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Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I finally hit this place at the end of my Sri Lankan trip and I have to say this is the best place I have stayed in this country, staff is helpful courteous and polite. The rooms are alright giving you what you most need in: fridge, kettle and safe. They have salt water swimming pool. They proposed many different...

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marawila, Owner at Sanmali Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stephane G, It was quite an awesome thrill to get a wonderful endorsement from a great guest who evidently enjoyed being at Sanmali Beach Hotel. We sincerely thank you for your valuable comments. Our staff too loved to take care of you during your stay. We are continually looking ways to further improve our services to offer a good...

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a couple of nights here and loved it. The staff are so nice and welcoming. They were thoughtful with little touches like a welcome papaya juice served on the beach during sunset, a booster cushion for our 4 year old at the dining table, one of the staff even gave our daughter a little Christmas Santa decoration from...

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marawila, Owner at Sanmali Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jessica, We really value your wonderful comments about Sanmali. It is always gives us great happiness as a hotelier that guests really appreciate our hotel and our services. Our staff thought highly of you and they were honoured to take care of you and your family. Thank you very much for taking the time to write back. We wish...

Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We visited the Sanmali some months before booking and were very pleased. The Hotel is very clean (no mosquitos), the staff is helpful with arranging trips and tuk tuk Drivers at a reasonable rate. Even my only German speaking father had no Problems comunicating with the People. The sunset is very romatic and suitable for some memorable photos. The Food...

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marawila, Owner at Sanmali Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear sudu516, Thank you for your comments regarding your positive experience at Sanmali Beach Hotel. Our entire staff tries to take care of our guests as best they can and I am happy that you had good attention by them. We really appreciate you taking the time let us know your good experience. We try, all the time, to improve...

Linz, Austria
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This hotel trick with pictures, beautiful beach, when you arrive like me, in AUGUST you find a STONEwall between hotel and beach ... food and cooking is average and nothing special ... unfortunate ... the price for halfboard in a double room for 10000 rupees per day is not WORTH the price ... the curtains in the room are too...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 19 May 2016

A party of 28 old school friends had a day out at Sanmali Beach Hotel last week. The serene atmosphere, the quiet helpful smiling staff and best the excellent food. Succulent chicken and pork, prawn curry with murunga leaves, ladies fingers, brinjal pahi, and dhall curry was enjoyed. Everyone had a great time all thanks to the Manager and staff...

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sanmali, Owner at Sanmali Beach Hotel, responded to this review

As the owner of Sanmali Beach Hotel, I was very excited to receive a wonderful comment coming from this group of guests who visited our hotel and enjoyed the services we offered. We are very grateful for your complimentary review. I understand that you appreciated the food cooked by our chefs and presented by our friendly staff. I will of...

Appleton, Wisconsin
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Only stayed for a couple of days. Fell in live with the place, nice clean spacious rooms, all needed facilities were there, wifi was pretty good. The staff and the mangment were really friendly and I had a few interesting chats with them. A great menu full of some quite interesting dishes. Awesome view. The quiet atmosphere and pleasant feeling...

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marawila, Owner at Sanmali Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr Joseph, Thank you very much for your appreciation of our hotel and the services provided. It is taking care of guests like you, to the best of our ability, is what gives us the greatest satisfaction in this hospitality trade. I note that you liked our quiet location, friendly staff and our food. We do try to give...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

I went with my family and stayed here for 2 days.It is a lovely place to enjoy a holiday. Their staff are quite courteous and make sure u feel right at home. They also have a array of seafood. Their swimming pool is well kept and the same could be said about their rooms which are pleasant to wake up...

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marawila, Owner at Sanmali Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ryanjansen, Thank you very much for a review, with much appreciation for Sanmali Beach Hotel. We are so happy and flattered by you comments and observations. Our policy and goal is to provide a home-like place and good service with a friendly, attentive and staff. We will continue to improve on what we offer to satisfy our valued guests...

Sevastopol
Reviewed 1 May 2016

The first time we come to Sri Lanka with ANEXTOUR in january 2016. The first impression of the hotel staff is very friendly always ready to help guest. The hotel for a good rest has it all: great nutritious, vitamin-fortified Breakfast in the fresh air. Excellent layout of the hotel, each room a view of the ocean. Absolutely clean and...

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marawila, Owner at Sanmali Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 'Russian Guest' I recollect that you arrived with Anextour. All the staff at Sanmali are very thankful and happy that you took the time to write a very complimentary review regarding our hotel. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel, especially that you appreciated our services. We try continuously to please our valued guests. Our...

Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

I visited this place on sinhala new year vacation with my family. Lovely little hotel facing to the beach. They provided nice and clean room with a balcony. Meals provided buffet. Foods were delecious as we expected. We wanted to try seafoods and they had arranged many seafood items. Staff were really friendly and attentive always ready to help. It...

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marawila, Owner at Sanmali Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear bhanuka3 The entire staff at Sanmali thanks you for positive and wonderful comments and observations. Our staff too were very happy to serve you and take care of you. They enjoyed giving prompt attention and service to your family. Also we have made sure that Sanmali presents a good value to our guests. Your review will go a long...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 18 April 2016

I spent a 10 day vacation at Sanamali beach hotel during the April holiday season from 8th - 18th. I had a comfortable A/C room, first floor, with a stunning view of the Indian ocean. Of course, this is the season when the sea is a bit rough and the waves kept breaking forcefully on the rock barrier, but it...

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marawila, Owner at Sanmali Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Daniel On behalf of Sanmali Beach Hotel and all the employees I thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful and complimentary review about us. We were so happy that you had a good time at Sanmali and it means a lot to us that you appreciated our service. We will definitely continue to work hard to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
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  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sanmali Beach Hotel is a quaint 20 room hotel with a boutique- like atmosphere. All rooms have private balconies and full ocean views. The hotel is on a stretch of natural, palm-lined sandy beach.It has a well manicured spacious garden and a swimmng pool with a rocky water fall. An open restaurant overlooking the ocean, beach pavilion and a beach-hut are present.Relax and rejuvenate at our full service Ayurveda Spa. Our staff is very friendly and attentive. Enjoy beach volleyball, fishing and boating. Fresh seafood and spirits always available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanmali Beach Hotel

Address: Beach Road, Marawila 0000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > North Western Province > Marawila
Price Range: $53 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sanmali Beach Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“All rooms are situated to the sea side, first floor was the right Option for us.”
 of 5 bubbles sudu516, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We used the rooms downstairs which were clean and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles allesalicia99, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs right side”
 of 5 bubbles daniel3652016, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Sea viewed rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Thilakfdo, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Best view of Indian Ocean and a very clean swimming pool with lots of coconut trees.”
  • this is really great view for me and ofcourse to all valued visitors
 of 5 bubbles zhenqilin, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
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