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Hideaway Resort

Certificate of Excellence
Ulle, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
Hideaway Resort
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We loved our stay at Hideaway. It was during the quiet season so not very many other guests and quite peaceful. We stayed 3 nights in the main building, so room without air con. I really liked the natural light and open walls of the building, but you really do need to make sure the mosquito net doesn't have any... More 

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Tualatin, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot speak about the accommodation of the hotel, as we did not stay here, however we did come for dinner. The $$$ pricing is accurate and I'm not sure if we came on a bad night or not but the staff and food was not the greatest. We ordered two fish dishes, the fish Mole', and another. One of... More 

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Sharon A, Owner at Hideaway Resort, responded to this review

Hello AlaskanGurl68, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are very sorry to hear about your experience. We wish you had said something then and there as we would have been more than happy to rectify anything wrong with either dish or replace them. It's very rare for the fresh seafood coming out of our kitchens daily... More 

Jaipur, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, it might be a splurge, but this is one that is worth it! After touring Sri Lanka for two months, this was our favorite hotel. Lovely rooms, tasteful decor, lounging areas galore on deck and garden. We, a family of 5, stayed very comfortably in the main hotel for 10 days with our own semi-private area outside the rooms... More 

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here with a friend for four nights. Highlights for me were the serene space (garden and dining area) and the food. The food was amazing and after 3 years in Sri Lanka some of the best I've had here. I especially liked the fish dishes. The staff were friendly and professional and genuinely seemed to care and be... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

one of the most comfortable and chic places I have stayed in during my time in Sri Lanka, made my stay in Arungam bay magical and special. Friendly staff , best food it town, didn't want to eat anywhere else. Will definitely return.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We absolutely loved our time at Hideaway. It’s a beautifully designed, environmentally sensitive, serene and chic boutique Sri Lankan experience - and we don’t say that lightly! The bungalow rooms are amazing, with stunning outdoor showers, and gorgeous large beds. The food was delicious, and there’s a real sense of community and welcome emanating from Sharon and her brilliant team.... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Greatest place in Sri Lanka - honestly, we had the best food at Sharon's place (the muesli is great, the garlic bread to die for, the pasta with chorizo fantastic, the pasta with gambas, too, the salad with own planted herbs!!!). Sitting on her terrace or in the garden is relaxing, "having" holidays, coming down, "being home". The staff is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We had the pleasure of staying at hideaway in January 2015. The owner, Sharon is very welcoming and a wonderful host. She is also a very talented chef. The food at Hideaway was some of the best we had in Sri Lanka, and was a mix of traditional Sri Lankan fair with the option of western and Asian dishes. Set... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at hideaways with my partner for 4 nights and we ended staying on for 5 and left wishing we had more time. Rooms where spacious and clean. The food was amazing. We ate all our meals there, with dinner menu changing almost every night we still didn't get to try everything. All the staff and management are great... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

I can't rave about this place more. Lovely accommodation with gardens to walk through and a veggie patch. Run by a nice family who were very helpful in planning our time there and the rest of our trip. The food is the best in aragum bay - make sure you get the curry when it's available.

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