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Nawathana Hotel

No 15 Sri Dharmarama Mawatha Fort, Matara 81000 Sri Lanka
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#42 of 336 B&Bs / Inns in Matara

Nawathana Hotel is an excellent choice for travelers visiting Matara, offering a family-friendly environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.

Close to Weherahena Buddhist Temple (2.2 mi), a popular Matara landmark, Nawathana Hotel is a great destination for tourists.

As your “home away from home,” the small hotel rooms offer a kitchenette and air conditioning, and getting online is easy, with free wifi available.

Guests have access to a 24 hour front desk, room service, and newspaper while staying at Nawathana Hotel. In addition, Nawathana Hotel offers a pool and free breakfast, which will help make your Matara trip additionally gratifying. And, as an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.

If you’re looking for a Chinese restaurant, consider a visit to The Dutchman's Street, Ambasewana Bakers, or Indian Spice, which are all conveniently located a short distance from Nawathana Hotel.

During your visit, be sure to check out popular attractions like The Shrine of Our Lady of Matara (1.2 mi), Matara Paravi Duwa Temple (1.2 mi), and Star Fort (0.4 mi), which are all within walking distance of the small hotel.

Enjoy your stay in Matara!

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Secured parking
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Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Special diet menus
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Private check-in / check-out
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Nat N wrote a review Jan 2020
67 contributions27 helpful votes
Best bed and shower we have had in 4 months travelling. Great value for money. Food is also good, biggest portions we have had here in Sri Lanka. Near by which takes you direct to Mirissa. Friendly staff
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Sachintha A wrote a review Jan 2020
Elpitiya, Sri Lanka3 contributions1 helpful vote
This was my 1st visit in Nawathena and the impression was very warm and we got the quickest service from the staff,that was very helpful and friendly,the room was nice and the facilities were same as we expected such as Ac,Tv,Hot water facilities,clean linens,swimming pool etc.we pleased about our stay in here and we recommend this place for others,for sure this place has done fair for the cost we paid.if we return to Matara back looking forward to stay here again.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Andyrock81 wrote a review Jun 2018
Rockhampton, Australia1105 contributions317 helpful votes
We stayed here for 1 night. Rooms were reasonably clean, staff were friendly and the included breakfast was good, but is not available before 8am. The bus station is only 500m away, which avoided the need for a taxi or tuk tuk. We were given a room with views of the beach which was nice. Note that the gate to the beach is permanently locked, you will have to jump the fence if you want to swim in the ocean. Staff were pleasant throughout our stay. Wifi did not work but we were provided with a portable wifi hotspot by the manager which worked well for the duration of our stay.
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Date of stay: June 2018
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from Nawathana H, Front Office Manager at Nawathana Hotel
Responded Jun 8, 2018
. Dear Guest. I appreciate your positive feedback about our hotel. We do take pride in catering to our guests’ needs the best way we can .And Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us.
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KameshR2018 wrote a review Mar 2018
Colombo, Sri Lanka2 contributions4 helpful votes
We enjoyed our stay at this hotel. Booked 3 rooms, all of them were clean and fresh with A/C & satellite TV too. The staff were very friendly and their service was excellent. It's a peaceful place. the location is great with a private beach. Also the food was excellent.
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Date of stay: March 2018
Trip type: Traveled with family
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Yasmin G wrote a review Feb 2018
8 contributions5 helpful votes
This place is an absolute gem!! We arrived and they had no deluxe rooms left, so the put us in an even bigger beautiful room with a sea view for the same price! Excellent service! The room was clean, fresh and had a tv and powerful A/C! The bed and pillows were potentially the best I’ve ever slept on, no exaggeration! We both had such a peaceful comfortable nights sleep here, with the waves lapping at the shore just meters away! Breakfast was delicious, as was the huge pot of tea they delivered! The swimming pool is very shallow but nice to cool down in. We only booked for one night and wanted to extend but they were fully booked! I’m not surprised! Honestly the nicest place we’ve stayed in Sri Lanka so far for the low price! The staff are also super friendly and happy with gorgeous smiles!
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Date of stay: February 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Nawathana Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Nawathana Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Polhena Beach (1.5 miles), Weherahena Buddhist Temple (2.1 miles), and Dondra Head Lighthouse (3.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Nawathana Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Nawathana Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Nawathana Hotel?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Nawathana Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cosmic Power Woody Cottage, BOB SL Restaurant, and The Dutchman's Street.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Nawathana Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Nawathana Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.02 miles away from the center of Matara.
Are pets allowed at Nawathana Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Nawathana Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Star Fort (0.4 miles).
Is Nawathana Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.