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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel is right on the beach, outside of the busy party area. There are loungers on the beach and you can spend all day relaxing and dipping in the ocean. The non-ac rooms are basic and include mosquito net, fan, shower, balcony. Our rate included breakfast and it was delicious (omelette, toast & preserves, tea/coffee). The location is close...

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Reviewed 27 August 2016

This has an great atmosphere with very nice beach.Also very yummy food! Definitely would recommend to friends and I would love to visit againWe stayed in a family room & double room. The family room was quite large and the toilet was clean and there were 02 aircondition units. it was upstairs. the staff were very helpful and the food...

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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Don't stay here! We stayed here and paid extra for A/c which didn't work. After numerous complaints the Mannager all he did was play with the A/c remote and said the power is not good??? Upon checking out the owner still wanted us to pay full price for A/c room even tho I didn't work. Also the bathroom stank of...

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We got to the tsunami hotel after a long day traveling and even though the price was too high we were tired to look for another hotel. The owner is rude and arrogant with the customers and with the staff. We took a room with AC which was not working properly and was not cooling the room at all. When...

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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at this hotel. The food tasted good but was cold when we finally (after 2 times of reminding) got it.. Not to mention that my boyfriend got his food 30 minutes after I got my food. Last but not least, the food was way more expensive than other places at the beach. Would not recommend this place...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Although the rooms are basic and property itself is dated, the location is very good and the price is not too bad. The food offerings are limited but there are plenty of food options up and down the street. Internet only worked for me near the reception desk but my room was to the rear.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Complained about mouse poo. Manager said something would be done. Nothing was. The same incident happened. We left mid way through our stay. This seems to be a ongoing problem. Great beach and gardens. Managers friend attempted to chat up my female friend when I was away. Management (and friends of) should separate with guests in this area. Good location....

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Reviewed 3 September 2015

It was very disappointing experience to stay in Tsunami as we checked the reviews before hand. The owner of the hotel Nalim constantly was trying to sell us something, tuk-tuk, dinners, tours .. We couldn't even spend a minute in the hotel area without him bothering us. ( he didnt bother to approach us , apart from just shouting to...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

A bit dated cabanas, but location could not be better. Food too pricey and mediocre at best. Service is limited, and you have to make an effort to get served. The owner also a bit pushy, the day however very nice and helpful. Sadly the beach is filled with rubbish and also nails and broken glass - be careful when...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

We moved to the Tsunami Hotel from another hotel and stayed there for the nights. We were a bit concerned after reading the reviews on here but went ahead anyway as everywhere was full. The hotel really isn't as bad as people make out. Our room was big and well designed. Yes there were ants, but most of the places...

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning

Additional Information about Tsunami Hotel

Address: Main Street | Arugam Bay, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Arugam Bay > Pottuvil
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Tsunami Hotel Sri Lanka/Pottuvil
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“Pay the extra and stay in the rooms that look out to the sea”
 of 5 bubbles allaboy, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“go without girls”
 of 5 bubbles J4365MOjonathanb, 3 Sep 2015 | Read review
“if you want wi-fi in the room, choose one closer to the center where the router is”
 of 5 bubbles 522maciekp, 17 May 2015 | Read review
“All rooms were good. Our beach side chalet was worth it.”
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 of 5 bubbles Matt47Coventry, 22 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Find another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles CarlesAlvarez, 21 Aug 2014 | Read review
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