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Frangipani Tree

4.0 of 5 812 Matara Road | Thalpe, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have returned to this beautiful place because we were so happy with our first trip . This is a luxury hotel but in the very best low-key way . Justyna, the manager, is an amazing woman and she contributes to the very special energy of the place . There is nothing she will not do to help and advise... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really liked this hotel, but it was the most expensive of our stay (I believe we stayed in 9 hotels), and definitely not our favorite. Here is our review: The pros: the rooms are lovely-- spacious, bright, clean, and comfortable. The bathrooms are also spotless and beautiful. In addition, our 2 rooms (we stayed in different rooms for 2... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Frangipani Tree hotel was the loveliest hotel we stayed in during our 12 night 5 hotel tour of southern sri lanka. It is a wonderfully quiet, secluded, classily done up boutique hotel just ten minutes south of Galle. We stayed in the Olive Ridley beach house, which was enormous and had a lovely, private-feeling outdoor verandah. Since this room... More 

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Perth, Australia
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33 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We originally booked this villa for 7 nights over the New Year period only to learn just before we left home that the booking had been messed up and we were booked for 3 nights only. Whilst we were pretty upset the Managers arranged 4 nights for us in the master suite at Thambili House in Galle which gave us... More 

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Lidingo, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 6 magic days at the Frangipani Tree, thouroughly enjoying our beautiful room, lovely patio, amazing outdoor bathroom, and eating ourselves through a lovely and varied menu provided with absolutely great service. The hotel is very well managed and room service is excellent. Days were spent reading, taking long walks at the beach and swimming in the beautiful pool.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the ten days I spent travelling Sri Lanka this hotel was the best by far. It is very discreetly located away from the main drag and benefits from an incredibly quiet and private beach a short walk from Wojiya. Top of the list is the service provided by the staff and the managers - Justina & Wojciech - attentive... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights on our honeymoon last summer - it was truly magical. The staff were helpful and even helped giving suggestions for the remainder of our trip. The pool is great and food of a very good standard. Well done - highly recommended.

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Cambridge, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall a great stay at The Frangipani Tree Hotel! 1) Service - waiters were very attentive and courteous with big smiles to greet us each morning. The front office staff gave great tips on not only local attractions, but sites to visit and practical advice for the rest of our journey - very much appreciated! They even delivered a delicious... More 

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Joburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Hotels in Sri Lanka are generally of a high standard especially those in the luxury category. This was a wonderful place to spend a view days and visit Galle. Its not a big hotel and that's just what we loved about it. A little boutique piece of heaven - lovely little pool, wonderful, massive rooms - try for one of... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Nothing beats crashing waves as you're falling asleep, but waking up to the sound of screaming children was considerably less appreciated. This is a tiny resort with no kid-oriented activities so I'm a little confused why parents of young children (10 and under) would want to come here with kids in tow? Or perhaps even why the resort would allow... More 

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Address: 812 Matara Road | Thalpe, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Frangipani Tree 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Frangipani Tree Hotel Unawatuna
Frangipani Tree Galle
Frangipani Tree Hotel Galle
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Unawatuna
#3 Family Hotel in Unawatuna

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