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Thenu Rest Guest House

12 Hospital St | Fort Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #61 of 148 Galle B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
marilla a Adelaide, Australia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Neat and clean rooms, family very friendly and helpful. Even made us curry lunch free of charge which was amazing and wouldn't take any money for this. Love the location as right amongst all of the happenings of Galle forte and right near the beach :)

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Also their little dog Blackie is as nice and friendly as the family!! The guesthouse is clean and has everything you need: space, comfortable bed, nice bathroom,... Sit and talk to the family and feel their warm personalitys! The location is just top! So the price is nice for that part of the city.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My Wife & 2 daughters stayed for 4 days after the Sinhala New Year in 2014 at Thenu's Rest. It is very safe with the Police barracks on one side & the Military protecting the Dutch hospital in front of it. The panoramic view from Thenu's is stunning all day around with the ramparts & the light house a stones... More

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Perth, Australia
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This guest house is awesome, located right in the heart of Galle Fort. The family who run the place are incredibly friendly and go out of their way to help out. The breakfast is delicious. We loved that there was a sitting room near our bedroom to enjoy the breeze and the views of the water. Would definitely recommend to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The owners are very friendly and helpful. Well located and close to the sea (about 50 meters). Wifi is not so good. There is no hot water, although the owner said there will be. All in all, good value for the money (3000 rupees) per night for a couple.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Spent one day and enjoeyd our Galle Fort stay. The whole interior was suprisingly quite cooler airier than expexted. Staff is friendly and serves big relatively rich breakfat. No problem with room or anything else. Close to the lighthouse which is wonderful on sunset. Whole fort area is magic.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Enjoyed my short stay here. The room was comfortable, hot water on demand and wifi access good. The location, in the Fort, just across from the shoreline and was close to restaurants, shops, etc. I enjoyed talking to the family and playing with Blackie, their little dachshund, and appreciated the restaurant suggestions.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

The rooms are a good size, clean and the owner is very nice. As long as you don't want anything more than basic you will be more than happy here. The location is great - it's within the fort area and just a couple minutes walk from all the restaurants.

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25 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

The best thing about this place is the location. The room was ok , would have preferred the last occupants hairs to be removed from the bathroom. The family appear to be quite lazy. When we paid on the last day the man couldn't take his eyes off the fuzzy cartoons on the tv. Stay somewhere else!

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We stayed in Thenu Rest Guest House for couple of days (26th to 28th Dec). Most of the tuk-tuk drivers know this place, so reaching Thenu from Galle railway station or bus stand is not difficult - if it's not too sunny, one can walk the distance as well - little less than 900m. We were given the room on... More

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Address: 12 Hospital St | Fort Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
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