Riff Hikkaduwa invites you to indulge in the very first Hikkaduwa Design Hotel; to immerse yourself in serendipitous discoveries; to wrap yourself in a new expression of luxury. We celebrate Hikkaduwa’s rich history and culture while lavishing on every guest the warm hospitality for which Sri Lanka is justly famous. Welcome, to the holiday of your dreams!
Celebrate the diversity and splendour of world gastronomy within the inviting ambience of the contemporary all-day dining restaurant that features an internationally-flavoured breakfast and an extensive à la carte menu. Savour local, Western, and Asian creations, explore an assortment of handcrafted pastries, and delight in the rich, exotic aromas of gourmet coffees and teas.
At Riff Hikkaduwa, since inception, the concept of sun, sand and sea has always been at the forefront. From the Spanish marble used for the floors, to the natural teak used to line our rooms and balconies, to the stunning ocean views from every single room and suite, Riff Hikkaduwa ensures that the serenity of the combination of sun, sand and sea is deeply ingrained in every corner of the hotel.
The rain had arrived along with the wind by the time we arrived in Sri Lanka, but The Riff Hotel was more than a shelter, it was a magnificent oasis... Read More that took away any cares we had about the weather. Our room was fantastic and the servicing was second to none. The management and staff were always available, super friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The restaurant served superb food all day. Location wise, we had a beautiful beach on our doorstep and travel to Galle was a breeze. My wife and I will return, for sure. Congratulations Riff Hikkaduwa, a wonderful experience, thank you. More
We had an amazing stay at Riff Hikkaduwa. This designer hotel was what we were looking for during our trip to Sri Lanka. From the minute we arrived, we were... Read More greeted by friendly and helpful staff and an amazing welcome drink.
The view from the hotel was breathtaking. The pool overlooking the ocean and being right next to the beach was amazing.
We had 3 rooms booked and all of them were clean, tidy and at an excellent standard. Nice and comfortable bed, spacious bathroom with latest fittings and all amenities you need.
We also had dinner and breakfast at Riff and the food and the service were amazing. There was a wide range of selections from Sri Lankan to Western on the breakfast menu.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Riff and will definitely come back and highly recommend it to anyone.
Stayed at Riff for 7 nights . I love it at first sight . Very stylish and modern , open space type of lobby . Steps away from the beach... Read More , friendly staff , great pool , awesome food . A small gym but equally cozy , a wonderful library , great rooftop bar , 2 restaurants on site . The rooms are so nice and well managed , 2 times a day cleaning , balcony , air con , pluses on everything . Perfect retreat and downshift from a fast paced life in a big city . Perfect stay
Amazing property! The staff were so
attentive and delivered such high customer service, all facilities, a La carte breaktast, pool and beach stunning. We stayed here for 3 nights to... Read More relax after a busy week touring around Sri Lanka. This property is minimalistic yet elegant. We all loved it. Will definitely be back and recommend.
We stayed at the Riff HIkkaduwa to celebrate the birthday of our friend at the Riff’s rooftop bar. From our arrival (lime juice with mint!) to our departure, the staff... Read More made us feel welcome and took care of everything for us.
The rooms are clean and well designed and, in my case, with a balcony and view of the ocean. The dining area downstairs was lovely and the food delicious. The Sri Lankan specialities were my favorites. We often stayed there for hours to chat and drink and eat. The service was sometimes slow but the results always good.
Thank you for a lovely visit!
Riff Hikkaduwa is simply a brilliant and is without a doubt thesouth coast for service food and events! I had a significant Birthday celebration here and Rockshi the marketing manager... Read More and her team were brilliant. She delivered a spectacular event with amazing food and drink all my guests were blown away with the food selection..Riff is a well hidden secret!. The other meals we had were great and all the staff were truly amazing!
Unbelievably amazing hotel! We stayed for 2 nights and the entire time there was perfect.
All staff speak perfect English and are friendly and professional.
The outdoor pool is beautiful... Read More and a great place to relax.
The breakfast had lots of options and each section was always full of food. The BEST part was the bedroom. Very clean. Very minimal. Very classy. Wonderful view of the sea and great a location. Staff is so wonderful. All very humble and capable of any task regardless of their job description. We can’t wait to go back to visit RIFF again.
The Riff is truly a special wonderful hotel. Friendly staff throughout, fantastic service & the hotel is absolutely amazing. We couldn't have asked for more.
Well done to... Read More all the staff & management team for making our stay memorable.
I would definitely recommend the Riff to everyone!!!!
This is the best so far hotel I have ever stayed in.. It's not only a hotel but a different experience of kindness, simplicity and joy that I felt during... Read More my stay in this hotel. Staff were so nice and kind, Ambience was awesome, food was super delicious.. I must recommend everyone to stay here while in Sri Lanka.. Loved this place, hope to visit soon again..
We have just stayed in Riff for two nights and were blown away by our experience. It is the nicest place we’ve stayed in on our tour around Sri Lanka,... Read More and great value too. From start to finish it has been wonderful. The staff are kind and accommodating. They set up a space in the function room for me as I had to attend a work call during our stay and they arranged a driver to take us to Galle. Nothing was too much for them and the hotel is a relaxing, modern space. We chose the junior suite with ocean view which was beautiful. Thank you so much for a great stay, including the live music in reception last night which was a lovely surprise! More
We had an excellent time in Riff Hikkaduwa! The hotel is very well designed and has an amazing view of the ocean from the room!
The staff is THE... Read More BEST part of the whole experience . They are extremely helpful and are very detail oriented! They cater to any personal requests that you might have . They try their best to make it happen!
The food is amazing! They have a good mix of continental food as well as local Srilankan delicacies . They have an amazing rooftop with a great view of the ocean and an excellent bar!
They even helped with personalized cooking classes , cocktail making classes , birthday surprises with personalized cakes as per your preferences!
Rockshi did an amazing job helping us with all our requirements and made sure our stay was extremely comfortable! More
Everything was 5* at this hotel from the Staff to the products provided in the room.
Food here was impeccable. My partner and I had breakfast, lunch and dinner... Read More for two days.
Only thing I would say is that the Spa is a little bit pricey.
Could not recommend this place enough, if we ever come back to Sri Lanka, this will be where we will stay.
From a hotelier’s perspective I would like to say that this hotel exceeded our expectations starting with the staff the GM Mr. Angelo is a star, extremely helpful and super... Read More caring. Chef Pasan made this amazing homemade jam to take home, Keshan in the restaurant is great, all the front office team with the wonderful smile. The hotel is super clean, the pool and the view are stunning in general we had a wonderful time
My family and I visited Riff for the first time and we weren’t disappointed. The best part had to be the fabulous presentation and taste of the food. Kudos to... Read More the chef!
A staff was kind and efficient and really hospitable. The cleanliness of the rooms, beach view and salt pool was an added bonus !
A must visit. My family and I felt the weekend go too fast!
Well done Angelo and the team! Keep up the good work.
Absolutely perfect stay. Originally booked for a 3rd floor Design Suite (stunning), we ended up staying in the Presidential Suite for three nights thanks to the generous hotel GM (thanks... Read More again Angelo). Both rooms were stunningly well appointed with large windows and patios to enjoy amazing sunsets. We took the full board rate and enjoyed a delicious variety of gourmet European and Sri Lankan cuisine. The rooftop Japanese restaurant and bar was great for sundowners. Can’t imagine staying anywhere else In Hikkaduwa. I would highly recommend!