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Bexhill
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

It was out first visit to Sri Lanka and Buckingham place was the first place we stayed during our holiday. It was soon obvious that it was a very lively place to be with superb service delivered with calm efficiency coupled with delicious food. We did not initially realise just how good BP is compared to much of the competition....

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing Buckingham Place and for following through with a magnificent, complimentary review. Rich in detail your review will doubtless inspire others to come here and thus, contributes towards sustaining what we do and the livelihoods of the hotels ’45 strong’ team. The week we had the privilege of hosting you both was an exceptionally happy...

Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

We have been to Buckingham Place in November and we had a great time. I don't need to repeat everything, all 5 star reviews are just right. Especially the food was above our expectations. A special thanks to Mr. Nick and his Crew for the lovely time!!

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your delightfully sweet review. I never fail to be touched when I read of guests having a great time with us - it’s tremendously rewarding and makes me feel our efforts are worthwhile. Thanks also, for reinforcing all the reviews submitted before yours and, the photos are wonderful – I especially like the monkeys in...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

This place is so fantastic, we were able to recharge our batteries for the next leg of our holiday. The staff were well trained and so friendly nothing was too much trouble. We had all of our meals in the restaurant and couldn't fault the quality or the quantity. The local wild life also find the hotel to their liking...

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Firstly, please forgive the tardiness of my reply! Currently we’re at the height of season so it’s 'all hands to the deck' to look after guests – sparing little time for anything else. Excellent, ‘wow factor’ reviews like yours are quite frankly what sustain this place and give us a ‘height’ to our seasons. So I take this (and every...

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2016

The sound of waves crashing onshore being carried upon the breeze. The sedative sound of cicadas and exotic birds gliding past. The gentle swaying in time with the rustling branches above. Savouring that moment of pure tranquility. Lying on a hammock in the impeccable grounds of Buckingham Place. Closing your eyes and longing to be back there. Remembering the hot...

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

One might reasonably think that so many glowing reviews may have gone to my head by now or, that I’d be blasé about them at least. Neither notion is true. In fact reviews seem always to touch me, just as yours has this morning. My reply is to both of you – daughter and mum. I too have fond memories...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Just that - outstanding. We spent 10 days at Buckingham Place before Christmas and had the happiest time. Nick, the wonderful staff, the huge, beautifully appointed rooms. Rocky. Superb food and drink. The attention to detail. The fabulous trips organised for us from the hotel: to canoe the lagoon, elephant safari, whale watch (we saw 3 blue whales). Rekawa Beach...

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

“Outstanding” barely describes the joy you brought to our hotel for 10 days... A happier, more enthusiastic but laid back family we could not wish to host. You kept us busy enough, but I speak for all when I say we were sad to see you leave! We relished hosting and serving you just as we do with every guest,...

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

We spent a fantastic news years eve here and had a wonderful time. The owner Nick pays a lot of attention to details which make such a difference to many other places. The rooms are spacious, even the bathrooms. The food is amazing and the staff are friendly and helpful. The place is by a beach where you can swim...

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and, the speed at which you’ve written in to Trip Advisor! Thanks too, for choosing Buckingham Place to see in your New Year, I think you speak for everyone about that night, certainly you do for me and the Team - it is so far, our most spectacular night. Equally; your choice of hotel,...

Leeds
Reviewed 2 January 2016

We stayed at Buckingham Place for over a week towards the end of November 2015 and loved every single minute of our experience there. I implore you to just go and see how amazing it is for yourselves, however I will attempt to do this place justice with my meagre words anyway...! Firstly, the location. Yes it's off the beaten...

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

Should you still be in any doubt, your amazing review and beautiful photos do very much more than justice to our hotel. I view your enthusiasm and support for what we do as second to none and, immensely touching - as I do being told you loved every minute of your week with us and your holiday was better than...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Just spend an incredible two nights here. We loved every minute in this peaceful oasis. We had a room with a balcony overlooking the lagoon, great place to sit and watch the beautiful sunsets. No children under 6 was an added bonus. Restaurant magnificent, great Sri Lankan options and even more if you've reached peak rice and curry. I loved...

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

What finer compliments could any of us hope to read, than your reviews caption and final sentence – let alone everything else you’ve written?! As we franticly ready the hotel for ‘New Years Eve’ this morning, I remind myself not to get too carried away with great praise, nor allow either the Team or myself to rest on our laurels....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights at the hotel and loved our time there. The rooms and bathrooms are huge and modern, the hotel is built very intelligently with separate buildings for most rooms, all with far reaching views across the lagoon. Nick is a gentleman and makes you feel wanted in the hotel and his staff are all brilliant too, clearly...

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Buckinghamplace, Owner at Buckingham Place, responded to this review

I reply to two more fabulous reviews this morning; and as 2015 draws to a close, I look back with utter amazement and pride at the tremendous support we’ve received since our gates opened on 1st October 2010. It really is humbling to read again, some of the incredible accolades showered on us over the last 5 years – especially...

Stirling
Reviewed 26 December 2015

We stayed at Buckingham Place for six nights at the beginning of December. We were impressed from the moment we arrived. However, if you are looking for a lively night life stay clear this is the ultimate chill out place. The service from the staff was excellent they are very well trained and understand about customer care. The food was...

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I believe my proud boast to be fair and just; that week-in week-out the Buckingham Place ‘guest list’ is second to none – and mercifully not for the fame and notoriety of its guests! Simply, I can’t imagine nor have I met a more sociable, diverse or pleasant array of guests at any hotel - anywhere. I can now add...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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, Rekawa, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle > Netolpitiya > Rekawa
Price Range: $190 - $335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Buckingham Place 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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