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    Bar Reef Resort

    Palmyrah Avenue, Norochcholoai | off Kalpitiya Road, Alankuda Beach 00300, Sri Lanka
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    • Excellent73%
    • Very good22%
    • Average4%
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    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Family Rooms
    Poolside Bar
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    While we didn't stay at Bar Reef Resort (we stayed at Dolphin Beach, apparently the same owners) we did our half day safari into Wilpattu National Park with Ajantha Palihawadana (AJ) the resort's naturalist. Cannot recommend the safari with AJ highly enough!! He has so...More

    Thank Sammybuderus
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed for 3 nights in this totally idyllic resort. The emphasis is certainly on the eco angle, and the attention to detail makes this place completely one off. Our villa was Beautiful, with an outdoor bathroom - best shower ever with water from a banana...More

    Thank Nicola R
    Response from Prabhath W, General Manager at Bar Reef ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Greetings from the Bar Reef Resort! Dear Nocola R, Thank you for your kind review posted on TripAdvisor following your stay with us. It was a pleasure to note that we have been able to exceed your expectations and there is nothing that encourages us...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Just spent two nights at the Samara Villa! Beautiful hotel with very friendly staff.. Great Hospitality and great service! Had a nice time during the day by the pool and enjoyed the really spicy dinner! Hope to come back! 🇬🇷More

    1  Thank Antzela M
    Response from Prabhath W, General Manager at Bar Reef ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Greetings from the Bar Reef Resort! Dear Antzela, We are so proud to have been able to give you a wonderful and memorable stay at the Bar Reef Resort and thank you for sharing your fabulous feedback. We loved your wonderful comments especially regarding the...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    I couldn’t fault our stay at the Bar Reef Resort. A stunning hotel and location, we were perfectly situated for a dolphin and whale watching trip from Alalankuda beach and a day out in Wilpatu National Park. A huge perk of this hotel is that...More

    Thank Beck566
    Response from Prabhath W, General Manager at Bar Reef ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Beck566, Thank you very much indeed for taking your valuable time to share your holiday experience at the Bar Reef Resort in such a detailed manner. Your beautiful comments assure us that all our efforts have been worthwhile and as a result our team...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We ended our trip to Sri Lanka for 4 nights in this beautiful suite of bungalows. Everything is done to be quiet and relax in front of the pool or a sandy beach, we have the choice! Our bungalow was a beautiful place in nature....More

    Thank Jacques0457
    Response from Prabhath W, General Manager at Bar Reef ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Jacques0457 Greetings from the Bar Reef Resort, Thank you for taking time to review and share your experiences you have had at the Bar Reef Resort. It was indeed a pleasure for us to be able to meet your expectations at our resort. We...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • $114 - $396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Location
    • Sri Lanka >
    • North Western Province >
    • Alankuda Beach
    • Also Known As
    • Bar Reef Hotel Kalpitiya
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    Pool & Beach (90)
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    November 13, 2017|
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    Response from Prabhath W | Property representative |
    Greetings from the Bar Reef Resort! We shall definitely take care of this request for you. Prabhath Wedakara General Manager
    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
    April 28, 2017|
    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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