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Giragala Village

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Reviewed 8 December 2013 via mobile

We stayed here with another couple for 5 nights. The rooms are very standard and not at all comfortable. We payed 5,500Rs (bargained from 6,000Rs) per night so a bit above average room price. The major draw of this place is it's location, it's located right on the beach with a nice garden facing south west. Hammocks in the garden...

1Thank Colin O
Oosterhout, The Netherlands
Reviewed 25 September 2013

This hotel, located at the end of the Mirissa beach was a lovely place to end our trip. Although the rooms are quite pricey, although bargaining might help, the setting in nice green gardens and right next to the beach, and the spacious rooms with A/C, fan and real warm water are worth it. Only drawback are the blankets and...

1Thank KvD85
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2013

This is a lovely hotel, set in gorgeous gardens at the far end of the beach. I really appreciated the fact that it is a short distance away from the main beach area, which is nice to visit by day, but not really my thing at night. My room was good, overlooking the garden and the beach. Everything worked well,...

Thank Karentoday
Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 15 August 2013

Located on the eastern end of the Mirrisa beach, this is such a lovely hotel. With its green garden and direct access to the beach and the Giragala rock, the setting of this hotel is so relaxing that makes you feel like you are definitely on holiday. We had a room on the first floor. There are table and chairs...

1Thank seetheworldinmyeyes
Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 31 July 2013

We came to the mirissa beach party with out making a booking and found that their were no rooms and finally we were directed to this hotel by one of the three wheeler drivers. this place looked very old but as we did not have any other options we took the room. Manager was very good but the hotel was...

2Thank gayan m
Leipheim, Germany
Reviewed 13 June 2013

We spent 18 days in the hotel and we stayed in the bungalow, thereis only one which was the only accommodation available for this amount of time. We spent 10 weeks in Sri Lanka and we considered this to be the best beach and there were no sand flies. The manager and personel were very friendly and we felt right...

1Thank Patrick H
New Delhi
Reviewed 19 April 2013

Giragala has the best beachside garden in all of Mirissa and sheltered swimming offered by Teacup Cove. Its end-of-beach position is away from some of the noisier backpacker accommodation of the central beach, and the small island just offshore shields the bathing area from larger waves. The fenced, grassy garden means you can enjoy being right on the water but...

1Thank annamagnussen
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 23 March 2013

Giragala Village hotel is located next to the Palm Villa which is mentioned in the Lonley Planet guide as top choice. As we stayed in both hotels, we judge Giragala as a far better place then Palm villa, it has a bigger garden, 2 nice stretches of nice sand beach, it is very clean, all staff is very friendly and...

2Thank Katontheroad
Reviewed 21 March 2013

Cleanish rooms, old decor but generally ok. Set in some nice grounds right on the beach. Not exactly a hotel to write home about but nothing really wrong with it. Ok as somewhere to stay for a few nights but there are nicer places in mirissa for a longer stay.

1Thank TClarkson
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2013

I spent few nights in this corner of the Mirissa beach. The hotel garden on the beach is very airy during those extremely hot days. I love the hammocks under the garden palms! But I agree with some of the previous reviews, the rooms are a bit old, though clean enough, and for my liking the beds were not very...

2Thank Inmatxitu

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  • Breakfast included
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Address: Mirissa, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Mirissa
Number of rooms: 14
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“all rooms are facing the sea, but the rooms on the 2nd floor have better view”
jkallweit, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Definitely choose a sea view room. It is away from the noisy high traffic road.”
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424bengte, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in room 1 far end ground flood away from kitchen”
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aggiem40, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“views from first floor are lovely, overlooking the small causeway and island.”
308kim, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“First floor ocean view”
583stuartb, 4 Mar 2016 | Read review
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