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Owl and the Pussycat Hotel

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Our small, luxury hotel sits at the water's edge with 17 suites. We dreamed of a simple, fun and unpretentious place... with a sense of romance, food, and dancing in the moonlight... All OTP hotel rooms have been laid out as flexible spaces with generous balconies and terraces overlooking the wild and the wonderful Indian Ocean. Every detail is lovingly restored and crafted by hand. The place is tranquil, but social too. The Runcible Spoon is a little restaurant, on an elegant dining terrace with superb wines and light, fresh food - includes Sri Lankan specialities-. Our flamboyant pastry chef will see to it that you have sweet dreams. One of our main attractions in our garden is a fabulous, turquoise 18m swimming pool that spills onto the ocean. A therapy hut offers no-frills seaside massages. A yoga platform for early sun salutes converts in the evenings to an outdoor living space with sofas and candles. When needed, this space morphs into a wonderful dance floor...
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Room service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free parking
Airport transportation
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
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Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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What a beautiful hotel and people .... stayed here for a week ... a lot of people only pass through for a couple of nights. Lovely view of ocean and local fishermen where they catch fish and lobster for restaurant. very clean and room serviced twice a day. Front of house,
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My wife and I have just come back from seven wonderful days at the owl and pussycat hotel. The food was the best food I’ve ever eaten in Sri Lanka and we’ve been to Sri Lanka three times. Nothing at all there is to trouble for all of the staff all of which made our holiday
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I was disappointed with the experience at the Owl and the Pussycat. On arrival, we were offered a downstairs room which smelled musty, was very dark and definitely not worth close to the amount we were paying per night. We were then offered to upgrade at our own expense to a
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this was our second visit to OtP and as always the setting was perfect . We were a group of 7 and had 2 of the two bedroom suites which are very spacious and have large terraces, just perfect for the sundowner G and T. excellent breakfast and had dinner one night which was also
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Food 5/5 Ambience 5/5 Hotel room 5/5 Service and staff 5/5 You can view the sea shore right from the hotel room. It has a great pool, Gym and a common drawing room and library. You can spend entire day at the hotel without getting bored. They will help you book a cab at a
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Two-bedroom suite
Nope!! it's pretty casual, but you can dress up as well
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Hi, how to get to The hotel from the international airport Columbo? Possible same day? Thanks
I agree with the previous reply. I booked a car with the hotel.
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Hi, how to get to The hotel from the international airport Columbo? Possible same day? Thanks
How long will you be in Sri Lanka? If for several days, hire a car - It's cheap. We used Sri Lanka Personal Drivers with overall 5 star rating on TripAdvisor.
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We had an accessible room with accessible bathroom .. there are only 2 of these and if you don’t have accessible needs then I would advise against the standard room . I’d go for 1st or 2nd floors with views .. it’s very calm at the hotel so you’ll have a great stay . Spk with Rashana or Alankhar In the phone or email them to advise .. have a great stay 👍
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Can you book a table in the restaurant if you are not actually staying in the hotel
for sure... just call them before
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"try the one or 2 bedroom suites"
"choose rooms with sea view"
"The top floor has a spectacular view of the ocean, but there's no lift"
"The fold-away bed we requested was substantial and comfortable"
"If you need wheelchair access, make sure you inform the hotel in advance so they can arrange the room on the ground floor for you"
$216 - $513 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceGalle DistrictTalpe
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