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Leynbaan Villa & Fish Spa

74, Leyn Baan Street,Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #73 of 135 Specialty Lodging in Galle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Guesthouse in the heart of Galle Fort, so the location is great! It's cheap and it has all the basics but our room didn't have any window! The staff is nice but not very helpful. We asked a few questions like where to go swimming or where to rent a bike. They didn't know and didn't care. So if you... More 

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LeynBaanVilla, Owner at Leynbaan Villa & Fish Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment ! We do have balcony rooms for different price,What you have selected is different category room,Normally our staffs are very friendly unfortunate to hear that they are not helpful and we will look into that,,,(10pm)Ten O'clock we close the Main Entrance for the Guest safety there is always someone in the reception for them to... More 

Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Very nice place and great people. Clean room, nice bathroom and a great balcony in a quiet area right in the fort district. And all this for a real fair price (about $15). I will definitely talk about it and strongly recommend it.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

The Villa is actually at the top of a Jewelries store, we called ahead and made a booking with Shafa. He is very friendly and helpful. We got a room upstairs at the front. The room has a double bed with mosquito net and an attached toilet with hot water. The room and toilet is very tight, you can only... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We arrived after a full day of traveling, our room was nice and quiet with a big bed and place to store close. The price was very reasonable for Galle. There is an upstairs terrace over looking the street where you can sit and relax. The people running the jewelry store downstairs were very nice and helpful.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

$11 bucks for this in galle ft is a bargain. The man who runs the jewellers out the front is very friendly and helpful. The room we had is of good size, dresser , clothes horse . Big bed. But the mozzie met blocked the fan so we moved that as there wasn't many . The bathroom was clean and... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Stayed here one night, the room was super small. The bathroom was tiny! The bed was not at all comfortable. But the good thing is, it's a cheap place right inside Galle Fort, located very close to the fort wall and light tower so you can hang out the whole while and come back to sleep. The food in the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013 via mobile

There is not something really special about this place, but it's just very good. The location is brilliant, the rooms very clean, bathroom clean, and staff is friendly. Very good value for money. And before I forget, the balcony was really nice. We had a very good stay here. And food wise, there is so much in the old fort,... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for one night and it was enough! The room was very small but really clean and had a nice atmosphere. The best thing about this place is the location. Its located really close to the light tower and the mosque (although Galle fort is not that big). Its an ok place to stay.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

The best points about this place was its bathroom and location. It's on Leynbann Street and is close to the mosque and Lighthouse, just 5 mins walk away. On the same street you'll find different places to eat and drink- overall it's a quaint neighbourhood. I especially like this place for its little touches- some racks to hang clothes, a... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Situated within the old fort area in Galle along Leybaan st, Mr Fazzal and his staff infused a homeliness to this quaint little guesthouse. Rooms at $15sgd are very small after a double king size bed, but we had a balcony where we could chill. Overall a cosy experience for one night. Highly recommended for the budget traveller!

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