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The Frangipani Tree by Edwards Collection

812 Matara Road, Talpe 80600 Sri Lanka
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#3 of 12 in Talpe
Spend Time with Sea Turtles and Sparrows who visit this beautiful property Set on an improbable juxtaposition of simplicity and luxury overlooking the turquoise Indian Ocean. The Frangipani Tree is sun, sand, trees, culinary, sensuous and spiritual indulgences among Intimate, Exclusive and Elegant surroundings.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Tennis court
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Private balcony
Room service
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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54Somewhat walkable
Grade: 54 out of 100
11Restaurantswithin 1 km
1Attractionwithin 1 km
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Rachel V wrote a review Apr 2022
Orpington, United Kingdom11 contributions5 helpful votes
Stayed here 1 night on our first night in Sri Lanka. Very comfortable room, excellent food and the very best service, nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast was delicious too. Weather wasn't good enough for us to enjoy the little private beach much but the location is excellent. Caring staff, would definitely recommend.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
kimbliss wrote a review Apr 2022
london64 contributions5 helpful votes
We were lucky enough to spend 4 nights here and we loved very minute of our stay. The hotel is beautiful, set in lovely grounds with access straight onto one of the cleanest beaches we’ve been to in the world. Our room was huge, with stunning views, was wonderful to shower and look out over the Indian Ocean. We had a couple of evening meals during our stay and the food was delicious, one of the best curries we have had during our time in Sri Lanka. The hash browns with breakfast are the best I have ever eaten. The staff were all incredibly helpful and friendly and made our stay even more pleasant. The highlight for me, was the little puppy and her mum who live at the hotel. I was given the honour of naming her. Will be a long time before we forget our wonderful experience at the Frangipani Tree, we were so sad to leave.
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Date of stay: March 2022
Garima wrote a review Mar 2022
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What a wonderful property overlooking the Indian Ocean. The rooms are clean and beautiful and the restroom is something. If you are in your room, tired, you can enjoy the bath in the bath tub out in the open. The property has its clean private beach. The staff are very welcoming, the manager and its entire team makes you feel at home. The food is delicious, drinks are refreshing. Also the location is great. Unawatuna is 5 mins drive and mirissa is 20 mins away. So you can enjoy the beauty of ocean at this property and at the same time you can enjoy the famous beaches for food, partying and surfing. Overall it’s a 10/10.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled
186338Jane wrote a review Feb 2022
London, United Kingdom7 contributions6 helpful votes
We had a wonderful stay at the Frangipani. Originally we had booked for six nights but decided to extend for a further five nights. Buddika, the manager, and his excellent team made us feel so welcome and were so helpful. We had sea facing rooms which were extremely comfortable and peaceful. I had some of the best nights sleep at this hotel. The beds are very comfortable and the air conditioning and fan work really well. The semi outside bathrooms are lovely. The rooms are well maintained. The food is delicious too with a really choice particularly for breakfast. The pool is a really good size. There a a number of good restaurants just a few minutes away by tuk tuk. The only negative was their centralised booking system which goes through the Edwards Collection. This was not particularly easy and could have put me off booking. However, I am pleased that I persevered as, once there, Buddika and his team were so courteous, helpful and delightful. I am looking forward to returning.
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Date of stay: February 2022
Room Tip: sea facing
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Trebor68 wrote a review Feb 2022
Norfolk, United Kingdom30 contributions49 helpful votes
Had one of the most relaxing and enjoyable stays I have EVER had at this hotel in January 2022. Unfortunately for the hotel, and Sri Lanka as a whole, there were very few tourists about and we had the resort to ourselves, for most of our 7-night stay. The staff, gardens, food and resort dog were delightful. The team couldn't go far enough to keep us happy, and would offer off-menu ideas for our lunches and dinners. The hotel is located about 30 minutes by tuk-tuk from Galle, where there are many shopping and eating possibilities, along with wonderful history, markets and sights. Tuk-tuks are reliable and without fuss - pre-agreed prices are respected and min. negotiation needed. Neighbouring hotels have some excellent restaurants and welcome outside guests. Can't wait to go back.
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Date of stay: January 2022
Room Tip: Book a villa - worth any difference in price and have own spaces for sunning, relaxing or just...
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US$186 - US$508 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceGalle DistrictTalpe
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Frangipani Tree by Edwards Collection
Which popular attractions are close to The Frangipani Tree by Edwards Collection?
Nearby attractions include Mihiripenna Beach (0.3 km) and Dalawella Beach (1.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Frangipani Tree by Edwards Collection?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at The Frangipani Tree by Edwards Collection?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at The Frangipani Tree by Edwards Collection?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Frangipani Tree by Edwards Collection?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Frangipani Tree by Edwards Collection?
Conveniently located restaurants include Persian kitchen and BBQ, Wijaya Beach Restaurant, and Coco Beach Talpe Restaurant & Beach Club.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Frangipani Tree by Edwards Collection?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does The Frangipani Tree by Edwards Collection have airport transportation?
Yes, The Frangipani Tree by Edwards Collection offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is The Frangipani Tree by Edwards Collection located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Talpe.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Frangipani Tree by Edwards Collection?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to The Frangipani Tree by Edwards Collection?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications (6.7 km), Galle Fort (7.1 km), and Meera Mosque (6.7 km).