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London, United Kingdom
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What an incredible place. Hats of to the amazing manager Namal Dissanayake who has created a very special place with just the right amount of personalised service. He really helped us out during our stay and we can't wait to go back. Please go and see for your self.

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melbourne
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Behind a non-descript fence on a main road is a sign that read "The Frangipani Tree". It gave us no indication of what lay beyond.... once the gate opened and we went in, we discovered a beautiful garden and a pool that looked out to the Ocean. Our room was not one of the ocean- facing villas but a ground...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely hotel with a great relaxed feeling. Nothing was ever to difficult for staff and all were lovely to chat with. Food was great maybe a little expensive but food was very fresh and the kitchen was very clean. I wish they had a few drink specials for guests as at $15 Aus for a cocktail your bill does add...

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EdwardsCollection, General Manager at The Frangipani Tree by Edwards Collection, responded to this review

Dear Lionel, Our sincere thanks for your wonderful review which is truly appreciated. We are extremely happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. also Frangipani Tree staff's are sending our warm wishes and look forward to welcoming you back. Thank you Best Regards, Namal Dissanayake

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me & my girlfriend spent 6 nights at The Frangipani Tree after 8 days of travelling around various parts of Sri Lanka. I have to say, what a magical hotel this is! The whole hotel has a beautiful minimal feel about it from the moment you walk through the front doors. We stayed in the Leatherback Two which was lovely,...

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EdwardsCollection, General Manager at The Frangipani Tree by Edwards Collection, responded to this review

Dear George, Thank you for taking time to share your positive feedback about Frangipani. It is so overwhelming to read your positive comments about the hotel and your experience as well as the staff. Also, your recognition of our service that you found it is very helpful, is an honor for the team. We always try to set very high...

Manama, Bahrain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there for 3 days. We were Very well received, did not rush to make all the check in papers, it was really enjoyable. Our Room was amazing! The property as well, so peaceful, clean and very relaxing atmosphere. They have a restaurant and their food selection is good and it is nice and tasty. The staffs are very...

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EdwardsCollection, General Manager at The Frangipani Tree by Edwards Collection, responded to this review

Dear Julie, We are really happy that you have enjoyed your holiday at the Frangipani Tree and thank you very much for taking time for your encouraging feedback which is truly appreciated. looking forward to see you soon in the Edwards collection. Best regards, Namal Disanayake.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely property and very attentive staff. Try the cooking experience on the lawn, very good food and informative. The 6.30pm flight of the swallows is something to behold, followed by a good gin and tonic and a fish curry. It's location is close to Galle, just a short Tut-Tut ride away.

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EdwardsCollection, General Manager at The Frangipani Tree by Edwards Collection, responded to this review

Dear Johnp, Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback about the staff and the hotel, we are glad that you have enjoyed with our cooking experience on the garden. We will ensure to share your positive feedback with the team and it will help us to improve our service in future. We are eagerly waiting to welcome you and...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent four nights here at this beautifully designed small villa hotel on the Indian Ocean at Thalpe. It is extraordinary lovely and well designed and the price reflects this. Our only gripes were: food very patchy for a place this sophisticted; tiny things like rock hard Lurpack at breakfast and a wine list where anything under 6,000 rupees was...

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EdwardsCollection, General Manager at The Frangipani Tree by Edwards Collection, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Charlton, Thank you very much for your voluble feedback for the “Frangipani Tree” We are very much happy that you have been enjoyed your stay and your generous comments are greatly appreciated. we will ensure to update our wine list as well as to improve our breakfast service up to the standard. Also thank you very much for...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tranquil location just outside Galle city centre. Lovely grounds upkept by lovely ground staff who peacefully pottered about amongst the trees and birds. The large central pool was delightfully cool on a hot day. All rooms are located around the pool we had an upstairs room which initially thought would be a step down from the villa type rooms on...

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Milano
Reviewed 18 January 2017

A small boutique hotel on the waterfront with the great Indian Ocean waves breaking just feet away from your room. Perfectly manicured lawns, lovely long swimming pool. Cool and exquisitely furnished rooms, the perfect place to relax. The restaurants is very good and the staff very efficient, charming and helpful. The location good , close to Galle Fort and the...

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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at this beautiful hotel/residence for 10 nights and found it to be a real gem ..... complete serenity and away from the hustle and bustle of a city/town.... the villas were clean and large with the best bathrooms- which were in a private enclosure outside of your room !!! - ever. The staff were amazing and very very...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Frangipani Tree by Edwards Collection

Address: 812 Matara Road, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: €261 - €421 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Frangipani Tree by Edwards Collection 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Frangipani Tree Hotel Unawatuna
Frangipani Tree Galle
Frangipani Tree Hotel Galle
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Unawatuna
#3 Romantic Hotel in Unawatuna
#3 Family Hotel in Unawatuna
#3 Luxury Hotel in Unawatuna
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Unawatuna
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