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Star Fish Beach Home

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

Bad service, they take such a long time to serve the food, breakfast not included, lazy manager but nice staff, no sheets, no hot water; although the location is nice, just in front of the sea, great fish bbq and nice music. oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

With my boyfriend we had a dinner here and it was the best grilled fish we had in Sri Lanka. Slowly grilled on charcoal, with simple lime and garlic seasoning (other places nearby served it with sweet ketchup sause which killed the taste of fresh fish). The banana pancake was also very fresh and tasty.

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Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Nice place near the sea. Friendly staff. But the Boss of the place was only interested in our money. He was friendly when we ate at his restaurant but if we didn't he looked angry. Can you blame him? I don't know but it's not helping for the atmosphere. The rooms were ok and the food was ok too. Some...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Very cheap guest house. The room was basic and the toilet not the best, but for this price couldn't ask more (3 ppl b/b 2000 rp) The staff was friendly and helpful, and the kottu roti was excellent. Be careful with what they charge with the food, they tried to charge more than what it was stated in the menu!

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Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

I've been travelling around Sri Lanka for the last 5 weeks with 3 close friends and have stayed in a lovely array of hostels and never had really anything bad to say about them, however this all changed when we arrived at Star Fish Beach Home. On arrival, the manager seemed nice, friendly and gave us a good bargain on...

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Sherbrooke, Canada
Reviewed 23 April 2015

I went there because Lonely Planet recommended it. It said three young guys managed it and that it was a backpacker's favorite... The managers I met are not really young and I saw no other backpacker there. The room was clean and good, but a little overpriced compared to the same kind of room anywhere else. I was there around...

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Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights, whilst I got over my chest injury from the last hotel, and on arrival I told the young lad I needed a thick mattress to sleep on, so he was all so kind to double up on the ones they have already had, very pleased at this gesture, the room was super spacious, we stayed...

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Reviewed 25 March 2015

we are 2 female travellers and we stayed here for 4 nights. After a rough start in Sri Lanka, due to staff at hotels making us feel very uncomfortable, we came across this place. The staff are not creepy at all. They were very welcoming, friendly, helpful and funny, and made us feel relaxed. Rooms are basic but it is...

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1Thank Louise A
Reviewed 13 February 2015 via mobile

We stayed in Tangalla for 5 days and kept coming back for amazing kottu roti at starfish cafe. Seafood and eggs kottu roti were definetely our favorites. I would also recommend pineapple salad with red onion which is also very tasty. Staff was always friendly and the prices (about 400 - 500 for kottu roti) are also fine.

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Reviewed 4 February 2015 via mobile

we were 4 people and stayed for one night, we had a room with one double bed and a single bed with mosquito nets, they were okay but the person in the middle had to sleep on the crack between the two mattresses. the bathroom was not too small but shabby and it smelled extremely bad. the towels we got...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Starfish Beach cafe is a fun, vibrant yet relaxed guest house situated 5m from the beautiful beach at Tangalle. All tastefully decorated rooms have European WCs, shower and sink and are fitted with ceiling fans and mosquito nets. An extensive Sri Lankan & European menu is available to cater for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with full bar facilities. Central to the Maddilla beach area, there are other restaurants and bars within walking distance should you wish to venture further afield. Bespoke tours and day trips can be arranged in the AC equipped van, and the staff and manager are always on hand to offer advice to fit your needs. Complementary wi-fi is available. We look forward to welcoming you to The Starfish Beach Cafe! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Star Fish Beach Home

Address: Vijaya Road | Medilla Beach, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle
Price Range: $29 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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