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Unawatuna Beach Bungalow Hotel

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Parangiyawatta, Peellagoda | Colombo and South West Coast, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I arranged yoga tour from Moscow to Sri Lanka and needed good hotel for 10 ladies.I found this hotel and booked rooms. I was a little bit worried because my yoga group had very different expectations and people ask me to book clean place not far from the beach with A/C and separate beds. Owner Sarath really great person, he... More 

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Neil006, Manager at Unawatuna Beach Bungalow Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments. We are really glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your constructive comments . The staff unawatunabeachbungalow send their best wishes to you both and look forward to welcoming you back More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Cheap, cheerful, clean and right in the centre of the action. Short stroll to delicious eateries in the lane next to the beach and all the beach front bars are a stone throw away to duck down and watch the sun set. Staff were friendly, and although we didn't eat here the food smelt good and conditions were clean. If... More 

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Neil006, Owner at Unawatuna Beach Bungalow Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments. We are really glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your constructive comments . The unawatunabeachbungalow staff send their best wishes to you both and look forward to welcoming you back More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The staff is really friendly and helpful. The rooms are nice and clean. Breakfast is simple but good. Fair price and it's located close to some of the divecenters in unawatuna. You can get to the beach fast by going on the rocks in front of the resturants and hotels or get a tuctuc.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Another blunder made by us , booking this from booking.com based on nice reviews and pictures. In reality, it's no where close to the description. Well I should ve gone by previous trip advisor reviews. Paid the price! I would call it totally worthless for families with young kids. It's nowhere close to beach, when we asked the manager how... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Well.. Rooms look really different on the picture ;). Really. We had dark room, one window wasnt able to use cause there stands wardrobe in front of him /?/. We asked the manager to change the room. He promised free room every single day - never showed us any. We also asked the manager for bike. Some guy from travel... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Good property located just one lane from the beach. Rooms were clean and comfortable with a very helpful and friendly staff. Unawatuna Beach Resort is a stone's throw away with abundant food, drink options and activities.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This hotel claims good reviews but it is very basic. Room amenities are not satisfactory. Mosquitos and ants in the room. There are other better hotels in the area at the same or Better price. Don't just rely on the reviews. It would be best to come in the area and search for better hotel. Good Luck.

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Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Booked this for family of four- assuming a bungalow on the beach. Sorry, once again blatant misrepresentation of the facts by the advert on booking.com. Only double rooms overlooking the spread of the pool from the Unawatuna Beach Resort. Not even a beach as rocks and totally unsuitable for our 10/13 year olds. Ended up cancelling and getting charged 110... More 

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Hellevoetsluis, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

Had a nice week at this place. No booking just walked in. It looked good and the rooms are nice and clean, just behind the small beach were you find Divers land Dive Club. Couldn't find them on trip advisor, but I can recommend this Dive club to every one. Small but the best between the big dive clubs. They... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights, it was an average stay at best for the price. Rooms are small and very basic. Staff are friendly for the most part. The included breakfast is not as good as others we've had in Sri Lanka (no Sri Lankan option). It's quite a long walk to the main Unawatuna beach via the busy... More 

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