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Ambassador's House - an elite haven, 5BR, Galle

18 reviews
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Overview
5 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
10 guests
2 nights minimum
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Tucked within Galle's historic seventeenth century fortress on the south coast of Sri Lanka, this majestic five-bedroom private villa, the former residence of the Sri Lankan Ambassador to Pakistan, Iraq and Bangladesh is bursting with colonial charm. Ambassador's House boasts abundant living space, including a roof terrace and huge lounge, as well as an elongated swimming pool and a lush, palm-shaded courtyard. An experienced staff team, including a private chef, welcome guests with traditional Sri Lankan hospitality and tend to every need to ensure that families and friends can relax and cherish their time soaking up the nostalgia of these elegant surroundings....Tucked within Galle's historic seventeenth century fortress on the south coast of Sri Lanka, this majestic five-bedroom private villa, the former residence of the Sri Lankan Ambassador to Pakistan, Iraq and Bangladesh is bursting with colonial charm. Ambassador's House boasts abundant living space, including a roof terrace and huge lounge, as well as an elongated swimming pool and a lush, palm-shaded courtyard. An experienced staff team, including a private chef, welcome guests with traditional Sri Lankan hospitality and tend to every need to ensure that families and friends can relax and cherish their time soaking up the nostalgia of these elegant surroundings.More
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Elite Havens
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2011
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Reviewed 18 December 2018

My wife and I, along with two other couples had the pleasure of staying at the Ambassador’s House. My only regret is that we wished we had stayed longer. It is absolutely exquisite....beautifully decorated with many unique and picturesque areas. Great for going with a...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Elite_Havens_eh, VR Owner at Ambassador's House - an elite haven, 5BR, Galle, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2018

Dear EGF66, Thank you for your nice words! We are happy to hear that you had an amazing experience during your holiday at our villa Ambassador's House. Our villa team are pleased to take care of you and on their behalf, we hope to welcome...More

Reviewed 26 February 2018

What an Experience,,,After a Fantastic Safari and Coastal Tour for 6 Days we arrived at Galle Fort to The Ambassadors House. From the time we arrived and were welcomed by Loku and her Staff we were in Heaven. After a detailed tour of this Beautiful...More

Date of stay: February 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Four nights at Ambassador's house after a week of chaos and traffic traveling around southern Sri Lanka was the perfect end to the trip. The villa has lots of space for everyone to hang out, or get some peace and quiet. The staff were amazingly...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Chad D
Management response:Responded 21 December 2017

Thank you so much taking the time to share your high recommendation of Ambassador's House. We are pleased that we gave you the perfect end to your trip in Sri Lanka. Feel free to contact us to check availability for your next holiday. We look...More

Reviewed 15 January 2017

The Ambassador's House is a 5 BR property with a spacious siting area Dining facilities and a small private pool. The staff is efficient and cordial, the beds are comfortable and the linen was clean. Three rooms are on the ground floor and two on...More

Date of stay: January 2017
1  Thank Suman_india
Management response:Responded 6 April 2017

Thank you so much for your warm words sharing your high recommendation of Ambassador's House. On behalf of Loku and the entire villa staff, we eagerly await your return!

Reviewed 16 November 2016

My work colleagues and I should have realised from the name Ambassador’s House (historically once the residence of the Sri Lankan Ambassador to Pakistan, Iraq and Bangladesh we understand!) that we were in for something special, but this villa took our breath away upon entering...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank Tim W
Management response:Responded 21 November 2016

Thank you so much for your warm words detailing your exceptional stay at Ambassador's House. On behalf of Loku and the entire villa staff, we eagerly await your return!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Staffed Property
DVD Player
Cooker
Grill
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Ceiling Fans
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
TV
Microwave
Balcony
Linens Provided
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
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Terrace
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About the neighbourhood
Galle Fort is a truly magical place to stay. As a temporary resident, you will join the glittering ranks of merchants, traders, colonialists and foreign nationals who have all left their indelible mark on this seventeenth century Dutch Fort. Without having to step outdoors you become part of living history as every house inside its walls is a heritage monument. Listen from your window for the call to prayer from the mosque or the chanting from the Buddhist temple; Galle Fort is home to temples of three religions whose devotees all live in peace and harmony with each other. The fort is a wonderful place to explore as you wander down narrow streets and ponder at the colonial architecture; delicate fretwork, magnificent columns and never-ending red-tiled roofs. The wide grassy western rampart...
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Airport/hotel transfers can be arranged subject to additional fees. At least 48 hours notice of complete flight details is required.
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