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London, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We are currently staying at bucking place and I can honestly say it is the best hotel I have ever been to. The whole place is run to absolute perfection. Nick, the owner, is so hospitable and you feel more like privileged guests at a friend's house than people staying at a hotel. Every detail has bee thought about, from... More 

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the new and improved restaurant last night with friends to celebrate my birthday, knowing that the experience would be just that , a fabulous experience !.The new restaurant is spacious , light and perfectly located to listen to the waves crashing on the beach. Having eaten here before , I was keen to see all the improvements... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Sri Lanka in late Sept/ early October for 3 weeks. Of the ten or so places we stayed in during this time, this was the clear stand-out for service and quality. Nick and his fabulous team were on hand for everything - from the all day breakfast, to the cold water provided every time we came back from... More 

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Thank you for spreading the word… Many thanks too, for coming to stay, your valued custom and, for being good fun to host. I’m only sorry to learn you must now do everything yourselves? When life gets tiresome and you feel it’s time to be ‘looked after’ once again, yes please do return. October is a great month in which... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my wife spent 2 nights at Buckingham place just lazing around.. We drive in Friday night after a stressful week at work and the staff was expecting us and was warm and welcoming even at 11pm.. The hotel staff is so friendly and accommodating. Loved the "breakfast the whole day" policy which was just what we needed to... More 

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Thank you for coming here to laze around! Many years ago, knowing I’d be an hotelier one day I began noticing what didn’t ‘work’ for me when I travelled and importantly, what I’d prefer to find instead. So there’s little mystery in what we do here – even though your compliments (thank you) are heart warming to say the least!... More 

Ashford, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Before heading to SL found this Hotel online back in April 2016 and after reading the reviews which were all good, we booked a three day stay at BP as our travels would entail passing through Tangalle on the way to Arugam Bay and further on.. The Hotel is located some way from Tangalle town centre some 10 KMs or... More 

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Every so often I’m blessed with the time and great privilege to be in the company of special people. Quite naturally not every traveler, particularly seasoned ones, takes time or shows interest in the hotel team looking after them and, not every hotelier has the chance (or inclination?) to spend quality time with their guests – an hoteliers life is... More 

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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a most friendly place to stay in Sri Lanka... They are maintaining better customer service.. Customer feels very comfortable with this place..Staff is always trying to satisfy the travelers... must visit place in Sri Lanka..

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

What a lovely review? Thank you. Sri Lanka or I should say Sri Lankans, are in my experience quite naturally friendly. My own travels around the island over the past 20 years have been met with warmth and kind hospitality wherever I’ve explored. I’ve endeavored to build on this with the team, on what they do best, but quite honestly... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had 4 rooms for 8 travellers,we were upgraded without asking to amazing lagoon view rooms. The service here is simply wonderful,they know you need something before you do! Nick the owner runs a tight ship but the atmosphere is relaxed luxury. The food and drink are great and very fairly priced for the quality on offer.Thank goodness hotels like... More 

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Old School travelers… With this being a small property, rarely do we host groups of any size. However, I’m delighted to say that for us and your fellow guests too, it really didn’t feel anything out of the ordinary other than, it was an even happier house than usual throughout the entirety of your stay. You are incredibly friendly, appreciative... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are searching for a very tranquile and relaxing location to spent your holidays at, Buckingham place is the place to be!!! From the moment of arriving until the day we sadly had to leave, Nick and his friendly and well trained stuff made us feel very comfortable! Bungalow: The bungalows are extremely spacious and as the rest of... More 

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your tremendous review and lovely photos. I can only apologize for the lateness of my reply, due largely to a full time focus on finishing touches to ‘Ocean Front’ - tested for the first time yesterday by some rather happy if somewhat surprised guests! Testing continues for the next week or so but we’re just... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Nick and his team went above and beyond in terms of service. The food was the best we have had in our entire trip to Sri Lanka and so fresh! It was an extremely personal hotel experience were we got to know staff and had the opportunity to chat with Nick about the country. The hotel is a 20 minute... More 

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

The 'Smashed Avofeta' guests. Many thanks for coming to stay and for supporting us magnificently on Trip Advisor (and elsewhere), it was fun for us too! And, whilst yet to perfect it, and good feta being somewhat of a challenge, it’s great when guests leave ideas behind for others to try – I’m relishing tasting a new breakfast, especially as... More 

Amman, Jordan
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016

My wife, 13 years old son and I had three nights in this outstanding property, our room been Extra Large Garden Suite - August 2016. Hotel & Room: It is actually very beautiful boutique hotel, maintained excellently, very clean and quiet as well. The room we had was big and absolutely enough to hold three persons, it is also very... More 

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

An exceptional family… Luckily for us and guests too, the hotel seems always to attract travellers who really suit being here and whom we wholeheartedly enjoy hosting. But every once in a while, for no discernable reason, some wander through our gates and with their very presence make our home and workplace that little bit more special. You and your... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sea & Lagoon - small, intimate, hospitable Beach Boutique hotel with direct Beach Access. Relaxed imaginative hideaway on wild deserted Indian Ocean beach, boasts a spectacular elevated sea-view restaurant with 'viewing lounge' above plus, 33m Infinity Pool with bar/relaxation & deep ends. 5 acre beach & tropical gardens include separate 12m cooling-off pool while all 16 spacious 'architect style' bedrooms & suites enjoy the tranquility of elevated lagoon views. Un-pretentious, informal, interactive with soul, character & numerous wow factors, Buckingham Place is refreshingly different to suit quiet discerning couples/solos/small families with kids 6yrs+ in search of warm hospitality, sanctuary, romance, nature & fun! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buckingham Place

Address: Wellawathugoda Road | Rekawa Village, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle
Price Range: RM839 - RM1,420 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Buckingham Place 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Buckingham Place Hotel Tangalle
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Tangalle
#1 Family Hotel in Tangalle
#1 Spa Hotel in Tangalle
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“Presidential Suite”
 of 5 bubbles 72jehanp, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All Rooms are could you may be lucky in getting an up grade”
 of 5 bubbles Waipawa, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lagoon view rooms if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles simonc462, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any room, you won't be disappointed. We had an extra large double which was absolutely superb.”
 of 5 bubbles himandherwarriner, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Garden rooms are lovely but you will probably get woken by the Langur monkeys”
 of 5 bubbles PaulV929, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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