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Athens, Greece
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

A colonial style villa transformed in a cost hotel.ideal for couples.very nice decorated.located in the heritage city of Galle.close to all the sightseeing s of the city.good price nice rooms very good staff.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the review of your stay at the Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing. We are delighted to know you had a wonderful stay with us. We at the Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing do our best to always make each of our guests feel at home. As we are a small property of only four bedrooms,... More 

Rotorua, New Zealand
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 May 2016

If you want to step back in history stay at the Heritage Villa by Jetwing in Galle .You are right inside the huge fort with lots of small quaint Restaurants. Your Host is very helpfull and if you have never sleeped in a four poster bed this is your chance.

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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 posting your compliments on TripAdvisor on your recent stay at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing. It brings us great joy in reading your review. Knowing an esteemed guest left the villa well satisfied is our highest compliment. It is always encouraging for us to learn that our guests have been pleased with all... More 

Cranbrook, Canada
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 May 2016

A 3-night stay at Galled Heritage Villa by Jetwing offers the perfect stay to the colonial setting in which it is located. The hotel is a bed and breakfast style, that combines a blend of luxury and comfort. With only 4 rooms, you are given quite a lot of attention as a minimal amount of guests can occupy the hotel.... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

It was a great experience staying here, such a refreshing change from larger impersonal hotels. It is a large house with just four rooms and most of the time we didn't even see anyone else apart from the very conscientious and friendly staff, so felt very special and spoilt. Located in Galle fort which is a fascinating place itself. Well... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the review of your stay at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, Galle. We are delighted that you had a good stay with us, experiencing a comfortable and spacious room to stay in. Reading through your review I understand that we as a Jetwing property have lived up to the expected standards of hospitality. We thank... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We had planned a short trip to Galle and had the privilege of staying over at the Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing. From the warm welcome at the reception by Saman to our delicious breakfast the following morning, we had a wonderful stay at the Villa. The villa is located within the walls of the magnificent Galle Fort while we... More 

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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 complements on TripAdvisor following your recent stay with us at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing in Galle, Sri Lanka. We are simply delighted in reading your review. It brings us absolute pleasure in knowing that a most valued guest has been satisfied with all aspects of their stay with us. Your... More 

Lancaster, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016

We were booked in for a superior room at the hotel which looked really nice on the web sites. We arrived at the hotel on the 9th of February 2016. The hotel looked like a lovely place and our driver left us checking in with the only member of staff apparently on duty. We were then shown to our room.... More 

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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 your review on TripAdvisor following your recent stay at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing. I am deeply saddened by the experience you have described as our history does not contain similar practices especially when we strive for higher standards. As part of the Jetwing culture, we are committed to delivering... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Old Dutch merchant house. Excellent location within Galle Fort. Can walk to the fortification wall--Indian Ocean within 5 minutes. Shops, restaurants, and historical sights are just around the corner within a 10-block radius. Stayed in room on second floor--huge. Bathroom 21 feet long with two sinks. There are only four rooms. The rooms are somewhat dark. Only breakfast. The staff... More 

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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 Trip Advisor following your recent stay at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing. Our utmost happiness is when knowing a guest left us satisfied after staying with us. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your comments on Trip Advisor and recommending our cozy Villa to fellow Trip Advisor reviewers... More 

New Delhi, India
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115 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed hear for 3 nites. It was a old heritage house converted into a 4 room home property. Rooms were very good. Huge , comfortable beds. Spacious bathrooms. The property had a huge living room on the ground floor where u can relax n lounge There are these corridors on the first floor where u can laze around. There... More 

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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 your review on Trip Advisor following your recent stay at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing. We were fascinated by your kind words of appreciation and were excited to read that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us and that you and your family had a “great” stay with us. It is... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Staying in the Galle Heritage Villa for two nights as part of our 15 night trip around Sri Lanka. Let me start with the positives. The location of Galle Heritage Villa is excellent. Nestled in the heart of the fort. The staff were friendly and helpful. Also being a small property of four rooms it is intimate and personal. The... More 

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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 comments on Trip Advisor following your recent stay at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing. First and foremost, please accept our sincere apologies for having given you cause to express your disappointment on certain issues you had to face when vacationing with is. Please rest assured, we highly value our guest feedback whether positive... More 

London, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

We stayed here for two nights in Galle and found it to be a great base to explore. The villa only has four rooms, and is very private. The public areas are attractive and the butler is very helpful. The rooms themselves are pretty average. The air con works ok, and there is a ceiling fan. The bed in our... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your descriptive review on the Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing. We are happy to know you chose to stay with us to explore the Galle Fort. There is no better place to accommodate yourself if your main priority is to enjoy the beauties of the ancient Fortress. The main purpose of this four bedroom Villa... More 

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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 

Additional Information about Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing

Address: 71 Lighthouse Street, Galle Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: €135 - €359 (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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