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Tartaruga Hotel & Beach Restaurant

Yaddehimulla | Yaddehimulla, Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Istanbul
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68 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The rooms are fine but the service overall is a big disappointment.Service staff just dont like to serve. Sri Lanka in all need years to develop its tourism industry. Everywhere you go, you do involve cheating. We just went back to our previous hotel Calamender which is much more sophisticated.

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New Delhi, India
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80 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is very pleasantly located on the sea front at Unawatuna - which it self is quite stunning. We just used the restaurant - had a drink and few snacks. The fried prawns with chips, a pinacolada or a vodkatini were enjoyable! Prompt service and under the trees over looking the sand and the bay, with a slight breeze,... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to stay at Tartaruga upon recommendations from many of my friends and their recommendations were absolutely right. We were welcomed warmly and staff were really friendly right from the beginning. Manager and the owner both didn't forget to come and have a little chat with us even though they were really busy at the time. We were quite... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is down a dusty track but don't let that put you off. There are 2 sides to the hotel, a new build side which appears clean and modern and the old side which we stayed in. It does offers fantastic location as you step out your room and within a few metre you're on the beach. The rooms... More 

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2 Thank joelong91
Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

most rooms have decent view, construction ongoing, overpriced rooms, decent food and restaurant, staff didn't know much except the main female receptionist, kids really enjoyed dipping in the pool after playing by the sea

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1 Thank Ranyah_Seraj
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I start? The number of things that went wrong here is just ridiculous. My wife and I celebrated our new year's eve here. But this hotel spoiled all our fun. Let's go one by one: 1. We were kept waiting for our room for at least an hour. Our booking said 12.30 pm but we got the room... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reviews of the Tartaruga Hotel may now be confusing, as a new building opened in October 2015. The old and new facilities are run under one name, but the difference is huge. We stayed in the new building, and that is great. Nice, new and clean rooms. Most have balconies and fully or partly sea view. Rooms 33, 34 and... More 

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La Ciotat, France
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14 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arriving down a rather untidy side road to the back of Tartaruga was a worrying start but once inside we were pleasantly surprised. We had booked a family suite in the new part of the building which is effectively 2 quite large rooms with adjoining doors in the middle, ideal for us with our children 18 months and 3. The... More 

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Thank aufruk
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are looking for a immaculate beachside hotel, look no further. Great modern rooms with air conditioning and lovely fittings, a small fresh water pool , nice a shady and looking onto the beach and very attentive and charming hotel and restaurant staff. I'm a travel agent with lots of experience with hotels and this hotel fits the small... More 

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Thank John G
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

I stumbled upon the place when I couldn't find a place to plan my trip to. Went with my family and two more friends and felt like I was waiting to come there for a long time. Great location. Very friendly staff. Good Food... Loved the stay!

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