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Villa Modarawattha

Madol Duwa Road | Kathaluwa, Koggala, Galle, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very small and idyllic place! View to the lake is awesome! The staff has always been friendly and helpful. I like the cool pool but cut myself in my fingers cause the tiles on the floor are very sharp (happened also to my friend). They also offer massages (a guy from Colombo will come for that), didn't tried it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed there 2 nights and we had the best experience! The view, the staff, the food-everything was great . The ambiance is incredibly peaceful and relaxing... Wish we could stay longer! Galle and all of the must see tourist attractions are super close. You can also walk to the beach from there

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is definetely the place to come of you want some peaceful R&R. The villa is a beautiful and open old building with around 5 rooms, fish ponds, and bunnies running around the garden. Security is higher than I've seen at other places, and they have a guard at the gate who always closes and opens the gate to control... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We felt as though we were having a total Imladris experience here. There is something very special about this place. It is a place of deep restful tranquillity and timelessness. A place where one can very easily stay for a long time. The ambience was so peaceful and meditative, that we just wanted to stay for days. Villa Modarawattha makes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Stayed in family group renting four rooms and had villa much to ourselves. Manager Prasanna and all his staff were excellent. Lovely grounds on lake's edge and well kept, with a small pool. Food was very good and sensibly priced. Very helpful for all extra requests we made eg with organising a two day trip into highlands

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We booked 2 superior rooms at this villa through Agoda – when we arrived after a 9 hour drive we were told by the manager Prasanna that he hadn’t received any confirmation of our booking from Agoda and that they were fully booked – then miraculously after 15 minutes and a phone call he said there had been a cancellation... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

What a place! Its situation is idyllic at the end of a dirt track next to a beautiful lagoon with rabbits in the garden. We stayed 2 nights here and found this villa a wonderful place to relax. It's very small with only 5 rooms so if you're after total peace and tranquility then this is for you. We didn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

It's a perfect place for individuals away from crowded hotels and beaches. The Villa is wonderful, has a real charm but fortunately only 5 rooms. The staff is extreme helpful and kind, they served us with a lots of love and attention. The nearest beach (South Beach) is about 400 m and there were usually nobody just us. You can't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

The villa offered us a sublime base to visit Galle and the surrounding area, we were lucky to have the house to ourselves and enjoy it fully.Villa Modarawattha is a grand old dame that needs lots of love and care,the wild life is charming particularly the rabbits. The Sri Lankan meal prepared for one dinner was truly memorable, the gracious... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

The hotel was simply amazing. This is not like the Fortress where it is top of the line mod cons, but it has a wonderful rustic charm and feel. Being able to maintain the fine balance between rustic with all the modern amenities you expect from a boutique hotel was spot on. The staff were attentive and the ambiance of... More 

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Address: Madol Duwa Road | Kathaluwa, Koggala, Galle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Koggala
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Number of rooms: 4
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