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Tamarind Hill

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Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a weekend outing with friends at Tamarind Hill and it was enjoyed so much by all of us. It's not a big hotel, which makes it ideal. The rooms are so spacious and wonderful. They were very clean and all the amenities are provided. Everything is thought through. The garden was absolutely gorgeous and spacious! The pool was... More 

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Thank Ineshka M
Manager S, Asia Leisure Team at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear Ineshka M, Thank you for your review. Tamarind Hill is a colonial charming hotel which takes place in the Small Luxury Hotels in the world. (SLH) It is our pleasure to serve the best for our guests. Great service from the staff has always taken place. Glad your holiday was a pleasant one. Looking forward for your next visit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is a luxury small hotel. Very big rooms and amazing garden outside the rooms.the property is gorgeous and serene. Food is excellent. Room service excellent People excellent Only drawback is the location.not close to beach.and no view.if you want a beach proximity many hotels near unawatuna

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Manager S, Asia Leisure Team at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your review. We are a part of Small Luxury Hotels in the world. (SLH). Pleased to hear the stay was pleasant at Tamarind Hill. Main attraction at Tamarind Hill is the colonial luxury​ feeling. More 

Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was upgraded to the Admiral Room, the largest room/s in the property -- about 5 times the size of a normal hotel room. Very spacious and luxurious, with a comfy bed and lovely artwork on the walls. The whole property was lovely to walk around -- very tastefully done up. The staff were friendly though the restaurant staff could have... More 

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Manager S, Asia Leisure Team at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear RogervivekWinder, Thank you very much for your review. Great to hear your stay at Tamarind Hill, just as you expected. Tamarind Hill is mainly focused on the ancient yet a modern property which brings out the richness. Always gets the luxurious feeling. More 

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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Priced very highly and In a very secluded location this is worth the money if you want unique ambience and atmosphere. It's a renovated old house with a proper design flow. Staff is good and friendly. But the food is beyond horrible! Not at all worth the money at all! Better done else where. The food doesn't do the boutique... More 

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Thank Miyuru W
Manager S, Manager at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear Miyuru W We thank you for your review. Its good to note that you enjoyed the secluded and unique atmosphere of our colonial mansion known as Tamarind Hill. We are sad to note that you haven't enjoyed the quality and portion sizes of the food on offer. We thank you for bringing this concern to our notice and we... More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Marvellous living, the slogan hotel uses is very much in order here. We booked three rooms, the Admiral Suite, Captain Suite, and a Crawford room for our family of six. The idea was for us to have the Admiral, my son and his wife to have the Captain, and my daughter and friend to be in the Crawford. But as... More 

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Manager S, Asia Leisure Team at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear Kovit S, Thank you for your review. We are very much pleased that you had a pleasant stay at Tamarind Hill, Galle. We are glad that you found our rooms to be spacious and comfortable. While thanking you for bringing up the issue of the English communication standards of our staff we promises this will be looked into with... More 

mumbai, India
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36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very quaint quiet cosy hotel. It had a old Victorian feel. A boutique hotel. A lovely open courtyard with rooms all around it. Breakfast was in the verandah and very cosy. We loved the peacefulness of the place. Old world charm!

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Thank karishmagarwal
Manager S, Asia Leisure Team at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear karishmagarwal, Thank you very much for your review. Tamarind Hill is based in one of the best historical locations in Sri Lanka whereas you get a homely & a historical feeling at the same. During your stay at Tamarind Hill, we make sure you get the comfortable & the luxurious feeling. More 

Galle, Sri Lanka
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed there for 2 days in the captains sweet.One of the best holidays we had. Wonderful staff.Calm and quite place. If you looking for peaceful vacation away from urban fuss this is the place. Food is also good. In room dining food rates are also reasonable.

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Thank lakmalja
Manager S, Asia Leisure Team at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear lakmalja, Thank you for your review on our hotel Tamarind Hill. Indeed a great location for you to spend your holiday at a peaceful location as such. As we are based in one of the prime locations in Sri Lanka, whereas the historical & and the majestic feeling which you attract! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Very nice calm place to stay. Came for business visit but the place was really nice and esp. the staff was very good - Sangeet, Shantha, Sameera. Food was also good. Calm place to spend holiday and relax

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Thank Tanu G
Manager S, Asia Leisure Team at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear Tanu G Thank you very much for choosing Tamarind Hill for your stay. Glad you enjoyed the place and service of our staff. Look forward to seeing you back once again when you are on holiday. More 

Preston, UK
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This was one of the best holidays I have spent with my husband. Lovely premises that take you back in time, It has both the modern and historic touch. Rooms were specious and was tastefully decorated. Food was good , need a bit of improving with vegetarian options. Staff was friendly and helpful. would definitely recommend staying at Tamarind Hill.

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Thank Oshadie K
Manager S, Asia Leisure Team at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear Oshadie K We thank you for your great review. We are glad you enjoyed the theme of our hotel. Our rooms are definitely larger than the industry norm. Your comments about the vegetarian options is noted. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

My and my wife stay in this hotel for our honeymoon it was really nice and good we are really enjoy the day and we would like to thanks to manager Nishantha he is really helpful for us and we had nice dinner in our stay it's was really amazing we will never forget that night and we will be... More 

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Manager S, Asia Leisure Team at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear Mahamalage s Thank you very much for your review. We are glad Nishantha our General Manager was able to personally see to your requirements. Look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built over 250 years ago, Tamarind Hill, Galle is a magnificent colonial manor house. Today it is a Small Luxury Hotel of the World. Marvellous living is defined in each of the ten spacious rooms & two grand suites, with a great selection of antiques. Suites offer a private balcony and exclusive butler service. Modern ingredients sit side by side with history ... In-room dining, complimentary wifi, LED screen TV's and more. Tamarind Hill's exquisite dining, signature treatments at the spa, a secluded infinity pool and the Gini Ganga river that flows by, are all part of fine pleasures here. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tamarind Hill

Address: No: 288 Galle Road | Dadella, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: $161 - $350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tamarind Hill 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Tamarind Hill Hotel Galle
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Galle
#3 Romantic Hotel in Galle
#4 Business Hotel in Galle
#6 Family Hotel in Galle
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