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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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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place came highly recommended by several friends who have gone back year after year and now I know why! Easily the nicest place to stay in Arugam Bay. The team are charming and friendly and instantly make you feel as if you are at home...so much so, that I guarantee you will not want to leave! The vibe is... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hideaway has artfully blended old school charm with vibrant and young energy to make this a perfect place to park up. The cottages and the main house ooze color and traditional old school details that are romantic, nostalgic and comfortable. The juice & coffee bar has the best menu that will rev you up as you head back from a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Probably the best food we had on our trip, or at least very close - luscious breakfasts and sumptuous dinners! The rooms were really nice and clean....a few bugs in the bathroom, but then it was outside :) its not on the beach, so you can't hear crashing waves, but i actually think it was nice being back from the... More 

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Stockholm
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It´s not by the beach and there is no swimmingpool. That was the main reason why we didn´t pick this small resort the first days we stayed in Arugam Bay. What a mistake! Don´t worry is just a few steps away from the beach. We have now been staying for three nights and we don´t want to leave. Some places... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here early June for 3 nights - a group of 3 " mature " ladies "- the family bungalow was ideal - spacious , cool and with an amazing indoor / outdoor bathroom . Hideaway was perfect for us - it is in a cool enclave just across the road from the beach with beautiful gardens . Sharon... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here in April - it was out of season but still fairly busy in the hotel. The staff couldn't be more helpful - they arranged a local driver (Jaya) who took us on some incredible trips, of note, definitely go to the hermitage and climb to the top to see views across the whole of Kumana and Yala... More 

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my boyfriend stayed at Hideaway for five nights in the main building. We loved our stay - the room was lovely, staff very helpful and food amazing. The decor was incredible, and the place had a really good vibe. My boyfriend is prone to getting bitten a lot by mosquitoes and once the staff found out, they couldn't... More 

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Geoje, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed with my daughter for 3 nights in one of the air-conditioned bungalows. The room was a good size and loved the bathroom, the roof of which is partially open to the sky. Watch out for frogs in sink and toilet first thing in the morning though - that certainly wakes you up! The room had its own private outdoor... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

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 May 13, 2015

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 

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