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Happy Banana

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Ennis, Ireland
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Varied menu. Bar was nice but the Drinks were overpriced. Food is pretty average but the restaurant is was pretty nicely decorated and good location. They were out of what I ordered but replaced it with something else. Service was ok.

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Colombo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place if you want to stay close to the beach. Hotel offer wide variety of food but little bit expensive. While considering the rates from the other hotels that closure to the beach, I would rather say that normal.

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Negombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We found this place adequate as a spot to leave our things while swimming. We sat in the shade and ordered a few drinks or snacks from time to time. I'd say staff are rather laid back as paying takes a while. French fries had black pepper on them so a bit spicy for the unsuspecting hunger pangs.

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We ate at the restaurant. Food ok generally, please be prepared for the long waiting times. Spring rolls were great - have those. Don't order western food as they can't cook western food. Chicken kebab was alright, Calamari was good, while the pizza and the pastas were not particularly tasty.

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 6 March 2017

ok hostel, nothing special. Clean for local standards. We didn't have any issues with noise as some other visitors have complained. direct access to beach. Mosquito net had few holes on it, otherwise room was ok.

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Thank Lauri2
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We only visited the restaurant. The coconut soup (not exactly sure of the sri lankan name) made my whole life. There is free wifi that mostly works (pretty much the same all over sri lanka). Great location, right in the middle of the little market street- although wouldn't recommend purchasing these market products becuase of the higher tourist prices. The...

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Seminyak, Indonesia
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is overall a nice place to relax and hang out. Good food and drinks. It has a fun party also. The rooms could possibly be slightly better ventilated however. Excellent location by the beach. Natika

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We ordered two bowls of pasta and they were absolutely tiny, a 5 year old child sized portion. For 950 rps, I would expect better. I was informed they were 200g portions.... They were however tasty, hence 2 stars but I wouldn't come back. Service was average for Sri Lanka.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

I had a great time at the Happy Banana. Rooms are basic & comforable but great value. Location is the best in Unawatuna, as its directly on the beach with a great beach bar and restaurant. Try the grilled/BBQ fish....

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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

The the friend shrimp and friend calamari plates were really good, but the drinks were unsatisfactory. The bathrooms are unappealing and as well as the bar station. However, it is such a perfect location to the beach. The staff was nice and attentive. It's not fancy, but it's good.

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Michael R, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Banana, responded to this review

Thank you for your review... We have very unique Architecture designs in the entrance and inside the restaurant.. We appreciate very much your suggestions and we expecting to provide new experience to our guest, every year... Welcome again and feel the improvements in next time as well.. Thank you.

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Happy Banana

Address: Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Unawatuna
Number of rooms: 12
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“Rooms are clean but expect little more maintenance.”
samanthag007, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“Eat the coconut soup”
989hollys, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room with air-con; can't survive without it”
929saadm, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Two Bedroom Apartment 12000 LKR worth”
AmalKing, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are equal. if you are with family chose the family room that has 2 large double beds.”
429channab, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
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