We stumbled upon Mango House as it was the only hotel offering a triple occupancy at that point, but I am so glad we booked it and discovered one of the most beautiful, simple & hospitable places to stay in Galle. Mango House is not just an ordinary hotel, the hosts Sophie & Hugh make you feel at ease & comfort the moment you step in. There is so much of attention to detail given to everything in that place, right from the way the place is built to the decor, the music, the soothing fragrance of the incense sticks etc. The combination of all leaves a lasting impression in your heart. Sophie & Hugh, you both have set up a fine-looking & friendly living option for the tourists (I refrain from calling it a hotel, as I have stayed in a lot of hotels & this experience went beyond that for me). You both have been extremely helpful & supportive to us with our sightseeing & travel bookings, inquiries & suggestions in order to make our stay in Galle a heart-warming memory. I would have loved to stay there a few more days & continue our wonderful conversations related to almost everything. I will surely recommend Mango House to all the people travelling to Galle & I am sure they will just leave with good memories as me.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- In the heart of the historic Galle Fort, Mango House is a bright and airy Dutch colonial-style villa, mixing old elegance with a hip, Asian contemporary feel. From hand-made terracotta floor tiles and bespoke furniture to exclusive pattern designs and a carefully crafted lighting scheme, guests at Mango House enjoy a unique experience, bridging the best of colonial-era architecture with funky, modern twists.Set in a beautiful garden of mango trees and palms, the 7-room boutique hotel offers a peaceful haven for guests within easy walking distance of all Galle Fort's historic sights, restaurants and shops.Each room has a queen size four-poster bed, AC and fan, satellite TV and DVD player, with guests free to choose from an extensive library of films and documentaries. Two of our rooms open out onto a private courtyard, while three others enjoy private balconies. One room offers a second queen-size bed on a mezzanine, perfect for families traveling with children. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms, rainforest showers and luxury organic amenities. Wifi access is free throughout the house and our complimentary breakfast is a choice between the full English, Continental or spicy Sri Lankan omelette topped off with fruit salad, yoghurt and Muesli, fresh juices, Italian coffee and Sri Lankan teas. For lunch and dinner, guests are less than five minutes walk from all Galle Fort's delicious range of cafes and restaurants, serving everything from traditional Sri Lankan curry to the best of European and Asian fusion cuisine. Those wishing to stay in can order from the menu of Crepe-ology, one of Galle Fort's top ranking restaurants, who will deliver delicious savoury crepes, salads and sweets for guests to enjoy on our veranda, in the garden or on their private balcony or courtyard. Mango House also offers guests personalised services including airport pick up and drop off, restaurant and spa bookings, tours and a 24-hour concierge service. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Mango House Hotel Galle