We always try new places when we come to Bali and the Artini 2 was one we chose this time. What a surprise. When the taxi pulls up all you can see of the cottages is a small entry doorway and my immediate reaction was 'What's this?' but as soon as you walk through and stand at the top of the steps, a whole beautiful vista opens before you. Beautiful gardens, authentic Balinese villas and peace and quiet. We were given cottage number 2 on the second floor which overlooked the courtyard and the pool. Fabulous. The decore did not dissappoint and the staff were amazing and so courteous and helpful. Because we always include a visit and stay in Ubud on every trip we will go against our normal practice of different trip - different accomodation and stay at the Artini 2 again. Five stars!