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Saman Villas

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Galle Road, Bentota, Sri Lanka
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed her for 5 nights having spent a week sightseeing other parts of the country. This was the perfect way to relax after a lot of walking in very hot weather. Our villa was a goodsize with a private infinity pool that overlooked the beach and sea below. The open air shower in the bathroom was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely atmosphere Private pools are amazing Excellent for Couples Friendly staff Massive suites However, the pool water should be requested to be cleaned as the size of private pools is only 7m long and water should be changed for each visitors.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am writing this quite late but would like to let you know that I have had the most beautiful experience in Saman Villas and I am so glad we chose this place. So when we started planning our honeymoon we had Maldives in mind and we were almost finalizing the resort and almost booking the place. This is when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just came back from a short trip to Sri Lanka, i had the chance to stay at Saman Villa Hotel and i was totally charmed. The location is beautiful, the infinity pool, the wild ocean, the palm trees, the amazing sky, the bathrooms... The staff is very friendly and the food is delicious. Only 4-5 rooms were occupied (due... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently stayed at Saman villas with my family. It's a nice boutique hotel, with only 29 rooms in total. I liked that pool villas are quite private and all have an amazing view of the ocean. My problem was with the noisy train nearby, and barking dogs that you can hear all times of the night. It would be... More 

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Himaj J, General Manager - Marketing & Operations at Saman Villas, responded to this review

We refer to the reviewer’s recent stay at Saman Villas. Thank you for commending the Deluxe Suites with Pools and the views. The railway track is over 800 meters away from the hotel. The noise of the trains has not been an issue for the vast majority of guests. Our guests have always appreciated the wide variety of menu options... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There cannot be many holiday destinations where the only important decision of the day is whether to have tea or coffee for breakfast. This place is a gem. All the staff from Brendon (the Manager) all the way through to the friendly helpful housekeeping staff, wonderful,wonderful people. The high standards of this place are fantastic. This is a place where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the most perfect of places to stay! Every single member of staff are fabulous, friendly and helpful, and do their utmost to guarantee a very enjoyable stay! We met the chef several times and also the manager which I think is a lovely touch. Well done Saman Villas, we will be back for sure!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from my honeymoon and this was by far the best accommodation i have stayed in. Privacy, romantic, brilliant views, clean...everything. The service is absolutely amazing. Again, i have never been felt more welcome than anywhere else.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I dont think you can beat this location.... the invinity pool here has the most unreal view. The service is great the rooms are fantastic and the staff are so helpful and good. Great little hotel for a few nights !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friend had recommended this place to me when I had planned a trip to Srilanka. This place is away from Colombo. Its a distinct resort stand on a rock along the shore. The rooms are different than other resorts. The bathing area especially is open to sky yet private. The infinity pool is very well designed the spa is... More 

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