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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Let me list out the PROS and CONS PROS 1. Butler was excellent, Well trained and very friendly. 2. Villa's are very spacious 3. Private and Calm place to Relax CONS 1. The Ponds in the Front area was very poorly maintained. We first thought we came to the wrong place when we saw the front section of the hotel... More 

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Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the spa of this beautiful boutique hotel which was really a great experience. When entering the resort you get to see lot of greenery and ponds filled with tropical flowers. It was truly a piece of heaven with birds singing every where. You cannot believe that this is located in a busy beach stretch. The spa was amazing... More 

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Emily S, Marketing Manager at Serene Pavilions, responded to this review

Dear Dinendra, Thank you very much for taking the time to review Serene Pavilions hotel on Tripadvisor. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the spa treatment and the serenity of the hotel. We appreciate your feedback regarding the welcome drink and cool towel that would have made your arrival more pleasant. May I ask if you had booked... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

We often dream about the ideal holiday location and it never becomes a reality well for my family and myself it just did .Serene Pavilions specially the Ocean Pavilion was breathtaking in every way . Starting from the traditional and warm welcome by the smiling friendly faces of the staff and the General Manager herself the awesome beauty of the... More 

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Emily S, Guest Relations Manager at Serene Pavilions, responded to this review

Dear Ingrid, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of Serene Pavilions. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that we could fulfil your expectations of being an oasis of serenity, privacy and relaxation. We are glad that you appreciated the food and the friendliness of the staff. We hope to welcome you... More 

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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81 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I've book a villa with a pool in this amazing boutique resort, which was a heaven to be honest. It has very few villas compared with the size of the place. You will have your own butler 24/7 to assist you at and with anything.. The palace is really perfect to for couples to have a quite time or even... More 

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Emily S, Guest Relations Manager at Serene Pavilions, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of Serene Pavilions. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that we could fulfil your expectations of being an oasis of serenity, privacy and relaxation. We are glad that you appreciated the private plunge pools, the 24/7 butler service as well as the spacious gardens. We... More 

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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This is an amazing luxury boutique hotel with amazing duplex villas with private swimming pool and an exclusive butler. Expensive, but its worth every dollar you pay. not very far from the main city Colombo, Serene Pavilion is located along the beautiful west cost of the amazingly beautiful island Sri Lanka. It also has a very large common swimming pool,... More 

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Emily S, Guest Relations Manager at Serene Pavilions, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of Serene Pavilions. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that you appreciated the hotel's range of facilities as well as the food and beverages. Thank you for bringing the issue with the cleanliness of the beach to our attention. This is influenced by the change... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

We stayed at the Serene Pavilions for 10 days in February 2016. We were welcomed and made to feel at home and relaxed immediately we arrived. Our butler Chaminda was extremely kind and attentive. He arranged our meals and refreshments, his timing was immaculate, tea arriving just when we wanted it. He helped us with every aspect of our holiday,... More 

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Emily S, Guest Relations Manager at Serene Pavilions, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of Serene Pavilions. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that we could fulfil your expectations of being an oasis of serenity, privacy and relaxation. We are glad that you appreciated the private plunge pools, the 24/7 butler service as well as the private plunge pools.... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

We visited Sri Lanka around feb 2015, lovely weather . This boutique hotel I would call it so secluded and serene. Loved this place with few beach villas and private villas each with own swimming pool. It's a house on its own and really massive , the bathroom alone was a size of a room with two showers jacuzzi .... More 

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Emily S, Guest Relations Manager at Serene Pavilions, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of Serene Pavilions. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that we could fulfil your expectations of being an oasis of serenity, privacy and relaxation. We are glad that you appreciated the private plunge pools, the spacious bathrooms with Jacuzzis and the generous living and dining... More 

New York City, New York
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

Serena hotel visit was kind of a disappointing experience : Arrive 5 pm, no option for massage , no staff.... Gym out of order. After 6 pm fruits and coffee pre dinner in room,no one come to clean in the dinning table , until we have arrived to the table for breakfast . At diner French fries were from frozen... More 

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28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 7 nights with a family group of 12. We had six Ocean facing pavilions-each a 2500 square foot house with a living/dining, kitchen, bedroom plus a luxurious bath. The butlers were very friendly and helpful. Chaminda was a particularly fabulous butler- helping my elderly parents ( in their 80's) with all their needs. The hotel needs... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Stayed at the garden villa with my wife and our 14 month old. I had called the hotel in advance about the baby cot and they were very kind to arrange for one , with a mosquito net (i think they took a cue from one of the reviews below ). The pavilions are spacious and luxurious while being very... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Serene Pavilions is a spacious tropical haven, located on the Southwest coast of Sri Lanka. The boutique hotel comprises of 12 Balinese-inspired pavilions, spread over 5 acres of landscaped gardens dotted with coconut palms and lotus ponds. Each pavilion offers a sumptuous bedroom, large living and dining areas, a marble bathroom with Jacuzzi, a kitchenette. The delightful outdoor area features a private plunge pool, and a wooden sundeck with outdoor dining space. With an emphasis on personal service, Serene Pavilions can craft your dream escape. Start the day with breakfast served by your private butler by your plunge pool, or take a dip in the Indian Ocean. Unwind in your villa, where a mix of Sri Lankan and Balinese furnishings create a natural style and tranquil atmosphere. Play tennis, swim a few laps in the central pool, enjoy a spa treatment, or sit back on the beach and wait for the spellbinding sunset. For dinner, choose from the daily menu, or book a private dining session and give the chef free reign to create something new. Then enjoy a nightcap at Amritha Bar as you listen to the waves roll in. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Serene Pavilions

Address: 20 Upali Mawatha, Wadduwa 12560, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Wadduwa
Price Range: $462 - $960 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Serene Pavilions 4.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Serene Pavilions Hotel Wadduwa
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Wadduwa
#3 Luxury Hotel in Wadduwa
#4 Spa Hotel in Wadduwa
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Wadduwa
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