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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Beautiful location. My wife & I stayed at Rockside Cabanas for 6 days. In their beachfront cabana, as seen on the picture. Sitting on the balcony and viewing the waves rolling in made everything perfect. The sea is shallow, and while swimming, turtles are passing by. The property is run with perfection. It is clean, very well organized, and the...

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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 1 September 2015

My wife, daughter and I stayed in the luxurious third floor family suite, with two separate bedrooms and a spacious balcony overlooking the garden and sea. There is lovely art and unique architecture throughout the hotel. Despite the rains, we enjoyed swims daily at the beautiful beach. The restaurant served delicious and filling breakfasts and delightful dinners. As we were...

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Berkel en Rodenrijs
Reviewed 18 August 2015

The owners of Rockside could be forgiven if, after the devastation of the Tsunami, they packed up and went home, but they rebuilt the entire place to its original splendor: and you'll be glad they did. The Cabanas themselves are comfortable and kinda quaint and very well suited for this kind of beach stay. The garden is among the nicest...

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Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Excellent, beautiful beach, germain precíz, abszolut cleaning,oceanwiew bungallows and big rooms have, and many restaurant on the beach.,shop and diving closed,this hotel s have a diving center, very good . Galle just 10 minits by bus.

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Dubai
Reviewed 1 May 2015

Beach Cabanas 1-2 TV-none ( which was excellent as i was not there to watch tv ) A/C - none in Cabanas only in rooms in main house - our mother did find it a little difficult with the heat ( and Rockside could give extra fan if needed) Beds - very comfortable Mini-Bar-was there but not really used Security-i...

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England
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Spent 3 nights here last week in 2 cabanas, peaceful and simple, both beautifully presented. Great location by calm sea pool for swimming and snorkelling, turtles while we were there. Spectacular Starry night skies. Food at breakfast and dinner very good, and plus of free filtered water. Thank you Renate and staff, we will be back. Lyn, Danny, Lucy and...

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Reviewed 2 April 2015

Whilst not the cheapest stay in Unawatuna Rock Side cabanas should appeal to all those who want to get away from it all. The German owner is attentive, always available and very helpful. The rooms are spotless with very comfy beds (however my girlfriend felt the towels were not as 'luxurious' as they should be). The breakfast is lovely with...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Having read some reviews we were rather worried about staying here-absolutely no need to have been! Although the room was rather basic and could really do with being updated it was O.K. as we didn't spend a lot of time there.The rest of the place was immaculate,from the restaurant to the beautiful gardens where there were plenty of sun loungers...

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Kenmare
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Rockside Cabanas is a credit to its owner Renate, it is clean, well organised, the food is great, the gardens are immaculate. it sits next to a small swimming lagoon, and is a haven of tranquility right in front of the sea. We had cabana 2 and ate on our veranda just watching the waves come in.For the price you...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Our introduction to Rockside cabanas was not promising - after our car breaking down on the Colombo highway after a late night flight into Sri Lanka we finally arrived at the cabanas at 1am. Despite being sure I had sent a reminder of the late arrival, we weren't expected and so it took some time to be admitted. Once we...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ROCKSIDE CABANAS HOTEL - directly at the Mihiripenna/Dalawella beach! Jump from your bed straight into the 28° C warm water of the ocean. Relax in a hammock under the coconut palms in the 1.000 m² garden of the ROCKSIDE in Mihiripenna near Unawatuna. And in the evening you'll probably lounge in our garden restaurant or on your veranda, sipping a cool drink and enjoying the spectacular sunset over the sea.If you want to perfectly relax just ask us to take care of you - or stay completely private in your CABANA or your APARTMENT. At our own UNAWATUNA DIVING CENTRE, PADI Resort S-36133, situated directly on the beach, only 2 km away from ROCKSIDE we offer you daily snorkeling trips and fun dives to our different dive spots (reef, rock, wrack). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rockside Cabanas Hotel

Address: 668 Matara Road | Mihiripenna / Thalpe, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: €49 - €99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rockside Cabanas Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“cabanas are independant suites, rooms are large and comfortable with colonial wooden furniture”
 of 5 bubbles SKkoh_sg, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you feel the heat choose an apartment & not a cabana”
 of 5 bubbles Pandp1313, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Cabannas were great”
 of 5 bubbles cmclean_15, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“People who have a light sleeper better take a cabana in the back or an appartement.”
 of 5 bubbles Arnold_Gabi, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The seafront cabanas look amazing...if we go back we would pay the extra!”
 of 5 bubbles RoyChalmers, 18 Nov 2015 | Read review
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