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    Cantaloupe Aqua

    Matara Road | Talpe, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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    Overview
    • Excellent58%
    • Very good34%
    • Average4%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “chic room” (5 reviews)
    “indian ocean” (17 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 March 2016

    We stayed three nights at this beautiful boutique hotel. The food and service is what makes this place so special. The current at the Beach is quite strong but still allows a dip. Thank you for your great hospitality.More

    Thank Nikolas8020
    Response from Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe AquaResponded 22 March 2016

    Dear Nicholas, We are delighted with your five star review and comments which we will pass on to the team. The sea is a little strong for some swimmers but is still enjoyable for wading and a dip, and the beach is looking great at...More

    Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

    Very nice service. Only the restaurant staff could use some improvement, one of the waiters asked us three times in 5mins if we would like tea or coffee and they often forgot which table to serve. With only five tables this was bit strange. The...More

    1  Thank Gerard H
    Response from Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe AquaResponded 22 March 2016

    Dear Gerard , Thank you for your review and we do appreciate the feedback. regarding F&B service we are taking measures to improve on efficiency by increasing training , we try to recruit from the immediate area and hence often have a trainee waiter on...More

    Reviewed 24 February 2016

    Exceeded our expectations in every way! Loved the room with comfy couches and bathroom downstairs and comfortable king size bed on mezzanine. The balcony over the beach was about the closest to the water I've ever seen! The sound of the wVes crashing just a...More

    1  Thank Ozzy_trav
    Response from Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe AquaResponded 14 March 2016

    Hello, Thanks so much for the fantastic review and the picture. We are humbled by your comments and so glad you had a relaxing holiday- the deck is our favorite place to hang out and it does feel like you're in the water. Hope you...More

    Reviewed 21 February 2016

    The highlights of this wonderful hotel are the staff and the food which are both way above what we had any reason to expect. The hotel is chic and well designed, rooms are contemporary in style and all have large picture windows looking out onto...More

    Thank 199,988,767
    Response from Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe AquaResponded 14 March 2016

    Hi, What a great review , we are so happy to read this and thank you for taking the time to post in this much detail! We do get the most compliments on our service as well as food, we believe these are such important...More

    Reviewed 13 February 2016

    Hotel was empty with rooms being rather small and the furniture clearly not in it's best shape. When we arrived we got placed a lower-category room than we'd booked (& paid for). When informing the manager about this, he stated that the category we'd paid...More

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    1  Thank maudbest
    Response from Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe AquaResponded 17 February 2016

    Hi Maud, Thanks for taking the time to review and we are sorry you are not pleased with your experience. Ps give us a chance to respond to the points made in your review. Regarding the room category it was indeed a problem of the...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$104 - US$256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Unawatuna
    • #3 Luxury Hotel in Unawatuna
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Unawatuna
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Sri Lanka >
    • Southern Province >
    • Galle District >
    • Unawatuna
    • Also Known As
    • Cantaloupe Aqua Hotel Unawatuna
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    Anja L
    14 April 2017|
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    Response from Cantaloupe_Aqua | Property representative |
    Hi Anja, Yes for sure we can arrange a pick up from the train station. It takes about 15-20 minutes to the hotel. Pls be kind enough to drop us an email at sales.hotels at cantaloupe . Lk so our team can get the details... More
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    Trina154
    1 April 2017|
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    Response from keefos | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, We were there in March this year. It was dry apart from a massive thunderstorm during our transfer from the airport to the hotel & a small amount of rain on a couple of evenings. Temperature very hot (30ish), but a bit... More
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    29 March 2017|
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    Response from Samindabandara | Reviewed this property |
    Depends what time you get to BIA (airport north of Colombo) if it's at night or early morning would say it might take you just over 2 hours. You need to get the airport expressway first get off in Colombo and then get on the... More
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    "I preferred being on the first floor, it is much more private than the ground floor rooms."
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    "The one with balcony and ocean view."
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