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Dingle, Ireland
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Big and airy rooms right at the beach, very friendly staff and lots and lots of space to hang out. The sound of the rough sea at night is magical. Looks a bit rundown from the front but the setting is unbeatable.

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Stoke Newington, London
Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

This hotel has a great spot right on the beach between Medaketiya and Marakolliya beach. This gives you easy access to the calmer waters around the wave breaks (the rocks and strong waves make swimming very difficult anywhere else) and to little rock pools you can relax in. We paid $26/night including breakfast. The rooms are basic but fairly clean....

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Superb location - right on Beach (best location in Tangalle). Fantastic views. Our room had a world class balcony view along the beach (Sanrel is he only hotel we saw that is actualy right ON the Beach all the others are behind the road) . Truly nice people running the place. Nice food. Place has heaps of character and the...

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Jeevan G, Owner at Sanrel Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Jakob Thank you for choosing our hotel, and for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your accommodations. Our hotel aims to provide a truly unique experience, and we are thrilled that we were able to exceed your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel in...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2015

I read a review about this hotel before we booked and it said that they wished they would have found this beach earlier in their stay. Well, I'm glad I read that review because although the hotel is not five start luxury and is very basic (which is what I expected), the location is incredible with the lagoon on one...

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Jeevan G, Owner at Sanrel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. I greatly appreciate your comments about aspects of the room that need updating. It is a pleasure to announce that we will be implementing many of...

Reviewed 11 January 2015

We were here i november and it was very nice and quiet and felt like a more personal alternative compare to the bigger touristresorts! Big and clean room, comfy beed, good food and very nice staff! Bad thing is that the watercurrance is very strong so not good for swimming!

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Jeevan G, Owner at Sanrel Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Sofia and joel Thank you for choosing our hotel, and for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your accommodations. Our hotel aims to provide a truly unique experience, and we are thrilled that we were able to exceed your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to our...

Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Reviewed 6 January 2015

We stayed here after our booking with an alternative hotel fell through. After walking down the beach and everywhere being full we got lucky and got a room here due to a cancellation. We were able to bargain the price down to $40 with breakfast.....we probably would have been unhappy with it if we had paid $60 because the room...

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Jeevan G, Manager at Sanrel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for choosing our hotel, and for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your accommodations.Our hotel aims to provide a truly unique experience, and we are thrilled that we were able to exceed your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel in the...

Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

Staff are lovely & accommodating, however this should not overshadow the fact that the property is tired & rundown and in desperate need of some renovations. After 4 days of cold showers & sleeping on an uncomfortable bed w/awful pillows we were happy to say au revoir.

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Jeevan G, Manager at Sanrel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. I greatly appreciate your comments about aspects of the room that need updating. It is a pleasure to announce that we will be implementing many of...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 15 December 2014

I started my 2-week SL beach segment in Goyanbokke (SP?) Beach in a dark cabana, and a 5 min. walk down a dark and narrow fence of coconut trees before coming to a small cove with a nice beach. This beach hotel was 3km out of Tangalle, so felt very isolated and claustrophobic especially since this is the rainy season,...

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Jeevan G, Manager at Sanrel Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Faith Thank you for choosing our hotel, and for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your accommodations. Our hotel aims to provide a truly unique experience, and we are thrilled that we were able to exceed your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel in...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 19 March 2014

It sounds like a cliche, but I can honestly say that I feel Sanrel is my home away from home in Sri Lanka. Kanthi and Kumaru made us feel instantly welcome and I could have stayed much longer. The food is fabulous - try the fish curry and the traditional breakfast in particular - and the setting perfect for long...

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Scenic Rim, Australia
Reviewed 8 March 2014

The Green Jewel Hotel has a new name "Hotel Sanrel" Hotel Sanrel is managed by lovely Kanthi & her children. Directly on the Golden Beaches of Tangalle with crashing waves. Ideal for surfing, boogie boarding, body surfing or just wave jumping. Turtle Watching at Rekawa Beach, Blow Hole, Canoeing on the lagoon, we walked the 1.5km to Tangalle Township along...

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Sanrel is sitting in Paradise, rooms with Beach and Lagoon views. The Golden beaches stretching as far as the eye can see. Crystal clear crashing waves, surrounded by Palm and Coconut trees. And all this run by young and energetic staff. Hotel Sanrel provides traditional Sri Lankan food ,choice of western and all seafood(crabs/lobsters/mullets/prawns/cuttlefish) is daily caught. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanrel Hotel

Address: No 63 Medaketiya Beach, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka (Formerly Green Jewel Hotel)
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle
Price Range: €10 - €25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Ask for one of the rooms at the front, downstairs with a veranda and a view of the sea.”
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 of 5 bubbles dpshaer, 27 Jan 2015 | Read review
“2nd floor (and soon, new 3rd flr) rooms have sweeping beach, bay views, and peak-a-boo views of the lagoon. However, ground flr has decks you can literally walk a few steps to the water. You decide.”
 of 5 bubbles travelwithfaith2014, 15 Dec 2014 | Read review
“The rooms overlooking the beach are great-a stones throw from the beautiful warm water.”
 of 5 bubbles AndrewN544, 2 Jul 2013 | Read review
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