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Bansei by Hotel J

Galle Road | No 340, Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 80250, Sri Lanka (Formerly Coral Rock by Amaya)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I stayed at Coral Rock by Amaya recently. It is located on the sea beach. Excellent place for snorkeling and scuba diving. Food quality was excellent. Staff members were very courteous. Excellent hotel with great stay.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Stayed one night at this enchanting hotel. Natural settings with a pool near the Indian Ocean. This is an excellent place to stay and ideal for snorkeling and diving . It is possible to stay any days here as it is in the center of Hikkaduwa .

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Very friendly staff, starting from the front office everybody of us felt. Never said no and very courteous staff. Excellent food & a memorable stay ! We stayed on 29th & 30th March in the rooms facing the beach. Excellent experience ! ! !

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Amaya R, Front Office Manager at Bansei by Hotel J, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks. Keep on coming back and we will do our best for you. Gihan Ishara Front Office Manager More

The Hague, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

We were staying at coral rock at the end of our tour of the country. A perfect hotel for rest and relaxation. The food is great and service prompt. The first few days the hotel was half full so we had most of the facilities to ourselfs. Close to the station and to the shops and divecenters.

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Amaya R, Front Office Manager at Bansei by Hotel J, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you. We feel extremely happy that we have provided you the perfect place for rest and relaxation with good food and services. Gihan Ishara Front Office Manager More

Birmingham
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

Fantastic relaxing time in a very clean and well presented hotel, it is in a great location with wonderful views and pleasant staff serving very good food. We will definitely return and this was by far the best part of our trip, swimming with the giant turtles that frequent the beach is a must.

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Amaya R, Front Office Manager at Bansei by Hotel J, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Please come back. We would like to have you come over and over again. Gihan Ishara Front Office Manager More

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

This Hotel was situated in Galle road itself, and was accessible to the town. Overall the hotel was small compared to expected. We booked a triple room and for what it looked like, they had stuffed an extra bed to a double room but charged the rate of a triple room. The room was a little cramped up. But the... More

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Amaya R, Front Office Manager at Bansei by Hotel J, responded to this review

Dear Guest, A few rooms are small. The Hotel is closing for the months of May, June and July for renovations and we will consider your comments when making improvements. Thank you for your kind remarks. Gihan Ishara Front Office Manager More

Kandy, Sri Lanka
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

The view from the room is breath taking. Service from arival is realy personalised.Food is very tasty,good spread,has an excellant choice and tastes heavanly ,especialy the sea food.1st hotel I saw with 5 juice choice and a Chief Chef personaly speaking to guests in the restaurant which was very heart warming and welcoming. We really enjoyed our family stay.If it... More

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Amaya R, Front Office Manager at Bansei by Hotel J, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are all very please with your comments. The Chef wishes to say a very special thank you. Gihan Ishara Front Office Manager More

Vantaa, Finland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We stayed for 10 nights at Coral Rock in March 2014 and loved every minute of it! We had a deluxe room with a balcony and a view of the ocean. Staff was extremely friendly, helpful and welcoming, breakfast was delicious, room was comfortable and cleaned daily, the pool area was lovely, location was good... We genuinely enjoyed our stay... More

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Amaya R, Front Office Manager at Bansei by Hotel J, responded to this review

Dear Guest, As much as you enjoyed your stay our staffs all join me in saying we enjoyed your presence. Thank you. Please come again and again. Gihan Ishara Front Office Manager More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I have visited the Coral Rock by Amaya during last year for an one overnight stay... Nice place very close to the sea. Felt the sea & fresh air... but space in rooms are comparatively low... specially the bathrooms.... they are smaller.... but overall very satisfied with the service provided.....

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We came to the hotel's restaurant because of the amazing view to the hotel's pool and the ocean. Service was good but we were disappointed by food. We ordered steak and seafood plate. Steak was tough and well-done instead of medium. The grilled lobster was terrible. After our complaining they gave us desserts as compliments but, to be honest, desserts... More

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Address: Galle Road | No 340, Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 80250, Sri Lanka (Formerly Coral Rock by Amaya)
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Hikkaduwa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30
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