Neela's Guesthouse & Beach Restaurant

Galle Road,634, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Galle Road,634, Hikkaduwa.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsNeela's Guesthouse & Beach Restaurant Hikkaduwa

    Reviewed by leanne.baker

    Nice beach hotel

    Reviewed Dec 4, 2012
    by (30 reviews) Dudley , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    We arrived in the quiet season and don't think there was anyone else staying there. The restaurant was also closed. so I can't comment on that. The rooms were large and were really nice. Mosquito net over the bed was more than adequate and for once was free of dust and holes. Good location and right on the beach. The staff are also very attentive. I would stay here again.

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    Reviewed by lionelrishi

    Biggest, cheapest, badest, bestest rooms on the beach

    Reviewed May 17, 2012
    by (16 reviews) London , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    We scoured the beach, up and down for a relatively cheap A/c room, ensuite too. This place had the best sized rooms, all with four poster beds and the staff / family are really friendly, unlike a few other places nearby.

    As it is off-peak, the restaurant was closed so can't comment on the food, but the menu had the standard fare of Sri Lankan and Western. The beachfront here is also where the sea is at it's calmest, although it is about 1-2kms from town, so no ATMs nearby!

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    Reviewed by kritch

    Good stay

    Reviewed May 2, 2011
    by (11 reviews) Melbourne , Australia Flag of Australia

    We enjoyed our stay at Neelas. It is low season so it is a bit like a deserted beach but the staff were really friendly.
    Watch out for the guys giving massages on the beach. They look pretty seedy to me but I saw some girls having one which they seemed to enjoy?
    Unfortunately they didn't have curry and rice so we can't really say the food was that spectacular, next door they had string hoppers for breaky which we opted for.
    Bathrooms could do with an update and the mozzies are pretty annoying so be warned. We had to ask for a mozzie net as our room didn't have one.
    All in all, a good place to stay.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Neela's Guesthouse & Beach Restaurant Hikkaduwa

    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding
     

    Travel Blogs from Hikkaduwa

    Beaches, turtles and whales

    A travel blog entry by jojo-a-lenka on Mar 22, 2014

    44 photos

    ... probably 10 times a day so the next morning we were ready for the beach again. We are early risers and at 8am we were already strolling on the beach enjoying the light breeze and lack of people. What immediately caught our attention however were small marks in the sand that we identified as baby turtle tracks. We were quite disappointed to miss this happening as there were no sight of any baby turtles but later we noticed that our guy with the sea weed for the turtles collected few of ...

    Nothing but chilling

    A travel blog entry by lhughes on Nov 18, 2013

    1 comment, 15 photos

    This place is amazing! Main surf spot in Sri Lanka, it's just a long beach and plenty of beach side bars and rotti shops. Today was all about relaxing and sitting in the sun! At least until the evening where we met two Aussies and had a few ...

    Day eighteen

    A travel blog entry by zoegilbert1990 on Oct 07, 2013

    So we woke up at 5.45am and headed to the harbour for 6.30!! We went on a whale and dolphin watching tour where they told us they had only seen one whale and over 1500 dolphins!! We thought they were exadurating quite a lot!!! So after a sickness tablet and moving some Chinese lady so we had priority seats on the top of the boat we set off where our driver waved us off as ever!! The sea was horrendously choppy and I began to feel dodgy as hell!! Sam then became nervous as ...

    Sleepy Mirissa...

    A travel blog entry by leendunc on Feb 03, 2013

    10 photos

    The sun beats down as we tread the dusty track out of the bay, cutting a line close to buildings and occasionally stopping to give way to the tuk tuks rattling by. We stop short of the main road and take some shade in a small cafe tucked under apartments above. The freshly needed dough is still being pressed into shape when we order our rotis. A simple, delicious bite which sets us up for the bus south and as we wait at the side of the road, starting to melt, we are ...

    Day 28 - Tally Ho....Onward to Sri Lanka

    A travel blog entry by rick_and_mandy on Sep 09, 2012

    1 comment, 14 photos

    ... but you will have the problems and you are first time to Sri Lanka, I have the answers and we must ensure that you tell everyone to come here, this is very important to us, what about we do ......" So, in no time we have our itinerary  now properly sorted and Mr Gayan will be our escort and driver for the rest of the time that we will be here, he will take us to our hotels in Kandy and Colombo, stay in them also, and make sure that we are well sorted and looked after ...