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Manahara Cabanas

Mahawela Road | Moraketiyara, Nakulugamuwa, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Ceska Lipa, Czech Republic
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We stayed just two nights. Fortunately. Yes, there is beautiful and romantic beach where you can meet friendly local people - fishermen, but the hotel itself was terrible. Not clean room, no waste bin, old very noisy airconditioning, toilet and "shower" with bed smell and dirty. Food was very poor. We had to wait one hour for every ordered meal,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

We travelled during the off season and ended up having the place to ourselves for the night! We had an initial problem with animals in the roof but we're able to change cabanas with no hassles. The rooms were comfortable but very musty at first. Bathrooms haven't had a good clean for a while. That said, pool was fine, view... More

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Hobart
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We stayed at Mawella for 11 nights out of season and had the place to ourselves for a few nights. It is a beautifully quiet area. Beachfront - and swimmable ocean, we were out body surfing 3 times a day often with a 1km stretch of beach to ourselves (get your own boogie board before you go there, difficult to... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We stayed here with two families with older children. The place is located at the beach with a lovely garden and a swimmingpool. The cabanas are simple but sufficient and with a nice terrace and view of the garden, swimmingpool and beach. A few minutes walk from the resort fishermen are doing there work. Actually we bought a lobster one... More

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london
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

The hotel is nicely located near a large and secluded beach which is something rare nowadays. The staff was nice and caring and organised a baby cot with mosquito net for our son. This is however about the only positive thing I would say about the hotel. The room hadn't been cleaned properly and did not offer value for money.... More

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Cape Town
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

We had a very pleasant evening at Manahara - a good meal and the hotel has an excellent location on the beach. We were annoyed by the fact that we were leaving early in the morning. The manager did not have change and promised he would give it to us in the morning before we left, however he was not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013 via mobile

Cute cabanas at the most perfect beach, with a nice swimming pool . Very friendly staff! Food is very good and a good price! Tuctuc from the hotel, at a good price also. The cabanas can use a little update. The beach is perfect with no people around! There are no crocodiles in the sea as said in a previous... More

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

I would like everyone to know that the Manager of this hotel is a really nice man. I booked on Agoda and when we arrived we unfortunately did not have rooms, a problem between agoda and the manager, that said, i was pretty pissed off at the time, we had driven a long way, it was late at night and... More

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Magnetic Island, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

We had three nights here and found ourselves mixed in our responses to it. The location is wonderful, being on a quiet beach surrounded by the local fishermen. It is about 20 minutes out of town by tuk-tuk, of which there are many in the area. Tangalle itself is not a touristy town and certainly does not offer any reasonable... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Very good quiet place with little bit small and dark cabanas, but who is in room during stay on beach? We stayed with baby, so we appreciated small pool (not perfectly clean). Food is really a bit overpriced, but reasonable. For 40 USD p/double + 4USD breakfast good choice.

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Also Known As:
Manahara Cabanas Hotel Tangalle
Manahara Cabanas Hotel
Address: Mahawela Road | Moraketiyara, Nakulugamuwa, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Hambantota District > Tangalle
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Ranked #29 of 36 Specialty lodging in Tangalle
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