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Apa Villa Thalpe

78 Mile Post Matara Road Mihiripenna | 80615 Thalpe, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Maui, Hawaii
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family with a toddler and a baby had one of the best holidays in Apa. What made it so special was the warm and accommodating staff who helped us with all our needs (even helping us to arrange to see a pediatrician for our sick baby and making purees/kid-friendly meals). Shamila was a true star in ensuring that we... More 

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ApaVillasGalle, Owner at Apa Villa Thalpe, responded to this review

Thank you for writing this review expressing your utmost satisfaction with your stay at Apa Villa. We are a small boutique hotel with a mission to serve our guests and ensure that all their needs are attended to. We take pride to be a family hotel welcoming children and infants by offering free cots, a Kids' Menu and preparing infants'... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have not had such a relaxing holiday in ages - Thank you everyone at Apa Villa! If you are a traveler who believes that beauty lies in simplicity and warmth and like a small, intimate boutique hotel with few guests around, the best service and food you can imagine at the best prices, this is THE place for your... More 

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ApaVillasGalle, Owner at Apa Villa Thalpe, responded to this review

Gosh, we are overwhelmed by the generous review of Apa Villa by this esteemed guests. It is so refreshing to find a family here enjoying every moment of their stay in Galle and surroundings.This guest has described in wonderful details all the things that she and her family have taken delight in - the excellent and variety of our menus,... More 

Abu Dhabi
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived to a lovely warm welcome. There were 4 people to greet us on arrival so no experience of no staff around. There's always been someone to help and cater to all our wishes whenever needed. A few teething issues with wifi (which I quite liked!) on arrival but these were resolved by the 2nd day. Food lovely, my husband... More 

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ApaVillasGalle, Owner at Apa Villa Thalpe, responded to this review

We are so proud to be of service to these appreciative guests. Thank you for your kind review and that every aspect of your visit was looked after to make it welcoming and comfortable. We take note of your comment on the soft seating outside the room on the terrace. We will see what can be done about it in... More 

Leuven
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The old colonial buildings are situated at about 2-3 km from the lively town of Unawatuna. But you don't go to Apa Villa for nightly entertainment, noisy neighbours or screaming kids. This is a place where you go to relax. And that's what Apa Villa is designed for. Big spacious rooms with a minimalistic design, outdoor shower and large beds.... More 

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ApaVillasGalle, Owner at Apa Villa Thalpe, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and for hitting it on the spot that we are a hotel designed for a peaceful and relaxing stay, to charge the batteries, and be pampered by the staff. Apa Villa has ample outdoor space beautified by the coconut palms that provide shade and tropical greenery. The long swimming pool aligned purposefully to the horizon... More 

Greece
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the privacy of a complex of 3villas (6suites total) you can relax under the palm trees the small infinity pool is perfect. The staff is nice and polite. You can not swim in front of the villa but the beach is only 800 rs far!!! The famous tuk-tuk are waiting outside the villa and ready to drive you wherever... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is stunning. The staff are friendly and helpful, the rooms are gorgeous-simple, elegant, spacious. Bathroom was amazing- outdoor shower such a treat! Breakfast and lunch/snacks were great. The pool is the perfect length and very well maintained with the gardens. We came here as a 3 and stayed in one villa together- had an amazing weekend and would... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I didnt have the chance to stay in this Villa, but would absolutely recommend due to the following. I booked a few days in this hotel, but due to working issues I had to change the dates for my trip to Sri Lanka. I tried to change the dates for my stay, but the hotel was fully booked for my... More 

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ApaVillasGalle, Owner at Apa Villa Thalpe, responded to this review

We thank our guest for his kind words and we can only say that we prefer to win a customer than to lose one by taking a reasonable approach to a genuine booking. We are equally disappointed that we were unable to accommodate him on his selected dates due to a full house. However, we believe that we will be... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Apa Villa, Thalpe, Galle in Sri Lanka is a small boutique hotel offering exceptional service in a paradise setting. The villas are facing a beautiful infinity pool which leads directly to the beach and the gardens are kept in an immaculate condition. The villas suit the environment perfectly and the facilities, especially the very comfortable beds, are good. The staff... More 

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ApaVillasGalle, Owner at Apa Villa Thalpe, responded to this review

We are more than delighted that our guests enjoyed their stay at Apa Villa and we will certainly look forward to their next visit to "re-charge their batteries." We want to show appreciation to returned guests at Apa Villas by offering a special discount on the next booking. We take note of the comments regarding staff and will improve on... More 

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Our group of 8 from Singapore stayed in Apa Villa Thalpe for 2 nights on Sept 28 and 29, 2014. We had toured Sri Lanka for 9 days and this stay was planned for us to relax and rejuvenate before returning to Colombo for our flight home. It surpassed our expectations. We took the 3 Cinnamon suites, sleeping 3+3+2 and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Last summer, I decided I wanted a surf vacation in Sri lanka, so I looked at some hotels websites and wrote a few emails. The first (and fastest) reply came from Shamila at apa villa. That level of service and professionalism is one of many reasons I decided to spend a week there. If you surf and you’re looking an... More 

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Address: 78 Mile Post Matara Road Mihiripenna | 80615 Thalpe, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 7
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Apa Villa Thalpe Hotel Galle
Hotel Style:
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Galle
#16 Family Hotel in Galle
#17 Romantic Hotel in Galle

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