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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed there 2 times in July and August. Rooms are fine. Clean. Shared bathrooms need more often attention. Namal is a Friendly manager, always looking to help. Closer to main surfing joint. Just a 2,3 min walk. Best place for the money I paid.

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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We got our own cabin, with a bedroom and a toilet. The cabin was fine, but no hot water and we needed to request a sheets to sleep with. but the staff was nice and helped us when we got our key stolen with no problems and no extra payment.

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Thank Celine B
Galle, Sri Lanka
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Has enough facilities.. less interruptions, and ideal place to live if you're looking for a budget plan. good supportive crew. All good conditions. Safe and Calm environment. Safari Cab is there. Scooters can be obtained near by to travel around. Stayed two times there..

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Thank Dulith K
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

It was cheap and the air had air con but that's pretty much the positive i have to say about this place. Our room was basicly only a bed and very little floor space. Bathroom was shared and very dirty because the drain was not working properly. The sink didn't work at all and when we arrived there was no... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Arugam Bay is such an awesome place for tourists to visit. Always something going on, loads of variety of places to eat and drink and surfing for beginners or elite. It is a lot more touristy than some of Sri Lanka, with lots of backpackers. Hopefully it doesn't turn into a Thailand type of party place as it's still beautiful... More 

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Reviewed 9 August 2016

So disappointed about this fantastic place that could be better I would like to have some where else A real rip off Negotiate the prices would be a plus Have a request before to sign or sleep there go to upali it's way better

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Thank Ma N
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived here thinking we were getting a really cheap price off a website to find out that they were suggesting it was a muck up on the website (ended up paying triple the advertised price) - we later heard of the same thing happening to others and finding the same cheap price on multiple websites therefore the hotel was... More 

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South Africa
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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

A quaint little setting off the main strip that looks like of a mix between back packer meets bohemian... however don't stumble past like we did for the first few weeks, step through the entrance and be delighted by the fresh food, juices and amazing curry buffet all served up at some of the best prices on the strip!

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We rented the family bungalow for two nights for only $104 AUD which was super cheap between 5 of us. The room had a pretty poor layout and could do with restructuring in terms of the bathroom and height of the doorways but otherwise this hotel had an excellent location, friendly staff and was exactly what you need at the... More 

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Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights out of a 7 night stay in Arugam Bay before moving to better and cheaper accommodation. Rooms are pretty basic. Family bungalow which we had booked was small and noisy being right next to restaurant which fronts the hotel. Moved to a double at back of property which was better. Didn't eat in restaurant but... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This is Formerly Sooriyas Hotel, one of the well established hotel in Arugam Bay, now refurbished and under new management as The hotel Paradise ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hotel Paradise Arugam Bay

Address: Main Road, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka (Formerly Sooriyas Hotel)
Region: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Arugam Bay
Price Range: €9 - €17 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“clean linen, private bathrooms, shared bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles poornachathuraw, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“good central location and close to the beach”
 of 5 bubbles celineb750, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have shared bathroom. below one has attached bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles , 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Every rooms are same condition. No need to worry about that.”
 of 5 bubbles Lakmal78, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“if you are surfer this is the place”
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 of 5 bubbles pertersmith, 4 Feb 2015 | Read review
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