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Saman Villas

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Galle Road, Bentota, Sri Lanka
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Saman Villas
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Ranked #1 of 26 Hotels in Bentota
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Sarah K Liverpool, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at Saman Villas for 8 nights in March 2015 and during that time we had our wedding at the hotel. I can not begin to describe what an incredible experience it was, and this was all due to the tremendous staff. We have never encountered people who take such pride in their work, and it... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommended to the high end traveler who wants to indulge in the finer things in life.. You have to personally experience this wonderful resort to understand what I'm talking about.. Food.. rooms.. service at its best.

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Hong Kong, China
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
298 helpful votes 298 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful setting and a nice hotel. As this was the final destination we were very much looking forward to relaxing by the pool sipping drinking cocktails and enjoying the views and having some privacy. As this hotel was very much more expensive I did expect the best service. We arrived in the evening and were starving so we headed straight... More 

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Brendon M, Manager at Saman Villas, responded to this review

We thank the reviewer for their recent stay at Saman Villas. Thank you for commending the location and our food. The reviewers request to allow their visitors from outside to visit their room could not be accommodated in view of causing possible disturbance to other house guests. The hotel however offered an alternate solution by providing the Sunset Bar to... More 

Doha, Qatar
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113 reviews 113 reviews
8 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The last week I stayed at Saman Villas a second time with my husband as we had such an enjoyable time the first time. I expected it to be amazing but what really surprised me was they have indeed upped their game which I didn't think could be possible! We rented a villa with a private pool and were in... More 

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Rome, Italy
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am really struggling with this review. I was debating whether to share our experience or not, because as much as I wanted to love our stay at Saman Villas I cannot really say it all went smoothly. We were welcomed right away and the check in process was fast and simple. We were quickly brought to our room and... More 

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Brendon M, Manager at Saman Villas, responded to this review

We refer to the reviewer’s recent stay at Saman Villas. Thank you for commending the location, views, rooms and the food. We have been managing two hotels and count over 30 years of experience combined together. This is the very first incident that we have come across where hair has turned green after swimming in the pool. At Saman Villas... More 

London
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I (both mid 20s) spent 2 nights here and it was a delight. The staff are very friendly and helpful - cannot fault the service. The grounds of the hotel were beautiful, as was our room. The room was very large and we had a balcony with sea view. Room was spotless, as was the incredible outdoor... More 

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Union City, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first visit to Sri Lanka for sure not my last by all means . The staff at Saman Villas go beyond and aboved to ensure you are happy with your stay. Rooms are kept impeccable clean! No need to keep asking for extra towels, thanks God for that. They replace everything you need without asking, of course they do... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 12 nights at separate two-floors villa with private pool. Restaurant and it's personal is nice and friendly. Very good room service. Descent Spa. The holiday had been spoiled in the end by rude and unprofessional front desk staff and management. The manager came to us when we were chilling at the pool, started to shout in front of... More 

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Brendon M, Manager at Saman Villas, responded to this review

We refer to the reviewer’s recent stay at Saman Villas. The reviewers booking was made and paid in full by an Online Agent. The 2nd room was booked directly with the hotel by the reviewer’s parents. In accordance with our booking conditions, two nights had been changed as an advance payment. The reviewer attempted to let the parents depart without... More 

Tenby
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to do nothing - this is the hotel for you. Staff are extremely attentive. Our houseboy Sadath was brilliant. Nothing was too much trouble. Food was excellent - although having a two week stay a little repetitive and we did find the restaurant somewhat dark. There was a problem with noise on Saturday nights coming from a... More 

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our daughters wedding was held here this week. It was made an unforgettable occasion by the staff, who made everything absolutely perfect, from the elephant to evening candlelit dinner on the beach with amazing food (thank you Alex!) The entire stay was perfect, with every wish catered for. Nowhere in the world could this have been done better. Thank you... More 

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