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Serene Pavilions

4.5 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   20 Upali Mawatha,, Wadduwa, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food was delicious - we had a special fish offered by a kind waiter Lahiro. Only thing I didn't appreciate were the higher prices (but the fish offered by Lahiro was way cheaper than the rest of menus in the card). I would really suggest you this restaurant. Its real hi-class.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We stayed 4 nights at the end of a tour of Sri Lanka. Our sea view pavilion was well furnished and very comfortable especially thanks to the care of our private butler Amal Mahendra. The staff are all friendly and attentive and the standards of hygiene and cleanliness are very high. Excellent housekeeping. The beach where local fishermen pull in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

We had visited Serene Pavilions several times but it had been 2 years since our last visit. We decided to go with some friends for a relaxing weekend. The place is still a beautiful setting, so peaceful and tranquil. The food is really good, although very expensive and having the services of a personal butler is nice. (We had Lahiru).... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Be a little cautious if you're planning a stay here. Not because there is anything fundamentally wrong with the place, and some aspects are very good, but in our view the overall 'offer' just didn't 'gel' together into the holiday experience we were looking for. The 'pavillions' live up to their billing and are very spacious, well equipped and with... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The Serene Pavilions is a awesome place for Tranquility, Super luxury & Peace, Each pavilion has its own swimming pool & of course most importantly a personal Butler. Its own private beach area with no nearby hotels makes life more peaceful & enjoyable. It has its own sitting & dining area as well. Simply Luxury

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We spend a night there and just wished if we had many more days. The unique welcoming home like nature in to everything in this hotel, the butler Dion is the person who makes everything happens in operating level, which is very caring and thoughtful about his customer comfort and other needs. The arrangements of a special surprise treat our... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I do not like to write bad reviews. Never & anywhere. But I have to. We went to Serene to relax, expecting the highest possible level of luxury and comfort in Lanka. Wanted to switch of and just enjoy our own company. Until we caught OUR BUTLER PEEPING THROUGH THE WINDOW! He had a ladder by our pavilion and was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Serene pavilion is an ideal place, if you wish to spend your vacation in a paradise. The pavilion concept is superb and each pavilion has it's own butler. Suminda's(our Butler) service was very friendly and excellent. Foods at Serene pavilions are the best.Every cuisine served to us was Just perfect. Specially Sri Lankan foods. we enjoyed our stay at serene... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

In a striking contrast to more ordinary and large hotels which might be both extravagant and luxurious but rarely anything else, the guests at Serene Pavilions – in the village of Wadduva – experience an unusual and rare atmosphere which is best described as a "paradisiacal idea". With the care and attention to each guest shown by the staff, Serene... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights at this fabulous hotel and we cannot recommend it highly enough. The service is impeccable. Each pavilion (room) has it's own butler. We had Suminda and he looked after us with a friendly, professional efficiency. Anything we needed was dealt with immediately and (unlike the other hotels we stayed at on our recent tour) the staff... More 

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Address: 20 Upali Mawatha,, Wadduwa, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Wadduwa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Serene Pavilions 4.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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