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Hotel The Blue Water (Wadduwa, Sri Lanka)

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Hotel The Blue Water (Wadduwa, Sri Lanka)

About The Blue Water

Nestled within wild coconut groves and opening up on to the Indian Ocean, The Blue Water offers 5-star luxury on the west coast of Sri Lanka. The hotel has several room types, including 3 suites - the lavish Presidential Suite laid out on 1600 square feet of teak flooring. Rooms have shower and bath tubs or Jacuzzis. All have private balconies or terraces with sea views. The focal point of The Blue Water is the blue waters of its immense swimming pool. Guests can also make use of tennis courts, a gym and a spa, amongst other activities. There is a buffet restaurant for all-inclusive guests and a fine dining restaurant, as well as a coffee shop. Diners can eat around the pool or enjoy evening barbecues. The Blue Water is 32 km from the capital, Colombo and 68 km from Bandaranaike International Airport.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets (Unavailable)
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

Rating overview

8.7
trivago Rating Index based on 1180  reviews from:
  • Hotels.com(8.0/10)
  • LocationVery good  (8.1 / 10)
  • RoomsVery good  (8.1 / 10)
  • ServiceExcellent  (8.7 / 10)
  • CleanlinessExcellent  (8.6 / 10)
  • Value for moneyVery good  (8.2 / 10)

Positive Reviews

positive:

Beautiful setting

Guests are seduced by the stunning setting of The Blue Water, its architecture and sea views. The beach and lovely gardens are also well liked.

positive:

Huge pool

The blissful feeling of a dip in the dreamy swimming pool is adored by guests. Many of whom can't get over its huge size. Few have seen such a big hotel pool before.

positive:

Delightful food

The buffet food on offer for the all-inclusive guests goes down a treat. Fresh, new dishes are added daily, so it doesn't feel like a canteen. People who eat at the fine restaurant are not disappointed either with its top quality cooking and fresh ingredients.


Negative Reviews

negative:

Stone the crows!

Sometimes hotels have problems with mosquitos, seagulls or even pigeons. Here it is crows that drive customers around the bend. Like something out of a Hitchcock film, they circle around overhead and make some guests feel intimidated. Just the sight of them whilst relaxing in or around the pool is enough to disturb anyone, especially the noise and the inevitable droppings!

negative:

Starting to show its age

Some guests feel the hotel is starting to look a bit run down. A few cracked or missing tiles in the pool can be forgiven, but when guests notice dirty sofas and bathroom fittings falling apart too, it doesn't give a good impression.

negative:

All-inclusive is not very exclusive

Some guests feel the emphasis on all-inclusive is to its detriment. Cheesy old-fashioned music blares out all day and can give an Ibiza like feel to the place. Some feel that the customer service suffers too; staff find it difficult to cope with crowds and seem to be on the constant look out for tips.


All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Business centre
  2. Café
  3. Entrance hall/lobby
  4. Express check-in
  5. Lift
  6. Gym
  7. Parking
  8. Terrace
  9. Porter service
  10. Hotel bar
  11. Outdoor swimming pool
  12. Non-smoking rooms
Wellness / Spa
  1. Massage
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Shower
  3. Ironing board
  4. Openable windows
  5. Television
  6. Hairdryer
  7. Electric kettle
  8. Air conditioning
  9. Pay-TV
  10. Satellite TV
  11. Desk
  12. Sitting area
Sports facilities
  1. Volleyball
  2. Pool table
  3. Squash
  4. Tennis court
  5. Table tennis
Accessibility
  1. Accessible parking

Contact

Thalpitiya , Wadduwa , Sri Lanka
Telephone: +94(38)2235067 | Fax: +94(38)2295708 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about The Blue Water