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Ranmal Beach Hotel

Galle Road | Narigama, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a standard room. When came to the hotel it occurred that this is what they considered a budget room. The washroom is very dirty, no AC on the room, furniture from 1980ies. Instead of one bed for two as stated there were separated 2 bees from 1980ies, too. Couldn't sleep both two nights, first because the bed was broken... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

We had a good 3 nigthts stay. As it was low season the service in the restaurant was very quick, also the kitchen staff did a great job. We enjoyed the pool very much and on the sun lounger beside you have a great sea view. Rooms were ok, it appeared to be overpriced but it's probably hikka standard. What... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This place was not my first choice, but most of the highly rated accommodations in the area had no vacancies for the period of my family of five stay. I was hesitant after reading all the various reviews on this property, but with limited options decided on proceeding and booking the Queen Suite with Sea View. Sure this place has... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

We are 2 well experienced female travellers. At first it seemed lovely, staff were welcoming and the main area of the hotel looked lovely, right on the beach, swimming pool, lovely seating area, garden and restaurant. The rooms were very basic, and not clean for the price you pay, and the bed had bugs all over it. The toilet didn't... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Located at the south side of Hikkaduwa at Narigama Beach we've stayed 1 week after 5 days island-tour. All rooms with beach view and balcony. Beautiful and quiet surrounding but only 5 to10 min walk to shopping boulevard and most frequented beach hotels and bars. Taxi and bus stand in front of the hotel at the main road. The room... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This hotel looks out over a very beautiful, not-too-crowded beach on the south side of Hikkaduwa. The excellent pool and laid-back restaurant have great views of the ocean. The rooms are a bit dingy and dark, but definitely serviceable. Service is unusually bad here. The front desk manager was very cold when greeting us, not bothering to get off his... More 

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Sliema
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Location is excellent and views are fab, though rooms are old & shabby, TV does not work, room was 'cleaned' once in 5 days and only because we asked. Water pressure non exsist and had a strange bad smell. Bed comfortable but hotel needs TLC and some professional management.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Hotel quiet location, beautiful surrounds and set right on the beach. Swimming pool. Good restaurant. GREAT STAFF!!! I want to tell BIG THANKS!!! I forgot my sony phone in room. i already left hotel and got bus to Colombo. After 10 km away a guy by motorbike from Ranmal hotel stop my bus and gave me back my phone! It... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We were there in the low season so had the place virtually to ourselves. Looked like they are renovating rooms. Ours was nicely done. We had the best room in the place with big 2 person spa and overlooking the pool and beach. It was beautiful. Had one drama one night with a party running late with loud Dance music,... More 

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Derbyshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We got taken here by a guy who met us on the train. It was clearly a bit of a con but the hotel is ok and we paid a reasonable price. The staff are a bit lazy and our room wasn't cleaned once in 4 days. This was ideal for the cockroach living in our plug hole. The pool... More 

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