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lleida
Reviewed 9 November 2014 via mobile

This hotel was very nice, the owners are a delight, specially the man, and make you feel like home. The downstair rooms are cheaper and also nice. Great WiFi! To name something to improve, the breakfast could be better and more complete, but the price is very good. We stayed 3 nights but would come back for sure!!

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3Thank majo_ag
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 May 2014

It was our worst experience to choose this hotel with booking through online Hostelworld. The page showed the charge first per bed, so we reserved each room by each one person because we are two (not couple, two friends) and wanted to have two single rooms. When we arrived there, the rooms were double/twin room and they requested to charge...

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5Thank Tangli53
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2014

We were attracted by the roof tip garden this place boasts, and the location directly adjacent to the wall and sea. We had a room with a beautiful ocean view and we loved sitting out on the balcony or roof garden drinking tea, reading and watching the sea crash against the rocks below the wall. That said a view does...

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1Thank Tpw101
South East England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2014

I have given this an 'average' as I felt we were paying over the odds, though I know it was peak season. If it had been a bit cheaper I would be rating it as 'very good'. We stayed here for 2 nights and had an upstairs room with a sea view. Although it was very small, It was clean...

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1Thank LucySky99
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 12 January 2014

This is the only bad experience we had during our 9 day trip in Sri Lanka. We booked rooms through Hostelword. Be careful ! it is very tricky. You book for 1 room for 1 person, it tune out double price. They make you confused and let you pay more. The rooms are very dark and not very clean, the...

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5Thank hong s
Adelaide
Reviewed 12 January 2014

Great rooftop garden with views over the fort walls, well located in the fort, friendly staff, lots of mosquitos in the bathroom and room but the 4 poster bed had a decent net. Wifi worked well on the rooftop but not in the room. Organised a pick up from colombo airport for 98USD

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1Thank LBaustralian
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 24 December 2013

The roof top garden (literally, the roof top has grass!) looking over the ramparts and far out to sea is the highlight of this little family hotel. The lady who runs the place will serve you breakfast up there and you won't want to leave, with the light sea breeze, colourful plants, birds and the elusive turtle (check the bushes)....

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2Thank JMtravelling2013
Minety, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 December 2013

Hotel has a grand view of the ocean from the balcony or grasses area where breakfast is served. The rooms are pretty average albeit with hot water showers. It is centrally placed for wandering around Fort Galle. although staff and owners were friendly and associated jewellery place was good the rooms were somewhat dated and in need of imminent surgery....

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Thank John S
Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 21 December 2013

We spend one night with the recommendation of the Tourist Office, in front of Galle Railway. When we arrived the price was almost double than announced, as we were tired from the train we took the ground floor room. The rooms upstairs were booked, so we had one close to the jewellery who started their job at 6.00am. Bathroom was...

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1Thank catsun82
Aachen, Germany
Reviewed 1 November 2013

wonderful view to ocean and fortification – you can watch other tourists wandering around beautiful roof terrace covered with grass friendly and supportive staff private breakfast tables with ocean view

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ocean View is a Guest House located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Galle Fort. It has clean and comfortable A/c or Non A.c rooms with luxury attached ensuites with running hot/cold water. Some rooms have Sea Views. Spacious Balcony and Roof Garden for Relaxation. Halal food and no Alcohol. Wifi wireless Internet Connection for our guests ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean View Guest House

Address: 80 Light House Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: €70 - €72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Do not stay in the Ocean View Guest House.”
Bierbre, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“I wouldn't bother with the sea view as not worth the extra price.”
  • The small room but pretty bed!
JuliaMaddison, 19 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Best rooms on the second floor.”
SoyJuanJose, 17 Apr 2015 | Read review
“No point staying here unless you get a room with a view. Come for tea on the roof and stay elsewhere if you can't”
Tpw101, 22 Mar 2014 | Read review
“An upstairs room is likely to be quieter than one on the ground floor. There are 2 rooms upstairs at the front with a sea view - ours was rather cramped but the other was of a better size and layout. There is a small terraced area in front of these 2 rooms which was a pleasant and handy spot to sit and read/ people watch/ relax. The rooms at the back are a bit cheaper, but looked okay, of a comfortable size, and quiet.”
LucySky99, 30 Jan 2014 | Read review
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