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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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8 reviews 8 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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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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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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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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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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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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66 reviews 66 reviews
27 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

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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