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Tissamaharama
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have to say to start with that this is my second review of this place, and that I am biased, in the sense that, as a long time resident of Sri Lanka, I have particular affection for Hambantota Resthouse. The point I want to make is, as implied in my heading, this is a place off the tourist itinerary;...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 7 July 2016

My Wife and I together with my nephew and his two daughters from Canada and my sister and daughter left by a van to Hambantota Rest House, where we stayed 3 nights.We took the usual Galle Road instead of the highway so that the visitors from Canada could enjoy the villages all the way.First stop was under the coconut palsat...

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Ratnapura, null, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 13 September 2014

I arrived at trip hambantota rest house .affteer 10 house journey from the hambantota district. late at night,in order to watch tha karoka dance following day. they informed me,with a cruel smile on their face that i hade not phoned them to confirm my stay,so i cod not stay hear .considering had phoned the hotel twice, then fist time 2013...

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Thank Sarath Wipula T
Colombo
Reviewed 1 January 2014

Stayed one night, thank goodness! The Resthouse is managed by the Urban Development Authority (UDA) and is manned by a few (understaffed) uncouth men, who know to barely clean and bring or take away dishes from the table. The room and toilet were spacious. We got room # 116 (last room on ground floor). The a/c was good. It was...

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Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2013

I arrived at the rest house, after a 10 hour journey from the Gampaha district, late at night, in order to watch the cricket the following day. They informed me, with a cruel smile on their face that I had not phoned them to confirm my stay, so I could not stay here. Considering I had phoned the hotel twice,...

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Tissamaharama
Reviewed 21 November 2013

Although rather run down, Hambantota Resthouse retains its classic colonial ambiance, and, as with many of Sri Lanka's old world resthouses has a lovely view: in this case over Hambantota's fishing harbour. There's only 'nothing to do' if you don't look around. Superb walks along the coast - to the right of the harbour and resthouse, going all the way...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 25 October 2013

We stayed at Hambantota just for one night as we had to take our plane at Mattala Airport early in the morning. As expected, there is no much to see and do at Hambantota for now. The new Mattala Airport may change this in the future, we'll see... The hotel has potential and a renovation may make it a good...

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1Thank LaTyyy
Reviewed 27 January 2013

We stayed two days at the Resthouse and this was definitely one of the worst places we have been in Sri Lanka. The room was spacious but not clean. The food was horrible. They used canned vegetables. The staff except the waiter is not very friendly.The only positive thing was our trip to the Bundula National Park.

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Bandarawela, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 17 September 2012

Last week our family members with my brother John (Dr.in UK ) HIS WIFE JOY HIS DAUGHTER NIIOMI stayed at the rest house . Their services are good meals are tasty . Superb view from the rest house .The place is quiet and comfortable ideal for holiday makers. On the following day we visited Yala and enjoyed the trip. Plenty...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Hambantota Rest House

Address: Murray Road | Hambanthota, Hambantota 82000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Hambantota
Price Range: €21 - €42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Hambantota Rest House Sri Lanka
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Higher floors have less A/C unit noise"”
 of 5 bubbles sarathwipulat, 12 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Last room on the varandha is carpeted”
 of 5 bubbles 1LifeStand, 31 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Hambantota Rest House is a nice place to stay . Comfortable rooms with bath in each room. Services are good clean room tasty meals and fine view. i recommend this place for accommodation to any one .”
 of 5 bubbles EBENSAMUEL, 17 Sep 2012 | Read review
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