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Mosvold Villa by Jetwing
Ahangama, Galle, Ahangama 80650, Sri Lanka   |  
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Ranked #2 of 13 Ahangama B&B and Inns
Norway
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“Paradise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

What a beautiful place on earth. Wonderful staff, beautiful villa and rooms, relaxing atmosphere and exquisite food. We enjoyed every minute. We give our warm recommendations and hope to come back!
Will also recommend the surf rental and school witch is 100 meter down the road. Ask for Ranji!

Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
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Jetwing H, Manager at Mosvold Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review, March 18, 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your great review of Mosvold Villa by Jetwing, Ahangama. We are glad that you had a perfect stay with us while enjoying the comfortable & spacious rooms along with the variety of cuisine served.

It is always a pleasure to read reviews such as yours. Having indulged in our Jetwing hospitality, we hope you would visit us again soon for a longer stay.

Ayubowan!

Upali Wisidagama
Movvold Villa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Mosvold location is away from the usual madding crowd! A nice number of rooms (10) too.

The Chef & the Manager Upali were really very good along with the rest of the attentive & obliging staff.

Our meals were superb. Fresh & was just right in every way.

The 'ensuite' beaches were perhaps the best in SL!

Definite recommendation to all who want it 'away from the usual'.

Stayed February 2014
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Jetwing H, Manager at Mosvold Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review, March 19, 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your kind review of Mosvold Villa by Jetwing, Ahangama. We are happy to note that you had a comfortable and a relaxing stay with us.

It is always a pleasure to read reviews about satisfied guests, showing that we have stood up to our standards.
Having indulged in our Jetwing hospitality, services and facilities, we hope you would visit us again soon for a longer stay.

Thank you for your patronage.

Ayubowan!

Upali Wisidagama
Mosvold Villa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We originally booked to stay in the Three by TPV (where we stayed previously before Jetwing group took over and enjoyed very much). We had a very bad experience with the Light House hotel owned by Jetwing a few years ago, since then, we avoid Jetwing group hotels like the plague.

However, when we booked the repeat stay with the TPV, some months before our travel, we didn't know that the management has changed to Jetwing. When we turned up, we had issues with the room we booked, the manager contacted the area manager, a very pleasant and helpful young gentleman who gave us the choice of upgrade to a better suite at the TPV or move to the nearby Mosvold villa.

We opted to stay in the Mosvold Villa. It turned out to be a good choice. You cannot beat the location of Mosvold Villa or the beautiful beach. Very good for swimming. The villa itself is very well appointed, nice decor with relaxed atmosphere. The staff were excellent, especially the young manager Thushara, who always seem to be at hand to inquire about guest's needs and attend to them.

Our suite was very large and spacious. Swimming pool and the garden area was good for relaxing. I had some work to do, meeting a dead line, I managed to get it done while sitting under a palm tree (with the use of free wi-fi connection), enjoying the sea view.

We had some meals there, the chef was attentive and always willing to accommodate guest's needs.

We also visited the Fortress hotel for lunch (where we got free Champagne and 10% discount on food and drinks, we were told that's because they do a special deal for "guests from the villas"). Thank you Fortress for that, it was a nice gesture and the food was fantastic. With or without discount, we will visit the Fortress for lunch/dinner again.

Well done to the staff and the management at the Mosvold villa. They succeeded in changing our minds about the Jetwing group.

In contrast to our treatment by the front desk manger at the Light House hotel in 2007 (the old school person who wouldn't recognise the concept of customer service even if bit him in the back side), Mosvold manager Thushara and the young area manager could not have been more professional and pleasant. They seem to understand the business and the value of repeat custom.

We certainly will recommend Mosvold Villa to anybody who seek relaxing, luxurious yet homely place with a nice beach to body board, surf or swim.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We stayed at the Mosvold Villa for 5 days at the end of our journey around Sri Lanka over Christmas with our two teenagers. We couldnt believe the location when we arrived, it is spectacular, on a stunning and empty beach with great surf and soft sand. The villa is beautifully maintained, the grounds, pool and rooms are immaculate. The staff work very hard but are discrete. The chef is excellent and a great character too, always coming out after your meal to chat and make sure you liked your food. Everything is on Sri Lankan time, but just go with it and you quickly relax. It was our favourite location of the trip.

Room Tip: There isnt a bad room but we were upgraded to the honeymoon suite which is spectacular.
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Kristiansand, Norway
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We spent 9 days at the villa and we would love to come again! Spacious rooms, excellent staff and amazing Food. The villa has not yet alcohol permition, so you have to bring what you want at the moment. This should soon be in order. The pool area is big enough and very nice. You have to walk some 100 meters on the beach if you want to take a swim in the ocean because or some rocky corals just outside the villa. The Beach is very nice and clean, but there is constant wawes. Perfect for surfing but not so much for snorkling. Good value for money!

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Excellent value for the money. We spent 2 nights here as a weekend break from the bustle of Colombo. A tranquil place to relax, lounge by the large pool adn take in the beautiful views out across the ocean and coastline. The villa was tastefully furnished, very clean. The rooms spacious and the gardens well maintained. The staff friendly and helpful and the food was simply divine. The chef, Mr De Silva, prepared the meals of our choice and after my 6 years living in Sri Lanka as an expat, I can recommend the quality was to a higher standard than some of the finest restaurants on the island. As yet, the hotel does not have a liquor license however; they kindly offered to send someone to get our own supplies. A nice stretch of beach but the sea was a little rough and if you are not a strong swimmer they suggest walking a little further round the coast. We had one small recommendation, to have in-room tea and coffee making facilities made available. The manager advised this was already under discussion. We enjoyed our time there so much that we have booked another weekend, hopefully trying out the Honeymoon Suite.

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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

If you just want to relax and just chill near the pool with a good book this is the place to come. We were group of eight with young kids. The entire hotel was virtually to us with absolute privacy. Great location (not very far from Galle and quite close to Unawatuna). The staff was accommodating at all times. Rooms were excellent. The honeymoon suit was great with its individual Jacuzzi overlooking the pool and outdoor shower. The food was delicious and made to order. The evenings were great near the pool side bar. Note since the hotel does not have a liquor license it is wise to carry your own booze. All in all a great stay!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Mosvold Villa by Jetwing

Address: Ahangama, Galle, Ahangama 80650, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Ahangama
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in Ahangama
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled along Sri Lanka’s famous south coast, lies a sleepy coastal hamlet seemingly lost in time. The village of Ahangama is one of the island’s best kept secrets and tucked away amidst its palm lined shores you will find a luxurious sanctuary by the sea, Mosvold Villa by Jetwing, Ahangama. The 6 rooms are available to separate travelers. ... more   less 
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