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“"Superb,can t wait to return"” 5 of 5 stars
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The Palms Hotel
Ranked #5 of 8 Hotels in Beruwala
Certificate of Excellence
Stafford
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“"Superb,can t wait to return"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We were moved to this hotel following a bad experience at another!!.we were greeted with a warm welcome and have to stay that this group of hotels is by far the best alongside jetting in Sri Lanka from what we have seen.the rooms were clean, the communal areas were clean and smelt lovely.the staff were extremely friendly.the pool was always clean and lounger available.we had a great time here.we caught the local train as the station is close to galle that is definitely an experience .we were impressed by the food and entertainment .we would definitely recommend this hotel.

Room Tip: "2nd floor view is more clear".
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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8 Thank Hit zinger T
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colombo Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Jet wing travels made our reservation at Palms, we selected palms out of ten Hotels in Beruwela,
Superb Selection , Lovely pool , well maintained ,garden , Very specious bed rooms, cean lobby ,very efficent staff ,delicious food , lovely souronding What else we accept from hotel , it was like a heven , we enjoyed lot.........

Room Tip: Upper Floor
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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8 Thank Theja J
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Galle, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

It was our first wedding anniversary, i just put date on registration card. Woow it was amazing durring the dinner time hotel staff arrange lovely cake on a decorative table. And our room was arranged with beautiful flowers. Never foget our first wediing anniversary experience at The Palms. Big thanks for everyone. Will be there for our second anniversary.

Room Tip: All rooms are sea view
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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8 Thank Helan F
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Falls Church, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

This was our family's second stay at the Palms; we returned this year because we felt it was a good value for the area based upon our experiences last year. We could not have been more wrong. First of all, there were a number of drinking-related incidences perpetrated by other (intoxicated) guests at the hotel, that were not managed / mitigated by the hotel staff. I will not go into details, but I am not faint-hearted, but I was absolutely disgusted by the vulgarity of the goings-on. Secondly, my husband and I were the victims of a scam whereby food and beverage charges paid in cash were double-billed against our room. It seems that the wait staff are pocketing the cash - management did nothing to resolve the situation. Personally, at a beach resort, I prefer not to have to collect receipts (never mind keep them intact and dry). However, if you stay at the Palms, you either have to charge everything to your room (and double-check with other members of your party, so that they're not being charged for the same services, as you have) or collect all of your receipts, and be prepared to give yourself plenty of time at check-out to audit your bill. Ours was only one experience, so a single data point. My advice is to look elsewhere - there are plenty of options in the Bentota area, and if you elect to stay at the Palms, buyer beware to avoid falling victim to a scam. I would seriously advise anyone with children to avoid this facility as it is inappropriate for minors due to the behavior of main clientele of this resort.

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1 Thank Dougie67
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

My Wife and I spent 2 nights 3 days last weekend (11~13th October 13'). It was a total relax holiday. Hotel was very accomodative and obliged our early check-in request. Not only that we were upgraded to a suit as we came to celebrate our 20th Wedding Anniversary. Room was specious and the bathroom was very clean. The white sandy beach was the main attraction at this location where spent all 3 morning. the beach is very clean and can walk about 1km or so which we walked every morning and evening. The Hotel staff was very helpful. Mr. Ranjith from the restuarnt was very kind. he always came and spoke to us at meal times and offered his assistance. Only drawback we could mention is that the food choice was average. yet still it was tasety. All in all we both enjoyed our stay very much.

Room Tip: get a room overlooking the pool and sea
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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7 Thank Roshan F
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

I must thanks to everyone was at the hotel as they made myself comfortable. Food was great with many different types of Currys and fresh fruits for dessert. Room was beautiful and everyday the house keeping boys clean the room. Nice view from my balcony. Reception people are very helpful and they receive a very good comments from my partner. Thank you so much for a wonderful week.

  • Stayed October 2013
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8 Thank Tdmzamee
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We stayed at Avani for 4 days in August. We were weary before going as the weather was showing up as hot (30 degrees) but thunder. Our worries were gone the first day we sunbathed as the weather was amazing! When we arrived at the hotel the process of getting our room sorted was very quick and easy, the reception explained everything we needed to know. After this we went up to the gorgeous rooms! They live up to expectations and are very modern, comfortable and sophisticated,
They cater for every palette with western foods, Sri Lankan foods and beautiful desserts! The fresh pasta and sauces were my favourite but there is so much to try! The breakfast is also so tasty with bread selections, omelettes, pancakes, waffles and eggs! If you want a less formal lunch you can order pizza, pasta, burgers and sandwiches from the bar for an easier option. We tried both and each tasted as good as the other! The pool is great and spacious and the towel man is very helpful and caters to your needs
I can safely say this is the best holiday I have been on and the best hotel I have stayed at. Thank you Palms,,,!!! ( Our Family 2nd Visit To The Palms )

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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9 Thank Dimuth A
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Property: The Palms Hotel
Address: Moragalla, Beruwala 0034, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Beruwala
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 8 Hotels in Beruwala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Palms Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 106
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