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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was surprised by the reviews for the property which were rather negative, Ranveli has a real charm, the staff are wonderful and helpful, we stayed 2 weeks. We stayed in one of their 'Heritage ' rooms, they have 3.We looked at other rooms, there are a variety which would suit most people, some with air conditioning and a fridge...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok place if you aren't expecting much for the price. Cheap, good location. Across the road, food places, beach. They are helpful too. I wouldn't mind staying there again. Breakfast is with not much varieties, like I said for the cheap price can't complain or ask for everything. There is a pool which ain't big and is clean.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is 20m away from railroad. The trains are quite noisy. If you come tired with a jet lag, they don't bother you. The rooms are clean with good beds. The pool is grand prize for the kids. The staff is helpfull. Food is ok. Just across thee railroad is a beach. Ok for the first one in sri...

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Turku
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this hotel because we had to stay near Colombo to extend our visas. Hotel itself is a bit dated and needs some TLC. There is a railway right next to it and at first it is very disturbing but after one day you get used to it...well, more or less. Service at the hotel is very good and...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed January 17, 2017

The resort is directly by the train line but we got used to this. The rooms were clean and basic, and the staff very helpful and obliging. The access to the beach could be cleaned up some, and the hotel in general could do with a little sprucing up. However, we were comfortable. And there was a nice pool for...

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Ranveli B, Front Office Manager at Ranveli Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying at Ranveli Beach resort and really appreciate you taking time to writing a review and share your True Experience on your recent stay with us We have noted the shortcomings mentioned and will attend immediately. We are happy to note that you and your family had a comfortable stay. Hope to see you again...

Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed January 12, 2017

Wonderful place, with the great staff and the best owner ever :))) This was our second time here and definetely not the last. We higly recomend this place, because it feels like home :)) Thank you for everything and see you soon Boris & Senka

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Ranveli B, Front Office Manager at Ranveli Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Boris & Senka Thank you so much for the time taken to write a genuine review. We were so happy to have you again. All the guest’s in the hotel are missing you guys terribly. You were very positive and it was so easy for everyone. Wish you all the very best for 2017 and hope to see you...

Reviewed December 28, 2016

It was very good stay there at Ranveli Beach resort. Near the beach is the best part of the Ranveli & the service they offer is very good. Breakfast I found it with satisfactory & good. If you love to stay near nature with the fresh breeze & waves sound than this is the best place for you to stay...

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Ranveli B, Front Office Manager at Ranveli Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Pankaj Thank you very much for staying at Ranveli Beach resort and really appreciate you taking time to writing a review and share your True Experience on your recent stay with us. we extremely delighted to know that you had a Fantastic holiday at Ranveli. hope to see you soon to serve you better. Regards Manjula

Chiang Mai
Reviewed October 24, 2016

This place needs improvement. Wi-Fi didn’t work from the hotel rooms. The rooms are grotty and rundown. When I tried to use the shower the whole thing fell apart. On the plus side, it is a nice location right by the sea front and they have a small pool. Breakfast was pretty average. Price is fairly good, I’d probably only...

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Ranveli B, Front Office Manager at Ranveli Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing a review which mentioned the Good side and the areas we need to improve. We have renovated most of the rooms. Sorry we don't have WiFi in rooms.only in the Lobby. We hope to see you again to serve you better. Wish you all the very best.

Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed our last day in Colombo here. There were some problems in the room which was pool side. But they resolved if asap. The food was great. The pork chops and fried Pork were finger licking good. It has a swimming pool but it was not much clean though. The beach was good.

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Ranveli B, Front Office Manager at Ranveli Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying at Ranveli Beach resort and really appreciate you taking time to writing a review and share your True Experience on your recent stay with us . Happy to know that your stay was comfortable and the food was Finger licking. Hope to see you again. Wish you all the very best.

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Everything was great about the hotel except for the breakfast, which was sadly out of options and the AC, which wasn't functioning properly. View from the top floor is great, clean rooms.If not for the above mentioned issues, would've certainly rated 5 stars

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Ranveli B, Front Office Manager at Ranveli Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying at Ranveli beach Resort and really appreciate you taking time to write a review and share your true Experience. So sorry for the AC not working properly which would have been sought out lmmediately.You are wright. Our B'fast is basic. Eg. Toast, butter,jam, fresh fruits, orange juice, Eggs and Tea/coffee. Bacon, sausages,cheese etc is...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In operation since 1972,one of the oldest budget hotels in mount Lavinia, which has been creating memorable holidays for thousands of satisfied visitors from around the world, such as USA, UK, Australia, Germany, Italy, France, Netherlands, Sweden, India, Maldives etc.Due to our long experience in the hotel trade we have many repeat guests. The main attraction in our hotel is located by the beach, adjoining to the famous Mount Lavinia Hotel and the affordable rates that we offer. Ranveli Beach Resort has 32 comfortable, Clean, well furnished rooms (with attached bathrooms) equipped with standard and Semi Luxury amenities. All A/C double rooms and family rooms are equipped with Air Conditioning, hot/cold water and cable TV and also over looking the Indian ocean. Most of our rooms are with private Balcony where can watch the incredible “sunset” or the breath taking view of the Indian Ocean.In addition we are famous for our very friendly and helpful staff. The well laid large Garden and our private beach can be used for “sun bathing & relaxing while enjoying the fresh air of the Mount Lavinia beach.Most guests like our “Rice & Curry “However our restaurant offers its guests a tasteful a la carte menu of Eastern, Western & International cuisine at a very low price. Sea food "Platter” which is prepared by our well experienced chef is delicious and popular. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ranveli Beach Resort

Address: 56/9 De Saram Road, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 31000, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
Price Range: $26 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ranveli Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“We really loved our Heritage room.”
 of 5 bubbles susanoJ1524TN, 2 days ago | Read review
“Rooms on the beach side have good view but some time may disturb by trains.”
 of 5 bubbles , Dec 28, 2016 | Read review
“Room 25 had the AC issue, check if it is fixed now.”
 of 5 bubbles the_shopboy, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
“I had a room on pool side and it was excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles dewans2015, Apr 2, 2016 | Read review
“Good hotel at a good location if you are looking for cost concious.”
  • Non AC room
 of 5 bubbles himangshu2016, Mar 24, 2016 | Read review
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