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Trieste, Italy
Reviewed 13 August 2014

The name of the resort is now mawella beach resort It was the second time that I was in this cottages. there are about 10 bungalows. so the place it's quite small, but it's also fine! of course the rooms are not the newest, so you have not the great confort that you'll probably find in a 4 star hotel,...

3Thank Marco R
Ceska Lipa, Czech Republic
Reviewed 7 January 2014

We stayed just two nights. Fortunately. Yes, there is beautiful and romantic beach where you can meet friendly local people - fishermen, but the hotel itself was terrible. Not clean room, no waste bin, old very noisy airconditioning, toilet and "shower" with bed smell and dirty. Food was very poor. We had to wait one hour for every ordered meal,...

Thank netopyrek
Reviewed 1 October 2013 via mobile

We travelled during the off season and ended up having the place to ourselves for the night! We had an initial problem with animals in the roof but we're able to change cabanas with no hassles. The rooms were comfortable but very musty at first. Bathrooms haven't had a good clean for a while. That said, pool was fine, view...

Thank MegTAtkins
Reviewed 8 September 2013

We stayed at Mawella for 11 nights out of season and had the place to ourselves for a few nights. It is a beautifully quiet area. Beachfront - and swimmable ocean, we were out body surfing 3 times a day often with a 1km stretch of beach to ourselves (get your own boogie board before you go there, difficult to...

Thank Ellen_42_Tas
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 August 2013

We stayed here with two families with older children. The place is located at the beach with a lovely garden and a swimmingpool. The cabanas are simple but sufficient and with a nice terrace and view of the garden, swimmingpool and beach. A few minutes walk from the resort fishermen are doing there work. Actually we bought a lobster one...

Thank Linda v
Reviewed 10 April 2013

The hotel is nicely located near a large and secluded beach which is something rare nowadays. The staff was nice and caring and organised a baby cot with mosquito net for our son. This is however about the only positive thing I would say about the hotel. The room hadn't been cleaned properly and did not offer value for money....

Thank elodbelle
Cape Town
Reviewed 6 April 2013

We had a very pleasant evening at Manahara - a good meal and the hotel has an excellent location on the beach. We were annoyed by the fact that we were leaving early in the morning. The manager did not have change and promised he would give it to us in the morning before we left, however he was not...

Thank JudyvCapeTown
Reviewed 28 February 2013

Cute cabanas at the most perfect beach, with a nice swimming pool . Very friendly staff! Food is very good and a good price! Tuctuc from the hotel, at a good price also. The cabanas can use a little update. The beach is perfect with no people around! There are no crocodiles in the sea as said in a previous...

Thank Annkiek
Beijing, China
Reviewed 27 February 2013

I would like everyone to know that the Manager of this hotel is a really nice man. I booked on Agoda and when we arrived we unfortunately did not have rooms, a problem between agoda and the manager, that said, i was pretty pissed off at the time, we had driven a long way, it was late at night and...

1Thank BJlaowai22
Magnetic Island, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2013

We had three nights here and found ourselves mixed in our responses to it. The location is wonderful, being on a quiet beach surrounded by the local fishermen. It is about 20 minutes out of town by tuk-tuk, of which there are many in the area. Tangalle itself is not a touristy town and certainly does not offer any reasonable...

1Thank JohnMcGrathMI

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Address: Mahawela Road | Moraketiyara, Nakulugamuwa, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle
Price Range: $29 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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Manahara Cabanas Hotel Tangalle
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“Sea View Room”
wiliam462, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All cabanas faced to sea view.”
neminnz, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“dont travel to tangalle durng off season”
yescaybabs, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“please try this hotel this is the best forever.”
lithiran, 20 Mar 2015 | Read review
“at the begin check the room and if something doesn't work just ask to change room and explain the reason.”
Excellent_sri_lanka, 12 Aug 2014 | Read review
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