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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were staying at the Fortress Hotel and decided to spend a morning at the beach. We took our own towels and the hotel gave us the sun loungers. Good shower facilities / toilets and beach Restsurant . Great little place however a word of caution. The waves are very powerful and can really smack you around. My niece who... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lot of good along with this hotel. Some not so good but the positives certainly outweigh the negatives. Location, best spot on the bay. You are centrally located and able to walk along the beach or road to all the other little spots. The beach is directly outside the hotel. In fact, it appears the Tartaruga is a common... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Food! Just come here for that and you're in heaven! They specialise in sea food and other dishes are just spot on! Love this mixed rice and chicken sweet and sour! Soups are good and creamy too! Dining on the beach under a starry sky just adds to the experience. Excellent service. Kind and caring. Parking can be a bit... More 

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Thank Miyuru W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Very nice place. The staff is really friendly, they have a good restaurant especially at night, when you can eat on the beach and enjoy a fresh grilled fish that s made in front of you or any other dish from the menu✌🏾️. The rooms are nice and cozy, with balconies which offer a nice view to the beach. The... More 

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Thank Nikita C
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

This place is right on the beach in Unawatuna with combined seating some floor seating and some tables. Their pizza is the best in Unawatuna by mile! Their service is great too, really lovely and helpful staff!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Well that was money well spent. The staff were so friendly and warm, and nothing beats the serenity of having a cup of tea next to the beach. The only issue was our room was right next to the kitchen, but the staff did everything possible to make us comfortable considering the extremely short notice we gave them.

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

To be honest, I don't really understand the former negative reviews. From the point of my view, Tartaruga absolutely fulfilled the criteria what a 4-star hotel must be able to provide. The Staff were always very helpful, rooms were fully comfortable and the building was also newly renovated and modern. The only issue I could mention was the breakfast and... More 

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Galle Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Well mannered friendly staff. Beach restaurant layout is fantastic. Creates a great ambience overall. Ideal place to wine and dine, authentic and tasty food, good value for money. Comfortable rooms, good size, nice & clean.

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New Delhi, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

All the good reviews I am sure are about the new wing and this review is strictly for the old wing room without AC. Our room was right next to the kitchen where u could always listen to staff chatting or listening to music right from early morning to late at night. This was the smallest and most cramped up... More 

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Thank Samta M
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We booked this as a family , and ended up having an extra person . the staff was very helpful to switch our needs . However when we arrived we were put in the old wing : not so good behind noisy kitchen and rooms with very basic standards. With a short discussion and a small add on , we... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Tartaruga Hotel & Beach Restaurant

Address: Yaddehimulla | Yaddehimulla, Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: $33 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tartaruga Hotel & Beach Restaurant 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Unawatuna
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