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Portofino Resort Tangalle

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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Approach to the hotel I'd down a particularly awful road which makes the approach slow going as it was really unsuitable, however the reception staff were fabulous, very welcoming and accommodated any requests we had. Restaurant food was good however very slow for the a la carte menu. We were a group of 8 and our meals over a period...

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Sales Marketing... P, Sales & Marketing Manager at Portofino Resort Tangalle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Portofino Resort Tangalle! Thank you for taking the time to review us and for your kind appreciation of our staff. I am happy to say that the construction of the road way to the Resort has started after much pressure and correspondence with the local government. I do agree that we can definitely improve and have...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Portofino is a resort located on the beach and amongst wonderful grounds, however the road to it, is extremely poor and makes travel slow. The staff are all well trained, willing and courteous. We had a ground floor room opposite the swimming pool, which was well appointed and spacious, however we felt we needed to have the drapes drawn at...

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Sales Marketing... P, Sales & Marketing Manager at Portofino Resort Tangalle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Portofino Resort Tangalle! On behalf of the management please accept my apologies for the inconveniences you faced during your visit.I am happy to say that construction on the road has began and a complain-free road will be soon accomplished! It is true our windows are clear glass as the rooms were designed to be able to...

Birmingham, United States
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The hotel has a direct access to the big sandy beach. The good sized rooms are located in two story houses with six rooms per house. The pool boy is always around bringing new towls. At the beach there is a security guard watching. During the July visit the ocean was to rough to go swimming. You can walk the...

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Sales Marketing... P, Sales & Marketing Manager at Portofino Resort Tangalle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Portofino Resort Tangalle and Thank you for taking your valuable time to write what you thought of us. Your generous words have been shared with the team who were very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Sorry about the bar being closed I am guessing it was on a Poya day where the government...

Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The staff at this resort could be used as an example to other resorts. Friendly, informative( but not pushy), and creative. From the pool attendant(always ready with towels and flowers), to the breakfast staff (explaining local foods), to the excellent and creative housekeeping staff, they more than made up for the less than perfect details of the resort. The resort...

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Sales Marketing... P, Sales & Marketing Manager at Portofino Resort Tangalle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Portofino Resort Tangalle and Thank You for your review. Please accept my apologies in replying late as we had a small issue logging in to our Trip Advisor account. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Resort and found the holiday to be revitalizing. I will pass on your remarks to...

Allschwil, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

From the beginning to the end of oir stay everbody was helpful and really pleased to do the best to make our stay nice. Hotel: A large hotel area with pool, bars and some games area. Directly lying at the beach. Road to Hotel: The road is still in construction, so there was about 3/4 of it (e.g. 5km) a...

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Sales Marketing... P, Sales & Marketing Manager at Portofino Resort Tangalle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Portofino Resort Tangalle and on behalf of the team, I would like to extend a big"Thank You" for taking your valuable time to write a review and for your generous words which I have shared with our entire team. We strive hard to deliver excellent service as YOU are our utmost priority and we are very...

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 July 2016

After taking a few wrong turns, found this hotel in a very quiet area of the coast. Large clean rooms with excellent room service. OK breakfast, evening meal of rice and curry excellent. Helpful staff.

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Sales Marketing... P, Sales & Marketing Manager at Portofino Resort Tangalle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Portofino Resort Tangalle! Please accept my apologies for the inconvenience faced in locating the Resort.You will be happy to hear that we have now got some new sign boards. We are very happy to hear that your enjoyed your stay with us and that the Resort exceeded your expectations reflected by your rating of "Excellent!" We...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 10 July 2016

This is one of the best examples for Amazing Customer Experience; and we could not expect any better from them, since we truly believe that the hotel staff delivered the best!!! Before we visited this place, I went through the TripAdvisor comments, especially the negative ones. Therefore, I now believe that all of them are just history now... and such...

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Sales Marketing... P, Sales & Marketing Manager at Portofino Resort Tangalle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Portofino Resort Tangalle! On behalf of our management & staff I would like to say we are profoundly touched & humbled by your gracious words and the time spent to write such a detailed review. It is every Hotelier's dream to be appreciated on Trip Advisor with such wonderful comments and I know these two words...

Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Excellent hide away to have a really relaxing holiday. 5 kilometers from the main road .Rooms are very big ,clean, modern and comfortable.The staff is very friendly and they will pamper you. the food is testy with a big verity. Don't forget to feed the Tortoise and the fish.

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Sales Marketing... P, Sales & Marketing Manager at Portofino Resort Tangalle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Portofino Resort Tangalle! Thank you for your kind review and we are very pleased to hear that we were able to provide you a relaxing holiday and meet your expectations. What we aim for is to provide a holiday experience that is revitalizing and rejuvenating in all aspects whether it is our location, private secluded beach,...

Reviewed 6 June 2016

Little bit difficult to find the place and not easy access for the hotel. But its closer to the beach and good for relaxation. Spa is available. The swimming pool is cleaned and well maintained. The meal is average and not much delicious. The varieties are common and no uniqueness.

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Sales Marketing... P, Sales & Marketing Manager at Portofino Resort Tangalle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Portofino Resort Tangalle! Thank you so much for your comments. First of all, please know how grateful we are for your business and for sharing your feedback with us and the TripAdvisor community. While we appreciate your compliments on our grounds and our service, your constructive criticism is much more important. Thank you for the comment...

Debrecen, Hungary
Reviewed 26 May 2016

It is a beautiful environment on the ocean coast. It has very nice park, swimmingg pool, restaurant, with loads of exciting and delicious food and a helpful staff. I loved every moment of it, the rooms are also excellent. I celebrated my honeymoon and also my 30th birthday here, they surprised me with a cake. Everybody was very nice.

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Sales Marketing... P, Sales & Marketing Manager at Portofino Resort Tangalle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Portofino Resort Tangalle and Thank you for your lovely review. We are greatly humbled and pleased in being chosen to celebrate your special occasion, for actually two of your special occasions-Honeymoon & Birthday! That gives us double the happiness to be able to be a part of your happiest days. Your gracious words have indeed motivated...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Portofino Resort Tangalle is a 4 star premium hideaway exuding historical Sri Lankan charm and hospitality, offering delectable gourmet cuisine, blending the pure bliss of relaxation with a secluded beach and presenting a once in a lifetime experience. The resort boasts 54 luxurious rooms with 49 deluxe rooms and 5 suites which are elegant and spacious with all modern amenities including air-conditioning, 42 inch LCD televisions, DVD players, WiFi, private balconies, tea and coffee facilities, mini bars, and comfortable king sized beds. The cottage styled rooms encompasses the swimming pool and its architecture emulates a colonial rustic ambience infused with modernity. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portofino Resort Tangalle

Address: Kahandamodara Road, Ranna 82125, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Ranna
Price Range: $74 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Portofino Resort Tangalle 4*
Number of rooms: 54
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ground floor rooms”
AquaHealing, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 404, nearer to beach and ground floor”
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“Room on first floor facing the sea.”
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“Goundfloor poolside rooms are nice and spacious. Good for families with young kids.”
BDSRP, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms by the pool side are great as they are both close to the pool and the restaurant.”
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