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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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Towcester, Northants
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel for 6 nights, if we hadn't pre-booked and had a cancellation clause I would have moved out after 1 night. Our room, which was a standard room, had a small seating area at the front of the room which had 2 wicker chairs covered by a well worn and stained seat cover. Although the room... More 

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Shanghai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first impressions were not stellar - but I left positively impressed and would recommend this hotel particularly for couples and families who may wish to hang out in a serene pool environment. We had reserved a standard room, which although it had a little seating area in front, was dark/depressing; quite dated and the bug net did not extend... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nooit Gedacht is an oasis of calm and elegance, a historic building set on a large property behind walls. The room was a good size with a separate sitting area, the bed was comfortable, covered with mosquito netting and there was a small outdoor porch. I had been travelling hard, on local buses and staying in budget hotels. Walking through... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very well located property . Once you enter you get the feel It's another day in paradise . Very warm management and staff make you feel at home . Cozy and comfortable dining and bar area like sitting in once patio.

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

What a fantastic place. This hotel is full of old world charm and all members of staff are a delight. Extremely friendly and welcoming and very very helpful. Despite being just off the main road and a short walk from the beach resorts, you will enjoy perfect peace and quiet here. Well almost, the bird songs in the morning and... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We stayed for one night at Nooit Gedacht Heritage hotel. We were a group of four, so we booked two double rooms. Upon arrival we were met by very friendly staff - I have to say, the staff is very kind and helpful at this hotel. They will try to arrange anything you ask with a smile which is nice.... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Very nice hotel. The old part is beautifully renovated. It is worth the extra money to stay at this part of the hotel. Big and clean rooms. With fan and airconditioning. No mosquito net but we had no mosquitos in the room, I think this was because of the aiconditioning. Very big balcony which overlooks the very big garden (with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

We were booked to stay 2 nights originally but after our first night we loved it so much we extended for our last few days of our Holiday. They ended up upgrading us to a better room after having some issues with our lock the first night at no extra charge. The hotel grounds are beautiful and a quick 10... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

Had a nice experience with nooit Gedacht heritage hotel unawatuna. Feel like we were in year 1500s. friendly staff, clean rooms , delicious meals and cool calm environment. Had an unforgettable honeymoon stay with hotel. We requested a special package for our honeymoon and it was a Valuable package.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

We were stupid enough to go to Unawatuna without making a prior booking hoping we'll find some place. Irony strikes - after 2 hours of searching, this is where we bumped on to and lucky to have a family room available. The place was great, prices were reasonable and the girl at the reception was very friendly. Nothing bad and... More 

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