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Beach Road, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #44 of 93 Unawatuna B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This is a small hotel located right on beach. Stayed here 3 nights and enjoyed the stay. There aren't many rooms here but they offer most things you need. Rooms had a bit of a musty smell but not to bad, beds were comfy and bathroom was fine. Breakfasts were quite nice and other meals served out of the restaurant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stayed at The Villa for two nights. With only six rooms spread over three floors, the place feels very cosy and the staff have plenty of time to take care of you. The large four-poster bed with mosquito net was very romantic. Bathroom was basic but worked. We were offered beach towels when we wanted to go swimming at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Large and well furnished rooms with a good hot shower and large bed, plus a beach and sea view. We had a room on the top floor and the vaulted ceiling made the room more spacious. The staff are friendly and efficient and the breakfasts of a good standard. I would recommend, probably the best place on the beach.

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60 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

I only stayed here for 2 nights until my prefered hotel became available and was quite happy with my stay. I prefer something a bit more upmarket but The Villa was excellent for the price. The room was very clean and tastefully decorated with a comfortable 4 poster bed and chairs. It was basic and not huge but tasteful and... More 

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14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

My husband and I stayed at this property for 6 nights. We had initially thought to stay one or two, but fell in love with the location. The staff are amazing! With only sickrooms, you never have the feeling of being overwhelmed by other guests. The breakfast is very well done with plenty of food to start the day. Swimming... More 

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Livingston, Scotland, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We were lucky enough to visit The Villa with friends. They had been recommended it and what a recommendation! The Villa only has 6 rooms, two per floor on 3 floors. The rooms were spacious and very well appointed with a/c and fans. The quality was every bit as good as the big tourist hotels at a fraction of the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Stayed for 1 night after unexpectedly having to leave our original accommodation - had eaten a delicious dinner in the villa the previous night and the manager was very friendly and the customer service from all the lovely staff outstanding. We had a room on the top floor and it was very nice size and clean and the sea views... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We stayed in Unawatuna a total of 5 days. We had first booked 2 days in another hotel but because it did not have a beach in front we decided to move to this hotel. It was the best decision we made! Location was fantastic! Literally had my breakfast in front of the beach every morning. The staff are very... More 

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38 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We stayed 3 nights there purely enjoy the location. Room is acceptable, they don't have fancy facilities, everything inside the room is antique, clean. For the local rate we couldn't demanding for more, just your room has no balcony we need to stay at the public corridor to check the sea, also there are no amenities in the room. Many... More 

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kapila100, Manager at The Villa, responded to this review

Dear sir, Thanks for your comments, and our hotel looks like dutch style and that's why there are plenty of antique furniture's, but we got every facilities in the room and as you told our breakfast is very good and when you come next time please try our restaurant , we would like to give our best service for you,... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Awesome find, right on a fantastic beach. You can reach many fine restaurants and bars by either walking along the beach both ways or by doing the same with a casual walk along the road. The Hotel is great, good clean rooms with everything, TV, Bar, A/C. Walk out of your rooms and have something to eat or drink. The... More 

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Address: Beach Road, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Number of rooms: 6
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