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Samaru Beach House

544 New Bypass Road | Pelena, Weligama, Matara, Sri Lanka
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here over the weekend for one night. The rooms fared much better than expected (for USD 70 per night, BB). They were spacious and clean, with a well functioning AC, and the bathrooms were clean. Not much of a view from the room but that didn't matter because the hotel itself has a great location right on the beach... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 4 nights because my friends wanted to surf - Samaru is perfectly located on the beach and they offer surfing lessons and board/equipment hire. We booked double rooms but ended up in triples which were a good size with lots of storage and surface space. Wifi was good but didn't reach our rooms which were on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are into surfing and a quiet holiday, this is a ok place to stay. Go somewhere else to eat and ask for a room in the new part of the hotel, f ex room 16. The old part has dirty, shabby bathrooms.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for two nights with my girlfriend we got a basic fan room for a good price after some haggling. The room was very nice good fan clean big bed. Great location. Awful service we sat at the restaurant it took them 20mins to bring a menu and then they never returned to serve us so we left.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner at the restuarant while on a surf stay in weligama.Ordered a Nasigooreng for sharing between me and my husband(since proportions tend to be large in SL and being light eaters) What can i say but OH DEAR again!! If you are a local you know damn well you can get a more than decent nasi or kottu in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed for a week in a deluxe room at Samaru and would recommend it to anyone. The staff are some of the most hospitable we've ever come across, our deluxe room was spacious with a gorgeous four poster bed & mosquito net and the food was consistently delicious every night, the fresh fish BBQ and the... More 

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Trebon, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

We were there for 3 nights. The place is very good. hotel is at the beach. Stuff is little bit lazy but kindly. DO NOT USE LAUNDRY SERVICE IN HOTEL. It was disaster, our close was dirty and smelly. some pieces i waste. mostly "white" shirts. Good place for begining surfing. The hotel included surfschool and surf rental.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Really Nice place with great service. The staff was so friendly and helpful with everything. We started with one week and ended up staying for 3. The manager has great service if you Want to Explorer the Island. He arranged a safari trip, whale watching, snorkling and anything else you Can come up with. The local food is really good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

after a rough start at hotels in Sri Lanka, with staff being creepy and making us feel uncomfortable with being 2 female solo travellers. We came across this place. And what a find. Honestly it was dream. Beach was right there, great surf with surfboards to rent. Food was amazing and well priced. A great base to do day trips... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

We live in Colombo and come down here at least twice a month during the surfing season with a big group of friends. The staff and service have been superb throughout everytime we come here. Surfing here is a real pleasure, after learning for the first time with one of the instructors at Samaru. The food is equally excellent, many... More 

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