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Matara hotels and places to stay

Hostel UFO Ella
No.57, Wellawaya Road, Matara, Uva
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The price is $14 per night
1.61 mi from city center
Hostel UFO Ella
Polhena Reef Garden Retirement Resort
2.5 out of 5
30 Beach Rd, Matara, SP
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2.99 mi from city center
Polhena Reef Garden Retirement Resort
Luxury Villa With an Outdoor Pool
Matara, Southern Province
The price is $274 per night
0.91 mi from city center
Luxury Villa With an Outdoor Pool

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Kings Villa
3.5 out of 5
44/3, Dharmapala Mawatha, Matara
The price is $280 per night
2.43 mi from city center
Kings Villa
Titanium house
No 100/50, Madiha panghaseeha mawatha, Matara, Southern
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3.68 mi from city center
Titanium house
OYO 414 Hotel Nawathana
3 out of 5
No.15, Sri DharFortmarama Mawatha, Matara
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1.85 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (18 reviews)

"Friendly owners.place is comfortable . Bit dated and needs maintenence. Otherwise ok."…"

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2018

OYO 414 Hotel Nawathana
Culture Resort
3 out of 5
24, Beach Road, Polhena, Matara
The price is $42 per night
2.95 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (19 reviews)
Excellent ..

"We enjoyed our stay. Great location with walking distance to Polhena Beach. Everything was good. Specially the food . Authentic Srilankan breakfast was magnificent."…"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2019

Culture Resort
Top Secret Beach hotel
3 out of 5
Araliya Beach Road Maddawatta, Matara
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The price is $70 per night
1.56 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
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"Vi bodde i superior room och utsikten var magisk! Önskar dock att kuddarna hade varit skönar men annars var allt till belåtenhet. Goa surfvågor precis utanför dörren."…"

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2019

Top Secret Beach hotel
Seasons Four
3.5 out of 5
No 211, Wellamadama, Devinuwara, Matara, Southern
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The price is $21 per night
2.08 mi from city center
Seasons Four
Acquabey Surf Villa
2 out of 5
22, Beach Road, Polhena, Matara
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2.92 mi from city center
Acquabey Surf Villa
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Visiting Matara

Visitors can enjoy all that Matara has to offer including the seaside, temples, and monuments. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its restaurants. In Matara, there are 39 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Matara

The city is notable for landmarks like Our Lady of Matara Shrine, Parevi Duwa, and Dondra Lighthouse. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Star Fort and Polhena Beach.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 39 hotels and other lodging options available to select from in Matara. Listed here are places to stay within 5 miles of the city center.

  • Hotel Nawathana is located in the heart of Matara. Guests who stay at this 3-star resort in Matara can enjoy access to an outdoor pool and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • Amaloh by Jetwing is located within 1.4 mi (2.3 km) of the city center. Guests who stay at this 5-star hotel in Matara can enjoy access to a restaurant and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. Our customers like its helpful staff and bathrooms.
  • Culture Resort is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from the city's heart. Guests who stay at this 3-star hotel in Matara can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and helpful staff.

Dressing for Matara

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 89°F during the day and 72°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 89°F, while the average at night is 74°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 88°F with nighttime averages of 75°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 87°F and nighttime averages of 72°F
  • About 2.48 inches of rain falls on Matara each year
  • Usually April and March are the hottest months with an average of 89°F, whereas December and February are often coldest, averaging 72°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Matara?
Polhena Sea View is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data. This 3-star hotel offers a private beach and free breakfast. It is located a short 4-minute walk from Polhena Beach. Other good choices for your visit include Amaloh Boutique Resorts and Shades Resort and Villa.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Matara, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most room reservations are refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best options available in Matara.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Matara?
For additional details about updating your trip to Matara or cancelling it, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation to Matara?
Chillax Villas is a top 3.5-star guesthouse on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and free parking. Other good options for your kid-friendly vacation include The Seascape and Amaloh Boutique Resorts.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Matara?
Reef Edge is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. LakRaj Heritage is another good option if you’re bringing your pet along.
Where is the best place to stay near Polhena Beach?
Adjacent to Polhena Beach, Polhena Bay Resort is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and free parking. Other good choices close by include The Paceful Place …. !!! and Culture Resort.
What about the best place to stay close to Our Lady of Matara Shrine?
One of the top choices for your stay is Grand Rockland, located next to Our Lady of Matara Shrine, and this 3-star hotel offers free WiFi and free parking. Anchorage Villa and Estuary Hotel are other good choices nearby.
What's the best place to stay for a beach vacation in Matara?
Polhena Reef Garden is a top pick for your beach vacation. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Amaloh Boutique Resorts and Chillax Villas. Head to Polhena Beach or Madiha Beach for some quality time by the water.
What are some accommodations with pools in Matara?
OYO 414 Hotel Nawathana is a popular 3-star resort featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, and a restaurant. A couple of other options that feature an onsite pool include Pointe Sud and Kambura Villa.

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