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Buckingham Place

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05/07/2017 05/08/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent two nights at Buckingham Place at the end of a ten day tour of the Island, and what a wonderful way to end our holiday. We were greeted by Prasana, who provided us with all the information we needed about the hotel, and the local area. The hotel is beautiful with a lovely relaxing ambience. The bedrooms were...

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

We’d have been more than happy for you to stay longer - next time perhaps?? April has been a lovely month throughout, great weather, lots of great guests and more than is usual to see at the hotel, some really great kids! As the season comes to a close I reflect happily on its success, especially how well the new...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As many others have said this place is a wonderful oasis. Apart from all the other highlights the thing that impressed me most was how much has been invested in great customer service and the thought that has gone into making guests feel special from the moment they arrive. Truly memorable end to our Sri Lanka holiday!

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Thank you for a stunning review! I’m having a lovely morning, replying to the hotels latest reviews – thank you very much for yours. Truthfully I’m not sure I’ll ever get used to the amazing things people write about their time with us nor, the passion with which they write. Not in my wildest dreams did I imagine the incredible...

Totnes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our host is a self confessed obsessive compulsive gentleman and we reap enormous benefit from this in that there is no detail left untouched. We LOVE this hotel (or were we staying with a friend?). Such quality,hospitality and chilled relaxation is possible and the food is presented with love and care plus it's delicious and a feast for the eye....

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

While replying, therapists of every kind queue at our gates with a cure! Your review had me laughing aloud this morning, for its exposure of my OCD (I remain staunchly proud of it) and blunt rebuttal of all criticism by others - thank you indeed! I do however invite criticism of any kind, just so long as it’s fair and...

Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like many other guests, we feel this hotel is perfect!! Exquisitely designed. Brimming with style and character. Superb attention to detail throughout. Food and wine were fabulous. Nick (the owner) and his wonderful team could not have made us feel more welcome and they looked after us very well indeed. Beautiful beach on doorstep. Sounds of crashing waves and birdsong....

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Oh my goodness!! Thank you very much but…. your incredible review sets the bar even higher! Candidly I admit that we do fail often – we’re human after all, but I assure everyone reading we'll try to uphold the amazing faith you and almost all guests seem to have in us and try living up to the accolades. Truly, it...

London
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the honeymoon suite for 4 days as we travelled about the county. Nick's boutique hotel was friendly, food was amazing, staff were exceptionally cheery, helpful and nothing was too much trouble. The beach is just ahead in from of the hotel, and although there are no sea views you feel right on the beach with the constant sound...

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Thank you for a ‘fab’ review, I’m delighted the place was special enough and the location spot on it seems. Personally, I like living tucked far away from the chaotic town and love the beach too, I just spend too little time on it presently – happily our busy season isn’t quite come to end! It could really go without...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent 8 nights in a large garden suite at Buckingham Place (unfortunately we were too late in booking the honeymoon suite). Nick and his team have done a fantastic job in making this a truly unique place to stay, the rooms are lovely and spacious, we had an open air bathroom with a huge round bath....

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Many thanks for telling the world that Buckingham Place was perfect for your honeymoon and, that you’d definitely stay with us again should you revisit Sri Lanka one day. So, it seems all I need do is tempt you back to the island, if only I could share my own experiences here you’d be back like a shot! I chose...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent an idyllic eight nights in this Sri Lankan paradise. Buckingham Place is a fabulous hotel, situated on a spit of land between the ocean and a lagoon, it's location is perfect. All aspects of the hotel ooze elegance and charm. Our room was beautiful, contemporary with polished concrete floors, classic furniture and a semi open bathroom (huge bath...

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Eight nights in good company! I don’t wish to seem daft or make anyone envious but really, I wish I’d become an hotelier many moons ago - it’s a great job! There are drawbacks naturally, as with any job; the hard work, 16 hour days and something I hadn’t considered at all prior to opening, saying cheerio to exceptionally nice...

Zug, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just spent one day at Buckingham Place and regretted not staying longer. Unfortunately, it was fully booked which is not surprising given the quality of .... everything, really! The rooms can not be topped: very spacious (you could lose each other in there) with bathrooms outside the actual room (obviously still sheltered). The architecture of the rooms is amazing...

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Just fabulous – thank you! I’m as happy as ever this morning to read yet another fabulous review and to know, we made such a good impression on you in such a short time. And, whilst I’m over the moon with hotel becoming more popular and filling up from time to time, I truly wish we’d been able to offer...

Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For those reading these reviews, it must seem amazing that an establishment can continuously garner praise upon praise. However it is all 100% deserved. We have had the good fortune to experience a number of beach getaways, however this is the first where I truly felt able to disengage and relax, and not get cabin fever after a few days....

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

A more cool, laidback family is unimaginable. Firstly, thank you for underlining so succinctly what many have written about their time here at Buckingham Place. I admit candidly, ever since the first review I’ve been utterly amazed and overwhelmed at times by the warm, passionate praise as yours is, showered on us daily – both at the hotel and after...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I finished our trekking holiday here for 3 days. The owner Nick is fabulous. The staff equally so. We loved the all day breakfast option and the food was without exception fabulous. Great drinks and wine menu and the new pool area is magical. Out room was beautiful and mosquito free. Amazing large bathroom and the de...

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Many thanks for stopping here to rest your weary legs… Over the last 6 years or so, many wonderful things have been said and written by many truly wonderful guests. Your compliments are up there with the very best – thank you. I always say, when I tire from hearing or reading such things I’ll know it’s time to bow...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sea & Lagoon - small, intimate, hospitable Beach Boutique hotel with direct Beach Access. Relaxed imaginative hideaway on wild deserted Indian Ocean beach, boasts a spectacular elevated sea-view restaurant with 'viewing lounge' above plus, 33m Infinity Pool with bar/relaxation & deep ends. 5 acre beach & tropical gardens include separate 12m cooling-off pool while all 16 spacious 'architect style' bedrooms & suites enjoy the tranquility of elevated lagoon views. Un-pretentious, informal, interactive with soul, character & numerous wow factors, Buckingham Place is refreshingly different to suit quiet discerning couples/solos/small families with kids 6yrs+ in search of warm hospitality, sanctuary, romance, nature & fun! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buckingham Place

Address: Wellawathugoda Road, Rekawa, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle > Netolpitiya > Rekawa
Price Range: $139 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Buckingham Place 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“The honeymoon suite was not much more than other rooms, but was lovely and great value!”
TFMRN, 1 week ago | Read review
“There is no right or wrong - all rooms are gorgeous”
Karin6300, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“all good but southern ones have more of the crashing waves noise - we loved it but light-sleepers may like one further within the compound.”
S3207KEchrisg, Mar 24, 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are fantastic”
939MikeG, Mar 19, 2017 | Read review
“Either go for suites or balcony room if too expensive”
Big_Dave_1954, Feb 19, 2017 | Read review
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