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Calamander Unawatuna Beach

, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I together with 3 of my friens stayed at this hotel in July this year. Since re furbishment this hotel is one of the best in the area. Specially the staff of the hotel and the and the price are very affodable. The bar is 50% off 24 hours for selected drinks/cocktails and only a very few know that unless... More 

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Liverpool,England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited the hotel bar one day on our way back from beach and decided to try a cocktail. There was an excellent, extensive menu of cocktails. We sat at the bar watching the cocktails being made. The staff were lovely and very friendly. There is a happy hour between 5pm-7pm where cocktails are half price. The bar had an... More 

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Paloma scott S, Director, Unawatuna Beach Resorts (pvt) Ltd at Calamander Unawatuna Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive and up beat review of our bar, 680 Blu bar. It is difficult to believe that the same building used to be a rather dull gym and foot spa. We saw the potential, sitting as it does almost on the beach and with a fabulous view of the Indian Ocean. The bar is... More 

Chiang Mai, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room was average and a bit dated to be charged $100 USD for one night, the bathroom flooded from the shower as there is no screen, the toilet hose (bum gun) would not flick off had to turn off from the main we had water all over the place. If eating or drinking at the restaurant it can be... More 

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Babylon, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After spending a night in Hikkaduwa beach and being totally dissatisfied with the accommodations and beach there, my friends and I found a last minute deal on Hotels.com for this hotel. First impressions: really pretty lobby, large beach with tons of chairs, open air restaurant, beach side pool. After arriving around 12 we were told check in is not until... More 

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Paloma scott S, Director, Calamander Unawatuna Beach at Calamander Unawatuna Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience in our hotel. It is interesting to note what you say regarding Hikkaduwa. At Calamander Unawatuna Beach we focus on making the actual experience of the hotel satisfying as well as being value for money as we feel strongly that the beauty of Unawatuna Beach, will speak... More 

Asnieres-sur-Seine, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived we haven't had the promised rooms on internet. In 3 Hours we moved 4 times of rooms : no Water In the first one, 40 degrees In the second one, animals In the third AND we finished at midnight in back rooms without ANy view on the See like on internet !! Instead we had the smell... More 

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Dubai
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a real shame, this place came highly recommended and I am sure it is good, looks good and great location on the beach. It's Sunday so Beach BBQ lunch special however I decided on a la carte and ordered the Sri Lankan vegetarian curry with rice. 10 minutes after ordering the waiter came over to inform me that there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, perfect rooms, good food, great breakfast and dinerbuffet, Good services. A save place. Very close to the beautiful beach of Unawatuna with many sunbeds. Swimming pool is ok, they are building a new one. Poolbar is nice. 👍👍🏽

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Paloma scott S, Director, Unawatuna Beach Resort (pvt) Ltd at Calamander Unawatuna Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive and motivational review of our hotel. We do hope you will be able to visit us again and you will see the new, extraordinary, swimming pool, we are in the process of creating. We are a little disappointed that our glass pool did not inspire you. We do hope that our new pool... More 

Karachi, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a good experience to stay in UBR. Room service was good. Staff was well trained and very humble. Beach was well maintained with a large swimming pool as well. Buffet was good. But there were very few varities to choose from. Italian buffet was tasteless. Another major issue was that they mixed pork with chicken while claiming that... More 

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Paloma scott S, Director, Unawatuna Beqch Resort (pvt) Ltd at Calamander Unawatuna Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank your for reviewing the experience you had at Calamander Unawatuna Beach. It is satisfying for Management to know that you enjoyed your stay and that service, attitude and competence of our staff were of high standard. It is also very pleasing to know that you enjoyed our glass pool and we hope you will return in the... More 

London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is really a basic holiday style hotel with average facilities. My room was by the swimming pool and the facilities were ok if a bit dated. The door to the room did not lock properly and the TV reception was very poor. I reported both matters to the staff and was promised they would be repaired but nothing... More 

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

we stayed 1 full board basis at Calamander Hotel. Foods are delicious. & staff also very friendly. It was my wife's birthday, as i requested they arranged me cake & other stuffs. Location is amazing...green color beach...awesome weekend ever. recommending to book the see side rooms in 2nd or 3rd floor

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Paloma scott S, Director, Unawatuna Beach Resorts (pvt) Ltd at Calamander Unawatuna Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your delightful review of our hotel. It is to the credit of all our staff, in all departments, that your stay has been so enjoyable. We very much hope that you will be visiting us again soon. Kind regards, Miss Paloma Scott More 

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