Reviews and Press

Our guests have written many kind words about us since our opening in 2016. From online reviews to international press coverage, we are humbled and grateful.

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Awards

A selection of international awards and recognitions for our Bali boutique hotel.

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Hot List 2017: The Best New Hotels in the World 2017

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IT List 2017: The Best Hotels in the World

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Akademi – winner of the the Bar, Club, or Lounge Category

Press

A collection of Katamama-focussed press cuttings from prestigious publications from Indonesia, Australia, Hong Kong, the UK and beyond.

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The result is a building that acts as a counterpart to both landscape and existing buildings—yet stands strong on its own through its bold lines of architecture.
Archinesia

 

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A boutique Bali hotel perfectly suited for guests with a keen appreciation for craftsmanship and detail, Katamama Seminyak, designed by the Indonesian architect Andra Matin.
Colours Magazine, Garuda Airlines

 

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From the island-feel playlists that gently hum throughout the public spaces to the sweet little woven bracelets guests are presented with on departure—a fittingly boho memento—Katamama has thought of everything.
Tatler Hong Kong

 

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Though their local inspiration, materials and craftsmanship are much touted, the aggregate effect of these, in truth, is a sleep but fairly nationless contemporariness.
Financial Times, How To Spend It

 

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Tapas are a highlight: a custard of sea urchin, migas, seaweed and fish roe served in an eggshell, and Cantabrian anchovy with smoked tomato sorbet atop a paper-thin croûton.
Gourmet Traveller

 

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In short, Katamama has it all: luxury, authenticity, and a downright cool vibe.
Conde Nast Traveler

 

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Think lofty spaces lined with denim rugs, brightly coloured weaves, edgy Indonesian artworks and retro low-slung furniture.
The Daily Telegraph

 

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Simple ideas are often the smartest. Like doing away with the dullest part of a hotel, the check in desk, and replacing it with a bar, as they’ve done at Katamama.
Tatler UK

 

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What’s never in doubt is just how intrinsic the local craft is to the luxury experience that Katamama provides.
Freunden Von Freunden

 

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All joinery was built using Indonesian teak, overseen by Surabaya-based carpenter. There are also over 100 original artworks on show within the building, from artists originating from across Southeast Asia.
Dezeen

 

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These two-story suites are an escape into rustic luxury as they feature internal access to a rooftop garden, expansive ocean views, a spa bath, rain shower, separate dining and lounge areas, and their own bar.
Design Milk

 

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Katamama’s unfathomable beauty lies in this perfect combination of a seamless artistic vision dutifully carried out by master craftspeople.
Cool Hunting

 

Reviews

Thank you to all of our guests who have taken the time to write about their experience with us online.

The idea of a bar for a lobby and the in-room cocktail concept is just great.
Jordan, Australia

Large spacious room, beautiful design, homely, safe, amazing food, amazing staff.
Simone, UK, Mr & Mrs Smith

I can’t praise Katamama highly enough — the vision and execution cannot be faulted.
McKnigji, Australia

We’ve stayed in 5 star hotels around the world, & as a package, this is hard to beat.
Terry, Australia

Definitely will come to this hotel if we stay again in Seminyak area.
Dubby, Japan

I can’t praise the people enough. We received the warmest welcome ever, in room check in that was so smooth and efficient it didn’t even feel like you were checking in.
Carolina, U.S.A

The entire team seems passionate about what they do, making guests feel like they are at home.
Avanthi, Sri Lanka

All materials are local. So stylish but yet so different to any hotel I have ever stayed at.
Doneb, South Africa

My favourite hotel in the world. You don’t stay at Katamama because you’re going to Bali, you go to Bali so you can stay at Katamama.
Tim W. TripAdvisor

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