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Bodhi Mawatha, Wella Mawatha | Godellawela, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been to the Amanwella 7 months ago back in September last year I knew exactly the experience I would be getting. A beautiful beach resort with very friendly staff, a perfect pool and stunning views. The food was more of an afterthought and the only thing that slightly let the hotel down last time. However with a new chef... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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30 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is the usual high standard one expects from the Aman Family .on a beautiful beach The service is first rate the food of a very high standard and the accommodation is spacious and airy The staff are always on hand to meet your needs making it all so easy and restful.Henry Scott the general manager really ensures all... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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119 reviews 119 reviews
25 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My third visit to Amanwella and the place still gives me a high. Kerry Hill has masterfully designed the property looking at every aspect of aesthetics that really makes this the gold standard of Sri Lanka's hotels. The service is still impeccable. Nothing is too much for the staff even though the distances from the rooms must make service a... More 

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We stayed for four nights after a stay at Amangalle and enjoyed both properties. Lots of folks sing the praises of both resorts, so I thought I would approach it a bit differently and compare the four Aman BEACH resorts we have been to in recent years: AmanNoi, Amanpulo, Amanryu and Amanwelle. The beach itself: Hard to imagine a prettier... More 

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Hangzhou, China
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9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I spent 4 wonderful days with my family. Relax, relax, relax....all is luxury: the room, the beach, the pool, the garden, the restaurants and also tuk tuk! I suggested to all my best friends! Is like for the Maldives...you must see one time in your life! For sure I will enjoy for more than one time...I suggest the room number... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Our last evening here before the trudge back to London. If this place hadn't yet been certified as paradise it should certainly be shortlisted. The Aman group of hotels have the (rightful) reputation for luxury and this one does not disappoint. For anyone planning a honeymoons?...book it - you will not be disappointed. Let's be clear though - there is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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56 hotel reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

My second stay here. After last time I longed to come back, and Amanwella remains a gorgeous, relaxed and sensational property. This has to be one of the most beautiful beachside locations on the planet. From the moment I arrived all the hallmarks of an Aman stay were present. I was greeted by Henry, the excellent GM, and the warm... More 

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12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

we had a room with full sea view suite and it was perfectly designed.Me and my wife was here for our second honeymoon and we had a great welcome from the staff.private beach was amazing and quiet relaxing,Butler we had was good and very helpful. good for young couple i thing thank you for your kind hospitality

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Camden, Maine
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This is a perfectly beautiful hotel located on a nice beach. The public areas are dramatic and over look a cove with crashing surf. My suite was lovely and well furnished with a comfy bedroom and a capacious bathroom with separate tub, shower room and double lavs, and lots of storage space. The adjacent private plunge pool was sizable but... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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87 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We stayed here at the end of our Sri Lanka trip, and wanted a place to kick back. There is not much to do in the area at all, a temple, a bird watching lagoon, maybe other beaches. Unfortunately there is also no place at the hotel for us active types, like a gym, or real places for a vigorous... More 

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