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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Well, today is our last day in Arugam Bay. We have been here for more than a week now. No, its not really that long of a stay if you think about it but this wasnt really the original plan. We were supposed to stay for a few days and head down south but we ended up changing our minds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This is the one of my favorite-place in arugambay for surf ,eat and sleep rooms are very nice very clean and food very cheep here and you can eat all kind of food like italian pasta ,Italian pizza , Mexican ,Thai food ,sea food BBQ , Sri lankan traditional food and vegetarian food , are very nice you can surf... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

What a great place, reasonable priced food with a great service, and the rooms are very clean as well. We've stayed in Sri Lanka for a month and this was the best hotel out of all of them. Also you have the beach right on your door step.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My complain is about the restaurant of Arugam Surf Resort. We've been there for lunch, paying 1000 roupies for a VERY small part of pasta (1/2 portion)... After paying 2500 roupies for two people, we had to go to another place for eating again... Don't waste your time with this restaurant, there's a lot of better place in Arugam !

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Address: Main Street | Arugambay, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay 32506, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Arugam Bay > Pottuvil
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Number of rooms: 15
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Arugambay Surf Resort Sri Lanka/Pottuvil

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