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Ulle, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
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Hideaway Resort
Ranked #9 of 55 Arugam Bay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Laid back "cool" vibe to the place and the restaurant is genuinely really good but you'd want to have a fair few beers on board to get any sleep. The bar is open late(ish), dogs bark all night and some sort of mammal was running on the metal roof of our hut trying to get into our room. The huts... More 

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Alstonville, New South Wales, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We have travelled extensively through Asia and Europe and never experienced the " to cool" attitude of the management here, from the time we arrived we felt Sharon was " over " the whole season. Maybe we just arrived on a bad day or something .Her dog bit my forearm and drew blood the dog was allowed to wonder around... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

As the final stop of our 2 week trip we didnt think we could be any more amazed by the country or the people, however Hideaway was the best ending to a holiday you could ask for. The accommodation was beautiful, clean and in a perfect location for the main beach. The staff were some of the nicest people you... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Best restaurant in town! Nice garden - Lots of flora & fauna (Yes, in your room too). Clean and spacious bungalows with nice decor and huge bathroom. Good service and friendly staff. Children are welcome :)

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We stayed at this wonder resort in October and had the time of our lives…..I cannot say enough about the food. It is absolutely wonderful. Sharon and her staff take great pains to ensure that their guests are well fed and looked after. Sharon even drove us around the area to visit various sites. I highly recommend this resort and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We only stayed for one night, but it was very comfortable, and the garden and hang-out area was beautiful. It's across the street from the beach, so very easy to walk to. The staff were very friendly and welcoming, and helped us arrange our transport out the next day, as well as suggested we visit the nearby Peanut Farm beach,... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

we had a very pleasant stay here during our three nights at Arugam Bay. We stayed in a double room in the main villa above the restaurant. It is worth mentioning the rooms are quite open, with material covering the gaps. This wasn't an issue for us at all, in fact I found it quite quaint. The mosquito next kept... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

In may opinion, Hideaway provides the cleanest type of accommodation in Arugam Bay. After arriving in Arugam Bay and having a look around the other places, I sighed for relief as we found availability in this cute place. All staff is friendly, food is great (you may access the restaurant and bar even if you are not a guest) and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

We took a room in the main building, above the restaurant. Bad call. 6500 rupies, more than any room in Arugam Bay. The towels were not fresh, and actually was stincky, the mosquito net was tiny and eventually we woke up to hunt down dozens of mosquitos. The room does not have walls Only wood bars covered by a fabric,... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We were three women who stayed for about ten days in this lovely hotel. Great service, the room was cleaned everyday, spacious, close to the beach, we had our own private terrasse on the second floor. Food at the restaurant was more pricey than other places but always totally worth it. Very good vibe.

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Address: Ulle, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Arugam Bay
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Hideaway Resort Sri Lanka/Arugam Bay

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