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Buckingham Place

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Wellawathugoda Road, Rekawa, Tangalle 82200 Sri Lanka See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews his team the owner attention to detail sri lanka our honeymoon cake boutique hotel garden suite every aspect moment you arrive every meal high expectations without being intrusive nothing is too much trouble five nights treated like royalty small touches
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first visited Buckingham Place three and half years ago and spent a very happy eight days there. The holiday was perfect; Buckingham Place is gorgeous; the Staff are fantastic and looked after our every need and the location is superb. We didn’t think at...More

1  Thank Steve D
Response from Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham PlaceResponded 2 weeks ago

Guests at their very best!! What more could we want than for guests to settle in and become a part of the place the moment they arrive? You’ve done so twice now. And, after three and a half years it was as if you hadn’t...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We planned this towards the end of our travelling around Sri Lanka and have absolutely no regrets. You often wonder if it can be as good as everyone says on Trip Advisor - IT IS. There’s a reason this is No 1. It’s not just...More

Thank DanHu78
Response from Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham PlaceResponded 2 weeks ago

Raising the bar.. Thanks very much, for being great guests and this resounding thumbs up for what we do – thanks too for posting the fab photos! With 8 years of largely top notch reviews under our belt, I can’t help but wonder when we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite we were there for only one night, the experience was really good. The bungalow were very spacious and comfortable. Impeccable bathroom. The dinning room, besides the swimming pool, has a splendid view over the ocean. You can access to an incredible wild beach, where...More

Thank Jose Antonio V
Response from Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham PlaceResponded 3 weeks ago

One night only… Thank you for coming to stay and for such an emphatic recommendation! Thanks too for your good company and valued custom. Certainly, I wish we could have kept you longer, but that aside, for us it’s both heartwarming and reassuring to read...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This rates as one of the best hotels we have stayed in - anywhere. It is run by UK ex-pat Nick Buckingham and his team of about 60 Sri Lankan staff. We stayed in a garden suite with picture windows and veranda looking out over...More

Thank Mark_Bath_UK
Response from Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham PlaceResponded 3 weeks ago

Master-class… Naturally, reading a really great review makes me smile. Those alerting me to negative issues are welcome too, but a master-class (as I call them) review like yours never fails to make my morning – thank you very much indeed! Knowing, our efforts are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Buckingham Place for four nights as part of our honeymoon and it is an absolutely wonderful place to stay. The food was fantastic and the chef was very accodating for diatery requirements and personal preferences (such as the spice of curries!). The...More

Thank Nicholas B
Response from Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham PlaceResponded 4 weeks ago

Wonderful review, wonderful couple... Thank you very much for sharing 4 days of your honeymoon with us, and for following up with such a wonderfully supportive review. I’m delighted knowing we got it right for you and that you’ve ‘moved on’ with fond memories. That...More

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About
Description
Sea & Lagoon - small, intimate, hospitable Beach Boutique hotel with Spa, and direct Beach access. Relaxed imaginative hideaway on wild deserted Indian Ocean beach, boasts a spectacular elevated sea-view More restaurant with viewing lounge plus, 33m Infinity Pool with bar/relaxation & deep end. 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 (STRICTLY 6yrs and above) in search of warm hospitality, sanctuary, romance, nature & fun! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Minibar
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
16
Price range
US$216 - US$413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Buckingham Place Hotel Tangalle
Location
Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle > Netolpitiya > Rekawa
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
16
Price range
US$216 - US$413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Buckingham Place Hotel Tangalle
Location
Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle > Netolpitiya > Rekawa
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Room & Suite (277)
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Contact
Wellawathugoda Road, Rekawa, Tangalle 82200 Sri Lanka
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Getting there
Mawella Lagoon Airport21 km
Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport40 km
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April 7, 2018|
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April 6, 2018|
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Response from Harvey J | Reviewed this property |
Our bathroom was attached to the rest of the unit but was "open" to the outside air. It was very nice.
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RuthAnn76
April 6, 2018|
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Response from Susan R | Reviewed this property |
We did not see any local massage places, but have to say we used the facilities at BP which were nowhere near the amount you suggest, two of us had a full massage for less than your figure.
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"There are 16 rooms and the garden suites are best for seeing wildlife"
Mark_Bath_UK
4 weeks ago
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"For pure seclusion request a garden suite"
298grahamh
Aug. 27, 2018
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"Family of 4 can comfortably occupy one room"
guyr974
Aug. 8, 2018
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"Honeymoon suite/ tree house"
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Jul. 8, 2018
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