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Coral Sands Hotel

3.0 of 5
No.326, Galle Rd, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #8 of 23 Hotels in Hikkaduwa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Stayed here for five nights after an Island tour, organised and booked by Elephant Island Tours. Overall very pleased with all aspects. Easy to immerse yourself in Sri Lankan Life as soon as you step out onto the road, the local buses are excellent. But the Hotel is a welcoming and peaceful retreat. We had a deluxe room with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our party of 4 people stayed for 5 nights from March 28th this year before moving on too the Maldives. We stayed in a very clean Deluxe room, overlooking the fabulous beach! One of the best positioned hotels along that area of the beach, with security on the gate to the beach, not that we were pestered by anyone. Found... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed with my wife in a deluxe room on Fb basis. The Food at the restaurant was very average. If you are planning on going during a busy or house full period then ensure that you go to the restaurant early since we made the mistake of going late 20 min before close and most of the buffet items... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 6 nights and had an excellent time. The staff are all so welcoming and obliging. A special mention to Sarath who works in the bar....superb service. Perfectly located right on the beach and close to everything. Breakfast in the hotel is good but evening meal could be better(a little cold) overall a fantastic hotel and we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coral sands gave us 2 wonderful weeks with the best staff you can ask for. The Hotel was really clean, nice and at a wonderful spot right at the beach. We arrived at Coral sands lunch time the 14:th of November. Immediately we were surprised about the cleanness at the hotel that was placed right between the road and the... More 

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Siri_G_12, Managing Director at Coral Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from CORAL SANDS Dear Guest, Your lengthy review following your two week stay with us was read with absolute delight. This review earned us a perfect score with TripAdvisor. THANK YOU ! Your encouraging comments re. our location, food, friendly service & general cleanliness are much appreciated. Thank you for your alert on the need for a wider range... More 

Whitby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To all at the Coral Sands, Thank you for making our 3 weeks with you so special, the staff , service ,location superb. plenty to eat at breakfast, excellent choice from local curry, to full English, oh and all that continental stuff as well ,and the tastiest fruit ever. lovely room with balcony over looking the beach, huge comfy bed,... More 

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Greetings from CORAL SANDS Dear Guest, Thank you for your ‘Fabulous’ review - all comments are deeply appreciated. Your comments & observations clearly show that you have had a delightful holiday despite the little ‘mishap’ in Galle. We enjoyed reading your inimitable way of describing the incident! Positive thinking indeed !! The hospitality that you enjoyed throughout your stay, within... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is pretty reasonable, but too big to be charming or delightful. Rooms are reasonable- we got interconnecting ones so the kids could be next door. Air con worked well, nice view of the beach. Restaurant is big hotel style with average food, and dinner starts at 7:30 (a problem for our small children who need to eat earlier!)... More 

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Siri_G_12, Managing Director at Coral Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from CORAL SANDS Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your snorkelling time among the colourful fish. The sea area towards the northern end of the hotel has been cordoned off with the aid of buoys for snorkelling. We wish you had alerted us about the need for early dinner for your children,... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pleasant hotel, exceptionally nice and always alert staff. Definitely recommended. Room on the second floor with a lovely view over the sea from the balcony, Hardly any noise from the heavily trafficked road outside. Everything was very clean. Right on the beach. Unfortunately the coral is mostly dead, but there were many fishes. We were surprised over the lack... More 

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Siri_G_12, Managing Director at Coral Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from CORAL SANDS Dear Guest, Thank you your review & it’s many positive comments. We are glad that we were able to make your husband’s birthday a memorable one. Your comment regarding the bedside lamp will definitely receive our attention. Thank you for your observation. We look forward to your next visit to Coral Sands. Kind regards, Siri E... More 

Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at this well managed hotel. Our room was located on the first floor and had a big outdoor terrace overlooking the garden/pool area and the beach. Staff were extremely friendly and ever so helpful. From the garden you walk straight up the beach for a stroll, a swim or a bit of surfing.

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Siri_G_12, Managing Director at Coral Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from CORAL SANDS Dear Guest, My team & I thank you for your brief but excellent review which earned us a perfect score. Your comments in respect of our location & service are greatly appreciated. We look forward to your next visit to Coral Sands. Kind regards, Siri E Goonewardene, Managing Director, Coral Sands Hotel Ltd., Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka. More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from an eleven night stay in this hotel. It's star rating is underestimated. This hotel is easily a four star grade. The location, right on the beach is superb. The best area for snorkelling and swimming in Hikkadawu is just in front of the hotel. We had a deluxe room which was more than comfortable, with... More 

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Siri_G_12, Managing Director at Coral Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from CORAL SANDS Dear Guest, Thank you for your ‘fabulous’ review. Your wonderful comments are deeply appreciated. The lengthy review will certainly be of help to our future guests. Hope you are able to see more of our country on your next visit. Eight world heritage sites are located within our small island of a mere 65,000 sq.km. A... More 

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