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Palm Grove

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Egodawatte, Unawatuna, Galle -, Sri Lanka
Palm Grove
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chennai (Madras), India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here with my family for 2 nights in this very charming property. Lorraine the owner was very accommodative and friendly. The room was neat and had good comfy beds with mosquito nets. Loved the terrace garden and hammock. Location is just a few minutes away from major attractions such as Galle Fort, Unawatuna beach and Jungle beach. Definitely recommend.

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Stirling
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Palm Grove twice in March. I made the mistake of booking late and had to move out for a few nights and then move back in. Booking in advance is advisable as they have bookings already for next year! Paul and Lorraine are wonderful hosts, even Charlie the Labrador is friendly, and know most of what is... More 

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PalmGroveSrilanka, Owner at Palm Grove, responded to this review

Dear David Thank you for your kind review it is always nice to see you and we always have a good chat .Looking forward to seeing you in July kind regards Lorraine & Paul and Charlie More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

Super friendly Paul & Lorraine are a great wealth of knowledge about Unawatuna, lovely rooms, super roof terrace, fantastic food, very helpful staff, 5 mins to beach , very quiet at night and safe. I had a fantastic stay & will stay again soon xxx

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PalmGroveSrilanka, Owner at Palm Grove, responded to this review

Dear Ash Thank you for your lovely review so pleased you enjoyed your stay we had some good times look forward to seeing you at Christmas best wishes Lorraine Paul Charlie and the staff More 

Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

As we run a B&B in Orkney we were keen to stay at a B&B in another country to see how things differed. When we first booked we did not realise that Paul and Lorraine are originally from the UK! Booking and information prior to arrival was all fine, Lorraine kindly arranged our pick up from the airport. We arrived... More 

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PalmGroveSrilanka, Owner at Palm Grove, responded to this review

We want to send you a big thank you for your lovely review ,so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and you felt at home here .As you both know making people feel welcome and at home is our main priority glad we achieved that for you .We enjoyed your company very much and look forward to seeing you... More 

Altea, Spain
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Great service from hosts and staff, lovely rooms and great breakfast.Will definately be back in the future.Its a lovely place to relax and unwind.Loved it so much we decided to stay an extra three nights.

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PalmGroveSrilanka, Owner at Palm Grove, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for your lovely review so pleased you enjoyed your stay and glad we had the extra nights for you ,we do hope to see you again kind regards Lorraine & Paul More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

A quick one night stay on our way to our honeymoon we were made to feel really special and thoroughly looked after. We were givin a beautiful room. Thanks Lorraine and Paul. Can see why you have such amazing reviews.

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PalmGroveSrilanka, Owner at Palm Grove, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review we are happy you spent your wedding night with us and hope the rest of your honeymoon was as nice for you .We wish you a very happy future together maybe we will see you on your anniversary take care Lorraine & Paul More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

From the moment I found Palm Grove, I was made to feel welcome, and comfortable. Excellent advice and guidance for what to do, and where to go. After a day of surfing or touring, it felt like coming home to return to Palm Grove. Thanks to Paul, Lorraine and their staff.

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PalmGroveSrilanka, Owner at Palm Grove, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for your kind review so pleased you felt at home that is our aim .We look forward to seeing you again kind regards Lorraine & Paul More 

Reading, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Lorraine managed to turn around a problem with the booking, which was not her fault, into a triumph of hospitality. Without going into the details, Lorraine proved to be a very genuine, warm hearted and generous host and although I only ended up staying there for one night in the end I am hoping that I can come back for... More 

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PalmGroveSrilanka, Owner at Palm Grove, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review i was glad to sort things out for you and you where happy with the result .We would love to see you again if you choose Sri-Lanka as your next holiday kind regards Lorraine & Paul More 

Warsaw, Poland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

When we arrived to Galle(Unawatuna, but at first we didn't even know where we were staying) we stayed in another, great place. After we made new friends and fell in love in the place we've decided to stay for one more night before going to Kandy and we asked lovely Lorraine if there was a place for us. We were... More 

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PalmGroveSrilanka, Owner at Palm Grove, responded to this review

Paul and i would like to thank you for your very kind review ,so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and the ride in our new tuk tuk looks cool now it is finished .We hope to see you again if you come to Sri-Lanka in the future very kind regards Lorraine & Paul More 

Florence, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Had a fab time at palm grove! The place is few minutes walk away from the beach, which means is quite!! Rooms are very spacious and they clean every day, fantastic breakfast and again people make the difference! Lorraine Paul and Charlie (the dog) are the best! Very helpful but never invasive, took their time to talk to guests and... More 

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PalmGroveSrilanka, Owner at Palm Grove, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and being able to use the kitchen can be a good help for the guests sometimes this is home from home .We look forward to seeing you again if you choose to come back to Sri-Lanka kind regards Lorraine & Paul and Charlie x More 

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