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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Black Beauty is located just across the road from the beach. The area is so quiet and peaceful. The room was super clean, the breakfast was perfect, and the whole area was so well maintained. The pool was also clean and nice. The guys are obviously taking very good care of the place. They are very friendly and helpful too!... More 

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Oosterbeek, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Very nice guesthouse. Friendly staff and very good breakfast. Our children like the swimmingpool very much. At the roof of the building there's a nice view. We had a nice stay in Blackbeauty and we will recommand this questhouse.

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Thank FransVerboom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I had a truly wonderful time staying at Britta's guesthouse. The rooms, food and service were all top-notch. This guesthouse is nestled in an amazingly beautiful garden. Nice family owners - such lovely children! I cannot recommend more highly.

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Vienna, Austria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

A very nice guesthouse, the cook is excellent ;-) bf, lunch, dinner - always tasty! rooms are also very comfortable and the ocean is not far away at all - what do you want more? As far as possible - I'll come again!

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Thank Sandruzska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Nice guesthouse, beautiful garden, very friendly staff, tasty food, decent room, clean, excellent hot water, wifi a bit slow but working, was enjoyable to sit in the terrace outside the room. The restaurant on top floor had nice sea view. The only minus was the location, the guesthouse is really close to the ocean, but that is not a good... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

The rooms are really dirty, no tails in bathroom, fun was really loud. Nightmare! From the other hand, there is nice tarrace bar in the hotel. Not recomended. Btw., beach in Unawatuna is ugly, so it is better to go to Tangalle or Hikkaduwa. Oh, and the pool in this hotel... weak joke....

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

We had an amazing stay at Black beauty. It was the best accomodation we had at that affordable price on the south coast of sri lanka. the place is not on the beach but 2 mn walk form it and you have the quietness of not being on it so in fact it's really an advantage.

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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

stayed there last month and we loved the place.I would say it is the great place in unawatuna. location was cool and environment of hotel was amazing. they got a very friendly staff and specially manager who called jannaka .he was very friendly as a family member of us. always looked after us and the breakfast he gave us great.... More 

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BrittaBlackBeauty, Manager at Black Beauty Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Oleg, I am happy that you have enjoyed your stay with us and in Unawatuna. I will show your review to the staff too. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Britta, Black Beauty Team, Unawatuna More 

Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

This is a very nice Place to stay and relax. Our Guide suggested the Hotel and the decision to stay was best we Could do. Rooms were clean and ac availble. Short way to the Beach but Place of Hotel is Naturally Covered by trees. Road Nearby Does not disturbe the Hotel Place nor the Beach - only crossing Might... More 

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Thank Wilegama
BrittaBlackBeauty, Manager at Black Beauty Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, I am happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and that my staff was able to help you with your day trips. I will show your review to the staff as well. Best regards, Britta, Black Beauty Team, Unawatuna More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

Really friendly staff, excellent food and really friendly surroundings. Small guesthouse but that makes it way better. Nice swimmingpool and 2 minutes walking to the beach. They arranged a day tour for us to Yala nature park and helped us get back to Galle to catch the train. Make sure you try their curry, it is wonderful!

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Thank Vigdís M
BrittaBlackBeauty, Manager at Black Beauty Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. I will show the staff your comment too. Wish you all the best. Warm regards, Britta, Black Beauty Team, Unawatuna More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Many of our guesrs ask us why we chose such an unusual name for a Guest House in Sri Lanka. I read and enjoyed the book as a child ans was struck by the genuine character of Black Beauty. Here was a role model to be followed through life. He was well behaved, honest and thoughtful, always doing the best he could in every situation, wonderful skills we try to instill in our staff. The management chooses new team members with careful consideration and train them to reflect these characteristics. Our aim, over the last 20 years has been to provide the best service for our guests and through gentle and caring ways follow the example of Black Beauty. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Black Beauty Guesthouse

Address: Ganahena, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: $34 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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