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Arugambay Surf Resort

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Main Street | Arugambay, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay 32506, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were compelled to book rooms here as everything else was full. However rooms turned out to be "okay". The ground floor rooms are better than that of upstairs. Only one cabana has sea view. Even though its facing the sea, the beach is crowded with fishing boats and it stinks of dead fish. Food at the hotel is quite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended op in arugambay after visiting Mirissa and were a little dissapointed about the guesthouses, until we discovered this amazing place! The reservation for 2 nights shortly became a reservation for 3 nights and if it would be possible, we would have even stayed longer. Our (A-C) room was clean and well equipped. We also really enjoyed their restaurant,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I stayed here for our entire stay in Arugam Bay - 2 weeks. We loved this place - it was a great chilled out atmosphere right on the beach. We got along well with the owners who were very friendly and helpful. It's just minutes walk from the famous Arugam bay surf point. The food is of... More 

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Cadiz, Spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there for breakfast as they had a menu on the entrance with many different choices. When we sat, we had to wait for 20 minutes just to be asked what we wanted. Then, anything of what we wished was available (so we ordered the only thing they had for breakfast). Average food, a little bit pricy compared with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

Stayed 1 night and was their sole guest, aside from a few stragglers coming in for dinner and drinks. The village and hotel were devoid of tourists, atmosphere and /or sunshine, this being the off season. Room was clean and tidy, nothing special. The manager is a really friendly guy, who is intent on improving the place and keeping it... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Stayed for one week in September 2014. The place is located on the beach front with walking distance to the main point. Spacious and clean rooms, great service and good food. Greetings from Finland. P.S. please add more pillows to the restaurant!

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We spent 2 nights here and enjoyed it Basic but clean, we chose a room with A/c, but there are all types of rooms available. Staff friendly and helpful. You need to bargain hard to make this good value. Staff were great and the resturant and garden offer nice ocean views and breezes And they served very cold beer

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10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We initially had booked this place but once we arrived, we found out it had nothing to do with a resort. The pictures provided are well staged, and do not fit reality. We had a look at 3 types of rooms and not one was to standard. Even the room with hot water and A/C was bad. The only nice... More 

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Karlsruhe
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

They have canabas and AC rooms. The latter is what we had for three nights. The room was ok and clean. The best thing about this place is the nice dining/outside area where you can relax, have a beer and lie in the hammock. If you're lucky, the crows don't hit you in your face with their poo ;) It's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I would advise my Friends coming to Arugambay to nourish there taste buds with Prawn or chicken Quesadilla in soft music of Arugambay oceanic waves. I recommend & thank the courtesy of the staff at the hotel for truly homely feeling.

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