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Gayana Guest House & Restaurant

Medaketiya Beach, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

I would stay here again. The room was clean, the bed comfortable, clean sheets, a mosquito net, the bathroom was clean, the staff were very helpful and friendly. We stayed in room 12 which was across the road from the beach. It is also very close, walking distance (10 minutes)to the town. Or take a tuk tuk. We can also... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Great budget hotel, it is clean and basic but has everything you need. The room was on the first floor had air conditioning and a balcony with a beautiful view of the sea. Breakfast was delivered to my room every morning which I ate on the balcony. Yes there were marks on the walls and a hole in the netting... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Went to Gayana in a desperate evening search, after being let down by another overbooked property in Tangalle. On the recommendation of my tuk tuk driver, I met the hotel manager and bartered for the only room they had left. Paid and went up to find the most shockingly filthy hotel room I've ever seen. Only had a single lamp,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

My partner & I stayed for 3 nights. We paid 3500lkr for a room with AC and sea view. Great value for what it was! Staff were very friendly and helpful. Wifi wasn't great though. We didn't really eat at the hotel- Tangalle town is just a 10 minute stroll away & there are amazing cheap, local places to eat.... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I stayed one night here with a friend. We got non A/C room for reasonable price. Their service was excellent. I can be happy as a Sri Lankan traveler about this hotel. Food is average. It is faced to the beach. Room was good. I can recommend this place for someone looking for a good place for reasonable price. Then... More 

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Tangalle, Sri Lanka
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Perfect place close to town center and with very nice rooms, excellent staff and really good price. Sea side cost more and offer the (quite loud) sound of waves. It's not possible to swim because of the super strong waves and currents but there are many nice places to hang out on further down the beach (not on this property... More 

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Wien, Österreich
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

everything is clean, spacious and nice. You will have everything you need, evan hot water - which is not available in general in Tangalle. BUT it is old fashioned. The hotel itself is not beautiful, but very old fashioned. But you face the beach, and - as others wrote - the boys that work there are very, very nice. We... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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46 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights. We were traveling in a group of 5 and me and my partner needed a room for two. The other 3 booked a room in the hotel building by the sea on the condition that we can get a room in the road side hotel building (owned by the same person) for 1000 Rs... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We originally stayed in a nearby hotel but left because we were dissatisfied. We came across Gayana while walking along the beach at night and the staff were incredibly helpful and the price of the room was half of what we paying a few hotels down. The room was basic but had everything we required and it was very clean,... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

i had the pleasure of staying at gayana hotel on and off from february until end of may 2013. The rooms are large with fantastic scenes-lush,colorful variety of stunning tropical plants, the ocean and a short walk to town for food-although their food is excellent as well! The beach is large with fantastic waves-fun place to be. And the family... More 

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