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The Sun House

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#28 of 60 Hotels in Galle
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We booked the Sun House to spend our last few days in Sri Lanka This is us Jess a hotel and more a residence. There are. I shortage of luxury hotels in Galle but here you have the feeling of staying with friends and time feels like it's stood still . The standard bedrooms rooms are not huge and have...

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Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Both the sun house and the Dutch house are beautiful properties. The rooms are well appointed and the public spaces are homely and comfortable. Dicks bar is a lovely place to wind down and meet interesting people. The breakfast at sun house is unusual and very nice. What makes both these properties truly amazing are the people who work there....

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Thank Roshif2015
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The term 'Boutique Hotel' is one that is used very loosely in Sri Lanka, and one is never sure of what you will get in a so called 'boutique' property. At the Sun House what you do get is really warm service and genuine Sri Lankan smiles from all the staff. The property itself is beautiful. It is a typically...

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Berwick, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We could run out of superlatives trying to describe the place... we had the suite at the top (was it the Governor's Suite???) and loved the views and the privacy. The outdoor bath tub was a treat and the common areas downstairs (living room, terrace, dinning room, etc) were just perfect places to settle down for a quiet meal or...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can't speak highly enough of the Sun House! My boyfriend and I stayed for New Year... The staff are exceptionally obliging and made us feel welcome and looked after from the moment we arrived. Whilst our room was prepared we were bought a homemade ginger and lime cordial and were invited to sit in the lovely gardens. The old...

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Thank Amy H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic small colonial villa which has been turned into a charming boutique hotel by its current owner a 27 year expat Brit. The set dinner is Sri Lankan cooking of a high standard with a lime posset from a Sky Gingell recipe who describes the restaurant as one of the top five in Asia. I am not...

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Thank William P
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely hide-away in a buzzing city. The garden and terrace are lovely (the pool is tiny, but nice to look at) and the breakfast is delicious. The dinner is not included in the room rate and following one rather unpleasant experience, we decided to find better places (e.g. the Amangalla in town is lovely). The hotel is known for...

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Reviewed 8 September 2016

we very much enjoyed our stay here, there are a few common areas to relax in where you can really feel what it must have been like when the British ruled the area. We had a very nice room, and the staff was very helpful. There is a pleasant balcony off the back with a small pool area

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Reviewed 1 September 2016

An amazing, peaceful four night stay. A beautiful small hotel with attentive, friendly staff ready to attend to anything you may want. I spent four days as a single traveller and could have been more impressed with the charm of this hotel. The staff were helpful, rooms, clean and charming, food particularly the evening meals delicious and good value. Overall...

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

For the same service you can get an hotel for half of the price. Breakfast very poor compared with the sri lankan standard. Very slow to get the breakfast...at least 40 min, you must pay for fruit juice and eggs... In addition it is not central located and the way to get is very dark.. Rooms are nice

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The Sun House

Address: 18 Upper Dickson Rd, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: $249 - $448 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Sun House 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
The Sun House Hotel Galle
The Sun Hotel
Sun Hotel Galle
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Galle
#15 Luxury Hotel in Galle
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 of 5 bubbles paulw45_12, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
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“We only had lunch here so can not comment on rooms.”
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