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    Talalla Retreat

    Talalla South, Talalla 60604, Sri Lanka
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    “open air” (38 reviews)
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 464 reviews

    Reviewed 12 September 2017

    If you want your stay here to be authentically Sri Lankan, then don't book a room. But if you want a beautiful beach, the best massage of your life, pool side seats and an all-round relaxing getaway, then this place is perfect. With yoga and...More

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    Response from laurie432, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded 1 October 2017

    Hi Emily....What a great review...it's just great when someone understands us...thank you and glad you had a great time.

    Reviewed 11 September 2017

    It is a wonderful place to spend several days. The room was comfortable but hot as the first floor does not have AC. However, the front desk was nice enough to lend another fan. The food was very tasty also, the Sri Lankan food which...More

    Thank Hoppere
    Response from laurie432, General Manager at Talalla RetreatResponded 1 October 2017

    Hi...I agree with you ...the login is not as simple as we would like it......but we are still celebrating because at last we have fast internet.....and this system made this possible and we are working with telecom to make it easier. For a few weeks...More

    Reviewed 3 September 2017

    very poor price-performance ratio: not authentic, feels like barracks, is too far away from everything and you need tuktuk for everything... the rooms are beautiful and so is the location itself. But it simply doesn´t feel right: there is no sri lankan hospitality, the food...More

    Thank JulianWrite
    Response from laurie432, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded 1 October 2017

    So sorry you feel this way....

    Reviewed 28 August 2017

    As soon as we entered the gardens of Talalla Retreat, we were so happy with our decision to visit there. I was the final days of a wonderful month in Sri Lanka and it was a perfect farewell. The staff were very welcoming and particularly...More

    1  Thank velvettestudio
    Response from laurie432, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded 16 October 2017

    Hi and thank you for your feedback.....hope to see you again soon...

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    Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

    We enjoyed very much staying at Talalla Retreat. It is located in a peaceful area with access to a beautiful beach. We had the beach almost to ourselves. As it was off season we heard the beach is not suitable for swimming as it has...More

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    Response from laurie432, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded 16 October 2017

    Hi guys and thanks for your kind words....and I agree ...If you are not used to the ocean always exercise caution at any surfing beach....

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$43 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 70
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    16 November 2017|
    Response from TalallaManagement | Property representative |
    Hi Mo, Lovely to hear from you! You are welcome to use US dollars to pay for anything at Talalla Retreat, but we would recommend purchasing some Sri Lankan rupees for use outside of the retreat (don't want to be stuck... More
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    Response from Franziska S | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, I don't recall any encounter with the owner during the 10 days I stayed at the resort. But I did find her response to my tripadvisor review (which did not include any false comments, but was a simple recollection of my... More
    11 February 2017|
    Response from blundensofboc | Reviewed this property |
    we travelled in August the weather was fine, not too hot but not great clear skies, it rained most days for a little while especially up in the hills, on the coast we swam every day, we were in the south
    Room Tips
    "Go for the ground floor rooms if you're staying with kids - they are air conditioned"
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    "If you don't enjoy the heat in the evening do not book the first floor. There is no AC available."
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    "Upstairs villas are superb, open air with a king sized mosquito netted bed and outdoor bathroom."
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    "Downstairs beach bungalows have A/C and have closed walls."
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