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Nisala Arana

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326/1 Circular Road | Kommala, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I definitely want to return, totally charming - amazing setting, wildlife and location. The team are really friendly, helpful and accommodating. Breakfast and dinner also fab. Spent all my time exploring the area on the bicycles they have available to use. The only grip I had was really unstable WIFI.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nisala Arana is a lovely environmental place to have a good relaxed time. We had a great time at your hotel n we recommend anyone to go to this lovely place. Staff is excellent n the meals are delicious We loved it..

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a wonderful week at Nisala Arana & we want to book again for next year! The place is fantastic, the accomodation is 5* & the grounds are even more beautiful than it shows in any of the photos but what made this holiday one of our best ever was the team of staff that looked... More 

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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
28 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started our holiday in Sri Lanka at Nisala Arana and did not leave the grounds for 3 days. This was total relaxation, the grounds are beautifully kept, lovely pool and lots of wildlife to watch (birds, chipmonks, butterflies). The food was excellent and nicely prepared. We had the Coconut Wing which was quite small but had eveything we needed,... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We spent time between Christmas and new year at this property with our 3 year old daughter and another family with kids. The property itself is beautifully done with immaculately done rooms, gardens pools and a relaxation area. The kids loved running around and exploring in the garden and Uncle Tony was the wonderful care taker who made the trip... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This was another property that I really wanted to love, but couldn't. The torrential rain during our stay may have marred my perspective of it, and certainly contributed to some of the following "issues" we experienced: - Our roof leaked (yes, it rained heavily during the night and we could have asked to move rooms, but we did not discover... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

As the meaning of the name "Nisala Arana" it is really calm and tranquil place. Lots of trees with green. Up and down all are green. Villas are really attractive with antique furniture. Good for family also. Food are tasty with traditional dishes. You can reach easily from Colombo via Galle Road. Ideal for relaxing and be away from busiest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We - three families - best buddies for years bought the Villa Package at Nisala Arana over 13/14 Sept 2014 weekend. We, 7 adults & 4 kids had the whole premises for ourselves but the premises can accommodate 15 - 20 people easily. Working with Ben, the owner, was a nice experience. He allowed early check in & late check... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

As always Nisala Arana was perfect. Such a tranquil place to unwind and relax, yet within easy reach of Colombo. Tony is the go-to man and with his team ensures all your needs are met. The food was excellent - the carrot soup was divine! Clean, fresh rooms with lovely soft linen, spacious bathrooms and plenty of fluffy towels! The... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We decided to get married in Sri Lanka, and plumped for the Nisala Arana as the venue for our reception (and for them to organise the ceremony at Bentota beach) - which turned out to be a great decision. The hotel (with only 5 rooms) is situated a 10 minute tuk tuk drive back from the beach, and can be... More 

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