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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for just one special night & wished it could have been many more. Breathtakingly beautiful setting & hotel with ravishing pool and delicious food. It was my birthday & they got me a card, cake, balloons & flowers. The beach is superb & the hotels location next door virtually to Turtle Watch meant that we finished a gorgeous dinner...

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Magical review! Thank you very much, I’m delighted to read that we made such a good impression in just one night, and, that you’ve had a special experience at Buckingham Place – long may the memory endure! A feature of the hotels ethos is that everyone coming here deserves the very best we can give - after all, has not...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

As enigmatic and charismatic as it's owner Buckingham Place cannot be described - only experienced. Crave nightlife and packages? Don't go. Enjoy understated tranquility? See you there soon maybe. A warm welcome awaits from the lovely local staff, Rocky the rescue pony, monitor Lizards, peacocks, 80 plus varieties of birds, Gracie the daschund and a whole troop of hilarious monkeys....

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Lost for words… well almost! I’m not really sure what to make of your generous description of me though thank you heartily for it of course, but how can I not feel humble this morning? Your review is as perfect as can be, written passionately, and by a traveller who just ‘got the message’ of this place and its people...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most amazing hotel, elegance from the minute you drive up to the gates! In the evening it is really romantic when they light the whole place up for you with fairy lights. Everyone speaks perfect English and can't do enough for you.The rooms are huge and really keep you in touch with nature yet are totally clean with comfy beds....

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

WOW! Thank you seems hardly enough for such a wonderful accolade? I’m genuinely touched and so proud to read (as is the team) that this is your favourite hotel. So, thank you for choosing Buckingham Place in the first place, for writing so nicely about it but most importantly, thanks for being such lovely, sociable and appreciative guests to host....

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highs: unexpectedly extraordinary scenery an architecture. Amazing service. Hands off but there when you need them. Thoughtful provision of as much filtered/ chilled/ ice water as you can drink! Thoughtful provision of breakfast at anytime of day (included in hotel price) Hotel manager/ owner very present and open to ideas Really enjoyed the breakfasts. The room is beautiful. All games...

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Many thanks for coming to stay, I say on behalf of all you were great fun to host! Special thanks too for forgiving a messed up meal one evening – I hope you didn’t go hungry and respect your kind patience. Switching off then adjusting to our unashamedly slow-paced life isn’t easy for everyone I know, especially when used to...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buckingham Place, Rekawa, Sri Lanka We finally found what we had been looking for: A place, where we could enjoy total relaxation under the warm sun at a time when it’s cold and dark in Europe. A place, that was not yet another anonymous luxury hotel with a lot of modern conveniences, but without soul. At our stay at Buckingham...

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

it’s what we do... Thank you so much, your beautiful testimony is as good as it gets; it in my view leaves no room for doubt and will therefore inspire more weary travellers to beat a path to our gates – fingers crossed we need them! To me though, your review doesn’t only recommend our hotel. You thank the team...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, wonderfully quiet, nice empty beach, attentive staff. Honeymoon suite well worth it for the wildlife views and the palm tree growing through the roof! Easy to arrange transport, and the best food we had in Sri Lanka. We'll be back!

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Thank you very much for coming to stay with us and for sharing your experience with the world. Your review is flawless and straight to the point, I couldn’t hope for better – guests or review! We appreciate your choice of hotel, generously kind praise and your good custom, but moreover I thank you on behalf of us all for...

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time in this perfect remote location. The garden suite is super exiting and modern and singhalien designed. You will really feel welcomed at every time. The infinity pool is just perfect!

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Thank you, all of you… Each Christmas/New Year season brings us too few hours with too much to squeeze in; so much so it’s all we can do sometimes to feed and look after everyone properly before waving them off with fond memories and a great sun tan! Happily though, and your fabulous review bears testament to this, our guests...

Sydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been so looking forward to staying here based on the reviews of others and this lovely place delivered everything expected, plus some. We knew as we drove through local villages and rice paddies (and saw signs about wild peacocks) that this would be just what we were looking for. We didn't realise the small resort had been extended...

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Thank you, all of you… Each Christmas/New Year season brings us too few hours with too much to squeeze in; so much so it’s all we can do sometimes to feed and look after everyone properly before waving them off with fond memories and a great sun tan! Happily though, and your fabulous review bears testament to this, our guests...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There should be a different type of rating scale for a hotel experience of this caliber. Five stars doesn't quite explain how special Buckingham Place is. The service is top notch and perfectly balanced. The staff seem genuinely happy to be working there, and it shows in all of their interactions. All of your needs are constantly met by the...

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Thank you, all of you… Each Christmas/New Year season brings us too few hours with too much to squeeze in; so much so it’s all we can do sometimes to feed and look after everyone properly before waving them off with fond memories and a great sun tan! Happily though, and your fabulous review bears testament to this, our guests...

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Buckingham place is every bit as special as the other reviews here suggest: the service is exemplary without ever feeling forced or too formal, and the idyllic setting, well designed rooms and beautiful gardens make sure you never want to leave. The owner nick has sought to create a space where you have to let go and relax (no set...

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Thank you, all of you… Each Christmas/New Year season brings us too few hours with too much to squeeze in; so much so it’s all we can do sometimes to feed and look after everyone properly before waving them off with fond memories and a great sun tan! Happily though, and your fabulous review bears testament to this, our guests...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sea & Lagoon - small, intimate, hospitable Beach Boutique hotel with direct Beach Access. Relaxed imaginative hideaway on wild deserted Indian Ocean beach, boasts a spectacular elevated sea-view restaurant with 'viewing lounge' above plus, 33m Infinity Pool with bar/relaxation & deep ends. 5 acre beach & tropical gardens include separate 12m cooling-off pool while all 16 spacious 'architect style' bedrooms & suites enjoy the tranquility of elevated lagoon views. Un-pretentious, informal, interactive with soul, character & numerous wow factors, Buckingham Place is refreshingly different to suit quiet discerning couples/solos/small families with kids 6yrs+ in search of warm hospitality, sanctuary, romance, nature & fun! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buckingham Place

Address: Wellawathugoda Road, Tangalle, Netolpitiya 82200, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle > Netolpitiya > Rekawa
Price Range: $223 - $332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Buckingham Place 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Honeymoon Suite is amazing”
  • Hot tub in bathroom
  • Bathroom
 of 5 bubbles Food_Lover_186254, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the south side are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles okaisaborm, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are big, all have views over the lagoon, would be happy with any room”
 of 5 bubbles wallyseal, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All are great only the downstairs ones have baths”
 of 5 bubbles LAL:London, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Presidential Suite”
 of 5 bubbles 72jehanp, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
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