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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2012

We stayed at the Blackbeauty for our first 5 nights in Sri Lanka and found it an excellent place to stay, in fact the favourite of our trip. The location is good, set back about a minutes walk from the amazing beach, this meant it was lovely and quiet, perfect for an evening on the balcony enjoying a beer, reading...

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 2 February 2012

We spent four nights at the Black Beauty and can't say enough about the service we received form Britta and staff. We were there with our two year old daughter and she fell in love with the place...the slide, the swings, the pool, the dogs, "Annie" (as my daughter called her), the food (mmmm we all miss the avocados on...

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Winnipeg
Reviewed 3 January 2012

We stayed 2 full weeks with Britta and her excellent staff and really enjoyed ourselves. Rooms are clean and comfortable and the food was some of the best we had in Una. Definitely try the Sri Lankan breakfast and do not miss the curry. I didn't try it until near the end of my stay and if I'd known how...

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brittawegner, Owner at Black Beauty Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. It was a pleasure for us to have you staying with us.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2011

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here, the staff were fantastic, the food very good and the rooms were very comfortable. Endless hot water and a large lockable cabinet in the room were both welcome additions. More importantly this guesthouse is NOT directly on the beach, it is set back a bit from the main road which you have to cross...

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brittawegner, Owner at Black Beauty Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your commend on TripAdvisor. We always try to give our best service for all of our guests. During the school holidays we do have more families with children, like all over Sri Lanka. We always try to accommodate our guests so that they can enjoy their holiday. Families usually value the rooms downstairs, because it is safer...

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Reviewed 29 December 2011

We stayed in Black Beauty for almost 2 weeks - and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The staff are helpful and friendly but at the same time leave you be to enjoy your stay. Black Beauty is set on the other side of the road to the beach, but a very short stroll takes you to a great swimming area. Located...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 22 November 2011

Britta and her staff were very welcoming and great. They promptly took care of the cockroach that got into my room! The place was clean and comfortable. However, given the location I didn't feel like this was the best value...but since I only stayed one night that could have been a difference as I didn't get a chance to know...

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West Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 25 October 2011

As I was looking for a nice place to stay in Unawatuna, everything that popped up seemed touristy and busy and then I found Black beauty and I am glad we went with our instincts and chose this. Britta was very responsive and helpful right from the moment I wrote to her asking for rooms to till check out. Its...

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2011

We arrived in Unawatuna for the last part of our holiday. The staff at Black Beauty were fantastic from the moment we arrived. They were always on hand to help us and extremely polite and helpful. We were pretty much the only guests for the majority of our stay as it was still the end of the monsoon season so...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2011

I came here in May 2011 with a friend for a couple of nights away from Colombo. The location is amazing, just across the road from the most beautiful horse-shoe bay, with golden, sandy beaches. The welcome was amazing - Britta was incredibly welcoming and the staff literally couldn't do enough for us. My only slight gripe is that we...

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BlackBeautyUnawatuna, Manager at Black Beauty Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We always try our best. Black Beauty Team

Dolenjske Toplice, Slovenia
Reviewed 9 September 2011

Unawatuna – good choice. Black Beauty – the best choice. Me and my 9-year old son came after – for a child - qute intense trip and we just wanted to chill out, relax and have some fun on the beach. We came on August 20th and found this little pearl. We looked several other places, but this one seemed...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Many of our guesrs ask us why we chose such an unusual name for a Guest House in Sri Lanka. I read and enjoyed the book as a child ans was struck by the genuine character of Black Beauty. Here was a role model to be followed through life. He was well behaved, honest and thoughtful, always doing the best he could in every situation, wonderful skills we try to instill in our staff. The management chooses new team members with careful consideration and train them to reflect these characteristics. Our aim, over the last 20 years has been to provide the best service for our guests and through gentle and caring ways follow the example of Black Beauty. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Black Beauty Guesthouse

Address: Ganahena, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: ₹ 1,634 - ₹ 3,539 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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