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Tamarind Hill

3.5 of 5 No: 288 Galle Road | Dadella, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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    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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    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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Galle, Sri Lanka
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First of all I have to tell that I am fallen in love with this Wonderful Place. This hotel & its Service is out of this world. Mr.Nihal welcomed us & showed us to the suite, The Admiral. I was mesmerized by its quality & architectural beauty. It was the BEST suite we have been so far. The whole Hotel... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We certainly recommend Tamarind Hill for anyone who wants to relax in the style befitting a plantation owner of years gone by. The property, which includes 12 large guest rooms, several beautifully appointed public rooms, indoor and outdoor dining overlooking a large lawn complete with a lighted fountain, wondering peacocks and smal rabbits, and a beautiful garden-surrounded pool. The service... More 

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96 reviews 96 reviews
12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived yesterday after a long drive, lovely setting, beautiful rooms, friendly service. This Dutch colonial house has been beautifully restored. The dinner was lovely, local tuna...I recommend this hotel.

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Singapore, Singapore
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Tamarind Hill is a beautiful hotel that immediately impressed with its colonial grandeur and large historically furnished rooms. However where it completely failed was its bizarre service which left us feeling a little neglected for most of our stay! There isn't really a front desk and when we arrived, no one welcomed us to the hotel. The porter checked us... More 

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Just stayed at this lovely hotel for a relax after a busy few weeks. Very pretty place full of character and very spacious comfortable bedrooms. Staff very helpful and friendly. Food excellent. A bit away from the town and back from the beach but easy to get to. Because I complained about not having a bath in the bathroom the... More 

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Colombo
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10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our fourth stay at Tamarind Hill and not disappointed! This hotel only gets better each time we revisit. We were greeted with refreshing, chilled woodapple drinks and cold towels. The lady in charge of guest relations was welcoming and checked in with us each day at breakfast to see how we were doing. Breakfast overlooking the courtyard has always been... More 

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Greater Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terrific for relax and rest after many weeks travel. Staff friendly and efficient. Pool a delight, monkeys and peacocks to entertain. Short ride into Galle fort, hotel obliging in organising tuk tuk. Restaurant staff every friendly. Chef available for discussion of menu. Thank you to Gaynar for wine advise, coffee and tea.

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Manager S, Asia Leisure Team at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear Paul B Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and as a Trip Advisor Traveler Choice Winner for 2015 this is exactly how we like to portray ourselves to our guests. Our pool and service is most definitely a highlight More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I made a last minute reservation at this property and was unsure of what to expect. Our experience from the moment we stepped in to the property was pleasant and memorable. The staff are pleasant, the property is very clean and well maintained(the property is more than 200 years old apparently). The rooms are comfortable, the bathroom very large. A... More 

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Manager S, Asia Leisure Team at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear Guest We thank you for your review. We are glad you were able to join us for the wine tasting and hope you liked our local wines. Some sections of the hotel are almost 250 years old and so are some of the furniture you would find around. We rent bikes to our guests so they may take a... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed at Tamarind Hill for three days, and it was absolutely amazing. We were lucky to get an upgrade when we arrived, which was a pleasure in itself. We got the room "The Captain" which was on the first (top) floor with two balconies, a huge toilet/shower room in the most amazing colonial style and a... More 

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Manager S, Asia Leisure Team at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear Lea H Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad you enjoyed your upgrade to the Captain Suite which is one of our premier rooms dating back almost 250 years. Glad you enjoyed the interiors and the unique setting of the pool. We are a small hotel of only 12 rooms therefore we take pride... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Tamarind Hill one night and loved it so much within the first few hours that we tried to extend our stay. The hotel is quiet, luxurious and blends in very well with the local style and culture. We loved the old fashion home style of the hotel. The staff are exceptional, from the gardener/pool care taker to... More 

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Manager S, Asia Leisure Team at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear Seamus L Thank you for taking the time to review us. As a Trip Advisor Traveler Choice winner for 2015 we are glad that we have proved that we are worthy of this ranking once again. We are glad you liked the staff, services and the hotel in general. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. 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*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Tamarind Hill Hotel Galle
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Galle
#2 Romantic Hotel in Galle
#5 Family Hotel in Galle

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