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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We stayed at Handegedara for 5 nights and returned for our last night in Sri Lanka. We had such a lovely stay with the staff being really helpful and friendly and the owner being so warm and hospitable (as we found throughout lovely Sri Lanka). The young man who was their chef cooked AMAZING food. Would highly recommend this hotel....

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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We are a family of five. The hotel allowed us to stay in a four person suite which made our stay very worthwhile! The staff are amazing, everyone was pleasant and eager to assist. The facility is beautiful. The swimming pool is fantastic. We sent our laundry out and the price was surprisingly reasonable. Its a bit of a walk...

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for 3 nights, and it was pretty good. The location is 5 minutes walk to Mirissa beach, and a few minutes from the bus stop by tuk tuk. Room is nice size and clean, which has balcony overlooking the swimming pool. The breakfast was included; Sri Lankan style buffet, and they cooked the eggs to order. I...

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Oostende
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We arrived july 1st at 4.30 AM. They arranged airport transport for us so we arrived there around 8 AM. As we have been travelling for 14 hours, we were very glad we could check in and get some sleep! lovely little hotel with great family rooms, very spacious! Nice pool and a short walk to the beach. The owners...

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The pros: the staff are amazing, so friendly and definitely this hotels biggest asset. They helped us organise a driver for our trip around Sri Lanka with some other hotel guests. The location is pretty good and just a short stroll to the beach, however it can be difficult walking back at night as the road is not well lit....

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We stayed at a deluxe room at Handagedara (Moon house) for a couple of days while visiting Mirissa for Whale watching. The hotel is 10 minutes walk from the bay where all the boats leave from and 15 minutes walk to the main beach. There is a smaller 'secret beach' closer but it pales in comparison to the main beach....

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Stayed 2 nights at the Handagerdara Resort during a week-long tour around Sri Lanka. The room was really comfortable, with good AC and decent wifi. The location of the hotel is literally 5 minutes walking from the beach, where there are tons of dining options. The hotel does have a pool, which is nice to lounge by, but it's nothing...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

I stayed in eight different hotels while in Sri Lanka and this was my favorite. You have to stay here. First off, Mirissa beach is the best beach in southern Sri Lanka and it's a three minute walk from this hotel. It's a fabulous location and the price is unbeatable. The grounds are enchanting. The staff was incredibly friendly and...

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Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

We really loved our stay at Hadagedara resort. Firstly the room is really comfortable, with good air conditioning and a supply of bottled water. The resort itself has a pool, it is also really close to the beach, easy 5 min walk. The staff are super friendly, the owner is just beautiful, her nature epitomises the friendliness of Sri Lanka,...

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Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights at this hotel. We stayed in a cheaper room on the first night then a nicer room for the other 2 nights. Both rooms were fine and with AC. The nicer room had a balcony and overlooked the pool. The rooms were clean and newish. Breakfast ok. Wifi ok.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Delightful example of a period house from the colonial era. Newly renovated, more than a hundred years old, home of a school head master. This house features early wood work of windows doors and columns. Has 5 double bed rooms and a single bed rooms, all with ensuite shower rooms. There are three d/b rooms in the upper floor and two d/b rooms and the single bed room in the ground floor. All rooms have hot water and free wifi access and all d/b rooms have AC. All the household equipments like refrigerator, washing machine, irons, hair dryers, coffee makers, microwave oven, etc. are available in the villa. In addition to this old colonial type house, there is a new building with 8 modern rooms. They all have AC, hot water, balconies facing swimming pool, mini fridge, etc. There is a swimming pool and a spacious garden to relax in with cup of tea. Walking distance (100 m) to attractive beach of Mirrissa. Five minute walk to Mirrissa fishing harbour where you can find many kinds of fresh seafoods.You can also have a taste of fresh vegetables, a variety of tropical fruits ranging from mangoes, pineapples, bananas, etc found in the area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Handagedara Resort

Address: Harbour Road, Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Mirissa
Price Range: $72 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Handagedara Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Our room was at the floor level and it was very good”
mbarel, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All a/c rooms are facing pool.”
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“If you like outside space, choose a room with a balcony, great for relaxing first thing in the morning or last thing at night.”
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“Ground floor is good for elderly visitors.”
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“Standard rooms are in the main (old) house off the entrance hall and are more prone to noise”
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