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Tamarind Hill

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   No: 288 Galle Road | Dadella, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #2 of 40 hotels in Galle
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't normally bother with reviews but having just returned from a stay at the Tamarind Hotel I thought I would this time as it is a brilliant hotel with excellent staff! It also is the perfect place for exploring Galle Fort, Unawatuna and Hikkadua In general the Tamarind Hill is what I would call a small boutique hotel, it... More

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TamarindHill, Asia Leisure team at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear Guest We thank you for going out of your way to review us. It is much appreciated. Our food and service levels remain our strongest points along with the colonial charm of our hotel and we strongly believe there is always room for improvement. Your comments about dinner is noted and we are extremely sorry for not being able... More

Vancouver
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend tamarind hill hotel to everybody who love to have priceless service and classic environment..... Specially the staff who working there so amazing and can't express their kindness from the word including manager mr. Nishantha...food and all other services also excellent.... I really thankful and wish u guys good luck

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TamarindHill, Asia Leisure team at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your great comments and we appreciate your recommendations. I will share your comments with the hotel team for a job well done. More

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4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment of arrival the staff go out of their way to make you feel welcome. The sense of spaciousness as you enter the courtyard like garden puts you into a relaxed mood immediately. The rooms are so large with each designed to have its own personal garden space. All the tiny details had been thought of. The only... More

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TamarindHill, Asia Leisure team at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear guest We are glad you enjoyed the concept of our hotel and we are glad you chose us for your stay in Galle. Your comments about the wall sockets are noted. Thank you very much. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Biggest asset of this place are the warm and friendly staff, you'll be amazed at how they'll raise the bar for service quality. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel like VIPs. Noticing we had an interest in the local food, the wait staff arranged for us to be guests at the following morning's breakfast service! For... More

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TamarindHill, Asia Leisure team at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear Guest We thank you for your excellent review of our resort. We are glad that you enjoyed our food and even took part in preparing it your selves. We are planning for more culinary adventures at Tamarind Hill in the near future which we would encourage you to be part of. Look forward to welcoming you to Tamarind Hill... More

Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sorry for the late review. We enjoyed our stay a few weeks back. Good experience in Srilanka which we visited for the first time and have plans of returning back to the hotel only because the GM of the hotel is down to earth, very polite and assisted us at all required times. The staff too are very very good... More

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TamarindHill, Asia Leisure team at Tamarind Hil at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear Guest We thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Tamarind Hill. Your comments will most definitely be shared with the Tamarind Hill team for a job well done. In case you visit Sri Lanka again you may like to try our other properties as well namely Shinagawa Beach and The... More

Muscat Governorate, Oman
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we enjoyed our stay at tamarind Hill Hotel with my family service was excellent and staff was very friendly, food and beverage was good I really liked breakfast and fresh juices, thank you for warm welcome, looking forward to go back again

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TamarindHill, Asia Leisure team at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your excellent review. I will share your feedback with our staff at the hotel for a job well done. We look forward to welcoming you back at Tamarind Hill or at one of our sister properties namely The River House and Shinagawa Beach located in Balapitiya Sri Lanka.. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a late review for the Tamarind Hill; stayed here few months back and had the most wonderful time. Beautiful scenery topped with great service by the most attentive staff made us love the resort so much that we are already thinking in going back for Round Two. Highly recommended resort to everyone reading this review. Thank you Tamarind... More

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TamarindHill, The team at Tamarind Hill at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear Guest We thank you for your review and are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We are in the process of finalizing additional excursion packages so our guests can see more of our beautiful country. We look forward to welcoming you again at the Tamarind Hill. Please feel free to share your experiences on our various social media... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a great experience in such a beautiful country, Sri Lanka. I was surprised by seeing Sri lankan peoples' hospitality. Food was amazing. I love it. Special thanks to Mr. Nishanth-the GM & the staff including Anushka for their warm welcome and excellent service. Hope to visit that beautiful Island and stay at hotel Tamarind Hill, Galle, once again.... More

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TamarindHill, Asia Leisure team at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear Guest We thank you for your review and we are glad you have enjoyed your stay with us. I will most definitely inform Nishantha and the team at the hotel for a job well done. We look forward to welcoming you back at Tamarind Hill and to the beautiful shores of Sri Lanka.. More

Southampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stayed in this hotel i june. Honestly I must say I was impressed with architecture, massive huge rooms, and absolutelly brilliant friendly staff, makes you feel very comfortable ! I would recommend this hotel for people looking for some nice quiet place to stay and relax, and personally, this place would be the best place for a wedding !... More

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TamarindHill, Asia Leisure Team at Tamarind Hill at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings From Asia Leisure Family, We thank you for your valuable comments and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Rightly stated Tamarind Hill is an ideal location for weddings. Garden weddings can be facilitated in the courtyard for approximately 200 guests. We are grateful to you for giving us a golden opportunity to serve you... More

ireland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

we stayed Tamarind hill just few days back it was fabulous. no wards to say about the food and the service. huge rooms friendly staff. best impression we had just on arrival great welcome by the GM and his team. we recommend Tamarind hill to all of our friends.

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TamarindHill, Asia Leisure Team at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Ayubowan! Greetings from Asia Leisure Family. We are so excited to see your delightful review and the topic it self described how much you have enjoyed your stay with us. We are so grateful to you for giving us a golden opportunity to serve you and look forward to welcome you back to your favorite boutique hotel very soon. Thank... More

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Address: No: 288 Galle Road | Dadella, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tamarind Hill 3.5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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#2 Business Hotel in Galle #5 Family Hotel in Galle #6 Romantic Hotel in Galle
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Situated on a three acre hill with huge courtyards, sun-dappled verandas and tropical gardens, Tamarind Hill has 10 rooms and two suites offering the ultimate in comfort, stylish design and modern amenities, juxtaposed with the charm of a bygone era. ... more   less 
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