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Main Reef Hotel and Restaurant

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Tel Aviv
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Main Reef Guest House is a great place to stay in Hikkaduwa. The location is good about 1 mile south of the train station. The breakfast is on the beach and is great. The stuff is nice and helpful. The rooms are clean and convenient. Air-conditioning is available plus a fun. There are hot water. The food in the restaurant...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hikkaduwa's beaches are split in two - one crowded small beach near the railway station and the massive hotel, and one ENORMOUS beach just to the South. The Main Reef Hotel is near the top of the enormous beach which stretches for miles, and has all the chilled out bars and restaurants on it, so the location could not be...

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Bedfordshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our third stay at Main Reef. Great location right on the beach, fabulous staff and the best food served in Hikkaduwa. Rooms are spacious and spotlessly clean. Thanks Ruwan for another great stay!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Just spent five nights at Main Reef, great choice. Clean basic rooms with strong AC. Right on the beach with surf rentals/lessons next door. Staff is super friendly and the included breakfast was delicious. Highly recommend if you're looking for a no frills stay in Hikkaduwa.

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Totnes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

It is right on the beach. Good room with air conditioning and ensuite; meals at tables on the beach; friendly staff; superb breakfast included. If you want a reasonably cheap, clean place to stay this is ideal.

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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I'd say this is a Budget hotel and definitely worth every penny! We paid alot more for worse rooms while traveling around Sri Lanka and this was the best by far! Very friendly staff, the rooms basic but reflected price. Clean. Shower was hot and powerful. Food was really good there and reasonable! Breakfast was amazing for the price included...

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I arrived after a long trip from Nuwara. It was late and I was tired. I had mistakenly thought I had booked a room with a sea view and quite upset to find out that wasn't the case. However the owner was more then accommodating. He offered to switch me to the sea view room the next day. This place...

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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This is our second time in Sri Lanka and our second time at Main Reef! This year we stayed there for 8 nights. The location is very good, right at the beach. The breakfast is amazing, love it! The atmosphere is very nice and everyone in the staff is so friendly. I highly recommend this hotel. The rooms are clean...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

From the food, the chilled but amazing service, beautiful air-conditioned room and perfect location this is the best place in Hikkaduwa! Located on the sand, surf spots straight out the front, walking distance to lots of different food places and shops. The staff here also are great in helping organising driver/tours. We have already booked to come back!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed for 3 nights in August this year. We had the ocean view room for the first 2 nights and then moved into a room on the street side for the last night. (We only moved as we decided at the last minute to extend our stay and the ocean view room wasn't available). Room was...

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Airport Transportation
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Additional Information about Main Reef Hotel and Restaurant

Address: 462/1 Galle Road | Wewala, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Hikkaduwa
Price Range: $44 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Main Reef Hotel and Restaurant 2*
Number of rooms: 213
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Hikkaduwa
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Hikkaduwa
#7 Romantic Hotel in Hikkaduwa
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“Ask for the sea view (only 2 rooms)”
thiagon409, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with ocean view”
carloscsengo, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Further back for quiet? See the review for more.”
KaVee2013, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room away from street facing to avoid the noise of traffic or use earplugs.”
TamisCanada, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Try to upper floor sea view room.”
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boundule, 25 Oct 2015 | Read review
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