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Devizes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable hotel but perhaps in need of a bit of a make over. The pool was simply wonderful, staff well trained and anxious to please. Food good but not 5 star. The wildlife tours - to Wilpatu Park in a jeep and by boat to the lagoon and mangroves - guided by the enthusiastic Sameera Desh were the highlight of...

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Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For those who like open spaces, ideal. Cabanas don't have walls, bathroom is surrounded by stone wall so you take shower under open sky - interesting! Nets over the bed. Toiletry supplied. Quite and tranquil place. Hotel restaurant and bar closes too early (cca 8 p.m.). Nothing near to eat or drink, just a hotel nearby "Plagama beach".

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bar reef is nothing less than a paradise! great location! one of the best pools i have ever seen. the staff and management is very friendly and helpful. had wonderful professionally guided nature trips. lovely dinners at the beautiful beach restaurant. one of the best accomodations we had in all asia. we will return next week :)) christian and outi

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Courbevoie, France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a rest at Bar reef resort after a 12 days itinerant journey. Cabanes (only 10/12) are subtly « melted » in the local landscape. The place is still wild, tourism here is in development since only 5/7 years. The magnificent pool (about 40 meters long) has a view directly on the beach, open air bathroom is just incredible...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Architectural Style mixed with Nature! Totally quiet. Clean. Well trained staff. General Manager, Mr. Shriyan, has a long professional experience acquired in Canada. Great stay. I extended my original stay by some days. Negative: Spa Treatments far too expensive. Some excursions as well.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights at the start of Feb. Location and style of hotel is perfect if you want to get away from it all and do nothing... back to basic cabanas which are are all part of the charm. Annie, the naturalist, provided great information and the dolphin watching is a must do activity if you stay. We...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 13 February 2017

An amazing experience - Thanks Sameera for the trip out to sea - Dolphin watching - an experience which is NOT to Be Missed - It was educational - with Sameera providing us with a wealth of information - and to be in the waters with a super pod of some 1800 dolphins was a sublime experience - Super food...

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Roma, Italia
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The cabanas are spacious, well kept and very clean. Provision of mosquito nets and complimentary drinking water was very nice. We thought the staff were excellent and the place very well managed. Great breakfast, buffet lunch and dinner excellent value. All in all a lovely laid back vibe but still delivers on attentive staff and excellent facilities.

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We stayed here for 3 nights in a garden cabana. On arrival, in the dark, we were shown to our accommodation by a gentleman who seemed more intent on speaking on his phone than in speaking to us. We had a brief, unsatisfactory, room orientation and were told that we should walk down the sandy path to the main dining...

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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2017

If you are looking for quiet space and time away from hectic Colombo, this would be a perfect antidote. I took a bus from Colombo Fort, be warned this is a 3 hour plus journey unless you can find an express bus (which I couldn't). The tuk-tuk driver had difficulty finding the resort from Pallavi junction, and it is not...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Bar Reef Resort

Address: Palmyrah Avenue, Norochcholoai | off Kalpitiya Road (23 km south of Kalpitiya), Alankuda Beach 00300, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > North Western Province > Alankuda Beach
Price Range: $120 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bar Reef Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Villa Nr 1”
 of 5 bubbles chriseggmann, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Garden rooms have fans but no aircon, but have much bigger, private areas.”
 of 5 bubbles CheshireWoodies, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There is no air conditioning”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisR169, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Quiet villa with lots of space”
 of 5 bubbles Pinkerton15, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Kitta2, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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