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The Spice Trail

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  • Excellent80%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We travelled as a family of 4. Not an obvious destination for a family as Arugam Bay is a surfer dudes paradise and young people in ones, two sang groups are the norm. That said the staff at the Spice Trail were excellent. They were...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We can see how passionate the owner is by the perfect execution, great staff, and awesome food. Staff is very well trained, professional and friendly. Food is gourmet and fresh. We could not believe how spacious the rooms and bathrooms are.

1  Thank mangkaru
Response from Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at The Spice TrailResponded 5 July 2018

Thanks so much for the great review. We hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights at this lovely Boutique hotel, very clean and comfortable room, spacious bathroom and private grassed courtyard. The pool and grounds were meticulously maintained, and we found the staff to be friendly and helpful. Beautiful Beach just across the road and plenty...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice welcome with drink. We asked a connecting room and they put us connecting garden ( 30 m from each other) so not possible when you travel with family with little children. We don’t let our little kids sleeping at 60 m from us with...More

Thank olivierlux
Response from Spice_Trail_Team, Guest Relations Manager at The Spice TrailResponded 2 days ago

Dear Olivier, I am very glad you wrote this review because we can finally clear a few things up. 1. When you first made a reservation you asked for an interconnecting room for 3 nights. We said we only have an interconnecting room for 2...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic stay here at Spice Trails. Infrastructures are likely among the best in the bay of Arugam with very spacious AC room, comfy bed and nice private garden (which could be improved with an umbrella as it gets extremely hot). All the...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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US$ 68 - US$ 159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$ 68 - US$ 159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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SamuelDawe01
14 July 2018|
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Response from Sana2608 | Reviewed this property |
I guess No, all resorts in the area allows only their guests to use the pool, may be you could just have a chat with the management there, if lucky you might be allowed
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SamuelDawe01
14 July 2018|
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Response from Douglas A | Reviewed this property |
If you ask politely, I suppose they will not refuse you. They are very welcoming and friendly.
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daniellel379
10 December 2017|
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Response from Bruce J | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of airport shuttles and the surf is across the street and a short walk up the point.
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"As far as I know, all rooms are the same. Their are very spacious and clean."
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"Ask if you can be away from the music if it's possible!!"
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"Call the people, they are friendly"
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"Our room had a courtyard so we could hang out our washing in the sun to dry."
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