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Jagabay Resort

Pelena, Weligama, Matara, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #8 of 8 Hotels in Weligama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Little resort right on the beach. This was towards the end of our stay in Sri Lanka and by this time we were quite relaxed. The rooms are nice enough but have curtains at the front with people walking past so it doesn't feel so good for privacy. Beach was fine, right there in front of the hotel, with a... More 

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its ok for staying..Rooms are ok.. smells good.. facilities ok.. but the thing is there are dogs inside the hotel.. it was really disgusting.. Foods were really cool.. they gave us big plates even we can't eat all.. :D and the staff also very friendly... overall its ok,,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stayed there for two days in July and really enjoyed its quietness and location. It is right on the beach. The staff is very nice and helpful so they made our stay very enjoyable and worry free. The rooms are quite clean and we got a room with ocean view which was amazing. It is not a fancy expensive... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I have read some of the other reviews and I am absolutely surprised to read so much negativity. Our experience was wonderful we would certainly recommend Jaga Bay as we feel we certainly got value for our money. We are a senior couple and have recently returned from Sri Lanka having spent one week of our trip at Jaga Bay... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Firstly, don't stay here! There is much better I am sure! The beach is fabulous and so peaceful at the far end. The hotel itself seems to be located where stray dogs gather, roam freely around the restaurant and who generally are unfriendly and very smelly. Hence the reason why we had our food ( dinner and breakfast) on the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

What a beautiful spot . The beach was amazing it all depends what you want . The rooms were very basic but the staff could not do enough for you. Lovely fish dinners basic food but if you want something different you could go out in a tuktuk . They also arrange excursions not very expensive or. Safari , whale... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The hotel is right next to the sea, just 1 step from the bed to water. They provide good and cheap food, especially seafood. The hotel is newly contructed so looks nicer. Just 1 small thing which might matter - there are bugs in the room, on the beds, cockroach in the bathroom, little black flies which bite you that... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This place would be lovely but!!! The dog's are the main issue. Im not gonna mention that they start to scratch right beside you when u had meal and trust me the smell was very but! Half of them had some health problem from near main road so it wasn't nice look. One morning we went for walk on the... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Arrived at jagabay after 5 days of tough travelling around Kandy and dambulla. Was impressed how close it is the the beach and how quiet this part of the beach is. The staff were very friendly and gave the place a relaxed feeling. We didn't get one of the front hut style rooms but the ones at the back were... More 

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Shanghai, China
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3 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We spent two nights at Jagabay and we were pretty disappointed, given the price we paid. It is obvious that they are trying to make things better but, at the time of our visit, the place was still under construction, the food was just passable, and the rooms barebones. One thing I can say is that they tried to keep... More 

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Address: Pelena, Weligama, Matara, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Matara > Weligama
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
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