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#10 of 51 hotels in Matara
Location
4.7
Cleanliness
4.9
Service
4.9
Value
4.8
Culture Resort is a small boutique type hotel in calm and quite village in Matara. It is only 6 min drive from Mirissa,a well known surfing beach,whale watching hotspot and night life. we have only 7 rooms which is managed by a local family. The owner is a avid traveler too. Tranquility,minimalism and sense of the ocean is captured in the structure and the ambiance of the hotel. Our staff is inspired by unique down-south Sri Lankan hospitality in which kinship,interpersonal connectedness and offering food are the main features.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycles available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Canoeing
Diving
Hiking
Snorkeling
Fishing
Car hire
Massage
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Concierge
Mosquito net
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Room service
Coffee / tea maker
Refrigerator
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Safe
Telephone
Bottled water
Iron
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Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Business

Location

24 Beach Road Polhena Beach, Matara 81000 Sri Lanka
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Макс Ч wrote a review Apr 11
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We traveled some time across Sri-Lanka, and I can tell, that it is the best hotel! Very nice, polite and attentive staff, comfortable rooms, tasty meals. The hotel is located in such lucky place so you can get to Mirissa beach or Talala beach in some 20-30 minutes by tuktuk, and these beaches are East and West sides of Island. Local beach is 5 min walking. The swiming pool is very nice. But the most I liked very much is unexplainable coolness in corridors, that helped to chill in hot weather.
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Date of stay: April 2024
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Matteo M wrote a review Aug 2023
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Great hotel, very close to main beach of Matara (sea is just 10 mt in front of hotel). It has a nice pool inside. Rooms are very big and spacious, and seaviews They provide both Sri Lankan and Western style breakfast (you have to chose 1 day in advance since is fresh made) They have their own restaurant, but If needed you can chose the dinnerfrom local restaurant and they will take it and serve it on their terrace anyway (without extra fees!!) Staff is very nice and avaiable all the time I forgot there my power adapter and they went to post office to deliver it back to me in Italy! I highly reccomend to go there.
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Date of stay: August 2023
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Room Tip: They provide for free google and tube to do snorkeling, we were able to sea seaturtles thanks to...
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Response from Prasad Mohotti, Owner at Culture Resort
Responded Aug 24, 2023
Thanks, Teo-903,for your great review, hope you will get it one time, you may track it through the number. wish you all the best with everything
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Pramodi A wrote a review Apr 2
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Our experience with Culture Resort has been fabulous. We stayed there during a business trip, and from day one until the last, their excellent service was consistent. As an organization following corporate policy, the resort needed to be registered in our system, which was a somewhat time consuming process. However, Indu, who has been friendly with us since day one, cooperated without hesitation. Regarding our stay, we booked 4 double rooms and 1 quadruple room. All the rooms were spacious and well appointed, scoring top marks for cleanliness. It was really lovely. The washrooms were thoughtfully designed. As for the food, portions were generous and the taste was amazing. I highly recommend trying their Sri Lankan menu if you're a foreigner staying at the resort. It offered the best Sri Lankan rice and curries I've had in a while. What I loved most about this place was the authentic Sri Lankan atmosphere it gave.. Despite being there for business, I would definitely return to Culture Resort with my family and friends. I want to express my gratitude to Indu and Mr. Prasad for accommodating our last minute requests and arranging such a delightful stay. We need more people like Indu in the hospitality sector, because her service was excellent .. I wholeheartedly recommend this place to anyone staying for business or leisure.
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Traveled on business
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Navinda Y wrote a review Mar 2024
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Very nice place infront of the sea. 1 min walk to Polhena beach. Comfortable, well designed rooms and friendly staff. Indu was very helpful in managing the booking and providing us with the services we need. They have a restaurant next to the hotel and their food is very good.
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Responded Mar 10, 2024
Thanks for your nice review and rating. We are pleased to have a wonderful guets like you. We wish you all the best/
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Escape54740814877 wrote a review Mar 2024
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Amazing stay at the resort with exclusive hospitality. The staff is very courteous and mindful of your need and space. Best experience for ages. The staff advises on places to visit and also recommends great places for activities. Location is also serene
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Responded Mar 6, 2024
Thanks a lot for your nice review and ratings. Wish you all the best
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Chris H wrote a review Jan 2024
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Had a great time this week at the culture resort. We had stayed in Matara for only two days, but i couldnt think of anywhere else to stay than here. Located directly across from the ocean, there are several rooms and a resturaunt at the top and adjoining next to it. We had breakfast every morning (western or sri lankan style), and they give you more food than you can eat! We also did dinner at the adjoining resturaunt and it was fantastic cooking. I think my favorite thing about the resort, other than the location or food is the staff. Very friendly and helpful. I was a little under the weather, and without even asking i was provided water and medicine. Exceptional service & look forward to returning again!
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Response from Culture Resort, Owner at Culture Resort
Responded Jan 20, 2024
Thanks, Chris, it is indeed the down-south Sri Lankan hospitality." once you are under our roof, you are one of our family ". it is a great pleasure to have your group at Culture Resort. We hope you are feeling better now. Wish you all the best.
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Kalinga D wrote a review Dec 2023
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What a wonderful place to stay on your holiday. Both the owner and staff went above and beyond to accommodate our needs and we’ve never been happier at a local resort than here. The rooms were clean and spacious, serviced with amenities such as a TV and air conditioning, with ours overlooking the beautiful beach just outside. Food was fantastic and my kids are so so happy with our stay. Best decision I ever made this holiday.
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Response from Culture Resort, Owner at Culture Resort
Responded Jan 20, 2024
Thanks 756kalingad for your excellent review, it says all about our hotel. Our team highly appreciates your gratitude. You came as guests and left as friends. We wish you and your lovely family all the best with everything
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Okindu D wrote a review Dec 2023
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Fantastic resort and fantastic service. The staff are incredibly friendly and go above and beyond to ensure your stay is as comfortable and enriching as possible. Lovely lovely people and would absolutely stay here again when we next visit Sri Lanka!
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Azahra R wrote a review Dec 2023
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We had a wonderful stay with our family, 5 adults and 4 kids. The rooms were super clean, beds ultra comfortable and the pool was a ton of fun for the kids. The morning breakfast was amazing, started with a juice, we chose Sri Lankan - string hoppers, 3 types of bread, curries all tasted wonderful. Lots of tea and coffee. The staff and owner were very hospitable and accommodating and friendly faces! We will definitely be back and I would recommend this place to anyone.
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Date of stay: December 2023
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champa s wrote a review Nov 2023
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Everything was simple and perfect. Very tastefully designed boutique hotel. The staff and the owner who was there were friendly and helpful. The food was tasty. The hotel name board was a bit difficult to find but other than that everything was clean and good. Small and clean pool inside. Would definitely visit again.
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Date of stay: November 2023
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Response from Culture Resort, Owner at Culture Resort
Responded Dec 4, 2023
Thanks a lot Champa for your review and great ratings, it encouraged our team to continue excellent care for our guest
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PRICE RANGE
$75 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceMatara
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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Frequently Asked Questions about Culture Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Culture Resort?
Nearby attractions include Polhena Beach (0.3 miles), VYANNI (0.4 miles), and Ceylon Gems and Jewellery (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Culture Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Culture Resort?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Culture Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Culture Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Culture Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Colette, My-Home-Resort, and Meraki Madiha.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Culture Resort?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool during their stay.
Does Culture Resort have airport transportation?
Yes, Culture Resort offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Culture Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Culture Resort?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Star Fort (1.2 miles).