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Dilena Beach Inn

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65 Medaketiya Road, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
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1 room 1 adult
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely setting by the beach but underwhelming food. We ordered the veg curry with saffron rice, sambal and chutney with pappadums. A very VERY small serve. One dollop of jam-like chutney and some onion (maybe the sambal) sadly no saffron rice :( Curry itself was ok, fairly tasty but lacking any spice or wow factor

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are two nights into our four night stay here. We booked it as a last minute rescue as our accommodation had fallen through. Has definitely exceeded expectations. Seem to be about four rooms. Room is simple but clean. Fan but no a/c. Room is hot during the day but fine at night. First night was noisy due to music... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I were looking for a place to eat when we stopped in front of This Nice restaurant, (almost full). We chose a sea food plate (to share) which was absolutely delicious!!! (6500 RS- there is another one at around 9000Rs). A lot of choice and the plates passing in front of us looked all good! Service was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked two nights at this lovely, simple guesthouse in the beautiful Tangalle, but wish we had booked longer! We chose a fan only room, and whilst very simple (as you would expect for the low price) it was clean and comfortable, with lovely hot showers. The guesthouse is right on the beach, with lovely sun loungers to enjoy,... More 

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

I had en wonderful time in dilena. The stuff is very friendly and the food is the best. The rooms are clean and the place is near to the city tangalle. I had a lot of seafood verry fresh and exellent....pleace try it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Rooms are spacious and tidy, even hot water showers. Location is just great and staff really helpful. Nights were quite and beach is just across the little road. Some issues in organization when we wanted to leave, but a minor problem

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Our favourite bit from Sri Lanka, perfect setting, incredible hosts and amazing food. Located just on the shore, with private little relax area with hammocks and sunbed, food served on the beach if you fancy :) If you want to relax, definitely the place to be. We had a room with sea view, listening to the waves all night long.... More 

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Tangalle, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Had a delicious fish curry with rice for dinner at this spot. Tables were beautifully lit and the service was great! It's location is right by the beach as well. One of the best places for food in Tangalle for sure!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

Wanted to stay there for only a few days, but finally it was a week! If you are looking for a nice, relaxing guesthouse with great people working there, i definetely reccommend dilena! Had a great time there, rooms a big and clean, Food is amazing - especially the Barbecue on the beach and the curries. Milroy, greetings to you... More 

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Tangalle, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Really nice place on the beach for your stay with sea view. Nice rooms, delicious and tasty food and very friendly staff (including the boss) :) Last but not least, friendly price. If you wanna stay, go ahead!

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