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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Nimal and his wonderful family have a penchant for absolutely spoiling you. Staying with Nimal is like several experiences wrapped in one. - He's a professional chef and his wife is an AMAZING cook. - They create intimate, wonderful one-off experiences (cooking classes, secret beach bbq's under the starry sky). - He organised the most well coordinated trip for us...

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Netherlands
Reviewed 26 June 2016

A really lovely stay, my last 2 nights in Sri Lanka and they were made worthwhile. Nimal and his wife were very nice and the room is fabulous with a balcony with relaxing couch. They speak English and have good knowledge about possibilities in the area but above all; Nimal does a great cooking workshop. His experience as a former...

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Calangute, India
Reviewed 10 June 2016

We were fortunate to find this great little homestay and we were there for 5 days. The hosts couldnt have been more friendly and helpful. The location was just perfect for our family, quiet and away from the tourist crowds. It is located in a small fishing village south of Hikkaduwa. The local shops and eateries were priced perfectly for...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2016

After two weeks since I left Nimal's home I am still thinking about it and probably will be for many months to come. I can't speak highly enough of Nimal and Channai and their lovely family. My only regret is that I couldn't stay longer - if I had just a week I may have finally understood cricket rules Nimal...

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Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

We came and stayed two nights with Nimal and Chaani. They were really wonderful hosts, and the room was gorgeous, with a lovely balcony out the back for reading and chilling. I would highly recommend this if hikkaduwa is not your scene, a bus ride there costs less than 20 rupees!! Do stay for dinner, the food is really delicious,...

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Totnes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

Tucked away in the village of dodanduwa Nimal's homestay is an ideal retreat, yet only 10 mins Tuk Tuk ride away from the busy hub of Hikkaduwa. Nimal and Chani are excellent hosts providing delicious Sri Lankan cuisine ( they also have a cookery school) and a cosy atmosphere at their home. All the family are onhand to assist you...

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Wicklow, Ireland
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Nimal's homestay was one of the highlights of our time in Sri Lanka. It was a joy to meet him and his delightful wife and family. Nimal met us at the airport and we knew immediately we were in good hands! We spent two nights at his homestay and were so sorry we did not have time to stay longer....

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 19 January 2015

My friend Anna and I had a fantastic time staying with Nimal and his family. Thanks for everything Nimal. Its a wonderful welcoming and homey place. We really felt like being part of the family. There is free wifi, the rooms are comfortable and have a nice and spacious balcony. Nimal and the family helped us with organising trips and...

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Stavanger, Norway
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Thank you so much, Nimal with family for such a wonderful stay in your lovely home! We had 6 lovely days and we would gladly have stayed even longer! Dodanduwa is a perfect place to stay if you wish to stay away from the tourist crowds but still be in walking distanse/ tuk tuk or local bus distance to places...

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Reviewed 19 November 2014 via mobile

We found Nimals homestay on tripadvisor and after a short call to check availability we showed up. We got a cozy double room upstairs with access to a huge balkony with sofa and table. Very clean, big comfortable bed, mosquitonet and towels provided, very reasonable price!!. It Takes you about 10 min walk to the beach. The house is located...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to our Homestay here in Sri Lanka. We will do our best to prepare a nice time for you in your holiday's. We have two nice Guestrooms with Balkon and a nice view into the nature. You live in our House in the middle of the village and you can see, how Sri Lankans live. We do all our best, that you will enjoy your stay. Ayubowan in Sri Lanka. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nimal's Homestay

Address: 24/A Godabedda Rd, Dodanduwa 80250, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Dodanduwa
Price Range: £12 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Keep in mind that this is a homes-stay styled accommodation - if you're not comfortable with that arrangement.”
 of 5 bubbles 742patrika, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are identical”
 of 5 bubbles Asquith-36, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Both rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles HeathWicklow_Ireland, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Both rooms are pretty much the same, only the color of the walls that differ. Excellent bathrooms in both! Lovely rooms :)”
 of 5 bubbles Stavanger_fam, 3 Jan 2015 | Read review
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