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Serene Pavilions

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20 Upali Mawatha,, Wadduwa, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in Jul (off-season for East coast). We had a HUGE villa with its own plunge pool. Villa was very lovely. A few things didn't work but were sorted out quickly (prob due to low occupancy in the low season - we were the only guests when we arrived). Villa 'butler' was attentive and lovely. I'm sure this place would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is the best romantic weekend we have ever had. From having your villa to the butler service to the food, it was an amazing experience. I would say this is the no 1 romantic outing for couples because we had our own privacy. We were welcomed in the traditional srilankan lighting of the oil lamp. It felt so warm... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My fiancé and I stayed over at this beautiful and luxurious place. With a private swimming pool, delicious food, an amazing view from the room, a really cozy bed, I would say it was a perfect getaway. The staff were really friendly and the villas were fully equipped.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Serene Pavilions is one of the best Honeymoon resorts in Sri Lanka.Beautiful luxury beach bungalows with your own butler.Fantastic plunge pool with crystal clear water.Food is mouth watering & so good.There is a huge swimming pool also available.bed is face to sea & you can enjoy the beauty of the evenings & mornings while you are on bed.This is a... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

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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Muscat, Oman
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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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