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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room is clean and really sapcious and the bathroom even more spacious. The swimming pool is surrounded by trees and it is really perfect!! The garden where dinner is served is very nice. The breakfast is prepared in the morning sepatately for each guest !!! The personel is really helpful !!!

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Gloucester, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want luxury then this is not for you.If you want charm, authentic colonial building and great staff then read on. The quadrangle is so peaceful and serene and the 12 rooms surround the court around the quad. The pool is long and well kept and cooling but down a few steps. Mabe all the doors dont shut properly... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful hotel in colonial style. Friendly and attentive staff. Specious room.nice and quiet pool area. not much crowded since it has only 12 rooms. We had a very relaxing evening. I may select it when my next visit to Galle.

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1 Thank Damian F
Manager S, Asia Leisure Team at Tamarind Hill, responded to this review

Dear Damian F, Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear you had a pleasant stay. The well-trained staff has always been helpful and kind to all the guests at all times. The hotel is a 250-year-old​ mansion. We add the colonial feeling to your stay with the best service. We are happy to welcome you back. Looking... More 

Zurich
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The stadf is extremly friendly. We enjoyed the very nice historical atmosphere, and we cn highly recommend the great cuisine (curry! chocolate tart!). It's a great place to stay with children because of the animals (rabbits) and the pool.

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

Dear regi786, Thank you for your review on Tamarind Hill. The hotel is located at a beautiful location. Where you will enjoy a beautiful & calm surrouding during your stay. Closer to the beach. We are pleased to welcome you back soon. More 

Hazerswoude Dorp, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tamarind Hill is a beautiful hotel in colonial style. We were lucky to get an upgrade to the Admiral room, the biggest room at the hotel. It is a huge and luxurious room. The hotel has a nice lounge and a great pool. We had a nice dinner at night at the cosy restaurant. The hotel staff is very kind... More 

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

Dear C K, Thank you very much for your review. We are glad to hear the stay is up to your expectations. Hotel is maintained with few rooms that bring out the colonial feel to your vacation. Closer to the beach located at a calm area. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful hotel, great food and staff, overall a fantastic stay. Excellent attention to detail. And only 5 minutes from the main part of town. I would highly recommend and well worth the investment.

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

Dear Dave B, Thank you for your review. Tamarind Hill location is at great as this is at one of the main historical cities in Sri Lanka. The Hotel is a 250 years old mansion converted in to a beautiful hotel with a little touch of modern art. More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tamarind Hill exceeded our expectations and more. The property has so much character and history and deserves to be the top hotel in Galle, based on the quality of property, level of service and value for money for Galle. We had room number 1 and 2 and both were perfectly appointed with four poster beds and huge bathrooms. This hotel... More 

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

Dear layfern, Thank you for your review. Tamarind Hill brings out the elegance, historical, colonial feeling to your vacation. As such it is located at a great location. Galle is one of the main historical cities in Sri Lanka. With few rooms at the hotel, yet spacious and just according to your need. We make sure your stay is memorable... More 

Galle, Sri Lanka
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

1. Angelic Atmosphere 2. Best Service 3. Very Pleasant People 4. Delicious Food 5. Most Comfortable Lodging 6. Very Relaxing Swimming Pool 7. Original Colonial Building 8. Lovely & Valuable Antiques 9. High Quality 10. Excellent Security 11. Few Minutes away from all the important places in Galle 12. MR. NIHAL as the Resident Manager. I give you the above... More 

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

Dear GimalD, Thank you very much for your review. The staff is always pleasant for our guest & always provides the best service at all times. The Tamarind Hill is a 250-year-old mansion turned into a beautiful luxury property. This is a colonial building with spacious rooms & bathrooms. Ideal place in Galle with the convenience for all the sightseeing... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband wanted to visit the Gale fort but also to relax so we decided to spend five days in Tamarind Hill, recommended to us by our Dutch friend. Far enough from the 'hustle and bustle' of a small Galle town, just a walking distance from a beautiful beach and located at a breath taking river side - this boutique... More 

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

Dear Gosia B, Thank you for your review on Tamarind Hill. The hotel is greatly designed for large rooms & bathrooms with a touch of a colonial feeling. We ensure the stay is just as you expected. The stunning courtyard or the balcony to relax. Galle is one of the main historical​ cities in Sri Lanka. The location is the... More 

Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

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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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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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: $150 - $377 (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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