Covid-19 general operating procedures
and regulations at bali palms.
Please note that we have implemented a number of precautionary steps related to the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in order to maintain a safe and secure environment for our guests and employees at Bali Palms. We have followed guidelines from both the WHO and our local health departments. Our management teams are on standby 24/7 to safeguard the property with local and regional authorities.
Booking, Booking Modification, and Cancellation
If you have made a direct booking (via telephone, email, or our official website), including any Non-Refundable bookings at our properties, you can modify your booking to any future date or cancel the booking by contacting our reservation team. Booking cancellations during the Covid travel-restrictions period will be waived for free.
For any bookings made with third-party Travel Agents or OTAs, please contact the respective agents regarding their modification and cancellation policy.
Failure to arrive at the property without making an official cancellation or modification will be treated as a No-Show.
Hotel activity & commitment to cleanliness
Bali Palms Hotel Activity Operating Procedures
We take standards of hygiene and cleanliness very seriously, and are taking additional steps to ensure the safety of our guests during their stay at our property. On a daily basis, the Bali Palms team are working to ensure that they meet the latest guidance on hygiene and cleaning. Our health and safety measures are designed to address a broad spectrum of viruses, including COVID-19, and include everything from hand washing hygiene and cleaning product specifications, to guest room and common area cleaning procedures.
Specific steps we are taking include:
Hand Hygiene: Proper and frequent hand washing is vital to help combat the spread of viruses. In our daily meetings, our teams are reminded that cleanliness starts with this simple act. It’s important for their health and that of our guests.
Bali Palms Team and Suppliers:
- Body temperature checks are being conducted at all entry points for guests, team members and suppliers.
- All staff members wear face masks.
- Hand sanitizer dispensers are placed at key guest and team member entrances and public areas (i.e. reception, restaurant, etc.).
- Cleaning Products and Practices: We use cleaning products and protocols which are effective against viruses.
- Guest Rooms: We use cleaning and disinfecting procedures to clean rooms after guests depart and before the next guest arrives, with particular attention paid to high-touch areas.
- Public Spaces: We have increased the frequency of cleaning and disinfecting in public spaces, with a focus on the counter at the front desk, door handles, public bathrooms, and even room keys, parking areas, entrances, lobby, restaurant, and recreation areas including our pool.
- Back of House: In the spaces where associates work “behind the scenes,” we are increasing the frequency of cleaning, and focusing on high-touch areas like staff lockers, storage rooms, all back offices and staff offices.
- Room Check-In and Check-Out:
- Hand sanitizers are available at Reception desks.
- Room keys are being sanitized prior to being given to guests.
- Face masks are being worn by all front-line team members.
- Disinfection treatment is used after guests’ check-out from guest rooms.
- Social distancing is being followed by each Bali Palms team member when in direct contact with guests.
- Housekeeping Services:
- High touch areas such as door handles, remote controls, desks, safety boxes and master switches are sanitized thoroughly.
- Balcony doors are always open during room cleaning.
- Decorative cushions and bed runners have been removed from all the rooms.
- All chinaware and cutlery available in the guest rooms are regularly cleaned and sanitized.
- Housekeeping services like bed linen changes and room cleaning are also carried out upon request.
- Guest rooms, outlets, meeting rooms, public areas and back areas are also frequently sanitized.
- Regular pest control treatments are carried out by a professional pest control company.
- Dining and food handling:
- Room service food orders are being delivered to guest’s room with hygiene protocol standard
- Social distancing protocol is in place between guests, culinary and waiting staff.
- Restaurant seating plan offers ample space between the dining tables.
- Restaurant menus, bill folders are sanitized prior to being given to guests.
- We implement hygiene and food safety for our guests.
- 24-Hour Medical and Security assistance
- We will assist any guests requiring transport to regional hospitals and clinics.
Following closely all WHO situation reports on the spread of Coronavirus, the Indonesian government has suspended its visa exemption policy for short-stay visits, visa-on-arrival and diplomatic/service visa-free facilities for all countries.
Please see below information regarding the government policy should you intend to travel to Bali.
- All foreigners/travelers who wish to visit Indonesia must obtain a visa from Indonesian missions in accordance with the purpose of their visit. Upon submission, applicants must provide health certificates issued by relevant health authorities from their respective countries.
- A valid health certificate must be shown to airline staff during check-in. Travelers are prohibited from entering or transiting through Indonesia if unable to show his/her health certificate from an approved health authority.
- All visitors/travelers must complete and submit a Health Alert Card to the Port Health Authority upon arrival at Indonesian airports.
- Should travel history indicate that a person has travelled to the government-concerned countries in the last 14 days; such person may be refused entry to Indonesia.
- Indonesian citizens who have traveled specifically to areas of concern will be subject to additional check-ups at the arrival airport by the Port Health Authority.
- This policy is effective starting on Friday, March 20th 2020 at 00.00 local Jakarta time. This policy is temporary and will be evaluated according to the development of Covid-19 cases. Any passengers affected by this policy may contact representatives of local government authorities for assistance.
- Updated information on the policy can be accessed through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Republic of Indonesia website. These measures are temporary and shall be evaluated pursuant to further developments.
Official hospitals in Bali for Covid-19 patients
The Sanglah General Hospital in Denpasar, Sanjiwani General Hospital in Gianyar regency, Tabanan General Hospital and Buleleng General Hospital are official hospitals in Bali that will handle possible COVID-19 patients. The main public hospital in Tabanan Bali is RSUD Tabanan Hospital Centre located in Tabanan – 37 minutes from Bali Palms by car.
Address: Jalan Pahlawan, Delod Peken, Kec. Tabanan, Tabanan
Contact: +62 361 811027
RSUP Sanglah Hospital
Address: Jalan Diponegoro, Dauh Puri Klod, Denpasar Barat, Kota Denpasar
Contact: +62 361 227 911
RSUD Sanjiwani Gianyar
Address: Jalan Ciung Wanara-Gianyar No.2, Gianyar, Kec. Gianyar
Contact: +62 361 943020
Address: Jalan Ngurah Rai No.30, Astina, Kec. Buleleng
Contact: +62 362 22046