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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The entrance to this beautiful boutique hotel is very unimpressive and even creates self-doubt (Are we at the right hotel? WHERE are we going? Etc.) because it is a narrow dust track. If only the hotel had placed conspicuous signboard leading up to the property! Once you reach the hotel, all your doubts will be dispelled with the warmth of... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently srayed at Tamarind Hill for 2 nights and had a great time. We were in low season, so things were quiet, but even at greater occupancy, the spacious and beautiful grounds provide many places to relax and enjoy a peaceful environment. It's only a short and inexpensive tuk-tuk ride from the main centre. The staff... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tamarind Hill- with the main attractions in Galle centred around the fort rampart and dutch hospital area, TH would not be the first choice of accommodation while visiting this part of Sri Lanka. Its about 10mins tuk-tuk ride away from the fort, but only a few mins walk from the nearest beach. In itself, TH is a beautiful property, surrounded... More 

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

Dear Rohitxm, Thank you for your review. Tamarind Hill is a 250 year old mansion, converted in to a beautiful hotel. This will always bring the colonial feel to your vacation. Located at a calm & quiet area as it is only 5 min away from the beach. With the best staff we have always given our best service to... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this hotel. It's not inside the fort which may not suit everyone but given the noise and bustle of that area we actually appreciated being somewhere spacious and serene. We spent a day wandering around the fort and then walked the 3.5 ks back to the hotel. Stopped at the Jetwing Lighthouse hotel,along the way for a cool... More 

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

Dear Penny g, Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear your stay with us was pleasant. Tamarind Hill is a 250 year old mansion turned in to a beautiful hotel. The hotel is located at a calm & a quite area which is only few minutes away from the beach. if you need to spend a quite... More 

Woodford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There was simply nothing we could fault about our stay at Tamarind Hill. The sheer beauty of the hotel is only matched by the unfailing hospitality of the staff and the superb all-round package this place offers. Set in the heart of nature, Tamarind Hill affords you a serene setting while being within striking distance of all the sights of... More 

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

Dear Lukas W, Thank you for your review on Tamarind Hill. We are more than happy to hear your stay with us was pleasant. The hotel is a 250 year old mansion turned in to a beautiful 12 room hotel. The trained staff has always been at their best at all times in serving our guests. We are pleased to... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel, although extremely beautiful and rich in history, did not meet our expectations. We stayed here on our last night in Sri Lanka, so had become quite accustomed to superior service. The staff were not friendly, they were by no means rude, but simply don't greet you with a smile or offer any help. You have to ask. We... More 

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Gurgaon, Haryana, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A truly boutique hotel with 10 rooms and two suites, this property is large and spacious with huge rooms and private gardens and situs space. The swimming pool is a private luxury. Service is excellent and the staff is very helpful. The only thing is that this is not a beachfront property and one has to go a bit inside... More 

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

Dear Rajatkjain, Thank you for your review. The hotel is located just few minutes away from the beach at a calm & relaxing surrounding which is one of the main cities in Sri Lanka. Tamarind Hill is a 250-year-old mansion built with a touch of modern art which brings out the historical feeling to your holiday. The hotel is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Old world charm set in a beautiful ambience with great people is what you should expect in this beautiful city of beaches. Do ask for the Restaurant Captain - Bandara he'll make sure your palate is taken care of with his unforgettable hospitality.

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

Dear SheenaViegas, Thank you for your review. The hotel is a 250-year-old mansion. built with the touch of modern art. Adding the colonial feel to your holiday. The trained staff has been at their best to out guests all times. Perfect holiday location! More 

Laos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tamarind Hill chef Nilantha Perera gave us a great introduction to Sri Lankan cooking in his beautifully executed cooking class. Together with chef we went to the market and bought exotic vegetables like banana flower and lotus root. Then he led us through preparing them and matching the spices. The rooms were large and comfortable and the bathrooms clean and... More 

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

Dear gavontour, Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear your stay with us was great. And the staff at Tamarind Hill has always been at their best in serving our guests. Tamarind Hill has been awarded as a member of the small luxury​ hotels in the world! More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was a little reluctant to come here as my head is wired such that I need to be on the beach to be able to relax! Incorrect. I didn't need the beach here!! By the way, this is a boutique hotel - you are not going to get 100's of people running around. It is very intimate and perfect... More 

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

Dear Don W, Thank you very much for your review. And we are extremely happy to hear your stay with us was pleasant and just as you expected. Tamarind Hill is a 250-year-old mansion which we have turned into a hotel with the touch of modern art with just 12 rooms. The hotel is located at a beautiful location closer... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid 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: $154 - $367 (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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