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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We went in sunil s guest house for 1 or 2 days but stayed 4. We really enjoyed the place. Sunil and Ureka are just the kindest persons we ve met. You can go easily by bus or tuk tuk to any beach. Any problem just ask Sunil he know how to help. And They can cook what you want... More 

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Thank Chris R
Carcassonne, France
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47 reviews
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Reviewed 6 March 2016

If you are travelling along the south coast of Sri Lanka and are looking for a more authentic experience than the regular tourist haunts and a chance to snorkel in a lovely lagoon protected by a coral reef......even swim with TURTLES !!!!! We have just returned from a month back packing around Sri Lanka and this was our favourite guest... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 April 2015

We were sent by Tropi Turtle to Sunil Rest. It is a quiet and clean place with a small breakfast.Sunil was friendly and helpful if we had a question or request. Basic but nice - maybe a little overpayed.

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Thank Ferit P
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 December 2014

Tiled floors, clean beds, mosquito net - the room was bright and comfortable. The area is nice for leasurely strolls, the beach is 2mins walk. No issues with Wi-Fi until the last day when it simply needed a top-up. Sunil is very friendly, so is the rest of his family.

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1 Thank Matylda88
Toronto, Canada
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112 reviews
42 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2014

Pros -friendly hosts -great price -restaurant on site that's good Cons -Wifi pretty poor when it's turned on, and for some reason they turn it off a lot -Cleanliness could be improved...our bed had sand on it and was wet when we arrived -Electricity went out and though they fixed it we were worried about plugging our electronics in since... More 

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Thank Emily S
London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 January 2014

What a charming and gentle couple and the very best vegetarian curries ! The accommodation is very simple with a narrow balcony ,BUT we had hot water at an excellent price. We stayed upstairs. The pillows were a joy to sleep on! There was also a mozzie net. The room and bathroom were very clean and there was wifi. There... More 

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Thank JennieSokoto
Milton Keynes
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2014

We came across Sunil Rest by chance as it was recommended by our Tuk Tuk driver. The place is really cheap - we paid 2500 rupees per room per night (£12) and is great for that price. The family are lovely and always happy to help. Just like all Sri Lankans, they offered to make lots of travelling arrangements and... More 

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Thank svetluska
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Reviewed 2 February 2013

We have been stoping at another geust house but after the second night of walking around we stumbled across the Sunil rest looking for somthing to eat. And could now belive what good food they make !, all freshly made big portions and very cheap !, and we did not arrive until late but the lady made us feel more... More 

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Thank rubirox
Mumbai
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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 January 2013

A family run place who manage multiple properties in Polhena. A helpful and smiling lot which re-energizes you. The rooms are basic and clean which is what they are projecting, so we were happy with that. Sunil's parents stay close by and have a few rooms there as well, his mother has a beautiful smile like his wife and his... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 December 2012

This place is recommended by Rough Guides so I texted the guy the night before to make a reservation using a Sri Lankan mobile. I didn't get a reply by the next morning but I turned up anyway. He was very friendly and pleasant; However he had received my text but just hadn't bothered to reply. He showed me a... More 

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  • Beachfront
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Additional Information about Sunil Rest Guest House & Restaurant

Address: 16 3a 2nd Crossroads | Polhenna, Matara 81000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Matara
Price Range: $18 - $20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“Upstairs, if you are not a night owl, as one room was directly adjacent to the dining area where travellers would congregate! Or in a ground floor room away from the kitchen area!”
 of 5 bubbles JennieSokoto, 23 Jan 2014 | Read review
“The house on the beach is just great”
 of 5 bubbles yum_yum75013, 24 Sep 2012 | Read review
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