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Jagabay Resort

Pelena, Weligama, Matara, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #6 of 8 Hotels in Weligama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014
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    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
    4 of 5 stars
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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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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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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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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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California, Maryland
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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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