The 15 Most Convenient 3-star Hotels in Bali starting from $10 per night
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You don’t have to spend thousands on luxury hotels or resorts to get a fantastic stay in Bali.
3-star hotels provide a good alternative for many travellers due to their convenient cost/quality and accessibility.
In terms of furniture, you can usually expect to have couches, at least one comfortable chair, a desk and a closet, more than enough to use a laptop or just watch some TV with cable packages.
Facilities like free Wi-Fi, fitness centres, pools and breakfast/dining options are mainstream now so you don’t run into any risk.
I’ve ranked 15 hotels based on my personal experience and taste and I can tell you that most of these choices are extremely cheap.
Here are some budget-friendly 3-star hotels that will not only be comfortable but also provide quality service.
1. Hotel Arsa Santhi Nusa Penida
Location: Jl. Raya Toya Pakeh – Ped No.99, Ped, Kec. Nusa Penida, Kabupaten Klungkung
Starting Rate: $55/ night
Nusa Penida is an excellent place for travellers who want to get off the beaten path. It’s a small island, but there are plenty of things to do, and this is where Hotel Arsa Santhi Nusa Penida comes in.
It’s an excellent choice for those who want to experience a traditional setting and modern amenities like WiFi and room service.
The hotel is conveniently located near several popular restaurants, including Penida Colada and Warung Tu Pande, which serve delicious meals.
The island also has many natural attractions you can explore while staying at Hotel Arsa Santhi Nusa Penida.
Just outside the hotel is Peguyangan Waterfall, one of the best spots on the island for swimming or snorkelling.
If you’re looking for something less adventurous, check out Seganing Waterfall instead. I love its breathtaking deep blue view and I would recommend it to anyone, above all to photographers or people looking for Instagrammable spots.
- Nusa Penida On Trip
- Peguyangan Waterfall
- Seganing Waterfall
- Summer Shack Kitchen & Pool [Asian]
- El Kane Nusa Penida [Mexican]
- Ba’Bar Kitchen & Lounge [Italian]
2. Legian Paradiso Hotel
Location: Jalan Legian No. 118, Kuta 80361 Indonesia
Starting Rate: $10/ night
Whether you’re looking for a hotel close to some of the best landmarks in Kuta or want to spend time checking out the beach, Legian Paradiso Hotel is the answer.
The hotel’s location makes it easy to get around and explore the area. You can walk to the nearby Gili Gili Fastboat (0.8 miles) or Kuta Square (0.9 miles).
If you’re into Chinese food, it’s also conveniently located close to Fat Chow, Warung Lakota – Tuban, and Seafood House.
And for culture lovers, Legian Paradiso is conveniently located close to Ground Zero Monument and Dewa Ruci Statue. My favourite is the former because it’s a memorial that dignifies and commemorates the victims of the 2002 terrorist attack.
- Dalem Kahyangan Temple
- GiliGili Fastboat
- Kuta Square
- Playbar at Sol House Bali Legian [American]
- Fat Tony’s [American]
- The Pad [Bar]
3. Hotel Terrace At Kuta
Location: Jl. Benesari no. 2, Kuta 80361 Indonesia
Starting Rate: $10/ night
Hotel Terrace at Kuta is the place for you if you want to stay in a hotel with many styles and a great location.
It’s not only stylish, but it’s also in the centre of Kuta so that you can walk to restaurants, shops, and bars in no time.
You can enjoy their breakfast buffet in a bright contemporary cafe: an outdoor pool overlooking lush greenery and flowers, a sundeck overlooking the garden, and parking for free.
The chic hotel with a polished structure is just 7 minutes away from luxurious shopping along Jalan Legian or 3.4 kilometres from the trendy Seminyak district, where there are plenty of modern boutiques to explore.
The biggest advantage is its closeness to Kuta Beach that surf lovers will enjoy, as well as people hunting for beautiful sunsets.
- Rip Curl Legian
- Kuta Beach
- Beach Bowl Bali [Cafe]
- The Pad [International]
- Playbar at Sol House [American]
4. Bali Chaya Hotel
Location: Jl. Padma Utara, Gg Bujangga No. 5x, Legian 80361 Indonesia
Starting Rate: $25/ night
The Bali Chaya Hotel is a beautiful, modern hotel in the heart of Legian. It’s only a few minutes away from Legian Beach and offers comfortable accommodation that is modern in style.
The hotel is situated in the affluent neighbourhood of Legian, so you can enjoy the many amenities and attractions this area offers.
For example, it’s just a 10-minute drive from Double Six Beach and about 15 minutes walk from Kuta Beach. But you can just lean out over the balcony to admire their beauty in case you don’t want to walk.
The hotel has facilities like car hire and airport shuttle available with extra charges. If you’re planning on renting a car, take advantage of their free internet service in public areas within the property.
Make sure you make time for a visit to Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary nearby, especially if you love animals and learning something new.
- Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
- Double Six Beach
- Kuta Beach
- Sinaloa [Mexican]
- Brunch Club Bali [American]
- The Coffee Club -Legian [European]
5. 7 Bidadari Boutique Hotel
Location: Jl. Bidadari IV No. 7, Seminyak 80361 Indonesia
Starting Rate: $31/ night
7 Bidadari Boutique Hotel is a stylish and contemporary boutique hotel located in a tranquil area of Seminyak. Designed for fashionable and budget-conscious travellers, the hotel offers stylish accommodations at the most affordable price.
As a result, exploring Bali’s best dining experiences, shopping excursions, and trendy nightlife requires little to no travel.
The design style is a tropical resort with a vintage feel that creates an air of fun and adventure. The pool is the perfect place to relax after a long day exploring all this beautiful island offers or take in fresh, unpretentious comfort foods.
7 Bidadari Boutique Hotel should be on your list if you want stylish accommodation at an affordable price.
- Kerozen Decoration
- My Swing Bali
- Purpa Fine Art Gallery Seminyak
- L’Assiette [French]
- Sun Shoot [Italian]
- Wahaha Seminyak [Barbecue]
6. Lotus Tirta Seminyak Hotel & Villa
Location: Jl. Drupadi II 99 TM, Seminyak 80361 Indonesia
Starting Rate: $24/ night
Lotus Tirta Seminyak will surprise you just when you think you’ve seen it all. The hotel is packed with endless entertainment venues, shopping precincts, and adventure attractions to ensure you have a truly memorable holiday.
It’s a cosy hotel located in the entertainment area of Seminyak. A great location with a relaxing atmosphere and warm Balinese hospitality to give you a local experience without emptying your wallet.
The hotel is close to the most famous beaches like Seminyak Beach and Double Six Beach, an absolute must for tourists. And as a choice, you can enjoy Splash Waterpark Bali and Circus Waterpark.
You can also conveniently visit all the must-see sights, including Kerta Gosa Museum, Bali Safari & Marine Park (BALI), Tanah Lot Temple, and many others.
- Splash Waterpark Bali
- Circus Waterpark
- Double Six Beach
- Seminyak Kitchen [Asian]
- The Farmers Brews Coffee [American]
- Hibiscus Restaurant [International]
7. Hotel NEO Denpasar
Location: Jl. Gatot Subroto Barat, Denpasar 80117 Indonesia
Starting Rate: $22/ night
Hotel NEO Denpasar is the perfect place to rest your weary head after a long day of temple-hopping, art-viewing, and exploring Bali.
The hotel is located right in the heart of all Denpasar has to offer, so you’ll never have to worry about getting lost on your travels.
They’ve got everything you need, from sleek, minimalist rooms to stylish casual bars and restaurants. The outdoor swimming pool and fitness centre are just the icing on the cake, considering that you only pay $22.
This hotel is just a 5km drive from the Bali Museum and only 9km from the Seminyak area, so you’re right in the thick of things without all the crowds.
- Bajra Sandhi Monument
- Jagatnatha Temple
- Bali Museum
- Il Pomodoro [Italian]
- Gosha Kitchen & Patisserie Gatsu [Patisserie]
- Viva Kitchen [Asian]
8. Kamaniiya Petitenget Seminyak
Location: Jl.Petitenget, No. 19 Kerobokan Kelod Kuta 80361 Indonesia
Starting Rate: $39/ night
Kamaniiya Petitenget Seminyak Hotel is probably the best place to start your adventure in Bali.
The hotel is situated in the centre of Seminyak’s most fashionable and elegant area. This means easy access to top dining, diverse art galleries, trendy boutiques, and extravagant nightlife, the ideal start for your holiday.
Culture lovers will love being within a 5-minute walk from the Petitenget temple. This century-old Balinese temple offers a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of Seminyak.
You can stroll along the length of Petitenget beach until Double six beach or Batu Belig beach for stunning sunsets.
Once you feel ready, I suggest you explore Canggu by car or bike. It’s full of boutique shopping and spas and restaurants serving raw vegan breakfasts to romantic delicacies for couples.
- Mekar Tour Water Sports
- Batu Belig Beach
- Shooters Bali
- Ling-Ling’s Bali [Japanese]
- Livingstone Cafe & Bakery [Cafe]
- Huge Restaurant [Seafood]
9. PrimeBiz Hotel Kuta
Location: Jl. Raya Kuta, Banjar Anyar, Kuta 80361 Indonesia
Starting Rate: $12/ night
You want to go where the action is.
You want to be where the party is.
You want to be able to walk out of your hotel and onto the beach.
What if I told you there is a hotel that’s not just convenient but also comfortable, clean, and smartly designed?
PrimeBiz Hotel Kuta is located in Kuta, a 5-minute drive from Discovery Shopping Mall and Ngurah Rai International Airport. This convenient position makes it easy for you to go wherever you need and head back again when it’s time for bed.
Local shops sell souvenirs within walking distance of the hotel if you forget something at home or don’t have time to go shopping during your vacation.
Even though it’s quite common, this hotel also offers a free shuttle service for Kuta. All you have to do is ask the receptionist to book one for you.
Speaking of food, there are on-site restaurants at Flavours Restaurant serving international and Indonesian food.
Whether you’re craving sushi or traditional Indonesian dishes like nasi goreng (fried rice), there’s something for everyone here.
- Park 23 Entertainment Center
- Circus Waterpark
- Sweet Tailor
- Warung Laota [Chinese]
- Inlaws Coffee [Cafe]
- Nasi Pecel Bu Tinuk [Asian]
10. MaxOneHotels at Bukit Jimbaran
Location: Jl. Raya Uluwatu, Jimbaran 80364 Indonesia
Staring Rate: $26/ night
Can you imagine a place where the sun sets over the ocean, and the waves crash against the shore? And where it’s possible to enjoy balmy weather and fresh air while still being close to everything?
That’s what MaxOne Hotel Jimbaran Bali is all about.
It’s a hotel where you can enjoy the best of both worlds: balmy weather, fresh air, and a great location. World-famous beaches like Padang Padang Beach and Dreamland Beach are quite close too, making this place a great choice if you are a beach lover.
For culture lovers, you are near Uluwatu Temple and Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) cultural park.
With not even $30 per night, MaxOne Hotel Jimbaran Bali has a solid offer.
You can admire the jaw-dropping view of Jimbaran Beach from its rooftop while being close to cool attractions.
- Asana Artseum Bali
- The Anak Atelier
- Jimbaran Hills Activity Valley
- Warung Ubay [Asian]
- Pizzeria Italia Ungasan [Italian]
- Balangan Cafe [Italian]
11. Favehotel Sunset Seminyak
Location: Jl. Sunset Road 89, Seminyak 80361 Indonesia
Starting Rate: $15/night
If you’re looking for a hotel in Seminyak that is both budget-friendly and central, look no further than Favehotel Sunset Seminyak.
This modern hotel is situated on Sunset Road, known locally as “the strip” because of its proximity to all the best restaurants, bars, shopping malls, cafes, and surf stores.
The main road in Seminyak is a highly sought-after tourist spot best known for its surf stores, restaurants, shopping malls, cafes, and bars.
This chic budget hotel offers first-rate service at an unbeatable price—it’s the perfect place for those who want to enjoy everything the town has to offer without breaking the bank!
- Nyaman Gallery
- Bali Day Tour
- Lemona Leather & Tailor
- Tamade Cafeteria [Chinese]
- Cahi’ba Street Kitchen & Bar [Indian]
- Bo & Bun [Asian]
12. Inna Bali Heritage Hotel
Location: Jl. Veteran No.3, Banjar Lelangon, Denpasar City, Bali 80232
Starting Rate: $16/ night
When you go to Inna Bali Heritage Hotel, you feel like you’ve stepped back.
The hotel is an old-fashioned, historic place just 15 minutes from Sanur beach and 30 minutes away from Kuta beach. But it’s still close enough to the airport to get there easily and quickly.
The decor at this hotel is as old-fashioned as it gets, but it’s not stuffy or fussy at all, just cosy and comfortable.
This place is perfect if you want to feel like you’re staying in someone’s home while still getting all the amenities of a modern hotel.
Inna Bali Heritage Hotel is situated in the principal portion of the city centre of Denpasar, which means it’s right in the middle of all the action.
This means that you don’t need to walk that much to visit The Bali Art Museum and Art Centre, the residence of the King of Denpasar (Puri Satria) and shopping centres.
- Jalan Sulawesi
- Henna Bali
- Puputan Garden
- Voltvet Eatery & Coffee [Cafe]
- Warung Wardani – Denpasar [Asian]
- Bhineka Jaya Cafe [Cafe]
13. Nesa Sanur
Location: Jalan Danau Tamblingan no. 144, Sanur
Starting Rate: $29/ night!
In Sanur, it’s all about location.
This hotel is a great place due to its prime location on Jalan Danau Tamblingan and complimentary breakfast available each morning at the restaurant.
Nesa Sanur offers a family-friendly environment and many helpful amenities to enhance your stays such as a pool, complimentary breakfast and free parking.
I recommend visiting Patal Temple (0.8 mi) and Blanjong Inscription (0.9 mi), one of Sanur’s best tourist attractions.
You can also visit the delicious Massimo, an Italian Restaurant, or Kayu Manis, both excellent options for enjoying some seafood.
- Karang Beach
- Hardy’s Sanur
- Wok Wok [Chinese]
- Fisherman’s Club [Seafood]
- Teras Retro Sports Bar & Grill [Pizza]
14. Hotel Zia Bali – Kuta
Location: Jl. Ciung Wanara no. 17 Br Tegal, Kuta 80361 Indonesia
Starting Rate: $18/ night
Hotel Zia Bali is the smart choice for savvy travellers who want to be in Kuta Square.
You get a rooftop pool, fitness centre and a laundry room just for the cheap price listed above.
Not only that, when I went there I was stunned to see that the rooms were modern and well-designed. Since I am a big fan of the style, this is the kind of detail to be sold.
For breakfast, you may choose between Free Express Start Breakfast or Grab & Go, it’s just 2 options but it’s more than enough.
You can walk to Kuta Beach or visit Beachwalk, Matahari Kuta Department Store, or Waterbom in just some minutes by foot.
- Bali Sea Turtle Society
- Pandawa Beach
- Kuta Leather & Tailor
- Don Juan Mexican Restaurant & Bar [Mexican]
- Warung Chef Bagus [Southwestern]
- Piccola Italia Kuta [Italian]
15. Quest Hotel Kuta
Location: Jl. Kediri No. 9, Kuta 80361 Indonesia
Starting Rate: $18/ night
Quest Hotel Kuta is another great addition to this list due to its comfort and style. It’s got a modern, family-friendly feel, and it’s located in the heart of Kuta, just 15 minutes from the airport.
The rooms have been designed with comfort, spacious living areas, and high-end amenities like the massage chair, and if you’ve got kids in tow, they’ll love the pool area.
But what makes Quest Hotel Kuta stand out is its location. It’s right across from Joger 24 hours “Krisna Oleh” and “Oleh and Discovery Shopping Mall”, two of the best shopping spots in town.
I went without a car but I can assure you you can find some good parking over there.
- Park 23 Entertainment Center
- Circus Waterpark
- Anang Family Karaoke
- Baker’s Corner [International]
- Bistro Deli Tuban [Cafe]
- Warung Laota, Tuban [Chinese]