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SurfCity Guesthouse

Parangiyawatta 275, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unawatuna and the SurfCity Guesthouse and Restaurant was our best experience in 3 weeks Sri Lanka! The Aircondition worked perfect in 3 (double-)rooms, everything was clean, the barkeepers from the restaurants turned to friends after one week - so all together -> perfect! Tip: The SurfCity Restaurant had the best food, nice prices and barkeepers on the unawatuna beach (it... More 

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Fremantle, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for a total of 23 nights in SurfCity in December. We had a non AC room on the top floor. The positives: - the location. It's just a quick hop over to the lovely Black and White restaurant, and of course to the beach. For us, the location couldn't have been better. - the rooms were clean and... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

I didn't have a reservation as I was being spontaneous. I'm used to staying in hostels but I thought I could afford a hotel by the beach. Turns out they gave me a great deal and I stayed for 3 nights!

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

We state here for two out of our four nights in Unawatuna and would definitely go there again if we return to this beach. Location is great! Right on the beach, close to main beach restaurants (including SurfCity's "Black and White" restaurant which was also great). Staff was nice. Rooms were comfortable (including fan, mosquito net, towels and soap). Toilet... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The SurfCity Guesthouse in Unawatuna is a few seconds away from the beach, what makes is a great place to stay. Kalinga & Asard (the receptionist & manager) were always there for us and ready to help.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I stayed here for a few nights while backpacking around Sri Lanka. Staff were very friendly, the room was pretty good value, but there isn't any hot water. It was hot so this wasn't a massive deal breaker. I went for a non air con room with a fan and this was fine. There was a couple of holes in... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Surf City guest house for 4 nights at the beginning of April. The staff are friendly, but it wasn't clear who was in charge. The wifi only works in reception. I was in the non a/c ground floor room between reception and the cleaning cupboard. The room didn't have a basin, only toilet and shower. Incredibly hot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Nice guesthouse in an ideal location right next to Unawatuna beach with plenty of bars and restaurants along the beach. The staff were very helpful and the little restaurant attached to the guesthouse served fresh seafood and the best chocolate banana pancakes!!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Nice place to stay and just 3 seconds away from the beach. 2nd time visited the place. If you want to go on beach holiday in Unawatuna, this is the right place to stay. In front of SurfCity, nice restaurant and scuba diving place.

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Madrid, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We have stayed four people in the Surfcity for two days, and have been enjoying the village of Unawuatuna from this small Hostel, which is located right next to the beach and in a very nice place to enjoy of this little place. The room was very comfortable, with a large bed and another small, the shower is open into... More 

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