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Frangipani Tree

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812 Matara Road | Thalpe, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I (2 boys 15 and 12 years) spent 3 nights from 16-19 July. We arrived very late and Asanka was waiting to greet us and served us chilled juices, cold towels and only did the check in process the next day. We enjoyed their hospitality and the GM Namal who arranged our trip to Yala National Park... More 

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Frangipani Tree for a week in July with our 4 small children. The hotel is stunning, love the design, relaxed atmosphere and location. Although there are no specific facilities for children, we couldn't have been made more welcome. The rooms are spread out in 3 small buildings so we didn't feel like we were intruding on other... More 

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Dubai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small and very well managed and maintained hotel. The staff were really excellent. Food was brilliant. Rooms are very nice. Brand new, large and a little rustic as well. Food was really amazing especially the Sri Lankan side of things. Superb quality and very authentic. Better than what we had at any restaurant. Our family would highly recommend this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We recently stayed at the Frangipiani Tree and had a wonderful time. Most rooms face onto the sea which is great as you have the constant noise of the waves. The pool is perfect. The staff are very accommodating and attentive. It was a great place to underwind!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Stayed here in March as a couple (ocean front room/lower level). Amazing place, we both loved the design (by a well known architect) which was minimalist with clean lines that framed the beautiful location well. Bedroom: Very large and simple. Bed was very hard (which i didn't mind at all but definitely not as plush as some hotels). Lovely polished... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I write, having reserved a room for Christmas. The process to get a room was torturous and time consuming. Finally, we got confirmation. Just now, I have just received an email from them telling me that they have released our room and given it to someone else because they haven't received the deposit. I made several efforts to pay and... More 

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EdwardsCollection, Guest Relations Manager at Frangipani Tree, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Jack, Firstly the management of Frangipani Tree would like convey our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused to you with regard to this matter. We understand that you are disappointed regarding the reservation process. Please note that according to our email correspondence with you, we have been sending you many mails with the relevant information requesting to make... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Great small boutique hotel with only 9 rooms. Great service (we were the only people staying during our 4 day trip) The staff are very friendly and attentive. The location is 5 minutes from Unawatuna and 15 minute from Galle, we hired scooters (the hotel arranged these) and explored easily with them. The beach is not for swimming as the... More 

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White Rock, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My wife and I are from Canada. We are well traveled this however was our first adventure in SE Asia. And it was our honeymoon. We spent three weeks in Sri Lanka, two of which we bless-fully chose to be at The Frangipani Tree during April. Booking was easy, friendly, and handled accurately. We got the room we asked for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

My husband and I, both in our mid-30s, stayed at the Frangipani Tree in February 2015. We had the most wonderful experience and cannot recommend it enough. The hotel is a beautiful mix of modern and traditional architecture and the room was a cool and comfortable retreat from the hot Sri Lanka sun. We used the pool almost every day... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Amazing spot with beautiful garden, charming decoration, huge bedrooms with exotic outside bathroom, turtles swiming at the bottom of the hotel, wonderfull sunsets. Love this place !!! Highly recommended. We would only suggest the hotel to revise the menu by proposing more meals (meat for example) and to impove the cocktails.

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