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Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel

182 Matara Road, Unawatuna 80600 Sri Lanka
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#18 of 64 hotels in Unawatuna
Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel, Also known as Nooit Gedacht Ayurveda Health Resort is a historical Colonial style villa built in 1735. It was once the country home of a Dutch governor name De jong and was later taken over by the British as a military logistic centre. It is just 10 minutes walk away from the Unawatuna beach & 5 Km from UNESCO world heritage site of Galle fort. Nestled at the foot of Rumassala mountain (referred as Sanjeewani Mountain in the epic of Ramayana ) Nooit Gedacht is situated in the middle of a palm garden full of natural flora & fauna & a lotus lake. The Governor's Restaurant at Nooit Gedacht serves an array of International and exotic local dishes by the pool or inside the mansion with stunning architecture. The Guests can also enjoy traditional Ayurveda treatments, Spa, yoga & meditation while they indulge them selves in the tranquility that this place has to offer. Nooit Gedacht...Your Home in the Sun, is a place with old world charm & modern comforts that you must not miss while you are in Unawatuna! Come & enjoy the beauty & simplicity this place has to offer. Please note there are NO branches of Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel in the vicinity.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Free breakfast
Kids stay free
Kids pool
Airport transportation
Secured parking
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary welcome drink
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Highchairs available
Car hire
Taxi service
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Neck massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Interconnected rooms available
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Private balcony
Room service
Seating area
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Electric kettle
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Sinhala


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Rids wrote a review Jan. 2021
9 contributions
The place was an original bungalow made for a Dutch governor. It looks amazing and the garden is so beautiful with so much green around it. I felt like the pool towels were not that clean. Maybe because the hotel was almost empty that day.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Kevin wrote a review Jan. 2021
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# Mouthwatering Sri Lankan authentic dishes. # Customized service to each guest & staff is always going the extra mile to make you happy. # All these come from a well-experienced hotelier Mr. Upul who has trained & leading his team to deliver an unforgettable personalized guest experience to each guest. # Indeed a go-again place for me
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Date of stay: December 2020
Room Tip: Simply talk to the friend there, the manager Mr. Upul.
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Tracy H wrote a review Jul. 2020
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We just finished a vacation at Nooit Gedacht and were very sorry to leave that peaceful atmosphere. Great ambiance, attentive staff and beautiful landscaped surroundings make it an ideal get away for families. We have been regular visitors for over 10 years now and are always happy to go back.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Alan C wrote a review Mar. 2020
Ipswich, United Kingdom7 contributions1 helpful vote
Unfortunately I recently had to cancel a trip to Sri Lanka due to travel restrictions imposed as a result of Coronavirus. I did not have free cancellation in my booking but when I contacted them they were understanding of my situation and agreed to refund all of my booking fee. I look forward to rebooking my holiday and I will use the nooit gedacht hotel when I eventually get to Unawatuna. Thank you for your help.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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M Vedage wrote a review Feb. 2020
1 contribution2 helpful votes
Had a nice and relaxing stay. The staff is very attentive. The nice gardens and surroundings is very calm and peaceful. Food was tasty and restaurant staff were very attentive. Perfect place for a great getaway.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Nooit Gedacht - Ayurveda Health Resort
Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceGalle DistrictUnawatuna
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Frequently Asked Questions about Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel
What are some of the property amenities at Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a free welcome drink during their stay.
Is parking available at Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Barista Cafe Aroma Unawatuna, Blue Caffeine, and The Hideout Unawatuna.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Unawatuna.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Sinhala.
Are there any historical sites close to Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications (3.5 km), Galle Fort (3.9 km), and Meera Mosque (3.4 km).