4.5 out of 5

"We had a wonderful long weekend at this amazing place. Very relaxing with lots of activities to fill your days and nights. Friendly and helpful staf ... " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 18 Apr 2017

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Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in Gianyar awaits you at MARA RIVER SAFARI LODGE at Bali Safari & Marine Park. You'll be within a 15-minute walk of Bali Marine and Safari Park and 1.8 km (1.1 mi) from Cucukan Beach. Highlights at this resort include 2 restaurants, an outdoor swimming pool and free continental breakfast.

All 38 individually decorated rooms feature LCD TVs with satellite channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers and free bottled water. Minibars provide refreshments, and in-room dining is easy with amenities like fridges and round-the-clock room service. Nice touches include bathrobes, slippers and free toiletries. Additionally, safes, hairdryers and desks are available.

The theme restaurant, Tsavo Lion, serves African cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The resort's own poolside bar and bar/lounge are nice places to enjoy a drink. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a spa tub and free childcare. Each morning free breakfast is served. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Attractions within a 20-minute drive of this 4-star Gianyar resort include Sanur Beach and Bali Zoo.

Swala Deluxe Room + Bali Safari Entrance & Safari Journey

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$322* Per night/room 19 Aug. - 20 Aug.

Tembo Family Suite + Bali Safari Entrance & Safari Journey

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 9 Max

Kifaru Family Suite + Bali Safari Entrance & Safari Journey

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Twiga Deluxe Room + Bali Safari Entrance & Safari Journey

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

MARA RIVER SAFARI LODGE at Bali Safari & Marine Park ratings based on 27 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for MARA RIVER SAFARI LODGE at Bali Safari & Marine Park

Everyone (6) Couples (6) Family (15)
5 out of 5

Something very different and highly recommended.

Pros: Friendly staff, amazing views from hotel room. Lots to do and see. The dining experience alone is incredible with the lions watching on.
Cons: The room was not cheap by Bali standards and we understand you are paying for the experience, but there was a number of activities not included in the
We had a wonderful long weekend at this amazing place. Very relaxing with lots of activities to fill your days and nights. Friendly and helpful staff. Highly recommended, an experience of a lifetime.

Posted by on 18 Apr. 2017

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5 out of 5

Great experience during our stay.

Hotel staff are polite and accommodating. Room was clean and spacious. Great view of the animals roaming outside.

Posted by , from Sydney, AU on 31 Mar. 2017

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3 out of 5

Worst breakfast in Bali!

Enjoyed our night. Family room right by pool but could not see the animals from our room. Rates are expensive and I would have expected entry to the park to be included in the price. Elephant ride to breakfast was a highlight.

Posted by , from Adelaide on 20 Sep. 2016

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4 out of 5

Good spaced room

Didn't include specific items j would of liked after visiting the park on another occasion. The pool was great but a bit warm The carrots to feed the animals are a great touch

Posted by on 22 Jan. 2016

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5 out of 5
Pros: The swimming pool watching the animals while you have a drink in the swim up bar
Cons: Price does not include safari ride
Location: Outstanding
Facilities: Outstanding; Value: expensive but amazing; Service: Go the extra mile; Cleanliness: Beautiful; night safari is awesome

Posted by , from Australia - WA - Regional WA on 25 Nov. 2014

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5 out of 5
Pros: The animals, the live shows, and the friendly staff.
Cons: So many options/packages within the safari park.
Location: Outstanding
Facilities: Outstanding; Value: Affordable; Service: Professional, Friendly, Courteous; Cleanliness: Faultless; The safari park and hotel exceeded my expectations. A great place to stay with children and experience animals up close.

Posted by , from Australia - TAS - Hobart on 19 Aug. 2014

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5 out of 5
Pros: Outlook from your balcony or at the pool seeing the animals so close was amazing
Location: Outstanding
Facilities: Outstanding; Value: Great deal; Service: Courteous; Cleanliness: Spotless;

Posted by , from Australia - QLD - Regional QLD on 23 Jul. 2014

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5 out of 5
Pros: The night time safari and lion restaurant
Cons: Had to leave
Location: Wonderful
Facilities: Outstanding; Value: Amazing; Cleanliness: Beautiful; Anyone coming to Bali must stay here!

Posted by , from Australia - QLD - Gold Coast on 25 May 2014

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4 out of 5
Pros: Pool (with swim up bar) which overlooked the animals
Cons: Room was expensive but didn't include any activities in the park like elephant rides, safari, show etc and they were also all very expensive
Location: Not near anything else
Facilities: Distinctive; Value: Everything was extra cost; Service: Good, Friendly; Cleanliness: Pleasant; Funzone had very few rides and not all operating

Posted by , from Australia - QLD - Gold Coast on 29 Mar. 2014

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4 out of 5
Pros: The oppertunity to be so up close and personal with these beautifully kept animals
Cons: Stuck with the highly priced meals
Location: Inspiring
Facilities: Nice ; Value: Affordable; Service: Polite, Not as good as most Bali ; Cleanliness: Lovely;

Posted by , from Australia - WA - Perth on 25 Feb. 2014

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About the MARA RIVER SAFARI LODGE at Bali Safari & Marine Park

Location Jalan By Pass Prof Ida, Gianyar, Bali 80551

Renovations + Closures

In accordance with local regulations, all visitors must remain within the property during Seclusion Day (Nyepi)/Hindu New Year for a 24-hour period (starting at 6 AM). Seclusion Day typically falls in March or April (dates subject to change each year). Check-in and check-out will not be possible on that date. Ngurah Rai Airport (Bali International Airport) is also closed on Seclusion Day.

Property Features

MARA RIVER SAFARI LODGE at Bali Safari & Marine Park offers its guests an outdoor pool and a spa tub. There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. The family-friendly MARA RIVER SAFARI LODGE at Bali Safari & Marine Park also features gift shops/news stands, a garden, and concierge services. A round-trip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Self parking is free. This 4-star Gianyar resort is smoke free.

  • 38 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • Built in 2008
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (free)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • On-site shopping
  • Bellhop
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (free)
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Denpasar (DPS-Ngurah Rai Intl.) (36.2 km / 22.5 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

MARA RIVER SAFARI LODGE at Bali Safari & Marine Park offers 38 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features minibars and a safe. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation includes desks. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include a shower, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and complimentary toiletries. This Gianyar resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Desk
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free continental breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Tsavo Lion – This theme restaurant specialises in African cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Uma Restaurant – This restaurant specialises in Indonesian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is 17

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Airport transport is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. For details, please contact the property in advance.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at MARA RIVER SAFARI LODGE at Bali Safari & Marine Park

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 35 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 35 (one-way), (up to 10 years old)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • MARA RIVER SAFARI Bali Safari Marine Park Gianyar
  • MARA RIVER SAFARI LODGE Bali Safari & Marine Park Gianyar
  • MARA RIVER SAFARI LODGE Bali Safari Marine Park Gianyar
  • MARA RIVER SAFARI LODGE Bali Safari Marine Park
  • MARA RIVER SAFARI Bali Safari Marine Park
  • MARA RIVER SAFARI LODGE at Bali Safari Marine Park
  • MARA RIVER SAFARI Bali Safari

You should know

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.