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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I stayed there on 2 separate occasions on a short trip to the area. The owners (German?) are very on top of things, the staff are attentive and friendly. The 3 cabanas are very close to the ocean and have great views. No air con but none was required this time of year (Sept). There are also several rooms in...

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Its an amaizing place! Very chill, calm and beautiful. Rooms are very nice, garden is incredible! Breakfast - wow! I really love this place, unfortunately i was here only one night, but i wished to stay here more! Everything made with love and soul, so u can just enjoy!

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a clean, efficient hotel just next to the Seaside. great place to stay and be pampered with a great breakfast or dinners. WiFi hampered by power outages, fortunately there is clean water as this place has its own water tank. A good location to springboard to other venues like Galle (UNESCO world heritage site), tea plantation- virgin white...

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Right in of the beautiful beach, this hotel offers you all that you need to spend few relaxing days. Good food, excellent service, clean and spacious rooms. The caring manager, the staff and surroundings are the real luxury of this place! Good quality/price, strongly suggest.

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Renate K, Owner at Rockside Cabanas Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! You are welcome any time again! Regards Renate and the whole ROCKSIDE CABANAS Hotel team

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We booked a cabana after reading reviews on trip advisor only to find that it was far too hot, they only have a fan and no a/c. When we asked the owner if it was possible to move we were greeted with a firm no not possible and we were questioned as to why we booked a cabana in the...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 22 April 2016

After traveling through Sri Lanka for a while it was a great place to relax and chill out. The hotel is very clean and tidy. Wifi works in most areas of the hotel - including the garden area. The view on the ocean is fantastic. Only the beach itself is not quite welcoming (many stones, rough sea, etc.). The garden...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We stayed at Rockside Cabannas for 20 nights and have just returned on the 17th of April. This is our review. We arrived early on our first day and after a very efficient airport pickup we were delivered inside the premises at midday, we knew check in was from 2pm but we were warmly greeted by the Host Renate, she...

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Pune, India
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night in mid April , wanted to extended one more night , but had a v bad experience and was more then happy to leave the place . Possibly the most rude and cold staff in the hospitality industry . Owned by Germans with their own rules of check in at 2 pm and check out...

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Renate K, Manager at Rockside Cabanas Hotel, responded to this review

Sorry, but nothing to reply!! SPEEKLESS!!

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We were staying there in a beautiful appartment, very clean and spacious. The hotel is right next to the beach, has a nice garden and is the perfect place to relax. It has a nice restaurant with great food and outdoor seating with view on the ocean. The owner of the place has a Diving school, so it is a...

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Reith bei Seefeld, Austria
Reviewed 27 March 2016

We spent 7 nights in march 2016 in cabana 1. The staff was very friendly and the food very delicious, we have to say an outstanding service. The well taken garden and the beach nearby (only a few steps to go) made our first days in Sri Lanka very comfortable. The owner solved problems very quickly.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ROCKSIDE CABANAS HOTEL - directly at the Mihiripenna/Dalawella beach! Jump from your bed straight into the 28° C warm water of the ocean. Relax in a hammock under the coconut palms in the 1.000 m² garden of the ROCKSIDE in Mihiripenna near Unawatuna. And in the evening you'll probably lounge in our garden restaurant or on your veranda, sipping a cool drink and enjoying the spectacular sunset over the sea.If you want to perfectly relax just ask us to take care of you - or stay completely private in your CABANA or your APARTMENT. At our own UNAWATUNA DIVING CENTRE, PADI Resort S-36133, situated directly on the beach, only 2 km away from ROCKSIDE we offer you daily snorkeling trips and fun dives to our different dive spots (reef, rock, wrack). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rockside Cabanas Hotel

Address: 668 Matara Road | Mihiripenna / Thalpe, Unawatuna, Galle 80616, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: $98 - $233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rockside Cabanas Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“cabanas are independant suites, rooms are large and comfortable with colonial wooden furniture”
 of 5 bubbles SKkoh_sg, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you feel the heat choose an apartment & not a cabana”
 of 5 bubbles Pandp1313, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Cabannas were great”
 of 5 bubbles cmclean_15, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“People who have a light sleeper better take a cabana in the back or an appartement.”
 of 5 bubbles Arnold_Gabi, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The seafront cabanas look amazing...if we go back we would pay the extra!”
 of 5 bubbles RoyChalmers, 18 Nov 2015 | Read review
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