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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the French Residence for 2 nights and were not disappointed. The rooms have a decent size, are very clean and the access to the terrace, pool and rooftop made the stay great! The only cons are: lack of water pressure - it took ages to shower; hotel restaurant (not sure if it really belonged to the hotel)...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2016

We booked this place very last minute but what a great place to stay. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the room was very clean. The pool area was kept clean and it was fantastic to see the wildlife in the garden. The beach is just across the road and the hotel had a restaurant which was on...

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Thank Brooksey68
Udine, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
Reviewed 31 January 2016

A modern hotel with outside pool. Large and bright room with AC, tiled floor, wardrobe and large bed. Clean bathroom with shower, towels and hot water. Free Wifi with excellent signal. Outside pool (very good for families with children). Excellent breakfast (fresh fruits, juice, choice of eggs, pancakes, toast & jam, tea, coffee & milk) on rooftop terrace. Professional service...

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Thank Riccardo R
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Rooms are big, comfortable and clean. Wifi works well and food is good. Staff (Momo) is lovely and very helpful. Hotel is quiet and has great balconies/lounge areas. Swimming pool is nice too. There is lovely turtle too!

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Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

The hotel was comfortable. The reception area needed a clean as the gem cabinets were very dusty. I wasn't sure who was managing the hotel but Momo the hotels 'go to' man was incredibly kind and very helpful. He seemed to do everything around the place. Obviously catering for French guests the DVD and book collection offered little for non-French...

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Thank Bradley N
Zwolle, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Ive had a very pleasant stay at your hotel! Nice, big and clean rooms, good bathrooms as well. A nice balcony for relaxing and waching monkeys play and eat! All sorts of (guided) trips can be set up from the hotel. Ive had an interisting excursion to a mysterious cave and a mosque... A short tuk drive will take you...

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Thank Glen W
Milngavie, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2015

It is the staff who make The French Residence the charming place it is in which to spend at least a few days. Located on the outskirts of Tangalle above quite a busy road - mercifully the scrupulously clean bedrooms are excellently soundproofed - this hotel has a LOT going for it - from the delicious breakfasts eaten on the...

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Thank patrick19512015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 30 March 2015

This hotel was clean, functional and reasonably priced. Staff were very helpful and the location was good. The room was small, but did the job and overall the hotel is nice. However, the addition of mosquito nets would have made our experience 100 times more enjoyable. None of us slept properly due to the introduction of a pesky mosquito that...

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1Thank Nicole K
St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2015

French Residence is by Sri Lanka terms fairly pricey (we paid around 8800 Rp a night) and does have a (cloudy) pool. On the plus side our room had a comfortable mattress - air con - hot water and was fairly clean. Also the (good) Breakfast was on a rooftop terrace with good views. Staff were often not around -...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

When we arrived to the hotel, we were tired after 8 hours in the bus from nuwara eliya. The manager shown us clean and nice room, gave us drink, sat with us and showed us the highlights on the map and gave us few useful advices about beaches. We also provided us motorbike. The stuff was helpful, whenever we wanted...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
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Additional Information about French Residence

Address: 260 Matara Road Tangalle, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle
Price Range: $56 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ground floor rooms allow quick access to the pleasant pool!”
 of 5 bubbles patrick19512015, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
“the garden view room is actually the road side room”
  • Room for two
 of 5 bubbles andrejaogrinc, 18 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Deluxe room facing the ocean worth the extra cost.”
 of 5 bubbles nskvortsov, 16 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Front rooms have access to the terrass”
 of 5 bubbles beriksso, 10 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Room 5 was very clean compact and comfortable”
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 of 5 bubbles skier54_10, 18 Mar 2013 | Read review
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