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    The Folly

    Main Road, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
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    Overview
    • Excellent85%
    • Very good10%
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    • Poor1%
    • Terrible2%
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    “shakshuka” (31 reviews)
    “communal table” (17 reviews)
    “the follies” (14 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
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    Pets Allowed
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    1 - 5 of 253 reviews

    Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

    I have no idea how the previous reviews came off, but this is the worst accommodation we had during our Sri Lanka trip. The room and the place at all is dirty and no one cares about it. The bathroom is disgusting. It was not...More

    Thank Sandra F
    Response from TheFolly A, Owner at The FollyResponded September 5, 2017

    Absolutely it's Fake review

    Reviewed August 18, 2017

    A combination of thoughtful, friendly service, pristine location and relaxed vibe make this place the highlight of AB. Came last year for a few days, and just had to come back the next year and stayed ten... the beach huts (follies) are perfect for a...More

    1  Thank Rory P
    Reviewed August 18, 2017

    Awesome spot right on the beach and well located in the bay away from the local fishing boats. Stayed in the family hut which was overpriced for what it is but clean and comfortable. Staff very helpful and kind. Just avoid getting laundry done here...More

    2  Thank heidibec
    Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

    Really great spot if you're looking for a chill vibe and meet other travelers. Muba and the rest of his staff are amazing hosts, the spot is right on the beach with a laid back communal area to hang out during the day and at...More

    1  Thank Michael L
    Reviewed August 15, 2017

    We were reccomended this place by other travelers and we are so glad we found it!!!!!We stayed in a hut almost on the beach, 15 meters from the ocean. It was a really amazing experience waking up with the ocan waves. Best part is the...More

    1  Thank al22016
    Arugambay Surf Resort
    125 reviews
    #8 of 12 hotels in Arugam Bay
     
    The Danish Villa Hotel
    132 reviews
    #2 of 12 hotels in Arugam Bay
     
    Stardust Beach Hotel
    229 reviews
    #5 of 12 hotels in Arugam Bay
     
    The Blue Wave Hotel
    100 reviews
    #7 of 12 hotels in Arugam Bay
     
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • $32 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
    • Sri Lanka >
    • Eastern Province >
    • Arugam Bay >
    • Pottuvil
    • Also Known As
    • The Folly Sri Lanka/Pottuvil
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    Traveler (212)
    Room & Suite (49)
    Pool & Beach (20)
    Dining (11)
    Hotel & Grounds (144)
    Bathroom (7)
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    Kiwi1986
    June 2, 2017|
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    Response from TheFolly A | Property representative |
    Hi yes we have room. Thanks
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    Elena R
    May 4, 2017|
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    Response from TheFolly A | Property representative |
    Hi Yes we have availability.ill reserve it for you. Thanks
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    "A/C Room (but bit expensive)"
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    "Take the cabanas if possible ;)"
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    "Take a folly at the beach, you won't regret it"
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    "Large choice of accommodation here"
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