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The Sun House

Travelers' Choice award winner
18 Upper Dickson Rd, Galle, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the best time ever at The Sun House! I was so lucky to have the whole house to myself, as we were the only guests for 4 days. The Cinnamon Suite is indeed the most beautiful hotel room in the world! The staff is the best I've encountered, friendly and helpful. They will arrange everything you ask them... More 

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Colombo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Sun House was a last minute find that we are thrilled to have stumbled upon. Lovely rooms, a serene garden and grounds and some of the best service around. What made it even better was that the staff were so accommodating with our toddler who is quite fussy about food. The place is so well kept and clean. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the best place we visited in Sri Lanka. The rooms where amazing, nicely decorated and spacy. The gardens are beautifull, everything is very quiet and serene. And not to mention the staff, they are lovely and will help you with everything. My wife and my two sons had a couple of fantastic days here. We will definitly come... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I stayed at the Sun House in the Araliya room in 2015. It's an incredible property that has been designed and maintained in a way that makes you feel as though you have walked into the pages of a design magazine or back in time to a colonial era. The beds are comfortable (even if you are used to Western... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The staff is attentive, friendly, and always very polite. I had a late checkin, and the manager arranged a very last minute (we were exchanging emails minutes before I boarded the plane) transport from Colombo airport straight to the hotel. The hotel is in an old colonial house, which is nicely decorated and always very clean. And so are the... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I stayed at the Sun House in 2013. I was very very good, the room was superb and staff very helpful. The setting and history of the place cannot be beaten. UNFORTUNATELY in April 2015 some 2 years after my stay they have charged my credit card again......not good at all. I am still trying to have the charge reversed.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I was swept away by the review of the Cinnamon Suite on the hotel's website by Conde Nast Traveller as 'the most beautiful hotel room in the world'. That may be true, it is indeed beautiful, extremely romantic and huge with a gorgeous four poster bed, outdoor bath, and full library. Nowhere on the website does it mention that this... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We stayed 3 nights and we're lucky enough to be upgraded to the Dumas suite, as it is off season. It's a lovely bedroom with balcony, great bathroom and little sitting room off to the side, with strong wifi signal. With no other guests, we got lots of attention, but not too much with Janaka particularly spot on. Food was... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Our stay for 6nights at Sun house was a very relaxing one.The Hibiscus room has such a charming atmosphere .The hotel serves excellent food especially their curries.Small but beautiful garden and pool.the staff very helpful .the place does require some maintainence but if you look at that as rustic charm then it's great.No TV,wifi or telephone in room.......boon . Highly... More 

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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Stayed two nights at start of Sri Lankan holiday with 11, 5 and 3yr-olds - an oasis but so close to the city centre. Very atmospheric colonial house - very spacious bedrooms which were actually suites. Lovely gardens, magnificent pool, monkeys and birds. Food very good an excellent place to chill but easy to walk into town. Great start to... More 

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