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The Hotel Paradise Arugam Bay

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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Arugam Bay is such an awesome place for tourists to visit. Always something going on, loads of variety of places to eat and drink and surfing for beginners or elite. It is a lot more touristy than some of Sri Lanka, with lots of backpackers. Hopefully it doesn't turn into a Thailand type of party place as it's still beautiful... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So disappointed about this fantastic place that could be better I would like to have some where else A real rip off Negotiate the prices would be a plus Have a request before to sign or sleep there go to upali it's way better

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived here thinking we were getting a really cheap price off a website to find out that they were suggesting it was a muck up on the website (ended up paying triple the advertised price) - we later heard of the same thing happening to others and finding the same cheap price on multiple websites therefore the hotel was... More 

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South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

A quaint little setting off the main strip that looks like of a mix between back packer meets bohemian... however don't stumble past like we did for the first few weeks, step through the entrance and be delighted by the fresh food, juices and amazing curry buffet all served up at some of the best prices on the strip!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

We rented the family bungalow for two nights for only $104 AUD which was super cheap between 5 of us. The room had a pretty poor layout and could do with restructuring in terms of the bathroom and height of the doorways but otherwise this hotel had an excellent location, friendly staff and was exactly what you need at the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights out of a 7 night stay in Arugam Bay before moving to better and cheaper accommodation. Rooms are pretty basic. Family bungalow which we had booked was small and noisy being right next to restaurant which fronts the hotel. Moved to a double at back of property which was better. Didn't eat in restaurant but... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

The staff at Hotel Paradise are helpful, but not always that easy to find. We arrived mid day and had called before we got there, price was just 100 LKR more than they said on the phone buy got sorted out. We got our room "Double bed Air Conditioning". Room looked all right, not the cleanest and there was no... More 

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Ratnapura, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We stayed here 3 days. Nice hotel placed on a safe and easy to visit area. Rooms are comfortable and very clean. If you want to go surfing the world's top ten listed Arugam bay surf point is 5 minutes away from the hotel. Owner and staff are very nice kindly people. They will arrange everything you ask. We went... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

We arrived at this place on a weekend when accommodation was scarce. Very basic room with ensuite, concrete walls, foam mattress, and compact bathroom... It's like staying in a very clean and simple prison cell (haha). But on the real, affordable and satisfied our needs, staff super friendly and location can't be beaten right near all the shops, Baby Point... More 

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thehotelparadise, Manager at The Hotel Paradise Arugam Bay, responded to this review

Do not forget you paid 2500 sri lankan rupees for ensuite room with AC four poster bed and bunk bed for this price what else do you expect ? More 

Bamberg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

It's clean and the staff is polite. Especially our "room boy" was very keen on helping us in any matters. But the room itself was, in my opinion, quite expensive for what it was. I don't know it the high price is typical for Arugam Bay? Anyway, staying there is absolutely acceptable.

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This is Formerly Sooriyas Hotel, one of the well established hotel in Arugam Bay, now refurbished and under new management as The hotel Paradise ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hotel Paradise Arugam Bay

Address: Main Road, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka (Formerly Sooriyas Hotel)
Location: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Arugam Bay
Price Range: $11 - $22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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