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Kingfisher Hotel

Welle Dawala Road, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent five nights here after travelling from place to place and it was one of the best decisions we made! We booked ahead of time and were lucky to get a cancellation slot because we loved the look and feel of the hotel when we found it online. Before I write about the hotel/room I must talk about the... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such a wonderful stay at the Kingfisher. We came to Unawatuna before a wedding, and stayed with the hotel with some friends. The hotel's small size made for a very personal touch, and the staff are fantastic. The rooms are immaculate and really great for couples. We had a gorgeous view over the ocean, the food was yummy,... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I've been traveling around the world so I have many experiences to compare, but this hotel is a pure perfection. Comfortable clean rooms attached right to the beach, wonderful and caring staff always ready to help, the BEST fish restaurant i've ever eaten in, in one word: EXCELLENT. It's a place to stay, sleep, drink & eat. The bonus is... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Rooms are new, nice and clean - the only thing missing is a door in front of the toilet so be prepared to take your relationship to another level! Staff is chaotic and disorganised, but friendly. The rooms are very noisy as they overlook the attached beach restaurant. Witless intermittent, food so la la and overpriced for what it is.... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Kingfisher has everything you would want in Unawatuna - awesome access to the beach, great restaurant and nice rooms etc. It is an excellent choice for a place to stay, but the huge highlight for me was how helpful the owners and staff were during out time there. I had to do a job interview with a company in New... More 

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
20 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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62 reviews 62 reviews
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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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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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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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