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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Will just the most important facts regarding my stay which were only one night due to below facts: I booked this on basis of information available on Booking.com where it was stated that the hotel is located on beach side of the main road judging from the map available and other information. Nowhere mentioned or implicated that the main road...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were lucky enough to come across this hotel at short notice & spent an enjoyable three nights there. Near the Rock Temples & Silent Beach & opposite the Cactus Lounge & Turtle Landing restaurants with a pool & a helpful Canadian owner. The rooms are very clean & water pressure strong & hot!

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RaeleneShea, Guest Relations Manager at Moonstone Villas, responded to this review

Hello thepinnos, Thank you for your review and for pointing out to other travellers that we are centrally located for visiting many interesting places in and around Tangalle. We like to help our guest with ideas on what to see and do, directions, transportation. We enjoyed having you and hope you will visit us again.

Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at Moonstone villas for three nights. The room was very nice with two kingsize beds with mosquitonets. One for us and one for our son of 4. Nice outdoor space in front of the room with a daybed. The hotel has a nice swimmingpool and a restaurant that serves excellent pizza's. Staf in the restaurant looks a bit...

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RaeleneShea, Guest Relations Manager at Moonstone Villas, responded to this review

Thank you Jean for your review and I will certainly discuss your comment about the staff looking grumpy - with them. Perhaps if it was a busy time, they were concentrating on their orders, but still a smile is important to let our guest know how important they are to us. Your comments are appreciated.

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to Moonstone for dinner as I was visiting Tangalle for a few days. The selection on the menu was so good I went back the following night. The owner is Canadian, a lovely woman who kindly gave myself and my friend clippings from her Aloe plant to help with our sunburn! Although I didn't stay at the villas...

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RaeleneShea, Guest Relations Manager at Moonstone Villas, responded to this review

Hello Bloom 19 - and thank you for your review. We are pleased that you came to our restaurant and hope that next time you will also stay with us. Yes, the natural aloe vera plant is very good for quick relief of sunburn, so we keep a big plant nearby for all our guests - whether you stay with...

Ko Samui, Thailand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Moonstone Villas is well located across the road from the beach . The very safe swimming beach of Goyambokka is close by . Villas are well appointed , spacious and very clean Excellent food is available in the restaurant. The Canadian owner ensures standards are very high Recommend as excellent value for money and a relaxed informal vibe.

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RaeleneShea, Guest Relations Manager at Moonstone Villas, responded to this review

Thank you Grace853, for your comments. It is great to know that our high standards are appreciated, and we are able to provide that to guests and still have you feel a "relaxed informal vibe".

Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A small and neat hotel with a welcoming lady owner who made us feel at home right away. Our room on the second floor was large, clean, and well-maintained, and the attached bathroom adequately stocked with basic toiletries. Two stand-outs about the place were the sparkling clean swimming pool and neat grounds; most 3/4-star villas we've been to tend to...

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RaeleneShea, Guest Relations Manager at Moonstone Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased to know that you so enjoyed your stay here. We have had a few wifi problems here this year - and will be installing better service to each room individually in the near future, and of course will still have service in the restaurant and around the pool also. Please do...

South Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed staying 1 night at this laid back beachside hotel in tangalle.you need to cross a busy road to access the swimming beach but it is only a short 100 metre or so walk.the gardens are manicured and there is a small swimming pool for guests. The double room with aircon and fan was very large with high...

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RaeleneShea, Guest Relations Manager at Moonstone Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review where you comment that you "highly recommend" Moonstone Villas. Our staff work hard to provide good service to our guests and we really appreciate your supportive comments.

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights and was immediately delighted with the decision to do so. Raelene the owner is a very nice person and very welcoming. Her staff too are excellent. We were tired as traveled far and overslept. We went down for dinner at 9:55pm and all the staff were about to go home but they insisted we eat...

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RaeleneShea, Guest Relations Manager at Moonstone Villas, responded to this review

Hello Johnny, thank you for your very thorough reveiw. I will pass your comments on to staff so that they will know they are appreciated for their efforts. Thank you also for commenting on our restaurant food and service. It is great to know you enjoyed your time here.

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 15 December 2016

If ever i need to travel on work to the deep south of Sri Lanka I chose to stay at Moonstone Villas. The rooms are large and impeccably clean. The gardens are lovely and sitting on the veranda and relaxing with a cup of tea and a slice of delicious cinnamon cake takes away all the stresses of a day...

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RaeleneShea, Owner at Moonstone Villas, responded to this review

Ruvanthi, you are like family now - we enjoy having you each time - you are always welcome. Thank you for taking the time to post your review.

Reviewed 27 November 2016

The room was quiet, very clean and spacious with large comfortable beds. The private, spacious balcony had comfortable furnishings including a day bed. The very clean, refreshing pool is set amid tranquil, lush grounds. We ate a number of meals in the restaurant (mostly western, but Sri Lankan available), all excellent quality and reasonably priced. The pizza was fabulous. The...

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RaeleneShea, Owner at Moonstone Villas, responded to this review

Hi Doug, and thank you for your thorough review. You would have definitely had opportunity in your 9 night stay to sample everything - and we are so pleased that you found Moonstone to meet your expectations - and more. Thanks again for the review.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relax your mind, body, and soul, this beautiful property under Canadian ownership is overlooking the Indian Ocean and offers all home comforts. This Boutique Villa concept offers spacious accommodation set in landscaped gardens with swimming pool. The restaurant offers a selection of European, fresh seafood, and Sri Lankan cuisine. The ocean offers beautiful beach walks, safe swimming and snorkeling is available. For the nature lover, the following safaris are available: elephant, turtle, birds and wildlife. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moonstone Villas

Address: 336 Matara Road, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle
Price Range: $109 - $151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Sea view ,upstairs with ac”
 of 5 bubbles 815lyndak, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I liked the balcony room for the view but ground floor was also quiet and had self contained patios.”
 of 5 bubbles hskagen, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“get the ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles carolynf869, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“choose rooms with private balcony - the rooms downstairs have private terrace, but people living upstairs walk by to get to their rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles NyaJensen, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Top floor rooms are more private but all are great.”
 of 5 bubbles 527jenniferf, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
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