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No. 7 Chando Street, Fort, Galle, Galle 25000, Sri Lanka
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Beatrice House
Ranked #6 of 107 Specialty Lodging in Galle
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We stayed with Kodi and Meena for 2 weeks and I can't say how happy I am that we have found this place! The two are very lovely persons. We could feel that they enjoyed hosting us and the others, always willing to show us Sri Lankan culture and hospitality. I will never forget the nice evenings of cooking-lessons, Rotti-eating... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Living in a 200 years Dutch style house,as throught time to the pass,it is very pleasant experience.You can see many Kodi's collection in Beatrice House,that were kodi collected from many countrise,very teaseful.Outside the house,you can see the fort,just the direction to see sunset,we catched the sunset in Galle. Kodi just like our friend in sri lanka,he away appeared when we... More 

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Southern Province, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Kodi and his family make you feel right at home. They take such good care of you that it feels like you're staying with friends from the first day you arrive. His house is an old Dutch house that exudes charm and history with well sized rooms. It's also situated right in galle fort which is the touristy area of... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

What a lovely place in a quiet street in Galle Fort. Our family - 2 adults and two 5-year-old children - stayed in the apartment, which was the entire upper floor with two bedrooms, a very large living room and a balcony. Who likes original colonial style instead of new boutique hotels will love it. What really made the difference... More 

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Aachen, Deutschland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I came to the Beatrice House first time because a friend of mine stayed there and she really liked it. When I saw the house, I immediately knew why. It is located in a quieter street of the beautiful old Fort, which is part of the UNESCO world heritage and is a huge nice house. It is just a footwalk... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

This is a magnificent house overlooking the beach and the Dutch fort. The place was very quiet and peaceful and it was only a 2 minute walk to the beach for a swim. The generous hospitality and the friendly reception made it a truly memorable visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We came upon Kodi and Beatrice House quite by chance escaping from a nasty room elsewhere and what a piece of luck it was!! We agree 110% with other reviewers who rave about the place. This is a genuine Dutch Colonial house with plumbing, air con etc but not refurbished up to a chi chi boutique-y style. We loved this... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Our feeling at this Beatrice house when we stay was so memorable. It was hard to believe you can stay and sleep in such an old beautiful house which built many and many years ago, it is an history you can feel when you look at the building, the furniture and decoration. This house is a magnificent example of Dutch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I have never experienced such genuine warmth and hospitality in a guest house, anywhere. Kodi and his family are perfect hosts and made me feel instantly welcome without being in any way overbearing. A rare combination. Kodi also speaks excellent English so could understand my needs and help me out which he did often. Furthermore, the house itself is a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Walking down the cobbled streets of the Galle Fort, the beautifully preserved/restored Dutch Colonial architecture and the magnificent view of the Indian Ocean alone is enough to convince a traveller to hang up her boots and settle down in this wonderful corner of the world. The house neatly sits in a somewhat ideal location, close to the ocean and protected... More 

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Address: No. 7 Chando Street, Fort, Galle, Galle 25000, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4

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