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Sun Shine Beach Inn

Matara Road, Mirissa, Sri Lanka
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Sun Shine Beach Inn
Ranked #5 of 5 hotels in Mirissa
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Very cheap accommodation, pretty basic but was clean and comfy. Brilliant location-30 seconds from the beach. Restaurant is nice but staff are slow. However this appears to be the general attitude in Mirissa. Food was good. Only let down was the electric shock I received off the fan, not enough to do any damage but enough to hurt and my... More

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Cork, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Can't comment on the food but the accommodation is very basic indeed, bordering on the austere. Untouched since built I would say. Water supply not available 100% of the time. Much better value and friendliness is to be found on the other side of the road. No real advantage to being so close to the sea.

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Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We eat here 6 times and always was perfect especally fish red snapper and butterfish very good bbq and salad&chips. Good price with little of negotiations. Frendly staff and cold drinks. I recommend the tomato soup and avokado salad :) Good place to eat in Mirissa beach just look to the green tables!!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We ended up staying for 4 nights when we only came down for 2! Mirissa is beautiful and Sun Shine beach Inn was the perfect place to stay. Good value for money and as on the beach as you can get! They also do a excellent Jaffle for lunch to keep you going until the lovely fresh fish is available... More

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san francisco
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

the sun shine inn is the first place we stumbled upon as we got off the bus in mirissa , we also checked different hotels along the beach but evenually went back to the sun shine inn because it seemed to offer the best value. we were first shown a room downstairs - they are cheaper but rather drab -... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

At 1000/- and 1 minute from beach you can't complain. Pleasant owner and ltd but good value daytime menu. Anyone taller than 5'2 will find the beds very cramped, short and narrow. The mosquito net is completely inadequate. The beach bar sells Lion at 200 and its a nice place to chill but the food isnt up to much, the... More

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Negombo, Sri Lanka
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

we were in a guest house and as it was not so good we went through the TripAdvisor and came to this hotel. This was a cheap in price (Rs 2500.00) per night. Good rate. rooms are okay for this rate. Staff is okay too but the neighbors are crazy. too loud music day and night. If you are crazy... More

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

It is not a luxury hotel but the large rooms are clean and comfortable (the small ones are a bit dull...) The staff is nice and smiling. A few sunbeds are available in front of the hotel. Mirissa is the greatest beach we tried. Calm, not overcrowded, clean and you can actually get into the water! You have lots of... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012 via mobile

Nice enough hotel right on Mirissa beach which is lovely. However we unfortunately decided to book a whale watching trip through them which was a massive mistake. They advertise the trip as being 6:30-12 and take you to and from the hotel. We were picked up promptly at 6:30 but then had to wait around on an empty boat while... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012 via mobile

We stumbled upon the Sun Shine Beach Inn while looking for somewhere to stay in Mirissa. The owner showed us to some ground floor rooms with a cute veranda only a stones throw from the beach. We were pleasantly surprised to hear each room would cost 1000 rupees (£5 approx) so extended our stay to two nights. The ceiling fan... More

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Address: Matara Road, Mirissa, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Mirissa

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