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Weinheim, Deutschland
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We have been spending two weeks with my whole family in this wonderful resort and have to say: It was perfect! Every evening enjoying an astonishing sunset directly from the pool. The food was delicious and the chief cook a cordial man. Anyhow everyone working here was welcoming and serving us with heartfelt quality. The treatment ladies where the TOP...

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Susild, Manager at The Privilege, responded to this review

Dear Sir Ayubowan from The Privilege. Many thanks for sharing you experience, we are very happy to hear you and your family had a lovely holiday with us enjoying The Privilege and Sri Lanka. It was an absolute pleasure having your family here with us. We wish you and your lovely family all the very best and hope to see...

Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017

we loved the place, all the staff were fantastic, only problem was the wifi only worked in the lobby and even then it was poor. The rooms were large and very clean with great sea views, but the bathrooms need upgrading

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Susild, Manager at The Privilege, responded to this review

Dear Sir Ayubowan from The Privilege. Many thanks for sharing you experience. We are happy to note your positive comments with regard to your stay. We apologies regarding the Wifi unfortunately even though we use the best internet service provider when there is a heavy usage it slows down. We wish you all the very best and hope to see...

Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Just stayed there for 4 nights, and had great experienced first Ayurveda and relax. Food is also changed every days, and good taste. (to be honest, it's really healthy and Ayurveda food... :) If you'd like to have yoga and go outside, manager always happy to coordinate them for us anytime.

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

very friendly people. very calm place. perfect to really relax and calm down. food ok, lots of curries, lot of carbs (bad if you eat low carb and the evening menu is only rice, potatoes and beans...). Massages from ok to very good, depending on who you get. Ayurveda pills not convincing (we did not feel any effect, but we...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Our stay at the Privilege was a wonderful conclusion to our time in Sri Lanka. Would definitely recommend a stay here to anyone after tranquility, relaxation and pampering. The grounds are beautiful: shady lawn, beautiful pool, and palm tree dotted sand lapped by the Indian Ocean. The food was plentiful, healthy and delicious and the service exceptional. The Ayurvedic therapists...

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Reviewed 23 July 2016

If to begin with the positive sides, the food was really delicious and healthy. The Ayurvedic treatment was excellent, however when we were leaving the doctor was about to leave and I am not sure whether the new one is as professional as the previous one was. The masseurs were very good. The place itself is very quiet and will...

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Susild, Public Relations Manager at The Privilege, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Ayubowan from Sri Lanka..!! ( Wishing you long life I wish to extend my sincere gratitude for the positive comments you have left with regard to the food, Ayurveda, Therapist and the hotel itself. We value it very much. Having said that I wish to address and correct you on a few points. As you booked triple room...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2016

From entering through the gates you can see this is a very peaceful place. The drive is lined with lush trees and a beautiful garden and we received a very nice welcome from the manager and staff and the best welcome drink we got during our stay in Sri Lanka. The layout of the hotel is comfortable and stylish and...

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Susild, Guest Relations Manager at The Privilege, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Ayubowan from Sri Lanka ( Wishing you long life ) Many thanks for your wonderful comment above, we are glad to hear about your experience with us. Hope to see you and your love ones soon once again at the resort. Rgrds, Jayantha

Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Two weeks after our stay in your place, I am still thinking of the wonderful time that I have spent in your place and what a wonderful escape you have created. The rooms, the garden, the dining room as well as the lounge… Everything was just a pure pleasure to experience. And also all people employed in your resort are...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2015

The hotel is very nice, the rooms are very large and comfortable. The food is amazing too. The Ayurvedic doctor, Mrs. Madushika is extremely positive, nice and helpful and has a fantastic patience to answer any kind of questions. She has been a great help for me. The treatments, performed by Kaleani and Prianti have been fabulous and very professional....

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Susild, General Manager at The Privilege, responded to this review

Dear Ms.Iulia Soroceanu Many thanks for your feed back. It was definitely a pleasure having you as a valued guest here with us at The Privilege. While we appreciate the positive comments you have shared regarding our resort and the service , we need to stress the importance of staff welfare at the Resort. The hotel is fully committed to...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Very peaceful hotel , but badly need a refurbishment. hotel looks tired , mainly bathrooms and chair cushion . and mainly they have to upgrade the guest amenities we were on half board basis , we had super 7 course dinner and good English breastfed. Roshan is very help full not like big boss

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Susild, Owner at The Privilege, responded to this review

Dear Mr.Ganesh, We are surprised at this review since the hotel does not serve 5-7 Course meals. The resort is an full Ayurveda hotel. The Hotel has gone through continuous refurbishments over a period of ten years. Lastly as resort which caters to European only guest I am surprised how you mange to write the above review. Rgrds, Hotel Management

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Privilege, Ayurveda Beach Resort built on a three acre coconut estate on the golden sandy beaches of Sri Lanka a few miles away from the capital city Colombo. The hotel is equipped all modern amenities which compliment refined living. The hotel is renowned for its Ayurveda treatment and personalized service. The hotel is ideal romantic hide out while is heavenly destination for Ayurveda therapy,relax and rejuvenate yourself. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Privilege

Address: No 260 Samanthara Road | Molligoda, Wadduwa 12560, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Wadduwa
Price Range: £128 - £198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Privilege 4*
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
The Privilege Hotel Wadduwa
Privilege Hotel Wadduwa
The Privilege Sri Lanka/Wadduwa
Hotel Style:
#7 Luxury Hotel in Wadduwa
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“Room is really wide and enough for one person.... (of course it's also enough for 2 person) Regarding of WIFI, it was really hard to connect free WIFI in the room. There are small insect in the room, but it does not care so much.... :) The bath room is really wide, it's also good for me.”
 of 5 bubbles mayumik2014, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Our room had a lovely balcony looking out over the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles brioneyg, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a sea view room.”
 of 5 bubbles IuliaS881, 17 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles irt2015, 12 May 2015 | Read review
“Romantic and peaceful”
 of 5 bubbles Mark_London412, 20 Feb 2014 | Read review
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