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Jetwing Lighthouse

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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266 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 380 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2015

As we were only visiting the restaurant for a spot of lunch, due to a recommendation from the hotel we were staying in along at Unawatuna, this came as a bit a of surprise to be honest as we didn't expect to find such a quality hotel / restaurant like this in Galle complete with a stunning view to match.... More 

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the descriptive review and your five star review of your stay at Jetwing Lighthouse Galle. We are glad that you had a comfortable stay with us indulging in our Jetwing hospitality, savoring great food at our restaurants that feature authentic cuisine from across the globe. It is always a pleasure to read reviews about satisfied... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2015

We had the "7 course" dinner in the Nihal's during my stay in this Hotel. The food is perfect, the staff are incredibly pleasant. The room is ideal for couples, romantic and comfortable. The room service and laundry service are also excellent. The hotel is located at the beach front. We can hear soft seawaves every night, and enjoy the... More 

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review of Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle with a five-star rating. We are glad that you had a comfortable stay with us indulging in our Jetwing hospitality, savoring great food at our restaurants that feature authentic cuisine from across the globe. It is indeed a pleasure to read reviews such as yours. We very much... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2015

it was a nice stay staff was very good view was very good size of the room was very big very good food. facilities were very good they had 2 pools a gym etc.it is better if you go with family and friends

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your very encouraging review on Jetwing Lighthouse. We are glad your stay with us had been a wonderful experience. It is always a treat to receive positive comments from satisfied guests as it not only compliments our services but also further encourages the entire team to perform better. Thank you. Having indulged in our Jetwing... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2014

We stayed at the Jetwing Lighthouse for 10 days on Honeymoon at the beginning of December. From arrival to departure we had an amazing stay. The hotel itself is in a perfect location right on the beachfront and amazing views. All the staff we spoke too and dealt with at the hotel were incredibly pleasant and courteous and the food... More 

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the wonderful review following your stay with us in Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle. We are very happy to know that you had enjoyed every bit of it. It is always a real treat to receive positive comments from satisfied guests like yourself at it not only compliments our services to you but is also a promising... More 

London, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

Currently having the most beautiful retreat at Jetwing, Galle. There are 10 from London all who are young adults. The staff are very friendly and there is great customer service throughout the hotel. I would say that this is more of a couples hotels with hardly any children. Rooms are spacious and have a view onto the beach. Stunning! Food... More 

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the amazing review on our property. We are delighted to know that you have had a great stay with us. We at Jetwing Lighthouse, do our best to make each guest feel at home and well looked after. Having read your comments we understand that we have succeeded in living up to your expectations. Do... More 

Redhill, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights... a well managed, very comfortable hotel on the sea. Great sunsets, awe-inspiring waves breaking on huge rocks, mud skippers and crabs, good, long beach walk (but definitely no swimming.) Kingfishers, lapwings and sandpipers almost always around ..plus very tame chipmunks! There are two good sized pools and a large grassed area for sun-lounging with... More 

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the well descriptive review following your recent stay with us in Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle, experiencing a spacious and comfortable room to stay in while enjoying a variety of cuisine at the Restaurants. We are very appreciative of your encouraging feedback on the services of our associates and the facilities provided by us. Your positive comments... More 

New York
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62 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2014

The Lighthouse is a lovely property, spread out over a large area with two swimming pools. The property is right near the sea and you can wake up to the sounds of the ocean! Rooms are a bit dingy and little old. We had some issues in all our rooms with some maintenance problem in almost all the rooms. Breakfast... More 

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments on Trip Advisor following your recent stay with us in Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle. Your compliment on the Hotel’s landscape and surrounding beauty is very much appreciated. We are glad you had enjoyed the experience of waking up to sound of the crashing waves. The few minor points mentioned... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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55 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2014

checked in just in time to catch the sunset.(it really takes you breath away) (+) Hotel staff are friendly and helpful Rooms are very spacious and clean and complimentary bananas are given. Hotel is located literally by the beach which is neat. My room had a nice view of the pool Dinner is not buffet style with a few choices.... More 

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the kind review on our property, following your recent stay with us in Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle. We are glad to know you had enjoyed the time spent with us, experiencing a comfortable and spacious room to stay in while enjoying the view of the glorious sun sinking into the far horizon. We are very appreciative... More 

Sussex, UK
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35 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2014

The Jetwing Lighthouse is just outside Galle city centre but handy for the fort and cricket ground, and now an easy drive from Colombo and the airport on the southern expressway. Our large Deluxe room (the standard grade) was only a few metres from the rocky shore with a private patio. Beds were huge though mattresses will need replacing soon.... More 

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the well descriptive review following your recent stay with us in Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle. We are glad to know you have had a pleasant time with us. It is always a treat to receive positive comments from satisfied guests like yourself at it not only compliments our service to you but is also a promising... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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103 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2014

Spent two nights at the Jetwing Lighthouse, booked two suites, Spilbergen and Fa- Hsien, for two nights and had a relaxing experience with family. The hospitality at Jetwing is something you get addicted to, the staff is amazing, ambiance is perfect for unwinding. It is always great value for money. However the head office reservations , inquires as well as... More 

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review following your stay at Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle. We are delighted to know you had enjoyed the two luxuriously comfortable and spacious suite rooms provided for you during your stay with us. However, your comments on the Reservations have been noted and will be looked into. We are very sorry for the inconvenience... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An iconic landmark that stands along the Galle coastline, Jetwing Lighthouse blends minimalist elegance with splashes of sophistication set amidst breathtaking ocean views. Designed by famed architect Geoffrey Bawa, this luxurious hotel lets you indulge in the finer things in life as you travel back in time and explore Sri Lanka's colonial past. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jetwing Lighthouse

Address: Dadella, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: RM858 - RM2,466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Jetwing Lighthouse 5*
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
Jetwing Lighthouse Galle
Jetwing Lighthouse Hotel Galle
Lighthouse Spa
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Galle
#4 Spa Hotel in Galle
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Galle
#7 Luxury Hotel in Galle
#10 Romantic Hotel in Galle
#11 Family Hotel in Galle
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