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The Sun House

180 reviews
#16 of 26 Hotels in Galle
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  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

During our stay in Galle we ate at The Sun House a few times... whilst each menu was limited in terms if choice it delivered every time in terms of quality and variety. Couple this with a wonderful setting and excellent service and you have...More

Thank Smithyfoo
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Superb flavours delivered by one if the best trained staff in Sri Lanka. Janaka noticed everything that our group needed and simply delivered before we could ask. Booking the restaurant was combersome, from arrival on it was seamless. Well done, keep smiling :-)

Thank Wally S
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Set in an old Dutch Villa, we absolutely loved this place. Rooms are not fancy but do the job well enough. Food is exceptionally well priced and absolutely delicious. Dinner was fantastic - we were even serenaded by fireflies in the garden - but breakfast,...More

Thank SaigonStevo
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Service: Excellent Staff:Very cooperative and always smiling Food: Needs to add vegetarian Indian Dishes Rooms and Bathroom: Clean and Spacious Pool:Should be cleaned every day as water is not circulated every day Common areas; Living,Bar and dining very good. Rates: Lodging and boarding too high...More

Thank Vikram M
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We stayed here to hopefully have some of the character of an old colonial type of house. We stayed in the Dumas suite also to have a little extra space, I am afraid it was a little over-represented on the web site. Certainly the public...More

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Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Laundry Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Airport Transportation
Babysitting
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Air Conditioning
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Pool
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Bar/Lounge
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US$195 - US$319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Galle
#11 Luxury Hotel in Galle
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$195 - US$319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#4 Romantic Hotel in Galle
#11 Luxury Hotel in Galle
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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We stayed here in a large group and pretty much took all the rooms. All rooms have air conditioning (except the largest and most beautiful room on the second floor) and the wifi is quite good, much better than other, more... More
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"Do not take the room near bar and kitchen. Take room near common living room"
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"Find another hotel"
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"As we were there for 5 days having a slightly bigger room helped."
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"Try an Arrack Sours at the bar. The Sri Lankan breakfast (curry) is enough to last the whole day."
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