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Ranweli Holiday Village

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just around a hour and half away from the city of Colombo and a few minutes passing the airport intersection you arrive at the turn off to Ranweli Hotel Road which takes you to the Ferry ride across the water way which joins the sea to the lagoon. Ranweli Holiday Village nestled in the Mangroves of the waterway has it...

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Negombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have travelled to many hotels in the world. This is the most horrible place ever I visited in my life. The location is great but their service is at terrible condition. The front office lady manager is not suitable for a hotel as she can't handle guests professionally. I booked my room through agoda and showed my paid confirmation...

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1Thank 1,41,11,966
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location - not near anything and hotel complex is accessed by a short punt across the river so if you want to go off site you must either use a tuktuk, car or be in a minibus tour group. So, location great if you want isolation and will largely remain on site. However, if you like exploring an area for...

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1Thank HertsHearts
Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a little concerned having read some of the reviews, however it was completely delightful, The pool was a beautiful temperature and clean,(as was all of the complex), pool staff very friendly and helpful, and so were all the staff. If you want time to take life easy and relax this is the place, no problems with sun beds...

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3Thank _nadine_3008
Wirral, England
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for a week at the end of February, during our 3.5 week tour/stay in Sri Lanka. The remote situation was fine for us as we also stayed in Colombo, Kandy and Habarana (the last two during a tour with a car and driver). We did do some things round the resort area though, which we enjoyed. So...

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2Thank TringWirral_England
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow what an amazing stay at Ranweli village, from the minute I saw the raft coming over the river to collect us on our first day, I was in awe! It is the perfect place to relax, unwind and spend quality time with your loved one, I found the setting to be very romantic and absolutely perfect for honeymooners like...

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4Thank Abigail T
Balikpapan, Indonesia
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Short drive from the airport. Nice place to rest from a long flight before starting to explore Sri Lanka... A uauuu place for kids/ crabs from the mangrove, couple of rabbits from the resort, squirrels everywhere, small boat to cross the river, zero mosquitos. Rooms are simple, but very clean and lovely decorated. This place was a total surprise! Restaurant...

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1Thank Daniela_Oliveira_BPN
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Firstly, we booked with Virgin 8 months before travelling after being reassured that we were getting the best possible price by booking early and paying 50% up front only to find our holiday cheaper in the January sales. Virgin had no process or inclination to offer any retro discount or quid pro quo. We had upgraded to a beachfront bungalow...

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1Thank Teds_of_Norwich
Reviewed 11 April 2017

On arriving at the resort it was magical, the staff all smiling and polite. The bungalow was in a great position and of 5* quality. The only thing thathat the resort did lack as it was slightly remote was some good evening entertainment. Unfortunately a sax, piano man and a couple of bad singers just marked the holiday. Would have...

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1Thank Chris H
Reviewed 10 April 2017

My husband and I stayed here for a five days. I would recommend this for couples who want privacy and just want to relax. To get to the hotel there is a man waiting with a raft and you cross the river on the raft. Its a very nice novelty and was fun the first few times, but got a...

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Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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, 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ranweli Holiday Village

Address: Ranweli Hotel Road, Waikkal 61110, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Waikkal
Price Range: ₹ 4,202 - ₹ 10,020 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ranweli Holiday Village 3*
Number of rooms: 88
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Also Known As:
Ranweli Holiday Village Waikkal
Ranweli Holiday Village Hotel Waikkal
Ranweli Holiday Village Sri Lanka/Waikkal
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“Request a beach bungalow and one closer to the beach and closer to the main area....”
srianthad, 28 May 2017 | Read review
“Avoid going to this hotel”
14111966, 22 May 2017 | Read review
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Michelle0991, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Most room have a sea view, but just in case ask for one.”
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“Bungalows are the only way to fully appreciate the location.”
mlu032, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
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