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“The best restaurant in hikkaduwa!!”

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Neela's Guesthouse & Beach Restaurant
Ranked #8 of 152 Hikkaduwa B&B and Inns
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Israel
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59 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“The best restaurant in hikkaduwa!!”
Reviewed 1 January 2013

Delicious food, wonderful service.
Best location. The real best restaurant in the beach. Fair prices for this beach.
Would really recommend this place.
They have the most clean kitchen in Sri Lanka. Stayed for 10 days and ate only there, all the other rastaurants are disappointing

  • Stayed December 2012
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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 25 December 2012

We stayed a little bit up the beach but we ate there on two occasions. It is located on the beach with good access. We wanted to try the food as some of our friends were going to stay there. The food was really good and fresh. The prices were quite reasonable. The best was that the staff and the family who runs the place were really friendly. They were quite prompt to attend to our requests and also made us feel welcome. My friends who stayed there said that the place was clean and nice and that they will try to stay for 12 days instead of 10.

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  • Stayed December 2012, travelled as a couple
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Lippstadt, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2012

I was at Neela´s (Hikkaduwa) in Jan 2012, it was so good I´m going back again in 2013 ! The Family and team , Chamara , Suranga , Benni were just fanastic folk like the Food , Drink and Veiw are just amazing ! They really made me feel welcome and we all became good freinds for life . In my Eyes it is the best Guesthouse along the beach and the food well just unbelievable. Very clean and tidy , with very good prices ....A1

Room Tip: They are all really good and clean + tidy ....Just check it for yourself , you will not disappointed...
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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with friends
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7 Thank walise73
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Reviewed 17 December 2012

what can i say about neela`s guesthouse and restaurant other than.......go there!!!
it has the best food in hikkaduwa,(possibly even sri lanka) and at an affordable price.
the rooms are very clean and comfortable.
but on top of those two things,the most important thing.....the family and staff that own and work there are what make neela`s the best place to stay in hikkaduwa....if you have known them for a longtime or have only just met them they make you feel like part of the furniture with their happy and friendly welcome.
i have spent a lot of time in hikkaduwa over the last years and will always return to neela`s place as i know exactly what to expect when i get there.......a warm welcome.....amazing food and a great friendly atmosphere right on the beach. what more could anyone ask???
they cater to all tourists from backpackers to families,young or old,and can arrange tours or help you with mostly anything.they just make everything so easy for the guests and always with a smile.
i cant wait till the next time i can visit.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled solo
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3 Thank padaththalaya
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Matara, null, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2012

Thank you Neelas´s for making ouer first visit to Hikkaduwa so special. Whit your great location ,friendly staff and delicious food you manage to make a great impression and create memories that will last for a long time. We will be in Sri Lanka for 6 mounth and we will definitely come back.

  • Stayed November 2012, travelled on business
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3 Thank Andreas P
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2012

Booking a room in Neela's was the best thing I have done on my trip to Hikka and everything else fell in place. The owner Chamara was amazingly friendly and was willing to help at every request.

There are a few different types of rooms, I found all of them quite clean and nice. Restaurant is good too, but would have probably liked if they added more local flavors. Friendly staff, and very helpful.

Just imagine visiting a childhood friend who owns a guesthouse in a holiday spot, thats what it feels like at Neela's.

  • Stayed November 2012, travelled solo
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2 Thank DileepKumarM
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Colombo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2012

We just returned from a 2 Day stay at Neelas. I really had a pleasant holiday with my wife and 2 year old son. Following up with the value theme discussed by previous reviewers, I must say you definitely get your money's worth here. The rooms are huge, clean and well organized with quality furniture. The staff are extremely friendly and you will get your home atmosphere. The staff at Cafe are fun and engaging and are fun to talk to. They also make some nice dishes and it’s a good place to have delicious meal. The menu was so big and the prices are very reasonable to order the food whatever we like. The beach is so great. The staff service was a great touch and they were diligent in keeping our rooms clean and the towels fresh. We also enjoyed making our own breakfast in a full service kitchen - saved us lots of cash that we could use to spend on meals and room. Highly recommended for those who wanted good value for their money.

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled with family
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2 Thank Dushy S
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Property: Neela's Guesthouse & Beach Restaurant
Address: No. 634 Galle Road | Narigama, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Hikkaduwa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 152 B&Bs / Inns in Hikkaduwa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Neela's Neela's Guesthouse offers a warm welcome, delicious food and a friendly atmosphere. Our beachfront location means you can walk out of your room onto the sands. Hikkaduwa is a paradise for the swimmers, sun worshippers, surfers and snorkellers. Popular surf breaks are minutes away or just relax on a sunbed and watch the turquoise waves roll in. Our restaurant is only a few short steps from the sea. Begin the day with a leisurely breakfast or join us for a lazy lunch. At the end of the day enjoy an amazing sunset followed by dinner under the stars. Our family have been welcoming tourists to Hikkaduwa for more than 30 years. Our experience ensures great service and attention to detail; whether you're a first time visitor or one of our old friends. ... more   less 
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