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Home Stay Strand

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218, Yaddehimulla Road | Yaddehimulla, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
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Home Stay Strand
Ranked #23 of 92 Unawatuna B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lerwick, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The house has an ideal location in landscaped grounds just a short walk from the beach. Asoka is very friendly and has some interesting stories to tell about the early days of his guest house. A must for Duran Duran fans! Our room was big with a good bathroom and the breakfast is also included. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

We're just back from a very enjoyable week long stay in unawatuna. We hadnt booked anywhere but stumbled upon this place and loved it so much we stayed for 7 nights. The room was very spacious with 4 poster bed and balcony. Breakfast was delicious, including traditional Sri Lankan breakfast of hoppers. Asoka was very welcoming and allowed us to... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We have stayed with Asoka and Hilda twice with our family and had a fantastic time twice. The room,t he garden,t he breakfast and the warm welcome, Homestay Strand is a fantastic place in Unawatuna. And the kids love the monkeys in the garden

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

We had a nice time here. The owner, Asoka, is very friendly and gives you a warm welcome in his house. The location is perfect, just 50 meters away from the beach. The rooms are pretty big (A-C) and together with the garden, this home stay is a peacefull place in Unawatuna!

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Pune, India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The hospitality of the home owner,Asoka is legendary. And I could'nt agree more! Strand is literally like living in someone's home, in the middle of a mini forest. Although their main caretaker/helper was on leave, no stone was left unturned by our host, in order to make our stay comfortable. The breakfast was simple, nutritious and served in a classic... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I can only echo other reviews. Lovely homestay with super welcoming and accommodating hosts. Also very reasonably priced. 2 minute walk from the beach. And we also thoroughly enjoyed the scrambled egg breakfast. The host even got up at 4am this morning to see us out safely as we left for Yala! Great place and highly recommended.

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Breda, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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23 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Walking down the busy beachfront of Unawatuna to this quiet guesthouse is an amazing experience. It is so relaxed. The place feels very old and has got a good atmosphere. Very friendly hosts! Room was are also very clean (cleaned every day) and nice, although the a/c in the room was very very noisy! The breakfast was also very nice,... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

My wife and I spent our honeymoon in Sri Lanka and we were recommended Home Stay Strand by friends who had been before, and it absolutely delivered!! We were greeted at the door by our host, Asoka, who really is the life and soul of this place. Asoka was very happy to chat with us over our delicious breakfast, and... More 

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Asoka_una, Owner at Home Stay Strand, responded to this review

It was wonderful to have a new couple during the Sinhala New Year period, so you were our first guests. Thank you for your kind words and all star review. Yes do visit us again for your First Anniversary. Hilda and I enjoyed your company and happy to offer New Year Sweetmeats. Also thanks for your earthquake alert but it... More 

Basel, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Back after 27 years, Asoka's and Hilda's family home is still one of my favorite places in the world. Unawatuna has changed a lot - but all is still small scale and friendly. You'll be just a few steps away from the beach and its hustle & bustle, but still it's only bird's or monk's calls who might wake you... More 

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Asoka_una, Owner at Home Stay Strand, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you visiting us again after so many years. We strive to maintain our simple way of life style in spite of boutique hotels and exotic villas springing up all over Sri Lanka! We have had many of our friends re-visiting Sri Lanka after the peace that has dawned in the country. We hope you... More 

Nimes, France
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

(+) Asoka, the host, is very lovely and helpful. He waited us until late in the evening when we arrived. (+) Large clean rooms with wide bed and nice terrace. (+) The place is absolutely peaceful and ideally located (200m from the beach). (-) I think that less expensive accomodations can be found in Unawatuna... (-) The furniture is a... More 

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Asoka_una, Owner at Home Stay Strand, responded to this review

Thanks for your Three +++ Plus Points! As for the Minus - - points: 1.There's NO other place like STRAND in Unawatuna! 2. Period furniture is in keeping with the colonial ambiance of the house! Thank you again. More 

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Address: 218, Yaddehimulla Road | Yaddehimulla, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Home Stay Strand Hotel Unawatuna

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