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14 Wella Dewalaya Road, Unawatuna 80600 Sri Lanka
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#12 of 79 hotels in Unawatuna
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Flower Garden Hotel is an excellent choice for travellers visiting Unawatuna, offering a charming environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.

Guest rooms offer a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a minibar, and Flower Garden Hotel makes getting online easy as free internet access is available.

You can also take advantage of some of the amenities offered by the hotel, including 24 hour front desk, a concierge, and room service. In addition, guests can enjoy a pool and an on-site restaurant during their visit. As an added convenience, there is parking available to guests.

If you like French restaurants, Flower Garden Hotel is conveniently located near mmmh Sucre & Sale, Le Cafe Francais Bakery & Boutique, and Dulari Guest Restaurant.

Best of all, Flower Garden Hotel makes it easy to experience some great Unawatuna attractions like Sk Swarnakala, which is a popular art gallery.

Enjoy your stay in Unawatuna!

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Property amenities
Free internet
Pool
Bar / lounge
Airport transportation
Concierge
Currency exchange
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Public wifi
Outdoor pool
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast in the room
Poolside bar
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
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Safe
Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Seating area
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, German

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87Good for walkers
Grade: 87 out of 100
58Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
2Attractionswithin 0.5 km
923Reviews36Q+A100Room tips

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Pickle wrote a review Apr 2022
6 contributions3 helpful votes
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Tired hotel, pool area does not match lovely photos. Dog mess in grounds, several dogs on the property Dirty bath and surround Basic 2nd bed if you need a twin room, with itchy sheets and no mosi net ( used my own wrap as a bed sheet) No lunch service, breakfast buffet does not reflect Sri Lankan cuisine
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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David J wrote a review Mar 2020
Liskeard, United Kingdom125 contributions29 helpful votes
We stayed one night and yes overpriced for what you got .. Room was okay but tired and shower dangerous due bulge in bath ... Breakfast was fine as they had an egg 9 which did egg hoppers .. 10 min walk to beach was a bonus
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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mandyjburton wrote a review Jan 2020
Retford, United Kingdom54 contributions51 helpful votes
We just love it here. Feels like home from home. Thank you to Sassi and his wonderful Staff. Food is excellent quality and plentiful amounts, service is excellent, very friendly people and location perfect. If you want privacy book the penthouse with your own private pool. Set off the little road that leads to the beach with plenty of eateries, shops and bars along the way. Absolute paradise ♥️♥️♥️♥️
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Charlie G wrote a review Jan 2020
Northampton, United Kingdom55 contributions6 helpful votes
This hotel was the worst out of 7 hotels on our 3 week holiday and one of the most expensive. I cannot understand the good reviews. I'll start with the goods points. Lovely dog, friendly and helpful staff, very nice grounds and swimming pool, cheap beer. Now the not so good. We were provided a room in what I assume to be the old part of the hotel across the street. This building is not well maintained with smashed windows and rusting metal work. Our room on the first floor was dark and dingy with electrical cables hanging out the wall where the now absent but well needed lights used to be. The room was in need of a serious update. When we plugged our phone charger in the electrics tripped out. Off I went to reception to request and replacement room. I was told that there was no other rooms available and I would have to wait 2 days to be moved (we were only staying 4 nights). With no other option I accepted and when back to the room to get a shower. Next problem. They had placed a shower over a jacuzzi bath. This type of bath isnt meant to be stood up in so has a bulge in the floor (ie to support the back of your legs if you were laying down) right under where the shower was placed making standing under shower pretty dangerous as you keep slipping off the bulge. I then noticed a 4 inch hole in the bath and had to cut my shower short and go back to reception. Reception marcurasly found a replacement room on the second floor but told us we could only have this for 1 night n then we need to move again the next day. The new room was a big improvement until we found a dead cockroach in the bed netting but we couldn't be bothered with anymore complaining so just let it go. The next day I went to reception and was told we would be moving at 12. So off the pool we went for a few hours. Not wanting to bug the staff as I assumed they would come and get us when the new room was available we waited until 1:30 at which point we wanted to go out for lunch so need to put our bags in our new room. The man on reception replied with 'I told you we would move you in 2 days not today'. I explained that another member of staff told us differently upon the second reception visit the previously day that we would now be moving today and also that someone had told me this morning we would be moving at 12pm?? After some conferring being staff they picked up keys and took us to a new room which was nice, finally. I say nice but not great as all the rooms we seen need updating and a deep clean and were the worst of our entire holiday. They also didn't bother to fix the hole in the bath as a new couple entered that room shortly after our departure. The restaurant although nice lacks anything remotely sri lankan or traditional or even asian. On the lunch menu there was a choice between pizza, pasta, sandwiches or some odd bunless burger. I cant comment on the evening menu as the lunch menu choice or lack of it put me off returning for another visit. The breakfast buffet had an egg man which is always a bonus. The drinks in this hotel were cheap. Oddly cheaper than outside the hotel which was good.  This hotel was also the only place on our whole holiday which charged 2.5% commission in order to use a credit card. No other hotel or restaurant charged a commission so this hotel are just being greedy. When we were leaving we ordered an uber. When the uber turned up the hotel tut tut and taxi drivers started verbally abusing our driver and lying that we had agreed to take a trip with them and he was not allowed to pick people up from the hotel. We had never even spoken to these other drivers our whole stay. The hotel needs to sort these guys out as people being bullied into paying their ridiculous greedy prices isnt fair or good for the hotels reputation. This hotel is not cheap and purports to be a 4*. While I'm not expecting UK 4* it fell well short of this and its price tag expectations. All our other hotels across Sri Lanka were much better and much better value for money. Our hotel in Mirissa at £25 cheaper per night blew this hotel out the water in terms of style and cleanliness. There are many other hotels in unawatuna at a similar or lower price which must be better than this place. Hotel flower garden appears to be living on a reputation based on its former glory and the fact it has 2 very nice swimming pools.  Update your hotel and sort the tut tut/taxi mafia out.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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johnboymurchu wrote a review Oct 2019
41 contributions15 helpful votes
Not sure is it unawatuna or the flower garden that attracts us back every year. Probably both. But after six years the flower garden is like home away from home. For us there is no better place to stay in unawatuna. Only minutes away from the Main Street and beach but if you decide to stay in hotel grounds you have two pools to chose from, sun beds, excellent restaurant for days snacks and top class meal in evenings, or stay in or outside your cabana to read in total peacefulness in the beautiful gardens. The staff are wonderful , very helpful and friendly, always smiling, be it first think in morning for breakfast or last thing at night for drinks. So if your going to unawatuna I couldn't recommend flower garden highly enough, go and enjoy...
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Date of stay: September 2019
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ZKPR wrote a review Oct 2019
Zwaag, The Netherlands42 contributions23 helpful votes
Stay was just fine. We had the rooms with a private pool, really nice! But one night i woke up from some guys that work there and sat on the terrace in the room next to us, playing cards at 2 at night.. And i was asking for some help with booking another hotel in the next town - one guy helped me, 4 other male staffmembers were sitting at the same desk, talking in their own language, looking at me, laughing en looking again. Felt really uncomfortable as a woman alone... Pool is great, but would not go back, just because of the weird staff..
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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geomythical2013 wrote a review Aug 2019
Strathkinness, United Kingdom3 contributions1 helpful vote
I recently spent two weeks in one of the Cabanas which was well equipped with air-conditioning, fans, spa and comfortable bed and furnishings. The grounds were so peaceful and pleasant to return to after a day out and the two pools well maintained. I am in my seventies and most of the other guests when I was there were young families. The meals were especially good and the staff so friendIy and helpful. Wifi is available and short walk to beach. I would happily recommend this hotel to anyone who likes to enjoy gardens and a tranquil atmosphere.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Room Tip: All Cabanas are in the beautiful gardens. Did not inspect about other accomodation there.
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Molly W wrote a review Apr 2019
London, United Kingdom13 contributions1 helpful vote
If you want a super relaxing place to stay, choose Hotel Flower Garden, Unawatuna. We stayed in a cabana which was fully equipped with mosquito net, fridge, water, towels and mini toiletries. There was also a hairdryer. The hotel offer a laundry service which we used as we were nearing the end of our trip! The room was really nice, however, the wifi didn't seem to extend to our cabana (although we didn't ask for assistance with this and just used the wifi in the lounge!) The breakfast was delicious!! Especially the egg hoppers. A real treat! The pools were so relaxing and empty on every occasion we used them! Although this is based on the number of guests staying at the hotel. We were lucky to have them to ourselves! The staff were fabulous and the resident dog, gorgeous! We had drinks in the lounge in the evening before heading out to dinner and he often came to say hello :) The location is very good - it is quiet, but close enough to walk to everything - including the beautiful beach. One evening we ate at Thraproban Beach House - a 13 minute walk away - and it was brilliant. There are many delicious places to eat nearby. This includes 7en4teen (looks like ten4teen!) a local eatery. Thank you Hotel Flower Garden. A great way to end our trip to Sri Lanka!
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Ask for a cabana!
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Louise G wrote a review Apr 2019
17 contributions2 helpful votes
We stayed two nights at Flower Garden Hotel in Unawatuna. This is the last leg of our two week holiday and we were pleasantly surprised when we arrived and were seated in the tranquil foyer. Our rooms were clean, tidy and very spacious. We booked the Deluxe Family Room which is actually two very large rooms (the size of a small house!) on the second floor. We had a balcony overlooking one of the beautiful pools. Air conditioning and ceiling fans were in all main rooms and were pumping out luxurious cool air. The hotel has two pools and a large dining area. Dinner was available to purchase and a buffet breakfast was included in the booking price. We were all very satisfied with the breakfast options. We were able to walk to nearby restaurants, ATM and the beach and wander the streets and shops on the way. Many tuktuks were available but we did not need them here.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Karina K wrote a review Apr 2019
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We booked this place thinking it would be just about average but it surpassed our expectations in more ways than one. The rooms were big and tastefully designed with a mix of old and new Sri Lankan furniture, the service was great and the breakfast buffet was to die for! But the best is definitely the pool! Quiet, secluded and with lovely warm and inviting water, the pool(s) (there are two) is definitely the best feature of the hotel. Enjoyed our stay and will definitely come again!
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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US$44 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceGalle DistrictUnawatuna
NUMBER OF ROOMS
25
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Frequently Asked Questions about Flower Garden Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Flower Garden Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Wild & The Sage (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Flower Garden Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Flower Garden Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Flower Garden Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Flower Garden Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Barista Cafe Aroma Unawatuna, Daffodil Restaurant, and The Hideout Unawatuna.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Flower Garden Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Flower Garden Hotel have airport transportation?
Yes, Flower Garden Hotel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Flower Garden Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Unawatuna.
Are any cleaning services offered at Flower Garden Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Flower Garden Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and German.
Are there any historical sites close to Flower Garden Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Galle Fort (3.9 km), Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications (3.5 km), and Meera Mosque (3.5 km).