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Anilana Nilaveli

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Welcome to the Open land of the Moonshine, also known as Nilaveli. Located in one of the best beaches in the world, Our sophisticated and serene guests rooms feature colonial artifacts, white granite baths and candlelit corridors. Our tropical landscaped gardens feature 2 large swimming pools – each pool 21 meters in length, leading and directing you toward a tranquil beach with clear blue skies.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free parking
Airport transportation
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Wheelchair access
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Non-smoking rooms
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My family and I have just stayed at this fantastic hotel, after speaking to the manager we have found out that he has run top hotels around the world which explains why service and food standards are so high. We have very recently stayed in 2 other of the best hotels (jungle
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Having spent a lot of time travelling to Sri Lanka over the last twenty years and stayed in many boutique hotels, the Anilana hotel stands out for its location, beautiful beach, service from the staff, great hotel rooms and excellent food. It has long pools and is breezy both by
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The hotel staff are well trained and very helpful. They go out of their way and put extra effort to ensure that we are comfortable and all our needs our met. We usually experience a certain level of stigma when five women travel together - it is not deliberate, however hotel
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Response from Shemali S, Manager at Anilana Nilaveli
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for choosing Anilana Nilaveli for your vacation. We were delighted to read your positive comments and appreciate your feedback regards to our colleagues at the hotel. The handpicked team is dedicated and strives to offer high quality services facilities to our guests. We do hope that you will find the time to visit us at one of our sister hotels and look forwad to welcoming you back. Regards Anilana
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This was a great experience. The hotel setting is beautiful, with a large open foyer/bar. The swimming pool and beach area were also picturesque. The Nilaveli sea is very unique with close proximity to pigeon island and calm water perfect for swimming. The overall highlight of
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Response from Shemali S, Manager at Anilana Nilaveli
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for staying with Anilana Nilaveli and for the positive comments, we very much appreciate this, Chef Manju is a true professional and we are very proud of the menu and food he produces. We are privileged to have a wonderful team at the hotel. We hope to see you at one of our sister hotels in the near future. Regards Anilana
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We were warmly welcomed to this Spacious property by the General Manager and the staff and all of us were upgraded to beautiful spacious rooms! The view was just amazing! The food was great we were offered the set menu for lunch and Dinner the first night and we just simply
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Response from Shemali S, Manager at Anilana Nilaveli
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for staying with Anilana Nilaveli and for taking time to provide us with such positive comments, we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We appreciate your comments and look forward to welcoming you at one of our sister hotels. Thank you Regards Anilana
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Hello, does the hotel provide a car pick up service from Colombo airport and what is the cost?
Hi when I was there in "low season" the only option was a la carte for dinner. I would normally expect to see a mix as per other reply. Compared to UK prices for drinks are cheap. But for Sri Lanka expensive. If you like a drink source your own bar! From memory the rooms have fridges. Anything else just ask Peter
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Hi Fredrick, Thank you for your mail, we can provide you transport, We offer a fully air conditioned passenger van that can accommodate 5 passengers comfortably. If you need further assistance please contact us at +94 11 203 0900.
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Yes I think they do.
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Public transport in Sri Lanka is not well developed. Anilana Nilaveli is some distance out of town. The best bet would be using a taxi. There are these very cheap mode of transport called the Auto, which is a motorbike with a 3-seater cab attached to the back. Unfortunately, if you have many bags it would be difficult to fit them all in a Auto.
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"choose a room next to the swimming pool for fantastic views and easy access to the beach"
"Third floor for ocean and pool facing suite . This is the best"
"We stayed in a sea view room/ 3rd floor"
"Ask for a room with Sea View"
"There are pool side rooms (best if you want to move back and forth to the pools or beach. There are more rooms in the main building"
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