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Why House

Mihiripenna | Talpe, Galle, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is difficult to blend style with charm, to be aesthetically pleasing but at the same time friendly and alluring. That's what Why House achieves. Having only dined there in previous years, my wife and I were lucky enough to spend two weeks into the 2015 New Year at Why - everyone congratulating us on missing the unseasonably wet Christmas... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very special place! I would highly recommend Why House to anyone who needs spoiling! It has a wonderful feeling of truly getting away from it all. The bedrooms are all spacious and beautifully decorated in true Sri Lankan style with beautiful spoiling bathrooms with everything you would wish for. The pool and gardens are calling you for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would recommend Why House to absolutely everyone. It's a perfect place. We were spoiled to within an inch of our lives and nothing seemed to be too much trouble. The staff were ably led by the gorgeous Henrietta. They all had permanent smiles on their faces! My only sadness was that we were there for a mere seven days.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived until the moment we left waved off by all the staff, we were made to feel totally welcome and at home. Nothing was too much trouble for Hen and her team who were always available to make recommendations for things to do and see if we could drag ourselves away from the pool. The bicycle... More 

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed over Xmas and had a great time at Why House. We were a party of 20 (10 adults and 10 kids) and rented all the rooms exclusively. I think this might well have put the management of kilter a little bit, I got the impression they were more used to coping with a sprinkling of different guests. I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (two couples, a 12 year old and 19 year old) have just had the most fabulous stay at Why House: we felt truly at home, welcomed, cared for...the place itself is a jewel; the nicest pool I've ever swum in; the staff are friendly (and a tinkle on a bell away)- they even sang to us in Sengalese on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We spent a wonderful week at Why House for a special celebration. The staff were charming and so welcoming and helpful. The food was exceptional, the memory of a fresh mango curry lingers on... Why House is beautifully decorated and very comfortable. The atmosphere is relaxed and informal but every detail has been attended to. Henrietta organised interesting and fun... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We spent a week at the Why House and it was the most fabulous week ever. The staff were super attentive and Henrietta was the ultimate hostess ensuring that our dream holiday was perfect. Tuk tuks were available at any time to take us to the beach or into Galle, where we found the most amazing stones and jewellery. A... More 

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Moreton in Marsh, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We had the best possible week in October celebrating our friend Hen's 50th at the Why House. The staff are so charming & attentive, the food delicious and the rooms extremely comfortable. We were lucky to be put in their sister property 23 Palm (on the beach) which was equally comfortable and for us even more special as we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We stayed with friends for a week and were treated like royalty by Henrietta and her wonderful team. Nothing too much trouble and everthing we needed at any time of day or night. Sanat was especially helpful in ensuring our stay was hassle free and delightful.

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Address: Mihiripenna | Talpe, Galle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 8
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