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Roman Beach

777 / 2 Galle Road | Thiranagama, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka (Formerly nextdoor@portarthur )
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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The Netherlands
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We stayed in this beautiful small hotel to relax after 2 weeks travelling in Sri Lanka. The rooms are high end and spacious. The staff is very friendly and made us feel at home. You can use the swimming pool or just walk 20 meters to the ocean. The restaurant is excellent, best food we had during our holiday.

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Penistone, England, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

6 of us visited the restaurant for lunch. It's clean, beautifully decorated, nice atmosphere with amazing pool and beach views and friendly attentive staff. The quality of the food was excellent - the best we ate during our 4 week stay in Hikkaduwa. The restaurant is not licensed so take your own but they don't charge corkage.

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Newcastle, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

our stay at Roman Beach was beautiful. Out the front is a wide, clean sandy beach and in the grounds a clean, large swimming pool. The six rooms all face the beach and could only be described as stylish and luxurious. with the giant shower behind glass which looks out into the bedroom it has a very contemporary feel. and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A friend and I visited the Roman Beach on 24th October. This hotel is small, friendly and the staff do everything they can to make your stay perfect. The location is quiet and peaceful but only a short walk away via beach or road to the main bars and restaurants. We had a problem with the A/C on the first... More 

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Perth, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My family and I (7 adults, 2 children) stayed at the Roman Beach Hotel for a week in September. I can honestly say it was one of the best hotels I have ever stayed at. The staff went above and beyond for everything, and nothing was too much hassle. - As soon as we arrived at the hotel at 3am,... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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27 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I would give this place an ' excellent' rating but for the service which was below expectation. The staff is extremely cooperative and friendly but they just don't seem to be able to cope with service at meal times. Either they were under staffed because it was off season or they were plain inefficient since there was just us (6... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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13 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I have absolutely no idea why anyone would give this place a 5 star rating. As a seasoned traveler, I I only book the best resort in the location I am visiting. Roman beach received such high marks on tripadvisor and agoda so I did not hesitate to book a two-night stay. Here are the issues we experienced in this... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We loved everything about Roman Beach, but most of all the amazing huge guest rooms. Stuff is nice, helpfull and friendly. view is breathtaking from your room balcony, you can't ask for more. Breakfast was also good. Book in advance cause the are only 6 rooms...

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Myself and my fiancé have just returned from 8 nights at the Roman Beach Hotel. It's a wonderful place to stay. The hotel itself only has 6 rooms, all sea facing - the pool area is amazing and always quiet and chilled due to the low number of rooms and guests. The rooms are extremely clean, all with big balcony... More 

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Zorneding, Germany
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This one is a extraordinary place to stay. The rooms are pretty new and very nice with lots of space. The view is great (every room has great view to the ocean). The room service is perfect. Clean and with a nice surprise every evening (will not tell here what it is ;-) ) The service is unbelievable - you... More 

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Address: 777 / 2 Galle Road | Thiranagama, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka (Formerly nextdoor@portarthur )
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Hikkaduwa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 6
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