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Ridee Villa
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Reviewed 16 February 2011

I spent four nights in the second week of February 2011 at the Ridee Villa, based on the reviews on Tripadvisor.com. I was not disappointed. The manager and staff were most attentive and helpful. The room was clean, the kings size bed comfortable and the air conditioned room excellent value.

The breakfast was overwhelming - lots and lots of fresh fruit, too much bread, egg and sausage and even some curry.

The villa is on the main road which can provide some noise during the day, but this will change when the new inland highway opens - scheduled for later in 2011.

The location is near perfect, over the road from Unawatuna beach.

Compare to other places in Unawatuna, Ridee Villa is the perfect blend of nice accommodation, location and value for money.

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Thank andbli
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Reviewed 15 February 2011

We spent almost a fortnight in this wonderful villa in Unawatuna. Sumith with his staff were excellent hosts, the place was perfect and the hospitality also. We must come back!!!

  • Stayed: February 2011, travelled as a couple
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Thank perochsusanna
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sumith-ubesiri, Owner at Ridee Villa, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2011

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful comments of our hotel .

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Reviewed 12 February 2011

My wife and I had an opportunity to stay a few days at Ridee Villa at the end of December while attending a friend's wedding. The villa was beautiful, with wonderful rooms. The morning breakfast was always a delicious feast. The best part of the stay though was the warmth, generosity, and sincerity of Sumith (the owner) and his staff. Listen to their stories of the rebuilding after the tsunami. The kindness and genuineness of Sumith and the staff was unparalleled in our travel experiences, they made our stay most memorable.

  • Stayed: December 2010, travelled as a couple
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Thank KazaNYC
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Reviewed 31 January 2011

We stayed at Ridee Villa for 4 nights and had a lovely stay. The villa was beautiful, and we saw some local newly weds came and stayed there for their wedding day. The staff were all friendly and helpful, and were also great with our 3 yr old son and he had a great time there thanks to them. Breakfast was always plenty, and home-made Sri Lankan dinner (we had it once) was very nice & enjoyable. Unawatuna beach was just accoss the street and took only a min or two. The only thing we were dissapointed was the road in front of the villa, which was busier and noiser than we thought, altho it didn't bother us during the night time.

  • Stayed: January 2011, travelled with family
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Thank RitzB
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Reviewed 11 January 2011

The owner and stuff are very friendly, we had very good time toghether. The house are very interesting, with old furniture and statues. They serve breakfast, the food is very good and tasty. Room was incredible, something special. The bathroom is also unike and everything are very clean. I enyoy every moment, staying here, and I hardly wait to came back and see friends. I miss you all.

  • Stayed: February 2010, travelled with friends
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Thank knjiznica
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Reviewed 11 January 2011

We were staying in this hotel for the couple of days. This was a wondeful time. Clean rooms, polite stuff, pleasant atmosphere, beautiful and unusual design, delisious breakfasts with very big portions and flaxible schedules, wonderful beaches without waves and purple clean ocean water made our vocation awesome and unforgetable.
hugs and kisses to owners, waiting for comeback soon.

  • Stayed: January 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 3 January 2011

I just returned from a trip to Sri Lanka for a friend's wedding and stayed at the lovely Ridee Villa. This small boutique hotel is lovely! The staff is wonderful - warm, friendly, incredible helpful, and just really KIND people - was nice to spend time chatting with them. The rooms are great -- nice, clean, cool beach feel -- classic south asian style hard beds (which i love since), clean bathrooms, simple but modern and clean. The location is incredible -- while not on the beach, it is literally right across the street from the beautiful warm watered unawatuna beach (where there are tons of restaurants). Next door are little fruit stalls and stores -- so it was easy to pick up some fruit and drinks to eat on the beach. Finally, the price was GREAT for the quality of rooms and the lovely people who worked there. Oh - and we had breakfast there one morning - WHAT A SPREAD! Fresh fruit, bread, eggs, cake, juice, french fries - it went on and on and was fun to try local foods! HIGHLY recommend it!

  • Stayed: December 2010, travelled as a couple
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Thank mreddy10003
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Additional Information about Ridee Villa

Address: 321 Peelllagoda, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Unawatuna
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Spa
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 137 Speciality Lodging in Unawatuna
Price Range: £59 - £165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Come as a Guest, Leave as a Friend " Ridee Villa is not a Hotel or Holiday Resort But someone who travel down south or willing to spend a few days on the unawatuna beach, This is the ideal place to lodge.Probably this would be the best Specialty lodging of an extraordinary Unique Boutique Guesthouse in Unawatuna.RV offers you unbelievable serenity & freedom that cannot be experienced in a mainstream hotel. Therefore this becomes Your Home away from Home. It is virtually a second home where you can spend and unwind mainly due to the unique "Home Hotel Concept" practiced by the amiable owners who are at hand, personally, to accede to all your needs. ... more   less 
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