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Dalawella Beach Resort

445 Matara Road, Dalawella, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #58 of 90 Unawatuna B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Rome, Italy
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice spacious room with a/c, free water, tea and coffee in the room. Room at first floor with balcony overviewing the beach, free wifi and beach beds in the shade. Normal breakfast and good service. No noice except the waves - I slept like an angel in heaven. Fully recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We stayed at Dalawella Beach Resort for a night and were extremely impressed! Considering the low price we paid we had an amazing, spacious and clean room with a gorgeous ocean view balcony and one of the most comfortable beds I have slept in throughout all of Asia! The staff were amazing at all times and were also really helpful... More 

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Tunbridge Wells
12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This tiny hotel (8 rooms) is about a mile from the "town" and, when full, holds 18 people. No pool just straight onto a deserted beach. Very simple, clean and friendly. We only had a week there but it was perfect. Incredibly helpful staff but take a hair drier!

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Sydney, Australia
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335 helpful votes 335 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Hotel is directly on the beach and that's great. Warm Indian Ocean waters. Fantastic. But that is all you can say in a positive sense. A very basic room. Not even a TV in the room. All very basic and about 2 star category if generous. Yet it was an expensive rate coming with it. Be warned. This isn't a... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Usually when booking a hotel, the majority of us search for a place smack dab in the middle of the action, a location that is central to all the attractions. Dalawella has the benefit of being removed from the hub-bub of overcrowded beaches, dangerously narrow streets and the never-ending sounds of the notorious Tuk-Tuk bird, but close enough to dive... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

This hotel is really bad! We booked and paid for a room with a balcony with booking.com. We stayed on 19th and 20th February 2014. The manager was unable to provide a room with a balcony so we had to stay in a ground floor room with no privacy. As others have commented the room was dingy, the towels and... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

My husband, myself and a friend went to stay at this awful hotel for a one night stay over the weekend. Unfortunately, i picked this hotel as the one i wanted was fully booked and i didnt have time to choose. What a mistake. Do yourself a favour and pick ANYWHERE but here. Location - it is a little out... More 

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Manama, Bahrain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

Great location on a beautiful quiet beach but this place was the pits. My husband and I stayed here recently. The staff were rude and didn't care. The rooms were very dated. I think the pictures on the website are very cleverly taken with good light. They were very dark and dingy. The first room offered was downstairs but there... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

The following is an email i sent to an online travel booking company i used to book this place. I have travelled throughout Asia for years and so am used to staying is many various places from 1 dollar hostels in Cambodia with only a hole in the corner to 5 star luxury. This was the worst for value for... More 

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Deal, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We loved this place! We had two nights here and revelled in the quiet informal atmosphere, good breakfasts, delicious dinners, comfortable room with sea view, a friendly manager and, most particularly, the superb swimming area in a coral lagoon a five minute walk along the beach, complete with stilt fishermen. We'd definitely come back!

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Address: 445 Matara Road, Dalawella, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
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