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Mambo's Surfers Paradise

Arugambay, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
Mambo's Surfers Paradise
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is now my 4th time visiting sri lanka and I have never experienced such poor control and management of a business than this club. .. we had food in a lovely restaurant and then walked along the beach to this so called club. .. we were told that any white people are free entry and anyone from Asia has... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Black or local people are refuse or if you are lucky, charged 2000 Rs entrance, while whities are received as gods. Only after a half hour of debate with the manager (I am Belgian, my partner Indian), he was allowed inside. Later, other dark skin people were sent out, without reason whatsoever. Very sad for a place that pretends to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We stayed at this place for about 2 weeks. Although I was staying with my husband, but whenever I went down alone, the guys thought I am drunk and would try to flirt with me. I feel all the reviews here about this place are true. Food is very expensive and so are drinks. So during our stay we had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We were there just for the beach party at night. The club has very nice feeling and vibrant. The music is great. The athmosphere is super great. The people are verry fun to party with. The prices are decent the staff are verry friendly. Overrall great place to party at night in Hikkaduwa. Also not to forget the tuktuk taxi... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

We travelled Sri Lanka. And for a while stayed in a place not far from Hikaduwa. We spent many a weekend at Mambos at the beach parties. And our nights there surfing. They do brilliant food and the staff are very helpful. Always looked after when on the water. And they have a good shop with great items for sale!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Terrible it's like you expect some itv film crew to pop up after filming someone giving some sort of sexual pleasure to the opposite. Sex. Sri Lanka is meant to be cool and chilled, this is shame brought on a beautiful country. Not cool. Head to una or elsewhere.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We stopped by Mambo's at sunset for a quick drink. My husband went up to the bar where he was completely ignored for ten minutes. The bar staff looked straight at him then turned away. He asked for a menu and it was flung at him. He came back to the table empty handed and very angry. I went up... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Right on the beach real close to the main surf area. Rooms are located upstairs and it is extra for ac and the fans in the non ac rooms only do so much on a hot Sri Lankan night. They have wifi in the downstairs area. The guys who work there are quite lazy eg it can take up to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Just got back from 2 weeks in Hikkaduwa. Both my wife and I enjoyed walking the beach everyday and on one occasion called into Mambo to cool off and get some drinks and food. We sat down, the waiter eventually came over to whom we said a friendly 'hi' to which was greeted by a dirty look and menu's literally... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We stayed at Mambos for 3 days, great location, lovely and clean rooms. The food here is also very very good, friendly staff and great cocktails in the evening ;)! We had a very good stay although we thought the place is a little bit overpriced. However we definitely recommend this place.

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