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Galaxy Lounge Hotel

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Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

We came to Arugam bay and booked at the beach hut where it was all a bit disappointing. When we passed the Galaxy lounge, it looked so nice and chilled, it was exactly what we where looking for. Right on the beach, and very good vibes. We asked if there was a room available and the next day we could...

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Reviewed August 29, 2016

This hotel was my favourite in the whole of Sri Lanka. The food has to be ordered in advance, but it is worth waiting for - the kiribath (milk rice) and chili-onion sambol - a breakfast of kings - green bean and avocado salad, aubergine curry, hummus and paratha, lime and arak cocktails, all making my mouth water even now....

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Reviewed August 21, 2016

We spent some very happy days here. Sure, it's a bit ramshackle in places, and service is a bit slow, but somehow that seems to suit the place. And all you have to do is remember to let the staff know when you'd like to eat - well worth it, as the food was delicious throughout our stay. Don't forget...

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Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

... at a really nice and chilly place! The food is delicious, fresh & creative. Try the Barbecue, it's worth the money! Thank you all for the perfect stay! Thank you Pi for the funny evenings & thank you Hassan for the cooking class!!! We will come back!

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Vleuten, The Netherlands
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Yes the budget rooms do need some modernization and yes, service can be a bit slow but the atmosphere is great, the restaurant has great food and Sri, Pee and the rest of the crew are very nice and kind souls. Just take a hammock or a couch and relax. They organized surfing lessons for our kids and the Pottuvil...

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed July 25, 2016

We spent 5 nights here in June and it was the highlight of our Sri Lankan trip. P and his staff are wonderful hosts, the food is superb (the Arrack chocolate cake was a very welcome treat) and the atmosphere is super chilled. Definitely the best place to stay on the quiet end of the beach with a well stocked...

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St. Petersburg, Russia
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

My son cried when we had to leave this guest house after five delightful days. This is barefoot beachside living personified and you won't want to go anywhere else. The manager 'P' is a legend. He will organise surfing lessons, safaris, boat trips etc with the right folk and at the right price. He'll also keep you amused with a...

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Vevey, Switzerland
Reviewed July 16, 2016

Amazing location, right on beach with showers right in front too. Great food (especially breakfast and bbqs) although a little more expensive than in town. Kind service and very helpful with organising trips if wanted.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the galaxy lounge for 18 nights last year and had a fantastic time. P and the guys were so accommodating and helpful. The bbq buffets were superb and I would highly recommend the Galaxy breakfast. The guys were always ready to give my boyfriend and I a lift on the tuk tuk and even gave us a...

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Noordhoek
Reviewed July 4, 2016

My wife and I as well as our 17 year-old son stayed at galaxy for a week at the end of June 2016. We had a fabulous time. The rooms are comfortable, with open-air showers which we enjoyed. Galaxy's position is ideal - situated right on the beach, yet far enough away from the sometimes noisy parties in Arugam Bay....

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A great place to stay. The staff give you anything you might need and they are friendly. The guy that runs the place has a great sense of humour and their is an older lady who does a great job of your laundry. The huts a rustic yet comfortable. They are not dirty - but they could be a bit cleaner. However, this place is miles cleaner than many other places in Arugam Bay. There were no rats and the plumbing was good - which is more than can be said for other places. I will stay there again when I return to Arugam bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Galaxy Lounge Hotel

Address: Pottuvil, Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Arugam Bay > Pottuvil
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Galaxy Lounge Hotel Sri Lanka/Pottuvil
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Go for the stilted cabana if you want a beach view room, or one towards the back to avoid the sound of the loud waves”
smsartiste, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“The cabanas at the front, on stilts, are great...cheaper options at the back”
clareisaacClareisaac, Oct 1, 2016 | Read review
“If you choose the beach front cabins, be prepared to share with chipmunks in the roof”
Eaglescliffe, Aug 29, 2016 | Read review
“Not sure the treetop cabanas are worth the extra price”
rebswitz, Jul 16, 2016 | Read review
“Stilted cabana on the right has the best view we thought.”
Breezy71, Jun 1, 2016 | Read review
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