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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Perfect location .easy to get into town and close by must be seen locations ,the owner is friendly and very helpful , Restraint is well known for yummy food , I have been going there often and always pleased.

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Kyabram, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Moonstone Villas for three nights and cannot speak highly enough of this hotel. Real end our host was a wealth of information from everything to local beaches, markets and organizing the trip to the national park, nothing was too much trouble. The rooms were big and very comfortable and spotlessly clean. We ate at the restaurant... More 

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Thank mark o
RaeleneShea, Owner at Moonstone Villas, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this review - we really appreciate hearing that you enjoyed your time with us. And also thanks for clarifying for other travellers that the Lonely Planet comment about our property being cramped is just not correct, and I have requested the Lonely Planet to correct that. We would look forward to having you both here... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Moonstone for 3 nights. The rooms and grounds are very well presented. The rooms are a great size with huge beds, beautiful furniture and modern bathroom. The pool was a great place to cool off and lounge by. We enjoyed drinks on our balcony and dined in the restaurant each night. All the food we had was... More 

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Thank Melbtraveller100
RaeleneShea, Owner at Moonstone Villas, responded to this review

Hello Melbourne travelers and thank you for this great review. We so appreciate hearing from our guests that they enjoyed their experience here. I will pass your comments on to the staff also. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous setting, stellar service, beautiful decor, delicious food and extra-friendly staff. Canadian owner Raelene ensured our stay was hassle-free thoroughly enjoyable. The rooms are beautifully furnished and in impeccable condition. The pool is also top-notch Highly recommend, you won't regret.

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RaeleneShea, Owner at Moonstone Villas, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive comments - it is good to know that our guests enjoy their stay here and for our staff to know their efforts are appreciated. More 

Edmonton, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

The room was very spacious containing twin beds, chairs, locking wardrobe,a safe, a vanity and mirror. Very, very clean, both the bedroom and bathroom.well maintained. Excellent air conditioning. The balcony and the patios in each unit had two chairs, a coffee table and a divan for sitting on while relaxing and enjoying the view over looking the swimming pool and... More 

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Thank hskagen
RaeleneShea, Owner at Moonstone Villas, responded to this review

Hello again hskagen, and thank you for reviewing us so completely. We are pleased that you enjoyed your 6 night stay and that you found Moonstone Villas so pleasing. We hope you come again soon. More 

Edmonton, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

The room was very comfortable, the restaurant food and service was exceptional. Management was able to provide tips for places to go and things to see; a customized tour was arranged with a remarkable driver and tour guide. We plan to return.

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RaeleneShea, Owner at Moonstone Villas, responded to this review

Thank you purpleladyot for your review and for noting that we do arrange tours from here with drivers and tour guides that we know and trust - we are happy to see that you appreciated that and recommend to others. We are happy to see you enjoyed our restaurant service too and here's a tip, we also have a restaurant... More 

London
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26 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We stayed at Moonstone Villas for four nights. It was the only place in Sri Lanka that we were based at for more than two days, so it started to feel just a little tiny bit like home. Raelene is star. She took time to talk to us every day, offering suggestions of what to do, and see; although actually,... More 

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Thank LK1975
RaeleneShea, Owner at Moonstone Villas, responded to this review

Well, it was a pleasure having you at Moonstone and I am so glad that it gave you the relaxation you needed to make your holiday complete. Please come to see us again soon. More 

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Moonstone really has it all. Large comfortable, well equipped rooms with air conditioning which at 36 degrees and full humidity was welcome. Across the road from the sea. Lovely pool area and a great restaurant with a fabulous breakfast, great pizza and a varied and very foreigner friendly menu. You can't go wrong here!

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Thank cazawright
RaeleneShea, Owner at Moonstone Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review cazawright - We are particularly happy that you liked our "foreigner friendly" menu which we have based on bistro style eateries in other parts of the world. It has been hot so our air conditioned rooms are a blessing - mine included. We hope to see you next year! More 

chiang saen
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45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

We loved our stay in this hotel! The room was beautiful and worth the extra $ for the ocean view - our room came with an incredible balcony with a sunbed where I could read and relax and listen to the sounds of the waves. A swimming beach is only a short walk away, and you can also walk the... More 

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RaeleneShea, Owner at Moonstone Villas, responded to this review

Hello Carolyn and thank you for your review. We only have the one Ocean View room and I am so glad that you enjoyed it - our ocean is incredible to watch and play in. Thanks for recommending Moonstone Villas. More 

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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

We stayed here for 4 nights. The rooms are large, the beds are huge and there is a small pool set within the compact gardens. The breakfasts were one of the best in our trip to Sri Lanka. However, perhaps we were unlucky looking at the other reviews, on the first night we ordered a chicken curry from the restaurant... More 

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Thank Patrick M
RaeleneShea, Owner at Moonstone Villas, responded to this review

Hello Patrick, my apologies for this late response to your review. I don't recall you telling me about your dinner experience at the time, I certainly would have looked after you had I known. It is very unusual that a guest would find the chicken "raw" in a curry as all curry dishes are cooked for at least 20 minutes... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relax your mind, body, and soul, this beautiful property under Canadian ownership is overlooking the Indian Ocean and offers all home comforts. This Boutique Villa concept offers spacious accommodation set in landscaped gardens with swimming pool. The restaurant offers a selection of European, fresh seafood, and Sri Lankan cuisine. The ocean offers beautiful beach walks, safe swimming and snorkeling is available. For the nature lover, the following safaris are available: elephant, turtle, birds and wildlife. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moonstone Villas

Address: 336 Matara Road, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle
Price Range: $58 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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