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Thenu Rest Guest House

12 Hospital St | Fort Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #50 of 165 Galle B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Melbourne Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 4 days in late November / early December 2014 and HIGHLY RECOMMEND Thenu Guest house. It is actually named after the daughter of the owners which adds to its charm. You will most likely get to met her and all the family if you stay a few days. It is in a great location within the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thenu is a very comfortable guest house well situated inside the Fort area. There are numerous restaurants, shops and bars in the vicinity and the owners can organize transport to the rest of Galle and beyond. We really enjoyed staying in the fort rather than in the fairly generic beach accommodation. The rooms are comfortable and quiet, with good aircon... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners are really warm, hospitable people and made our stay here one of the highlights of our 2 week Sri Lankan trip. We didn't initially plan to stay in Galle and changed our itinerary at the last minute with a last minute booking for Thenu Rest House the day before we arrived. It turned out to be the best... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Stayed one night. The owner and his family made us very welcome and recommended good places to eat. basic rooms with wet room shower and few amenities but in fantastic location opposite the old hospital complex.

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Chincoteague Island, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Great location in Galle Fort, Very rich breakfast, Friendly stuff and kind couple owners. They also have a lovely dog called Blackey. It's very relax and comfortable to stay here. Will definitely come again.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I'd say this was an excellent place. I'm a local and I went with a few friends. We got the family room on top. It was was clean and welcoming. everything worked! Bathrooms, taps, remotes, fridge, etc. The inn keepers were really nice too. Walking distance to all the nice food and shopping joints. Perfect location in the heart of... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Good value for money in the area , bed and breakfast, charming host family. Perfect bathrooms very clean resthouse, comfortable and fresh all I could ask for on a quick trip to the fort. this is close to all the shopping and eating of the Fort . would highly recommend

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

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 July 26, 2014

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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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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Address: 12 Hospital St | Fort Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 19
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