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“Great stay, cut short.”
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Private Room, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Galle, Galle District, Southern Province

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Gordon Q
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great stay, cut short.”
Reviewed 12 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014
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Our stay with Marga and Eranda was great. We arrived in Galle and the place was nicely situated away from the touristy epicentre of the old town. It was a littel tricky to find so a bigger sign might make it a bit more obvious, especially if people walk from the stations. Just look on the left as you go around the bend, up the hill, for a small white and red sign on a wall.
The place is very new so is nice and clean and comfortable. There is a large common area where you can eat and relax. Marga and Eranda run a school downstairs and live downstairs, so they are on hand if needed.
In the evening we had the chance to have a good chat with Marga and Eranda, who both are lovely and really helpful with places to go and what not. Even Eranda offered to cook us home made dinner the next night (but unfortunately we had to leave).
Breakfast was nice and simple, maybe a bit over priced, but it was nice to sit on the balcony and have it.
The rooms are very warm, with no aircon but there is a fan. They are rigged, electrically, to accomodate aircon, but they haven't decided if they will yet.
Overall, a great little, simple place to stay with lovely owners. Location is less than 10 mins walk from the entrance to the old fort and worth the lower price compared to what it is on offer in the old city.

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Management Response
13 Jan 2014
Thanks for your review & tip! Sign is placed on the road now.
Hope to see you again, X
Marga
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Hellevoetsluis, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 December 2013 for a stay in December 2013
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Travelling group: Solo
Your age range 50-64
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Management Response
4 Jan 2014
Thank you, it was a pleasure having you as our guest!
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Jelda
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
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“Great place, feels like home: cosey & clean!”
Reviewed 23 December 2013 for a stay in December 2013
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We stayed here for a night and the first impression was already good! Warm welcome by the host and the place is wide and clean. The colors white and grey makes it trendy as well. Room is big and clean. The location is on walking distance to Galle Fort. Furthermore you can just makes use of the kitchen as if it is your own. Very good price for this stay! Free wifi!

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Liked best: the 'coseyness'
Liked least: the shower
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Recommended for:
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4 Jan 2014
Thank you, it was a pleasure having you as our guests!
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feza76
milano
Level 6 Contributor
634 reviews
116 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 for a stay in January 2017
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Isiem
Eggenfelden, Germany
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 7 December 2016 for a stay in November 2016
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Liked best: das man sich dort sehr wohl fühlt
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donato f
Colico, Italy
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015
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Travelling group: Da solo
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