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Aquarius Resort

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Beach Road, Marawila 61210 Sri Lanka
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#5 of 7 hotels in Marawila
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Street parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Beach
Badminton
Children's television networks
Wifi
Breakfast available
Kids' meals
Tennis court
Table tennis
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Banquet room
Concierge
Mosquito net
Express check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Housekeeping
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Tile / marble floor
Cable / satellite TV
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
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Family rooms
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English, German
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Jonas Leinen wrote a review Feb 2020
5 contributions3 helpful votes
I spent 2 weeks in the Aquarius Beach Resorts in August 2019 and felt absolutely not welcome and comfortable. The terrain seems rather run-down and ruined. On our arrival, a pile of waste lay around on our way to the room. The sports hall is missing parts of a wall and there is dirt and broken glass on the floor. We wanted to play table tennis and we were given two broken, unusable halves of a plate. In the second week the water of the pool has changed from blue to green. In addition, there are no sunshades in the pool area and sunbeds were only made available to us in the second week. In my opinion, the tours that can be booked via the hotel are very expensive and badly organized. Our room was fine except for some small things (loose sockets, dark bathroom, loose tap, loose towel holder). But my fellow travellers had problems with bugs. After photographing the deficiencies, the hotel manager gave us a reference to the existing lawyers in Germany one day later and said that there was a reaction to every action. Also the hotel seems to change its name (Cosy Beach Club, Divya Panchakarma Ayurveda, Aquaris Beach Hotel) quite ofen. Only the tasty food and the friendly restaurant staff can be mentioned positively. All in all I felt that I had been ripped off and can definitely not recommend this place.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Magret wrote a review Oct 2019
23 contributions10 helpful votes
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We stayed there for two weeks.The rooms were way overpriced! One room had a rat, another had cockroaches. A third one had mice. My adapter melted in the socket right next to my head!! There were no pool lounges at first, no sun umbrellas at all times, everything was damaged. This hotel is nothing compared to the pictures on its homepage. They pretend to be a "sports club". The sports hall they have is broken, the hole in the wall became larger during the time we were there and nobody seemded to care. It was raining inside, the carped floor looked equivalently. The one table tennis table was broken and did not have a net. The badminton nets were ripped apart and there was no light inside. The pool became green on day 7 and nobody cared to change the water until we left. Also, the tens of crows that lived there loved to bath in the same pool. The beachvolleyball field was dirty, lots of plastic and large stones were in the sand. Only after asking, somebody did clean it a bit. Still, we had to do it ourselves a second time. The owner and receptionists lied to us about a lot of things and they apparently didn't know what "professional" and "goodwill" means. There were straying cats and dogs sitting under and even ON the tables in the restaurant. Only the cleaning and kitchen staff were really nice. This hotel has changed its name a few times in the last couple of years. Amongst them are "Sport Hotel International", "Aquarius Resort" and "Divya Beach Ayurveda".
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Neranji W wrote a review Nov 2015
1 contribution1 helpful vote
It has nice beach view.pool and restaurant is fine.we stayed for one night and service was fine.it has private beach to enjoy.it was a old hotel now renovated as the cozy beach. The food was tasty and coffee and papaya juice too. Room service also good and clean rooms and bathrooms. Pool is very good and i enjoyed it so much.
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Date of stay: November 2015Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Mills A wrote a review Feb 2015
Seaford, United Kingdom46 contributions
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Stayed there last February 2014, the hotel is in a quiet spot. Looks a bit dated and not luxury-polished but clean. It's a place for you if you not seek a show-off, but look for the quiet, warm, clean, extremely friendly hotel. Room were tidied up daily, the stuff and managers are helpful and friendly but not annoying. The main thing is OCEAN- it's really warm. Unlike Egypt, water is warm all the time, and there are no cold drafts or wind there. Hotel is not crowded and you rarely see other tourists there, so it feels like a perfect getaway. And a big warm pool where you can swim in the night as well which is amazing. Also there is a pool for kids, and outside showers with a clean water as well. Beach is clean and with soft sand, and flowers are everywhere. I'm going there this winter again.
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Date of stay: March 2014
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Room Tip: all rooms are quiet and clean, and you always can ask stuff to relocate you from one room to...
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Greg O wrote a review May 2014
Oslo, Norway6 contributions3 helpful votes
We stayed 2 nights in April. Bathroom was dirty as the room. Very dirty beach not maintained at all and dogs are the main issue there.Staff was helpfull. Breakfast was ok and restaurant manager was very nice.
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Date of stay: April 2014
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PRICE RANGE
$38 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
aquarius sports hotel marawila
LOCATION
Sri LankaNorth Western ProvinceMarawila
NUMBER OF ROOMS
25
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Frequently Asked Questions about Aquarius Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Aquarius Resort?
Nearby attractions include St. Anne’s Church (1.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Aquarius Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Aquarius Resort?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a mosquito net.
What food & drink options are available at Aquarius Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Aquarius Resort?
Yes, street parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Aquarius Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tao Restaurant Marawila, O2 Seafood Restaurant, and Saara Beach Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Aquarius Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Does Aquarius Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Aquarius Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Aquarius Resort located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.8 miles away from the center of Marawila.
Are any cleaning services offered at Aquarius Resort?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Aquarius Resort offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business center and a banquet room during their stay.