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The Spice House, Mirissa

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Neath Port Talbot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Returned to the Spice House for a planned family-birthday-reunion. On arrival Phil and Wathsala and staff tended their usual warm welcome.The home from home atmosphere and helpfulness from all made our extended stay a memorable time.Away from the Spice House go and listen to the waves crashing on Mirissa beach,whilst enjoying freshly cooked seafood- a must.Once again thank you to...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here in the Lemongrass room for 2 nights as part of our honeymoon, and had a really lovely time. Phil and Wathsala made us feel right at home. It is very good value for money, and the food was very good. It has a terraced garden which has a lovely little pool and lots of sun loungers. It...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Spice House for 4 nights in Feb 17. I don't often write reviews but this place deserves a mention. Me and my girlfriend have traveled throughout Europe, South & Central America , and Asia. We have stayed in all kinds of places . But I think this has to be at the top of our list....

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Thank Tommy139
sydney
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed at The spice house (ginger room) for 4 nights and had a wonderful time. The owners and staff are so friendly and helpful, the rooms are really comfortable and clean and the location is idyllic. Thank you so much for a great stay.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 February 2017

When on the south coast of Sri Lanka, the Spice House in Mirissa will offer you a gorgeous home base from where to explore Mirissa, Weligama, Galle, etc. Set between the beaches and the jungle, it is a beautiful home-turned-guesthouse, owned by the charming couple Phil (as Brit as they get) and Wathsala (a Sri Lankan angel). While the Spice...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for one night, and this is easily the most beautiful accomodation during our entire sri lanka trip. The rooms and facilities are tucked away in the middle of lush greenery and nicely manicured garden. Phil and his wife, together with their dog, will give you a warm welcome. The entire place is packed full of books (which...

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Thank Tengawa
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The Spice House is family run and is a perfect place to unwind away from the activities of the round Sri Lanka trip. Phil and his charming Sri Lankan wife ( and her brother Channa) made us feel very welcome from the moment we arrived. The attraction of the Spice House is the focus on the natural: the cottages and...

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Thank DalkeyIsland30
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We stayed 7 nights (Cinnamon and Star Anise room). House and rooms are beautiful, really well furnished, comfortable and feels like a luxurious home within walking distance to the beach and main centre of Mirissa. The staff at The Spice House is very polite. Owners Phil and Wathsala are extremely friendly and helpfull. The breakfast was really good with different...

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Thank Tomas K
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We spent 6 nights in the Spice House in Mirissa after our Sri Lanka Round trip. We found the best and friendliest place to relax and enjoy the last days of our trip. Great and friendly hosts. Beautiful lodges and everything very clean. We will come back!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We stayed here for 4 nights and it was lovely! It's well located at one end of Mirissa town, and close to the beach. The grounds are beautiful and the view from our room (Clove) was fantastic. We could see all sorts of wildlife from our bed, including monkeys playing in the trees. We felt really well looked after here...

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Spice House, Mirissa is a beautiful Colonial style guesthouse with its own private swimming pool set in a peaceful, landscaped garden full of tropical flowers, fruits, spices, ponds & hammocks. It is ideally situated only one minute from a beautiful, reef protected bay & 1km from the main bustle of Mirissa beach. The guesthouse is English owned by an experienced traveller and his Sri Lankan Wife which allows us to offer our guests the perfect mix of Western comfort & luxury alongside Sri Lankan charm & service - we like our guests to feel like part of the family. The house is shaded by coconut palms & cinnamon trees to the front while the back is terraced which allows wonderful views over the surrounding jungle. Local wildlife is often seen in our garden with daily visits from monkeys, kingfishers, peacocks, woodpeckers & squirrels. We can also help with Airport transfers & booking whale watching trips during the season (November - April). ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Spice House, Mirissa

Address: Km 151, Galle Road, Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Mirissa
Price Range: $59 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“For older people its best to choose a room in the main building”
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“Clove Cottage for you wild life watchers.”
 of 5 bubbles LLEWJOHN007, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose the cottages in the gardens if you like total privacy”
 of 5 bubbles DalkeyIsland30, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are two charming rooms with air conditioning and mosquito nets. Ensuite bathrooms too.”
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