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5 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Galle, Galle District, Southern Province

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Twistedbr...
Toronto
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“Stunning and luxurious - we will return!”
Reviewed 2 September 2012 for a stay in August 2012
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Polheena is a very special home away from home. Being a group of design snobs we appreciated the tasteful decor and minimal colour. It was very clean and comfortable - you can find a nice spot to relax anywhere in the house or the garden and pool. The service was really attentive and the food was amongst the best we had in Sri Lanka. We were spoiled with banquet of authentic Sri Lankan food for breakfast and dinner every day. It was amongst the best we had in Sri Lanka (and we ate a lot of good food). I appreciate that the cook did not hold back on spice either, unlike most cooks for tourists. I miss her pol sambal!

We will definitely stay at Polheena again.

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Liked best: The interior design and food
Liked least: When we asked the house manager for a Sri Lankan restaurant recommendation we ended up at a very touristy place that did not have anything local on the menu. Please don't underestimate tourists - not everyone wants Western food.
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Patrick D
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017
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gillesncl
Reims, France
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Reviewed 20 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014
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