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Nisala Arana

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
Reviewed 13 May 2015

We chose western dinner. Fish with coriandor source was very tasteful, chocolate mousse with strawbery was wonderful. Inside rooms Nespresso coffee machine with delicious Lindor chocolate is very pleased services. Nice hot shower, SIHALEPA ayurvedic shampoo amenities. All rooms are villa type. Well organized garden, small pool. This villa was very traditional Sri Lankan style house. Shower room is situated...

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Reviewed 13 May 2015

My husband and I chose to get married at the Nisala Arana in March 2015. We wanted something special and intimate for just the two of us and the hotel surpassed our expectations. From the moment we arrived we received exceptional service and were made to feel as though we were special guests in every way. The staff team are...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2015

We spent 5 days here for our Honeymoon, and it exceeded all expectations. It is difficult to capture the feel of the place in photographs. The room and grounds are so elegant and beautiful. We booked Room Only but ended up eating breakfast and dinner here every day - the food was really amazing, and fish curry for breakfast (although...

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BoutiqueTrails, General Manager at Nisala Arana, responded to this review

Dear Cab, Thank you so much for your kind review. It is lovely to see more couples choosing Sri Lanka as their Honeymoon Destination and so pleased you decided to spend five days with us at Nisala Arana. We trust you enjoyed the remainder of your holidays in the Maldives! It was a pleasure meeting with you both and having...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 28 April 2015

we loved this place the moment we arrived, just what we were looking for. we stayed in the Doctors house which was magical. the parkland and pool where perfect for the kids. lovely, friendly staff too. food great and the evening dining delightful. it's not on the beach which is what we wanted, but this lush hide-away is just a...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 20 April 2015

I definitely want to return, totally charming - amazing setting, wildlife and location. The team are really friendly, helpful and accommodating. Breakfast and dinner also fab. Spent all my time exploring the area on the bicycles they have available to use. The only grip I had was really unstable WIFI.

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Thank SBWillow
Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

Nisala Arana is a lovely environmental place to have a good relaxed time. We had a great time at your hotel n we recommend anyone to go to this lovely place. Staff is excellent n the meals are delicious We loved it..

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 8 April 2015

We have just returned from a wonderful week at Nisala Arana & we want to book again for next year! The place is fantastic, the accomodation is 5* & the grounds are even more beautiful than it shows in any of the photos but what made this holiday one of our best ever was the team of staff that looked...

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Northallerton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2015

We started our holiday in Sri Lanka at Nisala Arana and did not leave the grounds for 3 days. This was total relaxation, the grounds are beautifully kept, lovely pool and lots of wildlife to watch (birds, chipmonks, butterflies). The food was excellent and nicely prepared. We had the Coconut Wing which was quite small but had eveything we needed,...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 5 January 2015

We spent time between Christmas and new year at this property with our 3 year old daughter and another family with kids. The property itself is beautifully done with immaculately done rooms, gardens pools and a relaxation area. The kids loved running around and exploring in the garden and Uncle Tony was the wonderful care taker who made the trip...

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BoutiqueTrails, General Manager at Nisala Arana, responded to this review

Dear Gupta, Many thanks for your kind and honest review of our Nisala Arana. We are so pleased you were comfortable during your stay and that your family were well looked after and enjoyed the property. We do work very hard to keep all areas of the estate looking the way they do and appreciate your lovely feedback. We are...

Australia
Reviewed 25 November 2014

This was another property that I really wanted to love, but couldn't. The torrential rain during our stay may have marred my perspective of it, and certainly contributed to some of the following "issues" we experienced: - Our roof leaked (yes, it rained heavily during the night and we could have asked to move rooms, but we did not discover...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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The Pavilion By Nisala Arana
The Pavilion By Nisala Arana
Cuisines: Seafood, Asian, Fusion, Sri Lankan
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nisala Arana, a luxury Boutique Hotel amidst lush greenery and spacious tropical gardens, minutes from the beach. The Doctor's House, Coconut & Mango Villas offer six beautifully appointed colonial style bedroom suites. The freshwater pool, yoga inspiring gardens and open pavilion where delicious cuisine is accompanied by fine wines, make this hotel one of the finest discoveries in Sri Lanka. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nisala Arana

Address: 326/1 Circular Road | Kommala, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Bentota
Price Range: RM587 - RM2,038 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Nisala Arana 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Our room was perfect for us and the two kids to share, anywhere you stay here will be perfect”
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“We loved being downstairs with our little one for him to run straight out into the beautiful gardens!”
 of 5 bubbles , 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms were great”
 of 5 bubbles y0ga2016, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The 2x twin rooms are upstairs with a nice balcony and doubles in 2x two room bungalows to the gardens (6 rooms in all)”
 of 5 bubbles ivonf688, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
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