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Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel

182 Matara Road | Opposite Timber Co-Operation, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka (Formerly Nooit Gedacht - Ayurveda Health Resort)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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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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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in one of the Ambassador rooms (2 rooms interconnected). Nooit Gedacht is a nice base to be at when in Unawatuna as it is away from the main party scene (You can get some shut eye in the early hours of the morning). It has large gardens and a mountain as a backdrop. Overall: Clean rooms, clean bathrooms,... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with my partner for a few nights in January. We were a bit apprehensive having read the reviews. We were utterly blown away by the outstanding staff and the beautiful tranquil gardens. This is not a five star resort, and the price is very good. It is just stupid to quibble about not having 5 star luxury... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is in a converted Dutch colonial building and so has some charm. It is however run down overall - even in the new block where our room was. The hotel gardens are rambling and quite pleasant. There are two swimming pools - the smaller of the two didn't look very clean at all so I would avoid The... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We had a lovely seven night stay at this hotel after friends that were staying there recommanded it to us. The superior rooms were of a very high standard. And the staff very pleasant and attentive. I have already recommanded this hotel to friends going to Sri Lanka at christmas.

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New Delhi, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We had very good deal through website.nice location.very good breakfast their rice with tomato curry and coconut pancake were amazing. Staff are very friendly .its old property but they maintain really well. I def recommend this place to others

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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The place itself was amazing and beautiful However, due to an incident the staff (more than 2 which was necessary) decided to come storming and call us names. We were staying as a group. Very judgmental staff and name calling just brought the whole night to a disgusting night. The situation could have been handled in a much more professional... More 

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Pragna J, Guest Relations Manager at Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comment about the place. The incident is not described in the review. The staff made several kind requests to leave the pool as we received complaints from other guests about loud noise, drinking alcohol & eating inside the pool, past 10 in the night which are against our pool rules. However, these requests were not... More 

Heraklion, Greece
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

spent a day and a night after a long and very difficult voyage through the Arabian sea Excellent breakfast ( they dont serve BACON unfortunately) Nice room cleans and cozy very spacious ...try to avoid the ones near the pool ..you are not going to get mid day naps...will come back again ...

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Pragna J, Guest Relations Manager at Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Hope to see you again. Guest Relations Manager More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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76 reviews 76 reviews
27 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I stayed here on the strength of reviews on here and I liked it. The setting is nice, has a very decadent 'last days of the Raj' feel to it. I stayed in the cheaper rooms, paying 4500 rupees a night, I should have haggled as they were almost empty it seemed as it is not a busy time of... More 

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Pragna J, Guest Relations Manager at Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel, responded to this review

We value your comments on our hotel on Trip advisor. As the dishes are made fresh daily according to guest needs our kitchen likes to have the orders in advance, to prepare for the dinner. We apologize if it was in any way inconvenient for you. Hope you visit us again. Thank you. Guest Relations Manager More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This hotel is in a lovely little spot a very short distance from the beach at Una. We stayed for one night in one of the older rooms. They are quite small, but charming, with hot water, A/C a little dressing area and a four poster bed. The only issue is that it was two mattresses pushed together so we... More 

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Pragna J, Guest Relations Manager at Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We value your detailed comments about us on Trip advisor. Thank you for recommending us & we hope to see you again for another relaxed & laid back holiday. Thank you, Guest Relations Manager More 

Ashford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We spent 7 nights at Nooit Gedacht hotel at the end of our Sri Lankan holiday. It was very relaxing with a clean, comfortable and spacious room with hot water and AC opposite a beautiful herbal mountain and also next to the swimming pool. The service, choice and quality of the food was excellent. The design of the hotel has... More 

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Pragna J, Guest Relations Manager at Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your detailed reviewed about your 7 nights stay at our hotel. We appreciate your positive comments on the clean & spacious rooms, good service, & excellent quality of food. We like to mention that hotel only recommend registered & reliable service providers for Whale watching & other transport services as it is important... More 

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Address: 182 Matara Road | Opposite Timber Co-Operation, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka (Formerly Nooit Gedacht - Ayurveda Health Resort)
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Nooit Gedacht - Ayurveda Health Hotel Unawatuna
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Unawatuna
#8 Family Hotel in Unawatuna
#9 Romantic Hotel in Unawatuna

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