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Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This elegant colonial villa, ideally located in the old fort and with very few rooms needs some updating. The bathrooms are not always functional, we had problems with the sink and the shower, and the Internet connection was sometimes nonexistent. We were not served the nice Sri Lankan breakfast expected, but a couple of dry toasts with cheap jam and...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Colonial charm right in Galle Fort. However rooms too dimly lit. Kids became uncomfortable as the night wore on. We stayed merely for one night. Within walking distance to the ramparts and the Rampart Hotel. Amenities in the room are acceptable.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 28 November 2016

The hotel is an example of how an Heritage Building can be preserved.The place is a small one consisting of few rooms and very convenient to move in Galle. The services provided by the staff membranes are of the highest quality and they make you feel like that you are one of the family members. The breakfast consisting of Sri...

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor on Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing subsequent to your recent stay. The Galle Fort was first built in 1588 by the Portuguese. It is a historical, architectural heritage monument, which after more than 423 years still maintains a polished appearance. The Fort has a colorful...

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The hotel was in the middle of the old city in the Galle Fort section. It was a spacious colonial building with great interior design.The room we had was large with a nice four-post sturdy bed surrounded by a large mosquito net. The bathroom had ample space including a walk in shower and two sinks. The person in charge, Bandara,...

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your compliments on TripAdvisor following your recent stay with us at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing in the heart of Galle Fort Sri Lanka. Thank you very much for taking the time to post about your holiday with us on TripAdvisor as it is always such a treat getting guest feedback. Your...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful heritage villa that seems newly renovated. The location is great as we could walk to the fort ramparts to catch the beautiful sunset in minutes. The restaurants and shops are all very walkable. We enjoyed our stay particularly the simple breakfast in the spacious dining area next to th open courtyard. The room is nice overall but the lighting...

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your compliments on TripAdvisor following your recent stay at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor and recommending our cozy Villa to fellow TripAdvisor reviewers. Galle Heritage Villa was originally a family home from the Dutch period and now converted into a boutique...

King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016

A tranquil little oasis in Galle Fort. A welcoming glass of iced watermelon juice gave us the chance to admire the decor and high wooden ceilings and lovely pieces of wooden furniture. Huge bedroom with air on, lovely big 4-poster bed and huge bathroom too with walk-in shower. Small toiletries bottles provided too. Breakfast was either local style (curry) enjoyed...

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your compliments on TripAdvisor on your recent stay at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing. We were fascinated by your kind words of appreciation and were very pleased in reading that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us. It is always so nice to be appreciated and to learn that our valued guests...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We travelled to Galle in 2015 june and were very glad tonhave picked the Galle heritage villa as it was truly home away from home. The staff were very polite and helpful, breakfast was good, the room was spacious and lovely. I have make a special mention of the bed because I loved it! The mattress was soft and very...

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your compliments on TripAdvisor subsequent your stay at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing located in the Galle Fort. Our utmost happiness is when knowing a guest left us well satisfied after staying with us. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor and recommending our cozy Villa to fellow...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Out of all the places I stayed on my recent trip to Sri Lanka, Galle Heritage Villa is the best. All thanks to the staff and mainly Bandara who looked after me and my friends like his own family friends. Best ever service and I felt like I am staying with a family friend. I highly recommend this place if...

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your compliments on TripAdvisor following your recent stay at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing at the Galle Fort. Our utmost happiness is knowing a guest left us satisfied after staying with us. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor and recommending our cozy Villa to fellow TripAdvisor reviewers...

Reviewed 19 July 2016

Picture a colonial residence furbished with decor from a by gone era and you'll get a slight understanding what Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing is, But all creature comforts are up to date and the ambiance is addictive, which my wife and i were lucky to have to our own. Set apart from the business hub of Galle fort, this...

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your compliments on TripAdvisor following your recent stay at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing. This villa was originally a family home from the Dutch period and now converted into a boutique hotel which specializes in offering a personalized service to all our guests and creating a feeling of being in a typical Sri Lankan...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 7 July 2016

When we walked in to the Galle Heritage Villa the immediate feeling i got was of home. Like i could just sit on the sofa and have a cup of tea whilst watching the street goers walk by. This feeling is very hard to find in other hotels. Most of the ambiance comes from the fact that the hotel is...

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your compliments on TripAdvisor following your recent stay at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing. We at Galle Heritage Villa do our best to make each guest feel comfortable and well looked after. All our associates are trained to deliver personalized and professional service while creating a feeling of being in a typical Sri Lankan home....

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Welcome to the Galle Heritage Villa located in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Dutch Fort in Galle, Sri Lanka. The villa is a transformation of a 1950's Beverly Hills inspired mansion into a Colonial Dutch Villa, and boasts 4 large, elegantly decorated suites with luxuriously comfortable beds and spacious ensuite bathrooms with hot/cold water and all modern amenities. All guest suites are equipped with A/C and ceiling fans and cable TV viewing can be provided on request. Lofty hardwood ceilings and large windows give the villa a bright and airy feel with plenty of room to relax and unwind. Choose to have breakfast outdoors in the garden, the veranda or on the balcony. Complimentary wifi is available and free parking is provided.Experience life in the ancient Galle Fort by strolling down its narrow streets and alleys, admire the C17th colonial architecture, one of the best preserved anywhere in Asia, or jog along the 20 m high fortified ramparts while enjoying the dawn or the spectacular sunsets. Dip into the warm waters of the Indian Ocean from the nearby beach just 50 m from the villa. Come explore Galle and its enchanting Fort for an unforgettable experience. ... more   less 

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Address: 71 Lighthouse Street, Galle Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: €98 - €349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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