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Colombo, Sri Lanka
excellent for budget travelers but service is awesome
Review of Opal Resort
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed Aug 31, 2016
We stayed there for two days. Charging is very cheap. but rooms .toilets and everything was absolute clean. if you pay some bit more money you can have a good dinner. they made some sri lankan foods and they were tasty to heaven.

Best staff I met in sri lanka..This is a family own pale. so the owner and his mother is living downstairs. Owner, Harindu is really kind and genuine. He will help you to go Whale watching, He will arrange it to you with good price..

Backpackers or budget traveler this is not just for you but also if you need calm and less people where you stay come and say hello to this palce.
Date of stay: March 2016
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Reviewed April 9, 2016

My family stayed in this hotel for 3 nights while our vacation in Sri Lanka last month. I really love my stay at Opal Resort. It's only few minutes walk to the beach. Manager was very helpful and made all the arrangement through out our visit. The room was amazing. The food was incredible good and very beautifully displayed. I'm 100% satisfied and would recommend to anyone who looking for a place stay in Mirissa.

Date of stay: March 2016
  • Trip type: Traveled with family
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1  Thank Ayodya R
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Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

I really loved my stay at the Opal Resort. It's about 5 minutes walk to the beach and is in a very quiet area of town. Rooms were clean, but no AC. It was quite warm in Mirissa although my room had a fan over the bed, which cooled me down at night pretty well. The hosts were great! They helped to arrange transport for me from Mirissa to Ella and even set me up with another couple that was traveling there at the same time so we could share a car and split the cost.

Date of stay: March 2016
Trip type: Traveled solo
Thank Melissa D
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Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

Loved opal resorts, the family was so kind, great breakfast, super service and beautiful house. 5 minutes walk from the beach and very close to center. We had such a wonderful time there. The manager is very helpful and they picked us up from the airport for a small charge. Overall perfect stay!

Date of stay: March 2016
Thank Shereen A
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Reviewed March 13, 2016

My mum and I stayed 2 nights in february, beautiful house in a perfect location (5 min to the Beach), very clean room, wifi, very friendly peoples, they booked for us the whale watching... 100% recommended !

Date of stay: February 2016
Trip type: Traveled with family
Thank CLEMENCE B
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Reviewed February 29, 2016

it's really worth it to stay here a few days.
the owner and his family are really really friendly and also very helpful. the owner helped us with organizing snorkeling tours and whale watching tours, was calling the different agencies to ask about the availability and gave us recommendations about the different ones. I had lots of bites and the mother gave me a great sri lankan "ayuverveda" oil that really helps. We wanted to have a sprite to dinner and the father drove to a supermarket to buy two. (we were a littel ashamed because we didn't want that he's going just because of us.. so so friendly!) (just some examples)
otherwise, the breakfast was really good. a perfect mix of european and sri lankan food. a type of eggs, marmelade, butter, toast, fruits, tea/coffee and something special sri lankan. just great!
We also took the dinner in the guesthouse because the owners mother was cooking very delicious rice and curry. this was the reason to eat there 3 times. the price was also really fair!
furthermore the guesthouse is only a 5 minute walk away from the beach, perfectly located away from the noise of the beachfront but not to far away.
we took the room with the own bathroom. it was clean a small room but enough place anyway. it's just a room to sleep, not to stay for the whole day ;) and about the showers: we had cold and also warm water! so no problem!!!
altogether a great stay at a great family guesthouse!
Thank you very much!

Date of stay: February 2016
  • Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Thank katha p
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