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Reviewed 14 June 2018

Quite a simple hotel, not very fance or luxurious. But the staff goes out of their way to please. We were a family of 7 in 3 rooms. Pool is large and very clean and well maintained.The hotel is on the beach and has its own Water Sports Centre - which is open to outsiders as well of course. LSR Water sports centre.
Rooms are spacious and well kept. Sleep quality was a bit compromised because of old mattresses which need maintenance. The restaurant staff was courteous and a big Cheer for Chef Suranga for giving us special food of our choice at every meal. He was friendly and well informed and would chat with us regularly to discuss what we wanted to eat. Amazing food !! Thank you Chef.Also Sudha at the restaurant was extra helpful and all the boys at the bar. Overall a good place to stay for 3 nights to relax at Passikudah Beach and do some great watersports.

Room Tip: Closer to the beach end.
  • Stayed: May 2018, travelled with family
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Thank rvpmumbai
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Dived last weekend (6th and 7th May) with LSR dive centre at Marina Beach. Did 4 dives two at British Sergeant, one at Cap's Rock and Passikudah wreck. Excellent conditions fish life, visibility. Facilities and Service provided by LSR is one of the best I have seen in Sri Lanka.

  • Stayed: May 2018, travelled with friends
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Thank Keerthi K
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LSR H, Public Relations Manager at Marina Beach Passikudah, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Dear Ms. Keerthi
Greetings From LSR Hotels !!!
We are very much happy to see that you have enjoyed your diving in our Diving center - Marina Beach Passikudah
Do Come an have another amazing diving experience witih us .

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

the staff are exceptional, professional, very kind and helpful, super attentive and great customer orientation. They have some truly wonderful people working at the hotel. All of the restaurant staff were fabulous for all our meals.
the hotel and rooms itself are really big lovely. Beautiful main lobby and restaurant, pool area is fabulous, and great facilities overall.
one of the Best place in the world to do water sports and we spend hours on Jet Skies which provides by hotel.
they have Underwater diving lessons before you go diving and my most favorite was snorkeling. best view of corral reef and staff was so supportive.
this is My second time in this hotel, and my little man love this place..if you love water sport you shouldn't miss this place.

Room Tip: Overall a great location and the stunning beach is really the icing on the cake!
  • Stayed: April 2018, travelled with family
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Thank asiki23
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We went to Marina Beach for 2 nights. The rooms were massive. We had full board and it was so worth it! The food was absolutely delightful. The staff were so attentive and always ready to help. The beach was private and quiet, which was perfect for our quiet and relaxing getaway. I highly recommend it!

Stayed: December 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Natalie G
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Our family of four booked here for 3 nights and ended up staying an extra night due to our children falling ill (no fault of the hotel).

Great location on a very beautiful beach. Coming from New Zealand we are no strangers to beautiful beaches, but Passikudah did not disappoint.

September was a great time to visit the east coast as the weather was good and we pretty much had the hotel to ourselves. The pool, in our view, was the best of all the resorts along the beach - large and deep enough to swim laps in.

Food was plentiful on the full-board plan, with some beautifully presented dishes served in a very prompt manner by attentive staff. The chef stopped by our table to chat every meal. My only recommendation to the hotel would be to add some Sri Lankan food options to the set meal plans - Sri Lankan food is so wonderful! A tasty khottu roti would be an asset to the restaurant.

We used the water sports centre on site to go snorkelling and diving. Snorkelling is at a small coral reef accessed by boat about 5 mins from the beach. Water clarity was ok, a few live corals (and lots of dead ones!) and plenty of tropical fish to keep the kids amused for an hour. Diving was also ok, saw fish, octopus, visibility about 10-15m. there are better dive spots around the world but at US$65 per dive it was still worth the trip.

Hotel room - we got a family room which was huge and nicely appointed. Nothing flash but nothing shabby either. An in-room guest directory would have been useful.

Staff were brilliant. When our children got sick they really went the extra mile to help out. Husband had fun playing cricket with the staff at sunset each day.

I would choose Marina Beach over the fancier 5-star resorts which share this pretty patch of sand. Value for money. We were sad to say goodbye.

Stayed: September 2017, travelled with family
Thank the4chamberlins
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