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Secret Palace Guest House
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Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

This new guesthouse is definitely the place where to stay in Galle. It s in a small street, very calm but well located in the fort. The owners are so friendly, smily and helpful. The rooms are so clean with balcony and tea pot. I didn't expect to find such quality for this small price. Thank you so much

Stayed: November 2013, traveled with friends
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rasika456, Owner at Secret Palace Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2013

Dear Friend,
We are so happy to see your reccomadation about us and you had nice stay with us.
It was real pleasure having you here. Thanks for lovely stay and lovely review.
Thanks and see you again.
RASIKA FAMILY.

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Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

Putting it simply, this has unquestionably been the best place we have stayed in the two months we have been travelling!!

We arrived into Galle at an unearthly hour and after waking up the family to enquire about room availability, we were still greeted incredibly hospitably! So much so, that after mentioning to the owner that we were extremely hungry after our day travelling from Chennai, he provided us with food even though it was extremely late!

The rooms are scrupulously clean, well proportioned and homely. We enjoyed staying at the Secret Palace so much, that we altered our plans to explore the south coast from Galle as opposed to staying in the more touristy beach resorts.

We can't speak of this guesthouse and family highly enough, and would definitely recommend it to anyone planning on visiting Galle. We hope to revisit very soon!

Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
Thank Aaron W
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rasika456, Owner at Secret Palace Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2013

Hi, Aron,
We are so glad you and your friend's had good stay with us.. Also it was a real pleasure having you and you friend's here,. please come back for more in future we do our best for you..
Thanks for your lovely review........
rasike family.

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Reviewed November 6, 2013

During our short stay in Sri Lanka we managed to stumble across this perfect hide away. Deep in the fort area its ideal for exploring the local sites. After 3 months of traveling in India, and a restless last couple of nights in Chennai this was exactly what we needed.

Rooms are amazingly clean and new, hot water (and cold, for those hot days) at all times... and I mean piping hot. beautiful simple wooded rooms with wooden trim and brass finishing's.

the family that runs this and also The Fort Inn, are so helpful and can whip up a delicious dinner or perfect coffee any time you need.

If you are in south Sri lanka, this is the place to stay and even base your trip from with Unawatuna and other beaches just minutes and a few rupees along the coast.

Room Tip: top story rooms have a lovely view and the room above the man door has a great privet balcony
  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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rasika456, Owner at Secret Palace Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2013

Many thanks for your great review for our new dream house.
we'll do our best for our next visitors.
Also we'll sure you may coming back to us one day....
Thanks a lot.
RASIKA FAMILY.

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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile
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Stayed: April 2018, traveled with friends
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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile
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Stayed: March 2018, traveled as a couple
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