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Dublin, Ireland
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights in July. We were very disappointed with the place. Even though it was off season in Hikkaduwa we still expected some services to be available at the hotel. The restaurant was closed, there was no sign of the monkey bar that they had advertised as the first and best in hikkaduwa. The wifi was so... More 

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Thank Kerryguy
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

We've been to International Beach for over ten years now and keep coming back for the beautiful location and absolutely clean and spacious rooms! The food is good and so is the friendly service! Always enjoy chatting to Aunty and her family!

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Thank 365sitag
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46 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

I was excited to see that this hotel was located right on the beach, with sunbeds we could use and the main surf break around 100m away. However, it came at a very high price for a room which only had a fan. Usually I would be fine with just a fan, however, these rooms are especially hot! Our rooms... More 

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Turkey
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night in this hotel and it was great! we walked near the beach all day and I think the best beach in Hikkaduwa is near this hotel. It's really clean, not crowded and relax. The staff was helpful, the breakfast and dinner was amazing. Excellent price for quality!

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Thank idillll
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

IBH's location is ideal for the complete Hikka experience; beach and eateries. But amenities and service wise its ideal for budget travellers who are more interested in the sun, sand and the sea. The rooms are clean but very basic. Amenities are very limited. we wanted an extra sheet but was told the request has to be made through the... More 

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Thank BestTravelBug
Seoul, South Korea
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103 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Pros: not too expensive, mosquito net for bed, ceiling fan, nice beach. Cons: about 20-30% too expensive for everything given the quality. Black paint on floor got on everything, staff wasn't exactly friendly, food was subpar. Advice for food: there are two great restaurants across the street: Reve D'Hikka (fancy/byob), and Clara's (hole in the wall, very good authentic food).... More 

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Thank NomadicBiker
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Food and service absolutely amazing. We stayed 3 nights and would stay forever if it was possible. No bed covers though (1xflat sheet, even if sharing). Tuk tuks, scooters, shops, restaurants, diving, surfing, bars, tea gardens, all readily available. Beautiful people. Beautiful place.

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Thank Babette C
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Friendly and pleasing staff. Excellent location, right on the beach. Room was average but clean. Seafood in and around the area was good. Enjoyed the experience. Good to just take a book and relax on the beach.

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Thank Alice W
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

The rooms are clean, big and newly refurbished. The two staff who worked there were awesome, the room cleaner and the guy in the restaurant. Restaurant food was minimal and they said the reason was because it was out of season and their staff weren't back yet. We were given the menu and told we could have option 1 for... More 

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Thank Simone281
Helsinki, Finland
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Fine hotel with nice big rooms, and at least mine had a view to the beach (although palm trees restricted the view a bit). Nice restaurant with lots of options. Wifi did not reach the room, and wasn't too reliable. Staff was welcoming and helpful.

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Thank Elinakoo

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is away from the beach just by few meters and it is situated in front of a beach where plenty of surfers ride the waves. The hotel consists of few suites at higher floors with a great whole view of the beach. Come and experience the fun with the sun, the sand and the waves. ... more   less 

Additional Information about International Beach Hotel & Restaurant

Address: Galle Road | Narigama, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Hikkaduwa
Price Range: RM125 - RM353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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“The family suites are large and sleeps up to five; value for money”
 of 5 bubbles BestTravelBug, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Stay off the ground, insects crawled in and the rooms upstairs are air conditioned.”
 of 5 bubbles Simone281, 17 Jul 2015 | Read review
“A lot of the rooms have been upgraded and have A/C, but the lower end rooms with just fans is all you really need.”
 of 5 bubbles johnkG2059OK, 31 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Don't stay there- period”
 of 5 bubbles thelizard1061, 28 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room closer to the beach and maybe upstairs?”
 of 5 bubbles 334carab, 14 Jan 2014 | Read review
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