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Ranweli Holiday Village

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Waikkal, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Waikkal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
John_Sharp1958 Kuwait, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kuwait, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Returned here for two weeks r&r. Again, the bungalow was spacious and very comfortable. The ensuite bathroom was large and user friendly. The new management team were very helpful, attentive and went out of their way to please. the restaurant manager greeted us personally at every meal. The fairly high standard of food is maintained in the buffet style restaurant... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

returned here after about 5 years prior to leaving SL. Well received by team. Yes, the hotel is a bit worn around the edges but they are upgrading. We were lucky to stay in a beachside deluxe room which was a stunning example of their refurb work. The overall design of the place remains appealing and it welcomes you to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first time we had visited Sri Lanka. We really enjoyed our time at Ranweli. We stayed in one of the standard beach facing bungalows. The accommodation was very good, lovely large beds, air conditioning and great bathrooms. We were all inclusive which I would recommend as there are no loop holes in this and everything really is... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just returned from two wonderful weeks at this excellent resort/hotel. A short sail across the river on the little ferry takes you into an oasis of calm, friendliness and total relaxation. I stayed in a deluxe sea facing room. What I didn't expect when I booked it was to be literally right in front of the Indian Ocean.... More

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Northumberland UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Stayed at Ranweli for 14 nights in Jan 2014. Have to say that I am glad we upgraded to the luxury rooms as I couldn't imagine staying two weeks in the standard ones. Found those to be a bit dated compared to the one we had. Thought the place itself and MOST of the staff were very good. Some of... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stayed at Ranweli for 8 nights for part of our honeymoon mid April 2014. We were all inclusive and stayed in a Deluxe sea-facing villa. I thought it might be useful to list the good and bad points of our stay. Excellent: *The setting - the resort is well maintained, calm, well laid out and not over crowded. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

We spent two weeks at this hotel at the beginning of April, staying on all inclusive basis. We loved the short boat ride across to the hotel as it made you feel like you were going to a remote island. We had a deluxe beach side bungalow which was large, very clean and ideally located close to all the facilities... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We stayed for two weeks at Ranweli for our honeymoon and were very pleased with it. We had a sea-facing bungalow which was unbeatable for views and tranquility, so would definitely recommend upgrading. Standard of accommodation was high, really good quality air conditioning and nice bathroom particular highlights (availability of Premier League football via cable channel Star Sports was a... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I stayed at this hotel in January with my sis and brother in law and really enjoyed being their. I have a nut allergy that Kuoni neglected to mention to the management at the hotel. The head chef and the staff couldn't do enough to rectify the situation and the food through out was very impressive. The rooms were very... More

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We stayed at the Ranweli Holiday village on 2 separate nights at the start and end of a tour of Sri Lanka. Our only disappointment is that we could not have stayed longer as it certainly ticked all our boxes in respect of comfort, location, food, service and environmental ethics. It is in a nice location, on the beach, with... More

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