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    The Folly

    Main Road, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (212)
    Room & Suite (49)
    Pool & Beach (20)
    • Excellent85%
    • Very good10%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible2%
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    “shakshuka” (31 reviews)
    “communal table” (17 reviews)
    “the follies” (14 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Airport Transportation
    Pets Allowed
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Breakfast included
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    5 Nov6 Nov
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 253 reviews

    Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

    I have no idea how the previous reviews came off, but this is the worst accommodation we had during our Sri Lanka trip. The room and the place at all is dirty and no one cares about it. The bathroom is disgusting. It was not...More

    Thank Sandra F
    Response from TheFolly A, Owner at The FollyResponded 5 September 2017

    Absolutely it's Fake review

    Reviewed 19 August 2017

    A combination of thoughtful, friendly service, pristine location and relaxed vibe make this place the highlight of AB. Came last year for a few days, and just had to come back the next year and stayed ten... the beach huts (follies) are perfect for a...More

    1  Thank Rory P
    Reviewed 18 August 2017

    Awesome spot right on the beach and well located in the bay away from the local fishing boats. Stayed in the family hut which was overpriced for what it is but clean and comfortable. Staff very helpful and kind. Just avoid getting laundry done here...More

    2  Thank heidibec
    Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

    Really great spot if you're looking for a chill vibe and meet other travelers. Muba and the rest of his staff are amazing hosts, the spot is right on the beach with a laid back communal area to hang out during the day and at...More

    1  Thank Michael L
    Reviewed 16 August 2017

    We were reccomended this place by other travelers and we are so glad we found it!!!!!We stayed in a hut almost on the beach, 15 meters from the ocean. It was a really amazing experience waking up with the ocan waves. Best part is the...More

    1  Thank al22016
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    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$30 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
    • Sri Lanka >
    • Eastern Province >
    • Arugam Bay >
    • Pottuvil
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    Traveller (212)
    Room & Suite (49)
    Pool & Beach (20)
    Dining (11)
    Hotel & Grounds (144)
    Bathroom (7)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    Questions & Answers
    3 June 2017|
    Response from TheFolly A | Property representative |
    Hi yes we have room. Thanks
    Elena R
    4 May 2017|
    Response from TheFolly A | Property representative |
    Hi Yes we have availability.ill reserve it for you. Thanks
    Room Tips
    "A/C Room (but bit expensive)"
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    "Take the cabanas if possible ;)"
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    "Take a folly at the beach, you won't regret it"
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    "Large choice of accommodation here"
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