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    Home Stay Strand

    218 Yaddehimulla Road | Yaddehimulla, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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          Breakfast included
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          Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

          Home Stay Strand is a beautiful tropical oasis tucked in behind Unawatuna Beach. We had the pleasure of staying with Asoka and his family and it is one of the most memorable places we have ever stayed. Asoka is a kind and hospitable man who...More

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          Response from gr8asoka, Owner at Home Stay StrandResponded 8 June 2015

          It was nice to hear from you again after your travels. We really enjoyed your company and I am thankful for your all star Review. Thanks for the invitation to visit but NZ is in the other coner of the world, but we hope you...More

          Reviewed 25 March 2015

          we had a nice room with a veranda overlooking the jungle-like part of the garden including monkeys squirrels and a lot of different birds. The rest of the garden is also very beautiful with a lot of different plants and a lot of flowers. The...More

          Thank Frank v
          Response from gr8asoka, Owner at Home Stay StrandResponded 8 June 2015

          Thank you for the 5 Star review, we are happy to tell you reviews like yours help us bag the "C of E" for the second year in succession. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us.

          Reviewed 8 February 2015

          A very special place in Unawatuna today, Strand home stay. It's what Unawatuna used to be some twenty years ago. The place needs a proper refurbishment and then it's a real gem. A forgotten piece of the paradise Unawatuna used to be. Please let the...More

          Thank bovmet
          Response from Asoka_una, Owner at Home Stay StrandResponded 21 February 2015

          Thank you for your kind review

          Reviewed 11 January 2015

          The house has an ideal location in landscaped grounds just a short walk from the beach. Asoka is very friendly and has some interesting stories to tell about the early days of his guest house. A must for Duran Duran fans! Our room was big...More

          Thank katejwiseman
          Response from Asoka_una, Owner at Home Stay StrandResponded 29 January 2015

          Thank you so much for your kind words, we were happy to have you stay with us.

          Reviewed 2 December 2014

          We're just back from a very enjoyable week long stay in unawatuna. We hadnt booked anywhere but stumbled upon this place and loved it so much we stayed for 7 nights. The room was very spacious with 4 poster bed and balcony. Breakfast was delicious,...More

          Thank Sheena F
          Response from Asoka_una, Owner at Home Stay StrandResponded 29 January 2015

          We were lucky to have you stay in our home and we too enjoyed your company.

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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Beachfront
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Airport Transportation
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          • US$18 - US$38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Number of rooms
          • 7
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          • Location
          • Sri Lanka >
          • Southern Province >
          • Galle District >
          • Unawatuna
          • Also Known As
          • Home Stay Strand Hotel Unawatuna
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          Room Tips
          "Antiques styled rooms and well maintained"
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          "Try and get a room with a balcony or a small terrace."
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          "Rooms vary, some with ac, check with Asoka."
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          "Every room is good!"
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