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Ranweli Holiday Village

Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
3.5 Star accommodation
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Dec 30Dec 31
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for the Day package last weekend with a group. Package was charged in Rupees but irritated once we get the charges for extras in euro with a higher exchange rate which was not mentioned in the bill and non of the staff informed prior...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Ramesh V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely experience taking the barge to enter the hotel. We arrived in the afternoon , was very pleasant to hear a lot of bird sounds . Lots and lots of mangrove. Nice brick structures blending in with the nature . Hotel has accommodated local artists...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Journey02470475034
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we had get to gether in this place.very poor customer service by front office chandima.we went for enjoy and lots if restriction.no smiles or customer care. food was ok for rs.1750. We spoke to ex. chef and extend buffet time.thanks chef.restaurant service fine. arrange small...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank malinda d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It’s very tough to write something about this place who already won so many awards and recognition but in short it’s the best gateway from one busy life, the location is the best of all, located between the bank of gin oya and the sea....More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank ARINDAM1512
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

so green and pleasant. go on week-days to avoid large groups! A not so long drive from the Chilaw main road..a good ground for watching birds, bordering a lagoon and the seafront . an idyllic spot now the beach is built up with a break...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Ranweli Holiday Village is an eco-friendly resort located on a 22-acre peninsula where mangrove forests and winding rivers converge to meet the sea. Located only 18 kms from Colombo's International Airport, More Ranweli is the perfect base to explore the fascinating history, culture and nature of Sri Lanka. The hotel is on Waikkal Beach & provides bungalows & rooms with a private bathroom. The resort has an outdoor pool and its own restaurant & bar. Each bungalow / room is air-conditioned, has a safe, sitting area and telephone. The attached bathroom includes a hot/cold shower. Guests can enjoy a beach volleyball, billiards or table tennis at Ranweli. Water activities such as paddle boating, canoeing and kayaking are available. Ranweli is able to organize boat rides and bird watching tours. You can experience multi-cuisine dishes at the buffets of the resort's restaurant & a variety of liquor is served at the pool bar. Less
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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$57 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Ranweli Holiday Village Waikkal
Ranweli Holiday Village Hotel Waikkal
Sri Lanka > Central Province > Waikkal
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$57 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Ranweli Holiday Village Waikkal
Ranweli Holiday Village Hotel Waikkal
Sri Lanka > Central Province > Waikkal
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Room & Suite (185)
Pool & Beach (173)
Dining (47)
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Family and Play Areas (2)
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Hi, Me and my partner are staying here in 2 weeks time and have just come across the really bad reviews. We are now worrying about our stay rather than being excited about it. We booked this hotel 10 Months ago and absolutely love the idea of how remote it seems and how they're huts to stay in ( We have Sea Facing Standard Bungalow) the beautiful scenery and how you need to cross a river to get to it. Are the poor reviews about the run down building, cleanliness & poor service something to worry about? Anyone able to give an accurate picture of what to expect? We are even thinking about changing hotels and paying extra to go somewhere else. It is going to be our last chance to be able to travel for many years and would hate it to be ruined. I think we're more concerned of the cleanliness and how other travellers have described staff as rude; we've paid hell of a lot and would hate to receive poor service. Advice to Stay and give them a chance or to avoid at all costs would be a great help.
August 29, 2018|
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Response from cmort69 | Reviewed this property |
The staff and hotel are fabulous it was very clean and well looked after, it is an old hotel but very well maintained, we had the best time of our lives so relaxing and worth every penny you will enjoy. Don’t take any... More
March 28, 2018|
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Response from 225aselap | Reviewed this property |
Ferry is free provided by the hotel. Think you will need 30-45mins to pass through immigration and collect bags. Then another 30-45mins maybe to get to the hotel. You can either arrange for airport pickup by the hotel or get... More
February 4, 2018|
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Yes, It’s not huge but it does
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"Should not order any Extras from the menu as Locals being charged in EURO"
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"Ask for refurbished rooms, even if far from reception."
Aug 30, 2018
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"All rooms are chalets/cabanas. Ask for sea view."
Aug 12, 2018
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"Sea View Bungalows 106 and 114 are the best."
Aug 4, 2018
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