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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a nice suny day and we are walking along the shore thinking about eating somthing. We dont want to go to the local restaurants where there is mostly only cary. Ao we walk in the little city by the shore when we see this hotel and restaurant. I thinked: ooooo, that looks good! So i go we go... More 

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Ferrol, Spain
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11 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The huts are very cool and the ambient is cool. Rooms are extremely expensive in comparison what other hostels offer. At night it gets extremely noisy, our room was besides a new sushi bar with loud music until late, something you dont want if you want to get up at 430 for an early surf. The huts are not isolated,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The garden of the hotel was a perfect place to relax in the shade and the staff was kind and helpful. We originally booked 4 nights in the 'budget cabana', but we ended up staying only 2 nights because of some problems. The bed leaned backwards (head lower than feet), it had no sheets and our cabana missed a curtain.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok so this place is very nice, the team very kind and helpful , the owner is kind and Very nice person . The food is clean and it was nice to stay there. The price is too expensive for the value , but the garden amazing . We hope to come again. The front desk help us with good... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you’re looking for an expensive place to have cocktails and dinner while in Arugam Bay this is a great choice. Dark, romantic, tables and lounging areas set around a shaded garden with palms and plants. The food was very good, but some items on the menu were not available. Cocktails were good but twice as expensive as neighboring places.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a calm and relaxing place to chill and drink cocktails, this place has all the easy vibes! Chill out in one of the privet palm shacks with floor cushion seating and try there sheesha. For those on a budget happy hour is between 6pm and 8pm for buy one get one free.

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Mayrhofen, Austria
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Once you walk in you think wow than not very long after you ll realise how money driven the place is. Dirty, incredibly dirty, have spend less than half the money and it wasn't so dirty, rats poo on the bed rats walking around in the cabana therefore u go to the owner and try to complain and he simply... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at Surf n Sun and were amazed by the setting and the gardens, they really are beautiful. We were approached by a friendly staff member who showed us to our cabana, one of the cheaper rooms. We first walked in to find what very much looked (and smelled!) like faeces amongst other stains on the bed sheets. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

It's my favorite place to chill and have a nice moment. The environment is very peaceful with its vegetation and big lounges. The food is delicious, the restaurant offers two different menus and the cocktails are very tasty. The staff is so nice, good service!! I've never slept in the cabanas but it seems so cool with the balcony and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

We spent two days at this place after we stayed on the beach. Really brilliant place. Your in the middle of the main road in arugam bay but hear nothing. We stayed at the air conditioned cabana. It was great to chill. All staff and the owner were great and taking care of everything we need. The stream in the... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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Additional Information about Surf 'n Sun Guesthouse & Restaurant

Address: Mainstreet, Arugam Bay, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Arugam Bay > Pottuvil
Price Range: $31 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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