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Polhena Village Beach Resort

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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Room was clean, had working A/C, mosquito net and basic furniture. Service was really great, Ratna (room service person) was very kind, helpful, always happy and friendly. Traditional Sri Lankan breakfast was the best we had in Sri Lanka! Too bad this place was quite far from Mirissa beach, it took about 10 mins to get to Mirissa with tuktuk...

Thank Hanna N
The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 January 2016

The room was fairly new, 60 US per night, we negotiated free breakfast as it was not included, facilities in the room poorly - almost no lights. Towels and sheets we had to ask for. Early take away breakfast - for those who go whale watching, the only purpose to visit this part of the coast- was almost impossible to...

Thank R H
Reviewed 28 September 2015

There are 2 sections to this hotel: the old part, 3 rooms upstairs, 3 rooms down. And the new building - which I haven't stayed in. I stay quite regularly in the original building (I work in Sri Lanka, and often travel from Colombo down south) and love the place, mainly because it is right on its own little cove...

Thank Richardcox52
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Was there on 13 August and we had made a prior booking for an air con room. Upon arrival, we were told that the air con in the room that was being reserved for us was not working, but they were getting it fixed and our room will be ready by 5pm, We were first put in a temporary room....

Thank Jenn s
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Such a lovely place to spend a few nights whilst travelling. The staff were very friendly and accommodating and the views of the ocean and beach are so very beautiful. Will definitely stay here again and recommend it for anyone looking for a quiet, relaxed, comfortable and enjoyable stay in Polhena!

Thank Elyse W
Reviewed 14 March 2015

This hotel has a beautiful location with access to a small sandy privare beach and well-kept gardens. Right on the sea so you can hear the sound of the waves from your room. Good, simple food. Friendly staff. Good value for money.

Thank Anguilla2
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Don’t book it ever from Internet, you’ll pay twice! At first time, when you’ll book it, at second time, when you’ll come here, because the owner will ask for the surcharge. If you don’t believe me, so you’ll be the next one! It’s better to go here, check the room, then pay, if you want, but I would not recommend...

1Thank Pavl0
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 27 September 2014 via mobile

We switched to this place since the first we stated at (sunil's guesthouse) wasn't so great. This place was clean, had working WiFi and a private beach which was welcome and nice. Staff were very nice and went out of their way to wake up and arrange a super early morning tuk tuk for us. Only thing they could improve...

1Thank Emily S
Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 27 March 2014

We stayed only 1 night. The hotel has its own private beach, which was nice for a dip to cool off. There isn't much else to recommend this resort, or any of the others we inspected in Polhena, before choosing this one. Negotiate hard, and start by checking their own website. The cost of an air conditioned double room is...

2Thank Laj S
Reviewed 28 February 2014

Polhena is a little known destination on the outskirts of Mirissa which will change given some of the construction going on (it didn't interfere with my stay at the hotel). If you are looking for a place to chill with a nice beach and a couple of good restaurants then look no further. I stayed in the new building and...

2Thank KatebAustralia

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Additional Information about Polhena Village Beach Resort

Address: Beach Road, Matara 81000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Matara
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Polhena Village Beach Resort Sri Lanka/Matara
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“There are 2 upstairs rooms in the old building with balconies looking directly onto the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles Richardcox52, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The best rooms are on the first floor of the older building or in the new building, which is to a higher standard but costs more.”
 of 5 bubbles Anguilla2, 14 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Not the one in polhena bay resort. But as he has no way of telling get him to write down the quote before you stay so you are sure!”
 of 5 bubbles critchdb, 21 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a beach facing room”
 of 5 bubbles Matt47Coventry, 11 Mar 2013 | Read review
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