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777 / 2 Galle Road | Thiranagama, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka (Formerly nextdoor@portarthur )
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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38 helpful votes 38 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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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
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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
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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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56 reviews 56 reviews
13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I booked this Hotel on line and I was so pleased that I did! It was a wonderful; slice of heaven from the moment we arrived until the moment we checked out. Nothing was too much for Chamara and his amazing team. We felt like we were the only guests and every need was catered for. The wonderful Kumar looks... More

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Sydney, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This is a great place to chill out and wind down. It is an amazing location, the rooms are heavenly and well designed and well appointed. They are also scrupulously clean. I found the staff extremely helpful. What dissappointed me was that for the price I paid in the low season $180 USD nett my sheets were not changed for... 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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