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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 29 September 2011

My boyfriend and I had high expectations of the French Residence since it was rated #1 on Trip Advisor -- especially since they were trying to charge us 60 euros / a night (fortunately we bargained down to about 40 euros) The rooms are clean, but very basic. Our room had suffocating potpourri-like smell, which made it seem as if...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 30 January 2011

We stayed overnight in Tangalle and wished we had longer to stay. Dean and the people at French Residence provide outstanding service and luxury accommodation including a rooftop terrace where dining is a pleasure and the food is Sri Lankan at its best. We loved the cool, bright and airy rooms and the views from every window. The pool was...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
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Additional Information about French Residence

Address: 260 Matara Road Tangalle, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle
Price Range: €38 - €69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ground floor rooms allow quick access to the pleasant pool!”
 of 5 bubbles patrick19512015, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
“the garden view room is actually the road side room”
  • Room for two
 of 5 bubbles andrejaogrinc, 18 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Deluxe room facing the ocean worth the extra cost.”
 of 5 bubbles nskvortsov, 16 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Front rooms have access to the terrass”
 of 5 bubbles beriksso, 10 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Room 5 was very clean compact and comfortable”
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  • Bedroom 5
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 of 5 bubbles skier54_10, 18 Mar 2013 | Read review
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