We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 83 Hikkaduwa B&Bs / inns

Poseidon Diving Station Hotel

Galle Road, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
Hotel amenities
  • Overview
  • Reviews (13)
  • Photos (5)
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (1)
  • Location
  • More
Poseidon Diving Station Hotel
Ranked #27 of 83 Hikkaduwa B&B and Inns
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Hikkaduwa
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

13 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    2
    8
    2
    1
    0
See reviews for
Families
0
3
5
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room Tips
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Chennai (Madras), India
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The rooms are quite bare. Sparsely furnished. Clean enough. No toiletries. Fresh sheets. Good shower. Air-conditioned. Not much else to write home about. We stayed here only because we dived at the Poseidon Diving Station and thought it might be convenient enough to change and shower, etc. The restaurant attached is strictly okay, nothing great. Alcohol is served, but no... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Moscow
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Perfect place to stay for those who are looking for friendly company and great diving center. Here you definitely get both :) Good accommodation for the good price, with breakfast :) yet we were not there food, but for diving. Everything is very well organized, under strict supervision of the professionals!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bangalore, India
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We had our 2 nights stay at Poseidon diving Station at 40 Euros per night in November 2013. The was awesome, very clean, comfortable bed and facing the sea with a good air conditioning. The terrace being right beside offer a great view to the ocean. The Diving Station is extremely well maintained, equipment's are modern and taken care. Every... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Stayed at Poseidon for 6 nights while getting the Padi Open Water certificate. It's pricy, has a great chef and really nice staff! The room we lived in were really clean but the beds were a little to hard for me (186cm/87kg). It's located at the far north of Hikka, but for Rs 100 for a tuctuc you get to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

I was there for one day and was able to do 3 dives with them. loved the fact their pretty close to most dive sites and staff was very friendly and attension to detail. Only downside was that you have to go and do all the dives in a small fibreglass boat, which is pretty rough during the dive intervals... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
dubai
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
22 hotel reviews
217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

This was the first time i did scuba and simply enjoyed it. There service was great and they allowed different levels of Divers to dive together. The Beach infront of the Hotel and Dive shop is small but really nice.With an area of confined water that allows you to swim without getting tossed and turned by the breaking waves.

Was this review helpful? Yes
london
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

We had 4 really nice dives in Hikkaduwa, in a clear water, with a fantastic visibility. I had my first wreck dive there and I really enjoyed it, thanks to the staff and the perfect weather conditions!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Coimbatore
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

Yet another great vacation at this Diving Station. A PADI 5 star dive centre that stands up to its rating. Excellent centre for learning to SCUBA dive with superb instructors & facilities such as an enclosed coral reef for doing confined water dives. Diving very relaxing with nothing too strenuous, even when there is a current it is not too... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
35 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2011

I stayed 4 nights in Hikkaduwa at the Poseidon Dive Centre for the purpose of diving. the chef, the hotel staff and the dive staff are all fantastic and I had a great time. The rooms however are very, very basic. I believe I was in one of the NON renovated rooms which may explain this. The simple room was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Copenhagen, Denmark
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2009

I've heard about Poseidon thru some friends, who visited Hikkaduwa last Dec. This might not be the most posh place, but I felt very well treated by the diving instructors, staff and all the local people hanging around. I had my first trail dive here, and felt I was in very good hands. Amazing experience, which might have coloured my... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Poseidon Diving Station Hotel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Poseidon Diving Station Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Poseidon Diving Station Hotel

Address: Galle Road, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Hikkaduwa

5 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (6)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (1)

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer

    Bookmark for later
    Save Saved
    You added Poseidon Diving Station Hotel to your Saves list