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Jetwing Lighthouse

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
An iconic landmark that stands along the Galle coastline, Jetwing Lighthouse blends minimalist elegance with splashes of sophistication set amidst breathtaking ocean views. Designed by famed architect Geoffrey Bawa, this luxurious hotel lets you indulge in the finer things in life as you travel back in time and explore Sri Lanka's colonial past.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Myself and my wife had the pleasure of staying here for three nights at the end of a long and tiring tour. The hotel is in a superb location and from here it is very easy to visit Galle by tuk tuk - some 10 minutes away. The Old Town is particularly easy to stroll around. The
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One night here was not enough. A lovely hotel indeed. Room 303, a top-level Chinese suite was excellent. Food was delicious. Service impeccable. The absence of a guest lift/elevator seemed odd!! Like all the Bawa hotels we visited in Sri Lanka - this one was quirky too!! Not
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If you’re thinking of lunch, best order at breakfast! Still waiting for ours 75mins after ordering. Plenty of smiles but little clue what’s going on... Have been here many times before and always been better than this.
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Response from Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Guest, First and foremost please accept our most sincere apologies for the inconvenience you faced when having lunch with us at our main restaurant. Please know that we are genuinely sorry for the rather unacceptable delay in serving your food. We are aware that the associates at the restaurant offered you complimentary appetizers until we were able to offer your the ordered food. However, we do realize that it is not adequate and we genuinely apologize for it. I assure you that your review has our fullest attention and the relevant managers have been informed for immediate rectification. It is disappointing to know that we were unable to offer you the same service as the previous times you have visited Jetwing Lighthouse. However, despite your unpleasant experience with us this time around, we hope to continue seeing you in the near future. Ayubowan! (May you live long) PRIYANTHIKA WIJENAIKE General Manager Jetwing Lighthouse
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Stayed for three nights earlier this month and couldn't recommend it more highly. Great location with its own small beach, two swimming pools, well appointed large rooms and good selection of food in the restaurant. All this and an eco-friendly ethos. Staff were friendly and
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Response from Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to post this wonderful review of Jetwing Lighthouse subsequent your recent stay with us. We are truly delighted in reading your review and knowing a valued guest such as yourself had enjoyed all aspects of their stay with us. Thank you very much for your kind words towards the location of the resort, pools, room, quality of food and most of all towards the small but vital steps we have taken in being considerate of our mother nature. Please know that we have shared your kind words of praise with Dinesh as it is highly motivating in continuing his exceptional hospitality. Once again, thank you for spending three nights of your island vacation with us and we hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again soon. Ayubowan! (May you live long) PRIYANTHIKA WIJENAIKE General Manager Jetwing Lighthouse
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We stayed for 4 nights recently and though we had a pleasant time, we did both come away with a strange feeling for the place. Firstly, the staff, though generally pleasant, were not as friendly or professional as at any of the other hotels where we stayed on the trip - they
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Response from Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor following your recent stay at the resort. Rest assured, we take your review rather seriously and all responsible managers have been informed for immediate rectification. It is saddening to know that some of the associates though friendly were not professional and seemed uncertain of their job roles. We find this to be a very disappointing and please know that our training manager as well as all other departmental managers have been informed of your valued feedback for immediate rectification. Please know that your feedback on the variety of food offered at the buffets have been shared with our Executive Chef for immediate rectification as well. We are genuinely disheartened in knowing that you had to opt for the a la carte menu due to the lack of different cuisines made available in the buffet. Knowing you were satisfied with your room and the location of the resort is a small consolation for us. I ensure that your review has been taken very seriously and corrective measures have already been taken in order to make sure such will not occur again. Despite your less than perfect stay with us, we hope you will visit us again in the future, as we would love to show you the hospitality Jetwing Hotels is known for. Ayubowan! (May you live long) PRIYANTHIKA WIJENAIKE General Manager Jetwing Lighthouse
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As I recall this hotel offered a choice - and we used the UK 3 pin
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Yes I believe they do allow day guests as well. Remember seeing some locals come it to just use the pool and leave shortly after.
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I think its best you check with the hotel.
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Yes it is.
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"All rooms seem to have a balcony and sea view. Best views from rooms starting with a 4 (in my opinion)"
"Main hotel looking out over beach."
"Go up a few levels to gain the view"
"It is nice to select a Room facing the Pool"
"Sea view is worth it."
US$257 - US$522 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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