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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We came for the Sri Lanka / Australia Cricket test and spent five days in Galle. Most of the accommodation in Galle was booked out for two couples so we opted for a comfortable boarding house without a pool. It was HOT. We arrived at the Shangri -Lankan Villa not sure what to expect as most websites over dramatise the...

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We only stayed one night at this place, but wished it was longer. What a great place to stay. Nice rooms, nice pool, good food and very friendly people who work here. Can recommend it to everyone. Go visit the turtle farm to bring the mini turtles to the sea.

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 15 July 2016

The location was really nice with the touch of local feeling. The villa and it's surroundings were really beautiful, the food was amazing & the rooms were really huge and clean. However the best part of the whole villa was the stuff! They were all so genuinely friendly, and they can organize anything you want! We planned all of our...

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Sweden
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We didn’t like our first hotel in Bentota and checked out after one night. We went and asked Shangri Lanka Villa if they had availability after reading the fantastic reviews on TA and we were so pleased when they had a room available for us. The moment we entered this place, we didn’t want to leave. And during our 4...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

We have just had a very relaxing 4 days at Shangri Lanka Villa, for 2 days we had the whole place to ourselves 😘 Lovely big rooms with equally big bathrooms. Only gripe was no shampoo or conditioner. Hubby didn't tell me it was a boutique hotel, so I didn't bring any 😳😳. I survived though 😆 Thank you to...

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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Such a amazing place. We stayed for 6 days.Different experience altogether. If you are a person bored of the usual "Hotel" experience than, this is the place to be ! It's very earthy. Food is brilliant. Special mention to Raymond, brilliant chef! He did help us to figure out places to visit. Kitchen is well organised & the best part...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This was our second visit to Shangri Lanka, and won't be our last. Karen, Rohan and their team are wonderful hosts, and nothing feels like too much trouble for them. The guest house is in a great position, slightly out of town, and feels like your own private jungle hideaway. We've stayed in both room 1 and the newer room...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Highly recommended; food was great, rooms were spacious and very clean, staff were amazing! We had a gorgeous 5 days and wish we could have stayed longer…. Left feeling relaxed for the first time in a long time! Thanks to Karen, Rohan and the team.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

I can not say enough about this place. From the minute we got there we felt so relaxed and couldn't wipe the smile off our face. The rooms are spotless and a great size, the bathroom is hue and the little balconies are a great place to enjoy an afternoon drink. There are only a few rooms but it really...

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Reviewed 4 April 2016

The setting is good and the rooms are very spacious and comfortable. However there is only a very small dining area which looks straight into the kitchen. The quite average menu appears never to change and the sound of the microwave certainly gives the game away! Service is not particularly good and the resident proprietor Karen, although trying at times...

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shangrilanka, Owner at Shangri-Lanka Villa, responded to this review

We are glad you liked the setting and the rooms and I personally enjoyed your company being from UK. You are mistaken about the microwave all our food is cooked and prepared fresh, as you say the kitchen is open so people can and do come in and look. We do not use the microwave to cook anything. We have...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Unique boutique guesthouse situated in the heart of a traditional Sri Lankan village. Surrounded by nature yet only minutes from the magnificent Bentota beach. We offer a holiday experience with a difference. No hotel receptions, standard packages, crowds, time restrictions. Just great hospitality and a genuinely personal service, with all the facilities you need. Experience the culture of authentic Sri Lankan village life where ancient customs and traditions blend with modern amenities and services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shangri-Lanka Villa

Address: 23 De Alwis Road | Horanduwa, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Bentota
Price Range: ₹ 8,756 - ₹ 11,507 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“At Bentota room 5 has wonderful early morning views across the rear gardens to the massage building. We also stayed in Room 2, and as it has a bath, it was our favourite. Nothing to differentiate between the Tissa accommodation, all 3 were excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles M6451SMpetera, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Top rooms have sunset views”
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“They are all good.”
 of 5 bubbles SUNOMA, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“They are all lovely. Only 5 in total.”
 of 5 bubbles Nikola180, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Be aware that there are no TVs in the villas or coffee/tea making facilities.”
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