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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights and I left with mixed feelings about the place. The family were so warm and welcoming and the food they cooked was incredible. The view from the terrace is lovely, and if you walk out onto the beach and take a left over the rocks, you're on a pristine stretch of beach that you...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 27 July 2014

I had the opportunity of being in Gems Garden last April and it was great. I can hardly rememebr other times where the owner has been so kind to us. Always worried he and the rest of making you comfortable and having a great time in Sri Lanka. Beautiful and cozy place in the beach. Charming in the night with...

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1Thank Noemí G
Reviewed 7 July 2014

What beautiful place ! Very friendly atmosphere on Medilla beach. My host Piyaruwan and his family made me very welcome. The accommodation impeccable . The delicious home cooked curries I will always remember. ...I will go back again because indeed this little place is a " gem " in Tangalle.

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Gems Garden T, Owner at Gems Garden Guest House, responded to this review

Dear sir, Thank you very much for your recommendation. & we will hope to see you again. Best regards, Gems Garden Team, Tangalle.

Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed our stay at gems garden the rooms were nice and clean with big bathroom. The cabanas had there own little balconies where you could chill and relax. Stones throw away from the beautiful beach and they also have their own sun beds which is a bonus. The sisters were lovely and the boss was helpful aswell helping to organising...

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2Thank Matt B
in a backpack
Reviewed 27 March 2014

We first met the brother on the street who invited us to see his guesthouse. He was lovely. So friendly! As I work online, we enquired about wifi and told him we needed to work and he assured us there was wifi and it was no problem. He even told us there was wifi in the room (there wasn't). When...

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1Thank rohandrob
Nottingham, England
Reviewed 12 March 2014

I stayed here in February 2014 for about 10 nights. The guesthouse is set just by the beach at the far end from town (maybe 25 metres back from the sea, and with an open sandy ‘garden’ area between them), very near to Ganesh Garden, and the rooms were very good value when compared to others in the area. The...

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2Thank Peter_Pan875
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 March 2014 via mobile

Friendliest family with 3 cute puppies, nice restaurant at the sea, private beach, good food. Best breakfast with hoppers!! but especially the location and the relaxed atmosphere is what makes this place a really nice.place to stay at.. Marakolliya beach is not overcrowded , good beach although you can't swim because of the rough waves. We definitely recommend this amazing...

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3Thank MTax2014
Paris, France
Reviewed 18 February 2014

Planned to spend 5 nights but stayed on for an extra 4. We loved the ambiance of this charming guesthouse run by Ruwan and his 2 adorable sisters. This is not luxe-luxe but makes up for it by their devotion and simple friendship. It was always a pleasure to take off our sandals, step into the restaurant on stilts, overlooking...

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3Thank Hima D
Bournemouth
Reviewed 16 February 2014

We havent stayed here yet, we have checked out the prices. The staff seem friendly and at first glance the place looks tidy. I cant comment on cleanliness as we just had a quick look. The room we saw was very small and dark charging R3500 including breakfast and the cabana R4500 also including breakfast. I spoke to a lady...

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3Thank Noonoo76
Hradec Kralove Region, Czech Republic
Reviewed 23 January 2014

We discover this place by accident and originally wanted to stay for one night. However the location close to the beach, friendly atmosphere, nice owners and very quiet surrounding persuaded us to stay here for the whole week. We found the salat with pineaple very refreshing in a hot weather and also the Sri Lankan breakfast was delicious. Fresh fish...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cozy family guest house on the beach with a great open-air Sri Lankan seafood restaurant. The restaurant and guesthouse are located at the famous Marakolliya beach of Tangalle where beautiful sunsets are no exception. With four rooms available, two regular rooms in the guesthouse and one separate two cabana, every guest will feel at home. The simple and clean rooms are all equipped with a personal bathroom, fan, mosquito net and will contribute to the beach vibe. There are Balcony,private entrance, seating areas,dressing table,Hot shower,2 large bed,mosquito net,towels in the separate cabanas. You will enjoy the very special family atmosphere and experience the relaxing holidays you were craving for. Can provide accommodate turtle visit,Lagoon visit, airport service, or any other further travels. We hope to welcome you soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gems Garden Guest House

Address: Madilla Road, Marakolliya Beach, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka (Formerly Gems Garden)
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle
Price Range: $25 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Don't go they .. and don't give your card number”
 of 5 bubbles RlfDinky, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay in one of the 3 cabanas, budget-willing.”
 of 5 bubbles HimaD_13, 12 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We would recommend to book in advance, to be sure to be able to stay here :-).”
 of 5 bubbles 396yvetteb, 30 Aug 2013 | Read review
“We had room 1 it was so clean, the wet room was lovely and fresh”
 of 5 bubbles JnB3333, 27 Mar 2013 | Read review
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