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“A little piece of heaven”
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Villa -
3 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Unawatuna, Galle District, Southern Province

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Very good - based on 7 reviews
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Lquig66
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A little piece of heaven”
Reviewed 6 January 2017 for a stay in March 2016
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On arriving at frangipani house, I knew I had made the right choice. The house is well appointed and fully equipped with everything I needed for my stay. I received a very warm welcome from house mananger Ranil and Bobby the dog!
The house looks out onto the paddy fields, and is only a 10minute tuk tuk ride to the town of fort galle and unawatana beach.
If you want a relaxing holiday in peaceful surroundings but close to the town and beaches this is the place for you.
Would highly recommend it and looking forward to my return visit

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Management Response
8 Jan 2017
Thanks very much for your positive feedback Lorna, I will pass on your compliments to Ranil. Please visit us again.
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KaraER R
Doha, Qatar
1 review
“Great time in a lovely house”
Reviewed 11 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We were two families with young children who shared the entire house. The house was perfect for our needs with comfortable beds and ensuite bathrooms. The decoration was in keeping to its surroundings and there were plenty of spaces to relax or run around whilst watching the peacocks in the paddy fields below.
Ranil looked after us during our stay and cooked for us every night. The food was delicious and we looked forward to our fresh fruit breakfasts and our Sri Lankan dinners. He even bought us hoppers on request for the kids. He arranged our tuk tuks for the beach trips and recommended a great surfing place for the kids to try out proper surf boards.
It was a lovely week as the house is well located and this means Galle, beaches, turtles, spice gardens are all within easy reach but in the evening you can return home to peace and quiet.
Thanks so much for a lovely stay. The kids miss Ranil and Bobby, the German Shepherd who went on evening walks with us every day, a lot. Thanks Ranil for making my birthday special with the yummy cake and lovely flowers.
It's a thumbs up from all of us. We will be back and telling everyone about Frangipani house!

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Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
11 Apr 2016
Thanks so much for your positive feedback and kind comments Kara. It was great to hear that you all enjoyed your stay and that everything was to your satisfaction. I will certainly pass on your compliments to Ranil. We would love to welcome you back in the future.
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sarahJ946...
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Return visit - just as we remembered!!”
Reviewed 28 March 2016 for a stay in February 2016

We first found Frangipani House and Ranil on our first trip to Sri Lanka a year ago. Because we had such a great stay we returned on our subsequent visit. It was as we remembered but better. Ranil is a brilliant host - will organise a tuk tuk if you need it, take you shopping for your food (choosing your fish and vegetables from the market is so much better than the supermarket), cook for you, and generally take care of everything. He also organised our trip to Yala, and suggested accomodation - so helpful. I'm so pleased we returned and have seen the improvements to the villa - and when the swimming pool is complete it'll be even better. Thank you!!

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Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
28 Mar 2016
Thank you so much for your positive feedback Sarah and your kind comments. I will pass on your compliments to Ranil.
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Faversham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2016 for a stay in December 2015

Travelling group: Young Children
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Management Response
8 Jan 2016
Thank you so much for your positive feedback Helen. I so pleased to hear that you had enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back in the future.
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sarahJ946...
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Fantastic place”
Reviewed 6 February 2015 for a stay in January 2015
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We stayed here, with our 1 year old son in January. I can't recommend the Villa, the setting and Ranil highly enough. Our taxi was met by Ranil to guide us, which set the tone for his helpfulness throughout the stay. The villa is set amongst jungle overlooking paddy fields and is such a relaxing place. The villa has everything you need and nothing was too much trouble. The food cooked for us was amazing, and shopping for it was a great experience. Ranil's knowledge of the area, the wildlife, and his hospitality really made our stay. We will be back!!

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Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
10 Apr 2016
Thank you for your kind comments Sarah, we hope you will visit us again.
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