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Sydney, Australia
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63 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our favourite hotel in Sri Lanka and one of the best hotels we have ever been to! The building has a great history as a hotel and the Aman work-over has given a close eye to history and feel of the building. No expense spared on. The fit-out and period furniture, whilst everything has a modern feel to it. Service... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently had the amazing opportunity to stay 2 nights at this lovely hotel on a business trip. As an Agent i view hotels over the year and this hotel did not disappoint. The charming decor and beautiful furniture, amazing food and lovely staff. The staff i couldn't fault one bit, always happy to help and extremely attentive, the room... More 

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Marbella, Spain
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45 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amangalla was originally the New Oriental Hotel which was built in the heart of Galle in 17th century. As a result, the hotel reflects the colonial architecture and is one of the oldest hotels in Sri Lanka. The room categories in Amangalla are Bedrooms, Chambers, Suites & the Garden House. Nearly all of the rooms have four poster king size... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hotel is in true essence of colonial style. Very authentic with modern touches. Privacy and attention to service is superb. Food is very good however it can be taken to next level. One of my favorite places.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our stay at the Amangalla hotel was an absolute pleasure. We were welcomed by a lovely young lady called Nelum. Audrey Schallhauser the manageress came out of her office to greet us a really positive start. Our suite and personal butler were both excellent. The hotel has a colonial feel with a large verandah where one can enjoy superb western... More 

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48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This Hotel was just simply stunning with the understated elegance that wraps you in warm hospitality. I loved the old colonial feel to it and we thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon tea - the service was as you would expect for the Aman group. The rooms are incredibly airy and spacious - a delight to return to after an afternoon exploring... More 

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Beccles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We were treated like family by Audrey and all of the staff,who made sure we truly enjoyed their hospitality. This is a lovely hotel and the warm welcoming staff, ambience and service are to be commended. It was a treat in our Sri Lankan tour and if there were not so many places in the world to visit we would... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Absolutely just loved it. The hotel is beyond passion, its a tribute and a dedication to keep an important time in history alive. Allowing us to experience this, and in the ambiance and atmosphere created is a true amazing experience.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed here for two nights and absolutely loved it, but just came away feeling it was all a bit too 'corporate' compared to other places we had stayed on our trip. The hotel itself is stunning and we loved the setting so close in to town and eating on the veranda watching the world go by. You can literally... More 

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Asia, Peru
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42 reviews
42 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

There are many wonderful things about the Amangalla and will list these first. 1. Beautiful property. The grounds and the rooms are lovely and wonderfully preserved. We were upgraded to the Chamber room as the fan in our Bedroom category room wasn't working. Warning that the Bedroom room we had overlooking the Dutch Church felt a little small, and somewhat... More 

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Aman_PR_Team, Manager at Amangalla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very grateful for the time taken to share your feedback on Tripadvisor. I would like to discuss your concerns with you and would be grateful if you could provide me with a telephone number or email address where I could contact you. With kind regards, Audrey Schallhauser Hotel Manager, Amangalla More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
Food & drink at the hotel
The Zaal
The Zaal
Cuisines: European, Asian
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the historic port of Galle, Amangalla sits within the ramparts of the 17th-century Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Named after the Sanskrit word for 'peace' and galla, the Sinhalese word for the town of Galle, the resort reveals the Fort's daily activities and its rich legacy. Offering views of the resort's 200-year-old gardens and of the Fort and harbour beyond, Amangalla provides for the leisurely exploration of this historic trading port and the surrounding countryside. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amangalla

Address: 10 Church Street | Inside the Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: RM3,203 - RM5,593 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Amangalla 5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Amangalla Hotel Galle
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Galle
#9 Spa Hotel in Galle
#12 Luxury Hotel in Galle
#13 Family Hotel in Galle
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The Garden Chamber Room”
  • King Bed - Four poster
  • Twin vanities
  • View from a Chamber Room - church street wing
 of 5 bubbles spiritlandez, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor rooms have the best views but a lot of stairs”
 of 5 bubbles adrianmulton2010, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The higher the room, the more the stairs...”
 of 5 bubbles lethertravel, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Chamber is awesome”
 of 5 bubbles vangent_11, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Chamber rooms are beautiful - ones with balconies face the gardens”
 of 5 bubbles patrickjj, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
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