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Insight

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Galle Road, Ahangama, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Suzanne H Dorchester, United Kingdom
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were moved here by our tour company after staying at the Palace Hotel in Mirissa. This hotel is OK, nothing special but we were relieved to get some sleep - see review of Palace. We had various problems with door locks, in room phone not working, wake up calls not received and a leaking air con unit. We changed... More

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Bratislava Region, Slovakia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Valeu for money - the rooms are huge, clean (ok, co-lived with a gekko and spider, but they don't disturbs us), nice view to the ocean, smiling staff, excellent food. Yes, the hotel is little bit older, but you see it only on details - mean-looking paintings and furniture, or only vintage style :)

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Ahangama, Manager at Insight, responded to this review

Dear Sir / Madam Appreciate your comments and we value your recommendation. We fumigate the rooms in the hotel every month to prevent insects getting into the room. However Considering our tropical weather it is a bit hard to totally eradicate gekkos and small spiders although they are very harmless. Yes the hotel was built in 1983 but we continue... More

Chernivtsi, Ukraine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

charming hotel, espcially for those who travel to exotic countries at first time. The rooms are cozy and sweet! 10 days there was my bag on the chair with money in it and nobody took it. we were leaving laptop, camera and jewelery it the room, and we weren't disappointed - there were where we left them. the stuff is... More

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Ahangama, Senior Management at Insight, responded to this review

We appreciate the strong recommendations of our valuable customers. We are also happy to acknowledge having such trustworthy staff at Insight. Yet, we will recommend all guests to make use of the safety lockers provided in the rooms to avoid temptation of economically not too sound staff. More

hertfordshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Stayed here for last three nights of a tour. Decent location but sadly food and service let this hotel down. We had eaten in some fantastic locations across Sri Lanka and when we asked if we could order from a l a carte menu we were told no due to there being only one chef because of the new year... More

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Ahangama, Manager at Insight, responded to this review

Appreciate your good comments about the location. Regret if the food and service levels were not to your expectation during your stay. We do apologize for it. We also acknowledge the fact that during the Hindu & Sinhala New Year for about 4 days things do slow down in all parts of Sri Lanka like during the Chinese New Year... More

Colombo, PR
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

Hotel is situated ina nice location, close to the main road.Parking facility is very limited.very nice from some rooms and food quality is ok. Rooms need some urgent upgrade and charges are moderate. Its good for the budget travellers.

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Ahangama, Manager at Insight, responded to this review

We appreciate the good comments about the location. Happy to note that you are satisfied with the good quality. However, we are not sure of the upgrading you are suggesting for the rooms. Sorry we offer only 3* quality and provide that quality to the best of our understanding. We provide everything in the room including a telephone, air conditioning,... More

Atlanta, Georgia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
50 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I stayed here two nights while on an Exodus group tour. I enjoyed this hotel very much because the setting, right on a beautiful beach, was so pretty and relaxing. Rooms a bit plain, no TV, great AC, plenty of hot water. Buffet meals very good, a la carte meal one night, crumb fried fish, was only fair. Great open... More

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Ahangama, Manager at Insight, responded to this review

We thank you for all your good comments about us. It certainly is an endorsement for all those who wish to make a booking to our Resort in the future. More

Winchester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
36 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We were concerned on arrival by the busy road outside the gates, but at night it was OK. The beach was lovely, as was the pool. The open sided dining room/bar was a good feature, food was simple but quite reasonable, although many items on the menu were not available. Rooms were basic but fine, only niggle was the faulty... More

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Ahangama, Manager at Insight, responded to this review

We thank you for all your good comments about us. It certainly is an endorsement for all those who wish to make a booking to our Resort in the future. More

Toronto, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
34 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Ahangama itself is a bit scruffy but the hotel, which is about five minutes out of town, opposite the post office, is set in an idyllic location. The reception, bar, and dining room areas are open to the elements but are sheltered by a high roof. A nicely sculpted swimming pool with plenty of shade is beyond that and the... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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23 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Immediately after the comment appeared under the name of thevelvetcrab we came on Tripadvisor to put a comment that we would investigate and get back. Due to absolutely high occupancy and the work load regret that though the investigation was done immediately reaching to TripAdvisor took time. We have investigated the complaint of "thevelvetcrab" and no customer who has stayed... More

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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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397 reviews 397 reviews
56 hotel reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We have visited this hotel on various occasions whilst on business in the south of Sri Lanka and would describe it as a friendly 'basic' hotel positioned in a very good beach-side location. It is a nice place to stop for a drink or food if you are travelling along the south coast road. Rooms are fairly basic but clean.... More

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Address: Galle Road, Ahangama, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Ahangama
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Insight 2*
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It is a place to relax, rejuvenate, and experience heritage, culture, nature and the way of life in the remote south of Sri Lanka. A resort located in an area where you can also surf and dive. From the lush green garden walk on to the golden sandy beach where you can see the natural reef breaking the blue water to a gentle wave which transforms to a tiny bubbly ripple. Swaying and whispering palms blended with the sound of waves on the quiet beach takes you through a journey of serenity. The long lonely stretch of beach offers you peace in abundance and a dip in the warm Indian Ocean is rejuvenating. Lie under a palm tree and relax on this unpolluted stretch of beach. Learn the art of stilt fishing – a mastery passed down from generation to generation and enjoy the only village of stilt fishing in the world. ... more   less 
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