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The Bay House

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Near Waligama Bay Resort Wella addarawattha, pelena, Matara 81700 Sri Lanka
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#31 of 169 B&Bs / Inns in Weligama
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The Bay House Weligama, Free WiFi is available throughout the property and free private parking is available on site. All rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV. Some units have a sitting area where you can relax. All rooms come with a private bathroom. The guesthouse also provides bike rental. This property is also rated for the best value in Weligama! Free WiFi Free Parking Air Conditioning 2 minutes away from surf point , surfboards rental
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Beach
Bicycle rental
Airport transportation
Hot spring bath
BBQ facilities
Wifi
Complimentary tea
Entertainment staff
Non-smoking hotel
Shared kitchen
Umbrella
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
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Landmark view
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Smoking rooms available
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44Car recommended
Grade: 44 out of 100
16Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
0Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Near Waligama Bay Resort Wella addarawattha, pelena, Matara 81700 Sri Lanka
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Bandaranayake Intl Airport92 miSee all flights
Koggala Airport8 miSee all flights
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Wanderlust Paula wrote a review Apr 2019
Malaysia9 contributions1 helpful vote
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Guest house stay, a real local experience. I originally reserved a room for 4 days. Within the first few days I found this location so relaxing and the family so nice that I extended my stay to 11 days. If you enjoy home stays or have wanted to try one I suggest you book a night here. This guest house is located in the town of Pelana which borders the town of Weligama. It is nestled is a group of homes that sit between S. Matara Road and Weligama Beach. Weligama Beach is known for being a prime location for beginners to learn how to surf. Local fishermen also work from a section of this beach. Everyday I was able to leave the house and reach the beach in a minute. Within a 5 minute walk on the beach I had a choice to take a surf lesson, relax at a beach side hotel cafe or layout on the beach. Why choose? Do all three. The guest house is run by Deenu and her parents Abey & Dia. Deenu is a fantastic cook and I opted for her breakfast and dinners. Abey maintains a beautiful garden and can schedule tours for you and take care of your laundry. If she has available time Dia maybe be able to take care of your sewing repairs. If you would like to do your own thing that is fine too. Before you leave I recommend you ask their opinion on your travel arrangements for the next leg of your trip. A friend who joined me for a few days didn't get their advise and missed her flight. On the flip side, I asked for their assistance to book a tuk tuk to Galle to catch the highway bus to Colombo airport ( known locally as Negombo) and Abey road with me to make sure I found the right bus.
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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Response from Imeshthebayhouse, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay House
Responded May 15, 2020
Thank you so much ❤️
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Gabriela wrote a review Mar 2019
Prague, Czech Republic16 contributions1 helpful vote
Very nice and clean place near the beach, bus stop, fruit stand and small supermarket. There is also a shared refrigerator.A wonderful family cares about the guest house. In the morning, the scent of incense and the smile of a nice grandmother will wake you up. Abi is still available to you and can prepare a great fish on the grill and Dina will do everything you want. We spent a week here and made trips to the surrounding area, then we went inland for a week and kept bigger baggage. On the last days of our visit to Sri Lanka, we were happy to return to The Bay House.
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Date of stay: February 2019
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Response from Imeshthebayhouse, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay House
Responded May 15, 2020
Thank ❤️you so much
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oliviercartalas wrote a review Jan 2018
Saint Martin de Re, France2 contributions
we spend 2 weeks at The Bay House and recommend this place for families, couples or alone. We had the spacious family room, everything is very clean in this guesthouse (we saw the owners clean every day!). The stay in the guesthouse is very typical: smell of incense stick and Daia who prays to Buddha every morning, Abey shows us how to cut mangos and pineapples and who makes laugh the children and Dinu who prepares an excellent sri lankan breakfast every morning. This sri lankan family is really very special! The guesthouse is well situated: far (not too far) away from the tourist mass of Welligama beach, 1 minute walk to the "local" beach (in front of all the fishing boats) between the monkeys, comodos, perrots and very nice neighbours who great you evry day with the typical sri lankan smile! We will definately come back to their place when we come to Sri Lanka again! Thank you Dinu, Abey, Daia and Imesh for everything
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Date of stay: December 2017
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Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: family room is on first floor
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Response from Imesh A, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay House
Responded Jan 10, 2018
thank you very much your great review..!
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filipam820 wrote a review May 2017
Lisbon, Portugal54 contributions10 helpful votes
We loved our stay here. We stayed for 5 nigths. Confortable, clean and quiet room with private bathroom. A few steps from the beach. Lovely family, they even cooked a tuna for our dinner! Motorbike rental. We booked a wale watch tour with them for a nice price. Miss U all. Would come back
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Date of stay: April 2017
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Imesh A, Manager at The Bay House
Responded Sep 30, 2017
thank you
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Chris277 wrote a review Feb 2017
Beijing7 contributions5 helpful votes
Very poor service service and unfriendly staff. They are unprofessional and badly managed. I certainly would not recommend to others. Needs lots of improvement and better management! Lots of better options elsewhere.
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Date of stay: February 2017Trip type: Traveled with family
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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $11 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceMataraWeligama
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Bay House
What are some of the property amenities at The Bay House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and airport transportation.
What food & drink options are available at The Bay House?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, barbeque facilities, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at The Bay House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Bay House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Rise, GOOD STORY Coffee Shop, and Weligama Kitchen.
Does The Bay House have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Bay House offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to The Bay House?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Kushta Raja Gala (1.5 miles).