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Tartaruga Hotel & Beach Restaurant

Yaddehimulla | Yaddehimulla, Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #12 of 19 hotels in Unawatuna
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is the universal experience of walking into any beach restaurant in south east Asia in a bustling spot (think Goa, Thailand or Sihanoukville in Cambodia) with a hundred things on the menu, where none of them are done well and you end up grimly ploughing through 'prawns and chips' or 'authentic margheretta pizza'. My well honed food snobbery... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The hotel is right by the indian ocean, even though you will not have a beach until December for monsoon. The road to the hotel is full of other hotels and guest houses. As we entered the hotel, which we booked about a month earlier, we did not get a propoer welcome a\or a greeting by any staff member. They... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 6 nights.. the property is right on the coast line, the waves lashing at the walls right below ur dining area is the most beautiful experience at any hour of the day. There is no beach in front of the property, but its barely a 2 min walk from the resort. The rooms a very comfortable... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in this hostel for two nights. While the location was good the room was small and you can certainly get better value for your money. The outdoor restaurant was nice and the breakfast was passable. Perhaps we got the wrong side of the resort but it was rather loud at night being so close to the restaurant. Best... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Booked 3 rooms for an overnight stay with a bunch of friends. The family room comfortably accommodates 4 adults. Tho rooms are clean and tidy. AC rooms are the best as it can get pretty hot without AC. Ambiance at dinner was fantastic with a nice spread of seafood bbq available on order and an almost full house at the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We went there twice during our 3 day stay in Unawatuna. Surprisingly fantastic pizza!! You sit on the beach and overlook the water so you can't get a better view than that! There are some stray dogs wandering around and that didn't bother me at all - they were friendly but the staff kept scaring them off. (I would have... More

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Loved eating here. I am still in Sri Lanka and will definitely eat here again while around Unawatuna. Lovely food, the sweet and sour chicken was perfect. Atmosphere is lovely, sound of the waves is obviously a must. Good prices for the location on the beach and the staff are very friendly and happy. :)

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Cooper City, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

It’s hard to imagine that you could taste fresh seafood and an ambiance like this at night. Given the ease of traveling from Colombo to Unawatuna beach in about 1.5 hours, you not only can experience a different setting, but could in fact enjoy some of the most pleasing service and care available from the South of the country. This... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

The location is great and the atmosphere is fine, but service needs some improvement.There were 4 of us and we were persuaded to share a quite enormous fish. The fish was great, but we were crammed on a small table and the monster fish took up almost all the table surface and we were left very much on our own... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Tartaruga over new year and early January. The hotel has stunning views over the sea, it did not bother us the beach has now gone in front of Tartaruga as literally a few mins walk to rest of beach. The best things about this hotel is the service and the food. Fresh seafood daily on the BBQ... More

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sraji, Guest Relations Manager at Tartaruga Hotel & Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you sir for your response. We appreciate it. It's a pleasure to treat for persons like you. Hope to see you in your next holidays. Team tartaruga More

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Address: Yaddehimulla | Yaddehimulla, Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
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Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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#6 On the Beach Hotel in Unawatuna #11 Romantic Hotel in Unawatuna
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