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Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, 80000 Galle, Sri Lanka – Show map
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WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Room Service, Babysitting/Child Services, Laundry
From 12:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child under 5 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.
One older child or adult is charged USD 15 per person per night in an extra bed.
One child under 3 years stays free of charge in a crib.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Housed in a restored Dutch colonial building, Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel features 2 swimming pools, a huge garden and free parking on site. Ayurvedic treatments are available.
Score from 226 reviews Very good
Thaprobane Beach House is located on Unawatuna's main beach. It features 2 dining options and air-conditioned rooms with views of the ocean and greenery.
Score from 73 reviews Very good
Situated in Unawatuna, just a few steps away from the beautiful Unawatuna Beach, Prime Time Hotel Sri Lanka offers comfortable guestrooms featuring a private patio.
Score from 10 reviews Excellent
Hotel Flower Garden houses an outdoor pool, a spa and a gym. Offering free Wi-Fi access, it features chalet-style cabanas set in a tropical garden.
Score from 191 reviews Very good
Everything. The best and most welcoming holiday this year. Staff were amazing!!
Wonderful accomodation with atmosferic rooms and good comfortable beds. Nice swimming pool, great staff and therefore a perfect place to end our holiday. We had a very pleasant stay in this place. Even after a small incident with my foot, they made us feel at home. Best hospitality and service we had in Sri Lanka! We definitively going to come back here.
Staff were excellent - friendly and attentive without being overbearing. The room was lovely and unique - we had a huge sheltered deck overlooking the pool with lots of privacy where we could sit and read and chat. They'd built and expanded the building partly around existing trees, rather than cut them all down. So we had a tree trunk traveling through our dressing area and the bathroom was half outdoors, with a bathtub and open air shower sheltered from rain and facing a rock wall. Gorgeous. The breakfast was good. We didn't eat any other meals as there are so many options in Unawatuna. But overall I would recommend this place absolutely for a unique and restful retreat.
Honestly, no complaints. We had a lovely time and would go again in a heartbeat.
Really lovely friendly and attentive staff. Great position just behind the beach.
The overall appearance is very decent. It almost feels in the middle of a rain forest. The food was pretty good. They offer good sea food and also some western food. The reataurant area is very inviting. Within 5 minutes you are at the beach. The offer ayurveda treatings - very welcome ;),
The hotel seems to have different buildings. We were accommodated in the not so new part. The bedroom was very nice, but the bathroom was not so new - however, acceptable.
Beautiful rooms, friendly staff and awesome surroundings. Close enough to walk to cafés etc and also beautiful jungle beach.
Yoga here was very disappointing, loud and not very relaxing.
Staff were lovely
Only 4 sunbeds at pool
The hotel is comfortable and clean. Location is good also.
The hotel give us a room, which is next to the restaurant and swimming pool without any privacy and very noise. we ask for change the room. They give us a room which is not in the hotel area but next to their hotel. However, At least it is quiet. But no wi-fi there.
Smelly room and bed sheets, poor food. One could not even get a cup of tea despite asking.
Nice breakfast. I would recommend this hotel to older couples or single travlers looking for a luxury spa hotel.
We got a room just on top of the kitchen, outside our room there was a yogo session every morning. For us that wanted to sleep in on our vacation this was very disturbing. It was luxurios atmosphere, not relaxed. We left this hotel earlier than planned. Wifi didn't work in our room and we had alot of ants in the bathroom. If you are a young couple or traveling with children I would not recommend this hotel. Wild dogs outside the hotel during the night. If you get a room up the hill you will probably have a better experience than we had.
The swimming pool. Good breakfast. Nice restaurant area
Nothing to dislike.
everything is fine. the best restaurant in the hotel district. cook very tasty.
Very friendly, quick to respond, best good value food around, quiet, lovely with the baby.
The fact that deluxe rooms were up several flights of stairs - not mentioned as a result did not see room as breathless before reaching. Could not give us correct standard room as none available on lower floors - as a result only stayed one night. Great shame nothing about amount of stairs when booking. Amazing location and lovely staff
wi-fi was only near the reception working
Thambapanni Retreat really is a retreat from the hustle bustle of the mainstream Unawatuna hotels and cafes. It is only 200 metres from the strip but is lost in a wonderful rainforest environment.
The restaurant manager is moody if you do not dine there every evening.
The morning yoga and ayurvedic treatments The simple but freshly prepared food and the pleasant restaurant service The comfy bed The nice helpful staff
The service was a little rushed at meal times Occasionally over pushy managers
Beautiful setting massages were amazing room was like a dream up in the hills
Lovely hotel with really helpful and friendly staff in a relaxing environment
very friendly staff and service
Clean, beautifull room (we we're staying in the 'new' building) and super friendly staff! We've stayed in three hotels in unawatuna, this one has best value for money for sure!
location was excellant
hotel was very closed in and overgrown with vegetation, therfor lacking in fresh air. we had booked a duble twin and got a double bed so they put a single bed in the room which made it overcrowded, for a delux room it was below par.
Friendly and accommodating staff
Friendly staff. Airport transfers arranged for us. Lovely room. Good location.
Breakfast could have been much better.
Awesome place to stay which is very neat. Their pool is great, rooms are kitschy and fun and the balcanies are very relaxing. Staff is quick to respond to your needs and overall this was a great stay for us. A 2 min walk to unawatuna beach.
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