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Saman Villas

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Galle Road, Bentota, Sri Lanka
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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our honeymoon started at this hotel and what a start we had! From the moment we arrived it felt as if we were in paradise! The views, the location, the food and importantly the staff all contributed to making our stay perfect. We were given a bottle of wine on arrival and cake dessert at our last dinner when the... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here as a family at the end of a busy time seeing Sri Lanka and it was all that we had hoped for and more! All the staff without exception were outstanding. It isn't a big hotel and only has 27 rooms therefore is peaceful and we felt truly pampered after our stay. The setting is beautiful, with... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 3 night stay at Saman Villas was a real highlight of our two week honeymoon in Sri Lanka. As described and pictured, the rooms, pool, surrounds and views are absolutely magnificent. We especially loved our outdoor bathroom! The sound of the Indian Ocean crashing below us was the perfect sleep tonic. What really made our stay special was the... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled around Sri Lanka for our 2 week honeymoon. Saman Villas was our first stop. We only stayed here for three nights as we were unable to afford any longer! It was worth every penny and I wished we could have stayed longer! We had a very warm welcome and throughout our stay the staff were excellent. Nothing was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are still here - our last of 6 nights before our island tour begins. Villa with pool number 29 - very nice room with semi outside bathroom, dressing room and terrace. We haven't used our pool much as our villa is mostly in the shade. Of the 8 pool villas ours is the lowest - the best one is... More 

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North Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 6 nights here on our honeymoon and we loved it! All the little touches made the difference, a complimentary 90 mins massage each, a four course honeymoon dinner in the pool pavilion, welcome and farewell cakes on our first and last night, our room being cleaned twice daily etc. The staff were always friendly and professional, we enjoyed... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are just normal hard working people who saved for a long time to treat ourselves to a little luxury, and this hotel exceeded expectations. We had a north facing room. Good points Location - between 2 stunning beaches with bunny soft sand and within easy reach of restaurants and bars. Cleanliness - superb Staff - very respectful and polite,... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful setting and quality of accommodation. But at the first dinner, the food was tepid or cold - almost inedible. We reviewed this with the chef and the next night all went well. Shouldn't have happened.

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Chichester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a difficult review to write. We loved the rooms, the hotel pool and the beaches surrounding the hotel but - contrary to just about every other reviewer, we really did not enjoy the restaurant and being "half-board" and staying six nights, this was an issue! Why? Well half board entitled us to the set-menu which was quite elaborate... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from spending our Honeymoon in Saman Villas and WOW it was fantastic! It is without doubt the best hotel I have ever stayed in. Only 23/24 rooms (I think) and our room was a villa which had a private pool at the rear of the villa, the pool was completely private which was exactly what we... More 

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