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Star Fish Beach Home

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Vijaya Road | Medilla Beach, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Prien am Chiemsee, Germany
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Im just staying there as a girl and im quite surprised how helpful and nice the stuff people are. they don't push me for doing organized trips and stuff like that. i feel homely and save over here. the restaurant has a few tables at the beach and the food is good. it's easy to walk by food to the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Rooms are cheap, but you get what you pay for. Rooms are large, but filthy. The guesthouse is totally run by men, which can make women feel uncomfortable. Food was very fat. Staf seems to lay on the couch all day

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Shehani offers one Bungalow right at the beach and several rooms. Even so "just" a local guesthouse the owners put lots of effort in the design of the accommodation. And they had been successful. One couple of our group stayed in the beach bungalow which is set between palm trees. One can feel like Robinson Crusoe,just staying in a beautiful... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We only intended to stay at this place for a night or two but in the end stayed until it was time to leave Sri Lanka. The family that own this place are such nice people and extremely friendly. We were even invited to their daughters 8th birthday party and were treated like royalty!! Our room was comfortable and clean.... More

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We were walking on the beach of Tangalle trying to find somewhere to eat, the most appealing seemed this little hut next to the beach. We had one beer, a sprite, one fish and a kothu roti and it cost us 1800 Rs. The food was good and the ambient was also nice. The boss came around and checked if... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

You get what you pay for. Rooms are tired looking and not very clean. Towels had stains on them and bathroom was disgusting. The location of the place is the only thing going for it, you cross a small lane and you are on the beach. Both dinner and breakfast was a big let down compared to other meals around... More

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Bordeaux, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We spent a really nice time at this hostel. The owner is a really nice man and the chef is an amazing chef :) Everything is clean and they provide everything you need. Thank you Puta for everything! Adrien and Vincent

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

Adjacent to golden sandy beach, safe swimming in clean water. 20 minutes walk from Tangalle town for atm bottle shop and supermarket. Pleasant relaxed place to idle away a few days. Friendly staff and good music available. We had room 1 for 1500/- Good value - huge room upstairs with large private balcony and sea view and cool breeze. Groundfloor... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Good food in a nice setting. The food is good and cheap. The owner speaks an amazing german and is quite a cool dude to hang around. Oh and the music is better than in most other places. Its definetly a backpackers place. So it supports a relaxed environment to meet other travellers as well as locals. I didnt stay... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

We think starfish is a good place to stay but it depends on the type of person you are if you like it or not. The owners are very nice and want to help you but they are also very relaxed. Maybe sometimes to relaxed, when it gives you the feeling they are more like the guests of the guesthouse... More

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Address: Vijaya Road | Medilla Beach, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle

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The Starfish Beach cafe is a fun, vibrant yet relaxed guest house situated 5m from the beautiful beach at Tangalle. All tastefully decorated rooms have European WCs, shower and sink and are fitted with ceiling fans and mosquito nets. An extensive Sri Lankan & European menu is available to cater for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with full bar facilities. Central to the Maddilla beach area, there are other restaurants and bars within walking distance should you wish to venture further afield. Bespoke tours and day trips can be arranged in the AC equipped van, and the staff and manager are always on hand to offer advice to fit your needs. Complementary wi-fi is available. We look forward to welcoming you to The Starfish Beach Cafe! ... more   less 
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