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Upul's Guest House

Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #70 of 83 Unawatuna B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Cape Town
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72 reviews 72 reviews
26 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

perfectly placed on Unawatuna beach this small guesthouse offers spectacular views from rooms with balconies across the bay. The rooms are spacious with good bathrooms.Staff are friendly and helpful and the beach restaurant the perfect place for sundowners. excellent value for money.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We booked the 2nd floor sea view room for Valentines day. We stayed for 2 nights. The staff were useless telling us upon arrival that the hotel was full. We showed them the email confirmations and the several emails we had exchanged whilst booking the room from England. With 6 members of staff scratching their heads the decided that yes... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Upuls is a very small inn, that's right on the Unawatuna beach. The beach was beautiful! But like most hotels in that area, its small and very very basic, but since you end up spending most of your time on the beach, it's ideal. The food is great! we recommend the pizza We also noticed a lot of guests from... More

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Karachi, Pakistan
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

We were lucky enough to get room number 6 I guess which had a terrace facing the beach with a beautiful view of the unawatuna beach which is quite good for such low price. We slept to the sound of the shore luckily didn't get enough noise of the overnight playing band right next to the hotel. AC worked fine,shower... More

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Ettalong Beach, Australia
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28 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

This place may suit some people but not us! It was right on the beach which was nice but the room was very hot as the air conditioner was very old and not functioning properly. The noise from the adjoining bar kept us up for most of the night. To get to the room we had to climb some stairs... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Upul's guest house is right on the beach, next to Hot Rock bar. We stayed in a room upstairs with no view, but a wonderful sea breeze. Fall asleep listening to the waves. It's clean and inexpensive. I think we paid less than $20, which is super-cheap for the otherwise overpriced Unawatuna. Restaurant downstairs is not the best, but OK... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Confirmed booking & yet no reservation! We booked via Agoda.com, but few days after a message came from guest house, that we may cancel our booking at Agoda.com and book direct, getting better rate. We did it, but upon arrival we were told we have no reservation. After a phone call to owner we were offered another villa far -far... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

My heart was initially thrilled by the location of the guesthouse – it was not just on the beach, it was right by the sea, as some had noted previously. Other than the view & location, there was nothing much to rave about. We had fully paid for 2 A/C rooms with sea view via Agoda, but they don’t have... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

We booked this place to stay in December 2011. We called and booked around 2 weeks before and was told to call a few days before arriving to confirm our reservation (very common in Sri Lanka). They called us 2 days before our arrival and we confirmed, only to arrive on the day to be told they had no record... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

We were concerned about the facilities and status of the hotel since there were some demolitions going on in Unawatuna. But once we reached there we were nothing but delighted. It is a small and beautiful place. The restaurant opens to the sea (read sea not beach). Apparently some part should have been demolished that the waves were literally splashing... More

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Address: Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
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