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Tropi Turtle Guesthouse

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The owner is extremely friendly and very informative. The hostel is very basic, the rooms are pretty small. The beds aren't the best and the fan didn't really provide much help from the heat or humidity. The bathroom looked like it has just been refurb but there was no cold water so the shower was extremely hot. There is an...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Tropi turtle for 1 night, but it felt like longer. I couldnt sleep because there were so many mosquitoes in the dorm room, I noticed that there was a big hole in the mosquito net and I got bitten many times. The owner wasnt there and the place was being run by 2 backpackers which probably didnt...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I would like to recommend this lovely place. The manager is very friendly and he can help you with everything you want. Also is very good to meet so many foreigners here. Perfect place for low budget travellers.

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Reviewed 1 September 2016

The hostle is really good located- next to many small beaches. Quiet ones also very privat. Best thing was to watch the turtles in front of the house, from the hamock. We had a real good time here, met many young travellers during our one week stay. The rooms were clean and simple. The breakfast is cheap, a simple and...

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

A really nice House next to the sea (Turtles included), we arrived and after 10 minutes we saw our first Turtle , wohhooo, the sea was quit ruff but that's usual for the time, no snorkling possible but it's also nice to just swim and enjoy the Breeze afterwards on the balcony, fair prices and Mr.sidney had a lot off...

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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Tropi Turtle is a vibrant hostel in a good location right of of Polhena beach! Its a great spot for solo travelers and offers a friendly stay from the owner. Its also good for backpackers on a budget !

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Reviewed 11 May 2016

Our Stay at Tropi Turtle was very nice. The host is very friendly and endeavored that everything is okay for you. We were there for two nights in an surprisingly cheap A/C Room, which was in the accompanying building in the backyard. We've had the possibility to cook and relax on the veranda. Free WiFi is also included. We've had...

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Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed for two days and next to the beach... Hired a Snorkeling Google for 300 and wifi was charged 50 ra per day... Breakfast was simply bread and tea and was 150 and 300... But a good place for budget travellers and can meet up with lots of travellers

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Perfect location for exploring the beautiful beaches. Lovely sea front restaurants just a few minutes walk in both directions. You can sit in a hammock by the sea and watch sea turtles swim past whilst you eat your breakfast! Rooms are basic but all you need. The owner is lovely and speaks great English. Really really helpful and nice man....

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Graz, Austria
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We had a nice quiet room in the separate backyard- house, and received a warm and famliy like hospitality. Wthout any surcharge our host spent much time for organising other hotel reservation for us. He also informed us that all his profit out of his guesthouse will be invested in his rain forest project.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Address: 122 Beachroad, Matara 81000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Matara
Price Range: $16 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“1. Floor Main House”
 of 5 bubbles airliner_graz, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms downstairs have hot water.”
 of 5 bubbles annebH9200DE, 18 Dec 2014 | Read review
“take a room on the first floor, they are quit and have seaview”
 of 5 bubbles asits2014, 12 Sep 2014 | Read review
“WIFI on ground floor is faster.”
 of 5 bubbles paruls86, 27 Feb 2014 | Read review
“well, for those who are on low budget the dorm room is absolutely suggestable. There are only four beds and it is not messy. but i think that all the rooms are nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Ilariacristina, 28 Oct 2013 | Read review
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