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Lille, France
Reviewed 2 December 2013

I came for the first time in 2009 by recommandation and at that time it was definitely much cheaper to stay at Samaru's. Can't blame the tourism to be back but the prices tripled and the rooms stayed in the same state since i last visited. No Hot water in the shower and no pressure which anyway forces you to...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 November 2013

I don't usually write reviews, but for this I will make an exception. Do not stay here if you are a female alone or with a group of females. Me and two other friends stayed here for just over a week and we were treated very poorly. Firstly- during the first and only surf lesson we had, the owner of...

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5Thank Elisa872013
Paris, France
Reviewed 29 October 2013 via mobile

The "guest house" has a nice place in front of the bay. 6 rooms with fans and a/c and 8 more soon. The beds are ok and relatively quiet. The cooking is great and the staff is very friendly. They also have boards to rent and they are in good state (NSP). We stayed 4 days and 4 good days.

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Stamford, Connecticut
Reviewed 15 June 2013

They are quite rowdy bunch of people running this place. Who can turn violent very easily. Saw them pick fights w/ multiple guests without good reason. Rooms and rates are reasonable. But would recommend staying at another place.

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4Thank Aj R
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 10 June 2013

I stayed at the Samaru Beach House together with a few friends in July 2013. It was the last station of our round trip, just a few days at the beach to relax before flying home. And it was truly a nice experience to stay here. The manager of the house was most welcoming and helpful in every matter. He...

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Thank Fairdl
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 14 April 2013

If you go to Sri Lanka, don't have Westerner expectations or it is best you stay home. Life is slow, service is poor on the island. Don't forget you are on holiday in a beautiful country. So, just chill. The Pros: This guesthouse is ok if you travel as a group of 5/10 people and want to surf. That's it....

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3Thank bluemoon_A
Reviewed 12 April 2013 via mobile

This place is in a great spot and the rooms are clean. To be fair , the guy did give us a fan room downstairs for 2000 rupees which is 1500 off what we read as the normal price! The room was nice and clean and everything worked fine, it also had an actual spring mattress which was a first...

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1Thank Kellysulli
Reviewed 5 April 2013

This is one of those places that you leave, not quite sure. We stayed at this place for two weeks. Although it looked like it had great potential, that thought was quickly retracted having experienced a few question marks. We took one of the top double rooms, half board costing $66 per day. The rooms are atrocious, their moderately cleaned,...

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1Thank dixiefly
Kandy
Reviewed 23 February 2013

We booked the Samaru for a short break, calling the day before to ensure the booking was in place. We turned up to find that there was no room for us (we were not alone in this experience as another pair of travellers were going thought the same thing when we arrived as well). After a long journey this was...

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1Thank Sal J
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Weligama was our third stop in Sri Lanka as people recommended it for surfing. We stayed 5 nights in Samaru Beach House. A guesthouse right on the beach with simple but comfortable rooms. We had breakfast on our balcony which was fantastic every morning. All the staff were friendly and helpful especially the owner Aruna who was keen to make...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Samaru Beach House

Address: 544 New Bypass Road | Pelena, Weligama, Matara, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Matara > Weligama
Price Range: $86 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“first floor beach side”
 of 5 bubbles 2fix4u, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best room for less money number 5.”
 of 5 bubbles paddy501, 26 Feb 2016 | Read review
“the new wing rooms are nice, both upstairs and down”
 of 5 bubbles nipunif, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in 15 and 16 on the 2nd Fl, good sizes and lovely balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles lora_anne, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Choose the new part, from 12 to 16.”
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