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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nice hotel hidden inside and away from busy beaches in Tangalle. Bit far from the shops so better to be prepared. Nice beach. Food is fine. And the staff is very helpful. This is ideal for those who after peace of mind.

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Sri Lanka
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stay in the suite room, large space, Meals are good. Friendly and helpful staff. Quiet and calm place. Good for honeymoon couples. Two night stay will be ideal. From the main road to Portofino takes 15 to 20 minutes.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went night & Little far and couldn't find place easy but nice place.Rooms are clean and spacious, food is normal and location was better view and i was near sea side top room and room was wide ok. if you go simple,Very quiet and carm place near Ranna I think this is the Place.

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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! We appreciate the time taken to provide us your valuable feedback and your kind comments. Looking forward to serving you again for another peaceful and soothing holiday experience! Best Wishes,

Dudley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed only one night whilst on a tour. Rooms are spacious and clean, with ac and a fan. No phone signal in the hotel, but wi if pretty good. Had an issue with the toilet cistern not filling. Was reported but the fix didn't last long. The pool area outside is pleasant with loungers, but the floor area around 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! Firstly let me say "Thank You" for your review, for sharing with us and the Trip Advisor community. Your words matter the world to us especially where we fall short of your expectations. Cleanliness, quality of food are areas which we take seriously and have continuous training programs in place to ensure its...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a shame we only stayed one night in Portofino Resort: -the rooms are large, luxurious and clean, more than we expected for the price we paid. -the hotel staff is really friendly and helpful. Especially the people in the lobby.

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

Dear Guest, I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time and effort in sharing your feedback as it enables us to measure and improve our performance in our quest of exceeding your expectations. We strive very hard to ensure that your stay is memorable and to provide a product that is value for money without compromising on...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we had good rooms on 1st floor. Were pleased with having beach very close by the hotel. 2 min away. Good security in the hotel. We requested Jain food and were delighted to to have it. Chef Prasana and Prasanth were weresereved us well

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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! We are greatly humbled by your kind words and very happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay at the Resort. Look forward to serving you again. May happiness, prosperity and love follow you always! Best Wishes,

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Our stay in the hotel was perfect, the location was good, beach was good, the cleanliness of the hotel and sleep quality of the room was perfect. The swimming pool and the pool attendant was awesome. And the politeness of the staffs made us feel high, they served to the high calibre, and also would like to thank the resturant...

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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 I would like to extend a heartfelt “Thank You” on behalf of the team for taking valuable time to share your experience with us. I have passed on your comments to our Hotel staff who will indeed be motivated by your kind words and greatly humbled, also to our Chef. Your feedback...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Was not sure what to expect after reading the reviews but we were pleasantly surprised. The hotel is done well with a spacious pool and kiddies pool and adjoins a beautiful, clean and isolated beach (although it is a little rough). Rooms are clean and spacious. The staff are wonderfully helpful. There's a spa, gym, table tennis and other activities...

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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! It was a pleasure to read your review and it definitely out shined all the negative comments we have received so far on Trip Advisor. Your generous words have been shared with the team who were very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to serving you again....

Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

This place is great no question about it but it just oversells itself on what it offers. The food is good but no exceptional. The room is great with a nice balcony The pool is nice with great aspect and freindly staff. A little dated needs minor work. No issue though The grounds are lovely. Staff are friendly and eager...

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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 share your sentiments of your visit with us especially with our Trip Advisor community. We are very pleased to hear that your enjoyed the facilities of the Resort and it lived up to your expectations. Please accept our apologizes about the efficiency of our...

Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Reviewed 5 January 2017

i would not recommend booking this resort. We did this because we wanted to book it through a travel agency in germany but its much better to look for nicer places yourself. This resort is very far away from Tangalle (around 45 minutes by bus/cab) and its almost impossible to reach by public transport only. The main road is 10...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Portofino Resort Tangalle and thank you taking your valuable time to share your review of us. Please accept my humble apologizes about the inconveniences you faced during your visit to our Resort -your comments have been passed on to the relevant departments. I do believe our prices are quite reasonable and we offer value for money...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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 82200, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Ranna
Price Range: $108 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Portofino Resort Tangalle 4*
Number of rooms: 54
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“Room on first floor facing the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles 688satishs, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Goundfloor poolside rooms are nice and spacious. Good for families with young kids.”
 of 5 bubbles BDSRP, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms by the pool side are great as they are both close to the pool and the restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles GayangaK, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Good in relaxing but hard in accessible”
 of 5 bubbles , 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Some of them is very small, you can ask for bigger rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles zsuzsa0, 26 May 2016 | Read review
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