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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Positives Welcomed with a refreshing cold towel and choice of local fruit juice/tea by a lovely lady who worked on reception. We were then shown to our rooms. Rooms were comfortable size with lovely view of the ocean. Big balcony with sofa which was nice to watch the sunset. Big bathrooms with separate toilet and shower and lovely jacuzzi. Large... More 

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AnilPerera_GM, General Manager at Pandanus Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Pandanus Beach Resort & Spa hotel as your preferred accommodation partner in Sri Lanka and for posting a review on TripAdvisor for the benefit of future guests. We look forward to welcome you back to our resort and assure you better service May you & your family have a wonderful Christmas day and a... More 

Colombo, null, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2015

The deluxe room was fabulous - great views, had all it needed except low selection on the TV, just 10 or less international channels to choose from but otherwise everything else was fabulous - great staff - very helpful, friendly and the food is good taste wise and selection wise, great animators - Manju and Goonewardena - helped in the... More 

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AnilPerera_GM, General Manager at Pandanus Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Warm Greeting from Pandanus Beach Resort & Spa! We are grateful that you have sent us your impressions. Our intention is always to give the best service to our guests and to create memorable experience. Thank you for your recommendation on our best location, food and staff service quality. Hope to see you again on your next visit... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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242 reviews
122 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Our stay started badly mainly due to an unlucky room allocation and an expectation level set by our travel agent which wasn't quite what we found. However, after a bad first night, the staff at the hotel did everything they could to help us and our stay got better. Can't really single out any member of staff - they were... More 

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AnilPerera_GM, General Manager at Pandanus Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Pandanus Beach Resort & Spa for your recent visit and for taking the trouble of sharing your experiences at our resort. We look forward to welcome you back to our resort and assure you better service. We wish you a Very Happy New Year! Anil Perera – General Manager & the team More 

Budapest, Hungary
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We have spent 9 days in this lovely hotel with my wife at the end of November 2015. The staff was more, than helpful, (I especially liked Manju, tha Gym manager), the food was excellent, all the facilities are well-cleaned and the view from our room was simply fantastic. I can not understand those people, who had any kind of... More 

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AnilPerera_GM, General Manager at Pandanus Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Warm Greeting from Pandanus Beach Resort & Spa! We are grateful that you have sent us your impressions. Our intention is always to give the best service to our guests and to create memorable experiences. Thank you for your recommendation on our best location and staff service quality. Hope to see you again on your next visit and... More 

Ahmedabad, India
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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2015

the resort is beautifully located and well maintained. The staff is well trained and cooperative. food is good all option of veg and non veg. the property is very beautifully located. it is on beach great morning and sunset to enjoy . relax yourself with great cocktails. pool is v well maintained. over all best place to stay

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St Albans
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30 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2015

We were fortunate enough to stay in the amazing Presidential suite at this stunning hotel in October. What a treat! The room was out of this world with it's own pool on the balcony overlooking a beautiful beach. When we could drag ourselves out of the room we found the hotel to be superb. Everywhere was immaculately clean, a beautiful... More 

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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

I skipped a days tour of the trip just to relax and chill in this resort....it is simply superb Never have I before experienced the beech so close to the hotel room. The food is sumptuous and mouth watering. A thumps up to all the fellow travellers

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AnilPerera_GM, General Manager at Pandanus Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Just a short note to say Thank you very much for leaving us a great review about your recent stay at Pandanus Beach Resort & Spa! It is great to know that you enjoyed the culinary experience at our hotel with the variations offered in the buffet. Your sincere appreciation served as a great encouragement and motivation to... More 

Noida, India
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137 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2015

A room with a view and a pool right outside, what more can one ask for! The resort has all rooms and facing the pool and the beach which is amazing. Once can just relax just by the pool side or beach all day. They have a private beach. The food is fairly decent. Everyone was having the buffet. The... More 

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Salem, India
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 October 2015

The rooms, location and ambience was good. It mainly caters to a European traveller. Indians with a vegetarian diet could be disappointed with the quality of the options available. We hope the management can improve on this.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2015

Wow, where to start!!! This place is amazing!!!!!!!! Lets start at the beginning, after a very long and tiring journey, almost 21 hours door to door from the UK, we were greeted by the warmest of welcomes and some of the biggest smiles I have ever seen (although we quickly learnt that this attitude and demeanour is standard from all... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Near a sleepy fishing village, nestled amongst the swaying coconut trees, you will come upon the charming and tranquil five-storied resort hotel overlooking a wide expanse of the Indian Ocean. This brand new Resort boasts 78 beautiful rooms, furnished with the latest amenities, each with its own view of the great expanse of ocean. Five room categories accommodate varying needs of guests, offering the choice of Superior Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, Junior Suites, Suite and Presidential Suite. All rooms have a terrace or balcony and an exclusive view of the Indian Ocean. Every room is air conditioned and tastefully furnished in keeping with the moods and landscape of the environment. Most of the rooms are interconnected making the resort a family friendly hotel. Each room includes a satellite television with international and local channels, tea making facilities, mini bar, safe and air-conditioning. Bathrooms consist of hot and cold water, shower cubicles and hair dryers. Deluxe Rooms and Suites contain private Jacuzzi. Presidential Suite is the epitome of luxury with a large private plunge pool with a view of the ocean, two private rooms and in-room dining area, lounge and private Jacuzzi. Ground level rooms open out to a breath-taking 150 foot swimming pool and children can enjoy their own child-friendly pool nearby. Free WIFI is available throughout the hotel. Guests have opportunity to choose from Western, Eastern and traditional Sri Lankan cuisine at buffet meals in the main restaurant or from a la carte menus. Guests can also dine under the stars on the terrace which offers commanding view of the sea. The Sky Bar located on the rooftop is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy a drink whilst being treated to a beautiful view of the ocean and stars. Wellness Spa equipped with separate treatment rooms and a variety of the latest revitalising spa treatments and packages will help you drive your cares away. Just place yourself under the capable hands of our local and foreign trained spa therapists who will ensure you are relaxed and revitalized. A well equipped gymnasium is also available, should you require a workout. Interested in a game of Pool or beach volleyball? The friendly and courteous staff will arrange a game at the convenience of our guests. Want to discover more in the area?. Animal lovers can easily visit The Turtle Hatchery at or discover the thrill of whale watching in Mirissa or enjoy boat trips on the Maadu or Bentota River. If you are a history buff, traverse the nooks and crannies of the Dutch Fort in Galle and experience a part of Sri Lanka's rich history. Take a trip to two of the most revered temples, the Sri Kalyanarama Maha Viharaya and the Kande Viharaya(circa 1734). Those intrigued by gem stones can visit the Moonstone Mines in Meetiyagoda where top quality moonstones have been produced for decades. You could also discover the intricacies of Sri Lankan craftsmanship and handicrafts. Water Sports are a favourite past time in this area where guests can enjoy windsurfing, water skiing and many more. For the adventurous traveller, longer excursions to wild life parks such as Uda Walawae and Yala or the cooler climes of the central highlands, tea trails are ideal. Visit this Beach Resort for wonderful service, amazing food and a holistic tropical experience - a getaway like no other. Looking forward to de-stressing and getting into the holiday mood? Then Wellness Spa equipped with separate treatment rooms and a variety of the latest revitalising spa treatments and packages will help you drive your cares away. Just place yourself under the capable hands of our local and foreign trained spa therapists who will ensure you are relaxed and revitalized. A well equipped gymnasium is also available, should you require a workout. Interested in a game of Pool, Dart or beach volleyball? The friendly and courteous staff will arrange a game at the convenience of our guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pandanus Beach Resort & Spa

Address: Yalegama, Induruwa, Bentota 80510, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Bentota > Induruwa
Price Range: $188 - $571 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pandanus Beach Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 97
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Also Known As:
Hotel Emerald Bay
Emerald Bay Hotel Sri Lanka
Emerald Bay Sri Lanka
Emerald Bay Induruwa
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“All the rooms have a good view to the sea!”
 of 5 bubbles keshann2015, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“Bring bug spray!!!”
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“My room was sea view, and it didn't disappoint , spacious , clean and quiet.”
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“All rooms are ok. But Superior Room GREAT VALUE”
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