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Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We only stayed for one night but wish we had more time. It is run by a lovely, genuine and friendly family. The room was very clean, large comfy bed and great wifi. The shared balcony and common room/kitchen was a great addition. We had a very good nights sleep here. The location was brilliant. Highly recommend.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely friendly family with a warm welcome. Room was large with 2 double beds and a single for our family. Breakfast was amazing and plentiful. Bathroom was a bit old and grungy with a bit of a smell.

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Malmö
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights when visiting Galle and were very pleased. Location is great. The family running it is helpful. Breakfast was good, the AC and shower was the best we had during our 1 month traven in Sri Lanka. Recommend this place!

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Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can tell this place has been run by the same family for years as they know exactly what they are doing. Mrs W was the original owner but is now in her 80s so her daughter runs the place, but they both hold court in the reception/ lounge area. As soon as you walk in they ask you to...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Room and balcony were lovely - mosquito coils were given each night and a net provided. Bathroom was clean and functional but the shower screen meant that the bathroom was a little on the cramped side. We were really happy during our three nights here and although at the top of our price range would definitely recommend.

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Airlie Beach, Australia
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

The family was very nice but we felt the accommodation was overpriced for what it was compared to the other places we stayed in Sri Lanka. Air con was very good, hot water not very good, bed was huge but super soft so our backs were a bit sore. Good wifi connection. Beautiful balcony to sit on and free tea...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This place was amazing! We requested a room for three adults, and the space we were given was way more than we expected. The room was clean and comfortable with separate beds and mosquito nets for all three people. We showed up early for check in and were able to leave our bags, and they didn't mind that we left...

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Thank Jessie E
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Perfect placed, lovely personal. Family room with ac, clean big bathroom. The opportunity to cook a cup of coffee or tea and keep the food in a shared fridge. Really enjoyed this stay with all our family! I highly recommend

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Beach Haven Guesthouse is located in Galle Old Town in a homestay set-up where there are a series of rooms looking out onto a lovely balcony where every room is provided with a table and chairs. There is also a front balcony in front of a communal living room/kitchen for guest use where there are cooking facilities, a fridge and...

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Great location inside the fort. Very nice family-run business. Lovely 2nd floor room with large bed, mosquito net, and spotless linens. I left before breakfast and the owner insisted on giving me some bananas, biscuits, and water for the road.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This guest house started in 1968. According to the Lonely Planet travel guide (1980 edition-page 82) there were only two guest houses in the Galle Fort. This is the only existing guest house. It was started by Mrs. N.D. Wijenayake, the Former Deputy Mayor of Galle. Guest house has 4 A/C rooms. Rooftop balcony overlooking the sea and pleasant verandah. It has no curfew time. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Beach Haven Guest House

Address: 65 Light House Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: $41 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“all rooms would be perfect”
 of 5 bubbles karenfrances49, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“First floor for the balcony. But everytime I went downstairs it was very cool, so they are good rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 932lydiae, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Maybe not the room downstairs if you prefer quietness”
 of 5 bubbles D4917OT_, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Choice between AC and non-AC”
 of 5 bubbles roelofvanwijk, 30 Jan 2016 | Read review
“up stairs room are ok and away from the owners living areas.”
 of 5 bubbles zellatron, 8 Dec 2015 | Read review
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