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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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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The place is brand new but the staff are quite helpful & the hotel itself is very nice. Few teething issues with breakfast & there's no bar set up/stocked yet but they cater for the basics. Pool is awesome, overlooks the ocean. If you book, ensure to ask for a ocean view room. One issue which needs to be rectified... More 

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Hotel J, General Manager at Bansei by Hotel J, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor following your stay with us. It was pleasing to read that you found the place to be very nice with an awesome pool overlooking the ocean. It was as well rewarding to read that the associates were very helpful, something I will not miss to... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Overall, we were very disappointed with our stay at the Bansei Hotel at the end of December 2014. They have got some things right - the bed was extremely comfortable. The hotel however charged my credit card prior to arriving, placed us in a room smaller than that purchased and a room which was very unclean. The cleanliness of the... More 

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Hotel J, General Manager at Bansei by Hotel J, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor following your stay with us. Please accept our sincere apologies with reference to your room and bathroom's general cleanliness. We certainly regret those incidents and were pleased to have been able to change your room as soon as you reported the issues. I can assure... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for a really relaxing time and good service this is the place to be. We stayed approximately 6 days and had excellent service. The staff were very helpful and took care of all our needs. The views and beachfront was wonderful. The food was fantastic, we can't wait to go back. Thank you Bansei!

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Hotel J, General Manager at Bansei by Hotel J, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor following your stay with us. It was pleasing to read that you had a relaxing time and found the service to be good. It was as well rewarding to read that the associates were very helpful and that they took care of all your needs,... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having visited the same concept hotel by hotel J in Negombo, we were really looking forward to our stay at Bansai in Hikkaduwa. Sadly though we were a disappointed. We walked into an unmade room and bathroom :( so our first impression was not great. We complained to the staff and it took some time until we spoke to the... More 

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Hotel J, General Manager at Bansei by Hotel J, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor following your stay with us. Please accept our sincere apologies on the mistake on our part with reference to your room which was not ready on arrival. We certainly regret this incident. It was great to note your kind words on the friendliness of our... More 

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had reached hikkaduwa late at night & checked into this hotel which seemed a bit shabby n old. So after my morning run I decided to scout for other hotels on the beach. This is what brought me to this no frills, clean , newly renovated property right on the beach. The receptionist was very friendly and showed me... More 

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Hotel J, General Manager at Bansei by Hotel J, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor following your stay with us. We were delighted to read your positive and constructive feedback and this will go a long way in motivating the young team we have recently formed at the newly opened Bansei by Hotel J Hikka. Again thank you for your... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our family had a fabulous stay in this newly refurbished Jetwing budget hotel. (Previously known as (Amaaya Rock)In fact there're was nothing 'budget' about it! The rooms were huge and very comfortable with spectacular views of the beautiful ocean. The food was delicious. There was free 4G Wiifi ( much to the delight of our teen sons) the pool was... More 

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Hotel J, General Manager at Bansei by Hotel J, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor following your stay with us. It was pleasing to read that you found the property to be clean and attractive. It was as well rewarding to learn that you found the team to be efficient and pleasant, something I will not miss to share with... More 

Colombo
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Coral Rock which is now called Bansei was my favourite hotel for the past 25 years. It is the most beautiful spot in Hikkaduwa located right in front of the Rock. When I saw in the papers that its now run by Jet Wing I was excited as we love their hotels and I made a reservation over the phone.... More 

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Hotel J, General Manager at Bansei by Hotel J, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor following your stay with us. Hotel J is a new concept to Sri Lanka which is a limited service brand and the idea behind it is that guests are charged for only what they use, thus making the overall pricing strategy more economical. The hotel... More 

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
1 review
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 reviews 5 reviews
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 

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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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