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Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel

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182 Matara Road | Opposite Timber Co-Operation, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka (Formerly Nooit Gedacht - Ayurveda Health Resort)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We just stayed one night and the place is superb. Its surrounded by the Rumassala forest and you don't hear any noise of the road or the sea.its like separated from the town. Its the best place to read lot of books.They have nice lotus pond.Staff also very friendly and attended to our requirements quickly.Food also good. We will go... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

amazing property with heritage touch.it was 1735 built dutch governors house.but still looks same.one of the best place for relax with family.decent prices.super quality staff.friendly.quick service.delicious foods.I have visited all the room category and best one is 300 years old dutch governor's room is best.they maintain the old rooms well and properly. nice garden.my kid love the duck.we enjoyed the... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the last of my stay. The property itself is really beautiful but gets a little depressing at night with their dated furniture and not-so-great lighting. Rooms were a bit small but comfortable. The bathroom door didn't have a latch on the inside and have see-through glass! The food here is pretty average and very less in quantity for... More 

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Nhill, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I was very pleased with all aspects of our stay at the hotel. THE MEALS / DRINKS WERE EXCELLENT. The staff were very friendly and made a great effort to keep the hotel running smoothly, and displayed excellent manners at all times. The setting in tropical gardens included plenty of local wildlife which we enjoyed. The hotel is in a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Very nice place in Unawatuna, big garden with good swimming pool, good service, room was clean every day, near the beach. Very good choice for these money. Hotel is very beautiful, made with love to traditions. For us it was best days in Sri Lanka.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

A very nice hotel with very helpful staff. Stayed in superior rooms which had views out to the hills. Interior of the rooms were also nice, though the bathrooms could be better. Breakfast was good and the couple of times we dined at the hotel, the food was very good. A nice getaway from the city.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to write a review on our hotel. We get many Sri Lankan families visiting our hotel with children and we are happy to hear that you had a nice get away from Colombo. We hope you would visit us again soon. Thank you. More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I stayed at Nooit Gedacht without properly reviewing the place or finding out what other travelers had to say - tough lesson! to start with, the reception seems clueless on how to attend to a customer, no one was at the reception to tell us where to check in, i walked in and had to ask people where to check... More 

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

Dear Guest, We are very sorry to hear that you were not satisfied during your stay. unfortunately, you had not made any complain to the management during your two nights stay which we could have addressed while you are here. We have many positive reviews on our friendly and helpful staff, the accommodation & service from both Sri Lankans and... More 

Yishun, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Stayed for 2 nights in April 2015. Clean, almost boutique like rooms. Very friendly and helpful staff. Serene atmosphere. The restaurant is highly recommended. The best food I had in the area. Overall it was a wonderful experience.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your time to write a positive review on our friendly and helpful staff and for recommending our restaurant. We are happy to hear that the food was one of the best in the area. We would share this news with our kitchen staff. Hope you will visit us again. Thank you. More 

Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

My husband and I loved this place. Wonderful pool and garden with a beautiful view of forested hills. The beach is only a 10 minute walk away, however we preferred staying out of the main town because it is quieter. Food is delicious, staff is very helpful and friendly. Rooms are very clean and cute-they have a very cozy and... More 

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

Dear Guest, We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for the positive comments on the pool, the clean and cozy homely rooms and our friendly staff. We hope you will return again for another wonderful holiday! Thank you. More 

Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

After coming toward the end of my trip to Sri Lanka I decided to spend a couple of nights in Unawatuna and found this hotel on Trip Advisor. The combination of an excellent reputation and excellent prices were enough to encourage me to book Nooit Gedacht and I was not disappointed. The hotel is absolutely beautiful from the reception through... More 

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

Dear Guest, We are happy to see your positive comments on our hotel and thank you for recommending us as a great place to stay. We are happy that you found our staff "very friendly" and the breakfast "superb" Hope you will visit again for a longer stay. Thank you. More 

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