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Manahara Cabanas

Mahawela Road | Moraketiyara, Nakulugamuwa, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This pace is very good and peaceful and very calm place to stay and there is a very helpful staff and a manager We loved the location right next to a beautiful beach and a great swimming pool with ocean view. The food was excellent which is good as there were many restaurant near by.best forever!!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well what an experience from hell. First says diving well yes there is but is 57 km away so forget that if interested.Second the rooms were filthy mouse droppings in the drawers . Three pillows mouldy and stinky of damp had to throw off bed showed to owner and he said could not smell anything so said ok will as... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are here for one night. The beach indeed is beautiful but room is NOT clean! Shower filled with mold and smells. Spider web on ceiling. Sheets are dirty. AC broke in the middle of the night. It took them 3 times to serve us what we ordered for dinner and staff doesn't understand English. Horrible place. Stay away. Much... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Mawella Beach Hotel GROUP SIZE: Traveling with group of 2 TRAVEL STYLE: Flashpacker with occasional splurge. TRIP ITINERARY: 10 days Sri Lanka Negombo > Sigiriya/Dambulla/Habarana > Kandy > Ella > Tissa > Tangalle > Galle > Bentota NIGHTS AT HOTEL: 2 nights --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hotel Review --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Welcome/Check-In: Check in was easy. Booked with Agoda. Showed to our bungalow immediately. Hotel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The name of the resort is now mawella beach resort It was the second time that I was in this cottages. there are about 10 bungalows. so the place it's quite small, but it's also fine! of course the rooms are not the newest, so you have not the great confort that you'll probably find in a 4 star hotel,... More 

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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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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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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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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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