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Jetwing Lighthouse

4.0 of 5 Dadella, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
#12 of 40 hotels in Galle
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here as a family of four for 1 night. On arrival welcomed to balcony area overlooking sea, fantastic view but unfortunately marred by scaffolding erected directly in front for repairs. Rooms were nice , bit basically furnished but bathroom area was lovely. We had a nice view over looking smaller pool and sea. Pools were great, very spacious... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A nice hotel, let down by the room service, no towels in the room and it took 3 requests and 2 hours to get them. A beautiful location, with two good pools. Right on the beach. Good food and friendly staff.

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Dongguan, China
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181 reviews 181 reviews
69 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were taken to Jetwing lighthouse for a business lunch. Arriving early were had the selection of either a table outside or inside both overlooking the sea. The views are spectacular and worthy of a leisurely lunch. Granted the service was a tad slow but it didn't spoil the dining experience which was surpassed by the great Sri Lankan curries... More

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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57 reviews 57 reviews
23 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great hotel. Gorgeous property. Slightly expensive but lovely. The lounge facing the sea is the best feature of this hotel. The sound of the sea waves, the sunset, the beautiful sea... everything is stunning. The reception guys initially told us early check in wasn't possible as the rooms were all occupied but then gave us our rooms within an hour... More

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Colombo
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed in a delux room with my wife on 16th /17th weekend during this month. Room is very spacious and clean. Staff is very friendly with all the guests and looked after us very wel. Check in was very quick and within few minutes we were taken to the room. Also I should mention they manage all these in... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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62 reviews 62 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a lovely hotel, but pricey. The loveliest area - especially at sunset- is the outside lounge that overlooks the sea. Despite the assurance of an early check - in, we were kept waiting for over an hour. This was despite the fact that the hotel was at low occupancy. Methinks its because they were trying to fob us... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were walk in lunch customers staying in a villa nearby. We opted for the pool bar lunch. Nice setting, lovely view, menu small but adequate. We ordered for our party at 1:30pm and waited 1:15 for food for 4 adults and 6 kids, when the food arrived, some was cold and the interval between first meal and last hitting... More

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kent
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely hotel right by the sea and the food was excellent - a good choice on the menu and you can choose form two restaurants. The staff were very friendly and helpful and no complaints, we were impressed

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Sopot, Poland
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66 reviews 66 reviews
53 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very big hotel. Nice service but I was expected much better impresion especialy this is SLH member. THE food Quality is digferent. One Dinner the food was Keys say average taste - buffet dinner. Second dinner was much better. The tuna steak was perfect done! The breakfast as for such a hotel is too weak in my opinion. The variety... More

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the very descriptive review of your stay at Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle. We are happy to know you had enjoyed the location of our property with its mesmerizing view of the Indian Ocean. All your comments on our services and facilities are well noted and we thank you for complimenting a few of our dishes along... More

Bangkok, Thailand
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165 reviews 165 reviews
58 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There have been many reviews commenting on the service and the offerings in the restaurant. To be honest, we just went for a drink and an opportunity to experience the spaces and architecture. We were severely impressed and loved every single view point, detail and architectural and landscape proposition. Many excellent books have been written and photos published, however I... More

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the wonderful review of your visit to Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle. We are glad you decided to visit us and enjoy the splendid architectural concepts of Late Sir Geoffrey Bawa, surrounded by the magnificent view of the Indian Ocean. Lighthouse truly is a great get-away location for those who wish to enjoy nothing but the beauty... More

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Address: Dadella, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Jetwing Lighthouse 4*
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Jetwing Lighthouse Galle
Jetwing Lighthouse Hotel Galle
Lighthouse Spa

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A distinctive landmark that stands along the Galle coastline, Jetwing Lighthouse blends minimalistic elegance with splashes of sophistication set amidst breathtaking ocean views. Designed by famed architect Geoffrey Bawa, this luxurious hotel lets you indulge in the finer things in life as you travel back in time and explore Sri Lanka’s colonial past. ... more   less 
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