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Black Beauty Guesthouse

Agoda.comUSD 16*
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15/06/2017 16/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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montreal
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Black Beauty Guesthouse is quite highly rated on Tripadvisor and elsewhere and going on that info we booked a 5 night stay. The price charged is not in question, for Sri lanka it is quite low, the problem with this guesthouse are all the little things, rooms cleaned every 3 days, sheets and towels i would use to wipe up...

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BrittaBlackBeauty, Manager at Black Beauty Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. I am sorry, that you did not enjoy your stay with us. On our website we never claim to have posh furnitures. It is mentioned that the rooms are simply furnished with a double bed with a spring mattress, a little cupboard with two drawers and a wardrobe. There is...

Reviewed 22 February 2017

The rooms are definitely basic for the price but they all have their own cozy patio space and there's a great little pool on the property. The hotel manager is really friendly and there are two gorgeous labradors running around. This place is in a great location, a short walk to the beach. Also, the breakfast was fantastic, as was...

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london
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Booked as a deluxe twin bed room anyone would expect - without having to ask - Daily room clean and servicing - Rubbish emptied - Clean towels - Fresh bedding - Toilet rolls Run down is not a synonym for charming. Fixtures, furnishings, furniture in fact all storage was very dilapidated and unusable, a few plastic coat hangers on a...

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BrittaBlackBeauty, Manager at Black Beauty Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, thank you for your review. I have spoken to my staff and they do apologise for their mistake with the taxi and the breakfast. On our website it is mentioned that our rooms a are simple but practical and not posh. We also discussed again if we should offer daily room cleaning, but our experience shows that...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Myself & a friend stayed here last week for 7 nights. First of all we were not told there was no air con when we booked on Agora - there is only a fan on the ceiling which is not adequate and the room felt like a sauna. When we arrived the guy who checked us in just gave us...

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BrittaBlackBeauty, Manager at Black Beauty Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. You had booked our cheapest room without AC. I did have a meeting with my staff discussing cleanliness, methods to clean a room and a bath room and how to welcome new guests. We did have a training lesson about cleaning again to improve our service. I also called...

Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Black Beaty guesthouse is just off the main road through town, just far away enough from the street noise, but easy accessible for beach slouchers. Set in a nice garden (with own pool) you'll be visited by monkeys, lizards, birds and more animals. The place is more a hotel than a guesthouse when it comes to the look, feel and...

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Great place to stay - clean rooms and friendly staff. nice pool too - 1 minute from beach and 6 mins from town. We got 50% off so very good value too. Think it was £14/night - for double room - 2,800 rps. Did the cooking course too on the top floor -

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Black Beauty is located just across the road from the beach. The area is so quiet and peaceful. The room was super clean, the breakfast was perfect, and the whole area was so well maintained. The pool was also clean and nice. The guys are obviously taking very good care of the place. They are very friendly and helpful too!...

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Oosterbeek, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Very nice guesthouse. Friendly staff and very good breakfast. Our children like the swimmingpool very much. At the roof of the building there's a nice view. We had a nice stay in Blackbeauty and we will recommand this questhouse.

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Reviewed 9 June 2016

I had a truly wonderful time staying at Britta's guesthouse. The rooms, food and service were all top-notch. This guesthouse is nestled in an amazingly beautiful garden. Nice family owners - such lovely children! I cannot recommend more highly.

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 28 April 2016

A very nice guesthouse, the cook is excellent ;-) bf, lunch, dinner - always tasty! rooms are also very comfortable and the ocean is not far away at all - what do you want more? As far as possible - I'll come again!

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Many of our guesrs ask us why we chose such an unusual name for a Guest House in Sri Lanka. I read and enjoyed the book as a child ans was struck by the genuine character of Black Beauty. Here was a role model to be followed through life. He was well behaved, honest and thoughtful, always doing the best he could in every situation, wonderful skills we try to instill in our staff. The management chooses new team members with careful consideration and train them to reflect these characteristics. Our aim, over the last 20 years has been to provide the best service for our guests and through gentle and caring ways follow the example of Black Beauty. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Black Beauty Guesthouse

Address: Ganahena, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Unawatuna
Price Range: $21 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Pay a bit more and stay somewhere else.”
cps66, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Grab a room on the ground floor below the terrace restaurant”
W2942CWemilyp, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I recommend the second floor, very calm”
Sandruzska, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Third floor on the corner with ocean view”
409olegm, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Pay extra for the air con and enjoy chatting to the family and playing with the dogs.”
763stevenp, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
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