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Jagabay Resort

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Pelena, Weligama, Matara, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms were a bit basic But fine and cheap and the owner was very friendly and Helpful. Food was also pretty good. The whale safari we bought through Them was awesome! The boat people didnt turn back before we had seen dolphins and whales.

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

When booking our tour to Sri Lanka we wanted to stay at Mirissa Beach. Our tour driver booked this for us, and this is not even near Mirissa Beach. We didn't spend our time there at all, just sleeping in the room. Overall it could use an update. The breakfast was not very good either. If you want piece and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We just spent 4 days at Jagabay. It is very quiet, and very pretty. If you want noise and action, book at Mirissa beach. We slept well, and it is easy to take a tuk at 200rs to Mirissa or Weligama to eat. Or walk right on the beach, and you reach Weligama and restaurants. The food is alright, nothing... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I had the worst experience in my live, even after travelling all around South Asia and hosting in many different kinds of hotels, hostels, guesthouses. Please, girls/ women travelling alone, don't stay at this hotel. First of all, they overbook the rooms with frequency. At the time I arrived they made me wait for one hour for someone to come... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Dont believe the pics you see on their website! This hotel is a total SCAM! They are under construction, the pool wasnt even open for guests. They overbooked during Chinese new year and transfered guests to hotel next door with cheaper rooms without even appologizing! The owner thretened my friend after seeing her taking pictures from hotel and told her... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

This place is a scam! Place is still under construction and is different from pics. The room with pool view faces a construction cause there is no pool (still under construction)! Hotel was overbooked, although reservation was done and paid for on agoda and staff including the disgusting owner treated me quite badly, giving excuses and telling me to come... More 

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Edinburgh
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

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 December 27, 2014

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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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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