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The Spice Trail

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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“private garden”(11 reviews)
“baked beans”(3 reviews)
“sri lanka”(18 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewsprivate gardenbaked beanssri lankabar next doorstaff was extremely friendlyacross streetthe beanperfect executionnice break from the beachasian fusion stylewhite noise machineproperty managerroom comfortthe ownerpool area isamazing poolamazing restaurant
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had the most wonderful stay, for 10 nights, at this absolutely perfect resort. Friendly staff, delicious food, lovely and spacious rooms, big and clean pool. Like a green oasis in Arugam Bay. Nice café with freshly baked cakes and good coffee. We a coming...More

Thank anett m
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank mangkaru
Response from Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at The Spice TrailResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were originally only meant to stay one night in Arugam Bay but as it’s high season we thought we’d add in an extra night and so so glad that we did! We could have happily stayed even longer at the Spice Trail too. The...More

1  Thank KatherineM93
Response from Spice_Trail_Team, Guest Relations Manager at The Spice TrailResponded 6 days ago

Hi Katherine, Thanks so much for the kinds words and we're stoked you had a great stay! We encourage our staff to take pride in their jobs and hopefully their love will spill over to guests. Looks like it worked for you :) We hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome people, awesome food, awesome venue!.. People are friendly and make you feel like home away from home. Very very family friendly, so no worries for that. and the surf is just around the corner!

Thank Abhi I
Response from Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at The Spice TrailResponded 1 week ago

Hey Abhi :).. Thanks so much for the great review and the awesome photos you've taken. Consider yourself a part of the family now ;)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We can see how passionate the owner is by their 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 massive the rooms and the bathrooms are.

Thank Mangala K
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$68 - US$174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$68 - US$174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (81)
Pool & Beach (17)
Dining (16)
Room & Suite (16)
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SamuelDawe01
July 14, 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
July 14, 2018|
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Response from mangkaru | Reviewed this property |
Nope, the pool is only for the guests.
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daniellel379
December 10, 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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Room Tips
"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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"All rooms good but quieter at the back"
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"We loved having a room with an enclosed lawn, so we could open the bathroom curtains and let in light and..."
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