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Primrose Guest House

Unawatuna Beach Road, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #51 of 95 Unawatuna B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Cannes, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

prime location (not on the beach but close enough) and away from the hustle and bustle. Clean rooms but be wary to book online, it may not be valid when you arrive as they overbook. Staff are accommodating as far as possible.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We booked through booking.com for one night, superior double room with breakfast. The room was on the top floor, oblique views of the sea. Noise from the road below is BAD - get a room at the back of the building if you like a peaceful nights sleep. The bathroom was good, recently renovated & hot shower. The bed comfortable... More 

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We stayed at this lovely place last week, after just arriving from Columbo. The bedrooms are big, spotlessly clean and have air con, if you need it... It is close to the centre of town, but not too close, near the beach and the owners are very friendly.... The top floor rooms have lovely views through the bamboos and we... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We booked this property through Booking.com for 6 nights over New Year. Despite having received a confirmation from booking.com, when we arrived at the property the owner did not have a room for us. He said it is because too many people book and then don't show up, so he gives the room to walk-in customers instead. There were 2... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The guesthouse is located near the beach which is nice but I found my room to be quite stuff and always felt damp. There was a nice balcony to hang out on and watch the monkeys play in the trees. There are many restaurants nearby and the hotel had a laundry service that was reasonably priced. I booked online in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We stayed at primrose guesthouse for 8 nights at the end of August, just the room no breakfast. We didn't use air conditioning as the ceiling fan was very good and the shower was great with lots of hot water. The guesthouse is ideally located, about 20 seconds from the beach and near lots of restaurants. All the rooms also... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Had a great two night stay at Primrose. The owner and family are helpful and friendly. Kingsize bed. Spacious airy bathroom. Lovely balcony with monkeys thrashing around in the bamboo. One minute walk to the beach. Lonely Planet description was exactly right! Incidentally Galle is very interesting and extremely close by. Don't miss out on the 'new' city. The Fort... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Good vibes, nice and helpfull people, big rooms, clean, good bed, guardian at night and not loud like the ones 50 meters around the corner right at the beach... Good and empty surf spots around... And fairly priced... WE wanted to stay for one day in Galle. We will stay 2-3 more days...

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed here for our anniversary as a short break. The place is conveniently located and is a treat to be in. It was worth every penny and the staff and service and attention to detail especially the romantic package was excellent. The interiors were plush and luxurious and we just enjoyed everything about our stay. Very highly recommended and... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

firstly, this was not the place my travel agent sed hed booked, so i was mainly irritated with the new arrangement. galle was my first stop of my 8 day vacation in sri lanka, so reached here after lunch(i reached sri lanka by the morning flight)..we (my family of 4) were given 2 rooms on the top floor..i was appaled... More 

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