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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

My brother and I stayed here for 4 nights in the low season and were very impressed by the service, cleanliness and staff. The hotel is right on the beach away from Unawatuna (taxi ride 300 rupee) and has swimming area in the sea and a pool up the road that the hotel will drive you to. The menu was...

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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

A very pleasant family run hotel with good quality food. Can dine on the beach And on a starry night this can be quite an experience. Easy to find as its on the roadside and ample parking too. Staff is friendly and good. Ideal for group stays and group hosted partied even. Overall a very pleasant experience.

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Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

An absolutely wonderful resort on the best strip of beach along the entire coast. The staff are wonderful and the resort is in a fabulous location just out of Galle and Unawatuna but close enough to make a cheap tuk tuk ride. Lovely food and a superb setting. It really is the best choice for a holiday at the beach...

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2Thank Micky8609
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is a casual,clean, good value and friendly establishment with not too many rooms. The location is great, just on the beach with a rock pool further away along the beach, so everybody can have a swim without being worried about strong waves. So relaxing on deck chairs under palm trees watching Indian Ocean waves breaking on on sand and...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

I loved this small family owned hotel! The hospitality of staff here is wonderful and the location perfect, on an uncrowded beach. Unlike all the larger nearby beach resorts where sun baking chairs and people are squashed up next to each other competing for space, this place has fewer guests and much more communal garden space to relax. I loved...

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1Thank annaconda89
East Fremantle, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This family owned boutique hotel is wonderful! This is authentic Sri Lankan hospitality. Only 10 minutes from Galle Fort yet utterly relaxing. All the staff were friendly and helpful providing a genuine personalised service. The half board arrangement is totally worth it and includes breakfast and dinner. Food was fresh and so delicious. Rooms clean and simple, I loved our...

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1Thank ceajones
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Have just returned from an amazing 4 night stay at Sri Gemunu. Aruna and all of the staff really go out of their way to chat and be helpful, they also arranged a cake for my partners birthday which was lovely. The beach in front of the hotel it beautiful and there are comfy sun loungers all under the many...

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2Thank Wendy S
Birkerod, Denmark
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Sri Gemunu Beach Resort is as they say themselves The best place on the Beach of Unawatuna! This lovely small hotel offers so much: a beautiful situation just next to the Indian ocean and the most wonderful beach, where you can swim among fish and seaturtles; buy a refreshing coconut or just relax in the sun ; a hotel crew...

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1Thank Pia H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2016

As the title, this is our second visit. I emailed one of the owners direct, Aruna. He sorted out our stay and transfers. Everything was organized correctly and with complete confidence. The price for what we received was very competitive. The whole staff were very helpful and pleasent. Special thanks to Padmini < hope I havnt spelt this too badly>...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Booked to stay for 4 days and ended up staying for 9We watched turtles popping up in the bay outside the hotel ,the staff are fantastic and all so very helpful. Rooms large clean with fantastic views.good breakfast.Cannot recommend enough.A little piece of heaven on earth

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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Additional Information about Sri Gemunu Beach Resort

Address: Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: $104 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Sri Gemunu Beach Hotel Unawatuna
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Unawatuna
#4 Family Hotel in Unawatuna
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“All rooms are a good choices.”
 of 5 bubbles GunnarAa, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All guest rooms have a beautiful view of the stunning Indian Ocean!”
  • Beautiful sunsets seen every night at the Sri Gemunu Hotel.
 of 5 bubbles , 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“we had 2nd floor with balcony towards the seas: -very good!”
 of 5 bubbles jmb20002015, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Worth paying a little extra for 1st/2nd floor rooms with private balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles ceajones, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles HilaryReynolds, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
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