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The Sun House

18 Upper Dickson Rd, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #12 of 44 Hotels in Galle
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
NeilGraham1984 New York City, New York
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall we had a wonderful time in this quaint old house. The food was excellent, the staff extremely accommodating and the overall setting rather peaceful. (The Sun House helpfully provided the spray to keep the voracious mosquitoes at bay.) We were happy to be up on a hill, removed from the tourist hubbub down in the fort, yet close enough... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its very quaint and unique - can see where it was once a jewel - Our room was the suite off the veranda and it had a partial view of the bay - period furniture and lovely bed. Breakfast was excellent - they have one of the best curds we had in Sri Lanka - fresh fruit, French toast that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our final night at the end of a group tour and it finished in style. Beautiful colonial house, lovely grounds and pool area (albeit small). Our lunch was excellent. Drink prices a bit on the pricey side in the evening. Only downside, if you have a room on the courtyard you will hear those who are drinking outside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights in this magnificent place and fortunately 3 more to go. Are staying in the Dumas suite, somewhat smaller than the Cinnamon suite, but Dumas has a balcony large enough to sit with the two of us enjoying the great view. Everything here is just gorgious (with the only exception the poor wifi signal due to an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

Unfortunately, Only stayed for one night but 2 full days at the sun house. Words can't explain what a wonderful experience it is as you would have to feel it. Renovated to perfection, this period home of I think 8 rooms is such luxury with a feeling of home. There are many areas indoor and out to relax, plus an... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The Sun House is a great place to stay if you don't want to be right in the noise of the fort where a lot of the hotels are based is Galle yet it's a short walk or tuc tuc ride away from the fort. The staff were extremely pleasant and we had a great room with an outdoor shower... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We checked into the Sun House after spending two nights in our friends private villa. The location was great so we were able to see the Fort and the town area around the fort all in a day. The Sun House itself was quite dated but the staff were very accommodating. We were in the Cinnamon Suite but I found... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The Sun House Hotel is a unique and interesting hotel with great, attentive, personalized service, but picky travelers should note that it is not really a luxury hotel despite what its prices and website description imply. We stayed at the Sun House for 5 nights in November 2014. The hotel is located about a 5 minute tuk tuk ride from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

I would certainly recommend the Sun House. The rooms are beautifully finished with little touches such as the hand drawn map which we appreciated. Food was also excellent. We didn't manage to use the pool but it looked very welcoming. If I had to list one drawback it would be the location. In hindsight we would have liked to stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

Tremendous boutique hotel. We saw the reviews on tripadvisor and thought we would give it ago. It is Located in a quite and lovely part of Galle . The Pool was small but nice . Service was excellent as was the room. We also had dinner there and that was excellent. The tuk tuk driver who services them was extremely... More 

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Address: 18 Upper Dickson Rd, Galle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
The Sun House Hotel Galle
The Sun Hotel
Sun Hotel Galle
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Galle

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