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    The Sun House

    18 Upper Dickson Rd, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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    Reviewed 16 August 2017

    Service: Excellent Staff:Very cooperative and always smiling Food: Needs to add vegetarian Indian Dishes Rooms and Bathroom: Clean and Spacious Pool:Should be cleaned every day as water is not circulated every day Common areas; Living,Bar and dining very good. Rates: Lodging and boarding too high...More

    Thank Vikram M
    Reviewed 18 May 2017

    We stayed here to hopefully have some of the character of an old colonial type of house. We stayed in the Dumas suite also to have a little extra space, I am afraid it was a little over-represented on the web site. Certainly the public...More

    1  Thank Traiteurdelonnes
    Reviewed 8 April 2017

    Our second visit to the Sun House and we were delighted that it has lost none of its charm. Although the place is starting to feel like it might need a little TLC, the service, food, cleanliness and general atmosphere cannot be faulted! It mightn't...More

    Thank Webster354
    Reviewed 26 February 2017

    We were meant to stay here for 2 nights but left after one. Geoffrey the owner was drunk and therefore rude and I felt aggressive. Our room was sandwiched between the bar and the kitchen. This all came at a price £175 per night per...More

    1  Thank Ghada10
    Reviewed 13 February 2017

    Charming! We spent two nights at the Sun House in Galle and had a great time. The hotel is so full of character, it is absolutely charming. I wish I would have had more time just to lounge around the garden and library. The staff...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • Airport Transportation
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    • USD 196 - USD 307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Romantic Hotel in Galle
    • #11 Luxury Hotel in Galle
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Southern Province >
    • Galle District >
    • Galle
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    • Sun Hotel Galle
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    Room Tips
    "Do not take the room near bar and kitchen. Take room near common living room"
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    "Find another hotel"
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    "As we were there for 5 days having a slightly bigger room helped."
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    "Try an Arrack Sours at the bar. The Sri Lankan breakfast (curry) is enough to last the whole day."
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