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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
    4 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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Alberta
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I planned on staying here for 3 days and ended up staying for 4; we regret not staying for longer! We landed in Pottuvil by bus. Simply take a tuk tuk and ask to go to the HNB ATM in Arugam Bay; it is right beside the resort. We paid for an a/c room which was perfect... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really loved this hotel, and it is the first place I want to come back to. So the reasons for that: 1) very tasty food and variuos menu due to your flavor (local, mexican, seafood, even pizza&pasta, chinese). The restaraunt has tables outside in the beach and inside, it is very romantic to stay outside with candles in the... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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133 reviews 133 reviews
17 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms was very suitable for us. The views from the beach was amazing and so many places to choose to eat from... This hotel has the best juices I have had in Sri Lanka but their food is great also. We had breakfast included but well we did not want their typical breakfast but ordered from the menu but... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

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 April 14, 2015

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 April 13, 2015

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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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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