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Ranweli Holiday Village

3.0 of 5 Ranweli Hotel Road, Waikkal 61110, Sri Lanka
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The resort is rather far from the main attractions in Sri Lanka, so probably unsuitable for a long holiday unless you just want to lie around on the beach, but it is close to the airport and ideal for the first or last few days of a tour. The housing units are detached and spread around the resort. Some are... More

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Ely, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two weeks in Ranweli Holiday Village as a package holiday with Virgin for my birthday in September 2014 and found it to be charming and peaceful. I was really interested in the previous reviews - I've flown long haul previously and it is fair to say this wasn't the most polished resort I've ever stayed in, but that... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They do not know the basics. food is of poor quality. un friendly very strict staff. Good environment but bad management. never recomend. no value for money. exoensive and useless. also the room conditions are not up to the mark. i recomend not to go there.

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Hemet, California
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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite the slick website photos and (in our opinion, often highly questionable) positive reviews, this place is pretty awful. Having traveled the world for decades, we easily recognize quality, value, hospitality and attendance to guest needs...and the lack of them. This place fails by most of the significant criteria generally applied to professionally-run hotels. Yes, the room was nice, and... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW!! What an amazing place! We chose Ranweli as our honeymoon resort... no regrets! The food, service, people, location, cleanliness were all perfect... The ferry ride across the river adds to the feel that you are truly on holiday and away from any cares or worries. As you step out of your bungalow, the beach stretches for over 1 mile,... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and myself stayed for 2 weeks at Ranweli holiday village in August arriving 3 days after our wedding for our honeymoon. We arrived early in the morning and was greeted by the most friendly and helpful people we could have asked for. The ferry ride across the river was the perfect way to start the holiday in my... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food and service quality was so bad. Random water cuts, lack of attention & lack of foods made us so frustated. Not recommend to visit. they dont have sufficient care takers & takes so long to attend to even a simple request.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At our arrival, we were greeted with a strict 'School Teacher' type of a receptionist, who's answer to most of our requests were 'No, Cant'.. Welcome drink never arrived even we hared someone was ordering it for us. Asked for a two additional glasses when we were in the room and we were told 'there are 2 glasses given already... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We booked into this hotel for two nights after 30 hours travelling from Canada. We were looking for an alternative to Negombo but still not too far from the airport. This hotel filled the role perfectly. The location is beautiful and the hotel in good state of repair. We booked a standard room but were given a free upgrade to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We only stayed one night in this hotel arriving quite late, but what an arrival and a great introduction to the country. To have to take a raft over to reception was amazing and even leaving in a monsoon was very atmospheric. The room itself was fairly basic and the bathroom quite small, not the cleanest rooms we have stayed... More

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Address: Ranweli Hotel Road, Waikkal 61110, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Waikkal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ranweli Holiday Village 3*
Number of rooms: 88
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Ranweli Holiday Village Waikkal
Ranweli Holiday Village Hotel Waikkal

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