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Odense, Denmark
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in a cabana in the garden next to the railway. You wake up early in the morning when the trains go by. The cabana is small, with a very small bathroom. But ok for the price. Has a private balcony with garden view. Breakfast is average, but enough. Egg, bread, jam, fruit, juice, coffee and tea. Cross the railway...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2nights and had a wonderful time. All the staff are really obliging, very friendly and extremely helpful!! They couldnt do enough for us!! Would definitely stay again!! Absolutely amazing!!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my partner stayed here for 3 nights. As soon as we entered the hotel we were greeted with a smiley, gentle and happy receptionist named Amal! Instantly we felt comfortable and welcomed at palm beach. We stayed in a superior double room, air con worked perfectly and had a comfortable sleep. Location is great, you cross over the...

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Vadodara, India
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed.there two nights Has private beach The property has own beautiful.garden The rooms.are new and good The room size is ok Very peaceful place to relax Very quite and calm environment Breakfast is.Good Friendly staff Michael the tuk tuk driver is very friendly and great guide.for local tour shopping massage He is available in the hotel itself

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Only here for 3 nites but the staff couldn't do enough for us. The man on reception (I dont remember his name) couldn't do enough, he even got us a free late check out as out flight wasn't till 23.00. the beach is amazing and nice and quiet ! The place has so much potential, the lad that works on...

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed October 17, 2016

I'm giving this place only 1 star simply for the beach it is located next to. The rest is something close to a nightmare. Definitely not worth $32/night, more like $10. During our 6 nights stay there the following things happened: - We’ve got a room in which the AC didn’t work, which was rather obvious but the staff still...

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Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

I am just waiting for my plane back to Dubai after 3 days in Bentota. Me and my girlfriend stayed in Palm Beach Inn and Sea Shells Cabanas and had a good stay. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly specially Amal the Receptionist. The breakfast each morning was a delight with a variety of fresh picked tropical fruits and...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed September 17, 2016

I absolutely loved this one for its location, beach and big deluxe rooms. They have Cabanas and Other rooms too but deluxe rooms are relatively newly constructed and well maintained. Beach Experience was totally awesome since it has private chunk of beach accessibly to its guests only. Staff is courteous and quite co operative specially the beach boy Gullal. One...

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Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

We rented a beach cabana- yes it was a little worn and could use a bit of refurbishment- but it was still a lovely and quiet place to stay. The room was a good size and had air con. The bathroom adequate with wet room style shower. It's only a short walk down a beautiful path to the beach -...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Me and my sister stayed here a few nights ago for one night as we are travelling around. The rooms were spacious and clean with everything we needed, the bed was really comfortable. The staff were really welcoming and accommodating, offering us a welcome drink and calling us a tuktuk who took us where we needed to go. Great location...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surrounded by lush greenery and vegetation, Palm Beach Inn & Sea Shells Cabanas is situated within a 10-minute drive from the popular Lunuganga. Free Wi-Fi access is available in its public areas and parking is provided at no charge. A 50-minute drive takes guests to the well-known Galle Fort, while Colombo city and Bandaranaike International Airport are within a 2-hour drive away. The Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery is 2 km away. Cooled with a fan or air conditioning, all rooms are simply equipped with a mosquito net, desk and a wardrobe. All rooms feature an attached bathroom offering shower facility. Surrounded by lush greenery, Palm Beach Inn & Sea Shells Cabanas offers a tour desk to assist with sightseeing and travel arrangements. Laundry, massage and airport shuttle service is also available on request. The in-house restaurant serves a tasty spread of Sri Lankan and Western dishes. Guests can also enjoy meals in the privacy of their rooms with room service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palm Beach Inn and Sea Shells Cabanas

Address: 200/1 Galle Road | Bentota, Bentota, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Bentota
Price Range: $36 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Palm Beach Inn and Sea Shells Cabanas 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Standardrooms are new and spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles Jorner, 1 week ago | Read review
“Look elsewhere”
  • Termites love it though
  • Doesn't quite match the images on the booking sites, is it?
  • This speaks for itself
  • A way to prevent AC making 100dB sound
  • Night after the flood. The bed and the floor are soaking wet
 of 5 bubbles Seva_Latin, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“Go for Deluxe rooms”
  • With Bath tub
  • A big one
  • Quite Spacious
  • Spacious one
 of 5 bubbles , Sep 17, 2016 | Read review
“The deluxe rooms are wonderful I guess though they are not vacant much.”
 of 5 bubbles gayashaks, Jul 24, 2016 | Read review
“No idea as not recommend to stay there”
  • The towel - no customer service spirit at all
 of 5 bubbles Clementcc, May 15, 2016 | Read review
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