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Tri Star Beach Hotel

Ullai, Arugambay, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Surbiton, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While not the most luxurious hotel in the world we enjoyed our stay here. The staff were very welcoming and friendly and insisted on trying to overfeed us throughout our stay. Since we all opted for Sri Lankan food (fish curry for breakfast - mmm) the quality was excellent. Every time we finished a dish we were asked, indeed pressed,... More 

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Canton of Bern
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

Just a thought to share with you guys after reading all the comments... It's crazy how you guys say that you went and saw the place, agreed with the tariffs and stayed there for a week or so and then say the place is horrible, dirty, unclean etc... You could have checked out of the hotel the very next day... More 

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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Nice hotel. We slept in one of the bungalows at the other side of the Beach Hotel. Very nice pool with friendly and helpfull staff. Nice breakfast with choice of local or continental breakfast. Just all you need for a beach holiday.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Great location and excellent service. Any problem we had the staff would immediately come. This place will answer all your needs for a good price. Would advice to ask for a room overlooking the beach- gotta love that view in the morning!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Signs and leaflets tells about a communication centre, rooftop saunas, a bar, a restaurant etcetera, but there are simply very simple rooms with a very noisy air condition. Breakfast has to be ordered and specified the a day before and it is not really a tasty one. They didn't clean our rooms or gave us towels or toilette paper if... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We went to this hotel last week. A group of us wanted to go for lunch at the hotel. Although the hired help said they could serve lunch, the manager took one look at us and said that lunch will take at least three hours as they have to take the food out of the freezer! What really annoyed me... More 

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London
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22 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Beachfront building only open to us. The title best describes our experience. We did however stay there 'out of season' and it was chosen by our tour company, We did not realise there was any pool, there was no restaurant available and our breakfast seemed to be carried in from somewhere else and had to be ordered in advance. There... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Arrived here with lots of trepidation after reading some of the reviews on Tripadvisor on the way (yes, I should be checking BEFORE :-) ). However we (two families with young kids) found the place clean and tidy. Above all, service and food were excellent. Ibrahim was not just a waiter, but a fantastic host who was more than just... More 

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Sligo, Ireland
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4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Shabeer took great care of us on our stay in Arugam Bay. The pool is fantastic and very clean. We were travelling as a couple but our friends also were travelling with us. they had a 9 year old girl who was very happy with the swimming pool so if you have kids the pool is a great amenity! The... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

We slept 2 night there. Good location but at the end they charged us more than they should! Very bad service and not welcoming staff. Avoid this place! Also the pool is very dirty and not useful at all

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