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Pondok Santi Estate

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed 4 nights at Pondok with my family. The location is at 10' walk from the main center at Gili T. The bungalows are nice, the tropical shower a gem. However, there are no bed and umbrella on the nearby beach. Another minor setback is that despite the fairly high price for the bungalow, they charge you to rent...

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Singapore
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed for a week with our three young kids (ages 3, 5 and 6) and loved it! We had a pool bungalow which was perfect size for our family. I was wondering what to expect as Gili T is generally known as a backpacker island but Pondok Santi was definitely more in the luxury category. The food was also...

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PondokSantiTeam, Manager at Pondok Santi Estate, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for writing such an amazing review on Pondok Santi Estate. It was so great having you and the kiddies and loved having you on the boat - Princess Margs!! We look forward to your return and hopefully we get to see the children again before they are too grown up!!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at PondokSanti for 2 nights and we wish we could have stayed longer! The hotel is located in the best area on Gili T, very clean and quiet and at the same time very close to the main side of the island if you want to go to different bars, restaurants and souvenir stores (only...

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PondokSantiTeam, Manager at Pondok Santi Estate, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for taking the time out to write such a detailed review on Pondok Santi estate. Yes our open, outdoor bathrooms are beautiful. It makes us very happy to hear you enjoyed the full Pondok Santi Estate experience. We look forward to seeing you next time!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

A gem of a property on the southern tip of Gili T away from the noisy end of town yet a 5 minute walk to it and definitely has one of the better beaches on island. A good selection on the menu with some innovative choices and the complimentary breakfast was quality to say the least. To top it all...

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PondokSantiTeam, Manager at Pondok Santi Estate, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for the detailed review. Our team at Pondok Santi love getting to know our guests whilst remaining professional and helpful so thank you for noticing that. It was a pleasure having you and we look forward to your return.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most perfect place , we stayed in one of the private villas. Everything well thought out & of good quality. The staff wonderful , my case was delayed ( thanks Qatar airways ) , the staff sorted the pick up , no mean feat as a boat then taxi trip. Food was wonderful , setting peaceful , yet 300...

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PondokSantiTeam, Manager at Pondok Santi Estate, responded to this review

Hello Tony! Thank you so much for taking the time out to write such an amazing review on Pondok Santi. We were happy to assist you in your transfer to the Estate. It was great having you and we can't wait to see you again!

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place and scenery, nice and clean everywhere, including the beach area. So impressive. Most staffs are nice and friendly. Some staffs may need to be concentrate. As I saw 2 sun beds for the Western guests, I went to ask if they could bring more. One guy couldn't recognize me and refused but others said yes. One hour later...

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PondokSantiTeam, Manager at Pondok Santi Estate, responded to this review

Hello, I am very sorry to hear that you feel this way. Sometimes it is difficult to know whether our guests would like some privacy or if they need our assistance. Everyone who visits Pondok Santi is treated equally and are very important to us. We really wish we could have fixed this problem whilst you were still staying with...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pondok Santi is a hidden gem for any foodies!! Up the strip from Vila Ombok and the main restaurants - this place is absolutely outstanding!! Some of the best food I have ever eaten abroad - definitely try the croquettes and the pumpkin curry. European standard cocktails, diverse menu, amazing local dishes and stunning setting overlook the hotels infinity pool....

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PondokSantiTeam, Manager at Pondok Santi Estate, responded to this review

Hello!! Thank you so much for writing such an amazing review on Pondok Santi!! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our restaurant @SantiLounge so much!! It is brand new so we are happy to receive positive feedback! Wow - Sounds like you really enjoyed the full Pondok Santi experience. It was a pleasure having you and we look...

Timika, Indonesia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights at Pondok Santi. The reason for going there was for me to have some time to study but also to be able to easily take advantage of things to do locally, without fighting crowds or traffic, as in Bali. The estate was spectacular. It is set back from the street, but still had a good view...

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PondokSantiTeam, Manager at Pondok Santi Estate, responded to this review

Hello Annaliese, Thank you so much for taking the time out to write such a detailed review on Pondok Santi! It was an absolute pleasure having you and we look forward to your return! p.s our pink flamingo & white swan floaties like to cause trouble hehe

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a private villa with pool Room 8 and it was by far the most beautiful place you could imagine. Very relaxing getaway! Staff are SO helpful and friendly. Clean villa, fast internet, very modern appliances and shower fixtures. Breakfast had many options and very delicious with fresh juice and fruit. Evening restaurant was incredible, great food and many...

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PondokSantiTeam, Manager at Pondok Santi Estate, responded to this review

Hello! We really appreciate your amazing review. It sounds like you enjoyed the full Pondok Santi Estate experience!! Our team here at Pondok love hearing about the positive feedback that we receive from our beloved guests. It was a pleasure having you and we look forward to seeing you next time!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved every minute at Pondok Santi. Very welcoming staff. Pool was awesome and quiet. The grounds are incredible everywhere you look is green and perfectly manicured. The villas are cozy and clean. We loved everything about our stay at pondok santi, definitely would recommend it!!

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PondokTeam, Manager at Pondok Santi Estate, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for the amazing review on Pondok Santi! It's nice to know our very special guests notice how much work our gardeners put in to ensure the grounds are immaculate. We look forward to seeing you next time.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pondok Santi Estate is the ultimate getaway retreat featuring ten beautiful bungalows set in lawned grounds on an ancient coconut plantation. Each traditional bungalow has a beautiful open-air bathroom, safe, air conditioner, mini bar, fan, lovely front terrace and day bed overlooking the manicured grounds. Private Pool Bungalows also include their own plunge pools, sun lounges and king size outdoor daybed. There are 10 beruga palm-thatched day beds in the grounds and along our private beach, which are the perfect place to chill out, sleep or read. During the day, get together around the large 25m central pool where snacks and cold drinks can be ordered, listen to music or just relax on the sun lounges. The resort offers a boutique restaurant, which is open for lunch and dinner while the main beachfront strip starts just 400m away with dive shops, restaurants, and beach bars, so you're never short of somewhere to eat. Cooling white stone paths link the areas of the estate, and coconut palms provide welcome shade in the heat of the day. In fact, everything has been designed to make sure your stay is comfortable and hassle-free. The island, with its coral reefs, is a favorite destination for divers, and one of the best dive spots is right outside Pondok Santi. There are plenty of dive shops on the beachfront where you can hire equipment, and arrange a boat trip. You don't need a boat for snorkelling as there's plenty of colorful coral and marine life to discover from the beachfront, including turtles, clown fish and many more! If surfing is your thing Pondok Santi is the perfect place, with a surf break right off the beach. For a couple of hours either side of high tide, you can paddle out and enjoy the waves. Most days and evenings 'Princess Margaux', the resorts luxurious traditional outrigger is available for sunset and snorkeling cruises, the boat can also be hired privately for island hopping adventures throughout the day. The island also offers riding and kayaking, and there are numerous spas on the island, where you can enjoy facials, massage and other beauty treatments. Lombok is just 20 minutes way by boat - a great destination for a game of golf, exploring the markets or a hike up Mt Rinjani. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pondok Santi Estate

Address: Pemanang, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > West Nusa Tenggara > Lombok > Gili Islands > Gili Trawangan
Price Range: ₹ 10,022 - ₹ 23,900 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pondok Santi Estate 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“All are good. There are only 10 villas on the property. Some have their own pool, which we really enjoyed.”
  • Private area by villa pool
  • Front porch
  • Private pool in back of villa
  • Front porch
  • Front Porch
annaliese828, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“room 7 - 10”
  • outdoor shower
UlianaS007, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“a quick bike ride to sunset swings!”
674janeller, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are incredible and Garden Facing”
M0nmai, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The private pool villa is spectacular with every amenity well thought out.”
mzurk, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
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