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Serene Pavilions

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20 Upali Mawatha,, Wadduwa, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #2 of 7 Hotels in Wadduwa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great accomodation and good food although expensive. Hotel is superb and our butler Laharo was very good. Great beach (but not for swimming) with great beach shacks with good food. Seafood amazing. Wadduwa is a typical village / town but nothing to do at night.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My comments need to be seen in the context of having paid over £300 a night. Yes, the pavilions are very light and airy, the plunge pool is great and you have a butler However....... We had dinner there on 5 nights and it was always bland despite the considerable cost. Breakfast was nothing special. You would expect better in... More 

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Muscat, Masqat, Oman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

we booked the beach villa which was very nice abs spacious. The hotel staff are really great and they went out of their way to give the best service. The food was not that great although there is a lot of potential. The view is stunning and the beach although was quiet rough and the red flag was always up... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The hotels was very nice & we had the beach villa which was very spacious with all the amenities in the room. The staff were very friendly and helpful and most importantly the service was good except they took a bit of time to get anything that you ordered. The food was OK unless you ordered Sri Lanken which was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Received us with a nice and warm welcome. Me and my wife stayed there two nights during our honeymoon. Rooms were clean and tidy with all the facilities needed. We booked an ocean facing pavilion which gave us a perfect view of the sunset. We had our own butler who was really helpful and attentive.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The final element of our Sri Lankan tour involved a 7 night stay at Serene Pavilions at Wadduwa. The 8 beach front pavilions at Serene Pavilions are set in a stunning location and arranged as 4 units either side of the central bar and restaurant. In addition to the beach front pavilions there are 4 garden pavilions which are currently... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

A warm welcome very friendly.With very good first class accommodation.The staff were so obliging in every way,providing excellent service.The food very good variety featuring freshly caught fish.Which was a treat .Our Butler was the most efficient.looking after our welfare and needs

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We stayed for 5 nights in the 2 bedroom pavilion with our 2 teenagers. It's a beautiful setting with fish ponds all around the grounds, even across to the front door. The pavillion is spacious with separate bedrooms outside at opposite ends. The private garden was nice with its own little dip pool. The room could do with a good... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We stayed 7nights at Serene Pavilions and it was better than we expected. The pavilions have a a lot of space, good equipment and a great view from the bedroom. Moreover they offer a lot of privacy. The pool is huge and great to relax. We also enjoy the gym to make some sport. The pavilions need a little refresh... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

When we booked we expected a lot from this place . It is pricy so for such amount I do expect 5star on everything . Lets go for details : Place is nice , calm , nice villas , only few guests , 5 stars. Stuff: very very nice , professional , trained people . Our buttler was Lahiru .... More 

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