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Ranmal Rest & Tourist 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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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8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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22 helpful votes 22 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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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I was already in Hikkaduwa and wanted to change to a hotel with a pool since the sea is relatively rough and can be dangerous for swimming. I noted that Ranmal place with a relatively nice looking pool and also nice rooms in the right wing with side sea view. Ranmal is also a very pleasant person and showed me... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Good stuff,good rooms,best situated next to the wonderful beach,swimming pool and reliable hosts:ajith anfd family! I felt always at home! Not to forget the excellent kitchen and you are insured in case of robbery.

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Haifa, Israel
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

We arrived for 3 nights. first night we had a problem with the toilet. Second night the air conidtion didnt working and was no hot water in the shower. In addition, room basic and didnt cleen enough. In addition, i had to look for a remote from other guess by myself because the service guy didnt have battry. After i... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

The rooms are good except for two rooms, separate from the rest of the hotel, close to the beach. Those two rooms are total crap and I can't understand why they just dont wreck them. Unfortunately you only get a fridge in the bigger rooms. If you are to dine in the restaurant I suggest you stick to local dishes.... More 

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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights at the end of a month long trip. Paid 4000rup for ac room. Room was decent enough, comfy and relatively clean. Seemed about right for the money paid. Beach location is quiet but easily walkable to better bars and restaurants and crucially quiet enough to sleep well. The wifi gets turned off overnight but unfortunately,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

First we didn`t stopped here because of the low Tripadvisor`s rating. But later after reading reviews we`ve changed our minds and moved to this hotel from the centre beach location. Bad reviews say about ants (well you`re in Asia not in the North Pole, it`s the local nature) and about the stealing (which I`m surprised because the security was working... More 

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Address: Galle Road | Narigama, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Hikkaduwa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30
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