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    Arne's Place

    53 Panama Road, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
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    • Excellent72%
    • Very good10%
    • Average2%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible12%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Airport Transportation
    Pets Allowed
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    1 - 5 of 52 reviews

    Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

    We first stayed in the 'famlily' room, but that was very disappointing. No curtains (yes, everyone could see you in the evening while having a light on) and very outdated decoration. We are not used to luxury though. The bed was ok. After 1 night...More

    Thank Jurrie R
    Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

    Dirty, no ac, salt water in the shower, the rooms are very hot, so hot we slept out side. Breakfast not included though he declair otherwise on the web. Poor management. When we wanted to cancell the reservation, we had to argue not to pay...More

    Thank ali8761
    Response from info_arnesplace, Manager at Arne's PlaceResponded 12 August 2017

    We actually not happy with having Israeli people. you knew when you book the accommodation , there is no Ac and also the weather in Arugam bay. I think, you people are not qualified to travel in this wold. Sorry to say this. but, its...More

    Reviewed 23 July 2017

    We booked 3 nights in this hotel in the 'seaview cabana'. We had seaview indeed, but between the beach and our cabana was a plot of land full of garbage and construction waste. So that was actually what our view was. There is no aircon...More

    1  Thank Alien87
    Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

    Arne's place truly is the friendliest place not only in Arugam Bay but in Sri Lanka. We loved staying there for three nights. All the staff here are amazing. We - including two children at the age of 8 and 11 - had several surf...More

    Thank Lotte P
    Reviewed 5 July 2017

    We really enjoyed our stay! It was a very relaxed atmosphere and Muba and his team are super welcoming, friendly and helpful. Assam knows how to prepare some epic breakfasts (pancakes highly recommended, but also everything else...) and dinner. Nilam, the tuk tuk driver was...More

    Thank Mira_and_Damo
    Response from Mubarak M, Manager at Arne's PlaceResponded 6 July 2017

    Thank you and we changed the net recently. :).

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    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Price range
    • US$ 16 - US$ 22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Location
    • Sri Lanka >
    • Eastern Province >
    • Arugam Bay >
    • Pottuvil
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    10 February 2015|
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    Response from info_arnesplace | Property representative |
    Hi Anita.., Thank you for the message. we have couple of family house with us and it might be suitable for you families. Our place just near the beach and also we have surf coach with us. The surf point is 5 Minutes walk... More
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    "Don't stay here."
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    "Arne's Cabana has the best breeze and view out to sea! Great for a romantic couple"
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    "All the rooms at this place are radical"
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    "Cabin was rustic but lovely!"
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