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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am really surprised by some reviews I have been reading. With stayed in this hotel for one night and one day and we had a really good time. The service was really good, all the employees have been helpful and pleasant. The garden is very relaxing and includes a nice swimming pool. The hotel is about 10min from Galle's... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel was initially a cultural shock for us after what we had been experiencing at our previous hotels. But after a reassessment it was not as bad as we first thought. The hotel is very isolated from any main shops and eating places and not the easiest to find through the windy narrow back streets but thanks to hotels... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

I recommend this hotel to everyone who looks for a peaceful place and enjoys relax in the nature without crowd. Very nice staff does the best to fulfill your wishes what makes you feel pleasant. I hope other tourists will enjoy staying there as we did.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Absolutely lovely garden. Pool great. Nice verandah outside rooms. Sweet staff. Good to have mosquito nets over bed. Bathrooms ok. But rooms very basic in standard. And: rooms not cleaned or tidied during stay. Breakfast a sad story fruit egg toast. Not possible to get all breakfast in less than an hour, some mornings more. Garden furniture very worn out,... More 

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Leijay, Manager at Leijay Resort, responded to this review

The Guest House changed management in November and it has taken a few months to set things up and train new staff, in the middle of high season. The place is being managed well and we hope that the new visitors can enjoy the facilities (pool, garden etc.) that the place offers. Free pick and drop is added via a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Absolutely lovely garden. Flowers andre trees. Pool great. Nice verandah outside rooms. Sweet staff. Good to have mosquito nets over bed. Bathrooms ok. But rooms very basic in standard. And: rooms not cleaned or tidied during our three nights stay. Could really need fresh towels and sweeped floors. Breakfast a sad story ecxept coffee and tea. Not possible to get... More 

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New Delhi, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Leijay Resort is not really one. Other than a swimming pool, it is just a collection of rooms which share common sitting areas looking out on a nice garden. The location is pretty, with monkeys and birds everywhere as well as lots of flies and mosquitos. We are told a foreign owner from a South Asian country recently bought the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We spent 1 night in this small resort. Very quiet outside the city center. nice swimming pool and very green garden. Enjoyed the discretion of the personnel and the simple food served at dinner. Rooms are spacious and every house has a private terrasse to enjoy the evening or the dinner.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

It took our tuk-tuk driver around half an hour to find this place after arriving at the bus station in Galle. Would be best to make sure you know the location of it beforehand. We stayed here for 3 nights. Rooms were comfy, clean and a good size. Staff were lovely. It was a little further from Galle than the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

Pleasant bungalow style, room is functional, bathroom fittings and towels have seen better days! The covered veranda in front of the room is very pleasant to sit and relax. This is also where you have your breakfast served or any other meals. Staff is pleasant and aims to please. Swimming pool is a good size. Good choice in its price... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This resort is a bit difficult to find, in a residential area, a few kms away from Galle Center. But once you get, the place is close idyllic. A magnific garden with tropical trees, a nice swimming pool in the middle, 2 large buildings with each a few rooms, plus a common area (armchairs, books) and a veranda in front... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ten minutes from Galle Fort, in a quiet and peaceful location, we have 3 villas and an apartment with 15 rooms altogether. There is a beautiful outdoor pool, tropical gardens, large verandas and a gazebo to add to your stay. Each room has a flat screen TV and a DVD player. The TVs have a USB port so you can bring in your own movies. Free movies are available at the reception. There is an AC in every room and all bathrooms are fitted with hot showers. Free wireless is available in the rooms and throughout the property. Airport pick and drop is available. A van and three-wheeler is also available to take guests around to the historic Galle Fort and the Unawatuna beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Leijay Resort

Address: 43 A/B New Lane | Madawalamulla, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: $41 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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