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Traveller (218)
Room & Suite (56)
Pool & Beach (20)
Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“shakshuka”(31 reviews)
“communal table”(17 reviews)
“the follies”(14 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
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All reviewsshakshukacommunal tablethe folliessri lankasound of the wavesplace to staynice cabanasmeet other travellersthe ownerfriendly vibeother guestslaid backstayed for weeksa great staytuk tukoff seasonnice place
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The folly is not just a wonderfull and peacefull place to stay it’s also a place a sharing and happyness. All the staff il lovely and will do everything to help. Every 2 days there’s amazing fish bbc ! ❤️

1  Thank Quentin D
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Heaven alert!! We stayed in The Folly for Three weeks,and It was Perfect. Shiraz,Muba,Rishad,and Khan were proffesionals,they will take care of all your needs(from surfing classes to transportation ,laundry ,advice and a good talk). The place is located right on the beach so the sand...More

2  Thank רועי א
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Me and my friend stayed at the folly for a week and it was absolutely amazing. Mostly did the friendly staff make our stay very pleasant. The staff organized all the arrangements that we requested: surf lessons, scooter trips etc. We would definitely recommend this...More

2  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed May 14, 2018

*** This review is about the restaurant only. I don’t know about the quality of the lodgings, as we didn’t stay there. *** Fresh fish, a charcoal BBQ and the beach. What can possibly go wrong? Well, just about everything. The BBQ guy on the...More

1  Thank EdEase
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

I arrived to Arugam bay with no place to stay, and after asking around I fell in love with this little corner. And it did nit disappoint me. I had a nice bed-hut right in front of the beach. All the staff I met (especially...More

2  Thank Albert C
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$30 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Details
Price range
US$30 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (218)
Room & Suite (56)
Pool & Beach (20)
Dining (11)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Gabrielle C
June 2, 2017|
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Response from TheFolly A | Property representative |
Hi yes we have room. Thanks
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Elena R
May 4, 2017|
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Response from TheFolly A | Property representative |
Hi Yes we have availability.ill reserve it for you. Thanks
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Room Tips
"A/C Room (but bit expensive)"
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"Take the cabanas if possible ;)"
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"Take a folly at the beach, you won't regret it"
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"Large choice of accommodation here"
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