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Handagedara Resort

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Harbour Road, Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Stayed 2 nights at the Handagerdara Resort during a week-long tour around Sri Lanka. The room was really comfortable, with good AC and decent wifi. The location of the hotel is literally 5 minutes walking from the beach, where there are tons of dining options. The hotel does have a pool, which is nice to lounge by, but it's nothing... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in eight different hotels while in Sri Lanka and this was my favorite. You have to stay here. First off, Mirissa beach is the best beach in southern Sri Lanka and it's a three minute walk from this hotel. It's a fabulous location and the price is unbeatable. The grounds are enchanting. The staff was incredibly friendly and... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

We really loved our stay at Hadagedara resort. Firstly the room is really comfortable, with good air conditioning and a supply of bottled water. The resort itself has a pool, it is also really close to the beach, easy 5 min walk. The staff are super friendly, the owner is just beautiful, her nature epitomises the friendliness of Sri Lanka,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights at this hotel. We stayed in a cheaper room on the first night then a nicer room for the other 2 nights. Both rooms were fine and with AC. The nicer room had a balcony and overlooked the pool. The rooms were clean and newish. Breakfast ok. Wifi ok.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Lovely little hotel very near to the beach - literally 5 mins walk from the beach and beach restaurants. Very friendly staff. The family room was very spacious and comfortable with one king bed and one bunker bed which the kids liked. The kids bedroom lacked curtains and drapes though. Breakfast was available but would recommend the staff to rotate... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

We had a lovely four night stay at Handagedara. Comfortable air conditioned rooms, friendly and helpful staff, beautiful pool and garden (with hammock!). The hotel is a short walk from the main beach. The breakfast was delicious though more Sri Lankan style than Western, which may not suit everyone but we loved it. Highly recommended!

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We loved our stay in April 2016, our rooms were super-comfortable, clean, modern and air-conditioned. Great pool and lovely garden to relax in. 4 min walk to Mirissa beach, quiet location. Excellent breakfast buffet with good variety of local and western options and eggs cooked to order. Wonderful hospitality.

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I have just returned from Sri Lanka having stayed at Handagadera for 5 nights in. We were really impressed with the hotel- the room in particular- given the price that we paid. It was really spacious and well decorated with a huge bed and a (very welcome!) fridge! Our balcony overlooked the pool which was kept extremely... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We booked a standard room for 3 nights which looked basic but nice from the photographs. Our room turned out to be terrible. Smelled damp and fusty. It was absolutely full of flies. The bathroom was like a dungeon. We asked to move rooms but couldn't move until the following day as the hotel was full. When we moved the... More 

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United Arab Emirates
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

There is no doubt the staff were lovely, however the amenities do not live up to our expectations. The pool is a nice change from the beach, which is beautiful and only a 5 minute walk away. We had problems with our AC but this was quickly resolved by the great staff. Breakfast was lovely, but with so many great... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Delightful example of a period house from the colonial era. Newly renovated, more than a hundred years old, home of a school head master. This house features early wood work of windows doors and columns. Has 5 double bed rooms and a single bed rooms, all with ensuite shower rooms. There are three d/b rooms in the upper floor and two d/b rooms and the single bed room in the ground floor. All rooms have hot water and free wifi access and all d/b rooms have AC. All the household equipments like refrigerator, washing machine, irons, hair dryers, coffee makers, microwave oven, etc. are available in the villa. In addition to this old colonial type house, there is a new building with 8 modern rooms. They all have AC, hot water, balconies facing swimming pool, mini fridge, etc. There is a swimming pool and a spacious garden to relax in with cup of tea. Walking distance (100 m) to attractive beach of Mirrissa. Five minute walk to Mirrissa fishing harbour where you can find many kinds of fresh seafoods.You can also have a taste of fresh vegetables, a variety of tropical fruits ranging from mangoes, pineapples, bananas, etc found in the area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Handagedara Resort

Address: Harbour Road, Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Mirissa
Price Range: $54 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Handagedara Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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