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Jagabay Resort

Pelena, Weligama, Matara, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #5 of 8 hotels in Weligama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014
marknkatie Kent, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Shanghai, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

After traveling from Hikkaduwa, we were excited to be near Mirissa beach after everything we had read. We knew that the Jagabay resort was not a five star hotel, but we were not expecting what we got! First of all, when we arrived only one of the two rooms we booked was ready. Apparently, the family staying in one of... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

The place is peaceful and has four to six cabanas face to sea side. The hotel situated off the town but it take only 100 bugs tuk tuk ride to the town. not a variety of a food here but you always can go to the town to enjoy some nice sea food dishes. The pool is very small and... More

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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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56 hotel reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

This is the place to come if you want accommodation adjacent to a beautiful beach and to be able to listen to the sound of the waves during both day and night. The hotel is literally separated only from the beach by its front garden area so sea and sand are right there. Accommodation is in simply furnished rooms and... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

This was our second trip to Jaga Bay and we had to shorten our stay to only three nights because the sand fleas made the beautiful beach only suitable for masochists. We stayed in a beach front cabana and enjoyed the sound of the surf. The resort is empty at this time of the year, perfect for someone looking for... More

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York, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

This was an alternative to a hotel originally suggested by our tour organiser as it seemed a better choice. The hotel is a little way out of town but a walk along the beach for 20 minutes will get you there. The best point about the hotel is its position, right on the very nice, quiet beach. The room was... More

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Ghent, Belgium
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

We stayed in Jaga Bay for an couple of days around new year. We arrived from yala around noon (made reserveation few months before). The owner came running to us telling that we had the pleasure of being in an new and better hotel in Mirissa. When we arrived, this new hotel was still under construction!!! Our room was just... More

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Annecy, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

we too read our guide book which said it was good quality/price value. But we don't agree. it was very expensive for a place that was dirty the curtains the only method of privacy did not meet in the middle and were falling off ! the a/c didn't work! and when signalled the owner didn't really seem bothered about providing... More

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Address: Pelena, Weligama, Matara, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Matara > Weligama
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