I stayed for a week at Hempel House and loved it. A short tuk-tuk ride from the bustling city of Galle, it is set on the edge of a village in a lovely tropical garden with an inviting swimming pool in which you can actually swim and not just splash around.
The staff are kind and considerate and look after you wonderfully. One night when I was on my own, the nightwatchman insisted on putting his mobile phone number into my own phone in case I was frightened. I wasn't but felt very cared for.
The house is beautifully and comfortably furnished - as a home not a hotel and the room and bed very comfortable with everything I needed - soap, shampoo, dirty clothes bin (washing catered for!) etc.
As an animal lover the icing on the cake was the company of two super friendly dogs and a cat. I would happily have kidnapped them!
This lovely old house is also in the modern world.......wi-fi kept me in touch with work and home.
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