I arrived in the hotel and was given a welcome drink and a tour of the hotel before being escorted to the room.
During the your of the hotel it was easy to see why La Villa Mathis is a member of Relais&Chateaux. A different architecturel style and concept. There is four different villages with a few room in each.
18 of the 22 rooms in La Villa Mathis is the same and I stayed in one of those. Officially the call it a deluxe room, but it had space like a junior suite with separate sitting area, comfortable bed, working desk and a nice bathroom. A huge round bath tub, but the shower wasn’t separate. All was combined with a lot of local architecture to create a different, unique feeling.
The internet didn’t work for most of my short stay and was of course a disappointment, but their complimentary shuttle took me to the W hotel where I could do my work.
The most important thing in a hotel is always the service and it was good, but far from the level of Bali’s best properties. The managers is aware of it and already informed that when I arrived. Some staff is great, but some is very basic and with limited English skills.
Overall a great Relais&Chateaux to the portfolio. It’s a very different and interesting experience with good food and value.
My opinion: Good experience.