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The Sun House

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2014

We had a couple of nights in The Sun House in the suite with it's own entrance from the dining terrace and garden. It was lovely, great decor, loads of space and really clean. Slight hiccup upon arrival as they didn't have our name on their list (maybe follow up with them before arrival just in case) but they handled...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Great little hotel with several beautiful rooms done up in a colonial style with quirks from decades ago; however fully fitted with modern facilities. Staff was super helpful and food is great - try the sun house eggs amazing! We were upgraded for free to a cute suite with four poster bed which my bf loved!

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Paris, France
Reviewed 27 April 2014

This hotel definitely has history and character and restored to maintain its charm. The grounds are rustic and the location is great -10min walk from the fort and not too 'off-the-beaten' track. Staff is an issue here though- at every turn we felt pressured to leave a tip. We would be told by different staff on how much trouble it...

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1Thank Raven678
Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

Along with The Dutch House and Taprobane Island, the Sun House is an absolute delight. An unpretentious place but not without genuine character and personality to rest and escape from the city life. A team of lovely and attentive staff made me felt right at home. A perfect place for someone looking for a place to call home over a...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 14 April 2014

We had an excellent stay at The Sun House. I like the fact that it's away from the quite touristy Fort area (about a fifteen-minute walk, I'd say) and it's in a very quiet and secluded part of town. We had a standard room that opened out on to the main veranda. Whilst a bit small, both my wife and...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 2 April 2014

My husband and I chose to spend my 40th birthday at the Sun House during a two week trip to Sri Lanka. I had come across the Cinnamon Suite in a travel magazine, and I fell in love with the idea of passing a milestone in a big, colonial house with an outdoor bath tub! The location of the Sun...

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Thank Rebecca M
Saint Ignatius, Montana
Reviewed 26 March 2014

From beginning to end it was perfect! The staff, so helpful and pleasant. The location, perfect for seeing Galle. The history of the home with all of the memorabilia, so interesting. The meals were Excellent!! Really gourmet. Our breakfasts (that were included) were made to order, couldn't have been better. And the rooms had everything to make our stay perfect....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at the Sun House. I felt immediately at home and comfortable there. There is a beautiful sitting room full of all sorts of quirky things, as well as books and games you are free to borrow. It is near enough to Galle Fort to stroll down, but equally easy to get a tuk tuk back...

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Muscat
Reviewed 1 March 2014

My wife and I drove down to Galle for the day last Thursday and, after spending the afternoon in Galle Fort, we headed up to the Sun House for dinner. The staff (and owner) could not have been more welcoming, the House itself is charming (we were also shown around the Dutch House next door, which is stunning) and the...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 16 February 2014 via mobile

I highly recommend this property. Nicely decorated rooms with friendly and helpful staff. The property is 10 min walk from Galle Fort and we enjoyed the peaceful surroundings. Had dinner there and it was just great food. I loved the open shower that i had on the deluxe room. This property has character and is a true boutique property. Yes...

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Additional Information about The Sun House

Address: 18 Upper Dickson Rd, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: ₹ 10,784 - ₹ 20,759 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Sun House 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
The Sun House Hotel Galle
The Sun Hotel
Sun Hotel Galle
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Galle
#15 Luxury Hotel in Galle
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“Try an Arrack Sours at the bar. The Sri Lankan breakfast (curry) is enough to last the whole day.”
 of 5 bubbles 865christianj, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Dumas and araliya both very good.”
 of 5 bubbles TurleighTraveller, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Cinnamon suite lovely but no air con. other rooms do I believe. Every room quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles paulw45_12, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Choose the Dumas Suite for air con and privacy”
 of 5 bubbles BeeT247, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We only had lunch here so can not comment on rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 270, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
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