During our round the world with our family, we spent two nights in the hotel Element by Westin Bali Ubud, belonging to the Marriott Bonvoy program.
Element by Westin Bali Ubud Hotel Booking
The Element by Westin Bali Ubud is a new hotel in Bali. It is Category 3 in the Marriott Bonvoy program, meaning that one night costs between 15,000 and 20,000 points.
This means that a 5-night stay can cost as little as 60,000 points thanks to the benefit of staying five nights for the price of 4 using Marriott Bonvoy points!
The easiest way to earn Marriott Bonvoy points is by subscribing to one of the program’s card s:
See all the details at the end of the article!
Location of hotel Element by Westin Bali Ubud
The Element by Westin Bali Ubud is just north of Ubud center. We had a rental car, so it was easy for us to get around.
Please note that the hotel Element by Westin Bali Ubud offers a free shuttle service to drop you off at the center city or bikes to borrow.
Around the hotel
You won’t get bored staying in the surroundings of Ubud at the hotel Element by Westin Bali Ubud!
There are a lot of things to do like:
- The rice fields of Tegallalang
- The Monkey Forest
But also the Bali Bird Park (ideal with children):
And many temples like the one in Tirta Empul:
And you’ll surely be lucky enough to see parades of religious ceremonies.
Check-in at Element by Westin Bali Ubud Hotel
The reception is in a large open area, and welcome drinks are available.
During check-in at the hotel Element by Westin Bali Ubud, welcome gifts were given for our children.
We’ve been informed that we’ve been upgraded to a Suite thanks to our Titanium status. And we’ll enjoy free breakfasts at the hotel restaurant.
Our room at the Element by Westin Bali Ubud hotel
Our suite is at the hotel’s very end, near the swimming pool.
A little dark because, on the first floor, but it is a large room. An extra bed will be offered to us free of charge by the reception for the children.
The hotel being very recent, all the furniture is almost new. We appreciate the size of the room, allowing children to play at their ease.
All the accessories are present: mini-bar, coffee machine, etc…
Between the bedroom and the bathroom, a very large wardrobe.
The bathroom has:
- a large bathtub
- a large shower
- a double sink
From the bathroom, we have access to an outdoor terrace without opposite.
Services of the Element by Westin Bali Ubud Hotel
Breakfast is served in the hotel restaurant, close to the reception.
A beautiful large terrace, charming, overlooking the pool. Breakfast is presented as a buffet, with a clear preference for Asian flavours.
We had a great time!
The swimming pool is the central element of the hotel.
It is organised in 3 parts:
- a small pool for the children
- a pool for everyone
- a smaller one below for adults who wish to relax
The swimming pool is also delightful in the evening.
The children's playroom
A small playroom is available for children next to the reception.
If you wish, a babysitter is available free of charge to look after children over the age of 4.
The training room is located below the pool, near the spa.
Here too, the equipment is brand new, and we appreciate the large windows letting in the light.
Our general impression of the hotel
The hotel Element by Westin Bali Ubud represents excellent value for money, and this has been our favourite of the Marriott hotels available in Ubud.
Accessible from 15,000 points per night, this is an excellent value if you visit the area!
Get Marriott Bonvoy points
There are two main methods to earn Marriott Bonvoy points through credit cards:
- Directly: with Marriott Bonvoy credit cards
- Indirectly: by transferring Membership Rewards from American Express
Directly with the Marriott Bonvoy credit card.
You can earn Marriott Bonvoy points directly with the two Marriott Bonvoy credit cards:
These two card s each offer a excellent welcome bonus. And, for each of your expenses, you can earn Marriott Bonvoy points.
Besides, upon renewal, with each of these cards, you get an annual reward night certificate.
Indirectly, by transfer of points
Marriott Bonvoy points can be earned indirectly via American Express Membership Rewards by transferring points via American Express Membership Rewards credit cards.
These cards each offer a nice welcome bonus. You can transfer Membership Rewards Points to Marriott Bonvoy at the rate of 1:1.2. That means that by transferring 50,000 Membership Rewards points, you will earn 60,000 Marriott Bonvoy points!
Our favourite card here is the American Express Cobalt® Card: you can earn up to 5 points per dollar (that’s 6 Marriott Bonvoy points per dollar) for everyday purchases how grocery stores, restaurants or convenience stores.