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Amangalla

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5.0 of 5
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10 Church Street | inside the Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
Amangalla
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Ranked #11 of 44 Hotels in Galle
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Pinjarra, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A real delight to have high tea here. Make sure to book a place and keep room for the food and drink by having only a light lunch! Worth the pricey cost for the location and the old period decor alone - very well restored and maintained. great service and attentive and helpful staff too.

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Gent
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30 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We didn't stay at the hotel but went in for drinks a few times. The place realy is very beautifual and the atmosphere is one of old colonial luxury and grandeur of days gone by. The porch is a beautiful place to sit down for a drink and watch life go by. The restaurant and lobby are very impressive and... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a beautiful walk around the Fort, my mom and I were starving. The manager of the hotel we were staying recommended us to have lunch at Amangalla's restaurant. Well, we had pasta with pure, succulent, and tasty sundried tomato sauce with basil, a delicious pumpking ravioli, garden salad and a kind of zucchini omelete (which they call "fritata", I... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Amangalla a few times a while ago and it's a beautiful place. Built in the colonial style, and furnished the same way. It is in incredibly peaceful, and stays cool even in the summer heat... I was told that the walls are stuffed with coconut fibre to keep the insides cool, but I don't know if that's fact... More 

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best hotel experiences we've ever had. As soon as we stepped inside this wonderful building we felt like we had been whisked away to a grand yet homely sanctuary, full of character, in the midst of a bustling old town. There is a deep sense of history at the hotel and it maintains its connection with its... More 

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9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I believe this is my first 5 stars... and I have been in many top class hotels around the world. A problem with this place is... that after the experience any other hotel and service will appear poor! This is the risk. Incredible personal service, beautiful rooms and pool, good food. Some possible issues... the baranda area of the restaurant... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's obvious that this is not going to be an ordinary spa experience as you walk through the lush grounds of Amangalla, Asia's oldest hotel, en route to the spa. Once there you are immersed in a sense of calm and sereneness long before you sit down, cool off with a chilled scented towel and sip on a freshly-squeezed juice... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have enjoyed a very nice week in Sri Lanka and were ending our trip Unawatuna. We stumbled upon Galle and immediately loved the town. Thinking of coming back here again I decided to scout some of the hotels in town to get a good view of where to stay for our next visit. I don't know what type of... More 

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Ely, United Kingdom
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140 reviews 140 reviews
51 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place, lovely surroundings, only stayed for tea. Rooms look amazing, staff attentive and not too pricey. Lovely Spa! There is a guest house you can rent for 5k a week! Ouch! The dinner and food menu looked good and wine list looked amazing Would stay there a night or two if went back to Galle.

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Castleford, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Called on afternoon for tea.....amazing. The scones, cream and jam were to die for...so fresh and tasty. Then the sandwiches, pastries and cake were amazing. Had a really professional young guy serving us....a credit to the hotel. When in Galle....go spoil yourselves...its an experience to remember.

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