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Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel

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Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel, Also known as Nooit Gedacht Ayurveda Health Resort is a historical Colonial style villa built in 1735. It was once the country home of a Dutch governor name De jong and was later taken over by the British as a military logistic centre. It is just 10 minutes walk away from the Unawatuna beach & 5 Km from UNESCO world heritage site of Galle fort. Nestled at the foot of Rumassala mountain (referred as Sanjeewani Mountain in the epic of Ramayana ) Nooit Gedacht is situated in the middle of a palm garden full of natural flora & fauna & a lotus lake. Guests can also enjoy traditional Ayurveda treatments, Spa, yoga & meditation while they indulge them selves in the tranquility that this place has to offer. Nooit Gedacht...Your Home in the Sun, is a place with old world charm & modern comforts that you must not miss while you are in Unawatuna! Come & enjoy the beauty & simplicity this place has to offer. Please note there are NO branches of Nooit Gedacht in the vicinity.
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Room Service
Free Parking
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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182 Matara Road Opposite Timber Co-Operation, Unawatuna 80600 Sri Lanka
Getting there
Koggala Airport6 mi
Mawella Lagoon Airport30 mi
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We originally booked a budget room but as soon as we checked in we quickly paid an extra $15 per night for a standard room which was a considerable improvement. The budget room was dark, smelled damp and was infested with ants. I expect a few ants in a tropical hotel but this
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I am sure the swimming pools are not quite "heritage" unless you mean the filtering. This does matter unless you booked your Auroswim ocean swimming lessons on the paradise-like beach, as many are too squeamish to be chlorinated in other bathers' pee and snot in the pools. The
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We originally checked in for 5 nights but checked out after 2 nights!! The hotel is dark and dismal and this is in keeping with its Dutch heritage however the hotel could be so much better. The place is dusty and looks uncared for. The staff have no idea about looking after
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We stayed here for 2 nights in the new rooms near the swimming pool. The location is absolutely stunning. A historic building dating back to the 17th century which provides a good atmosphere. The pool is very pleasent. The breakfast is a buffet style and average of quality. We
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This old building needs some serious investment it is sadly run down. The rooms by the pool seem newer but the rooms we stayed in were awful, the door would not close properly and the bathroom was terrible with a net/plastic thing over the shower which let all the mosquitoes in
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Hello a lot of shops (jewellery hotels and shops) have a taxi service 45 $. But you can take the train GALLE-COLOMBO 3$ (it's not a joke) 3 departures per days 3 hours and a taxi Colombo airport 10$
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"I would not book any room."
"Mountain view room where we were can see lots of birds"
"Our room on the upper level facing the pond and mountain was quiet and private."
"ask for a newer room"
"Older rooms attached top the old house are poor quality. Modern rooms adjacent to the pool are a lot better."
$38 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
nooit gedacht - ayurveda health hotel unawatuna
Nooit Gedacht - Ayurveda Health Resort
Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceGalle DistrictUnawatuna
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