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We open our doors and hearts to travelers who wish to imbibe our way of life. Strand is a Sri Lankan family home, approved by Sri Lanka Tourist Board as a "Home-stay" accommodation for Tourists. We are in Sri Lanka's #1 beach destination, Unawatuna on the sunny south coast, but it is not on the beach front, only a couple of minutes walk. Four upstairs rooms, AC Suite, Duran Duran Suite, Casa Anna [AC], and The Nest[the most popular suite]. Ground floor rooms, Garden Suite, Casa Lillo and Blue Room makes up our home, a colonial vintage villa where five generations of our family has lived. Complimentary Breakfast, FREE Wi-Fi No Taxes, No Service charges! TripAdvisor 2013 Award Winner as one of the TOP25 B&Bs in Sri Lanka! Certificate of Excellence awarded in 2014!! Strand is like no other place~FEEL LIKE HOME! Google "UNAWATUNA HOMESTAY".
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Free Parking
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed for 6 nights in total. The green jungle garden is very special and every morning there were monkeys in the palm trees. The room was clean and we felt totally comfortable. It is quite calm as it is not next...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the STRAND guesthouse for 6 nights and had a peaceful and very relaxed time there. The house is related close to the beach (1 minute walk) surrounded by a big green jungel-garden. With a fan and a mosquitonet we slept very well!...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Very beautiful traditional house, we stayed in the garden suite which was spacious and giving onto the beautiful garden - and has a super comfortable bed and lovely furniture. The house is perfectly located, only a minute's walk from the beach, but yet away from...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank juliamoune
Response from Homestay S, Owner at Home Stay StrandResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us.

Reviewed 17 March 2018

Sri Lanka thee is noise every where you go, tuktuk many people but here at Asoka's place its so quiet and you can sit and relax, read a good book and drink some good tea. I visit his homestay since 1995 and of course Sri...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Nice house with potential (but seriously need some work on it!), "jungle" garden, 1min walk to the beach. We never saw that many mosquitos in a room (after 1 month being in Sri Lanka), room was kind of dirty, mattress looked like it was 100yrs...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Panamaabcd123
Response from gr8asoka, Owner at Home Stay StrandResponded 31 January 2018

Thank you,we take note of your criticism and look into lapses.

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"You can see images of the rooms on The Strand website"
photoned
17 Mar. 2018
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"We stayed in teh "Blue" room... avoid it!"
Panamaabcd123
29 Jan. 2018
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"Antiques styled rooms and well maintained"
Vajeendra
15 Jul. 2016
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"Try and get a room with a balcony or a small terrace."
BobBelgium
29 May 2016
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PRICE RANGE
USD 23 - USD 44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
home stay strand hotel unawatuna
LOCATION
Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceGalle DistrictUnawatuna
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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