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Unawatuna, 80600 Galle – Show map
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Outdoor Pool, Grounds, Terrace
Ping-Pong, Diving, Snorkeling, Water Sports Facilities (on site), Fitness Center, Massage, Private Beach Area, Beachfront
Food & Drink
Bar, Restaurant With Dining Menu, Buffet-Style Restaurant, Special Diet Meals (upon request)
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free! Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Room Service, Shuttle Service (surcharge), Airport Shuttle (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Currency Exchange, Tour Desk, Baggage Storage, Babysitting/Child Services, Laundry, Ironing Service, Fax/Photocopying, Souvenir/Gift Shop
Newspapers, Safe, Shops (on site), Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests
Russian, Dutch, English, German, Arabic
From 2:00 PM
Until 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! All children under 5 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Free! One child under 2 years stays free of charge in a crib.
One child from 5 to 11 years is charged USD 15 per person per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
Cards accepted at this property
Calamander Unawatuna Beach accepts these cards and reserves the right to pre-authorize your card prior to arrival.
Based on 158 reviews
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Thaproban Pavilion Resort and Spa is set just a few steps away from the blue waters of Unawatuna Beach. Guests can unwind by the outdoor pool and soothe tense muscles at the spa.
Score from 159 reviews Very good
A boutique-style resort, Cocobay Unawatuna features a beachfront restaurant, an outdoor pool and aqua gym.
Score from 60 reviews Very good
Featuring beautiful views of the Indian Ocean, the hilltop Jetwing Lighthouse is one mile from Galle’s city center.
Score from 58 reviews Very good
Hotel Flower Garden houses an outdoor pool, a spa and a gym. Offering free Wi-Fi access, it features chalet-style cabanas set in a tropical garden.
Score from 169 reviews Very good
The Food, comfort and staff make up for the disappointment that one can't step out anymore onto the beach that used to be. Still, beautifull views, tastefully decorated, extremely helpful staff, fabulous food and creative bartender. Hope very much the rates won't skyrocket and turn the place into a socalled "Boutique Hotel" once the pool is restored.
Through no fault of theirs, Unawatuna beach has washed away, leaving an ugly mass of rocks on the west side of the bay.
Great food, excellent staff and an attitude that made you feel totally relaxed.
Shame about the beach being washed away.
Unfortunately no pool but knew that when we booked
Great appearance, layout and location right on the beach. Room was amazing with awesome facilities. Nice atmosphere in the hotel and restaurant
Pool still under construction with associated building works around the new sleeping block. We are 95% sure we picked up food poisoning from either our dinner or the water which then wrecked the rest of our holiday plans and our 4 day holiday itself
Genral happiness of the staff and the rooms were excellent. Restaurant was very good apart from a couple of wrong meals served .
Received two wrong meals and no effort to replace and the second one he some wire in the food. Wasn't happy.
I stayed 2 nights at UBR hotel. The view is great, rooms are clean. Buffet is very good ( a bit expensive). Wifi is availaible everywhere which is quite convenient.
Pool was under renovation. Staff were supposed to help to hold our luggages, after waiting 20min, we went downstairs and learnt That staff wanted to finish their breakfast before helping us. ( at least let us Know so That we don't wait for nothing)
The location The interior design The staff The facilities
Happy hour at bar Restaurant
Wifi poor Messed some meals up Not much to do.no pool
The f&b staff made our stay rememberable! We felt very welcome and they made sure we had the best service and did everything to make us comfortable. And they were very social and friendly, especially Sumudu, Thilina, Kusumsiri and Thareem. Good people with the right service level. The resort itself is nice to stay, the food is excellent and the rooms are good to stay in for multiple days.
The pool was under construction and was not well communicated before the booking. However the good beach part is at a 15 min walk. The matras was not good quality but is not that big a deal.
staff was helpful value for money lunch buffet
access to beach was not good
loved the Pizza/ bar staff was very nice. Bfast Buffet was good and location is good.
Pool was closed for repair and rooms have bad veiws .
Location- the restaurant location is too good, you can hear wave lashes while having dinner
Rooms are too small Food is average No signboards to reach the hotel
Very clean, nice hotel near Unawatuna Beach. Restaurant was very nice with direct view at the sea. Buffet was super delicious. Very friendly staff, nice big rooms.
Pool was under construction. This was the only thing missing in the hotel. I guess in about 6 months pool should be renovated.
even though this hotel was accepting AMEX payments at that time this was not accepted which was a little inconvenient and would have caused embarassment to me if I did not have any cash.
Not enough AC. Not enough TV channels. No beach or path to the beach.
Everything was superb - Will come again and highly recommended.
The hotel has a great location and is only a short bus ride to Mirissa and Galle. The food at the hotel was fantastic and the restaurant has a great view of the ocean. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The room was spacious, clean and had a good shower. Free wi fi in the rooms and lobby.
We visited during the off season so the pool was having a some maintenance and was out of order during our stay. Understandably maintainance should be carried out in the low season and we had no real complaints.
Restaurant service, a la carte was slow, 40 min minimum wait even when only a few people in restaurant, on 2 ocassions the meals were not what we ordered, maitre de not in control of waiters,no collaboration with kitchen. Waiter did not know difference between vegetables and salad, the most disappointing part of our stay
The beach in front of the hotel is totally inacessible which is bad because we have to walk 10 minutes to reach the beach.
Nice location near the beach.
super rooms, clean beds, towels, rooms. nice pool, lovely food,
Location of the hotel is right on the beach. Rooms are modern, clean and spacious.
We arrived at the hotel only to be told that there was no driver accommodation available. This apparently is assigned based on availability upon arrival. We had a confirmed booking and had emailed ahead of time to check on driver accommodation so surely the hotel should be aware of who is arriving with a driver and assign/advise accordingly. This was quite disappointing and caused us some inconvenience.
We were asked to pay the rooms (2 rooms, 2 nights) when we were checking in "because our booking was made at booking.com". We were charged 25$/night extra for our little daughter even though she was sleeping in our bed. After leaving the hotel we learned from our driver that the hotel had not provided him with driver accommodation (which is common in Sri Lanka) so we ended up paying him too since he had to find accommodation elsewhere. The reason was "because we made the booking through booking.com". The staff was generally very friendly and welcoming apart from one very unpleasant, arrogant, and even intimidating skinny tall guy at the reception area. The property dates from 1982 which is visible. Everything is still branded UBR even though the resort has a new name since several years.
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