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Tsunami Hotel

Main Street | Arugam Bay, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #14 of 22 Pottuvil B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

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
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Munich, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

If you take a closer look, you recognize the disadvantages: People there are friendly, as long as they can make business with you. Otherwise, you will be ignored. You have to ask for towels and for cleaning and the trash bin in front of the terrace is your own to-do. We stayed there a few nights, because the it is... More

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Deutschlandsberg, Austria
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

although the location is very nice (directly at the beach) I would not recommend this hotel. The room was dirty (ants everywhere, no soap, no toilet paper, linen did not look fresh, mosquito net full of holes) and overprized for what you get. I stayed a few nights and unlike other places it was not cleaned once. in general you... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

As we didn't stay in this hotel, I have no idea about the rooms. We did come here for drinks though, as the place has a very nice location on the beach, which is the only good thing about it, really. We ordered local coffee and were told that it was not available, even though it's on the menu. (This... More

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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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