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Tartaruga Hotel & Beach Restaurant

Yaddehimulla | Yaddehimulla, Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Florsheim, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Directly at the new designed wide and beautiful Unawatuna beach you can enjoy various range of food. If you like Pizza and Pasta you won't be disappointed. The prices for food are ok - I didn't stay in the hotel, only in the restaurant - friendly staff at this location.

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bucharest
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Having best position, on the beach, I had great expectation but only the restaurant can be taked into condideration. The room was basically equiped, only with the very hot water (they fixed somehow after request), some insects inside, bad position for the AC, the fan too noisy and a bad bad smell... I do not reccomand. But the food is... More 

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86 reviews 86 reviews
30 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Looks good but doesn't live up to the promise with some suspiciously expensive items on the bill. There are better places just along the same beach. A banana lassi costs more than a large beer?? That doesn't make sense. Now I'm just typing to make two hundred characters.

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

I hate writing reviews like this. But this place really is a rip off. Rooms: - Rooms stink of rot and damp, the bedding and towels were dirty and ripped and the pillows smelled foul. Seriously bad like they had never been washed. Shower was pretty good but the bathroom stank. They'd even installed a wall mounted spray to try... More 

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Manly, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My friend and I stayed here for 3 nights last week but certainly wanted to stay for longer. I understand everyone has their own opinions but after reading the average/bad reviews on trip advisor we figured we just had to accept that it was a below-average place and deal with it. But the below reviews could not be more wrong... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We stayed at Tartaruga Hotel for 7 nights as a couple, and would say that this place is like an average hostel. Its location is good with just a short walk to the best part of the Unawatuna beach, and the view from the beach restaurant towards the sea is beautiful. The room we stayed at was OK-ish, but we... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We were meant to stay at Tartaruga for 5 nights, but due to an unfortunate experience with bugs in our beds, we left after a sleepless third night. The accommodation itself is more along the lines of a hostel than a hotel. The mattresses and pillows seemed to be about 20 years old and were not comfortable at all. The... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We got here because it was recommended to us by some friends who stayed also here. The staffs were not so accommodating at first and also not that friendly. Nobody welcomes at you the moment you arrive inside. The rooms ain't that cheap and not so good. The room we got was mediocre and simple and near to the kitchen... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The staff were not particularly welcoming and seemed disinterested. Rooms were simple and resonably priced. The restaurant and chilling areas were nice but the food turned out to be a major dissapointment! The Chop suey seemed to have nothing more than some bland vegetables floating around... The beach wasn't that great. There were much better spots further along the bay.

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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

This place has an absolutely beautiful view of the Indian Ocean, however it isn't beach front, so for a swim you will have a 5 min walk. The staff are very friendly and helpful. We only ate breakfast there, so I can't really comment on the restaurant, other than breakfast was perfectly fine, catered to western tastes. The room was... More 

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