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Amanwella

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Bodhi Mawatha, Wella Mawatha | Godellawela, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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119 reviews 119 reviews
25 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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tokyo
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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London
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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87 reviews 87 reviews
56 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 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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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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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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133 reviews 133 reviews
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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London
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Hugely expensive to stay, and yes, lacking character, but wow what a view, and what a lovely dining experience. The hotel is very modern, and you have your own little lake in the toilets - designed rather than accidental.

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Danbury
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We arrived at Amanwella having just been to Yala ( Leopard Trails ) which we found very touristy and quite frankly our tented accommodation was by no means perfect On getting out of the car at Amanwella we were greeted not just by the staff but Henry the Manager who had taken the trouble to meet us as well -... More 

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