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Reviewed 3 July 2014

The hospitality of the home owner,Asoka is legendary. And I could'nt agree more! Strand is literally like living in someone's home, in the middle of a mini forest. Although their main caretaker/helper was on leave, no stone was left unturned by our host, in order...More

Thank ruchikajohar
Response from Asoka_una, Owner at Home Stay StrandResponded 29 January 2015

Thank you Ruchchi for your kind recommendations, we always take heed of guest comments and strive to improve our offerings. Our kind regards to your Mom!

Reviewed 6 June 2014 via mobile

I can only echo other reviews. Lovely homestay with super welcoming and accommodating hosts. Also very reasonably priced. 2 minute walk from the beach. And we also thoroughly enjoyed the scrambled egg breakfast. The host even got up at 4am this morning to see us...More

1  Thank Mike W
Response from Asoka_una, Owner at Home Stay StrandResponded 29 January 2015

We are thrilled to get a gr8 review from a TripAsvisor Senior Contributor@ thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed 9 May 2014

Walking down the busy beachfront of Unawatuna to this quiet guesthouse is an amazing experience. It is so relaxed. The place feels very old and has got a good atmosphere. Very friendly hosts! Room was are also very clean (cleaned every day) and nice, although...More

Thank FelixvdG
Response from Asoka_una, Owner at Home Stay StrandResponded 29 January 2015

A good review from a Senior Contributor on TripAdvisor is always another feather in the cap, We are so lucky, the cream of travelers visiting Unawatuna is staying with us. We are thankful to all the great reviews we have got from them that has...More

Reviewed 7 May 2014

My wife and I spent our honeymoon in Sri Lanka and we were recommended Home Stay Strand by friends who had been before, and it absolutely delivered!! We were greeted at the door by our host, Asoka, who really is the life and soul of...More

Thank markburstow
Response from Asoka_una, Owner at Home Stay StrandResponded 9 May 2014

It was wonderful to have a new couple during the Sinhala New Year period, so you were our first guests. Thank you for your kind words and all star review. Yes do visit us again for your First Anniversary. Hilda and I enjoyed your company...More

Reviewed 11 March 2014

Back after 27 years, Asoka's and Hilda's family home is still one of my favorite places in the world. Unawatuna has changed a lot - but all is still small scale and friendly. You'll be just a few steps away from the beach and its...More

Thank mirowur
Response from Asoka_una, Owner at Home Stay StrandResponded 17 March 2014

It was a pleasure to have you visiting us again after so many years. We strive to maintain our simple way of life style in spite of boutique hotels and exotic villas springing up all over Sri Lanka! We have had many of our friends...More

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