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Lonely Beach Resort Tangalle

Kapuhenwala Road | Marakolliya, Tangalle 8100, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Exactly what you'd expect from aa place called lonely beach. Quiet beach resort. Exceptionally attentative staff with a great manner. Breakfast is slightly overpriced and the beach front is slightly hidden by sand dune but it's only a 20 metre walk. Restaraunt could be better but again there's other places on the beach. Rooms are great, with hot water are... More

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Lviv, L'vivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While traveling Sri Lanka we open for us LONELY BEACH Resort. It is one of the lovely place we saw. We travel with two children 14 and 5 years old so we were afraid of different poisons very much. We always have breakfast and sometimes dinner in Lonely Bech. It was near the place we swim. Everything was very good:... More

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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly the location is great right on beach & we had the upstairs room with a nice view (now somewhat restricted as the trees have grown) Our friends had the downstairs room but had to keep their windows & door closed for privacy at night thus missing the cool breezes. The bed was a good size king with a decent... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Pros: The beach is stunning. Lovely rooms, right on the beach but still private. Short walk to Mangrove Spa (excellent and v cheap, highly recommend). Breakfast excellent with generous portions, dinner a little pricier but tasty and reasonable value. Friendly and helpful staff. Room furnishings were functional and adequate. Small but nice ocean view. Best to go by tuk tuk... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We stayed 2 nights in Lonely beach resort. The place looks really peaceful. We had the Deluxe room with terrace and seaside view. It was a nice place to stay with a really nice manager ! But the rooms ... We didn't feel comfortable in it. The light made us depressed, so many Mosquitos and no decoration. It really looks... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Fantasic hotel located just on the beach among coconut palms. The staff was great. The hotel is located a few kilometers from the Tangalee city center, so you can feel the atmosphere of a real "Lonely Beach". We stayed in a very nice and clean room with a wonderful terrace with a view on the ocean. Food offered in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We stayed in the room on the first floor and had our own large balcony with views to the ocean. Clean, good size room with a fan and mosquito net. The bed was also large and quite comfy which makes a change! We had some meals at the hotel and they were all delicious and the setting was lovely right... More

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This was our third time here and we never tire of this peaceful location. the staff are great, the food good and simple. The beach was not quite so lonely this year but even when it was crowded it only had 12 people to about 3 kms. We also had at least three turtles come ashore to nest within 400... More

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London, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The place is in a lovely spot, right on the beach and I'm sure we would have had a different experience if we had booked one of the rooms (especially the ones facing the beach) but... ... we stayed in the only cabana they have, for 1 night (out of 6 booked) and we left straight away. It's tiny (3m... More

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lonelybeach, Manager at Lonely Beach Resort Tangalle, responded to this review

Thanks for you review and I'm so sorry that we couldn't meet the expectations.Unfortunately we were fully booked on those dates so that we were unable to provide you with other room type. This room "Budget Cabana" is the cheapest room in our hotel I do agree with you its bit small and not comfortable as other room types.This used... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We spent 12 truly beautiful days here. The location is superb, the rooms with balcony are about the most private rooms in the area and the food is some of the best you can get, but what makes this place also very special to us, is the feeling that everybody who works here, really cares for the place and for... More

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Address: Kapuhenwala Road | Marakolliya, Tangalle 8100, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
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