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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 8 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.

Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We were dining there for one evening. We ordered fried Rice and a steak with mashed potatos. Although the mashed potatos didn't come, the food was generally okay, but nothing special. It was all very cheap!

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Stayed there for a day and night; my interest was to roam around Galle and adjacent beaches therefore didin't stay in the place much except for the night. Room is Ok; washroom is average, clean enough to bathe and bar dingy with a strange smell. Otherwise excellent view and awesome beach view AND wifi available :)

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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Good service good food. Relaxing. Good taste. The hookah was okay. Relaxing place with a great beach view. Safe. Getting into the water is very refreshing. We spent the full day here from lunch till it got dark. Not a party place

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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a few nights and spent more than a few eating and drinking here while hanging around Galle. Loved this place, great food, cool staff. Nice clean comfy rooms and I was staying with a germophobe!

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • 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, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Number of rooms: 12
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Eat the coconut soup”
 of 5 bubbles 989hollys, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room with air-con; can't survive without it”
 of 5 bubbles 929saadm, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Two Bedroom Apartment 12000 LKR worth”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 429channab, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Not suitable for overnight stay”
 of 5 bubbles Kum_17, 10 May 2015 | Read review
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