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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We stayed in the upstairs room with balcony which we loved, light and spacious. This was one of the few places in Sri Lanka that makes a good cup of tea and the Sri Lankan breakfasts were best of anywhere. Friendly couple. Lalith ended up being a driver for us to next location which worked well as wasn't easy public...

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

We stayed two nights at the birdhouse. The rooms were very clean and comfortable with enough space to unpack your belongings. There was hot water but not the greatest water pressure - which is like most places in Sri Lanka. The wifi was the quickest we had experienced, barely dropping out. It was in a great location - walking distance...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This hotel is very clean, cozy, comfortable and the owner are so kind. We stayed here for 3 nights, it became one of the best place in Sri Lanka which we've the most relaxing time while staying. It located in the quiet area but not too far from the beach.

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

From the moment we arrived in the birdhouse we felt welcome. Lalith and his family welcomed us with a cup of tea and a nice conversation (which is customary in sri lanka). He showed us our rooms which were the best we stayed in on our 5 week journey. After refreshing Lalith showed us were we could rent bikes and...

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Thank bram b
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Best plaice we stayed in Sri Lanka. Fantastic Family run this plaice and they take customer service to a whole new level. We were there for the start of our trip and we cam beck on the end as well. We couldn't be happier with the experience. They have about 10 rooms-very cosy and clean. Price include tasty breakfast. If...

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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

First we wanted to stay in Unawatuna for 2 nights, but we soon extended our stay for two more, since we had a great time at the Birdhouse! The hosts are very welcoming, we had the best pancakes in Sri Lanka and the rooms are brand new and super clean. Its only 5 minutes to the lovely beach in Unawatuna...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

We spent 4 nights in one of the smarter rooms with a/c which was good value. The room was amazing, very modern with a fab bathroom, definitely the best room we had in Sri Lanka (and we were on a budget). But it was the hosts that made this place special for us. They are so kind and caring, and...

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Helston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 February 2016

We had not prebooked the Birdhouse and turned up by chance. Luckily we were offered a very nice clean spacious room with lovely large en suite shower room. Lally and Asanka were perfect hosts, very smiley and happy full of local information. There was plenty to eat for breakfast which was taken in the garden where we met other lovely...

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Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

This place has new rooms which admittedly are very nice, however they are a lot more expensive than the old rooms, which are very dated. We ended up in a new room with fan only which was way too hot, and switched to an old room with AC, but the old rooms and bathrooms are very dated. The location is...

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Port Douglas, Australia
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

We spent 3 nights here in a new room. Lovely room and worth the extra over the old rooms. Breakfast was nice although not included. Owners were lovely and went out of their way to help. Quiet and peaceful as its not right on the beach. Recommend this hotel.

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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bird House is a beautiful guesthouse set back from the Unawatuna beach offering a warm welcome from a friendly Sri Lankan family. The Bird House offers clean rooms, delicious foods, tourist guiding, transport, tailoring and etc..Located 3 minutes walk from the beach. It is the perfect place to relax and unwind from everyday life. The rooms are spacious and clean with aircon and hot shower, a balcony to sit and watch the world go by. The rooms have good air conditioning and comfortable beds to fall asleep with the jungle sound in the background. This is among the few Tourist Board approved places in the area of Unawatuna. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Birdhouse

Address: Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: RM147 - RM312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Birdhouse 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“We found the lower rooms a bit dark for our tastes so the balcony room was perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles RoseAO, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“During hot periods air conditioned room is a must. Check the A/C before settling for a room.”
 of 5 bubbles yasir_escapes_maldiv, 8 May 2015 | Read review
“the second floor has a lovely balcony”
 of 5 bubbles 98ds, 24 Mar 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are clean and spacious and AC and Non AC available.”
  • Family Room....
  • Dining area in the veranda
 of 5 bubbles thilak47, 11 Aug 2014 | Read review
“As the rooms are different from each other, it is best to choose when you are there.”
 of 5 bubbles claudiaw863, 29 Apr 2014 | Read review
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