation to hostels and even cheap villas in Ubud.
This Ubud accommodation guide will show you where to stay in Ubud without too many options so you don’t get overwhelmed. I’ve done the hard work and already found some top spots so you can find the best places to stay in Ubud for you.
Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links which I earn a small commission from and are at no additional cost to you and help keep this site running. All images used in this article are from Hostelworld or Booking.com.
Best Budget Ubud Accommodation
These Ubud hostels are the top pickings from too many options.
Gogo Backpackers House
Gogo Backpackers House is a clean, friendly and comfortable small hostel located in the centre of Ubud. The staff goes above and beyond to provide the ultimate Bali experience for their guests. The Ubud hostel is run by a sweet family who will sit and chat with you any time of the day and make suggestions on where to go and what to do. The beds are very comfortable with privacy curtains, individual lights, outlets and lockers. It’s set back from the street so you won’t hear street noise and the breakfast is delicious with 3 options. This affordable hostel is one of the best I’ve ever stayed in with motorbike rentals available just outside, the top attractions within walking distance and tours available to book at the front desk. This is easily one of the best hostels in Ubud, if not the best!
Puji Hostel is the most rated hostel on Hostelworld and this hostel is popular for good reason. It’s centrally located and has a beautiful pool overlooking rice fields. Many major sites are within walking distance and the staff on-site are there to help with your every need, including booking tours from the hostel or onward transportation. Dorm rooms are 6-10 beds with ensuite bathrooms and delicious food is served at reasonable prices on-site. Each room has its own terrace and air-conditioning.
Wayan’s Family Hostel
Wayan’s Family Hostel is a comfortable, cosy and welcoming hostel. The rooms are built in a traditional Balinese style home with 4 bed dorms and private rooms available. The hostel staff are there at any time to help you plan what to see in Ubud, book tours and onward travel. There is a communal area with a pool and ensuite bathrooms. This hostel is centrally located and is within walking distance of all the major sites to see in Ubud.
Not quite what you’re looking for? Find more hostel options on Hostelworld.
Best Mid-Range Ubud Accommodation
These Ubud hotels will have you saying wow at how fabulous they are without the high price points. Keep scrolling to find the best hotels in Ubud and Ubud resorts.
Bucu Guest House
Cosy up in the heart of Ubud at Bucu Guest House that is only a 15-minute walk from the Monkey Forest and 5-minutes from the famous Ubud Market. This guest house is beautiful with decorated gardens that are the featured view from every room. An outdoor pool is available for guests to use and a delicious breakfast is included. Air conditioning and terraces are in each room. Guests have help from the staff to plan any excursions.
Pondok Kutuh Guest Houses
This fabulously reviewed guest house is a modern yet homey accommodation for guests to enjoy Ubud with all of the main attractions within walking distance. Each room has a terrace, dining table, private bathroom and free toiletries plus outdoor seating and garden views. There is a common lounge area, outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi throughout. Breakfast is also included.
Sri Bungalows Ubud
This is one of the top picks for accommodation in Ubud on Booking.com and guests rave about. The location is perfect as it’s within walking distance to all of the major attractions in town and the staff is happy to assit with tours for anything outside of town. Each room comes with its own baloncy that overlooks one of the two pools, the tropical gardens and rice fields that surround the property. Bathrooms even feature a bathtub and breakfast is included.
Best Luxury Ubud Accommodation
Find some of the best resorts in Ubud and more with these top options.
Pajar House Ubud & Villas
This property sits just outside of Ubud so guests can enjoy the quiet and serene nature surrounding the property. A free 15-minute shuttle is offered for guests who wish to go into town to explore. Come back to the property and you’ll be able to relax once again with an on-site pool overlooking rice fields, landscaped gardens and feel like you’re living the Bali life with Balinese architecture and modern interiors. Rooms feature private terraces and breakfast is served on-site. Valet parking and massage services are also available.
Pertiwi Bisma 2
Nestled amongst tropical gardens, rooms at Pertiwi Bisma 2 have private terraces with views of the pools, garden or river. There are two pools on-site as well as a restaurant for guests to enjoy. Classes, activities and more can be organized for guests, while rentals and shuttles can be arranged. Massage services are available on the property and a restaurant serving Indonesian and western dishes is available too.
Bliss Ubud Spa and Bungalow
Guests are spoiled here with tropical views straight from their balconies where rooms are equipped with 4-poster beds. It’s location just outside of the Ubud centre makes this retreat a quiet oasis away from the hustle and bustle. A shuttle service is provided and free parking is available. Rice fields surround the property and provide views from the outdoor pool and hot tub. Activities can be arranged for guests and a dedicated yoga room is available to practice. Guests who stay 3 nights or more get a complimentary 30-minute massage at the spa on-site.
Best Villas in Ubud
Find the best villas in Ubud for your budget. Find out how I find great villas in Ubud.
Villa Capung Mas Ubud
This tranquil area is set only 800 metres from the famous Ubud Market but you wouldn’t even know with how peaceful it is surrounded by lush tropical greenery. Guests can enjoy views of the garden and river as they’re served breakfast in their villas perhaps on the balcony or terrace. Each villa as a kitchenette for guests who wish to cook for themselves and bathrooms have both a shower and bath. Transporation rentals can be arranged for guests on-site.
Guests will feel like they have the place to themselves with private villas that have their own pools. The property is only a 7-minute drive to the centre of Ubud yet is surrounded by peaceful nature and gardens. Guests can enjoy breakfast served in their villa and enjoy other meals at the on-site restaurant. A hot tub facility, spa and wellness centre are also on-site. Grocery deliveries, BBQ facilities and more can be arranged for guests.
Alam Ubud Culture Villa and Residence
Choose this villa if you want to spoil yourself with impressive views of the river valley and forest. Swim in the two pools that are filled with fresh spring water. Each room has a balcony to take in the views from that are decorated with modern Balinese decor. Guests have a free shuttle to the Ubud centre and on-site a spa, yoga classes and a restaurant serving Asian and western dishes. This could just be the best villa in Ubud.