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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Thenu Rest Guest House is in a very good location in Galle Fort. It is right next to the Old Dutch Hospital which is full of restaurants and shops. Also, it is only a short walk from the lighthouse, small beach and Fort.

The business is run by a friendly and helpful family who will accommodate you in any way that they can. The room we had was spacious, clean and had good AC with ceiling fan. The bed was extremely comfortable but because there are only net curtains, there is a slight lack of privacy.

The highlight of our stay here was the breakfast. It was cooked fresh to order, was very tasty and plentiful. One morning, we were even given a Sri Lankan breakfast which was much appreciated.

OK, the proviso. The family actually live in the accommodation and because of this, the door is locked at 10pm. If you are later than this, you have to ring the bell and someone will get up to let you in. However, we were late several times and it was never an issue for us but please bear this in mind.

Overall, a very good stay and reasonable value for money. I would recommend this place for people who do not want to stay out most of the night partying.

Date of stay: January 2017
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thank MagicalMrETour
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Its a perfect little place just 5 minutes away from the beach.
They offer decent free wifi and the rooms are Air conditioned.
The room i stayed had a tv with a lot of dish tv channels and a mini fridge.
Perfect to stay for like a three day visit.

Date of stay: September 2016
Trip type: Travelled with family
3  Thank praviya32
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights in this lovely guesthouse!great location just opposite the old dutch hospital. Owners were very friendly and helpful. We had a great room...1st floor double with a/c!lots of space!simple but very tasty breakfast!id highly recommend a stay in galle fort.

Date of stay: August 2016
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Thank Ciara M
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The rooms were basic but very clean and spacious.

The location is amazing and surrounded by loads of good restaurants.

The family that runs the place is lovely and the breakfasts are sensational and huge.

This is a really good value for money place & gives you a little insight to Sri Lankan hospitality!

Date of stay: August 2016
2  Thank BryceY_12
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

This guesthouse seemed expensive for what it was (the room seemed budget, with only internal windows and noisy AC), but you're paying for the excellent location in Galle Fort - it's easy to walk anywhere in the old town, and over the road is the dutch hospital which has been converted into restaurants etc. Good breakfast & friendly staff.

Date of stay: April 2016
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thank Alan R
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