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Jetwing Lighthouse

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Just spent 4 nights here at the beginning of a Sri Lankan holiday. We really enjoyed this hotel. Spacious, spotless rooms with sea views and the sound of the Indian ocean. Staff were friendly and the food was good. Most nights it was a set menu but there was sufficient choice within that. Attractive grounds with sun beds on the...

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review following your recent stay with Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle. We are glad to know you had a pleasant stay with us, experiencing a comfortable and spacious room to stay in while enjoying a variety of cuisine carefully prepared by our own culinary experts. Your compliments on our services and facilities are highly appreciated....

Reviewed 11 February 2015 via mobile

The lighthouse hotel jetwing is a great spot just to come for drinks especially for pre dinner drinks and when the rain is rolling in. Great to watch the sea crash on the rocks. I think it is actually besides the old dutch hospital in the fort the one of best places in town..i have also been here as a...

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your most amazing review following your recent visit to Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle. We are delighted to know you had thoroughly enjoyed the time spent with us. We are very much appreciative of your encouraging feedback on our services and facilities. We are glad we have been able to deliver service to your expectations. Having enjoyed...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2015

Great location but a disappointing Butlins type hotel catering to mass travellers. Huge room overlooking the sea but would much rather have tried for an hotel in town to be able to explore a little more. Disappointing.

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to share with us comments following your stay at Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle. We are sad to know you had not enjoyed your time spent with us. Jetwing Lighthouse does accommodate various groups of travellers from all over the world. We have individual travellerslike yourself and we also have groups who patronize our services...

Alnwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2015

We have stayed here in the past and eaten here recently. It is a wonderful, elegant hotel, designed by the highly acclaimed Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa. In true Bawa style, it is spacious, airy and beautifully proportioned with wonderful vistas from every terrace and common area. Aside from its splendid architecture, the hotel is well managed, clean and functional....

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your detailed review of Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle. We are glad to know you had enjoyed your visit while experiencing great architecture of Sir Geoffrey Bawa in its purest form. It is always a treat to receive positive comments from satisfied guests like yourself at it not only compliments our service to you but also conveys...

Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 31 January 2015

We spent 7 nights here, and it was fantastic! Our room on the top floor of the spa wing was absolutely beautiful, spacious, clean with an amazing view on the sea. How much we loved to watch the sunsets from our balcony... The services were excellent, the staff very attentive, kind and helpful. (Only negative here is housekeeping knocking on...

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the well descriptive review following your recent stay at Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle. We are delighted to know you have had a great time with us, experiencing a spacious and comfortable room to stay in while enjoying a variety of cuisine in our restaurants, carefully prepared by our very own culinary experts. We are very appreciative...

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Kudos to architect Geoffrey Bawa, he is a master. The hotel is beautifully planned, modern functional style with antique furniture. Stunning views form terraces, great comfortable rooms in modern Colonial style. Great bath room. Friendly service, fantastic breakfast and lovely gift shop. This place is made for walking on the beach and enjoying life!

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review on Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle. We are glad you have had an amazing stay with us. It is always a treat to receive positive comments from satisfied guests like yourself. Thank you for your encouraging feedback on our services and facilities. Having indulged in our unique services of hospitality and having enjoyed the...

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Reviewed 28 January 2015 via mobile

What a place! Beautiful bedroom, beautiful grounds and amazing food. We stayed for 6 nights. The food was truly superb, the beds exceptionally comfy and the staff very helpful and friendly. Those who have left negative reviews must have had poor luck as our stay could not be faulted! Well worth a trip to the Spa which was exceptional (we...

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the wonderful review following your recent stay at Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle. We are delighted to know your stay with us had been a blissful experience. We at Jetwing Lighthouse do our best to make each guest feel at home and well looked after. Going through your comments we understand that we have been able to...

Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2015

We stayed for a week - a mixture of just relaxing by the beach and pool and taking trips out. Right by the beach with roaring waves, sightings of turtles and lovely birds in the gardens. Pool by the Spa is huge and great temperature. Location is good with easy access by 3-wheeler to the beautiful Galle Fort restaurants, shops...

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your amazing review on Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle. We are glad to know your stay with us had been a relaxing one experiencing a spacious and comfortable room to stay in while enjoying the picturesque views of the Indian Ocean, just feet away. Your kind words not only compliment our practices of customer service, but also...

Canberra
Reviewed 24 January 2015

I stayed here recently in a deluxe room on the third floor in the Spa Wing. It was simply fabulous and the room was generous, practical, clean and comfortable. Despite sited next to the A2 highway, the design and landscaping makes the rooms quiet and comfortable. We had only one day as we were heading to Yala. Staff was attentive,...

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review on Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle. We are glad you had enjoyed your stay with us, experiencing a spacious and comfortable room to stay in while trying out a variety of cuisine from different Restaurants. It is always a treat to receive positive comments from satisfied guests. We are very appreciative of your encouraging...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Stayed here for our honeymoon and it was the worst hotel we have stayed in ever. When we arrived, the hotel was overbooked so they offered us a room at a different hotel. We got taken in a rikshaw to a villa in one of the back roads where there were 4 villas and more being built. Refused to stay...

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Upon arrival the Front Office Manager had given you an option of staying in a luxurious villa property (Jetwing Kurulubedda) which we promote mainly focusing on honeymoon couples and newlyweds, as it is a retreat with a unique concept and privacy at its best, while the property consists of only two dwellings which has its own private plunge...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An iconic landmark that stands along the Galle coastline, Jetwing Lighthouse blends minimalist elegance with splashes of sophistication set amidst breathtaking ocean views. Designed by famed architect Geoffrey Bawa, this luxurious hotel lets you indulge in the finer things in life as you travel back in time and explore Sri Lanka's colonial past. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jetwing Lighthouse

Address: Dadella, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: $237 - $647 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Jetwing Lighthouse 5*
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
Jetwing Lighthouse Galle
Jetwing Lighthouse Hotel Galle
Lighthouse Spa
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Galle
#5 Spa Hotel in Galle
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Galle
#6 Luxury Hotel in Galle
#10 Romantic Hotel in Galle
#11 Family Hotel in Galle
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