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Dilena Beach Inn

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Konstanz, Germany
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Dilena Beach Inn has a great location on the beach, very nice food and friendly staff. All meals can be ordered in hot or mild, the desserts are nice as well. We went there twice during our stay in Tangalle. We can recommend the place.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

I read about this place in the Rough Guide to Sri Lanka and it did not disappoint me at all. I had a nice big double bed with a great mosquito net, a good shower with nice hot water and one of the most idyllic little verandas to sit under after a day lounging on the beach. The price is... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

I went to the Dilena_Beach_Inn with a group of friends and we had booked 3 rooms via TripAdvisor however, upon arrival it seemed that this booking had not been recorded and only 2 rooms were available- 1 group was able to stay in a similar hotel next door for the same price. Communication with staff at this point was quite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Being off season we didn't think there would be much opportunity to get a beach front meal and then we stumbled across Dilena. They put together a seafood platter just for us - whole fish, prawns, calamari, chips and salad for only Rs 2500 which fed the two of us very well for lunch. Best seafood experience in Sri Lanka... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

We arrived and didn't get a room, although we booked it few months in advance. The owner got us a room for the same price at the neighboring hotel /pension. The food in the dilena Beach is supposed to be good but my experience was the opposite.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

We are on a trip around the world with my family and we stay in many places. Dilena Beach Inn stays in our hearts as one of the nicest places where we have stayed. The staff is just kindest we have met and super child-friendly. Highly recommended!

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Thank Johanna H
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016 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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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016 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 January 11, 2016 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 January 10, 2016 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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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Dilena Beach Inn

Address: 65 Medaketiya Road, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle
Price Range: $26 - $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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