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Tsunami Hotel

Main Street | Arugam Bay, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #16 of 22 Pottuvil B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Sindelfingen, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During our trip through Sri Lanka this was by far the worst accommodation. The room was simply furnished and it was not cleaned on arrival. Probably the cleaning has neither been done in the days before: dustbin on the terrace was full and rubbish was lying on the terrace, same picture in the bathroom. Wash-bowl and toilet were extremely dirty.... More

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Madrid, Madrid, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is simple, do not expend your money in this hotel. Apparently the hotel is nice but only at a first glance. The rooms are poor, dirty, extremely hot (not even a bit cooler with the fan on) and do not have hot water (is not that it did not work, simply they do not have the facilities). The staff... More

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Milan
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have chosen this place for the nice location, on the beach. Despite that I wouldn't really recommend it...the owner is abdolutely rude and nasty, the workers are really annoying hanging around my room and even coming to the veranda when I was sitting outdoor trying to chill out...avoid this place especially if you are a woman Even a woman... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a booking of 7 days we only stayed 2, and we tried to leave even before. Location is amazing but the hotel cleanning is not its best. Rooms from 70 and 90$ (around there are cheaper prices with much better conditions), we get the $70 room, and after the first night tried to arange a $90 room, but was... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Came for 3 nights.. Nice location but nothing more! The rooms are very basic, not very clean... Expensive for what you get!!!! We didn't have a lot of options so we stayed there but the $70 per night does not worth it!! The staff are not very friendly and it doesn't feel like a welcoming place. The first thing they... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had lunch at this hotel, great location, on the beach nice hotel, the waiter told us it would be 1 hour to prepare our Curry and Rice,…. So what…. we were happy to sit and watch the world go by, with a cold beer. Food was fantastic, authentic tasty Sri Lankan food. Had a look at the rooms, regret... More

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Giussano, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We had dinner in thiz place as it was one of the top choices in lonely planet. Unfortunately the expectations haven t been met: portions were very small (quite untypical in sri lanka) and food was below avarage. I had tuna served with dal (that complitely covered the flavour of the fish, which anyway was over cooked). Waiting for about... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I stayed for 4 nights 2 weeks ago. First place I stayed on this trip. Its a good location but the rooms are very average and not too comfy - a bit grotty really. I paid 2500 a night. the staff are pretty nice and will clean your room if you ask. Only ate there once and it was very... More

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Alexandra Headland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 5 nights and enjoyed our stay, the location is fantastic right on the beach and the beach has lots of shade which is so nice in that hot weather. The rooms are nice but the plumbing needs some attention. The staff are nice, the food quality needs improvement. We would recommend this place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Great food, great people. Very accommodating to our every need and everything was done with a smile:) Highly recommend a stay here if you are on a small to moderate sized travel budget. Cheers tsunami

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Address: Main Street | Arugam Bay, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Arugam Bay > Pottuvil
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