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Apa Villa Illuketia

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#14 of 31 Hotels in Galle
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
Air Conditioning
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Multilingual Staff
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Laundry Service
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3 Star Hotel
A villa hideaway with five suites set in 12 acres of garden and ponds. A luxury that our guests can discern on arrival. Only 15 minutes from Galle town, going to Illuketia is a return to nature and plantation lifestyle. The splendid mansion with original wooden temple doors, carved...
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Illuketia Watta | Wanchawala, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
9.4 km to Koggala Airport
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful villas set amidst acres of well tended gardens, with rooms designed with a balance of international flair and local context. The staff were helpful without being obstrusive; the pool was Bali- villa esqued, and the food was amazing. This is unmissable.

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Apa Villa feels like a mini enchanted garden, with nature and man-made things thriving in perfect symbiosis. We booked the room through email and General Manager, Ajantha was responsive and helpful. However, the Villa’s website could do with a makeover as it is dated in...More

1  Thank Ceylonboy
Reviewed 26 April 2018

We spent 3 days here as the conclusion to our 2 week tour around Sri Lanka as a place to relax before flying home. It is elegant, tranquil and a tastefully decorated property. It is as if your host has been called away for a...More

1  Thank GrahamTW
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely 1 night stay next visit we will stay for a couple of nights as the lication is very special and relaxing. The good is so fresh and the staff are truly lovely souls. Communication with the guest house was as little difficult...More

1  Thank Lionel888
Reviewed 15 March 2018

We stumbled across Apa Villa searching for somewhere close to Galle Fort, yet out of the usual tourist route. To say we were pleasantly surprised is an understatement... Apa Villa Illuketia is pure paradise. The beautiful eye used to decorate the place, the level of...More

1  Thank Kirsten S
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Pool
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Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Air Conditioning
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US$ 93 - US$ 292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Family Hotel in Galle
#6 Romantic Hotel in Galle
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 93 - US$ 292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#4 Family Hotel in Galle
#6 Romantic Hotel in Galle
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Yes they are though I had trouble contacting them too. Here is the number. I think it is wrong on the website. ‭+94 (91) 438 1410‬
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"Each of the four rooms in the house equal size and outlook, all beautifully decorated. Bungalow is a 2..."
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"Pond Cottages or Waterlily rooms"
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"All the rooms were lovely!"
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"The best room is the one with a huge verandah - very welcome in exceptionally hot weather like we experienced"
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