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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed five nights in the new cabana directly on the beach. The cabana was beautiful and clean. It has a big bed with a mosquito net, a fan, AC, a big bathroom and there was a hammock in front of the cabana. You can have breakfast, snacks and dinner and everything was really delicious (the rice and curry was...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I've loved every minute of my very long stay at galaxy lounge. My little budget cabana, at the back, was perfect for me. Huge bed and seperate outdoor bathroom, where you can watch the monkeys play, whilst you take a shower! The uncluttered view of the ocean, from the restaurant is just stunning. Food can be pricey but is always...

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Athens, Georgia
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Spent 4 nights here in July, relaxing and taking in the Arugam Bay sights and sounds. Hospitality is tip top, and the food was some of the best I had in Sri Lanka! The squash curry (or was it pumpkin?) was absolutely fantastic. Also, the American pancakes will feed a crew with buttery deliciousness. Beach is a little steep for...

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Cosenza, Italy
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We simply loved our stay there! Galaxy has relaxing, friendly atmosphere, it symbolizes everything what Arugam Bay means for me. Forever in my memories Arugam Bay will equal Galaxy Lounge. The cabanas are in a garden, just few steps from the ocean. The place is located a bit aside of the Arugam Bay, so the beach is calm a quite...

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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Loved my stay at Galaxy and really did feel very much at home. I stayed in one of the little bean shacks which are basic, but good value for having your own room and gives your beach stay a lovely rustic feel. It's just far enough out of Arugam Bay that your not right in the thick of all the...

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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We came to Arugam bay and booked at the beach hut where it was all a bit disappointing. When we passed the Galaxy lounge, it looked so nice and chilled, it was exactly what we where looking for. Right on the beach, and very good vibes. We asked if there was a room available and the next day we could...

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

This hotel was my favourite in the whole of Sri Lanka. The food has to be ordered in advance, but it is worth waiting for - the kiribath (milk rice) and chili-onion sambol - a breakfast of kings - green bean and avocado salad, aubergine curry, hummus and paratha, lime and arak cocktails, all making my mouth water even now....

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Reviewed 21 August 2016

We spent some very happy days here. Sure, it's a bit ramshackle in places, and service is a bit slow, but somehow that seems to suit the place. And all you have to do is remember to let the staff know when you'd like to eat - well worth it, as the food was delicious throughout our stay. Don't forget...

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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

... at a really nice and chilly place! The food is delicious, fresh & creative. Try the Barbecue, it's worth the money! Thank you all for the perfect stay! Thank you Pi for the funny evenings & thank you Hassan for the cooking class!!! We will come back!

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Vleuten, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Yes the budget rooms do need some modernization and yes, service can be a bit slow but the atmosphere is great, the restaurant has great food and Sri, Pee and the rest of the crew are very nice and kind souls. Just take a hammock or a couch and relax. They organized surfing lessons for our kids and the Pottuvil...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A great place to stay. The staff give you anything you might need and they are friendly. The guy that runs the place has a great sense of humour and their is an older lady who does a great job of your laundry. The huts a rustic yet comfortable. They are not dirty - but they could be a bit cleaner. However, this place is miles cleaner than many other places in Arugam Bay. There were no rats and the plumbing was good - which is more than can be said for other places. I will stay there again when I return to Arugam bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Galaxy Lounge Hotel

Address: Pottuvil, Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Arugam Bay > Pottuvil
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Galaxy Lounge Hotel Sri Lanka/Pottuvil
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“The cabanas at the front, on stilts, are great...cheaper options at the back”
 of 5 bubbles clareisaacClareisaac, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you choose the beach front cabins, be prepared to share with chipmunks in the roof”
 of 5 bubbles Eaglescliffe, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Not sure the treetop cabanas are worth the extra price”
 of 5 bubbles rebswitz, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Stilted cabana on the right has the best view we thought.”
 of 5 bubbles Breezy71, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There are ground floor, or first floor cabanas. We had a ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 825veerles, 1 Aug 2015 | Read review
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