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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I see this a little over priced for the services offered and given that there are many other options to choose from. There was no towels in the room, no soap, the room was build right above a sewage water way which connects to the sea, and there was absolutely no view of the sea from the room. A little... More 

Thank Zone4NCP
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The pension is perfectly located right on the wonderful beach! The food is nice. The host is very, very friendly and helpful specially Chamara! Best guy we've met so far on Sri Lanka. The room is ok, little bit dirty and older than is on the pictures but still we will recommend this place to stay.

Thank Ewa Efka N
Panadura, Sri Lanka
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

the rooms were really good better than the pictures shown, the location a wonderful as the hotel is near the sea and easy access. the staff was very friendly. enjoyed the stay in the hotel. the food was also very good

Thank kasun005
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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

From the moment we entered this place, we were looked after nice by the staff! Very friendly staff and I simply loved their welcome drink made of bananas. Great view and delicious food! The room was nice and comfortable with a great view! Totally worth the price!

Thank Windhiyani M
Bude, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Just at the South end of the beach, you can see the whole bay, esp. from the higher rooms. We were in room 1, right at the top. Good bed, large clean room, air, fridge & balcony with tip top views. Lovely staff, and surprisingly good food as we were so far down the beach. Very clean. (sorry about the... More 

Thank LittleLegs-CurlyTop
Zurich, Switzerland
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107 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We dropped in at this hotel/restaurant for a break during a daily excursion to Galle. This is an open-air restaurant just in front of a small beach. We ordered a seafood fried rice, which was quite tasty. Price was also okay. Parking, however, would be a problem since the hotel/restaurant has a limited space.

Thank Noki57
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Banana Garden is a great option if you're looking for an affordable stay - the price we paid for came with breakfast and dinner! Staff were very friendly and helpful. Food was good and came in big serving - not a lot of beer options though. Located at the quiet end of Unawatuna beach, so it's great if you just... More 

Thank Christina C
Bratislava, Slovakia
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110 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I was looking for an accommodation on the beach that would not blow my budget and found Banana Garden which offeres expensive, but also quite cheap rooms. The rooms have smaller rooms, simple furniture and bathrooms. Food in the hotel restaurant was very nice. The hotel offers accommodation on the online booking sites with half board - you over pay... More 

Thank Zuzana_sldkv
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

We were surprised how nice and friendly service we got. First from a young boy waiter and later his mentor. Not only that he advised us about food he also advised about our trip plane. He speaks german language fluently and we were surprised how well he knows Europe. Food was amazing, traditional, good seasoned and FRESH!! Fish was fresh,... More 

Thank Nina P
Vadodara, India
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161 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2015

We had dinner here the first day in Sri Lanka. Its a property with a beach front restaurant. The staff was also friendly. Being a beach front property the restaurant prices seemed to be a little on the higher side.

Thank AnandDNanavati

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Banana Garden

Address: Galle - Matara Road, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: $43 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Banana Garden 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“prawns are really good”
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 of 5 bubbles kasun005, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Check bathroom and wardrobe first”
 of 5 bubbles mytripsh, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Impossible, since the pictures of the rooms are not correct and they never seem to have enough rooms available, you get what they have that very moment.”
 of 5 bubbles PedroArena, 4 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Seaview is beautiful and romantic but believe it or not we couldn't sleep cause the sea was very stormy and loud”
 of 5 bubbles Chris8284, 22 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Serves amazing Sri Lankan Curry, try the prawn!”
 of 5 bubbles dermot77, 7 Jan 2014 | Read review
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