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Beach Haven Guest House

65, Light House Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #29 of 150 Galle B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Sa H Munich, Germany
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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed with the family for 4 weeks and I can only recommend this place. The rooms are clean and come with everything you need (basic things, nothing fancy). It's located in the middle of the Fort which means it is safe and in walking distance to everything. Whenever I had a question I approached the family and they were... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is the oldest homestay in galle owned by a very nice family. The rooms are very clean (especially bathrooms) and comfortable, though our was a little smelly. The location is excellent within the galle fort. We can warmly recomend the place!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The location is quite nice, but most of the guesthouses in Galle Fort are the same since it's a small town. The room is clean, but need to update the pillows and the bedsheets. Bathroom space is very limited. There are chairs in front of most rooms and common area for free coffee and tea. The price is fine, but... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stayed here for three nights. The owner is very friendly and the room is basic but good. The only thing we did not like was the smelly pillow. It was probably due to the humidity, so that it had not dried well. Further it was perfect as said. Good location, a very nice common room with balcony upstairs, and... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

A lovely budget homestay within Galle fort. The rooms were simple but clean with ensuite basic bathroom with cold water. Upstairs there is a kettle, table and some utensils for guests to use as well as a lovely balcony with a sitting area. The family are always around to give you advice or knowledge on the area.

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New Zealand
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Welcomed by the owner on arrival, very friendly family run business. Staff helped with questions and suggestions about what to do in the general Galle area. Rooms were big, with big comfy beds. Bathroom was immaculate and massive. Looked brand new. Only downside would be the price was slightly more expensive for a budget traveler, however was still one of... More

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Saint-Benoit, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

My boyfriend and I were travelling around Sri Lanka in July 2013 and this was such a wonderful find. We stayed in Galle for about 3 days I think, but I didn't want to leave at all, and that was in part due to this wonderful guesthouse!! The matriarch of the family was so lovely and wonderful I wanted to... More

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Birmingham
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We stayed here during our 3 week medical elective. We all had a great stay, and despite sometimes having language barriers everyone was very friendly and helpful. The madam especially was very helpful when we arrived late at night, organising our tuktuks for first thing the next day and knowing more about where we were meant to be than us.... More

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I am also a student who spent five weeks at this guesthouse during my elective. From the first moment on it felt like home. My flight was late but the family opened the door in the middle of the night, offered me some water and food and gave me a hearty welcome. If you have any questions, they are always... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Stayed here for one night on our last day in Sri Lanka. Lovely rooms, clean, clean bedding and comfy beds. Clean bathrooms and hot water at all times of the day. Only thing I didn't like so much was the lack of privacy as all the rooms are connected and have holes at the top so almost connected. Good value,... More

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Address: 65, Light House Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 11
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