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Hay on Wye
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I booked this place because I assumed it would match the price....it is a bed and breakfast and cost more than our 4/5 star hotel in Colombo. at half the cost it would have been just about right. However I would add that the Fort area of Galle is generally expensive for accommodation That said, the young staff were all...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The New Old Dutch House (to distinguish it from the nearby "Old Dutch House" I suppose), is almost a lovely place to stay. The main fault is the bathrooms, which are cunningly organised when showering to soak everything in the vicinity, including the toilet seat, toilet paper, mirror and occasionally (if showering too vigorously) the electrical sockets. That aside, it...

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Thank Ian T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I booked into the New Old Dutch House for our last two nights in Sri Lanka. Sadly it was really disappointing. The manager did his best to demand payment for both nights when we first arrived, we refused and then he kept coming up- 4 times in an afternoon- and demanding money. Then he charged us roughly...

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Thank BeccaDH
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This small but beautiful guest house has all the essentials for a relaxing stay. The double room we were in was a little small but that didn't matter to us as the staff were really nice and helpful they even gave us a delicious free Sri Lankan lunch on our last day. Two thumbs up.

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oslo
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel is set in a beautiful old building. The building itself, the reception and the garden is what makes this hotel stand out. The rooms themselves, although spacious, could be better kept. Paint was coming of the walls, and the bathroom door was crumbling due to all the moisture. The shower was situated in between the toilet and the...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I found this hotel on Trip Advisor. It was perfectly located right in the heart of the Fort. The room was very clean, the water pressure was excellent, and the air conditioning was perfect. The hotel staff took great care of me - arranging a tour with a Tuktuk driver and finding a great place to eat. This was exactly...

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at New Old Dutch House for 2 nights in September. The guest house is really clean and the breakfasts good (you just get a standard fruit plate, eggs and toast with jam) and it has a perfect location in the middle of the fort, with easy access to loads of restaurants. The leafy courtyard where you eat breakfast...

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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

À nicely furnished room at the basement was giving on an internal patio. The air condtionning felt essential as galle is quite warm and humid. The hotel is located at the beginning of the Old town. We have done everything by feet. No diner, only breakfast but can't give any feedback as we had none there.. Room was 33€.

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Woerden, The Netherlands
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We had booked the Gold room (family room in colonial style) through a big Sri Lankan travel agency and got the reservation confirmed. When we arrived, it turned out we were not at all expected and the room was already occupied. We were downgraded to a homestay across the road with 2 single beds and - after the question where...

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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We did not even end up staying here despite having paid and turned up. Our paid and confirmed booking included a private bathroom and breakfast daily. Upon arrival we were told that if we wanted a private bathroom and breakfast, we would need to pay an extra $28 per night. I showed the manager our booking which clearly shows what...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
New Old Dutch House is situated in Fort, Galle the southern capital of Sri Lanka. Suite rooms with air-condition, attached bathrooms with hot water, satellite TV, WIFI internet and Minibar in a two story building. New Old Dutch House is provides accommodations and also serves as a business center for the tourists. ... more   less 

Additional Information about New Old Dutch House

Address: 21 Middle Street, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: $34 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — New Old Dutch House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Don't rely on their booking system. Only take (and pay for) their luxury rooms if you know for sure it will be available.”
 of 5 bubbles BDSRP, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Avoid cheapest rooms, book only larger rooms if you have to”
 of 5 bubbles ShrinidhiH, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“Near to centre of Galle fort”
 of 5 bubbles Pavel2709, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Don't choose the room above the hotel's jewellery store (no. 6)!”
 of 5 bubbles JuliaPal, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We had a room upstairs at the rear. Very quiet”
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