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Tartaruga Hotel & Beach Restaurant

Yaddehimulla | Yaddehimulla, Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Galle, 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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Manly, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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17 helpful votes 17 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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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

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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Address: Yaddehimulla | Yaddehimulla, Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Unawatuna

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