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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 5, 2014

Confusingly this is listed as Shangri La on TA. The theme is Flinstones meets resort, but in a good way. The grounds are beautiful, tropical and well maintained; the ground is a tapestry of grass; hammocks swing in the gentle breeze. At night, fire flies come out to play, their green orbs mysteriously sparkle in the gloom. Our hut was...

3Thank krys_k
Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

Been at January 2014. Wouldn't recommend. Place itself is quite good - lot of place, big garden with hammocks. Staff is friendly and ready to help. But anyway, when you pay for room with hot water you expect to get it at your room. But there were none. Stayed 3 nights at Kahoona club (ex Shangri La) and hot water...

4Thank Evgeni G
Reviewed December 22, 2013

We stayed at kahuna club(now name changed) on our last visit Srilanka on Sept first week, good ambiance... cooperative staff... beds were comfortable... i loved the private balcony we had attached with our room... only problem was this place is little away from the beach....

4Thank Mahuya1982
Svendborg, Denmark
Reviewed December 15, 2013

Once you enter the garden, you feel completely away from hassle and will be able to relax easily! The garden is beautiful, the rooms excelent, the food tasty and the staff lovely and smiling. I staid here four nights, walked down to the beach in five minutes now and then and just felt relaxed. Thank you Kahuna. I'll see you...

1Thank Kasper-Hz
Reviewed December 9, 2013

Very comfortable and relaxing place to stay with a beautiful, lushy garden. Great value! The food was absolutely delicious. Fresh, tasty and well presented. The owner and the staff were tremendous and always there to help with any request, nothing was too much trouble. LOVE this place! I'm hooked!

Thank EVA444
Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 7, 2013

Stayed at shangri la ..now (kahuna club)..for a month..excellent staff..always pleased to help..great food..nice chilled relaxing stay in it's own gardens..but only 5 mins stroll..to beach and more lively bars..TOP TIP..check out the special for the day menu..

2Thank ANDYHILL285
Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
Reviewed December 4, 2013

I live in eastern Sri Lanka, and when I want to relax I go to to the Kahuna Club. The setting is lovely, and the rooms are of good value. The owner, Mally, is a cheerful, excellent fellow who tries his best to make everyone feel welcome. Staff is open and friendly. As to some of the negative reviews, I...

4Thank Hastwokitties
St Andrews
Reviewed November 18, 2013

This guest house changed its name 8 months ago to Kahuna club, but didn't tell any of the locals we had quite a job finding it. The place itself is a mixture of hotel rooms. apartments and wooden cabanas, we stayed in one of the apartments which was basic but adequate for three people. The grounds were full of wildlife...

Thank Barnsleyscot
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 25, 2013

We stayed at Kahuna Club (formally Shangri La) in October for the last 3 nights of our holiday in Sri Lanka. Luckily there was only rain for one night on our trip to Unawatuna despite October being the rainiest season. The hotel is situated very close to the beach (5 minute walk) and set back within a beautiful jungle setting...

1Thank Patbarnes90
Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed July 26, 2013

Shangri La consist of the main house and several cabanas, some wooden, some concrete, strewn across well groomed garden. We stayed in wooden cabanas, and although they were designed for two, we got extra bed for a third person (and a small discount). Even with three persons, it was roomy enough, so two persons will have lots of space. Garden...

1Thank Zvijer
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Additional Information about Shangri La Guest House

Address: 55/1, Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: $18 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Shangri La Guest House Hotel Unawatuna
Shangri La Unawatuna
Unawatuna Shangri La
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“Water pressure is better in the rooms in the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles Hastwokitties, Dec 4, 2013 | Read review
“Cabana was great”
 of 5 bubbles Patbarnes90, Oct 25, 2013 | Read review
“We like the spacious high-ceilinged rooms in the main house.”
 of 5 bubbles 470MarkP470, Feb 15, 2013 | Read review
“Cabanas with ceiling fans are a tropical experience tho rooms with a/con are available”
 of 5 bubbles Juliemill, Feb 18, 2012 | Read review
“Every room is good.”
 of 5 bubbles getmesibi, Jan 19, 2012 | Read review
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