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Kingfisher Hotel

Welle Dawala Road, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed there for one week and enjoyed ourselfs the whole time. Very nice rooms with balcony facing the Beach. The staff where really friendly and helpful. If we og back to Unawatuna we will be back at this hotel.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we arrived here all the outdoor tables were full, but we were happy to wait with a cocktail by the bar. I ordered the tuna steak based on previous reviews and I can honestly say it was amongst the best fish I've ever tasted. It was also served with rice and a fresh salad; very welcome on day seven... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The location is perfect - at the end of Unawatuna beach with all the restaurants etc within a short walking distance. The room is cool and beautiful. There is no door to the bathroom, I have no idea why! The balcony is big and nice, A/C, nice bathroom, comfortable bed. There was no hot water during the 2 nights we... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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22 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Spent two nights here during our trip around Sri Lanka. Staff are very friendly and always polite. Rooms are very clean and quite spacious. Good balcony to sit and relax. Food at the hotel was excellent especially breakfast. Spicy soup with prawns and vegetables also very nice - much like Tom Yum. Wifi not available in the rooms, but we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Perfect stay and awesome food. Beautiful location and rooms with a great view. The restaurant serves great food and drinks. The best that we had in Unawatuna. Would love to go back. The staff was extremely friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I have been here constantly as I did enjoy very much ,awesome food which you can never keep away,very reasonable and friendly,Thai food and sea food are delicious and you can not compear,nothing more you can expect,I really would like to recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I don't have one negative comment to make about the Kingfisher... The rooms are huge and beautiful, the view from the large balcony is amazing, the food is delicious (the best I tasted in Unawatuna) the staff are very friendly and can't do enough to make your stay as good as possible. I originally booked to stay for 4 night... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights , not cheap by Sri Lankan standards, but at A$100 for a boutique hotel we loved it. (There are only 4 rooms!) we had a balcony overlooking the beach and the outdoor restaurant area. Beautiful room, terracotta and polished concrete. Lovely bathroom, only downside is there is no door ! Great staff, so friendly. Ate... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Although we didnt stay we stopped in for dinner and the food was delicious. Mix of thai and sri lankan dishes which were delicious. Slightly overpriced compared to other local places but not much. Would recommend.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We stayed 3 nights here and loved it! It is small hotel with lovely rooms that are very clean and well equipped. The hotel is quite expensive compared to others but it is worth it. It is right on the beach and has loungers etc and the restaurant is very nice serving lovely food every time. It is in a... More 

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Address: Welle Dawala Road, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
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