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Amangalla

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   10 Church Street | inside the Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #8 of 42 Hotels in Galle
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Singapore
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the minute we arrived after a 6 hour drive we felt that we were in a true luxury hotel. The staff were constantly friendly and attentive, our room was bigger than our apartment. Almost everytime we left the room we returned to some new surprise - roses on the bed, a cake, ferns which created a canopy over the... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This must be one of the best hotel we have ever stayed in from the food the service the decor everything was just perfect.When we first arrived you are supplied with a butler who looks after all your needs he also books any trips you would like to go on.When we came back in the late afternoon we would go... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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106 reviews 106 reviews
19 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the arduous ride from Ceylon Tea Trails in Hatton to the city of Galle, I wondered how our next accommodations (Amangalla) would compare our lovely stay at the Norwood Bungalow? Well, from our arrival at Amangalla to our departure two days later, we were exceedingly pleased with our experience at this historical property inside the walls of Galle Fort!... More

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Sydney
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58 reviews 58 reviews
47 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

A fantastic location inside the old fort in Galle, the hotel is housed in an old building and is beautifully renovated, with white walls sparse dark antique furniture. The pool is in a wonderful setting and the breakfast, high tea dining area is very low key and relaxing. The free standing baths in the suites were enjoyable and the spa... More

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Hong Kong, China
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A historical building full of colonial charm. Even the standard room is huge with bed room same size as that of the bedroom itself. Dinner and breakfast both fantastic. The atmosphere of the dining area was so awesome - old title floor, extreme high ceiling, slow turning fans above, sitting on the veranda, feeling the summer breeze, watching the people... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We spent 18 days in Sri Lanka and stayed the last 3 night in Amangalla, an absolutely sublime hotel exeperience. The hotel combines a colonial ambiance (architecture, decoration, the clothes of the staff) with a refined luxury.The highs: -great food: typical Sri Lankan dishes but much more than only that -beautiful garden and a big and very relaxed swimming pool... More

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Bremen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We had a lovely stay at the Unawatuna Beach in July. The owner and his wife couldn't do enough for us and looked after us really well. The food there was superb, we had some lovely curries and there was pizza for the kids - it was excellent value for money- as was best the guest house. We recommend

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Sunningdale, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This beautiful landmark hotel defines luxury, service and authenticity. You can stay at the hotel and use it as your base to discover the historical 17th Century, Dutch Galle Fort and the authentic Sri Lankan culture. Or, If your preference is for a relaxing holiday in a five star hotel you never have to leave the hotel. There is an... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stayed there as the last part of our 10 days Sri Lanka trip. We stayed there for 2 days and it was just amazing. The service was very details from the day we check in and every single times we stepped into the hotels. They would just do the right pleasant thing at the right time. At the last... More

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Bodrum City, Turkey
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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

we did not stay, it was just a sight inspection tour.. this place is just amazing.. very colonial, beautiful decor, beautiful swimmingpool and best location. the rooms are huge and just beautiful like so often at Aman but here there is history "en plus". A superb hotel in every respect, butler service that is for real, housekeeping, attention to detail... More

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Address: 10 Church Street | inside the Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Amangalla 5*
Number of rooms: 30
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