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Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing

4.0 of 5 71 Lighthouse Street, Galle Fort, Galle 8000, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Colombo
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I made a booking through the Head Office in Colombo to stay in this small hotel three days prior to our date of arrival. I was told by the official in the Head Office that it is a confirmed booking. We arrived at the hotel on the scheduled day and we were told that there is no booking. They also... More 

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51 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to check into this hotel and were horrified by the lack of cleanliness, the number of mosquitos and the gloominess of the rooms. When we arrived we were invited to sit on a couch in the lobby area that was filthy and as you sat down mosquitos came out of the cushions in their hundreds. The two downstairs... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Nice location close to the lighthouse and waterfront.Nothing special from the street but fabulous inside beautiful old high ceilings, wood surrounds and lovely decor. 4 rooms 2 up and 2 down,we stayed in the far upstairs room with a four poster bed, big and airy, huge bathroom, tiled floor.WiFi, TV and lovely breakfast, I recommend Sri Lankan over European. Staff... More 

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your descriptive review on Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing. We are pleased to know you had enjoyed your stay with us, experiencing a comfortable and spacious room to stay in while enjoying the unique concept of the property. We are very much appreciative of your encouraging feedback on our services and facilities. Such compliments carry... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

If you are thinking of staying on a full board at this villa.... BAD IDEA!!!! Before our arrival an employee at the villa called us and told that they could only give us rice and curry for dinner. We were told that the management changed the menu and the new menu was not made available to them and so the... More 

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Allow us to first and foremost thank you for taking the time to bring to our attention your recent experience at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing. We are truly apologetic for the inconvenience caused to you. Reading through your comments we understand the hassle you had gone through after making a reservation in advance for Full Board Basis... More 

Cornwall
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Beautifully refurbished colonial building. Small and quiet only 4 rooms in heart of the fort. Very well equipped rooms. Nothing too much trouble for the staff. Very helpful and friendly and attentive. We ate there one night too try the nasi goreng there !! Chef Anil fed us well. Yummy. A real find !

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your descriptive review on Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, Galle. We are glad you had enjoyed your stay with us in the heart of Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We, being a property of only 04 rooms, do our best to render personalized service to each of our guests. Going through your comments... More 

Karratha, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stayed at the heritage villa for 5 days and enjoyed every minute. The rooms were large and spacious with a very unique look. The bathroom was very open and a beautiful modern design. The staff were very friendly which made our stay very welcoming. I recommend this villa to anyone visiting galle.

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the excellent review of your stay at the Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing. We are delighted to know you had a wonderful stay with us. We at the Heritage Villa do our best to always make each of our Guests feel at home. As we are a small property of only four bedrooms, it gives... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

As I write this review, I am sitting at an open lounge area upstairs of the villa where our rooms are located. The house is a beautifully refurbished colonial home. The rooms well appointed...bed very comfortable, but it's just a house with no view and stuffy. But...we wants to stay in the Fort to walk around and experience it so... More 

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Jetwing H, Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your descriptive review on the Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing. We are happy to know you chose to stay with us to explore the Galle Fort. There is no better place to accommodate yourself if your main priority is to enjoy the beauties of the ancient Fortress. The main purpose of this four bedroom Villa... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Went with the family to enjoy the Galle fort & to experience life inside the fort. Parking space is difficult to reach, it's behind the villa & adequate only for 2 vehicles but there are 4 rooms. The room we occupied is downstairs & very gloomy as the windows open out into the front verandah & has to be kept... More 

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to bring to our attention your experience at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing. Going through your comments, we assure you that your feedback has our full attention. The property is located in the middle of the historic Galle Fort so that Guests who stay with us get to experience every aspect of the... More 

Kotte, Sri Lanka
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I was here only for half a day as two of the rooms that were given to us had issues and they had to transfer us to lighthouse hotel. The villa itself is beautiful and colonial. Rooms are spacious but gloomy, not much light coming in (downstairs - not sure about upstrairs rooms. Only had a glance and came down... More 

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all allow me to thank you for taking time to share with us, your recent experience at Heritage Villa by Jetwing, Galle. We are happy to know you had liked the concept of the Villa and its surroundings, although unfortunately you had not been able to experience an overnight stay at the property. We make this... More 

San Francisco, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We made it our second home for five days during kids school break. Perfect place to relax and sleep, very spacious rooms, good service and right near everything in side the fort. It's best to use nearby lighthouse hotel for main meals (if you choose half board or full board), else there are plenty of good places to eat near... More 

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the descriptive review of your recent stay at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, Galle. We are happy to know you had a relaxing stay with us, experiencing a comfortable & spacious room to stay in. We at the Villa do our best to make each Guest feel at home and after reading your comment I... More 

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Additional Information about Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing

Address: 71 Lighthouse Street, Galle Fort, Galle 8000, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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