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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently stayed at the Bar Reef resort Kalpitiya...it was wonderful..the Cabanas were private and simple and had everything you needed...The outdoor shower was great ..The breakfast i ordered was the Sri Lankan breakfast as the food was tasty and traditional. I would recommend anyone...More

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Response from Suneth K, General Manager at Bar Reef ResortResponded 3 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your feedback. Your generous comments will be shared with the staff. Hope to welcome you back at Bar Reef in the near future. Kind regards, Suneth

Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

We stayed here last week. Arrived on my wife’s birthday however this went by unnoticed. Could’ve easily scored some points. On arrival we sat outside on the car park for a bit until 2 young shy men came to greet us. They didn’t instil much...More

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Response from Suneth K, General Manager at Bar Reef ResortResponded 3 days ago

Dear Nat, I'm sorry to hear that you had some negative experiences during your stay. I have spoken to the staff on the areas that you have mentioned and they will be properly trained. In regards to the room cleanliness, we have got pest control...More

Reviewed April 16, 2018

Stayed here for a week in April 2018 with my wife and our two young children aged 4 and 7. Overall a very pleasant and relaxing experience. We rented a beachside Cabana which you’ll see pictured and described in earlier reviews. It was ideal for...More

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Response from Suneth K, General Manager at Bar Reef ResortResponded 3 days ago

Dear PerkyC, It was a delight to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. Bar Reef is known for unwinding and relaxing. Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Suneth

Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice hotel to spend a couple of days in. The staff were extremely courteous and tried to do anything to keep the guests happy. The day we arrived our villa was not available for our first night (they called us overseas a...More

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Response from Suneth K, General Manager at Bar Reef ResortResponded 3 days ago

Dear Carrementbelle, It was a pleasure to hear that you had a pleasant stay with us. As it's a Eco-Friendly resort, we do have insects around the cabanas at certain times of the year. The lighting has been looked at and been changed. Please do...More

Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

This was our first stop on a 2 week tour of Sri Lanka. We stayed for 3 nights. Negatives - first impressions were not good: no greeting on arrival, we were just shown to our room with little information. - service overall was hit and...More

Thank Chocolate74
Response from Suneth K, General Manager at Bar Reef ResortResponded 3 days ago

Dear Chocolate74, I apologize for the negative points that you have mentioned in your comment. Nearly 90% of the staff are from the village and we have started to do proper training for them. New menus will be introduced by our new Chef who joined...More

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Breakfast included
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arvind3k
November 13, 2017|
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Response from Suneth K | Property representative |
Greetings from the Bar Reef Resort! We shall definitely take care of this request for you. Prabhath Wedakara General Manager
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Reka_Halasz_TBL
April 28, 2017|
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Response from andrea n | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You don't have to be concerned about the issue; it's not cold- the water gets warm while in the pipes so you can take a normal shower. and it's an answer from an"always freezing person" so it'll be ok. there's no hot... More
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Reka_Halasz_TBL
April 28, 2017|
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Response from MatajiReading | Reviewed this property |
As the weather is warm/hot, the water is never cold, but very pleasant to have the shower cascading down on you and refreshing you.
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"Beach Cabana was great for quick access to the pool area"
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"rooms nearest the sea and the pool are good."
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"All guests are accommodated in large or small cabines which I suspect are all very similar"
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"2 kinds of rooms, near the pool and the beach or in the garden more quiet. Both are good"
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