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Nice, France
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small, 4 rooms, charming hotel. Ask for room 1 or 2 on the top floor for the view. The personnel is exceptional, courteous, friendly, smiling. The food is excellent (less than 8E/ main dish), Duminda the chef/owner even prepared lobster and crepes Suzette! for our anniversary, the beach chairs, umbrella and towels are all included, the beach... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A gorgeous restaurant by the edge of the bay with warm and friendly staff, the ambiance is relaxing and quite romantic if you happen upon it in the late evening. The food is excellent with an array of house specials and even a kids menu. Portions are just right maybe even a little too much and very tasty. I had... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2016

My partner and I stayed here in August for a week and really enjoyed our stay. The room was clean, spacious and cool with an ensuite (through quirky saloon style doors!) The staff were very friendly and happy to help if we needed anything at all (including organising our whale watching morning). Would recommend this hotel to anyone and everyone... More 

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Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We spent 5 days here in the well equipped and stylish room. There is a great beach view from the balcony. We found it a great place to relax, swim, walk and explore after 8 weeks of traveling. The staff are wonderful, happy, friendly and nothing is too much trouble. A lovely place to dine sitting at tables on the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed June 11, 2016

Great location on the western side of Unawatuna beach, which i think is the best beach in Sri Lanka. Great for sunbathing, eating/drinking/ watersports etc. and very clean. The rooms are very simple but just perfect for this style of hotel and a laid back beach holiday. Beds are comfy and big. Bathrooms are big with good shower (but no... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here a couple of nights in April of 2015 and it was a great experience. I thought everything was well planned - the rooms were lovely and appropriately furnished for a beach hotel. The staff were very kind and courteous. We had a wonderful time! Will stay here again.

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here in April for 5 nights before getting married & Duminda & his team were always on hand to help us with everything we needed! The Kingfisher has 4 good quality, brushed concrete finished rooms all facing the sea (although only 1 has a really unblocked sea view). Comfortable beds, AC & hot water as you would expect for... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 27, 2016

I have visited Kingfisher many times (more than 5) and it is one the best locations at Unawatuna. There are 4 rooms and the top floor rooms are having a magnificent view. The rooms are very clean and spacious. Considering the prices relative to the other properties in Unawatuna, this is pricy. They have a good menu, but don't expect... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 26, 2016

Kingfisher Hotel was just right! Perfect location on a lovely beach. The food was lovely and the beer cold! The staff were very friendly and attentive. We booked all Four double rooms for our family holiday and what a great time we all had. Would totally recommend.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for our last night in Sri Lanka and it is the one place I wouldn't return. Room and view is lovely but for $120 it didn't even include breakfast which I thought was pretty poor. They also charge you extra to use the beach beds even though you are staying in the hotel (and with only 4 rooms... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 2011, Kingfisher Hotel is beachside boutique hotel on Unwatuna Bay. We have 4 modern rooms with A/C, hot water, mini-fridge, international satellite TV, WiFi, and every room has its own balcony with an ocean view. You can also join us downstairs in our delicious restaurant or have a cocktail overlooking the water. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kingfisher Hotel

Address: Welle Dawala Road, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: $89 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Ask for room 1 or 2 on the top floor for the view.”
 of 5 bubbles janloune, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Higher rooms will have a nicer view”
 of 5 bubbles Kat353, Sep 17, 2016 | Read review
“Top floor rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Ransika_De_Silva, Apr 27, 2016 | Read review
“Although the rooms on 1st and 2nd floor to the left as you look out on to the beach have slightly better views and feel slightly larger.”
 of 5 bubbles 400sharonh, Apr 26, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the 3rd floor seems to have a better sea view than on the 2nd.”
 of 5 bubbles IrinaB108, Mar 31, 2016 | Read review
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