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Jagabay Resort

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Pelena, Weligama, Matara, Sri Lanka
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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights, and there was no welcome. And the restaurant was not clean at all. While we were having meals there were dogs sitting next to our table waiting for food. It wasn’t that pleasing. I think this hotel needs a good upgrade. Nice location but the product wasn’t that great. Owner and the staff was... More 

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deborahl2
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrive late in the season so the rooms they reserved for us were dark and gloomy. They offered us an upgrade to the rooms they are still working on and we were very glad to take it. Later another family arrived and asked us how things were going and we recommended that they do the same. Because he set... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

-Poorly welcomed by the management. -Rooms are clean -Not suitable for locals and more focus on foreigner as we feel. -Service of Mr. Jagath is good -Would like to see finished construction activities soon

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Mysuru (Mysore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Huge clean, comfortable rooms, with good beds and mosquito nets, friendly, helpful staff, clean place. The beach is visible right from the bed in most rooms.The restaurant serves good food, reasonably priced and delicious. The beach is lovely, with a gradual gradient and we saw a lot of people surfing. The hotel is just abt 3.5km away from the whale... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

We only stayed the one night, but it was a nice respite. Overview: surfer style accommodations, with a lovely beach and good breaking waves. Restaurant: not expensive, but not cheap either. Fried rice with egg is about 700 rupees. Beer is 350. Basic cheap food, but you can find cheaper and better if you explore. Room: was nice. We had... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

We stayed one night here on the way from Yala to Hikkaduwa. Mostly good experience; no huge complaints. Friendly and helpful staff, one of whom even swapped the toast we didn't want for bacon at breakfast. :) Room was small but comfortable with good bed, mosquito net, fridge, balcony, AC, and hot water. Bathroom had 2 issues: 1) holder for... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

The only good thing is that myself and my partner were only staying here one night. Unwelcoming from the start, building work going on all around the site (I've just seen that was an issue for other reviewers in previous months also). Generally bad condition bathroom (with cockroaches). One large towel to share between us but instead of complaining and... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

The poor welcome of the staff deteriorated our opinion, although we were prepared for the worst. It looked like they have started building the hotel in the 80's and finish 1 m2 a year. It was far from ready and the way that they have started building it, is very outdated. Also the fact that they are still busy building... More 

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Panadura, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Nearing full moon day if the climatic conditions are smooth then during mid night our friends slowly coming to the shore near hotel to lay eggs. Without making sound and not disturbing them you can watch the whole process they did for centuries.

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Rhondda Cynon Taf, United Kingdom
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Booked into Jagabay hotel for 3 nights but ended up staying for 6. Great family or couples hotel. Lots of choice of rooms or chalets depending on what you want. We had a beachfront room with a balcony on 1st floor which was lovely. Exceptionally clean rooms, big comfy bed, good wifi and the owner even put a TV in... More 

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