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Arugam Bay | near Pottuvil, Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
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Ranga's Beach Hut
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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 of 5 stars
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for one night (planned to stay for 5) but arrived and our room had 2 cockroaches, bed bugs, sandy sheets, mozzie nets full of holes (and covered in brown stuff) and the shower was broken and made the lights flicker when you turned it on! Food was ok!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Being a solo traveller can wear at times but beach hut has such a good vibe you get sucked into the gang as soon as you arrive! Everyone is super friendly and chilled which is probably why everyone ends staying longer than planned! Service and food very good, shared bathrooms are totally usable. Staying in beach hits is pretty fun... More

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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Great vibe, Kuna and the other staff very helpful, awesome place to meet people, sit around in the common area use the good wi fi, drink a beer or eat something and share surf and travel stories. Meal of the day everyday very good and many come here to eat from surrounding hotels/hostels. Very popular place in Arugam for good... More

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Trondheim, Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I had such a wonderful time here! As the name suggests, you actually do stay in cool huts on the beach, either ground level or on stils, and it is so nice to wake up to the sound of the ocean on the beach. However, what really makes this place so special is the people running it! Kuna, the manager... More

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Trondheim, Norway
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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Cheap, rustic, on the beach and a perfect backpacker/hostel vibe. And really good wifi! So if you don't mind no ac and shared bathrooms, and want to live in cool huts (ground level or up on stilts): go here. We lucked out and got an available room by just showing up, but the place seemed to be full for days... More

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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We loved this place!! What's not to like! Set in arugam bay which is lush, this place is run by really helpful people!! The prices for rooms are really great as is the food! Everyone sits down to eat together and chat over dinner in a really relaxed enjoyable atmosphere! I would definitely go back!

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

It's just the perfect place to spend your holiday! The people who work there have a warm heart, are really friendly, always laughing,... You will meet a lot of new, wonderfull people. We were planned to stay only two days but stayed a week because it was so lovely! It's also really cheap! every day you have the 'daily dish'... More

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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62 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I simply loved this place. I booked through a local friend and got a great price for everything. Visited with few colleagues and friend and had a wonderful time in this hotel. The hotel have 2 different campuses, one directly facing the beach and other just 30 meters away from this. Most of their rooms are cabana type which really... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

there are not many places like this left in the world.... it has a lovely 'family' atmosphere, with an evening buffet where everyone sits around big tables and swaps travelling/surfing tales..... we stayed for 6 nights in one of the treehouses. They are comfortable and breezy and set in a beautiful garden. Wild birds fly in the trees and it... More

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Flensburg, Germany
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This place is a must to go if you want to stay on budget and meet other travelers. Everybody is staying longer as planned because it is so nice. Had a good time with plenty new friends and fun. Cheers for the Arrak time with Kuna! Sometimes your order can get stuck or lost, don't panic order again your on... More

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Address: Arugam Bay | near Pottuvil, Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Arugam Bay
Also Known As:
Ranga`s Beach Hut Hotel Sri Lanka
Ranga's Beach Hut Sri Lanka/Arugam Bay

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